|Dean William Parks Colloquia to Host Lecture ‘Sustainable Abundance’The Dean William Parks Colloquia will host a lecture titled “Sustainable Abundance” on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at 4:30 p.m., featuring guest speaker Joel Salatin, owner of Polyface Farms. The lecture will take place in the David Student Union Ballroom, and is free and open to the public. No reservation is required.Read More|
|Alpha Chi Inducts 116 CNU StudentsAlpha Chi, the national honor society at Christopher Newport University that represents the top 10 percent of students in all academic disciplines, inducted more than 100 new students into its chapter for 2013.Read More|
|Busch Gardens and CNU Win Second Place in National CompetitionDr. Lisa Spiller, CNU Distinguished Professor of Marketing, won second place in the 2013 national case competition of the Jacobs & Clevenger Case Writers’ Workshop.Read More|
|CNU Ranked by U.S. News & World ReportChristopher Newport University has been recognized once again by "U.S. News & World Report" as the No. 3 up-and-coming regional university in the South.Read More|
|Ferguson Center Announces 2013-14 On Screen/In Person TourThe Ferguson Center for the Arts has announced dates for the 2013-14 On Screen/In Person film series. A program designed to bring some of the best new independent American films and their respective filmmakers to communities across the mid-Atlantic region.Read More|
|Ferguson Center and National Symphony Orchestra Announce PartnershipCNU's Ferguson Center for the Arts and the National Symphony Orchestra have announced a five-year partnership to begin during the 2014-15 season.Read More|
|Dr. Lisa Spiller Awarded Rank of Distinguished ProfessorDr. Lisa Spiller has been awarded the title and rank of distinguished professor. She has served Christopher Newport University as a professor of marketing for more than two decades and is one of only two faculty members at the University to hold this highest academic rank.Read More|
|Dr. Michaela D.E. Meyer Wins National Communication Association AwardCNU Communication Professor Dr. Michaela D.E. Meyer, has won the Randy Majors Award from the National Communication Association's LGBTQ Caucus, for her "outstanding contributions to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender scholarship in communication studies."Read More|
|BB&T Colloquium Series to Present ‘The Beauty of Emergent Order’CNU's BB&T Colloquium Series on Capitalism will present a lecture by director and producer John Papola titled “The Beauty of Emergent Order” on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at 7 p.m., in the Ferguson Center Music & Theatre Hall. Read More|
|Food For Thought 2013Christopher Newport University will hold the finale of its 6th annual Food for Thought campaign on Friday, November 15, 2013. The drive mobilizes the campus community to collect food and money to benefit the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula.Read More|
|Ferguson Center Presents: On Screen/In Person Film Tour Screening of "Mr. Cao Goes to Washington"CNU's Ferguson Center for the Arts will present a screening of the acclaimed film "Mr. Cao Goes to Washington" as part of the On Screen/In Person film series on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 7 p.m., in the Music & Theatre Hall.Read More|
|Luter Signature Lecture Series Presents ‘Corporate Ethics in Action’The Luter Signature Lecture Series will host David DiPersio of Warwick Plumbing and Heating, who will present “Corporate Ethics in Action” on Monday, November 11, 2013, at 6 p.m.Read More|
|CNU and Sister Cities to Host Panel Discussion With German ConsulSister Cities of Newport News and CNU's History Department will host the Fifth Annual German Panel Discussion Wednesday, November 6, at 7 p.m., in the Ferguson Center Music & Theatre Hall. This year’s seminar will focus on German politics, Germany’s European Union (EU) partners and countries beyond the EU.Read More|
|Fear 2 Freedom to Provide Care Kits for Victims of Sexual AbuseGlobal nonprofit Fear 2 Freedom will partner with CNU students at its 3rd annual Celebration Night to benefit victims of sexual assault on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in the David Student Union Ballroom.Read More|
|Ferguson Center Presents: On Screen/In Person Film Tour Screening of "Furever"The Ferguson Center for the Arts will present a screening of the acclaimed film "Furever" as part of the On Screen/In Person film series on Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Concert Hall.Read More|
|CNU Pre-Law Fraternity to Host U.S. Congressman Bobby ScottThe Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity will host a talk featuring U.S. Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D, Virginia) on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. in Freeman 202. This event is free and open to the CNU community.Read More|
|Reiff Center Presents Lecture on Nazi Medical SubversionCNU's Reiff Center will host a lecture by Dr. Theodore R. Reiff titled "Nazi Germany's Subversion of Medical Science and Perversion of Medical Practice," on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at 6 p.m. in McMurran 101.Read More|
|7th Annual Conference on America’s Founding Principles and HistoryCNU's Center for American Studies will host its annual academic conference on the founding principles and history of America, “Thomas Jefferson and His Contemporaries: Rival Views of the Founding,” on Thursday, October 10, 2013.Read More|
|Dr. Jodi Magness to Present 'Masada: Last Stronghold of the Jewish Resistance Against Rome'Dr. Jodi Magness, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, will present an illustrated lecture titled “Masada: Last Stronghold of the Jewish Resistance Against Rome,” at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2013.Read More|
|Wason Center to Host Candidate ForumsChristopher Newport University's Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy will host a series of candidate forums with the candidates for Governor of Virginia. All forums are free and open to the public. No reservation is required.Read More|
