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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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  • New 'Living Landscape' book encompasses need for biodiversity in public and private gardens

    New 'Living Landscape' book encompasses need for biodiversity in public and private gardens
    Gardening books come and go, offering much of the same about container gardening, multi-season landscapes and weed and pest control. Doug Tallamy's books, however, strike a different chord and grab the gardener's attention, especially anyone who wants...
  • With GOP in control of Virginia's legislature, McAuliffe agenda sunk

    RICHMOND — They canned his name for a health-care initiative, changed the name of his economic development fund, whacked his effort to expand pre-school — all in all, the governor had a tough time in the General Assembly this year. But it...
  • Colin Powell to speak at CNU on Thursday

    Colin Powell to speak at CNU on Thursday
    Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of state, will speak Thursday night at the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News. Powell's appearance is part of the venue's Distinguished Speaker Series, which has previously brought...
  • Bay Rivers District baseball: Lafayette favored again, in what should be a tight race with Grafton and Jamestown

    Bay Rivers District baseball: Lafayette favored again, in what should be a tight race with Grafton and Jamestown
    There are numerous methods for measuring the quality and depth of Bay Rivers District baseball, starting with three guys who played together in the district in 2008 and saw time in Major League Baseball exhibition games the past week or two: Bruton grad...
  • Ferguson Center announces 2015-2016 Bravo Series

    Ferguson Center announces 2015-2016 Bravo Series
      Three international orchestras and an American favorite make up the Bravo Series coming to the Ferguson Center for the Arts during the 2015-2016 season. The series will open in November with the Munich Symphony Orchestra. Adiitional dates will be filled...
  • Sunday's One City Marathon is an an ideal debut for first-time marathon runners

    Sunday's One City Marathon is an an ideal debut for first-time marathon runners
    It takes a special degree of courage and/or insanity to convince yourself that a 26.2-mile run is doable. For Bill Villarreal, it came in the form of a challenge from his brother-in-law. It was two months ago, and the discussion was the various 5 and...
  • Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events

     Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events
    Spring returns Friday and with it more educational and entertaining gardening events. Here are three local ones I think you will like and can learn from – plein air painting or sketching, Historic Garden Week in Virginia and a new vegetable...
  • Fine dance performances coming up in Newport News and Richmond

    Fine dance performances coming up in Newport News and Richmond
    Dance lovers are in luck with two great performances this month to choose from — or why not attend both. Richmond Ballet, Tuesday through Sunday Richmond Ballet has made a long-term commitment to new choreography and fostering the work of...
  • One City Marathon to showcase city safety practices

    One City Marathon to showcase city safety practices
    Safety in numbers takes on a new meaning when hosting a marathon. And during the One City Marathon — set to makes its official debut Sunday — runners and participants will see an increased presence of police, fire and emergency personnel...
  • After a rough debut 7 1/2 years ago, Sika Henry feels better prepared for One City Marathon

    After a rough debut 7 1/2 years ago, Sika Henry feels better prepared for One City Marathon
    NEWPORT NEWS — Like most in her running shoes, Sika Henry wasn't sure just how her first marathon would unfold. There were three things she didn't count on: throwing up along the course, phoning a friend to rescue her (she didn't answer), and...
  • New Smithfield baseball coach Mike Altizer looks forward to guiding his hometown team

    Sky diving and Rocky Mountain climbing top some folks' bucket lists. For Mike Altizer, coaching the Smithfield High varsity baseball has long been near the top of his. Altizer will get to cross that off when he guides the Packers this season. Altizer, an...