Warren Wilson College News

Archive for April, 2014

Warren Wilson College: a leader in original undergraduate research

April 25th, 2014

Over the past decade WWC science students have received more N.C. Academy of Science grants and awards than students at any other school.

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Warren Wilson professor selected to participate in “The Odyssey” seminar

April 24th, 2014

David J. Bradshaw is among 20 faculty members nationwide chosen by the CIC and the Center for Hellenic Studies.

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WWC MFA faculty, alumna awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

April 11th, 2014

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

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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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WWC’s Service Program Office names 2014 Service Award Winners

April 28th, 2014

Students, faculty, staff and an alumnus are recipients of this year’s service awards from the Service Program Office.

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Warren Wilson College sponsors Moogfest

April 26th, 2014

Moogfest 2014
Warren Wilson College was a regional sponsor for Moogfest, held April 23-27 in downtown Asheville. The College’s presence included WWC Global Studies professor David Abernathy and environmental studies graduate Linden Blasius ’11. The two launched flights of the GIS department’s quadcopter drone to provide a view from above.

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Looking for break trip leaders for 2014-2015

April 25th, 2014

The Service Program Office is looking for potential break trip student leaders for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Spring bear sightings

April 24th, 2014

With recent black bear sightings, please consider the following precautions for the safety of bears and people.

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7th Annual Spring Arts Festival

April 30th, 2014

The Art Department, Holden Arts Crew and 3D Crew hosted the 7th Annual Spring Arts Festival on April 25.

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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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Warren Wilson’s Sixth Annual Academic Capstone Carnival

April 21st, 2014

The Sixth Annual Academic Capstone Carnival was May 5-6. You can view the recorded presentations from Jensen Lecture Hall here.

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Service Program PEG 2 Expo

April 24th, 2014

Canon Lounge was filled with students sharing their PEG 2 service experiences on Tuesday. This portion of the WWC service requirement emphasizes an understanding of complex issues.

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2014 Scholarship Luncheon

April 21st, 2014

On April 12, 115 donors, students, alumni, staff and guests attended the Scholarship Luncheon.

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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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Cycling team to compete in road bike national championships May 2-4

April 9th, 2014

The Warren Wilson College Cycling Team will compete in the Collegiate Road Bike National Championships in Richmond, Va.

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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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Warren Wilson’s Spring Open House for high school juniors a big success

April 1st, 2014

A slightly soggy day didn’t deter a large number of students and their families from attending Spring Open House.

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Dialogue Arts Project is coming to Warren Wilson on April 11-12

April 8th, 2014

Adam Falkner, founder of the Project, will be on campus to lead two workshops and host two celebratory events.

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WWC Alumni Board hosts gathering at Asheville Area Arts Council

April 1st, 2014

The Warren Wilson College Alumni Board recently hosted an alumni gathering at the Asheville Area Arts Council.

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Dean’s List reception for top academic students from Fall 2013

April 18th, 2014

Congratulations to 175 Warren Wilson students who made it on the Fall Semester Dean’s List.

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