|BB&T Colloquium Series: 'From Liberty to Democracy: The Transformation of American Government'The BB&T Colloquium Series will host Dr. Randall Holcombe of Florida State University on Friday, October 11, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Ballroom, for the lecture "From Liberty to Democracy: The Transformation of American Government."Read More|
|Wyland Foundation Clean Water Mobile Learning Center to Visit CNUThe Clean Water Mobile Learning Center, an initiative sponsored by the Wyland Foundation as part of its Clean Water Conservation Tour, will visit CNU October 2-3.Read More|
|Dean William Parks Colloquia to Host Lecture on SustainabilityThe Dean William Parks Colloquia will host Paul Hawken, a leading authority on sustainability, on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 4 p.m. in Gaines Theatre.Read More|
|Center for American Studies to Host Constitution Day DebateCNU’s Center for American Studies (CAS) will host its annual Constitution Day Debate titled “The Limits of Executive Power: Is the NSA’s Domestic Surveillance Constitutional?” on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. in the David Student Union Ballroom.Read More|
|Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian to Lecture at CNUPulitzer Prize-winning historian and Harvard University Professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich will present “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History” on Thursday, September 26, 2013, at 4 p.m., in the Ferguson Center Music & Theatre Hall. Read More|
|New Edition of CNU’s “Wisdom of Age Project / Hampton RoadsLifetimes of stories and wisdom from area elders are available online now, thanks to the work a university class that puts students in the community with audio recorders and camcorders.Read More|
|CNU Professor Honored by the National Communication AssociationDr. Kendra Knight, Assistant Professor in Christopher Newport University’s Department of Communication, has been awarded the 2013 Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the National Communication Association (NCA).Read More|
|Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President to Present Lecture at CNUCNU will host Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker on Thursday, August 29, 2013, for a lecture titled, “A Look Back at the History of the Federal Reserve.”Read More|
|CNU's 6th Annual Day One of ServiceMore than 450 Christopher Newport University freshmen, faculty and staff partnered with 58 local agencies to volunteer their time on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, for CNU’s 6th Annual Day One of Service.Read More|
|CNU Honor Convocation CeremonyCNU Honor Convocation Ceremony: Recorded at 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 23.Read More|
|PFAC to Become the Peninsula Fine Arts Center at Christopher Newport UniversityThe membership of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center at its annual meeting on Monday, August 5, officially approved a merger with Christopher Newport University.Read More|
|Ferguson Center Announces 2013-14 SeasonCNU's Ferguson Center for the Arts announces its 2013-14 season of Broadway blockbusters, world-famous performing artists and diverse family entertainment.Read More|
|CNU Announces Spring 2013 Dean's ListChristopher Newport University is pleased to announce the Dean's List for the spring 2013 semester. Read More|
|Announcing Our Spring 2013 GraduatesChristopher Newport University awarded diplomas on Saturday, May 11 to its spring 2013 graduates. Read More|
|CNU Business Majors Win Over $12,000 in Business CompetitionsA team of CNU students recently won recognition in international and state business plan competitions for the development of SoundSense, a product that combines mobile communications and networked sensors to serve the deaf and hard of hearing.Read More|
|Ferguson and CNU Announce Community PartnershipFerguson and Christopher Newport University announced today that Ferguson will continue its longstanding commitment to CNU by donating $12 million over the next 30 years. Funds will benefit scholarships, community service and performing arts initiatives.Read More|
|CNU Voice Majors Excel in National CompetitionSeveral of CNU's voice majors and their instructors placed at the 2013 Virginia competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.Read More|
|The Premiere Torggler Summer Concert Series AnnouncedCNU's Ferguson Center for the Arts presents renowned dramatic tenor Ben Heppner, Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell, and the Grammy Award-winning Manhattan Transfer. Read More|
|2012-13 Student Leadership Awards AnnouncedThe Office of Student Activities acknowledged the outstanding efforts and leadership achievements of CNU students, advisers and student organizations at a ceremony Monday, April 15, 2013, in the David Student Union Ballroom. Read More|
|CNU History Students Win Top Awards at Research Conference On Saturday, March 23, Christopher Newport University hosted the 2013 Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Regional Conference, drawing students and faculty from across Virginia. CNU history students won three of the nine prizes awarded for undergraduate research.Read More|
|CNU Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies Writes New BookDr. Kenneth Rose, CNU Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, has written a new book titled "Pluralism: The Future of Religion."Read More|
|16th Annual Gardening SymposiumCNU’s Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) will present the 16th Annual Gardening Symposium on Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. This year’s symposium will include plant sales, door prizes and workshops. Read More|
