The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and Micronic Technologies were awarded a $2 million grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission.
By Kathy Still
Reformist Muslim Irshad Manji discussed her own brand of moral courage at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Wednesday and encouraged others to experience the liberation that comes from doing the right thing in the face of fear.
Bill Sturgill and Jeff Sturgill accept the Benefactor of the Year award on behalf of the estate of Carol P. Buchanan from Chancellor Donna P. Henry
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Center for Student Development and Athletics Department are partnering with the Virginia Department of Alcohol Beverage Control, Frontier Health Prevention Services and Planning District One Behavioral Health Services to address underage drinking on college campuses.
Several UVa-Wise students will showcase their research on the biodiversity of the Clinch River and their work to boost tourism in the region at the Southwest Virginia Outdoor Expo in Abingdon.
Barton A. Myers, a history professor at Washington & Lee University and a leading authority on guerrilla warfare during the Civil War, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Friday, Sept. 26.
Jan Hildenhagen, a history professor at Ruhr University-Bochum, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Monday, Sept. 29.
Hildenhagen is currently traveling throughout the United States speaking on and researching his doctoral dissertation on classical influences on Andrew Jackson’s political philosophy. He will present a lecture titled, “Andrew Jackson and the Future of the Republic.”
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is giving the public, age 16 and older, a temporary pass to use the new Winston Ely Health & Wellness Center, the fitness facilities in the C. Bascom Slemp Student Center and the pool in Greear Gymnasium.
The student loan tally for college graduates has grown to crippling levels nationally, but students who earn degrees from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise leave campus with a diploma and low debt.
UVa-Wise is once again among the top public national liberal arts colleges whose graduates leave college with a low debt load, according to the latest issue of the U.S. News and World Report’s annual college guide.