Just in time for the winter weather season, UNC Asheville offers the 2013 Western North Carolina Weather Calendar, complete with daily average high and low temperatures, phases of the moon and daily sunrise and sunset times.
"Horses in Motion," a collection of paintings by UNC Asheville senior Kathleen Kelley, will open with a reception at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, in UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library. The exhibit is the culmination of Kelley's work toward a bachelor's degree with a major in art.
Russian scholar Evgenii Kazartcev will speak about Northern Renaissance poetry, offering the lecture, "The Nature and Origins of Iambic Verse: Early English, Dutch, German and Slavic Iambic Verse," at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in UNC Asheville's New Hall, room 118. This event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of special events including a panel discussion, storytelling performance, and presentations of Cherokee language, ceremonies, pottery, ceremonies and rituals.
The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) at UNC Asheville is pleased to announce the 2012 Craft Research Fund grant awards. This is the center's 8th year of annual awards to advance, expand and support research about craft in the United States for both graduate and professional level scholars. This national grant program is funded by a private charitable foundation.
Vocalist Stephanie Morgan and keyboard artist Chuck Lichtenberger of Stephanie's Id will join UNC Asheville's Percussion Ensemble as part of a concert which will also feature the UNC Asheville String Quartet. The music begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in Lipinsky Auditorium.
UNC Asheville senior Macon Foscue is one of seventeen students across the state to receive the 2012 Community Impact Award. Given by North Carolina Campus Compact, the award recognizes college students who make significant, innovative efforts to address local community needs.
UNC Asheville's Amnesty International chapter presents a film festival, November 5-9, featuring four documentaries selected for their power, inspirational qualities, and ability to raise awareness of human rights issues.