Warren Wilson College in the news

December 7, 2016

The 2016 Harvest Display was one of the many stories featuring the College in November. Photo: Kyle McCurry
The 2016 Harvest Celebration was one of the many news stories featuring the College in 2016.
Warren Wilson College students, faculty and staff members, and alumni are newsmakers. Here is a select list of stories featuring members of the College community in November and December 2016:

Amy Knisley discusses the election’s impact on Western North Carolina’s environment
Dec.7, 2016 | Asheville Citizen-Times

“A Swannanoa Solstice” returns to Diana Wortham Theatre
Dec. 7, 2016 | Black Mountain News

Alumna Nancy Koerbel’s poem featured
Dec. 6, 2016 | Pittsburgh City Paper
More at Friends of Writers blog: http://friendsofwriters.org/2016/12/06/because-its-safe-to-walk-here-at-night-by-nancy-koerbel/

Alumna Zoe Rhine is one of the “Asheville’s eight influentials for 2016”
Dec. 3, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

Alumna Dinah Berland presents a poetry writing class in Santa Monica
Dec. 1, 2016 | Santa Monica Lookout

Lucy Lawerence discusses the death of Fidel Castro
Nov. 29, 2016 | WLOS-TV

MFA alumni poetry and fiction featured
Nov. 29, 2016 | Cortland Review
More at Friends of Writers blog:
Jayne Benjulian: http://friendsofwriters.org/2016/11/29/late-sketch-by-jayne-benjulian/
Muriel Nelson: http://friendsofwriters.org/2016/11/28/quince-by-muriel-nelson/
Dawn Albeita: http://friendsofwriters.org/2016/11/23/oblivious-by-dawn-abeita/

Dean of Students Paul Perrine talks about the College’s emergency response plan
Nov. 28, 2016 | WLOS-TV

Warren Wilson students help kids beautify their elementary school
Nov. 28, 2016 | WLOS-TV

Sophomore selected as Remember the Removal rider
Nov 26, 2016 | Cherokee One Feather

Students attend Emerging Professionals Conference
Nov. 25, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

Harvest celebration marks Thanksgiving at Warren Wilson College
Nov. 23, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

Alumnus Dylan Flynn creates art in Big Mesa
Nov. 23, 2016 | Pacific Sun

Nugent explores Germany’s refugee policies in free Warren Wilson College lecture
Nov. 23, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

Student work featured in Charleston exhibition
Nov. 23, 2016 | Charleston Scene

Solnick signs open letter to President-elect Trump
Nov. 22, 2016 | WLOS-TV

Students speak at Intersect Conference
Nov. 22, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

Warren Wilson president signs open letter to President-elect Trump
Nov. 21, 2016 | Black Mountain News

Citizens march in protest against pipeline
Nov. 20, 2016 | Rocky Mountain Telegram

Students protest NC pipeline
Nov. 19, 2016 | News & Observer

Warren Wilson students turn out the vote
Nov. 18, 2016 | Black Mountain News

Sustainable agriculture on NC campus
Nov. 18, 2016 | News & Observer

Warren Wilson applications benefit community
Nov. 18, 2016 | Asheville Citizen-Times

Warren Wilson College applications bring Thanksgiving to WNC residents
Nov. 17, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

Swannanoa Gathering instructor Kathy Mattea talks about teaching at Warren Wilson
Nov. 17, 2016 | Asheville Citizen-Times

Haywood Community College celebrates former Warren Wilson professor’s designs
Nov. 16, 2016 | Smoky Mountain News

Retired prof’s pix are weekly Warren Wilson institution
Nov. 16, 2016 | Black Mountain News

Alumna Hannah Yoter’s band profiled
Nov. 16, 2016 | Anchorage Press

MFA faculty member Lauren Groff interviewed
Nov. 14, 2016 | The New Yorker
More at Friends of Writers blog: http://friendsofwriters.org/2016/12/01/flower-hunters-by-lauren-groff/

Kelsey Juliana ’18 featured in climate change story
Nov. 14, 2016 | Slate.com

Alumnus Scott Mericka’s Uplands Cheese lauded by Martha Stewart
Nov. 13, 2016 | Wisconsin State Journal

MFA faculty member Charles Baxter at UAlbany
Nov. 11, 2016 | Times Union

MFA alumni work featured
Nov. 10, 2016 | The American Literary Review
More at Friends of Writers blog:
Karen Tucker: http://friendsofwriters.org/2016/11/10/long-before-i-grew-used-to-strange-men-by-karen-tucker/
Laurie Saurborn: http://friendsofwriters.org/2016/11/09/salvage-by-laurie-saurborn/
Lia Greenwell: http://friendsofwriters.org/2016/11/08/three-poems-by-lia-greenwell/
Kim Frank: http://friendsofwriters.org/2016/11/07/the-redshaw-sea-star-by-kim-frank/

Prof. Bob Swoap discusses music as medicine at local long-term care facilities
Nov. 10, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

Asheville Farm School and World War I
Nov. 10, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

Former Wilkes County women’s basketball players key to Warren Wilson’s success
Nov. 9, 2016 | Wilkes Journal Patriot

Owls to keep the chaos coming this season
Nov. 9, 2016 | Black Mountain News

Alumnus Ron Deabenderfer: I Am By Nature A Hillbilly
Nov. 7, 2016 | The Journal-News

Warren Wilson College professor, students help preserve South Asheville Cemetery
Nov. 7, 2016 | WLOS-TV

Alumnus Ty Johnson named head women’s basketball coach at CCCTI
Nov. 4, 2016 | The Charlotte Observer

Alumnus Ty Johnson named new Lady Cobras Head Coach
Nov. 3, 2016 | Caldwell Journal

Warren Wilson exhibition shows Black Mountain College’s influence
Nov. 2, 2016 | Black Mountain News

Alumnus remembered by columnist
Nov. 2, 2016 | The Sylva Herald

Prof. Eric Baden’s work exhibited in Asheville
Nov. 2, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

Alumnus Tripp Clarke’s 321Blink featured
Nov. 2, 2016 | Pittsburgh Business News

Warren Wilson pedals home with a national championship
Nov. 2, 2016 | Black Mountain News

@warren_wilson_cycling is celebrating its mountain bike championship tonight at Liberty Bikes in Asheville.

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Alumnus Tashi Dorji discusses his music and the Asheville punk scene
Nov. 2, 2016 | Chicago Reader