Tuesday, May 1, 2012
ONLINE VIDEO [CC] These short films were selected from a collection of final projects presented by students in the UNC Asheville Mass Communication Workshop II and Senior Seminar courses. Films include: Dreamcatch, by Sierra Bicking; Waste, by Josh Reed; I Saw It Coming, by Holly Freeman; The People Behind the Paper, by Stephanie Schon; Appalachian Roots, by Jasmine George; A Million Reasons, by Rebekah Braswell; and To Be Orthodox, by Matti Thiel.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Erskine Bowles, one of North Carolina’s best-known public servants, delivers the commencement address and receives an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at UNC Asheville's May 2012 Commencement. Al Whitesides, a lifetime Asheville resident, and leader in civil rights, business and education, also receives an honorary degree.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Featuring Patricia Grant, a licensed social worker and program manager for Analensigi, a mental health and substance abuse program on the Qualla Boundary. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Grant approaches her healing work in the context of current Cherokee experience which is impacted by historical grief and trauma that are part of Cherokee heritage. Grant is a founding member of the Cherokee Healing and Wellness Coalition, which has organized a 2012 Journey to...
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Featuring David W. Berson – Economic Forecaster and Risk Manager and James F. Smith – Economist. David Berson explores the economic outlook, focusing on inflation, employment, interest rates, the strength of the dollar and the housing market. James Smith discusses the financial outlook, exploring the implications of Federal Reserve policy for financial markets. Various investments are addressed, with an emphasis on interest rates and the bond market.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The word "code" has several different meanings. Dr. Judy Walker discusses several types of codes and how they have affected daily life throughout history and today. When information is transmitted, errors are likely to occur. This problem has become increasingly important as tremendous amounts of information are transferred electronically every day. Coding theory examines efficient ways of packaging data so that these errors can be detected, or even corrected. ...
Thursday, March 22, 2012
ONLINE VIDEO [CC] Gloria Ladson-Billings is the author of several books, chapters and articles, including Crossing Over to Canaan: The Journey of New Teachers in Diverse Classrooms. A former editor of the American Education Research Journal, Ladson-Billings was elected in 2005 to the National Academy of Education. She is Kellner Family Chair in Urban Education and Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison....
Thursday, March 15, 2012
ONLINE VIDEO [CC] Presented by the UNC Asheville Craft Studies program as part of the Meet the Maker Series 2012. Featuring Tom Loeser - Professor, University of Wisconsin Madison. Sponsored by The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design as part of the exhibition Torqued & Twisted: Bentwood Today.
Monday, March 19, 2012
ONLIND VIDEO [CC] Arsalan Iftikhar is an international human rights lawyer, global media commentator, founder of www.TheMuslimGuy.com and author of the book Islamic Pacifism: Global Muslims in the Post-Osama Era. Arsalan has been a regular weekly commentator for National Public Radio and he is also a regular contributing writer for Esquire Magazine (Middle East edition) and CNN.com on domestic and international issues affecting our world today. Lecture topics include the...
Friday, February 24, 2012
Champions In Athletics, Leaders In Life The annual reception, dinner and Hall of Fame Ceremony, including the Circle of Champions and Hall of Fame Unveiling in the Sherrill Center. Featuring Associate Athletic Director, Mike Gore, Director of Athletics, Janet Cone and Chancellor Anne Ponder. Ceremony inducts and honors Tony Bumphus and Lisa Rhodes.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
ONLINE VIDEO [CC] A panel of women share their challenges and triumphs working in the business and non-profit world. Each has a unique story to their success that inspires and gives insight to college students of both genders. Moderator, Lori Horvitz - UNC Asheville Associate Professor, Literature; Panelists, Emoke B'Raca - Malaprops Bookstore, Laura Dover Doran - Dover Insulation, Joyce Harrison - Self Help Credit, Kathy Hoyle - Hoyle Office Solutions, and Pam Myers -...