UVa-Wise student investigates potential of copper use for medicinal purposes

Kelsey Webb
Kelsey Webb

Sophomore chemistry major Kelsey Webb spent weeks at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise working through research and testing the properties of copper before concluding that her research did not su

SVEA to hold Valentine's Dance Feb. 13

By Dalena Adams

Three UVa-Wise students recall Richmond visit


Office of Chancellor to sponsor Symphony of the Mountains Chamber Ensemble concert

The Symphony of the Mountains Chamber Ensemble will perform in the Chapel of All Faiths at 6 p.m. on Feb 22 in a concert sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor.

Three UVa-Wise artists featured at William King Museum of Art

UVa-Wise artists Eric Smith, Ray Stratton and Misty Stratton are among several artists featured in an upcoming exhibit at the William King Mustum of Art in Abingdon.
Called "Mapping the Cosmos: Jan Hurt and a Constellation of Artists," the multi-media exhibition includes more than two dozen artists from the region.The exhibit begins on Feb. 5.
For more information, visit the museum website at

UVa-Wise to celebrate Black History Month

UVa-Wise student documents rich multi-cultural Appalachian history

Evan Couch
Evan Couch

After looking through the John Cook Wyllie Library Special Collections and Archives, Evan Couch, a senior history major at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, decided to research the multi-cultural past of Appalachian coal camp w

Scouts to fly quadcopter drones in first-ever indoor drone flight competition

The buzz of a hundred micro-drones will fill the air at the University of Virginia's College at Wise Convocation Center on Saturday, February 21st beginning at 9 AM as the first of its kind flight competition is held among participating Girl and Boy Scouts and other youth from throughout Southwestern Virginia and East Tennessee to measure the "Top Guns."

Napoleon Hill Foundation marks gift milestone at UVa-Wise


UVa-Wise Staff Council awards eighth scholarship

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Staff Council has awarded its eighth scholarship to an employee of the College.

The UVa-Wise Staff Scholarship Fund, established by the Staff Council, provides support for tuition, fees and books at the College. The council is working toward establishing an endowment of $10,000.