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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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WWC admission application deadline approaches for Fall 2014 enrollment

October 28th, 2013

Just a reminder that the application deadline is Jan. 31 for first-year students and March 15 for transfer students.

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Warren Wilson’s defending national basketball champs win home debut

November 5th, 2013

Rashad Ali and Ty Johnson each scored 18 as the Owls pulled away from Barber-Scotia to win 69-52 in DeVries Gym.

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Application deadline for Early Decision at WWC is Nov. 15

November 10th, 2013

If you are certain that Warren Wilson is the right place for you, you should consider applying for Early Decision.

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Happy 100th birthday to longtime Warren Wilson friend Selma Burns

October 11th, 2013

Warmest birthday wishes are extended to Selma Burns, a loyal friend of Warren Wilson, who was born Oct. 12, 1913.

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Warren Wilson’s MFA Program for Writers ranked nation’s most popular

September 3rd, 2013

Poets & Writers Magazine ranks WWC’s MFA program most popular nationwide among low-residency programs.

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There’s no shortage of weekly activities at Warren Wilson College

September 25th, 2013

Even with the demands of academics, work and service, WWC students have many campus activities to choose from.

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Warren Wilson College hosts 5th annual MSW Program Fair Oct. 7

September 4th, 2013

WWC’s Social Work Program will host its fifth annual Master of Social Work Program Fair Monday, Oct. 7.

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WWC’s 2013 Service Day helps partners tackle food security

August 29th, 2013

More than 370 Warren Wilson students, faculty and staff worked at 21 sites Aug. 23 on the College’s annual Service Day.

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