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Chemistry professor awarded grant to lead undergraduate research

March 21st, 2014

WWC chemistry professor John Brock has received a research-training grant for work at Hollings Marine Laboratory.

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EcoDorm continues to be recognized as a trailblazer among college dorms

February 14th, 2014

More than a decade after it opened, accolades continue to roll in for Warren Wilson College’s iconic EcoDorm.

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WWC Professor Catherine Reid reads from her new essay collection

March 13th, 2014

On March 5, the Creative Writing program hosted WWC writing professor Catherine Reid reading an essay from her new book, Falling Into Place: An Intimate Geography of Home.

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Fireside chat with President Solnick and Spiritual Life Director Ammons

March 7th, 2014

WWC Director of Spiritual Life and Chaplain Brian Ammons sat down with President Steve Solnick on Wednesday evening for a cozy fireside chat in the Work Program Office.

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Work Day, Warren Wilson’s annual rite of spring, set for April 2

March 26th, 2014

Numerous projects, from fence building to pond cleanup, are planned for Work Day 2014 at Warren Wilson.

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Kindergartners from W.D. Williams Elementary visit College Farm

March 13th, 2014

What’s better than a trip to the zoo on a school day? Visiting the Warren Wilson College Farm, of course.

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Fiber Arts Crew hosts Open House at newly renovated studio

February 27th, 2014

The Fiber Arts Crew recently moved into a newly renovated studio on the campus Fortune property. On Feb. 26, they hosted an open house for the campus community to meet the work crew.

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Hope for Appalachia: Reclaiming mountaintop removal sites

March 4th, 2014

Patrick N. Angel, forester and soil scientist, gave a presentation about the American Chestnut and attempts to reintroduce the extinct tree.

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Warren Wilson College Dean’s List announced for Fall 2013 semester

February 9th, 2014

The Registrar’s Office has released the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Warren Wilson College.

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Looking to enroll in 2015 or later? Join us at WWC’s Spring Open House

February 9th, 2014

If you’re a high school junior, sophomore or freshman, or a potential transfer, come to Spring Open House on March 29.

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Caleb Hawkins ’14 competes in the Stihl Regional Qualifier

March 20th, 2014

Last Friday Caleb Hawkins and Coach/WWC Forest Manager Shawn Swartz traveled to the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. to compete in the Stihl Regional Qualifier.

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WWC’s Catherine Reid awarded NEA Creative Writing Fellowship

February 12th, 2014

Catherine Reid, chair of Warren Wilson’s undergraduate creative writing program, receives the fellowship in prose.

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WWC Trustees and community discuss Quality Enhancement Plan

March 3rd, 2014

The Warren Wilson College Board of Trustees, students, staff and faculty met Feb. 21 to discuss ideas for the student learning initiative known as the QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan).

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Songs and stories of the West Virginia Mine Wars by Saro Lynch-Thomason

February 27th, 2014

The award-winning ballad singer came to Sage Cafe Feb. 26 to tell the stories through song and a multimedia show.

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The benefits of nearly 10,000 trees on the Warren Wilson campus

February 5th, 2014

You don’t have to venture into the 625-acre Warren Wilson College Forest to find trees – lots and lots of trees.

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Owls soar over North Greenville on Senior Night in DeVries Gymnasium

February 20th, 2014

Led by senior Rashad Ali’s 25 points, the men’s basketball team stunned North Greenville, an NCAA DII team, 76-60.

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Warren Wilson awarded grant for Kittredge Music Wing upgrade

January 27th, 2014

A $107,960 grant from the Charles H. Kaman Charitable Foundation will help complete the upgrade of the music wing.

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Owl women’s basketball team celebrates Senior Day with a win

February 8th, 2014

WWC seniors Suzie Ashford and Dani Henderson finished their home careers with a 64-55 victory over Welch College.

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Do you smell that?

February 20th, 2014

It smells like smoke! On Tuesday the Landscaping Crew worked on a controlled burn of native grasses at different sites around campus.

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Snow days bring work and play to our Blue Ridge Mountain campus

February 13th, 2014

As expected, the snow fell and the WWC campus accumulated around eight inches of powder, resulting in canceled classes.

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