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WWC Governance needs YOU!

August 1st, 2014

If you are interested in serving on Forum or as a committee representative, take a look at the open positions below.

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2015 Fiske Guide names Warren Wilson one of nation’s ‘Best Buys’

July 8th, 2014

The Fiske Guide to Colleges again has chosen WWC as one of the nation’s “Best Buys” among private colleges.

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August 4-8 pool hours

August 1st, 2014

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4:30 – 6 p.m.

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Duff McCully ’92: Tree Whisperer

August 1st, 2014

Here’s a great profile in Washingtonian on 1992 alumnus Duff McCully, an environmental studies major who worked on the Farm Crew and Landscaping Crew.

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Asheville Regional Airport shuttle registration

July 28th, 2014

Asheville Regional Airport shuttle registration for new and returning students has begun. The cost is $20 for a one-way trip from AVL to campus. Please visit the Transportation website to register for the shuttle service.

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Service opportunity: Habitat for Humanity coloring book

July 21st, 2014

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity is looking to make a small coloring/activity book to distribute to the children of our partner families.

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WWC’s MFA Program for Writers graduates 16 at July residency

July 16th, 2014

The new graduating class of the renowned low-residency program includes nine graduates in poetry and seven in fiction.

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Composting demonstration site coming to the Warren Wilson campus

July 7th, 2014

With a grant from WNC Communities and WNC Farmers Market, Warren Wilson College has partnered with Advanced Composting Technologies to build a demonstration site on campus.

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Juniper Bends Reading Series features Catherine Reid

August 1st, 2014

On Friday, August 1, The Juniper Bends Reading Series features Warren Wilson College writing professor Catherine Reid at Downtown Books and News in Asheville.

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Energy savings in Bryson Gym

June 20th, 2014

Campus electrician John Griffith and his Electric Crew students changed the fixtures in Bryson Gym to LED from fluorescent lighting to create considerable energy and cost savings.

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Nora Frank ’14 is headed for Nicaragua with the Peace Corps

July 3rd, 2014

WWC graduate Nora Frank has been accepted into the Peace Corps’ health sector and will deploy in March 2015.

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Robin Martin named Warren Wilson head women’s basketball coach

July 14th, 2014

The former head coach at Penn State Lehigh Valley will seek to build on the success of ex-Owls coach Rob Shook.

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WWC MFA graduate named the first Henry Rutgers Presidential Professor

July 9th, 2014

Poet A. Van Jordan, a faculty member at and 1998 graduate of the MFA Program for Writers, has been named the first Henry Rutgers Presidential Professor.

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Warren Wilson Professor Jeff Keith interviewed by NPR’s “Tell Me More”

June 19th, 2014

Global studies professor Jeff Keith spoke with NPR’s Audie Cornish about his students’ work at the South Asheville Cemetery on “Tell Me More.”

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Field Day at the Berry Archaeological Site features look at fort’s moat

July 1st, 2014

Warren Wilson College and partners held the annual Field Day day at the Berry Archaeological Site near Morganton, N.C.

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Nation’s top bee expert visits Warren Wilson College garden and apiary

June 16th, 2014

Dr. Jeff Pettis, an entomologist with an expertise in honey bees, recently visited the College’s apiary. Read or listen to a story that features 2014 graduate Cecile Parrish and sophomore Shawn Ditzler.

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Follow the College on tumblr and instagram

February 5th, 2014

Be sure to follow the College on tumblr and instagram for images, news, videos, and more.

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Summer library hours

June 5th, 2014

Normal library hours are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. During summer school sessions (June 9 - July 2 and July 7 - 30), the library is open until 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Warren Wilson College Dean’s List announced for Spring 2014 semester

June 20th, 2014

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

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TRIO students visit Warren Wilson

June 20th, 2014

A TRIO group from Wake County, N.C., recently visited campus to learn more about the College.

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