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Award Winning Faculty and Staff 2021

Awards were given for service to the University, teaching, creativity and scholarship. Learn More

Irene Rossell, Professor of Environmental Studies, Receives 2021 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching

If your homework assignment includes crafting an axe handle from a hickory sapling or creating… Learn More

Grace Volk

Chemistry Major and Student-Athlete Wins Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship Learn More

UNC Asheville Ranks Among Top Universities for Waste Reduction by National Wildlife Federation

UNC Asheville was ranked as the top university in the nation in the food organics… Learn More

UNC Asheville Announces Spring 2021 Chancellor’s List and Dean’s List Students

The Chancellor’s List is made up of full-time students who have achieved a 4.0 grade… Learn More

2021 Distinguished Teacher of the Year: Erica Abrams Locklear

For seven generations, Professor of English Erica Abrams Locklear’s family has spread roots in the… Learn More

In the News

Europe: “Climate justice must not stop at borders” human rights organizations tell ECHR in landmark case

(Mark Gibney, professor of political science)
From Amnesty International

The Body’s Most Embarrassing Organ Is an Evolutionary Marvel

(Rebecca Helm, assistant professor of biology)
From The Atlantic

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity releases a new film about the history of discriminatory housing practices

(Sarah Judson, associate professor of history)
From Mountain Xpress


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Spring 2021 Campus Plan

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