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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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The Underhills play “soulgrass” at Warren Wilson’s Sage Café

March 25th, 2014

The WWC campus community was welcomed back from spring break in the best of ways with The Underhills, a six-piece band from Bloomington, Ind.

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WWC Alumni Board hosts gathering at Asheville Area Arts Council

April 1st, 2014

The Warren Wilson College Alumni Board recently hosted an alumni gathering at the Asheville Area Arts Council.

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Dialogue Arts Project founder to visit campus

March 21st, 2014

Dialogue Arts Project founder Adam Falkner will be on campus in April to lead workshops on diversity. Contact the Theatre Crew at theatre@warren-wilson.edu for details on how to participate.

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Art faculty exhibit in Holden Gallery

March 31st, 2014

Warren Wilson’s Elizabeth Holden Gallery recently featured works of art by Warren Wilson College faculty.

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Inclement weather procedure

November 25th, 2013

To check the status of classes the College schedule, call the College hotline at 828-258-4521.

Students, keep in mind that classes may be canceled or work crew schedules altered if the professor or supervisor is unable to travel to campus. If your crew supervisor is not available, report to the work program office.

When classes are canceled, the College will continue other operations for the well-being of residential students.

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President Solnick and Dean Garrett meet with local entrepreneurs

March 25th, 2014

Steve Solnick and Paula Garrett met with entrepreneurs March 25 to explore ways Warren Wilson College can be engaged in entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Buying EPA sulfur dioxide credits to reduce pollution

March 14th, 2014

Smokestacks
Professor Susan Kask’s Environmental and Ecological Economics class is raising money to bid on the EPA’s SO2 (sulfur dioxide) allowances. SO2 causes acid rain, which is extremely harmful to the environment. The more permits Warren Wilson College purchases, the less will be available for big utility companies. Less permits means less SO2 in our air.

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Sign up for emergency text alerts

October 9th, 2013

The College’s emergency text alert system allows you to receive a text (sms) notification on your mobile phone in the event of a campus emergency.

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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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WWC basketball teams play in USCAA nationals

February 26th, 2014

Championship Basketball
Warren Wilson College’s basketball teams made it to the 2014 USCAA Basketball National Championships in Uniontown, Pa. The women received a No. 8 seed and the men a No. 5.

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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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Pep rally sends fighting Owls off to win the USCAA basketball championships

March 4th, 2014

On Monday, March 3, the Warren Wilson College community sent the men’s and women’s basketball teams off to the 2014 USCAA Basketball National Championships with a rousing pep rally. Check out the photos.

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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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Service deadlines for second semester sophomores, juniors (April 14) and seniors (April 24)

February 24th, 2014

Second semester Sophomores must have completed PEG 1 and second semester Juniors must have completed 60 hours of service by April 14 in order to register for fall classes. Seniors must have completed 100 hours of service and the Extended Service Project (ESP) paper by April 24 to be cleared for May graduation.

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Peter Sagal of “Wait Wait…” to speak at WWC Commencement May 17

February 24th, 2014

The wait just got shorter: Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me,” is returning to Asheville in May.

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