Warren Wilson College News

Archive for 2007

“A Working Education”

November 28th, 2007

Warren Wilson is featured in the University Business story "A Working Education — Work colleges reduce operating costs while giving students valuable experience-and less graduation debt."

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Hunger Banquet — Eat the way the world eats

November 27th, 2007

We live in a world where 1/5 of the population consumes 3/5 of all the food. For the rest, famine is a reality of everyday life. The Hunger Banquet challenges us to realize how our decisions affect others in the world.

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Men’s basketball team WINS D.C. tournament

November 19th, 2007

Warren Wilson’s men’s basketball team won three games at the Washington Bible Tournament and came home not only with the trophy, but two players (Chris and John Nelson) were nominated to the 1st All Tournament Team. Aleks Spasovski was the tournament leading scorer averaging 20 points per game.

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WWC House of Commons (Student Caucus)

November 15th, 2007

Represent the Student Body Online. Get active in student government.

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WWC recognized in Raleigh’s News & Observer

November 15th, 2007

Read what senior Ryan Morra has to say in "Campuses join green bandwagon."

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Use of fields and pastures

November 8th, 2007

A message from the cattle crew.

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Academia and Spirituality: Ebony and Ivory?

November 7th, 2007

Sound Off, a program developed by Julie Lehman (Director of Church Relations) and Chaplain Steve Runholt, has been the campus’ intentional point of interfaith dialog on campus.

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WWC Cross-Country team compete at USCAA Nationals

November 5th, 2007

On Fri. Nov. 2, the WWC Cross Country team competed in the USCAA National Championships at Southern Virginia University.

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Another New York Times piece highlights Warren Wilson

November 5th, 2007

A piece titled “Outside the Box” by Lisa Guernsey in the November 2007 issue of the Times’ Education Life underscores what sets Warren Wilson College apart.

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WWC’s Stan Cross named top N.C. environmental educator

November 5th, 2007

Stan Cross, education coordinator of Warren Wilson College’s Environmental Leadership Center, has been named 2007 Environmental Educator of the Year Award by Environmental Educators of North Carolina.

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WWC featured in New York Times article

November 5th, 2007

MANY colleges say their mission is to mold young minds, but a few take it to the next level. They have a particular philosophy about how life should be lived or knowledge absorbed, and they want to make sure their students are not just reading about it or dabbling in it. They want their students to live it, day in and day out, for four years. Sound intense? It is. A bit offbeat? That too. Such colleges are not for everyone, nor do they want to be.

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October 2007 Report to Campus

November 2nd, 2007

I’m using this monthly report to offer some thoughts about our governance process. My goal is to get us thinking about changes that might give more members of the community the chance to influence the direction of the College. But before I launch into that discussion, I’ll comment briefly about happenings on campus this past month, offer a “communication opportunity” to students, and give you the latest draft of a “vision statement” I’ve been sharing with you.

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WWC mountain bike team takes second place at nationals

October 31st, 2007

Kylie Krauss finished first in the women’s overall competition and Patrick Hurley second in the men’s, leading Warren Wilson College to its fifth consecutive second-place team finish in Division II of the 2007 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships in Banner Elk.

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Davis Foundations grant to support new environmental curriculum

October 30th, 2007

Warren Wilson College has been awarded a $193,265 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to develop a groundbreaking environmental curriculum, Advancing Environmental Literacy.

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WWC This Week — October 30, 2007

October 30th, 2007

October 30, 2007 Vol. 11 No. 5 Warren Wilson #3 on Sierra Club’s "10 Coolest Schools" list Warren Wilson College is No. 3 among Sierra Magazine’s “10 Coolest Schools” nationwide in the fight against global warming. The feature is the cover story of the November/December issue of the magazine, published by the Sierra Club. In [...]

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Owl mountain bike team finishes 2nd in collegiate nationals

October 29th, 2007

Kylie Krauss finished first in the women’s overall competition and Patrick Hurley second in the men’s, leading Warren Wilson College to its fifth consecutive second-place team finish in Division II of the 2007 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships.

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Davis Foundations grant to support new environmental curriculum

October 25th, 2007

WWC has been awarded a $193,265 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to develop a groundbreaking environmental curriculum, Advancing Environmental Literacy.

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Warren Wilson receives grant for new program focus

October 23rd, 2007

Warren Wilson College has received a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Bible grant in the amount of $21,170 to help develop a "Bible and Eco-Social Sustainability" program focus within the religious studies department.

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Warren Wilson is No. 3 on Sierra Club’s “10 Coolest Schools” list

October 19th, 2007

Warren Wilson College is No. 3 among Sierra Magazine’s "10 Coolest Schools" in 2007 in the fight against global warming, in an article titled, "10 That GET IT."

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WWC makes Sierra Club’s “10 Coolest Schools” list

October 19th, 2007

Warren Wilson College is No. 3 — behind Oberlin College and Harvard University — among Sierra Magazine’s "10 Coolest Schools" nationwide in the fight against global warming.

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