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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Taylore Huntley receives Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

May 30th, 2014 -

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


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.


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


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!


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.


WWC Garden Market

June 17th, 2014 -

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.