Warren Wilson College News

Archive for 2006

WWC This Week — September 5, 2006

September 4th, 2006

September 5, 2006   Vol. 10   No. 6 Community News We really are #1 in . . . the number of students over the years who have won N.C. Academy of Science awards for their research. ———- Workshops in sustainable ag There will be some excellent workshops administered by the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project and The [...]

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WWC women’s soccer vs. Brenau U. game summary

August 30th, 2006

Check out post-game coverage and the double rainbow photo.

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WWC This Week — August 29, 2006

August 29th, 2006

August 29, 2006   Vol. 10   No. 5 Community News U.S. News cites service-learning, small class sizes at WWC WWC has been recognized in the 2007 edition of America’s Best Colleges, published by U.S. News & World Report, as having one of the nation’s leading service-learning programs. The recognition marks the fifth consecutive year WWC  has [...]

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Fall 2006 class schedule corrections

August 22nd, 2006

Updated 8.22.06

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WWC This Week — August 22, 2006

August 21st, 2006

Vol. 10   No. 4  Pre-Service Day help needed Make wraps and prep food boxes; Just show-up at the main dining room at Gladfelter on Thurs., Aug. 24, 2:30–4:30 p.m. ———- Triad Day schedule Monday, August 28 8-8:50 a.m. – Classes that normally start at 8 a.m. 9-9:50 a.m. – Classes that normally start at 9:30 [...]

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U.S. News cites service-learning, small class sizes at Warren Wilson

August 18th, 2006

Warren Wilson College has been recognized in the 2007 edition of “America’s Best Colleges,” published by U.S. News & World Report, as having one of the nation’s leading service-learning programs.

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U.S. News cites service-learning, small class sizes at WWC

August 18th, 2006

WWC has been recognized in the 2007 edition of “America’s Best Colleges,” published by U.S. News & World Report, as having one of the nation’s leading service-learning programs. The recognition marks the fifth consecutive year that Warren Wilson has received the distinction.

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2006 Convocation Address

August 15th, 2006

It is my great pleasure to be here with you this afternoon, at a college that most assuredly is among the most beautiful in the country. All of us are fortunate to be a part of this community, and Evelyn and I are thankful for having been invited into it. Please let me introduce you to Evelyn, who’s here with me this afternoon.

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Story on MFA program in Asheville Citizen-Times

August 14th, 2006

You can read a feature story on our renowned MFA Program for Writers in the Aug. 14 issue of the Asheville Citizen-Times.

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Hun Lye featured in Malaysian news article

August 8th, 2006

An English-language news daily in Malaysia has published an article about Hun Lye and the international conference on Buddhist Studies he's organizing.

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Residence halls getting energy-efficient washing machines

August 8th, 2006

The College is pleased to announce that the Mac-Gray Company, which provides laundry machines and service to the campus, will be replacing all of the current top-loading machines in the residence halls with high-efficiency Energy Star rated washers.

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WWC among colleges noted in New York Times ‘Southbound’ article

August 4th, 2006

Warren Wilson College has been a national institution for many years in terms of enrollment. An article in The New York Times confirms that standing.

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Campus Safety Committee meeting minutes

August 4th, 2006
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Warren Wilson College July 2006 Report to Campus

August 4th, 2006

Each month I’ll send you a short email report, to include highlights of the previous month and reference to a few events ahead. Also, these reports will be placed on WWC’s web site (see “President’s Page” under the “Information” drop-down menu).

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WWC This Week — August 8, 2006

August 4th, 2006

August 8, 2006   Vol. 10   No. 3 Community News Collins awarded grant to work with remote telescope and camera   Physics professor Don Collins has received a research grant from the American Astronomical Society to engage in remote telescope and camera control at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) near Rosman, NC. Collins and WWC [...]

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WWC professor receives grant for work at Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute

August 3rd, 2006

Don Collins, Ph.D., physics professor at Warren Wilson College, has received a research grant from the American Astronomical Society to engage in remote telescope and camera control at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) near Rosman.

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Wireless network access

August 2nd, 2006

FAQS on wireless network access in the new dorms and other buildings on campus.

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Newspaper article on Ryan Morra

July 31st, 2006

You can read a feature story on the summer adventures of Ryan Morra in the July 29 issue of the Burlington (Vt.) Free Press.

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WWC This Week — July 25, 2006

July 24th, 2006

July 25, 2006 Vol. 10   No. 2 Community News 2007 Fiske Guide names WWC one of nation's “Best Buys” The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2007 has selected WWC as one of its 26 “Best Buys” among private colleges and universities nationwide. Only one other private institution in NC, Elon University, was so designated. The schools [...]

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Environmental Leadership Center receives grant from Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

July 20th, 2006

The Environmental Leadership Center of Warren Wilson College has received a $25,000 general operating grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, specifically in support of the ELC’s Applied Services initiative.

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