Warren Wilson College News

Saturday: Fiddles & Folklife

April 16th, 2014 -

The annual Fiddles & Folklife festival is Saturday, April 19, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. in and around Bryson Gym, with a square dance beginning at 7 p.m.

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Participate in Habitat for Humanity Women Build

April 15th, 2014 -

On Sat., April 19, join fellow students in building houses right here in Swannanoa.

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The Austin Wright Scholarship for Leaders

April 15th, 2014 -

This award ($2,000) is made in memory of Austin Wright, class of 2005, whose infectious spirit of adventure inspired his classmates to new challenges.

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Senior service requirement, ESP and 100 hours due April 24

April 15th, 2014 -

All graduating seniors will need to submit their extended service project paper on Moodle (guidelines available on the Service Program website) and have 100 hours recorded on their service transcript by April 24 in order to be cleared for May graduation.

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Peter Sagal of “Wait Wait…” to speak at WWC Commencement May 17

February 21st, 2014 -

The wait just got shorter: Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me,” is returning to Asheville in May.

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NSSE survey drawing winners

April 14th, 2014 -

Completing campus surveys really does pay off! A total of 101 first-year students and 90 seniors completed the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) online this spring, and they were all entered into a prize drawing conducted on April 8.

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Three WWC students receive Derieux undergraduate research awards

April 12th, 2014 -

Three WWC students who presented their research at the N.C. Academy of Science annual meeting were awarded Derieux Prizes for Excellence.

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Senior Gift Tree Tattoos

April 14th, 2014 -

The senior class is selling temporary tattoos of the Warren Wilson College Tree.

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Smithsonian scientist Huber to speak on climate change April 17 at WWC

April 2nd, 2014 -

Brian Huber, Ph.D., will give a talk titled, “Planktonic Foraminifera: Recording Climate Change for 120 Million Years.”

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WWC MFA faculty, alumna receive 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

April 11th, 2014 -

Faculty members Christopher Castellani and Mary Szybist and alumna Meghan O’Rourke are among the 177 Guggenheim Fellowship winners for 2014.

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Warren Wilson Theatre to present Shaw’s “Pygmalion” April 24-27

April 11th, 2014 -

In its 2013-2014 season finale, Warren Wilson Theatre will present George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion.”

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Warren Wilson College Plow Day 2014: worth the wait

April 14th, 2014 -

Road construction and rainy weather gave way to a sunny Appalachian spring day and a very popular 2014 Plow Day on the Warren Wilson College Farm.

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Epiphany Project presents a special performance April 21 at WWC

April 11th, 2014 -

The globetrotting music ensemble will present a special performance at 7 p.m. in the Warren Wilson College Chapel.

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Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014 names Warren Wilson among 20 “Best Buys”

February 8th, 2014 -

For the eighth time since 2005, the guide has chosen WWC as one of the nation’s “Best Buys” among private colleges.

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Writing Center Crew opening

April 8th, 2014 -

Writing Center Crew is accepting applications for the 2014-15 academic year.

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Follow the College on tumblr and instagram

February 5th, 2014 -

Be sure to follow the College on tumblr and instagram for images, news, videos, and more.

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WWC Work Day 2014: work, yes, but mostly fun, fun and more fun

April 3rd, 2014 -

Work Day 2014
As usual, the afternoon fun began outside Gladfelter Student Center. “Thanks for showing up,” Dean of Work Ian Robertson said through a bullhorn to the large gathering of students, faculty and staff for Work Day 2104. “The order of business for the day,” Robertson continued, “is fun… followed by fun… followed by more fun.” To which one Warren Wilson student naturally shouted out, “I like fun!”

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WWC’s Ana Lara receives 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award

April 11th, 2014 -

Ana Lara, who is double majoring in psychology and sociology/anthropology, has been selected by Campus Compact to receive the award.

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Cycling team to compete in road bike national championships

April 9th, 2014 -

In May the Warren Wilson College Cycling Team will be competing in the Collegiate Road Bike National Championships.

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Warren Wilson wins 2014 collegiate paddling national championships

March 31st, 2014 -

Students from seven schools met on the Tuckasegee River in Dillsboro, N.C., to compete in the annual ACA Collegiate Race Series National Championships.

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