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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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  • Hampton Roads academic experts weigh in on strikes against Islamic State

    Hampton Roads academic experts weigh in on strikes against Islamic State
    As a United States-led coalition launched military strikes against the Islamic State group Tuesday, professors at local universities with experience in foreign policy and defense weighed in on the volatile situation in the Middle East. The U.S. and five...
  • CNU cooperating with law-enforcement agencies in missing U.Va. student case

    CNU cooperating with law-enforcement agencies in missing U.Va. student case
    NEWPORT NEWS—A 32-year-old man arrested in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student is a former Christopher Newport University student and football player, a CNU spokeswoman confirmed in a statement from university...
  • New proposals, new poll as Medicaid session convenes

    Virginia legislators return to Richmond on Thursday to debate the Medicaid expansion they've already rebuffed with news that a majority of Virginians — 61 percent — support the idea, and with two conservative alternatives on their desks. But...
  • Peninsula residents with ties to Scotland watching vote for independence

    Peninsula residents with ties to Scotland watching vote for independence
    Robert Ragsdale loved visiting Scotland with his family as a boy. His mother hails from Scotland and he has two uncles who live there. He loves the Scottish cuisine, having grown up eating meat pies and haggis. Ragsdale occasionally uses some of their...
  • CNU football player arrested on assault charge

    CNU football player arrested on assault charge
    A Christopher Newport University student and football player was arrested on an assault charge and suspended from the team and school, an official said. The arrest was in connection with an incident that occurred Tuesday during a football team meeting,...
  • Poll: Virginians say Redskins name is just fine

    A new poll out this morning finds widespread support for the name "Redskins," which is the subject of a marketing campaign geared toward telling people the name totally isn't racist. From the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport...
  • Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend

    Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend
    VIRGINIA BEACH — Saturday is the first time Hampton native Matt Taraska has been able to show his family what he does in the military, as the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, takes to the sky for a two-day air show at Naval Air...
  • Reader feedback Sept. 20: Poll shows opposition to Redskins name change, new iPhone in high demand

    Poll: Majority opposed to Redskins name change Virginia voters taking part in a statewide survey say the Washington Redskins should keep the team's nickname. A survey released Friday by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University...
  • CNU moves forward with expansion, a few projects on hold

    NEWPORT NEWS — Christopher Newport University President Paul Trible stood outside the soon-to-be-finished Christopher Newport Hall. The imposing building under construction is capped with a dome reminiscent of the U.S. Capitol. "Those are...
  • Unusual rules for special session suggest fast movement -- but uncertain end

    Unusual rules for special session suggest fast movement -- but uncertain end
    When the General Assembly gathers this week, it won't run the way legislatures usually do. There won't be a provision for committees to hold hearings and exercise their usual power to kill or recommend consideration of new policies or spending. But...
  • The Week Ahead

    The Week Ahead
    It's another busy week coming up for Hampton Roads readers! UPDATED/CORRECTED Sept. 17 Tonight's lecture on tattooing and author talk about "The Collection" by Pops and Kathy Maguire will take place at the Mariners' Museum main lobby, 100 Museum Drive,...