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Murray Civil War lecture to air on C-Span April 11

UVa-Wise Professor Jennifer Murray’s lecture on “The Culture of Civil War Commemorations” will on the April 11 at 8 p.m.broadcast of C-Span’s Lectures in History Series. Murray’s lecture will explore the indelible imprint of the Civil War on America society and Americans’ collective memory. The history professor will address themes of sectional reconciliation, the interplay between race and reunion, and Civil War veterans’ deliberate construction of a wartime narrative that championed the heroism and valor of Union and Confederate soldiers, while deliberately ignoring the war’s causes and consequences. Using the Gettysburg battlefield as a case study, Murray will explore the…

Professor Scalia work in Wall Street Journal

UVa-Wise Professor Christopher Scalia has written an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal on the value of liberal arts education. In the piece, Scalia asks conservatives to stop bashing the liberal arts. http://www.wsj.com/articles/christopher-scalia-conservatives-please-stop-trashing-the-liberal-arts-1427494073?ref=%2Fnews-opinion-commentary

Annual spring concert set for March 30

The UVa-Wise Bands will present the annual spring concert on Monday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. The concert will feature the College’s Wind Ensemble and the Highland…

Students hold candlelight ceremony for Taylor Read

UVa-Wise students gathered by the lake Tuesday evening for a candlelight service in memory of senior Taylor Read, who passed away on March 7. Read, a business administration major, was described as an avid…

Modified course schedule for UVa-Wise classes

UVa-Wise will utilize a modified schedule for the month of April (March 30-May1.) This schedule will add back lost class sessions due to inclement weather closure. Please view the images below or the .pdf…

Sexual Assault Awareness Week begins March 16

UVa-Wise will hold various activities during the week of March 16 to bring awareness to the problems of sexual assault on college campuses.   Sexual Assault Awareness Week, sponsored by the generous support of…