The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will begin enrolling students in a new satellite pharmacy-education program based at the University of North Carolina Asheville in the fall of 2011.
UNC Asheville's Zeis Hall, the new cutting-edge facility for the study of natural sciences and multimedia arts, recently received a boost from the Pennsylvania-based Kennametal Foundation. The foundation donated $40,000 to UNC Asheville, which will benefit the programs and equipment in Zeis Hall. The university named the chemistry lobby, located on the lower level of the building, in honor of Kennametal Inc.
The North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement at UNC Asheville will host a talk on "Lost in Transition, or Dante Goes to Hell" from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 20. The talk, presented by Dante scholar Richard Lansing, will be held in the Reuter Center, room 206. It is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville's Board of Trustees will meet for a retreat from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, July 12, and from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, at the U.S.D.A. Forest Service Conference Room, 200 Weaver Blvd., in Asheville. The meeting is open to the public. Portions of the meeting may be closed to the public under the provisions of the North Carolina Open Meetings Act.
UNC Asheville's 28th annual Concerts on the Quad summer music series continues with a performance by the five-piece Gypsy jazz band One Leg Up at 7 p.m. Monday, July 12, on the Quad. The band features John Steinman on guitar and vocals; Jim Tanner on guitar; Mike Guzalak on clarinet, sax and vocals; Zak Page on bass; and Steve Trismen on violin and vocals. The event is free and open to the public.