February 24, 2016:New Asheville Police Chief

Tammy Hooper took over as head of Asheville’s troubled police department on July 20, 2015.  Now, after seven months on the job, she is earning high marks from her colleagues, from outside agencies and from neighborhood groups. In a recent interview, she told the Asheville Citizen-Times her … [Read more...]

Dave Brown Honored at UNC Asheville

UNC Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder hosted a ceremony on Thursday, September 13, honoring David G. Brown, former Chancellor of UNC Asheville, renaming the former University Hall as Brown Hall.  Some 250 people attended this ceremony for Brown.  Under his leadership, the university created some … [Read more...]

September 26, 2012: Global Politics: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Media

Critical Issues Luncheon The recent upheavals in Syria, Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East have drastically altered the dynamics of that turbulent region. From the day-to-day news accounts, it's difficult to understand exactly what is happening and how that should shape America's response. At … [Read more...]