• UNC Asheville Hosts Wisdom Film Festival on September 24

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    UNC Asheville’s Healthy Aging Program Initiatives (HAPI) Lab, in collaboration with the Land of Sky Area Agency on Aging, will host an intergenerational Wisdom Film Festival from 12-6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Full Article>
  • “Water’s Role in Supporting Humanity, Industry and the Global Economy” – Symposium at UNC Asheville on September 19

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    A symposium on “Understanding Water’s Role in Supporting Humanity, Industry and the Global Economy” will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. This event is free and Full Article>
  • Novelist Wiley Cash to Headline “Celebrating Madison County”

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Best-selling novelist Wiley Cash will headline “Celebrating Madison County,” featuring literature, music and photography, presented on October 25-26 at UNC Asheville. Cash will offer a solo reading, and other well-known area writers, photographers and performers will share their creative responses to the cultural heritage and rugged physical beauty of Madison County during this free, two-day event. Cash will read from his best-selling novel, "A Land More Kind... Full Article>
  • Preservation and Digitizing of Slave Deeds Earns National Award

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Deborah Miles, executive director of UNC Asheville’s Center for Diversity Education, and Drew Reisinger, Buncombe County Register of Deeds, were named co-recipients of a 2013 Award of Merit from the national Council of State Archivists (CoSA). In the nomination for this award, Sarah Koonts, North Carolina state archivist wrote: “By digitizing and making these local records available in a variety of resources, Reisinger and Miles are helping educate people nationally on the variety of resources found in these local offices.” Miles began... Full Article>
  • ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 5: Shaping Craft + Design

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center announces ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 5: Shaping Craft + Design to be held October 11-13, 2013 at the Reuter Center on the UNC Asheville campus. This weekend event falls at the end of American Craft Week (Oct. 4-13). This 5th annual ReVIEWING Black Mountain College conference will explore new ways of thinking about the role and impact of Black Mountain College on the development of craft and design movements in America and internationally.... Full Article>