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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.


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


WWC mountain bike team captures another top four national finish

October 31st, 2013

Team captain Allison Jones led the Owls individually with a fifth-place finish in the women’s omnium (overall) standings.


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.


Getting An Eco-Education: America’s Greenest Colleges

October 16th, 2013

Check out this recognition we received in a CBS media outlet in New York.


Art class visits MINT Museum in Charlotte

October 8th, 2013

To serve as inspiration for a paper analyzing elements in ancient artworks, Julie Caro’s Art History Survery 1 class went to both sites of the MINT Museum in Charlotte, N.C.,on Saturday, September 28.


Timbersports Team places third in Palmer Invitational

October 7th, 2013

The Timbersports Team placed third at the 18th Annual Palmer Invitational.


Athletes in the orchard

October 2nd, 2013

WWC Swim Coach Andrew Pulsifer and senior swimmer Emily Sprouse led 17 student athletes to King Orchard.


The Cider Gang at Shindig on the Green

September 16th, 2013

The WWC Old-Time Stringband (aka The Cider Gang) recently performed at Shindig on the Green in Asheville. Check out their performance.


Students leading Students

September 6th, 2013

In spring 2013 Maggie Mae Farthing ’14 took the Program Planning and Design course with outdoor leadership professor Marty O’Keefe and developed what would become “Class I: Pre-Orientation Program.” The program Farthing organized was a canoe trip down the French Broad River for incoming first year students.


Veterans Day – November 11

November 6th, 2013

Thanks to all the veterans on campus and around the world for your service to our country. We join the rest of the nation on Veterans Day in remembering the sacrifices of America’s 25 million veterans and expressing our appreciation for your service. On Nov. 11 federal post offices and the WWC post office station [...]


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.


Class of 2017 arrives on campus

August 25th, 2013

The school year has begun at Warren Wilson College, with a freshman class that brings a wealth of diverse experiences to our campus in the Swannanoa Valley. On August 20, parents, students, staff and faculty helped the new class settle into the residence halls and get to know the campus.


Warren Wilson blanks Crown, 3-0, in men’s home soccer opener

August 27th, 2013

Enrique Timas scored two goals to spark the Owl men’s soccer team to its first win of the 2013 season.


Student fall break trip leaders needed

August 26th, 2013

The Service Program Office is continuing to recruit student break trip leaders for fall 2013.


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.


A major discovery at the Berry archaeology site

August 12th, 2013

Spanish Explorers
In the end there was only one survivor among the 125 or so Spanish soldiers who had established early in 1567 the first European settlement in the inland of what later became the United States, at Fort San Juan near present-day Morganton, N.C. Now, archaeologists including Warren Wilson College professor David Moore, have located the site of the ill-fated Fort San Juan.


Ceramics exhibition at Asheville Arts Council

July 31st, 2013

Art professor Leah Leitson curated a group exhibition of ceramics titled “Pots That Pour” at the Asheville Arts Council. The exhibition opens August 2 and showcases ten clay artists from around the country. The hand builders and throwers from Nebraska, Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia and North Carolina use a variety of clay bodies and firing techniques.