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Art Bazaar begins Dec. 8

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 08:52

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Gallery 121 is set to present its third annual Art Bazaar. The event will be held Monday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 9 through Friday, Dec. 12from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Gilliam Center for the Arts.

 

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CAVS TRIO Silent Auction tonight in Prior Center

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:20

The CAVS TRIO Silent Auction takes place tonight, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. in the David J. Prior Center. Stop by and bid on some nice merchandise. It's for a good cause.

 

For additional information, contact coaches:
Kristin Kunzman (Basketball) – 276-376-3424
Karen Bitter (Softball) – 276-328-0260
Kristen Salyer (Volleyball) – 276-376-3423
or the Development Office at 276-376-3434 or 276-376-4523

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Macbeth venue change

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 21:01

 

The Sunday, November 16, performance of the Theater Division’s production of Macbeth will be performed in the Gilliam Center for the Arts Black Box Theater due to predicted inclement weather.

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Verizon Foundation boosts violence awareness programs at UVa-Wise

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 13:04
    Jewell Worley, Ken McReynolds, Tabitha Smith

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JLARC releases higher education report

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 09:11

A report issued this week by Virginia’s Joint Legislative and Audit Review Commission states that colleges and universities in the Commonwealth educate and graduate students better than most, but are among the nation’s most expensive for students.

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UVa-Wise professor discusses evolution of Gettysburg narrative

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 16:27

 

Visitors to the Gettysburg battlefield today learn about the causes of the Civil War, slavery, race and flawed reconstruction as well as military strategy, tactics and artillery, but UVa-Wise Professor Jennifer M. Murray said that was not always the case.

 

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UVa-Wise professor studies the chemistry of gunshots

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 16:09

Professor Curt Woolever didn’t teach UVa-Wise students how to get away with murder as his intriguing lecture Wednesday on the chemistry of gunshots hinted. Instead, he simply explained how chemistry and science could snare the guilty.

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Open House 360 Campus Preview postponed due to inclement weather

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:13

 

Due to inclement weather, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is postponing the Open House 360 Campus Preview Day that was set for Saturday, Nov. 1.

 Weather forecasts are predicting a winter storm will hit the region beginning late Friday and in the early hours of Saturday.

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Alpha Phi Sigma holds book drive

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:12

 

The UVa-Wise chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society, is sponsoring a book drive for inmates at Wallens Ridge State Prison.

 Professor Ashley Dickinson said the students took a recent tour of the prison and took interest in the library. The honor society decided to collect books to stock in the library and in the prison’s many pods.

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UVa-Wise students hold vigil for Hannah Graham

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30

By Kathy Still

Photos by Tim Cox

More than 100 UVa-Wise students gathered around the campus lake on a chilly Thursday evening to remember University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham and students from other colleges and universities who have been victims of brutal crimes.

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Main Street in Wise set to close Nov. 3-5

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:32

During the period Monday, Nov. 3 starting at 6 a.m. through Wednesday Nov. 5 at 7 p.m., Main Street in Wise from Birchfield Road to Bank Street will be closed for excavation.
 

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Poet Sholl is featured speaker at Coffee Night Nov. 11-12

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:08

Betsy Sholl, the former poet laureate of Maine, is the featured poet at the fall 2014 Coffee Night at UVa-Wise. The event is sponsored by the departments of Communication Studies and Language and Literature, and the Jimson Weed.

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Fun Fall Festival brings youngsters and community to campus

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:04

More than 200 children and their families visited the UVa-Wise campus Tuesday, Oct. 28, for the annual Fall Fun Festival, sponsored by the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

 The children enjoyed many activities and games and garnered free treats as well. The event featured many Halloween-themed activities and booths, including popcorn and cotton candy.

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