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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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WWC’s Catherine Reid awarded NEA Creative Writing Fellowship

February 12th, 2014

Catherine Reid, chair of Warren Wilson’s undergraduate creative writing program, receives the fellowship in prose.

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WWC Trustees and community discuss Quality Enhancement Plan

March 3rd, 2014

The Warren Wilson College Board of Trustees, students, staff and faculty met Feb. 21 to discuss ideas for the student learning initiative known as the QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan).

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Songs and stories of the West Virginia Mine Wars by Saro Lynch-Thomason

February 27th, 2014

The award-winning ballad singer came to Sage Cafe Feb. 26 to tell the stories through song and a multimedia show.

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The benefits of nearly 10,000 trees on the Warren Wilson campus

February 5th, 2014

You don’t have to venture into the 625-acre Warren Wilson College Forest to find trees – lots and lots of trees.

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Owls soar over North Greenville on Senior Night in DeVries Gymnasium

February 20th, 2014

Led by senior Rashad Ali’s 25 points, the men’s basketball team stunned North Greenville, an NCAA DII team, 76-60.

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Warren Wilson awarded grant for Kittredge Music Wing upgrade

January 27th, 2014

A $107,960 grant from the Charles H. Kaman Charitable Foundation will help complete the upgrade of the music wing.

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Owl women’s basketball team celebrates Senior Day with a win

February 8th, 2014

WWC seniors Suzie Ashford and Dani Henderson finished their home careers with a 64-55 victory over Welch College.

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Do you smell that?

February 20th, 2014

It smells like smoke! On Tuesday the Landscaping Crew worked on a controlled burn of native grasses at different sites around campus.

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Snow days bring work and play to our Blue Ridge Mountain campus

February 13th, 2014

As expected, the snow fell and the WWC campus accumulated around eight inches of powder, resulting in canceled classes.

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WWC receives major gift for College Forest management, education

January 22nd, 2014

A $400,000 gift establishes the Irene Pennington Broyles and Glenn Boone Broyles Fellowship at Warren Wilson.

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Warren Wilson student receives Community Impact Student Award

January 21st, 2014

WWC junior Amanda Wilson has received a 2013 Community Impact Student Award from North Carolina Campus Compact.

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WWC MFA faculty member Mary Szybist wins National Book Award

January 20th, 2014

Mary Szybist, Warren Wilson MFA faculty member since 2011, won the National Book Award for poetry for “Incarnadine.”

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WWC associate dean Gary Hawkins named journal associate editor

January 17th, 2014

Gary Hawkins, associate dean for faculty at WWC, has been named associate editor of To Improve the Academy.

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Sara Blandin has a big day in her Warren Wilson basketball finale

December 16th, 2013

The graduating senior guard scored the final point of the game in a 64-56 Owl win over Barber-Scotia College.

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U.S. News cites WWC service program in 2014 “Programs to Look For”

December 10th, 2013

WWC has been recognized in “Best Colleges 2014” as having one of the nation’s leading service programs.

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Six Warren Wilson College students gain Yarbrough grant funding

November 18th, 2013

Six WWC students have received full or partial funding for proposals submitted to the Yarbrough Research Grants program.

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New students: Welcome to the Warren Wilson College community

August 6th, 2014

The Class of 2018 joined the Warren Wilson College community this week for 2014 Fall Orientation.

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Faces from Fall 2013 Open House at Warren Wilson College

November 12th, 2013

WWC’s Fall Open House for prospective students offered a terrific opportunity to really get to know the College.

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WWC mountain bike team captures another top four national finish

October 29th, 2013

Team captain Allison Jones led the Owls individually with a fifth-place finish in the women’s omnium (overall) standings.

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