The John Cook Wyllie Library will resume normal hours beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2015.

News archive : 2011

Dr. Seuss' 107th birthday at UVa-Wise set for March 2

Children are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday at The University of Virginia's College at Wise on Wednesday, March 2.
The Student Virginia Education Association at UVa-Wise will host the party for children age 12 or younger in honor of the birthday of beloved children's author Theodore Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
The Dr. Seuss Birthday Party will be take place from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Fred B. Greear Gymnasium. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

My.UVaWise Portal maintenance scheduled for March 4-5

PLEASE NOTE:  The My.UVaWise Portal will be unavailable beginning Friday, March 4 at 4 p.m. through noon on Saturday, March 5. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Dr. Randy Wykoff to speak at Healthy Appalachia Research Symposium March 18

Dr. Randy Wykoff, the executive director of the Tennessee Institute of Public Health and dean of ETSU's College of Public Health, will deliver the keynote address on Friday, March 18, at the Second Annual Healthy Appalachia Research Symposium: Sugar, Water, Blood, at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

UVa-Wise summer courses at Abingdon campus

The Abingdon campus of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites students throughout the region to enroll in courses during Summer Session.

Nematodes are the topic of the March ‘Lunch and Learn’ presentation

Robin Cook Hill, assistant professor of biology, will discuss her innovative and exciting research on nematodes at the March 16  “Lunch and Learn” presentation.

Statewide Tornado Preparedness Day Drill set for March 15

UVa-Wise will participate in the statewide Tornado Preparedness Day drill at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15.
Campus Police will test the siren during the drill. When you hear the siren, think of how you would act in case of a real emergency.  In an actual tornado emergency, you would seek shelter in lower portions of buildings, such as basements. Stay away from windows and remain inside until you receive more information.

Panel discussion on faculty research set for March 30 at UVa-Wise

The Lecture Committee and the Faculty Research Support Group at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise are sponsoring a faculty research panel discussion on March 30 in the Chapel of All Faiths.

The panel discussion begins at 1 p.m., and UVa-Wise students receive cultural activities credit for attending.

UVa-Wise professor McKnight pens book about Confederate outlaw Champ Ferguson

 Brian D. McKnight, associate professor of history at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, tackles Confederate outlaw Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia in a new book set for release on April 8.

UVa-Wise offers campus preview for prospective students and their families on April 16

Prospective students and their families are invited to preview The University of Virginia’s College at Wise campus from all angles during UVa-Wise 360° on Saturday, April 16.

UVa-Wise 360° provides students with an inclusive look at campus life. The event includes an academic and activities fair, campus and residence hall tours, question-and-answer presentations by the admissions counselors and a complimentary lunch. Participants will have an opportunity to talk with faculty, staff and current students to learn more about the wide variety of academic, athletic and social opportunities at UVa-Wise.

The program takes place in the Fred B. Greear Gymnasium from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Rusty Necessary, vice chancellor for enrollment management, will welcome the families.

UVa-Wise students honored with Tice Total Achievement Awards

Four students at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were honored with the Tice Total Achievement Award during the 20th annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon on March 26.