‘Whether they’re pure battery electrics like the Nissan Leaf or plug-in hybrids like the Chevy Volt, [plug-in electric vehicles] offer WNC many benefits. But first we need to drain a swamp of disinformation.”
The novelist will read and discuss her writings with series creator Wiley Cash on Tuesday, April 4, in UNCA’s Laurel Forum.
The visit culminates with a performance in Lipinsky Auditorium on Thursday, March 30.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a fundraiser for Asheville Butoh Festival’s four-day event plus an eco-friendly studying aid designed by UNCA students.
They’ll perform at Lipinsky Auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. $15/$10 alumni. A master class with The 1491’s takes place on Thursday, Feb. 23, at noon in the Mountain View Room of the Sherrill Center.
The salute to local black history opens at the UNCA Intercultural Center on Monday, Feb. 13.
Local nutritionists and a longtime vegan talk about the pros and cons of a diet free of animal products.
The performance is at UNCA’s Lipinsky Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 22.
A selection of historic works by hobbyist photographer Isaiah Rice will move from UNCA’s library to be displayed at WCQS. The opening reception is on Friday, Oct. 7.
On Sept. 1, nearly 100 trustees, board members, staff, students and alumni gathered at UNCA to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Health and Wellness degree program and to honor the work of Dr. Keith Ray, founder of the department, which represents one of UNCA’s fast-growing majors.
Lights dimmed and chatter came to an expectant halt, when British technology pioneer Kevin Ashton was introduced in UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena on Aug. 23. Ashton is most widely known for co-founding the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research group that works with radio-frequency identification (RFID) and other sensing technologies. His speech contained elements […]
Continuing its history of support for undergraduate research, UNC Asheville announced this week it has received a $1.5 million grant awarded by the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation — to fund scholarships, fellowships and undergraduate research in chemistry and biology. The five-year grant was announced at the April 7 opening session of the National Conference on […]
Asheville resident Nikki Madle is collecting toothbrushes, toothpaste, new underwear, used or new sweatshirts and sweatpants, chapsticks, and travel-sized shampoos and conditioners for sexual violence victims at the hospital. Her drive runs through Friday, April 15.
Friends and family gathered on UNC Asheville’s campus Thursday night, Feb. 25, for the unveiling of a made-from-scratch robot built by GLITCH 5854, a team of Western North Carolina high school students and their mentors. The team hopes to win a regional robotics competition in March at UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena.
“The mean-spirited abuse hurled at college students and professors alike reflects a dying political paradigm coupled with a fear of the young.”
The exhibition, Private Domain, remains on display at S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, on the first floor of UNCA’s Owen Hall, through Friday, March 4.
Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn is offering fans free popcorn and more during the company’s first anniversary celebration. Meanwhile Standard Pizza Co., has a new downtown location; Asheville’s gluten-less population convenes for an educational event; Black Mountain Ciderworks is throwing a Halloween bash and Bomba is rolling out a multi-cultural menu.
The seventh annual Holocaust Remembrance Concert, entitled ELEGY: Songs of Lamentation, takes place at UNC Asheville’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in the Manheimer Room on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 5 p.m.
More than 60 volunteers donned aprons and converged on the UNC Asheville campus Friday morning in an effort to prepare hundreds of nutritious, fall-themed meals for local people in need.
A slideshow of select photos by Rice will be debuted at the UNCA High Smith Student Union’s Alumni Hall Friday, Oct. 23.