A panel of area musicians, teachers and others will provide an update on women's experiences in the music business. "Women in Music," part of UNC Asheville's observance of Women's History Month, is co-sponsored by the university's Department of Music and the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies program. The event takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 in the Highsmith University Union Grotto on campus.
Junior Walk, a West Virginia native who travels the country speaking out against mountaintop-removal mining on behalf of the Keeper of the Mountains Foundation, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union, Alumni Hall. Walk was a 2011 recipient of the Earth Island Institute's Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership.
"Spoon | Fed," a new exhibition featuring works on the theme of the overlooked utensil, the spoon, opens with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Mar. 15 at UNC Asheville's Center for Craft, Creativity & Design in Hendersonville.
Job and internship seekers have an opportunity to meet representatives of many area employers at UNC Asheville's 2013 Internship and Job Fair. The fair is free and open to all degree-seeking college students and graduates, and offers a chance to learn more about part-time, seasonal and full-time jobs and internship opportunities. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the Justice Center.
Effective Teacher Training, a series of classes recommended for those interested in substitute teaching, will be offered on four consecutive Saturdays beginning April 6, by the Asheville Graduate Center at UNC Asheville.
The f/32 photography group will present an exhibit, "Texture, Pattern, Shape, Oh My!" from March 1-31 in the Blowers Gallery at UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library. This exhibit will open with a reception from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 3. Both the reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public.
Leadership Asheville, a leadership development organization, will join with UNC Asheville in the coming months, and transition away from its current status as an independent, nonprofit organization. The announcement was made today, following discussions between leaders of the two organizations and a vote by the Leadership Asheville Board of Directors.
Local artists Jeremy Russell and Valeria Watson-Doost will open their new collaborative exhibit, "Whole Earth Theory: Dimensions of Life and Death" with a reception at 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, in UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union Gallery.
UNC Asheville's Admissions Office will host an open house for high school and transfer students and their families from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, on campus. Those attending will have the opportunity to meet faculty and staff from different academic areas, and representatives of a wide range of campus organizations. The open house also includes student-led campus tours and sessions for parents and students on admissions, academics, extracurricular programs, scholarships and other financial aid.