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Nikos Pappas plays Sage Cafe

February 10th, 2014

Sage Cafe was filled with students, faculty and local residents to hear Kentucky Old-Time Fiddle Master Nikos Pappas play some beautiful tunes.


Taylore Huntley presents on experiential education at writing center conference

February 10th, 2014

Taylore Huntley, a junior creative writing and mathematics major, presented with her Writing Center Crew supervisor, Julie Wilson, at the Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference at East Carolina University on February 6.


Alligators and phthalates: undergraduate research with Jane Margaret Bell

February 11th, 2014

Jane Margaret with a gator
Jane Margaret Bell shares her undergraduate research on phthalates (synthetic chemicals) in alligators and their metabolism patterns. It’s a story of science and catching alligators in Florida. Have a look!


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.


Fireside Chats: A Series on Meaning, Purpose and Vocation

February 3rd, 2014

Come learn more about our community members and discover how they have come to be where they are today and the meaning they find in their work. Our featured guests include staff, faculty, an alumnus, and the president.



January 29th, 2014

Landscaping Crew has been busy this week with the weather dropping and snow falling! The crew has been salting and shoveling the campus grounds with early morning and late night shifts making sure that members of Warren Wilson community can walk safely. Read more


Recap: Cuba Study Abroad presentation in Sage Café

January 31st, 2014

It was a full house last night in Sage Café as the room was filled with people eager to hear about the two week Study Abroad course to Cuba over winter break. The semester long course, Intersections of Agricultural and Social Welfare Systems in Cuba: Paradigms and Paradoxes invited students to engage in intercultural learning.


Landscaping and Fiber Arts Crews unite!

January 28th, 2014

A perfect example of the Warren Wilson College community working together, Fiber Arts Crew has helped the Landscaping Crew to create safe and warm neck gaiters.


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.


Swim Team Service

January 23rd, 2014

Over winter break, the Swim Team took a break from training to do some service at Hugh Birch State Park in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. They helped pull invasive plants, among other tasks. The Service Program Office sends special appreciation to Coach Andrew Pulsifer for always finding the time to do service on their trips.  


50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

January 23rd, 2014

The Library invites you to view our display in the lobby to commemorate this important event. The display features books, photos, and newspaper articles that show the continuing struggle for civil rights in America.


A recap: MLK Service Day

January 22nd, 2014

Over 50 Warren Wilson College students, employees, and volunteers spent Monday, January 20 celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through service.


WWC Timbersports Team 3rd at N.C. State Invitational

December 5th, 2013

On Nov. 16 the Warren Wilson College Timbersports Team traveled to NC State to compete in the 2013 Rolleo Invitational. The team came in third place, only one point behind NC State and seven points behind winner Haywood Community College.


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.”


International Photo Contest

November 20th, 2013

International Photos
Every fall, the International Programs Office invites WWC students, faculty, staff and volunteers to enter the annual International Photo Contest. This year, we received over eighty entries from places as diverse as Guatemala, Indonesia, and Tanzania. The photos were displayed in the library, and the campus community voted for its favorites. Have a look!


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.


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.


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.


Friday fun from Stacey Enos

November 1st, 2013

Stacey: I have experienced many things coaching at WWC, but yesterday’s five-minute game delay to catch the elusive dog goes down in history. Big thank you to Ian and all the students who were finally successful! Check out this video clip and have a great weekend.


Watch: David Moore and students on UNC-TV

October 31st, 2013

Take a look at this UNC-TV segment that features archeology professor David Moore and WWC students at the Berry site: http://science.unctv.org/content/digging-history