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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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  • Searching for an end to the Civil War off Old Point Comfort

    Searching for an end to the Civil War off Old Point Comfort
    Sometime after 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 31, 1865 an eerie silence fell over the blasted landscape that divided the Union and Confederate armies at Petersburg. Thousands of soldiers on both sides stood up and watched as a flag of truce emerged from the front-...
  • Doctors caution parents about peanut allergies

    Doctors caution parents about peanut allergies
    Pediatricians at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk cautioned against potential misunderstandings regarding the peanut allergy study published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study found that exposing non-...
  • Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions

    Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions
    NEWPORT NEWS — It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate...
  • Tabb High: Doug Baggett expects to return as boys hoops coach; football players Grant Kelchner and Antwuan Hicks make college decisions

    Tabb High: Doug Baggett expects to return as boys hoops coach; football players Grant Kelchner and Antwuan Hicks make college decisions
      Tabb High boys basketball coach Doug Baggett didn't make it official, but he said Wednesday that he expects to return for another season as the Tigers coach. Baggett has said for months that he plans to retire from teaching this year, but has leaned...
  • CNU Board of Visitors approves funding for three new buildings

    CNU Board of Visitors approves funding for three new buildings
    Christopher Newport University's Board of Visitors approved resolutions on Feb. 20 for debt issuance to expand dining facilities, construct residential housing and build residence hall VII on campus. The state essentially lends the money to CNU to build...
  • CNU poll shows interest in major political reform in Virginia

    The student pollsters at Christopher Newport University tapped a deep pool of voter concern that something's not right in Virginia politics — and that the fix may lie deeper than gift bans. Their latest survey found that almost all voters —...
  • 150th anniversary of the Hampton Roads Conference

    On Feb. 3, 1865, a steamboat floating in the waters of Hampton Roads was the setting of a meeting between Union and Confederate officials to discuss a peaceful end to the Civil War. An accord was not reached, although the meeting became a signal from...
  • Virginians say the state's politics aren't honest, CNU poll finds

    Barely a third of Virginians think the state's politics are clean, a new survey by Christopher Newport University's Wason Center for Public Policy shows. Some 64 percent of voters surveyed by the Center's student pollsters in the past several days say...
  • In the latest CNU poll, a deep desire for basic reforms emerges

    The student pollsters at Christopher Newport University seemed to have tapped a deep pool of voter concern that something's not right in Virginia politics -- and that the fix may go deeper than gift bans. Consider two unexpected results from the...
  • Weather forces some One City Marathon runners to alter training regimen

    Weather forces some One City Marathon runners to alter training regimen
    If Greg Dawson's five-year streak was to end, it surely would have been Thursday. There were eight inches of new-fallen snow covering his Williamsburg neighborhood, and the roads had been untouched by plows. But Dawson was out there, determined to...
  • Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community

    Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community
    Young and old, working and retired, military and civilian. The Hampton Roads Philharmonic is a mixed bag of musicians with a common bond: the music they love to play. Founded less than two years ago, the community orchestra gave its first performance in...