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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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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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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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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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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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WWC on Good Housekeeping’s list of 12 healthiest college cafeterias

February 10th, 2014

WWC/Sodexo make the grade among “12 of the Most Healthy and Sustainable College Cafeterias.”

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The Underhills play “soulgrass” at Warren Wilson’s Sage Café

March 25th, 2014

The WWC campus community was welcomed back from spring break in the best of ways with The Underhills, a six-piece band from Bloomington, Ind.

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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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First Senior Art Show: Carsyn McGregor and Jess Self

April 3rd, 2014

Opening Reception is April 4, 6-8 p.m; show on view in the Holden Art Gallery until April 20.

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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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Art faculty exhibit in Holden Gallery

March 31st, 2014

Warren Wilson’s Elizabeth Holden Gallery recently featured works of art by Warren Wilson College faculty.

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President Solnick and Dean Garrett meet with local entrepreneurs

March 25th, 2014

Steve Solnick and Paula Garrett met with entrepreneurs March 25 to explore ways Warren Wilson College can be engaged in entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Chemistry professor awarded grant to lead undergraduate research

March 21st, 2014

WWC chemistry professor John Brock has received a research-training grant for work at Hollings Marine Laboratory.

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