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WWC’s MFA Program for Writers graduates 16 at July residency

July 16th, 2014

The new graduating class of the renowned low-residency program includes nine graduates in poetry and seven in fiction.

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Robin Martin named Warren Wilson head women’s basketball coach

July 14th, 2014

The former head coach at Penn State Lehigh Valley will seek to build on the success of ex-Owls coach Rob Shook.

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Composting demonstration site coming to the Warren Wilson campus

July 7th, 2014

With a grant from WNC Communities and WNC Farmers Market, Warren Wilson College has partnered with Advanced Composting Technologies to build a demonstration site on campus.

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Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival’s 45th season continues till July 29

June 17th, 2014

The new season includes performances in Warren Wilson College’s Kittredge Theater and in Waynesville.

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2015 Fiske Guide names Warren Wilson one of nation’s ‘Best Buys’

July 8th, 2014

The Fiske Guide to Colleges again has chosen WWC as one of the nation’s “Best Buys” among private colleges.

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Energy savings in Bryson Gym

June 20th, 2014

Campus electrician John Griffith and his Electric Crew students changed the fixtures in Bryson Gym to LED from fluorescent lighting to create considerable energy and cost savings.

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Nora Frank ’14 is headed for Nicaragua with the Peace Corps

July 3rd, 2014

WWC graduate Nora Frank has been accepted into the Peace Corps’ health sector and will deploy in March 2015.

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WWC MFA graduate named the first Henry Rutgers Presidential Professor

July 9th, 2014

Poet A. Van Jordan, a faculty member at and 1998 graduate of the MFA Program for Writers, has been named the first Henry Rutgers Presidential Professor.

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WWC’s MFA Program for Writers announces July readings, lectures

June 11th, 2014

The public schedule for the July residency of Warren Wilson’s renowned MFA Program for Writers has been released.

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Warren Wilson Professor Jeff Keith interviewed by NPR’s “Tell Me More”

June 19th, 2014

Global studies professor Jeff Keith spoke with NPR’s Audie Cornish about his students’ work at the South Asheville Cemetery on “Tell Me More.”

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Field Day at the Berry Archaeological Site features look at fort’s moat

July 1st, 2014

Warren Wilson College and partners held the annual Field Day day at the Berry Archaeological Site near Morganton, N.C.

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Nation’s top bee expert visits Warren Wilson College garden and apiary

June 16th, 2014

Dr. Jeff Pettis, an entomologist with an expertise in honey bees, recently visited the College’s apiary. Read or listen to a story that features 2014 graduate Cecile Parrish and sophomore Shawn Ditzler.

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Warren Wilson College Dean’s List announced for Spring 2014 semester

June 20th, 2014

The Registrar’s Office has released the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Warren Wilson College.

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TRIO students visit Warren Wilson

June 20th, 2014

A TRIO group from Wake County, N.C., recently visited campus to learn more about the College.

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Warren Wilson College 2014 Commencement photo gallery

May 21st, 2014

Check out the images from 2014 commencement. Thanks to Arlin Geyer for his work!

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Owens named WWC Vice President for Administration and Finance

June 5th, 2014

Stephanie R. Owens, CPA, has been named Vice President for Administration and Finance and CFO at Warren Wilson.

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Warren Wilson College Free Store diverts 4.3 tons from landfill

June 17th, 2014

When it’s time to pack up for summer, our students never fear; when in doubt, we free-pile it!

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Summer service on her own two legs

May 7th, 2014

Freshman Ally Miller from Sparta, N.J., has planned a summer full of service by cycling across the country.

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Warren Wilson professor to write series on climate resilience

May 22nd, 2014

Laura Lengnick has been asked to write a series of articles on the National Climate Assessment and climate resilience in agriculture for the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project.

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President Solnick moderates event with Olympia Snowe, Dee Dee Myers

June 3rd, 2014

WWC President Steve Solnick served as moderator of the 10th annual Power of the Purse luncheon in Asheville.

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