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.
The Writers at Home fall series continues with readings by contributors to the new issue of "The Great Smokies Review," the online literary magazine published by UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program. This event is free and open to the public and begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville.
"The Wild Known," a collection of photographs by UNC Asheville senior Amy Schnell, will open with a reception at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, in the Owen Hall Second Floor Gallery on campus. The exhibit is the culmination of Schnell’s work toward a bachelor's degree with a major in art.
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. on Saturday, Nov. 9, on campus. Those attending will have the opportunity to meet faculty and staff from every academic area, as well as representatives of many 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.
"Symbolization of Species," an exhibit of 10 lithographic prints by UNC Asheville senior Katherine Culatta, will open on Monday, Nov. 11, on campus in Ramsey Library Blowers Gallery. The exhibit is the culmination of Culatta’s work toward a bachelor's degree with a major in art.
Chris Bashinelli, traveling public TV host, will provide the keynote address as UNC Asheville presents a series of International Education Week events from Nov. 11-15. International Education Week promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment, and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. The week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education.
Susan Reinhardt, who won a loyal following during her many years as columnist with the Asheville Citizen-Times, will lead a comedic writing workshop from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 in Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum, on the UNC Asheville campus. “Writing Funny,” is a one-day, non-credit workshop from the university’s Great Smokies Writing Program.
Just in time for the changing seasons, UNC Asheville offers the 2014 Western North Carolina Weather Calendar, complete with daily average high and low temperatures, phases of the moon and daily sunrise and sunset times.
The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Asheville will hold a meeting from 2-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 in the Highsmith University Union, room 235, on the UNC Asheville campus.