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Warren Wilson awarded major grant to expand material arts program

July 16th, 2013

WWC is receiving a $2.1 million grant to enhance its art department with the addition of studio craft and material arts.

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WWC’s Summer Open House attracts many visitors -– including the sun

July 15th, 2013

About 80 prospective students and their families were on campus on a beautiful July day for Open House.

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Warren Wilson’s MFA Program for Writers has 17 new graduates

July 12th, 2013

The MFA program’s July 2013 residency concluded with a graduation ceremony July 12 for the latest graduating class.

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Let freedom ring — Warren Wilson commemorates March on Washington

June 28th, 2013

To mark the 50th anniversary, Dean of Work Ian Robertson rang the College bell five times, one for each ensuing decade.

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New students: Welcome to the Warren Wilson College community

May 15th, 2013

You have chosen to be part of a special college community and we are excited to have you join us this fall.

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Exhibition curated by WWC art professor in city’s River Arts District

May 14th, 2013

“Pots That Pour,” curated by WWC’s Leah Leitson, can be viewed through August at the Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery.

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Steven L. Solnick is inaugurated as Warren Wilson’s 7th president

April 17th, 2013

Gray skies and a bit of rain didn’t diminish the enthusiasm of those who gathered for the inauguration April 27.

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WWC to celebrate Constitution Day 2013 with lecture by Steve Solnick

August 14th, 2013

Warren Wilson College is celebrating U.S. Constitution Day 2013 on Sept. 17 with a lecture by the College’s president.

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Will hack for food: WWC supports Hackathon to help combat hunger

April 17th, 2013

Warren Wilson professor David Abernathy and alumni Gordon Smith ’94 and Noah Wilson ’10 were involved in the effort.

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Triad Day: one more aspect of Warren Wilson College that sets it apart

April 16th, 2013

Aug. 26 is Triad Day at Warren Wilson, marking the start of the college’s fall semester and 2013-14 academic year.

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Warren Wilson Dean’s List announced for the Fall 2013 semester

February 7th, 2014

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

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WWC professor, colleagues discover remains of earliest inland fort

April 16th, 2013

Remains of the earliest European fort in the North American interior have been discovered by David Moore and partners.

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Warren Wilson student finishes 6th in timbersports collegiate nationals

April 12th, 2013

Caleb Hawkins ’15 had advanced to the U.S. Championships by winning the Mid-Atlantic Qualifier in Clyde, N.C.

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Rain and all, nearly 200 receive degrees at 2013 Commencement

April 11th, 2013

N.C. Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti, an alumnus of WWC’s MFA Program for Writers, delivered the main address.

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William Monts named head men’s basketball coach at Warren Wilson

April 10th, 2013

William Monts, formerly assistant coach at Georgia Southwestern State University, is the new head men’s coach at WWC.

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WWC is first college in Southeast to sign Real Food Challenge Commitment

April 10th, 2013

Warren Wilson and Sodexo are partnering in a pledge to procure 40 percent “real food” annually by the year 2020.

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Medley named Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing at WWC

April 10th, 2013

Dawn Medley’s appointment, announced by President Steven Solnick with Board of Trustees approval, is effective June 24.

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WWC professor helps write “Climate Change and U.S. Agriculture” report

April 10th, 2013

Warren Wilson’s Laura Lengnick is the lead author on the adaptation chapter in the USDA report, released in February.

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WWC again named to The Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll

April 10th, 2013

Warren Wilson is among 21 colleges and universities nationwide to be included on the 2013 Green Rating Honor Roll.

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WWC senior receives top award from N.C. Writing Center Network

April 9th, 2013

Warren Wilson’s Ilinca Popescu has been named North Carolina Student Tutor/ Consultant of the Year.

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