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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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Warren Wilson College Plow Day 2014: worth the wait

April 14th, 2014

Road construction and rainy weather gave way to a sunny Appalachian spring day and a very popular 2014 Plow Day on the Warren Wilson College Farm.

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Warren Wilson wins 2014 collegiate paddling national championships

March 31st, 2014

Students from seven schools met on the Tuckasegee River in Dillsboro, N.C., to compete in the annual ACA Collegiate Race Series National Championships.

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Warren Wilson’s Spring Open House for high school juniors a big success

April 1st, 2014

A slightly soggy day didn’t deter a large number of students and their families from attending Spring Open House.

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WWC on Good Housekeeping’s list of 12 healthiest college cafeterias

February 10th, 2014

WWC/Sodexo make the grade among “12 of the Most Healthy and Sustainable College Cafeterias.”

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Students’ jobs pay off tuition at 7 work colleges

March 31st, 2014

Here’s a great story on the value and affordability of an education at Warren Wilson College and the six other work colleges in the country. You can read it here.

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The Underhills play “soulgrass” at Warren Wilson’s Sage Café

March 25th, 2014

The WWC campus community was welcomed back from spring break in the best of ways with The Underhills, a six-piece band from Bloomington, Ind.

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WWC Alumni Board hosts gathering at Asheville Area Arts Council

April 1st, 2014

The Warren Wilson College Alumni Board recently hosted an alumni gathering at the Asheville Area Arts Council.

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Dialogue Arts Project founder to visit campus

March 21st, 2014

Dialogue Arts Project founder Adam Falkner will be on campus in April to lead workshops on diversity. Contact the Theatre Crew at theatre@warren-wilson.edu for details on how to participate.

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Art faculty exhibit in Holden Gallery

March 31st, 2014

Warren Wilson’s Elizabeth Holden Gallery recently featured works of art by Warren Wilson College faculty.

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Inclement weather procedure

November 25th, 2013

To check the status of classes the College schedule, call the College hotline at 828-258-4521.

Students, keep in mind that classes may be canceled or work crew schedules altered if the professor or supervisor is unable to travel to campus. If your crew supervisor is not available, report to the work program office.

When classes are canceled, the College will continue other operations for the well-being of residential students.

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President Solnick and Dean Garrett meet with local entrepreneurs

March 25th, 2014

Steve Solnick and Paula Garrett met with entrepreneurs March 25 to explore ways Warren Wilson College can be engaged in entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Buying EPA sulfur dioxide credits to reduce pollution

March 14th, 2014

Smokestacks
Professor Susan Kask’s Environmental and Ecological Economics class is raising money to bid on the EPA’s SO2 (sulfur dioxide) allowances. SO2 causes acid rain, which is extremely harmful to the environment. The more permits Warren Wilson College purchases, the less will be available for big utility companies. Less permits means less SO2 in our air.

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Chemistry professor awarded grant to lead undergraduate research

March 21st, 2014

WWC chemistry professor John Brock has received a research-training grant for work at Hollings Marine Laboratory.

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WWC basketball teams play in USCAA nationals

February 26th, 2014

Championship Basketball
Warren Wilson College’s basketball teams made it to the 2014 USCAA Basketball National Championships in Uniontown, Pa. The women received a No. 8 seed and the men a No. 5.

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Fireside chat with President Solnick and Spiritual Life Director Ammons

March 7th, 2014

WWC Director of Spiritual Life and Chaplain Brian Ammons sat down with President Steve Solnick on Wednesday evening for a cozy fireside chat in the Work Program Office.

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