WCU students to show research projects at Expo and Symposium

Press Release Western Carolina University The research prowess of Western Carolina University students will be on display as the university holds two early spring events, the Undergraduate Expo and Graduate Research Symposium. The research, creative work and service of undergraduate students will be on display during the 16th annual expo, which will be hosted by […]

The Democratic Surround and the Forgotten History of Multimedia opens March 28

Press release The Democratic Surround and the Forgotten History of Multimedia opens March 28 The Democratic Surround and the Forgotten History of Multimedia by Fred Turner, Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society at Stanford University and author of The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and American Liberalism from World […]

Carolina Public Press awarded $50,000 from Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation

From Carolina Public Press: ASHEVILLE — The Carolina Public Press news service has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation to expand its investigative and state government reporting, as well as increase efforts to develop a sustainable model of nonprofit public interest journalism in Western North Carolina. Carolina Public […]

Connie Molland Artist Reception & Exhibition at Beverly-Hanks

Press release Connie Molland Artist Reception & Exhibition at Beverly-Hanks Join HandMade in America and Beverly-Hanks as they celebrate the unique woodworkings of Connie Molland at the Beverly-Hanks Discovery Center in Biltmore Park Town Square, located at 1 Town Square Boulevard, Asheville, NC 28803. The Artist Reception will be held on Thursday, March 27 from […]

East of the Riverway greenway planning wrap-up will be held March 18

Full announcement from the city of Asheville: Just a reminder that the East of the Riverway Wrap-Up presentation will occur this coming Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 6pm at the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr., Southside Community Center. Please find attached the Final Presentation flyer inviting you to see how the community’s input shaped the planning […]

APD runs ‘booze it and lose it’ program for St. Patrick’s Day

Full announcement from the Asheville Police Department: Asheville– The Asheville Police Department Traffic Safety Unit and the Governor’s Highway Safety Program remind drivers that their luck will run out if they decide to drive after drinking too much green beer and Irish whiskey this St. Patrick’s Day. Starting Friday, law enforcement officers statewide will step […]

AC-T: Forum will look at battle over Asheville’s water system

Five local environmental groups are sponsoring a forum Monday to update residents on the battle over the city’s water system. The Asheville Citizen-Times says speakers also will discuss other water-related issues, including the recent Duke Energy coal ash spill into the Dan River and contamination of drinking water in West Virginia that affected thousands of […]

C-T: Duke Energy letter proposes options for coal-ash removal

A letter from Duke Energy to state environmental officials, obtained by the Asheville Citizen-Times, outlines various proposals for dealing with coal ash stored at various plants in North Carolina, including one near Asheville. The letter, says the Citizen-Times, includes shuttering the plant as one possibility. Other proposals include switching to dry ash instead of wet […]

SMN:  Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians work to reintroduce deer to tribal lands

From Smoky Mountain News Holly Kays From clothing to art to clan names, deer are everywhere in Cherokee culture. But for the past couple of centuries, they’ve been virtually absent from Cherokee land — until now. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is in the initial stages of an effort to reintroduce an important environmental […]

Black Mountain College presents a May writing workshop centered on The Poetics of Audience

Press Release From Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center: ASHEVILLE, NC – March 16, 2014 WRITING WORKSHOP – Friday night through Sunday, May 2, 3 & 4 The Poetics of Audience: Experimenting with Points of Address in Poetry Jaye Bartell, Eric Gelsigner, Nathanael Roney & Bridget Elmer The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts […]

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