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Tim Barnwell '77

Hands in Harmony

Tim Barnwell ’77 explores the world of traditional Appalachia through a photographer’s lens. His intimate portraits reveal the craftspeople and musicians who keep the old ways alive.

I40 rockslide


Students get a first-hand look at the geology of the massive I-40 rockslide that closed a main thoroughfare between North Carolina and Tennessee for seven months.

Dan Pierce

Dan Pierce Brings History to Life

This UNC Asheville professor has a special knack for unleashing history from textbooks to get students interested. And he’s not afraid to use fast cars and moonshine to do so.


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

honor society

primary sources undergraduate research projects

longitude & latitude international learning experiences

class notes

go, bulldogs! athletics news

in retrospect historical essay