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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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  • Nature is beautiful -- until humans get ahold of it

    Nature is beautiful  -- until humans get ahold of it
    "Environmental Impact," a traveling exhibit at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News, is intended to highlight what can happen when man interacts with Earth. And sometimes that’s not pretty. Mountaintops blasted off for mining,...
  • Some Virginia lawmakers turn an $18,000 salary into a $55,000 pension

    Some Virginia lawmakers turn an $18,000 salary into a $55,000 pension
    Earlier this summer, Bob Brink paused for a memory from his first days in the General Assembly "A few weeks before I was sworn into office in 1998 … I took a walk around the Capitol and I stopped outside the House chamber. The curtains were...
  • Focus on the classroom

    Virginia's public universities represent a tremendous resource for the commonwealth, providing both preparation for the next generation of professionals and the type of research infrastructure that helps generate economic growth. Yet, in order to remain...
  • Musical theater star John Davidson joins `Wicked' cast

    Veteran television and musical theater star John Davidson heads up a quartet of new performers joining the Broadway production of "Wicked" when the tour opens Nov. 26 in Norfolk's Chrysler Hall. Davidson is returning to the role of the Wizard after...
  • Seven Bay Rivers schools look to key players for leadership in first round of football playoffs

    Seven Bay Rivers schools look to key players for leadership in first round of football playoffs
    Debate if you will the merits of 16 teams per region in the latest incarnation of the Virginia High School League football playoffs. You won’t hear any complaints from the Bay Rivers District. A record seven district teams will compete in three...
  • Apprentice School basketball preview

    MEN COACH: Franklin Chatman (5th year, 62-44 record) OPENER: Defeated Pitt Titusville 75-61 on Nov. 7 5 GAMES TO WATCH: Nov. 23 at Shaw. First meeting with Bears. Nov. 29-30 at Elizabeth City State Thanksgiving Classic. Facing NCAA Division II...
  • Man charged in Charlottesville case was accused of sexual assault at CNU

    Man charged in Charlottesville case was accused of sexual assault at CNU
    NEWPORT NEWS — The man charged with abducting a University of Virginia student who went missing nearly three weeks ago was accused of sexual assault at Christopher Newport University 11 years ago. Jesse L. Matthew Jr. — who police say also...
  • Young Hampton shooter continues to set records | Community sports

    Sarah Osborn, 15, of Hampton, keeps adding to her treasure chest of national records. In her latest competition — the Virginia 4-H State Championships at Appomattox’s Holiday Lake on Sept. 13-14 — she set five national records in...
  • Literary events in Hampton Roads

    Literary events in Hampton Roads
    Here are a few highlights of literary events taking place in Hampton Roads this week. Go to our online calendar for a more complete listing. (Click on "Categories & Search" and select "Literary.") Thursday, the monthly poetry reading at the Peninsula...
  • BB&T hires wealth adviser in Norfolk

    BB&T hires wealth adviser in Norfolk
    BB&T Wealth has hired Jenna Mackay as a wealth adviser at 500 E. Main St. in Norfolk. Mackay brings more than 14 years of experience in the financial services industry, according to a news release. The Norfolk native earned a bachelor's degree from...
  • Will Newport News be next to allow backyard chickens?

    Will Newport News be next to allow backyard chickens?
    NEWPORT NEWS — When Roland Rash's three children come home from school, one of the first things they do is go out to the backyard to play with and feed the family's chickens. "My wife and kids are really attached to the birds," said Rash. "They...