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Warren Wilson Alumni Jesse Fripp Skypes for Geography Class

Microlending has been heralded as an excellent means of assisting the poor who lack access to credit, capital and financial services.

What’s happening to Carson Hall?

Plans to create new building, purpose yet to be determined

Professor of religious studies announces departure

Tsering Wangchuk will join the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Francisco

Alan Haney returns

The founder of Warren Wilson’s Environmental Studies program returns to campus to discuss his new book, Restoring Ecological Health to Your Land.

Peace and Justice students recognized for scholarly achievements

Two seniors participate in UNESCO training program.

Farewell Dichromate

We say goodbye to a long time friend.

Chair of History/Political Science Department to appear on NBC

Genealogy expert appears on NBC show “Who Do You Think You Are?”

Mango language program creates learning opportunities online

Japanese? Russian? Now you can learn.

Margo Flood resigns from post as executive director of Environmental Leadership Center

President Pfeiffer, Open Letter (pfeiffer@wwc) To the Campus Community: I regret to inform you that Margo Flood has decided to resign from her roles as executive director of the Environmental Leadership Center (ELC) and chief sustainability official of the College, effective May 15, 2011. The ELC has contributed greatly to the success of the College, [...]

Carson renovations

“Last week we began cleaning the contents of the building,” said Steve Farrell, supervisor of design and construction. This meant transporting the furniture, books and keepsakes inside Carson to a warehouse in Arden, NC, which specializes in mold removal.

New special topics courses for the second semester

A handful of new, special topics courses that cover a variety of disciplines will be offered this spring.

Warren Wilson will pioneer MAT program in Asheville region

Buzz is spreading around Warren Wilson’s new graduate program that is set to begin this summer. The Masters in Teaching program is focused on experiential learning that places emphasis on both theory and practice simultaneously while incorporating the values that are celebrated at Warren Wilson, such as environmental consciousness and cross-cultural understanding.

John Brock and students to study health impacts of climate change

Acting division chair of environmental science and chemistry professor John Brock, Ph.D, has received a federal grant from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to study the health impacts of climate change in southern Appalachia.

Raise the Age Campaign: fighting for youth in the justice system

Social Work class associates with local program to change North Carolina law

College welcomes (more) new faculty

Christian Diaz, The Echo’s reporter on academics, profiles new faculty members.

Campus sees multiple staff searches

The college community should have a chance to meet candidates for the dean of students position before the year is out.

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