Warren Wilson College News

Archive for November, 2012

Letter from Muir Valley Nature Preserve

November 19th, 2012

Dear Ms. Kramer, I want to let you know what a wonderful experience Muir Valley Nature Preserve had with a group of Warren Wilson students. Nichole Kendle and Riley West arranged for a group of 10 students (Nichole Kendle, Riley West, Brad Smout, Eden May, Ethan Smalley, Elias Hindenberger, Hannah Yoter, Becca Droz, Jeremy Taylor, [...]


WWC basketball teams off to a winning start

November 4th, 2012

The men’s basketball team used a balanced scoring attack to defeat Crown College 69-62 on Monday night in the Owls’ home opener. The women’s basketball improved to 4-1 on the season with a 56-48 win at Toccoa Falls Friday night.


Seeds of the past help Native Plants crew plan for the future

November 1st, 2012

Native Plants Crew
When fire rakes a portion of land in the Southeast, workers will replant native grasses and wildflowers propagated at Warren Wilson. The Native Plants Crew is working with the U.S. Forest Service to grow grasses and wildflowers on campus. “At most schools, you can sit all morning in a lab,” said crew member Charity Villines, “and here I go from a genetics class to working in the field.” Fellow crew member Emily Ehley wants to use her environmental education degree to create spaces that support plants, wildlife and people. “Being on this crew has totally changed my life,” she said.