Four research teams of faculty, students, and community partners were awarded venture grants as part of the first annual Appalachian Prosperity Project Symposium held at the University of Virginia on Friday, April 5, 2013.
In conjunction with the celebration of Founder’s Day, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host the 3rd annual Cavalier’s Care: A Day of Service, in memory of three women who were instrumental in the founding of the College—Mary Thompson, Lois Tracy and Jane Knox.
Judge Clarence “Bud” Phillips, a former Virginia lawmaker, will deliver the keynote address on Founder’s Day at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Friday, April 12.
A year after the planting of American chestnuts on The University of Virginia’s College at Wise campus, volunteers continue to keep the restoration project going.
Five students at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were honored with the Tice Total Achievement Award during the College’s 22nd annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon on March 23.
Brittni L. Altmann, Jordan D. Cole, Corbin F. Hayslett, Alana R. Parton and Madeline S. Stallard were each presented with a certificate of recognition and a $1,000 award.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s adaption of “Phantom of the Opera” is the spring 2013 production of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Visual and Performing Arts Department.
Webber’s musicalization of the Gaston Leroux novel won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Musical and is the longest running show in Broadway history.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Department of Visual & Performing Arts is set to present its 8th annual PRISM Gala and Auction.
Virginia Poet Laureate Sofia Starnes is the key
speaker at the spring semester’s Coffee Night, a reading and performing event
dedicated to the poetry and prose of The University of Virginia’s College at
Wise and community creative writers.
Aaron Astor, a history professor at Maryville College and an authority on Appalachia’s Civil War, will lecture at UVa-Wise on Friday, March 29.
Astor, an expert on the
borderland region of the Civil War, will speak in the Slemp Student Center’s Dogwood Room at 1 p.m. His lecture, “Rebels on
the Border,” will introduce the audience to the work that has gone into his book.
majors from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will travel to
Christopher Newport University on March 23 to present papers at the annual Phi
Alpha Theta Conference.
Childress, a resident of Appalachia, will present a paper on “Medieval
Ethiopian Slavery and Medieval English Serfdom.”