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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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  • Lawmakers say it's time to review way colleges conduct background checks

    The recent allegations against former Christopher Newport University football player Jesse Matthew Jr. have raised questions about the amount of background information colleges retrieve on students and how they share it with other universities and law...
  • Hampton Roads authors tout traditional publishing

    Hampton Roads authors tout traditional publishing
    Authors choosing to hop on the self-publishing train to ride it to best-sellerville would be wise to steer toward traditional publishing—at least if you ask George Beahm of Williamsburg. Beahm should know. He has written more than 30 nonfiction...
  • PFAC Brews & Stews coming up Oct. 16

    PFAC Brews & Stews coming up Oct. 16
    Pfac brews & stews Musical talent, stews and craft beers are the ingredients for “Brews & Stews” coming up from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Peninsula Fine Art Center. Chris Schulz and Chris Dunn will host a free open mic sponsored...
  • T.C. Boyle to speak at CNU's David Student Union

    T.C. Boyle to speak at CNU's David Student Union
    The Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium presents award-winning author T.C. Boyle at Christopher Newport University's David Student Union, Thursday, October 9, at 7 p.m. Boyle has authored more than 20 novels, and his works "have won numerous awards,...
  • Hand-knit body cozies enrich playful portraits

    Every time I see one of Hampton resident Kristin Skees' remarkable portraits, I think of the story about the brilliant comic who went onstage each night and lived and died by an uncanny ability to tell and retell the same joke. Nobody can tell you...
  • New releases by Hampton Roads writers

     New releases by Hampton Roads writers
    Hampton Roads nonfiction writers tipped the scales on this month's list of new releases, with topics ranging from family life to military history. Fiction titles focus on teens and young adults. Take a look. You never know when you might discover a...
  • Virginians back airstrikes against Islamic State

    Nearly two thirds of Virginians approve of U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State, according to a statewide survey released today by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.    The survey found 63 percent of voters...
  • Missed opportunity

    Republican leaders in the Virginia House had a tremendous opportunity before them during the special legislative session on Medicaid expansion last week. With Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe effectively relegated to the sidelines, the GOP was free to...
  • Reader feedback Sept. 24: Rental inspection program, Newport News animal shelter, CNU president's wife named to governor's panel, best biscuit saluted in Norfolk

    Rental inspection program could expand in Hampton Hampton City Council may expand a program that forces landlords to open their rental units to city inspectors, less than a year after agreeing to the initiative. The group will decide Wednesday whether to...
  • Boxing gym returns to former Newport News location

    Boxing gym returns to former Newport News location
    Lloyd Jones has relocated his boxing club back to its old Hilton Village location in a shopping center at the corner of Warwick Boulevard and Center Avenue. Newport News Boxing Club was back up and running Sept. 1 after a stint in York County. Over...
  • 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...