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UVA Wise ranks second in percentage of history majors

The Chronicle of Higher Education published data that shows UVA Wise ranks second out of 485 public colleges and universities in the nation in the percentage of undergraduates majoring in history. To compare, UVA Wise tops nine percent while Louisiana State University is in the 1.3 percentile. “History faculty at UVA Wise genuinely desire to engage students in their discipline, but they also seek to promote an understanding of and appreciation for the liberal arts,” Academic Dean Amelia Harris said. “While fostering crucial liberal arts skills such as critical thinking and analytical writing, they also encourage their students to develop…

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American Buffalo opens Nov. 8

The UVa-Wise Theater Department’s second production of the season, American Buffalo by David Mamet, opens on Nov. 8 in the Gilliam Center…
Students in sunglasses and blue shirts at Girl's Day in STEM

Fourth annual Girls’ in STEM Day

Camille Schrier, the reigning Miss Virginia 2019, told hundreds of sixth graders Monday that science is fun, relevant and easy to understand,…
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UVA-Wise Upward Bound receives grant

Upward Bound at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise was recently awarded a supplement grant in the amount of $39,999 from…

Memorial for Stan Willis set for Nov. 5

A memorial service for Stanley Willis, one of the College's original history department faculty, will be held at the David J. Prior Convocation Center at UVa-Wise on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2 p.m.…

Chancellor Henry statement on Charlottesville events

Dear Campus Community, The terrible events that took place in Charlottesville this weekend are heartbreaking and intolerable. We at UVa-Wise stand with the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and all of Virginia in denouncing the…