UVA Wise Faculty Lecture Series Brings New Work to Campus & Community

The UVA Wise Lecture Committee is sponsoring a three-month long faculty colloquium series featuring academic research, publications and new projects.

New Center Makes Showcasing Best Practices, Bringing Campus Community Together Fun

A sidewalk chalkboard showcases an example of creative teaching workshops now part of the College’s new Center for Educational Excellence and Innovation created for faculty and staff.

UVA Wise students travel to Chicago for International Band Clinic

It’s a University of Virginia’s College at Wise music tradition a decade in the making. Students travel to the Windy City for an in-depth, immersive experience in music education and performance each December.

UVA Wise Releases Fall Dean's List 2021

UVA Wise has announced its Fall Dean’s List. The 413 students named to the Dean’s List earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale with no grades below “C” and were enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.

Students Discover New Science on Salamanders

During an ecology class project, students helped discover new science on salamander habitats later published in a Virginia journal last fall.

New UVA Wise Plan Helps Students Build Lifetime Success

UVA Wise is shifting its mission to prepare students not only to land their first internship or job, but to give them the academic foundation for a lifetime of personal and professional success.

UVA Wise presents A Streetcar Named Desire as a part of Pro-Art’s 45th Season

The UVA Wise Theater Department is at work on its fall production of the American stage classic A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. The production opens November 10 in the Gilliam Center for the Arts Black Box Theater.

New guide puts Southwest Virginia hiking on the map

Whether you’re looking to climb to high altitudes or simply change your attitude, you’ll find no better way than hiking Southwest Virginia’s outdoor hidden treasure—the High Knob region.

“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.