Warren Wilson College News

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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Cycling team to compete in road bike national championships May 2-4

April 9th, 2014 -

The Warren Wilson College Cycling Team will compete in the Collegiate Road Bike National Championships in Richmond, Va.

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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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