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Farmland Values

Farmland Values Project

How much are people willing to pay to protect Western North Carolina farmland? Economics Professor Leah Greden Mathews and students unearth surprising statistics on a declining way of life.

Local Foods

The community supported agriculture movement thrives in Asheville, where students, faculty and staff are reaping healthy benefits from carefully tended campus gardens, and alumna Carolyn Fryberger ’07 makes farming her life’s work.

Dan Pierce

the smokies

The compelling, complicated, unique story of Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the human story, says professor and author Dan Pierce, who reflects on the past and future of America’s most visited national park, now in its 75th year.


ponderings letter from Chancellor Anne Ponder

around the quad campus news

lending a hand service-learning activities

practically speaking advice from campus experts

extra credit people who go "above and beyond"

tickets, Please! the arts

primary sources undergraduate research projects

longitude & latitude international learning experiences

go, bulldogs! athletics news

in retrospect historical essay


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