In her role as Diplomat and Journalist-in-Residence, Elizabeth O. Colton, Ph.D. will serve as a professor, scholar, diplomat and communications expert to teach, lecture and mentor students and to promote Warren Wilson College locally, nationally and globally.
Normally we hold in-person convocation on the first day of school. The ceremony is an annual tradition that gathers together students, faculty, staff, and administrators to formally begin a new academic year. As we are unable to gather in person today, we offer this address of welcome to our students from Dr. Jeff Keith, Prof. […]
Warren Wilson College has earned a STARS Gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). With more than 900 participants in 40 countries, AASHE’s STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System) program is the most widely recognized framework in the world for publicly reporting comprehensive information related to a college or university’s sustainability performance.
Beneath the popular folk song, “Swannanoa Tunnel,” and beneath the railroad tracks that run through Western North Carolina, is a story of blood, greed, and obfuscation. This story was told by two Warren Wilson College professors who spent the last eight years researching it.
An upcoming exhibition at the Center for Craft, curated by a student in the MA in Critical Craft Studies program, will examine the foundational moments in the late 1800s and early 1900s that laid the groundwork for the thriving craft scene found in the Asheville region today.
Rima Vesely-Flad, who serves as the director of the Peace and Justice Studies Department and as an associate professor of philosophy and Africana studies at Warren Wilson, received a Fulbright award to teach four liberal arts courses at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
The Fulbright scholarship will enable Daniel Tam-Claiborne '20 to pursue ethnographic research and write a novel that addresses questions about culture, identity and belonging against the backdrop of contemporary U.S.-China relations.