UVA Wise Undergrad Students Publish Ground-Breaking Freshwater Mussels Research in Prestigious Journal

Four undergraduate students at UVA Wise took a novel approach using applied DNA techniques to study the dietary preferences of freshwater mussels in the Clinch River, resulting in significant new findings published recently in a major journal.

UVA Wise to Host 12th Annual Symphony By the Lake

Symphony of the Mountains, under the direction of Cornelia Laemmli Orth, presents "When the Stars Come Out" at sunset on Saturday, July 20, featuring tenor soloist and Big Stone Gap native Roy Cornelius Smith.

UVA Wise Sociology Professor Explores Kentucky’s Child Welfare System In First Book

UVA Wise Associate Professor of Sociology Christa Moore is set to tour her first book examining Kentucky’s child welfare system and exploring future solutions for families.

Opportunity Appalachia Selects 29 High-Impact Projects Seeking Over $275 Million in Investment to Receive Pre-Development Support

These projects are set to create over 2,700 jobs and attract over $270 million in financing. They target a diverse array of developments in housing, manufacturing, hospitality, and clean energy sectors.

Celebrating the Living: A UVA Wise Alumnus Scholarship Foundation Expands Its Legacy For Students

This January, the England Foundation added four more bicentennial funds bringing the total number of scholarship funds to 10. Seven are already completely funded.

Cultures, Countries and Comradery: UVA Wise Study Abroad

This past spring, UVA Wise students studied abroad in Ireland and Nepal and this summer in Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

UVA Wise and The Nature Conservancy Announce 2024 Cumberland Forest Community Fund Award Recipients

The Towns of Cleveland, Dungannon, Honaker, and Richlands, along with Appalachian Sustainable Development, Breaks Interstate Park, Friends of the Buchanan County Library, and Mountain Kids Inc., have been awarded a total of $100,000 for projects.

UVA Wise Brass Band To Perform at National Festival In June

The Wise Guys is one of 25 bands set to play at the Gettysburg Brass Band Festival, which hosts hundreds of musicians for a two-day event celebrating brass bands. Last year, the event attracted 4,000 attendees to the historic town of Gettysburg, Penn.

UVA Wise Releases Spring Dean's List 2024

UVA Wise has announced its Spring Dean’s List. The 480 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.

UVA Wise Professor Joins National Science Foundation to Foster Undergraduate STEM Education

Earlier this year, Josephine Rodriguez began her work at the U. S. National Science Foundation as a Program Director in the Division of Undergraduate Education. It’s a rotating position through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act for two years.

UVA Wise Celebrates First Master in Education Degree Graduates

Last Saturday, 14 students made history as they walked across the stage at David J. Prior Convocation Center to become the first graduates of UVA Wise’s Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program.

UVA Wise Commencement Celebrates Class of 2024, Awards First Master’s Degrees

About 230 graduates crossed the stage, earning either a bachelor of arts, bachelor of science or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. And for the first time in the College’s history, 14 students were awarded their Master of Education degree.