UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library will host a reception at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, to introduce the new exhibition of photos and vintage technology, called “Our Evolving Library.” The reception will provide library patrons and supporters a chance to talk to library staff about future needs and direction of library services.
The UNC Asheville Board of Trustees recently welcomed new members and elected officers. The board is composed of 13 members; eight are appointed by the UNC Board of Governors and four are appointed by the North Carolina governor. The UNC Asheville Student Government Association president, who is elected by the student body, also is a voting member of the board.
Architect Vladimir Belogolovsky, founder of New York-based Intercontinental Curatorial Project, will present a talk, "Colombia Transformed, Architecture = Politics," at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22 in UNC Asheville's Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville will welcome some 600 freshmen to campus on Friday, August 16, when the residence halls open to new students and the university holds its annual Convocation ceremony. UNC Asheville enrolled 553 first-year students last fall, and 540 in the fall of 2011.
EVENT NOW RESCHEDULED FOR NOV. 6 - Cornel West, author of Race Matters and Democracy Matters, will discuss the role of race, gender and class in American society in a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16 in the Kimmel Arena at UNC Asheville's Sherrill Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Eleven UNC Asheville Art Department faculty members will display their work in a wide-ranging exhibition Aug. 23-Oct. 4 at UNC Asheville's S. Tucker Cooke Gallery. The show kicks off the gallery's 2013-2014 season. There will be an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the gallery.
The Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Asheville will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2013 in the Highsmith University Union, room 235, on the UNC Asheville campus. The purpose of the meeting is to review in closed session the job performance of an employee.
"Urban Photography from the Streets of a Bohemian Mountain Town," an exhibit of both color and black-and-white photographs by local artist Joe Longobardi, will be on view August 16-September 27, in UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library. An opening reception will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27 in the Blowers Gallery.