Fri, 03/06/2009 - 12:00am
Instead of hitting the beach this spring break, more than 55 UNC Asheville students will fan out across the south March 7-15 to participate in four different volunteer opportunities from Asheville to Mississippi.
Thu, 02/05/2009 - 12:00am
From Asheville's East End neighborhood to the Ninth Ward in New Orleans, urban renewal and community dismemberment can have devastating effects on the residents. Clinical psychiatrist Mindy Fullilove calls the resulting stress "root shock," and it can have a negative impact on the entire community for decades.
Mon, 02/02/2009 - 12:00am
UNC Asheville's Craft Campus will continue its year-long lecture series, "Meet the Maker: Conversations of Meaning with Craftspeople," with a talk by noted local artist Sylvie Rosenthal at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, in UNC Asheville's Owen Hall, room 237. The event is free and open to the public.
Thu, 01/22/2009 - 12:00am
Students laboring over their math homework may not realize it, but passing Algebra turns out to be a gateway to later achie
Mon, 01/12/2009 - 12:00am
UNC Asheville will host a community reception with Bernard LaFayette, keynote speaker for the 28th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast. The reception will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center. The event immediately follows the breakfast, which will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the Grove Park Inn. The reception is co-sponsored by UNC Asheville's Office of Retiree Services and the Asheville-Buncombe County Martin Luther King Jr. Association. The event is free and open to the public.