James Loewen, author of the groundbreaking best-seller, "Lies My Teacher Told Me," will speak at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, at UNC Asheville's Robinson Hall, Room 125. This event is free and open to the public.
Young scientists from 10 middle schools and nine high schools in Western North Carolina will test their talents in the Regional Science Olympiad Tournament at UNC Asheville Saturday, February 23. The competition will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at various locations across campus.
UNC Asheville will host its third annual Health Fair with exhibits from some 40 local health organizations and businesses, from 11 a.m-2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, on the Kimmel Arena concourse. The fair is free and open to the public, with free parking available in the Kimmel Arena parking deck.
UNC Asheville will host a sexual harassment "speak-out" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Laurel Forum in Karpen Hall. The speak-out will bring voice to diverse experiences of sexual harassment, and provide information about preventing and defending oneself against sexual harassment. The event is free and open to the public.
The spring course catalog for the nationally renowned College for Seniors is now available online. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in person at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center. The College for Seniors courses are offered by OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville.
NOTE: The opening reception and talk by Walter Ziffer have been RESCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2O.
UNC Asheville's Center for Diversity Education presents a new exhibit for the month of March, "Parallel Journeys: WW II and the Holocaust," telling the stories of dozens of teens and young adults who were witnesses, participants and victims. The exhibit is free and open to the public from March 4-29 in UNC Asheville's Karpen Hall.
The Writers at Home series, sponsored by UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program, continues in February with readings by writers David Madden and Eric Steineger. The readings take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 17, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. This event is free and open to the public.