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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 and under, begins at noon and ends at 3 p.m. in the Betty Gilliam Sculpture Garden on campus. There will be plenty of activities, starting with The Book Character Parade at noon. Following the parade, there will be food, drinks, a silent auction, and lots of prizes! Special guests include Emoji, Alice in Wonderland, Toy Story, Moanna, and more. Dress-up is not required, but children are…

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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…