Warren Wilson College News

Songs and stories of the West Virginia Mine Wars by Saro Lynch-Thomason

February 27th, 2014 -

The award-winning ballad singer came to Sage Cafe Feb. 26 to tell the stories through song and a multimedia show.

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The benefits of nearly 10,000 trees on the Warren Wilson campus

February 5th, 2014 -

You don’t have to venture into the 625-acre Warren Wilson College Forest to find trees – lots and lots of trees.

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Owls soar over North Greenville on Senior Night in DeVries Gymnasium

February 20th, 2014 -

Led by senior Rashad Ali’s 25 points, the men’s basketball team stunned North Greenville, an NCAA DII team, 76-60.

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Nikos Pappas plays Sage Cafe

February 10th, 2014 -

Sage Cafe was filled with students, faculty and local residents to hear Kentucky Old-Time Fiddle Master Nikos Pappas play some beautiful tunes.

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Warren Wilson awarded grant for Kittredge Music Wing upgrade

January 27th, 2014 -

A $107,960 grant from the Charles H. Kaman Charitable Foundation will help complete the upgrade of the music wing.

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Owl women’s basketball team celebrates Senior Day with a win

February 8th, 2014 -

WWC seniors Suzie Ashford and Dani Henderson finished their home careers with a 64-55 victory over Welch College.

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Taylore Huntley presents on experiential education at writing center conference

February 10th, 2014 -

Taylore Huntley, a junior creative writing and mathematics major, presented with her Writing Center Crew supervisor, Julie Wilson, at the Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference at East Carolina University on February 6.

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In the Cabinet – January 28, 2014

February 5th, 2014 -

Click to read the PDF report: In the Cabinet – January 28, 2014.

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Alligators and phthalates: undergraduate research with Jane Margaret Bell

February 11th, 2014 -

Jane Margaret with a gator
Jane Margaret Bell shares her undergraduate research on phthalates (synthetic chemicals) in alligators and their metabolism patterns. It’s a story of science and catching alligators in Florida. Have a look!

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Do you smell that?

February 20th, 2014 -

It smells like smoke! On Tuesday the Landscaping Crew worked on a controlled burn of native grasses at different sites around campus.

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Fireside Chats: A Series on Meaning, Purpose and Vocation

February 3rd, 2014 -

Come learn more about our community members and discover how they have come to be where they are today and the meaning they find in their work. Our featured guests include staff, faculty, an alumnus, and the president.

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Snow-Way!

January 29th, 2014 -

Landscaping Crew has been busy this week with the weather dropping and snow falling! The crew has been salting and shoveling the campus grounds with early morning and late night shifts making sure that members of Warren Wilson community can walk safely. Read more

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Recap: Cuba Study Abroad presentation in Sage Café

January 31st, 2014 -

It was a full house last night in Sage Café as the room was filled with people eager to hear about the two week Study Abroad course to Cuba over winter break. The semester long course, Intersections of Agricultural and Social Welfare Systems in Cuba: Paradigms and Paradoxes invited students to engage in intercultural learning.

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Landscaping and Fiber Arts Crews unite!

January 28th, 2014 -

A perfect example of the Warren Wilson College community working together, Fiber Arts Crew has helped the Landscaping Crew to create safe and warm neck gaiters.

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Snow days bring work and play to our Blue Ridge Mountain campus

February 13th, 2014 -

As expected, the snow fell and the WWC campus accumulated around eight inches of powder, resulting in canceled classes.

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Swim Team Service

January 23rd, 2014 -

Over winter break, the Swim Team took a break from training to do some service at Hugh Birch State Park in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. They helped pull invasive plants, among other tasks. The Service Program Office sends special appreciation to Coach Andrew Pulsifer for always finding the time to do service on their trips.  

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50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

January 23rd, 2014 -

The Library invites you to view our display in the lobby to commemorate this important event. The display features books, photos, and newspaper articles that show the continuing struggle for civil rights in America.

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Roger Hutchison ’94 and his Painting Table

January 13th, 2014 -

On December 14, 2012, twenty children and six adults were shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. As the community of Newtown struggled to make sense of the tragedy, the nation responded with prayer, philanthropy and politics. One man responded with paint. Roger Hutchison, a youth minister and lay leader with Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia, SC, was invited to the small Connecticut town to aid in the emotional and spiritual recovery of those effected by the tragedy. Hutchison, who graduated from Warren Wilson College in 1994 with a B.A. in Humanities, gladly accepted.

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A recap: MLK Service Day

January 22nd, 2014 -

Over 50 Warren Wilson College students, employees, and volunteers spent Monday, January 20 celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through service.

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In the Cabinet – December 17, 2013

December 23rd, 2013 -

Click to read the PDF report: In the Cabinet – December 17, 2013

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