A commencement is a beginning. But as Senior Class Speaker and creative writing major Rachel J. Klein reminded the audience, “We forget that beginnings are daunting and that their trajectory is frightening. And as students, we again and again get branded as people who are just beginning rather than people who are just continuing.” Keynote […]
Starting with senior music recitals on Monday and ending with student documentary films on Thursday, Warren Wilson College’s Capstone Carnival May 7 through May 10 will showcase culminating student scholarship on topics ranging from sociological studies of the criminal justice system to sustainable farm management plans. “Over the last decade, hundreds of students have looked […]
It is not every week that a college receives notification of a $2 million gift, but within one week in April, Warren Wilson College received two separate notifications of $2 million gifts: one a $2 million grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation to support undergraduate and graduate craft programs and the other a $2 million […]
You might expect to see Doc and Dan – Warren Wilson College’s two Belgian draft horses – plowing a garden field for the next kale planting or dragging whole trees out of the college forest in a selective thinning, but you probably wouldn’t guess the most recent student collaboration with these incredibly strong horses: crafting […]
Asheville, NC – April 23, 2018 – Warren Wilson College announced last week that Joni Williamson has accepted a position as the Director of Athletics and Adventure Sports. Williamson is excited to implement a new vision for athletics at the college that will expand athletic programing by increasing student athlete enrollment. Warren Wilson College’s athletic […]
Applications to Warren Wilson College from North Carolina residents have increased significantly this year, especially from the western part of the state. Warren Wilson’s new North Carolina Free Tuition Plan, which guarantees a tuition-free college education to every incoming North Carolina undergraduate student who is eligible for federal or state need-based aid, has piqued local interest.
Apr 20, 2018 — Apr 22, 2018
7:30 pm on April 20 & 21, Sunday matinee on April 22 @ 2:30 pm
Join the Warren Wilson College theatre department for a performance of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a widely-performed comedy portraying the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons. It includes the adventures of four young Athenian lovers who are controlled […]
Each year incoming freshmen at Warren Wilson College participate in First Year Seminars, compelling courses designed to introduce new students to the academic richness of the college. Warren Wilson’s First Year Seminar experience is distinctive; in addition to scholarly study, each seminar integrates community engagement by partnering with a local non-profit organization, allowing students to […]
All members of the Warren Wilson College community are cordially invited to attend the Spring 2018 concert for the WWC Jazz Ensemble. The ensemble consists of WWC students and one alumnus, featuring: Miles Adair – electric guitar Sage Kiggins – drums and vocals Ryan Segall – trumpet Dick Weaver – trumpet Reid Williams – bass […]
Two recent Warren Wilson College alumni and one current student completed NASA DEVELOP research fellowships this spring to create two new tools to prevent deforestation and wildfires by detecting seemingly insignificant things: tiny beetles and melting snow.