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UVa-Wise students, staff conquer Dollywood Light the Way 5K

International Education Week events set for Nov. 17-21

 

Verizon Foundation boosts violence awareness programs at UVa-Wise

 
 
Verizon Foundation helps fund violence awareness programs
Jewell Worley, Ken McReynolds, Tabitha Smith

JLARC releases higher education report

A report issued this week by Virginia’s Joint Legislative and Audit Review Commission states that colleges and universities in the Commonwealth educate and graduate students better than most, but are among the nation’s most expensive for students.

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 that was not always the case.

 

UVa-Wise professor studies the chemistry of gunshots

Professor Curt Woolever didn’t teach UVa-Wise students how to get away with murder as his intriguing lecture Wednesday on the chemistry of gunshots hinted. Instead, he simply explained how chemistry and science could snare the guilty.

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 tour of the prison and took interest in the library. The honor society decided to collect books to stock in the library and in the prison’s many pods.

UVa-Wise students hold vigil for Hannah Graham

By Kathy Still

Photos by Tim Cox

More than 100 UVa-Wise students gathered around the campus lake on a chilly Thursday evening to remember University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham and students from other colleges and universities who have been victims of brutal crimes.

Main Street in Wise set to close Nov. 3-5

During the period Monday, Nov. 3 starting at 6 a.m. through Wednesday Nov. 5 at 7 p.m., Main Street in Wise from Birchfield Road to Bank Street will be closed for excavation.