Warren Wilson College News

Archive for May, 2013

New students: Welcome to the Warren Wilson College community

May 15th, 2013

You have chosen to be part of a special college community and we are excited to have you join us this fall.

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Exhibition curated by WWC art professor in city’s River Arts District

May 14th, 2013

“Pots That Pour,” curated by WWC’s Leah Leitson, can be viewed through August at the Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery.

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Every Friday: WWC Garden market

May 31st, 2013

The Warren Wilson Garden Market runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday in front of Gladfelter. Stop by and get your fresh food.

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WWC receives $2.1 million grant to expand material arts program

May 20th, 2013

The College has been awarded a $2.1 million grant by the Windgate Charitable Foundation to enhance its art department with the addition of studio craft and material arts, working with partners to make western North Carolina a recognized center for craft study.

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Video: “Let Them Eat Cake”

May 20th, 2013

Watch “Let Them Eat Cake,” a stop-motion animation featuring watercolor paper dolls created by students in Lara Nguyen’s watercolor class.

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Tree inventory completed

May 15th, 2013

In a partnership with the North Carolina Forest Service during the 2012-2013 academic year, Linden Blaisus ‘11 and the Landscaping Crew conducted an assessment of the vegetation composition, function and value of the urban forest on center campus. Analyses of these data provide insight into the value of the center campus trees: their monetary worth, carbon sequestration/storage, structure and ecosystem function. These analyses will be used to guide future management decisions with the goal of improving human health, environmental quality, and aesthetic value.

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Forestry Crew defeats Farm Crew in annual softball game

May 14th, 2013

Forestry Crew won the 16th annual softball game last weekend, beating the Farm Crew 30-11. Forestry led off batting, scoring one run to the Farm’s three in the first inning. The next several were close, until Forestry pulled ahead with four runs in the fourth inning, nine in the fifth, and six in the sixth. [...]

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Video: Hannah Yoter’s senior recital

May 9th, 2013

Watch the video of Hannah’s recital, filmed by Colin Martin ’15 and produced by Sheridan Philipp ’15.

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2013 Academic Capstone Carnival

May 6th, 2013

The 5th Annual Academic Capstone Carnival is Monday, May 6, and Tuesday, May 7. This annual academic conference allows outstanding senior students to present the results of their capstone research, creative writing and internships.

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