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Water shortage scholar to speak at UVa-Wise on April 24

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:24

 

R. Gary Pumphrey, associate professor of geography at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, will speak on aquifer depletion on the campus of UVa-Wise on Thursday, April 24.

 

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Donna Price Henry installed as eighth chancellor of UVa-Wise

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:31

 

 

By Kathy Still

Photos by Tim Cox

Donna Price Henry was formally installed Tuesday as the eighth chancellor of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise in front of a large crowd of faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends.

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Events set for UVa-Wise Chancellor Henry’s inauguration

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:19

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will inaugurate Donna Price Henry as its eighth Chancellor on April 22. A variety of events are scheduled during the month to celebrate the traditional induction that marks a leadership change at a college's highest level.

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Brett Hall is Class of 2014 student speaker

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:17

 

Coeburn native Brett Hall has been fascinated with government and politics for as long as he can remember. He grew up listening to the opinions and thoughts of customers in his family’s shop, and talk could turn quite interesting in a gun and pawnshop.

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Starnes is 2014 Commencement speaker at UVa-Wise

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:55

 

 

Poet Sofia M. Starnes will deliver the keynote address during the 2014 Commencement exercises at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m. on the Lawn by the Lake.

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Stephen Greenblatt to lecture April 17

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:08

 

Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Greenblatt, the Cogan University Professor of English and American Literature and Language at Harvard University, will lecture on campus on April 17.

 

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Western Front European trip set for May 2015

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:09

 

 

The history department at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is conducting a four-country trip to Europe to explore significant sites associated with the World War II and the Western Front. 

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UVa-Wise chancellor and student trade places for good cause

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:59
Chancellor Henry and Danielle Holland (Photo by Jessica Shartouny)

Danielle Holland, a senior medical technology major at The

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CEDAR Coal Fair set for April 9-11 in Prior Center

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 09:09

Student projects in seven different categories from across the coalfields will be the focus of the Ninth Annual CEDAR Regional Coal Fair, April 9-11 at the David J. Prior Convocation Center at UVa-Wise.

 

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Welch is featured author at WIsconsin book festival

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:44

 Writer Wendy Welch, executive director of GMEC/AHEC of Southwest Virginia, will be a featured author at the Fox Cities Book Festival in Madison, Wisconsin April 7-11.

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UVa-Wise offers opportunity to experiment with 3D printing

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 14:31

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is opening its 3D printing and technology facilities to the public and area businesses one Monday evening each month beginning April 14 at 6 p.m. 

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Laura Danielle Wampler Scholarship established at UVa-Wise

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 08:51

A scholarship has been established at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in memory of Laura Danielle Wampler, a graduate of Wise County Christian School who passed away in 2006 at the age of 17.

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Coffee Night set for April 14

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 16:22

 

The public is invited to join the Jimson Weed literary journal, the Department of Language and Literature, and the Department of Communication Studies at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Monday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths for Coffee Night, a reading and performance event that highlights the poetry and prose of campus and community writers.

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Eller to help UVa-Wise introduce Center for Appalachian Studies on April 8

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:39

Ron Eller, a leading authority on Appalachian history, will help The University of Virginia’s College at Wise welcome its new Center for Appalachian Studies to the campus and the region on Tuesday, April 8.

Eller, the former director of the University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center, will speak at 7 p.m. in the Dogwood Room at the Slemp Student Center. The title of his lecture is “The Value of Place in a Modern World.”

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Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund Concert set for April 28

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 15:57

Pictured: Michael Cox, Donnie Sorah, Angie Tipton, Richard Galyean, Jessie O'Quinn and Suzanna Masters

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Civil War historian to speak at UVa-Wise

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:56

 

 

Civil War historian Anne Marshall will speak at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Slemp Student Center. The event, which takes place in the Rhododendron Room, is free and open to the public. 

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Five receive Tice awards

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:23

 

Five students at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were honored with the Tice Total Achievement Award during the annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon on March 22. 

Destiny Baker, Lyndra Frimpong, Dakota Hill, Erin Lee and Elizabeth Sandoz were each presented with a certificate of recognition and a $1,000 award. 

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Lonesome Pine Regional Library hosts True Grit Panel Discussion to celebrate The Big Read

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 15:12

Lonesome Pine Regional Library will present a True Grit Panel Discussion on Wednesday, April 9 at 1 p.m. as part of The Big Read celebration. 

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Cyber security blogger Brian Krebs to lecture March 20

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 14:02

 

Brian Krebs, author and cyber security blogger, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on March 20 at 7 p.m. as part of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science’s Digital Rebels Speaker Series.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the lecture hall of the Leonard W. Sandridge Science Center.

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South-West Insurance continues student support at UVa-Wise

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 09:57

 

 

South-West Insurance, a strong supporter of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, recently made another contribution to a scholarship fund that helps student athletes.

The local company established the South-West Insurance Agency Scholarship Fund in 2002 to assist students participating in intercollegiate athletics at UVa-Wise. The scholarship is awarded to students from local schools.

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