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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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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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EcoDorm continues to be recognized as a trailblazer among college dorms

February 14th, 2014

More than a decade after it opened, accolades continue to roll in for Warren Wilson College’s iconic EcoDorm.

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WWC Professor Catherine Reid reads from her new essay collection

March 13th, 2014

On March 5, the Creative Writing program hosted WWC writing professor Catherine Reid reading an essay from her new book, Falling Into Place: An Intimate Geography of Home.

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Fireside chat with President Solnick and Spiritual Life Director Ammons

March 7th, 2014

WWC Director of Spiritual Life and Chaplain Brian Ammons sat down with President Steve Solnick on Wednesday evening for a cozy fireside chat in the Work Program Office.

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Work Day, Warren Wilson’s annual rite of spring, set for April 2

March 26th, 2014

Numerous projects, from fence building to pond cleanup, are planned for Work Day 2014 at Warren Wilson.

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Kindergartners from W.D. Williams Elementary visit College Farm

March 13th, 2014

What’s better than a trip to the zoo on a school day? Visiting the Warren Wilson College Farm, of course.

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Fiber Arts Crew hosts Open House at newly renovated studio

February 27th, 2014

The Fiber Arts Crew recently moved into a newly renovated studio on the campus Fortune property. On Feb. 26, they hosted an open house for the campus community to meet the work crew.

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Hope for Appalachia: Reclaiming mountaintop removal sites

March 4th, 2014

Patrick N. Angel, forester and soil scientist, gave a presentation about the American Chestnut and attempts to reintroduce the extinct tree.

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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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Looking to enroll in 2015 or later? Join us at WWC’s Spring Open House

February 9th, 2014

If you’re a high school junior, sophomore or freshman, or a potential transfer, come to Spring Open House on March 29.

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Caleb Hawkins ’14 competes in the Stihl Regional Qualifier

March 20th, 2014

Last Friday Caleb Hawkins and Coach/WWC Forest Manager Shawn Swartz traveled to the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. to compete in the Stihl Regional Qualifier.

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