Fri, 02/22/2013 - 12:50pm
James Loewen, author of the groundbreaking best-seller, “Lies My Teacher Told Me,” will speak at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, at UNC Asheville’s Robinson Hall, Room 125. This event is free and open to the public.
Mon, 02/18/2013 - 1:39pm
Young scientists from 10 middle schools and nine high schools in Western North Carolina will test their talents in the Regional Science Olympiad Tournament at UNC Asheville Saturday, February 23. The competition will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at various locations across campus.
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 3:47pm
UNC Asheville will host its third annual Health Fair with exhibits from some 40 local health organizations and businesses, from 11 a.m-2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, on the Kimmel Arena concourse. The fair is free and open to the public, with free parking available in the Kimmel Arena parking deck.
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 11:59am
UNC Asheville will host a sexual harassment "speak-out" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Laurel Forum in Karpen Hall. The speak-out will bring voice to diverse experiences of sexual harassment, and provide information about preventing and defending oneself against sexual harassment. The event is free and open to the public.
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 9:47am
The spring course catalog for the nationally renowned College for Seniors is now available online. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in person at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center. The College for Seniors courses are offered by OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville.
Spring courses begin in March and the lineup contains new offerings and popular favorites, skills courses and serious academic exploration. No tests or grades are given.
Thu, 02/14/2013 - 10:55am
NOTE: The opening reception and talk by Walter Ziffer have been RESCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20.
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 3:26pm
The energy documentary "Switch" will be screened at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at UNC Asheville in Rhodes-Robinson Hall, Room 125 and at 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in Ferguson Auditorium at A-B Tech Community College.
The screenings are in observance of National Engineers Week and will provide the public a wide-ranging, objective and pragmatic look at the complete spectrum of energy generation, including nuclear, fossil-fueled and renewable resources.
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 11:36am
The Reuter Center Singers' next concert takes place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Kenilworth Presbyterian Church, 123 Kenilworth Rd., in Asheville.
The Reuter Center Singers, a community choir directed by Chuck Taft and based at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville, will offer a varied musical program including choral arrangements of "When the Saints Go Marching In," "How Can I Keep from Singing," "Purple Summer" from the musical "Spring Awakening," and more.
Fri, 02/01/2013 - 4:35pm
The Writers at Home series, sponsored by UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program, continues in February with readings by writers David Madden and Eric Steineger. The readings take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 17, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. This event is free and open to the public.
Thu, 01/31/2013 - 4:35pm
UNC Asheville will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with a series of events including film screenings, lectures and a step show.
The following Black History Month events at UNC Asheville are open to the public, and free unless otherwise indicated: