“Sang” to Sing New Tune for Appalachian Organic Ginseng Farmers with help from UVA Wise

UVA Wise scientists will research solutions for rural farmers looking to farm healthy and organic ginseng as part of a multi-institutional research group receiving a $455,000 grant from the U. S. Department of Agriculture.

UVA Wise named Apple Distinguished School

UVA Wise is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2021-2024 for its 1:1 iPad program which provides each student and employee with an iPad, Apple Pencil and keyboard in order to bridge the digital divide.

UVA Wise reaches All-Steinway School status

UVA Wise is pleased to announce that the College has now reached All-Steinway status. Students and faculty engaging in a multitude of musical learning and performance experiences can easily utilize Steinway and Sons pianos on campus.

Commonwealth’s Attorney Visits UVA Wise to Celebrate Constitution Day

On Friday, September 17, UVA Wise hosted a Constitution Day event to celebrate the signing of one of the most influential documents in American history, the U.S. Constitution.

UVA Wise to Host Family Nurse Practitioner Program

In fall 2022, UVA Wise will begin offering another educational program to advance the health care workforce of Southwest Virginia. Public health in the region will take another step forward as UVA Wise hosts UVA's Family Nurse Practitioner program.

Two math instructors featured in UVA campaign for utilizing the Numbers App

UVA Wise’s Rachel Clay-Keohane and Wendy Martin, who each serve as instructors in mathematics, were featured in the University of Virginia’s Center for Teaching Excellence “Small Changes, Big Impact” series.

UVA Wise recognized as agent of social mobility in U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News & World Report released its 2022 rankings, which highlight UVA Wise as both a top public liberal arts college and as one of the top ten colleges in the nation for promoting social mobility for its students.

Future K-12 Musicians Are Tuning Up This Fall at UVA Wise

Thanks to funding from a UVA program called “3CAVS,” music professors Hannah and Peter Ryan are offering local elementary, middle and high school students the opportunity to take private music lessons after school through the Appalachian Music Project.

Students present “The Crowe Hollerers’ Medicine Show”

Patterned after old-time medicine shows where snake-oil salesmen pitched patent medicine with a healthy side dose of singing, dancing and performing, “The Crowe Hollerers' Medicine Show” will bring two short plays, music and storytelling to UVA Wise.

Professor Featured Nationally for Career Advising in Human Services

When Christa Moore, assistant professor of sociology, came to the University of Virginia’s College at Wise to share her knowledge about and experience in human services with her students, she knew she’d be mentoring them as they searched for careers.

UVA Wise releases Spring 2021 Dean's List

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its spring 2021 Dean’s List.

Class of 2020 Honored at In-Person Commencement

On Sunday, May 9, 2021, members of the Class of 2020 were honored in a Commencement ceremony that took place at 1 p.m. at Carl Smith Stadium.

Class of 2021 Has Historic Commencement

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, the members of the Class of 2021 graduated in a historic Commencement ceremony, the first of the College’s since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Alan Levine is UVA Wise Commencement 2021 speaker

Alan Levine, executive chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Ballad Health, will deliver the Commencement Address to the UVA Wise Class of 2021 at Commencement 2021 ceremonies on May 8 at 11 a.m. in Carl Smith Stadium in Wise.

Madelyn L. Lawrence is Commencement 2021 honorary student speaker

Madelyn Lawrence, a resident of Harrisonburg, Virginia, is the honorary student speaker for Commencement 2021 at UVA Wise.

Harvey coauthors an illustrated math book for all ages

A graduate school friend asked UVA Wise Professor Matthew Harvey to work with him on a colorful book—think “The Hungry Caterpillar”— about unsolved math problems. Harvey considered it and decided to give it a try.

Coffee Night, lecture feature acclaimed poet Suzanne Underwood Rhodes

Acclaimed poet Suzanne Underwood Rhodes is the featured poet at Coffee Night at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. The event is set for April 13 from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Wyllie Hall renovation grows closer

It’s been in the works for many years, but the UVA Wise Department of Nursing will soon have a new facility to meet the needs of the growing program.

UVA Wise announces fall 2020 Dean’s List

The fall 2020 Dean’s List includes 364 students, who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

UVA Wise, Appalachian School of Law sign 3-plus-3 program

UVA Wise and Appalachian School of Law are pleased to announce that they have recently entered into a collaborative initiative, known as a 3-plus-3 program.

Jack Tales opening on Nov. 14 in UVA Wise Gilliam Center for the Arts Courtyard

The UVA Wise Theater Department’s current production, Jack Tales, opens on Nov. 14 in the Gilliam Center for the Arts Courtyard.

UVA Wise, Shell awarded CHRS grant

Mike Shell, associate professor of biology at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, has been awarded a grant from the Commonwealth Health Research Board.