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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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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 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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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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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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