UVa-Wise student researches sources of contamination in small urban Blacksburg watershed

By Lanna Monday Lumpkins The project’s aim was to survey multiple locations in the watershed, including both surface waters and stormwater infrastructure to identify areas that may require inspection and repairs. The UVa-Wise student’s research was focused on the Stroubles Creek watershed, a small sub-watershed within the New River. The headwaters of Stroubles Creek are natural springs in the northern part of Blacksburg.Shenandoah Valley native and environmental science major Sarah Medley spent the summer researching and surveying potential sources of watershed contamination in the Blacksburg, Virginia area as part of the Stream Research, Education and Management Program. Benefits resulting from…

Alpha Phi Sigma prison book drive successful

The UVa-Wise chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society, completed a successful book drive for inmates at Wallens Ridge State Prison. According to Professor Ashley Dickinson, the students in the…

Art Bazaar begins Dec. 8

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Gallery 121 is set to present its third annual Art Bazaar. The event will be held Monday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday,…

UVa-Wise holds December Recognition of Graduates

Marvin J. Gilliam, Jr. urged the 49 December graduates of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Friday to learn from their mistakes, treat people with respect and to let the skills and memories…

Alpha Phi Sigma holds book drive

The UVa-Wise chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society, is sponsoring a book drive for inmates at Wallens Ridge State Prison. Professor Ashley Dickinson said the students took a recent…

UVa-Wise professor discusses evolution of Gettysburg narrative

Visitors to the Gettysburg battlefield today learn about the causes of the Civil War, slavery, race and flawed reconstruction as well as military strategy, tactics and artillery, but UVa-Wise Professor Jennifer M. Murray said…