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Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992.
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992. « Show less

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  • Will Bob McDonnell's Adam and Eve defense sway a jury?

    Will Bob McDonnell's Adam and Eve defense sway a jury?
    During the past four weeks, a parade of witnesses in the corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell have described the former first lady as a mercurial "nutbag" whose outbursts rattled the governor's mansion staff, and as someone who should be...
  • CNU professor pens book about early history of women in science fields

    CNU professor pens book about early history of women in science fields
    NEWPORT NEWS—Maybe you've seen this commercial. It starts with a little girl splashing her boots in a creek, and her mom calls out, "Sammy, sweetie, don't get your dress dirty." A couple of years later, the same girl is discouraged from...
  • Oakville farm history uncovered, dedication to be held in Newport News

    The Warwick County Historical Society and City of Newport News are holding a dedication of a historical marker for a former nineteenth century Wawick County farm called Oakville, home to several longstanding Tidewater families. The Warwick County...
  • Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'

    Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Kelsey Schnoebelen dipped her paint roller into a tray of primer, having nearly completed the wall at the YMCA near the James River Bridge in Newport News. She just moved onto campus at Christopher Newport University and thought it...
  • 'Idol' winner Scotty McCreery coming to Ferguson Center

    'Idol' winner Scotty McCreery coming to Ferguson Center
     Scotty McCreery, the young country singer from North Carolina who rose to fame as the champion on season 10 of "American Idol," will play the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News in January, the venue announced on Wednesday morning.  McCreery...
  • All hands on deck for CNU move-in

    All hands on deck for CNU move-in
    Parents and students filled the streets, sidewalks and lawns for move-in weekend at Christopher Newport University on Saturday as the student body settled in for another academic year. Station wagons, minivans and pickup trucks all pulled up to the...
  • Newport News rabbi: 'All are welcome' at temple

    Last month, Séverine Sokol took over as the rabbi at Temple Sinai in Newport News, the first woman to hold the role on a permanent basis there. She succeeded interim Rabbi Lawrence Forman, rabbi emeritus of Ohef Sholem Temple in Norfolk, who led the...
  • 31 CNU students to be tested for tuberculosis after exposure

    31 CNU students to be tested for tuberculosis after exposure
    Thirty-one Christopher Newport University students will be tested for tuberculosis after they were exposed to the infection on campus, a university spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. The Virginia Peninsula Health District recently notified campus officials...
  • Author Lynne Cheney will speak at CNU in November

    Author Lynne Cheney will speak at CNU in November
    Author and commentator Lynne Cheney has been added to the 2014-2015 Distinguished Speaker Series at Christopher Newport University. Cheney will talk about her 2014 book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20...
  • Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets

    Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets
     The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.      On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...
  • An uneasy mix of family and politics in McDonnell's administration

     An uneasy mix of family and politics in McDonnell's administration
    It was a clip that could make even a political opponent smile: candidate Bob McDonnell strolling down a sun-dappled sidewalk in the Northern Virginia suburb where he grew up as his kids scoot by, daughters on their way to Grandpa's, sons tossing a...