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Rose at helm of Napoleon Hill Scholars program

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and the Napoleon Hill Foundation announced Tuesday that Rachel Rose will serve as the new director of the Napoleon Hill Scholars program. Rose replaces long-term director, Frank Frey, who has been named the new chair of the business and economics department. Rose will work under Frey’s supervision, as…

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Nussbaum to lecture at UVa-Wise Sept. 17

Martha Nussbaum, an American philosopher and the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will…
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Chancellor Henry pledges economic focus

In her State of the College address, Chancellor Donna P. Henry announced Tuesday that Southwest Virginia’s future will be the focal point…

Convocation and Activities Fair Venue Change

Message from Provost Huguenin Dear friends, As we plan for tomorrow’s Convocation, based on the likelihood of rain, we have made the following determinations: All August 18 Fall Convocation activities will move to the…

Recent grad chronicles shipwreck heroes

Jessica Miller, a 2015 graduate of UVa-Wise, is researching a 128-year-old shipwreck that took the lives of five U.S. Life-Saving Service surfmen as they made an unsuccessful but heroic attempt to rescue the German…

Compliance Office to launch online reporting system

The UVa-Wise Office of Compliance and Conduct is launching an online reporting system, called “Be Wise, Report It,” for incidents of sexual or gender-based violence. “The system, which will go live on August 7,…