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Final Virginia gubernatorial debate set for UVa-Wise campus

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, the Southwestern Virginia Technology Council and the University of Virginia’s Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy are co-hosting the last of three televised gubernatorial debates between Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie on Oct. 9 in the David J. Prior Convocation Center in Wise, Virginia. Local NBC affiliate WCYB’s anchor Paul Johnson will moderate the debate. Carmen Forman a journalist with The Roanoke Times will serve as a panelist and pose questions to the candidates. The debate, the first of its kind to take place in far Southwest Virginia, will split…

Funtasia begins on Sept. 30

Do your children ever talk about meeting their favorite book characters?  Make that wish come true at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Funtasia. The event, for children 12…
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Girls’ Day in STEM-H

An astrophysicist from the University of Virginia told 550 middle school girls Monday to ignore the voices of self doubt in their…

Homecoming 2017 festivities planned

UVa-Wise will welcome its alumni and friends on campus as it hosts Homecoming 2017 “The Legacy Lives” on Sept. 22-24, at various locations. The festivities for student groups take place all week as various…

Growth and Diversification Plan approved by GO Virginia Region One

The GO Virginia Region One Council unanimously approved the region's Growth and Diversification Plan at its Sept. 7 meeting in Wytheville. The plan targets industry sectors which yield higher-paying jobs. These include Advanced Manufacturing,…

CRVI receives TVA educational outreach award

The Clinch River Valley Initiative was recently selected for the Tennessee River Basin Network's Aquatic Biodiversity Award for work in education and outreach initiatives in the region. "The Network's coverage area spans all the…
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Clark shares tombstone research

Amy Clark, professor of rhetoric at UVa-Wise, learned a lot about the rituals associated with death and funerals at an early age.…
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McKnight lectures on Lost Cause tenets

A Civil War historian said Monday that Southern women spoon-fed their children a version of the war that put Confederate soldiers and…
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Scholars’ Week begins Aug. 28

UVa-Wise is starting the fall semester with Scholars’ Week. Scholars’ Week, sponsored by the UVa-Wise Lecture Committee, features faculty members delivering lectures…