Eleven UNC Asheville Art Department faculty members will display their work in a wide-ranging exhibition Aug. 23-Oct. 4 at UNC Asheville's S. Tucker Cooke Gallery. The show kicks off the gallery's 2013-2014 season. There will be an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the gallery.
UNC Asheville is featured in the 2014 edition of Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, and also is ranked at No. 13 on the “Town-Gown Relations are Great” list that is part of the annual guidebook released today.
The faculty team behind “Food for Thought,” UNC Asheville’s interdisciplinary course cluster exploring issues related to food production and consumption, has been named the winner of the 2013 William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science from the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement.
Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program (GWSP) workshops in poetry and prose. Classes will be held in Asheville, Black Mountain, Hendersonville and Burnsville. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested.
The Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Asheville will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2013 in the Highsmith University Union, room 235, on the UNC Asheville campus. The purpose of the meeting is to review in closed session the job performance of an employee.
"Urban Photography from the Streets of a Bohemian Mountain Town," an exhibit of both color and black-and-white photographs by local artist Joe Longobardi, will be on view August 16-September 27, in UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library. An opening reception will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27 in the Blowers Gallery.
The second annual National Physical Education (PE) Institute, hosted by the North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness (NCCHW) at UNC Asheville, will bring physical education teachers and administrators from around the world to the campus, July 29-August 2.