Warren Wilson College News

The Building of the Chapel: Beverly Ohler remembers

June 4th, 2014 -

The Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church and College Chapel resides in a beautiful A-frame structure made of wood and rock, as beautiful as it is holy. A campus treasure, it seems as new today as it did in 1964 when we opened its doors.

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Summer service on her own two legs

May 7th, 2014 -

Freshman Ally Miller from Sparta, N.J., has planned a summer full of service by cycling across the country.

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Warren Wilson professor to write series on climate resilience

May 22nd, 2014 -

Laura Lengnick has been asked to write a series of articles on the National Climate Assessment and climate resilience in agriculture for the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project.

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Sagal, sun highlight 2014 Commencement

May 17th, 2014 -

Peter Sagal
The 2014 Commencement was a celebration of the achievements of an accomplished group of graduates. After a chilly, foggy start to the day, a warm sun broke through for the College’s 46th Commencement as a four-year institution. Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!”, delivered his first college commencement address at the ceremony where 172 Warren Wilson graduates received their bachelor’s degrees.

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President Solnick moderates event with Olympia Snowe, Dee Dee Myers

June 3rd, 2014 -

WWC President Steve Solnick served as moderator of the 10th annual Power of the Purse luncheon in Asheville.

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Warren Wilson College: a leader in original undergraduate research

April 25th, 2014 -

Over the past decade WWC science students have received more N.C. Academy of Science grants and awards than students at any other school.

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Taylore Huntley receives Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

May 30th, 2014 -

Congratulations to junior Taylore Huntley, who received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

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Celebrate Warren Wilson’s Critical Language Scholarship winners

May 8th, 2014 -

Warren Wilson senior Marshall McCollum and junior Owen Harris will travel abroad this summer as recipients of Critical Language Scholarships.

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Parliament: a Gathering of Owls 2013-2014

May 15th, 2014 -

Digital yearbooks are available for free download. Hardback and paperback versions are available for purchase as well. For downloads, purchase links, and more information visit this website

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Thanks for breakfast!

May 14th, 2014 -

Thanks to Sodexo for last night’s delicious breakfast and a fun time at the end of the academic year!

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2014 Lettuce Eating Contest results

May 13th, 2014 -

The 2014 Lettuce Eating Contest raised $578 for the Class of 2014 senior gift to the WWC Fund.

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WWC Garden Market

June 17th, 2014 -

Stop by the Warren Wilson College Garden Market every Friday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Warren Wilson professor selected to participate in “The Odyssey” seminar

April 24th, 2014 -

David J. Bradshaw is among 20 faculty members nationwide chosen by the CIC and the Center for Hellenic Studies.

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WWC Psychology Department partners with Hinds Feet Farm

May 22nd, 2014 -

The Psychology Department has partnered with Hinds Feet Farm, a program for people recovering from an acquired or traumatic brain injury.

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WWC MFA faculty, alumna awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

April 11th, 2014 -

Faculty members Christopher Castellani and Mary Szybist and alumna Meghan O’Rourke are among the Guggenheim Fellowship winners for 2014.

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Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014 names Warren Wilson among 20 “Best Buys”

February 8th, 2014 -

For the eighth time since 2005, the guide has chosen WWC as one of the nation’s “Best Buys” among private colleges.

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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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