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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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  • CNU professor pens book about early history of women in science fields

    CNU professor pens book about early history of women in science fields
    NEWPORT NEWS—Maybe you've seen this commercial. It starts with a little girl splashing her boots in a creek, and her mom calls out, "Sammy, sweetie, don't get your dress dirty." A couple of years later, the same girl is discouraged from...
  • 'Idol' winner Scotty McCreery coming to Ferguson Center

    'Idol' winner Scotty McCreery coming to Ferguson Center
     Scotty McCreery, the young country singer from North Carolina who rose to fame as the champion on season 10 of "American Idol," will play the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News in January, the venue announced on Wednesday morning.  McCreery...
  • Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'

    Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Kelsey Schnoebelen dipped her paint roller into a tray of primer, having nearly completed the wall at the YMCA near the James River Bridge in Newport News. She just moved onto campus at Christopher Newport University and thought it...
  • Newport News rabbi: 'All are welcome' at temple

    Last month, Séverine Sokol took over as the rabbi at Temple Sinai in Newport News, the first woman to hold the role on a permanent basis there. She succeeded interim Rabbi Lawrence Forman, rabbi emeritus of Ohef Sholem Temple in Norfolk, who led the...
  • 31 CNU students to be tested for tuberculosis after exposure

    31 CNU students to be tested for tuberculosis after exposure
    Thirty-one Christopher Newport University students will be tested for tuberculosis after they were exposed to the infection on campus, a university spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. The Virginia Peninsula Health District recently notified campus officials...
  • An uneasy mix of family and politics in McDonnell's administration

     An uneasy mix of family and politics in McDonnell's administration
    It was a clip that could make even a political opponent smile: candidate Bob McDonnell strolling down a sun-dappled sidewalk in the Northern Virginia suburb where he grew up as his kids scoot by, daughters on their way to Grandpa's, sons tossing a...
  • Sordid public corruption trial for Virginia ex-Gov. McDonnell, wife

    It is the kind of corruption case that would attract attention even from jaded voters in places like Illinois or Louisiana, with long-established records of shady government dealings. But for Virginians, who have enjoyed generations of relative purity...
  • Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets

    Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets
     The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.      On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...
  • Author Lynne Cheney will speak at CNU in November

    Author Lynne Cheney will speak at CNU in November
    Author and commentator Lynne Cheney has been added to the 2014-2015 Distinguished Speaker Series at Christopher Newport University. Cheney will talk about her 2014 book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20...
  • Virginia Symphony continues free outdoor concerts this week

    The unofficial start of the Virginia Symphony season has been in full swing with a terrific lineup of free outdoor concerts throughout Hampton Roads. The series began with four concerts over the Labor Day weekend in Williamsburg, Yorktown, Hampton and...
  • Will McDonnells' conviction bring ethics reform?

    Will McDonnells' conviction bring ethics reform?
    Stopping to give directions to a mother and daughter visiting Christopher Newport University the day after former Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction for corruption, political scientist Quentin Kidd heard a story that he thinks points to what the trial really...