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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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Taylore Huntley receives Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

May 30th, 2014

Congratulations to junior Taylore Huntley, who received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

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Celebrate Warren Wilson’s Critical Language Scholarship winners

May 8th, 2014

Warren Wilson senior Marshall McCollum and junior Owen Harris will travel abroad this summer as recipients of Critical Language Scholarships.

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WWC Garden Market

June 17th, 2014

Stop by the Warren Wilson College Garden Market every Friday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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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 Psychology Department partners with Hinds Feet Farm

May 22nd, 2014

The Psychology Department has partnered with Hinds Feet Farm, a program for people recovering from an acquired or traumatic brain injury.

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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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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 Commencement speakers: robed, but not from the same cloth

May 13th, 2014

Although forerunner Asheville Farm School was founded in the 1890s, Warren Wilson College has been awarding bachelor’s degrees just since 1969.

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2014 Warren Wilson College Circus draws big crowds to Bryson Gym

May 12th, 2014

The Circus is an annual event that brings together students, faculty, staff, neighbors, families and friends.

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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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Warren Wilson students complete Owl Sculpture in front of DeVries Gym

May 6th, 2014

Laetitia Mead, a senior and swim team member, and her assistant, junior Johnny Steinbock, helped to complete the Owl Sculpture donated by Ike Belk.

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WWC Alumni Board honors retiring Vice President Richard Blomgren

May 1st, 2014

The WWC Alumni Board was on campus April 25-26 during the Board of Trustees meeting for its annual spring meeting.

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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 to deliver the 2014 WWC Commencement Address.

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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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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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