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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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  • Peninsula has multiple events offering free medical care and screenings

    The Bon Secours Care-A-Van is a free medical service that provides general medical care to uninsured adults and children in Hampton Roads communities. Its services include routine evaluation and treatment of common acute illnesses including: gastritis and...
  • Hampton Roads Peace Conference enabled Lincoln as a firm leader

     Hampton Roads Peace Conference enabled Lincoln as a firm leader
    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-...
  • Christopher Newport University forum talks balance between freedom of speech, criticism of religion

    The attack that killed staffers of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris has raised difficult questions about the balance of freedom of speech in terms of if and when it is appropriate to criticize religion. A group of professors at Christopher Newport...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Flurry of "Nutcracker" productions crowd the holiday calendar

    Flurry of "Nutcracker" productions crowd the holiday calendar
    If there are visions of sugar plums dancing in your head, it must be the season for "The Nutcracker." Like presents under the tree, this popular holiday offering comes in all shapes and sizes. Large touring companies bring lavish sets and full orchestra...
  • Virginia missing student suspect charged in 2005 sex assault

    Virginia missing student suspect charged in 2005 sex assault
    A grand jury on Monday indicted the suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student with attempted murder, abduction and sexual assault in a 2005 attack. The suspect, Jesse Matthew Jr., 32, is jailed in Charlottesville, Virginia,...
  • Body of missing Virginia student Hannah Graham found; new charges likely

    Body of missing Virginia student Hannah Graham found; new charges likely
    Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said. Graham, a University of Virginia...