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Kim Jordan, CEO of New Belgium

New Belgium founder Kim Jordan
to deliver 2015 Commencement Address

March 5, 2015

The founder of one of the country’s most progressive and innovative companies will be the speaker at the 2015 Warren Wilson College Commencement.

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Peace Corps Recruiter On Campus – March 11

March 4, 2015

Our Peace Corps Recruiter will be on campus March 11, and there are several opportunities to engage with her and with returned Peace Corps volunteers.

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Controlled burns on campus

The Landscaping Crew uses prescribed fires on campus annually for native grass and wildflower restoration and to reduce the risk of wildfire.

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Career Conversations: LAW

February 27, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 7 p.m., Canon Lounge. Each term, the Office of Academic Affairs and the Career Development Center will be hosting a panel of professionals who will speak about their experience within a particular career area, and we’re kicking off the series with LAW.

Warren Wilson students Rebecca Johnson, Ana Lara, Dana Oglesby joined the “March to the Arch” in St. Louis, Missouri, in December.

Students fight for social justice

Peace and Justice Studies professor Rima Vesely-Flad and students who traveled to Ferguson, Mo., to protest the outcome of the Michael Brown case are highlighted in an Asheville Citizen-Times article. You can read the story here to learn more about how our students are fighting for social justice in the United States.

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Campus certified as wildlife habitat

February 23, 2015

Students in biology professor Jessa Madosky’s fall semester Ecology class prepared the successful certification application after collecting data documenting work done by the College’s student Landscaping Crew.

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President Solnick in
The Chronicle of Higher Education

February 19, 2015

At a work college, students learn not only in classrooms but also through jobs grand and lowly: tutoring peers, managing applications, mowing the grass, milking cows on the campus farm, cleaning toilets.

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Warren Wilson College:
Small college, big economic impact

Warren Wilson College may be a relatively small institution, but the College has a big economic impact beyond its Swannanoa Valley campus.

Women in New Religions by Laura Vance

Professor’s new book
explores gender in new religions

Women in New Religions, a book by WWC Sociology/Anthropology Professor Laura Vance, was recently published by NYU Press.

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4713 Chinese/Lunar New Year Celebration

February 17, 2015

The Warren Wilson College A.P.I.S.A (Asian and Pacific Islander Student Alliance) is hosting the 4713 Chinese/Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. in Canon Lounge. Everyone is invited to celebrate the new year with good food, games, music and performances!