Warren Wilson College

Type: Organization
Name: Warren Wilson College
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Buncombe commissioner candidates debate

Differing visions for the future of Buncombe County will collide over the next few months as candidates make their case for seats on the Board of Commissioners.The debate unofficially kicked off July 30, as the Council of Independent Business Owners hosted ... [Published MountainXpress - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tree Whisperers: Meet the DC Employees Who Watch Over Our Trees

Protecting the forest that lines DC’s streets is a daily battle for the city’s unheralded arborists. By Lisa SchamessDuff McCully takes notes on a massive willow oak in DC’s Ward 7. Using new technology, he and fellow arborists meticulously catalog and ... [Published Washingtonian.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign season heats up: Buncombe commissioner candidate forum July 30

A July 30 candidate forum unofficially kicks off what’s shaping up to be an intense campaign season for seats on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.In District 2, which encompasses Black Mountain, Fairview and Weaverville, incumbent Democrat Ellen ... [Published MountainXpress - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bourne-Rafferty

Sarah Atwater Bourne, of Chestertown, and John Versace Rafferty, of Devon, Pa., were united in marriage on May 24 at Highfield, the home of the bride’s parents, outside of Chestertown.The ceremony was officiated by Fr. Andrew Ciferni, of Dalysford Abbey, ... [Published Cecil Whig - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Think small, grow big: Urban farming, without the farm

A reclaimed paradise: Edwin Gonzalez says he took over the neglected rooftop garden at Battery Park Apartments in order to create something beautiful for the building’s residents. (Carrie Eidson/ Mountain Xpress)Edwin Gonzalez may have the best view in ... [Published MountainXpress - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New Granville EDC director ready for challenge

OXFORD — Harry Mills came back to Granville County seven years ago to care for his mother. Now he’s added the care of economic development for his home county.His appointment to the position of director of economic development was announced recently by ... [Published Henderson Dispatch - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

People in the News (6/29/14): Appointments and Promotions

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has announced the promotion of FELICIA MADSEN to communications director, effective June 30. Madsen has worked at the foundation since 2011 as a communications officer for its conservation and science program area. ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Barnard adds six members to board of trustees

Barnard added six members to its board of trustees on Tuesday, including choreographer Twyla Tharp, BC ’63, and actor Dylan McDermott.Warren Wilson College President Steven Solnick, philanthropist Carolina Steinbruch, NLabs Inc. chairman Allen Salmasi, ... [Published Columbia Spectator - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

A mitey effort ()

Enlarge photoJERRY McBRIDE/Durango HeraldAshlee Robison, a student research assistant to Fort Lewis College chemistry professor Bill Collins, has discovered a combination of sugar and thyme that could eradicate the varroa mite, the scourge of beekeep ... [Published Durango Herald - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hubbard, Ludvigson, Schwille: Honors for Three Carolinas Writers

Susan Ludvigson Jennifer HubbardSusan Ludvigson, professor emerita at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, is this year's winner of the prestigious James Dickey Award from Five Points magazine in Atlanta. Her winning poems,"Divigations," "Mythologies" ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jun 23 2014]
First reported May 17 2014 - Updated May 17 2014 - 1 reports

Writing Can Be Taught: M.F.A. Survey 2014

The Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa is widely considered the first institutionalized creative writing program. Established in 1936, the program has nurtured so many poets and writers that are now household names that it’s almost silly ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 17 2014]
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 14 2014 - 1 reports

Patrick Sweatt, Tennessee State University Extension agent, has joined the UT Extension-Bradley County staff

Patrick Sweatt as an Extension agent with responsibilities in agriculture (livestock, horticulture and crops) and Community Economic Development. He is a graduate of Warren Wilson College in Asheville, N.C., in environmental and sustainable agriculture. ... [Published Cleveland Banner - May 14 2014]

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..."It has been my pleasure, and a true learning journey, to serve as chair of CEP's board for the last three years," Merchant said. "CEP is truly fortunate to have Grant Oliphant, with his wealth of private and community foundation experience, as our next board chair."
..." Hubbard's novel, set on the campus of a girls' Massachusetts boarding school, is "quite a page-turner," says the blurb. "Part mystery, part bildungsroman , this intelligent novel brings us into contact with a complex, conflicted heroine who doesn't care much about following the rules." Hubbard is a former English teacher at Woodberry Forest and is 100 pages into her third novel for young adults, modeled on five girls she taught at Country...

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Buncombe commissioner candidates debate [Published MountainXpress - 17 hours ago]
Tree Whisperers: Meet the DC Employees Who Watc... [Published Washingtonian.com - Jul 28 2014]
Campaign season heats up: Buncombe commissioner... [Published MountainXpress - Jul 28 2014]
Bourne-Rafferty [Published Cecil Whig - Jul 25 2014]
Think small, grow big: Urban farming, without t... [Published MountainXpress - Jul 16 2014]
New Granville EDC director ready for challenge [Published Henderson Dispatch - Jul 11 2014]
People in the News (6/29/14): Appointments and ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jun 29 2014]
Barnard adds six members to board of trustees [Published Columbia Spectator - Jun 25 2014]
A mitey effort () [Published Durango Herald - Jun 24 2014]
Hubbard, Ludvigson, Schwille: Honors for Three ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jun 23 2014]
Writing Can Be Taught: M.F.A. Survey 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 17 2014]
Patrick Sweatt, Tennessee State University Exte... [Published Cleveland Banner - May 14 2014]
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