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WWC Psychology Department partners with Hinds Feet Farm

May 22nd, 2014

The Psychology Department has partnered with Hinds Feet Farm, a program for people recovering from an acquired or traumatic brain injury.

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WWC MFA faculty, alumna awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

April 11th, 2014

Faculty members Christopher Castellani and Mary Szybist and alumna Meghan O’Rourke are among the Guggenheim Fellowship winners for 2014.

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Jones, Leeson lead Owls at Road Bike National Championships

May 6th, 2014

This spring marked just the second season for the Warren Wilson Road Bike Team, but thanks to an impressive spring campaign that exceeded expectations, the Cycling Owls sent a small crew to their first ever Road Bike National Championships in Richmond, Va.

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WWC Commencement speakers: robed, but not from the same cloth

May 13th, 2014

Although forerunner Asheville Farm School was founded in the 1890s, Warren Wilson College has been awarding bachelor’s degrees just since 1969.

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Senior Wendy Eliot wins Senior Gift tattoo contest

May 1st, 2014

Senior Wendy Eliot is the winner of the photo contest for the Class of 2014 senior gift tattoo fundraiser.

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2014 Warren Wilson College Circus draws big crowds to Bryson Gym

May 12th, 2014

The Circus is an annual event that brings together students, faculty, staff, neighbors, families and friends.

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WWC’s Ana Lara receives 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award

April 11th, 2014

Ana Lara, who is double majoring in psychology and sociology/anthropology, has been selected by Campus Compact to receive the award.

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Warren Wilson students complete Owl Sculpture in front of DeVries Gym

May 6th, 2014

Laetitia Mead, a senior and swim team member, and her assistant, junior Johnny Steinbock, helped to complete the Owl Sculpture donated by Ike Belk.

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WWC’s Service Program Office names 2014 Service Award Winners

April 28th, 2014

Students, faculty, staff and an alumnus are recipients of this year’s service awards from the Service Program Office.

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Warren Wilson College sponsors Moogfest

April 26th, 2014

Moogfest 2014
Warren Wilson College was a regional sponsor for Moogfest, held April 23-27 in downtown Asheville. The College’s presence included WWC Global Studies professor David Abernathy and environmental studies graduate Linden Blasius ’11. The two launched flights of the GIS department’s quadcopter drone to provide a view from above.

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Looking for break trip leaders for 2014-2015

April 25th, 2014

The Service Program Office is looking for potential break trip student leaders for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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WWC Alumni Board honors retiring Vice President Richard Blomgren

May 1st, 2014

The WWC Alumni Board was on campus April 25-26 during the Board of Trustees meeting for its annual spring meeting.

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Spring bear sightings

April 24th, 2014

With recent black bear sightings, please consider the following precautions for the safety of bears and people.

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Peter Sagal of “Wait Wait…” to speak at WWC Commencement May 17

February 21st, 2014

The wait just got shorter: Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” is returning to Asheville to deliver the 2014 WWC Commencement Address.

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7th Annual Spring Arts Festival

April 30th, 2014

The Art Department, Holden Arts Crew and 3D Crew hosted the 7th Annual Spring Arts Festival on April 25.

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Three WWC students receive Derieux undergraduate research awards

April 12th, 2014

Three WWC students who presented their research at the N.C. Academy of Science annual meeting were awarded Derieux Prizes for Excellence.

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Warren Wilson’s Sixth Annual Academic Capstone Carnival

April 21st, 2014

The Sixth Annual Academic Capstone Carnival was May 5-6. You can view the recorded presentations from Jensen Lecture Hall here.

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Service Program PEG 2 Expo

April 24th, 2014

Canon Lounge was filled with students sharing their PEG 2 service experiences on Tuesday. This portion of the WWC service requirement emphasizes an understanding of complex issues.

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2014 Scholarship Luncheon

April 21st, 2014

On April 12, 115 donors, students, alumni, staff and guests attended the Scholarship Luncheon.

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WWC Work Day 2014: work, yes, but mostly fun, fun and more fun

April 3rd, 2014

Work Day 2014
As usual, the afternoon fun began outside Gladfelter Student Center. “Thanks for showing up,” Dean of Work Ian Robertson said through a bullhorn to the large gathering of students, faculty and staff for Work Day 2104. “The order of business for the day,” Robertson continued, “is fun… followed by fun… followed by more fun.” To which one Warren Wilson student naturally shouted out, “I like fun!”

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