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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.

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Nick England Scholarship Foundation further impacts students through generous contributions

Robert and Jennifer England, through the Nick England Scholarship Foundation, made another generous contribution to commemorate the life of their late son, Nick, to UVA Wise. Today’s commitment brings the cumulative total of their support to $500,000.

Napoleon Hill Foundation establishes James L. Oleson Bicentennial Scholarship

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is pleased to announce the establishment of the James L. Oleson Napoleon Hill Foundation Bicentennial Scholarship.

Family, friends establish J. Brent Fleming Memorial Scholarship

Family and friends of the late J. Brenton Fleming, known affectionately as Brent, have established a scholarship in his honor and memory at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.