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Saturday: Fiddles & Folklife

April 16th, 2014

The annual Fiddles & Folklife festival is Saturday, April 19, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. in and around Bryson Gym, with a square dance beginning at 7 p.m.

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GMO-free and regionally produced/processed oils at Gladfelter

April 17th, 2014

If you frequent the salad bar in Gladfelter, you may have noticed something different about the salad dressings.

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The Austin Wright Scholarship for Leaders

April 15th, 2014

This award ($2,000) is made in memory of Austin Wright, class of 2005, whose infectious spirit of adventure inspired his classmates to new challenges.

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Senior service requirement, ESP and 100 hours due April 24

April 15th, 2014

All graduating seniors will need to submit their extended service project paper on Moodle (guidelines available on the Service Program website) and have 100 hours recorded on their service transcript by April 24 in order to be cleared for May graduation.

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NSSE survey drawing winners

April 14th, 2014

Completing campus surveys really does pay off! A total of 101 first-year students and 90 seniors completed the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) online this spring, and they were all entered into a prize drawing conducted on April 8.

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Three WWC students receive Derieux undergraduate research awards

April 12th, 2014

Three WWC students who presented their research at the N.C. Academy of Science annual meeting were awarded Derieux Prizes for Excellence.

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Senior Gift Tree Tattoos

April 14th, 2014

The senior class is selling temporary tattoos of the Warren Wilson College Tree.

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Smithsonian scientist Huber to speak on climate change April 17 at WWC

April 2nd, 2014

Brian Huber, Ph.D., will give a talk titled, “Planktonic Foraminifera: Recording Climate Change for 120 Million Years.”

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WWC MFA faculty, alumna receive 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

April 11th, 2014

Faculty members Christopher Castellani and Mary Szybist and alumna Meghan O’Rourke are among the 177 Guggenheim Fellowship winners for 2014.

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Warren Wilson Theatre to present Shaw’s “Pygmalion” April 24-27

April 11th, 2014

In its 2013-2014 season finale, Warren Wilson Theatre will present George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion.”

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Warren Wilson College Plow Day 2014: worth the wait

April 14th, 2014

Road construction and rainy weather gave way to a sunny Appalachian spring day and a very popular 2014 Plow Day on the Warren Wilson College Farm.

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Writing Center Crew opening

April 8th, 2014

Writing Center Crew is accepting applications for the 2014-15 academic year.

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Follow the College on tumblr and instagram

February 5th, 2014

Be sure to follow the College on tumblr and instagram for images, news, videos, and more.

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WWC Work Day 2014: work, yes, but mostly fun, fun and more fun

April 3rd, 2014

Work Day 2014
As usual, the afternoon fun began outside Gladfelter Student Center. “Thanks for showing up,” Dean of Work Ian Robertson said through a bullhorn to the large gathering of students, faculty and staff for Work Day 2104. “The order of business for the day,” Robertson continued, “is fun… followed by fun… followed by more fun.” To which one Warren Wilson student naturally shouted out, “I like fun!”

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WWC’s Ana Lara receives 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award

April 11th, 2014

Ana Lara, who is double majoring in psychology and sociology/anthropology, has been selected by Campus Compact to receive the award.

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Cycling team to compete in road bike national championships

April 9th, 2014

In May the Warren Wilson College Cycling Team will be competing in the Collegiate Road Bike National Championships.

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Warren Wilson wins 2014 collegiate paddling national championships

March 31st, 2014

Students from seven schools met on the Tuckasegee River in Dillsboro, N.C., to compete in the annual ACA Collegiate Race Series National Championships.

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Warren Wilson’s Spring Open House for high school juniors a big success

April 1st, 2014

A slightly soggy day didn’t deter a large number of students and their families from attending Spring Open House.

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WWC on Good Housekeeping’s list of 12 healthiest college cafeterias

February 10th, 2014

WWC/Sodexo make the grade among “12 of the Most Healthy and Sustainable College Cafeterias.”

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Students’ jobs pay off tuition at 7 work colleges

March 31st, 2014

Here’s a great story on the value and affordability of an education at Warren Wilson College and the six other work colleges in the country. You can read it here.

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