|UCSB History Professor to Lecture at CNUDr. John W. I. Lee, Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), will lecture at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, in Gaines Theatre. The richly illustrated lecture, “A Greek Soldier's Story: Xenophon's Anabasis and the March of the Ten Thousand, 401-399 BC,” is free and open to the public. A meet-and-greet will follow the program.Read More|
|The European Union's Eurozone Crisis: A Failure of Economics or Politics?Dr. Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Chair of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University, will present a lecture titled "The European Union's Eurozone Crisis: A Failure of Economics or Politics?" on Wednesday, April 17, at 2 p.m., in the David Student Union Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public. No reservation is required.Read More|
|Smithfield President and CEO Larry Pope to Speak at 2013 CommencementChristopher Newport University announced today that Larry Pope, President and Chief Executive Officer of Smithfield Foods, will be the keynote speaker at CNU's 87th Commencement on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Read More|
|CNU Accounting Majors Provide Free Tax Services to PublicChristopher Newport University's Joseph W. Luter III School of Business students will prepare and e-file tax returns free-of-charge this year.Read More|
|Nationally Known Professor to Speak on First Amendment RightsDr. Brian Steffen will speak at 5 p.m., April 4, in McMurran 114, on the Christopher Newport University campus. He is chair of communication and media studies and director of student media at Simpson College.Read More|
|Fourth Annual Academic BowlThe Christopher Newport University student organization Men of Vision and Excellence (M.O.V.E.) will host its fourth annual Academic Bowl on Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in Gaines TheatreRead More|
|Falk Gallery Presents: "Siphons and Registers," a Solo Exhibition of 3-D Work by Jayson LoweryChristopher Newport University’s Falk Gallery will present a solo exhibition of 3-D work by artist Jayson Lowery titled Siphons and Registers. The exhibition will be on display through March 29, 2013, and is free and open to the public.Read More|
|The Dean William Parks Colloquia PresentsThe Dean William Parks Colloquium presents America's China and China's America: Rethinking the Past Two-and-a-Half Centuries Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at 4 p.m. Read More|
|The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship & Business as UnusualCNU welcomes Soushiant Zanganehpour, Strategy and Operations Manager at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship on March 26 in the Pope Chapel at 6 p.m. Read More|
|Boccaccio's "Famous Women": A New and Humanistic Portrait of WomenCNU's Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures will host the lecture "Boccaccio's 'Famous Women': A New and Humanistic Portrait of Women," featuring Elsa Filosa of Vanderbilt University, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 5:25 p.m. in McMurran 101. Read More|
|CNU to Host Native American Poet and Musician Joy HarjoThe CNU Visiting Writers Series will host award-winning poet and musician Joy Harjo on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the David Student Union Ballroom. Read More|
|Inaugural Student Behavior Conference"Improving Student Behavior" is a conference designed to enhance the knowledge of teachers, teachers-to-be, guidance counselors, school psychologists, social workers and principals. Read More|
|CNU Economics and Finance Club Sponsors 2013 Stock Market Forecast PresentationOn Thursday, March 14, 2013, the CNU Economics and Finance Club will sponsor a 2013 stock market forecast presentation by Dr. Thomas Hall of the Luter School of Business.Read More|
|Dr. Sherman Lee’s Research Findings PublishedAssociate Professor of Psychology Dr. Sherman Lee's research paper titled "Neuroticism and Religious Coping Uniquely Predict Distress Severity Among Bereaved Pet Owners" has been published in Anthrozoös, a multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals. Read More|
|Arts and Humanities Dean Pens BookSteven Breese, Dean of CNU's College of Arts and Humanities, has written a new book titled "On Acting, A Handbook for Today’s Unique American Actor."Read More|
|32nd Annual Writers ConferenceChristopher Newport University’s Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) will present the 32nd Annual Writers Conference on Feb. 22-23, 2013, in The Freeman Center.Read More|
|The Dean William Parks Colloquia Presents The Dean William Parks Colloquia Presents Globalizing the Rudao 儒道 (Way of Confucius): The Case of Boston Confucianism Read More|
|The Falk Gallery PresentsThe Falk Gallery presents "Street Walking: Scenes from New York City," a photo essay by Thomas Moore.Read More|
|CNU Announces Fall 2012 Dean's ListChristopher Newport University is pleased to announce the Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester. Read More|
|LifeLong Learning Society Announces Spring 2013 ProgramThe opening lecture of the LifeLong Learning Society (LLS) Spring 2013 program will take place on Monday, Jan. 28, at 1:30 p.m., featuring Distinguished Professor Emeritus Dr. Harold Cones.Read More|
|Annual Workshop on Intelligence and National SecurityThe 4th Annual Workshop on Intelligence and National Security titled "The Reapers Come Home: Unmanned Systems, Domestic Surveillance and the Constitution" will take place Jan. 28-29, 2013, at CNU's Freeman Center.Read More|
|Announcing December Graduates!CNU awarded diplomas to 175 graduates at the end of the Fall 2012 term.Read More|
|The Torggler Summer Vocal InstituteThe Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University: A prestigious program for emerging young singersRead More|
|BB&T Colloquium Series on Capitalism PresentsThe BB&T Colloquium Series on Capitalism presents ‘FDR: Architect of His Own House of Power’ on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in the David Student Union Ballroom.Read More|
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