Sat, 12/14/2013 - 1:11pm
Some 263 new graduates received an exhortation to change the world and an invitation to dance, as they received their diplomas at UNC Asheville’s December 2013 Commencement.
Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:55am
UNC Asheville will hold its December 2013 Commencement, with 263 graduates receiving diplomas, at Kimmel Arena in the Sherrill Center on campus. The commencement ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, and is free and open to the public.
Wed, 11/20/2013 - 5:00pm
UNC Asheville will host its annual Head Start Holiday Party from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Justice Center.
Donated gifts are already wrapped and individually labeled for the 56 children from the Pisgah View Head Start center who will attend.
This year's party will feature crafts, games, food, storytelling, dancing, a visit from Rocky the mascot, and from Charles James, associate professor of chemistry, who will make his annual appearance as Santa Claus.
Tue, 11/05/2013 - 3:24pm
TheatreUNCA will present “columbinus,” a play sparked by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., with four public performances, opening November 21 in UNC Asheville's Carol Belk Theatre.
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 3:08pm
Novelist Tommy Hays will read from his new book, What I Came to Tell You, in the next installment of the Writers at Home series, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. This series, produced by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program, is free and open to the public.
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 10:04am
Bert Holmes, Philip G. Carlson Distinguished Chair and professor of chemistry, has earned the 2014 American Chemical Society Award for Research at an Undergraduate Institution. It is the highest recognition by the American Chemical Society (ACS), the professional organization of chemists, for achieving a career of meaningful undergraduate research mentorship.
Tue, 09/24/2013 - 8:30am
The discovery of Abraham Lincoln in a rare photo at the scene of the Gettysburg Address has put Christopher Oakley, UNC Asheville assistant professor of new media in the national spotlight as the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s famed oratory approaches.
Mon, 09/16/2013 - 4:42pm
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 open to the public.
The featured presenters will be John Stoltzfus, chief investment strategist for Oppenheimer Management Inc., and Jeffrey Wilcox, UNC Asheville associate professor of environmental studies. The symposium is hosted by Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in collaboration with UNC Asheville.
Mon, 09/16/2013 - 3:39pm
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).
Wed, 08/07/2013 - 10:39am