• CNU Conference to Explore ‘Civic Movements and Their Impact on Democracy’Saturday, September 6, 2014, Christopher Newport University will partner with the Washington, D.C. - based Rumi Forum to present a daylong conference titled “Civic Movements and Democracy,” analyzing the ways in which individuals and civic movements — political, social, spiritual, environmental, artistic and humanitarian — make their voices heard for the freedom and welfare of all people.
  • CAS presents "'Filling in the Gaps: Is Executive Prerogative Constitutional?'CNU's Center for American Studies will host a Constitution Day debate titled "Filling in the Gaps: Is Executive Prerogative Constitutional?" on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at 4 p.m. in Gaines Theatre. This year's guest speakers include Jonathan Turley, Chair for Public Interest Law at George Washington University, and John Yoo, Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.
  • Center for American Studies Awarded $375,000 GrantCNU’s Center for American Studies has received a $375,000 grant from the Thomas W. Smith Foundation to support teaching and scholarship, student fellowships and internships, an annual conference on America’s founding principles and history, and a teacher recertification program for grade school and high school teachers of history and social studies.
  • 7th Annual Day One of ServiceMore than 450 Christopher Newport University freshmen, faculty and staff will partner with 50 local agencies to volunteer their time on Thursday, August 21, 2014, for CNU’s 7th Annual Day One of Service.
  • Dr. Laura Puaca Pens New BookIn her new book, "Searching for Scientific Womanpower: Technocratic Feminism and the Politics of National Security, 1940-1980," CNU History Professor Dr. Laura Puaca sheds new light on the history of American feminism, the politics of national security and the complicated relationship between the two.
  • American Studies Professor Publishes New BookIn his new book, "Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln," Dr. Jonathan W. White offers a compelling reinterpretation of the presidential election of 1864.