UNC Asheville's Career Center will host "Life is Calling…What is Your Intention," a series of career and personal development activities, from March 29-April 2. The series is designed to help participants align their career goals with their life vision, and will include motivational speakers and workshops. All events are free and open to the public.
The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at UNC Asheville will hold an open house from 3:30-5 p.m. on Friday, April 2, at the RENCI at UNC Asheville Community Engagement Site, located in the Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville. The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville's Art Department will hold its 13th annual Soup-and-Salad Bowl Sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 26, in UNC Asheville's Owen Conference Center. Proceeds from the sale will benefit UNC Asheville's Ceramics Program.
Noted mathematician Stan Wagon will deliver UNC Asheville’s ninth annual Parsons Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Wagon’s lecture, “Surprises in Mathematics,” is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville will host a talk on "Catching Up or Leading the Way" by distinguished educator Yong Zhao at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, at UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Zhao is author of the acclaimed book by the same title, which addresses global education. The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville's Religious Studies Department will host a talk on "Religious Appalachia: Mass Culture, Lost Mountains and Vanishing Traditions" by Wake Forest University professor Bill J. Leonard at 7 p.m. Monday, March 29, at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center. The talk is the second annual Sam Hill Lecture in Southern Religious History. The event is free and open to the public.
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, April 3. Registration will be held at UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union. Events will take place across campus and include an academic and student organization fair, student-led campus tours and sessions for parents and students on admissions, academic and extracurricular programs, scholarships and other financial aid.
UNC Asheville's Center for Jewish Studies will host an evening with acclaimed Jewish author Howard Schwartz at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center. Schwartz will give a talk on "Tales of the Great Jewish Mystics," which is his most popular program. Following the talk, UNC Asheville's Hillel student organization will host a havdalah ceremony and dessert reception. Events are free and open to the public.
Registration is now open for a severe weather workshop hosted by UNC Asheville's Atmospheric Sciences Department. The workshop will be held from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 17, in UNC Asheville’s Robinson Hall, room 125. The workshop is open to the public, and no prior knowledge of meteorology is required. Cost is $15.
UNC Asheville will hold the 10th annual “F-Word Film Festival: A Celebration of Images By and About Women (But For All Audiences)” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. Two award-winning films, “Club Native” and “Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority,” will be screened.