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. Read More
Ferguson Center Announces 2014-15 SeasonBroadway blockbusters, world-famous performing artists, dignitaries and diverse family entertainment will comprise Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts 2014-15 season.Read More
Professor Vachris Appointed to Governor's Joint Advisory Board of EconomistsDr. Michelle Albert Vachris was appointed on June 3 by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to serve on the Governor's Joint Advisory Board of Economists.Read More
Spring 2014 Dean's ListChristopher Newport University is pleased to announce the Dean's List for the spring 2014 semester. These students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, earned no final grade below C and earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale.Read More
Announcing Spring 2014 GraduatesChristopher Newport University awarded diplomas on Saturday, May 10 to its spring 2014 graduates. Congratulations to all! Read More
CNU Students Receive Summer Stipends and Grants to Support ResearchCNU students were selected to receive CNU Honors Program summer research stipends or grants to support their independent research projects.Read More
Christopher Newport Launches $42 Million Comprehensive CampaignChristopher Newport University has officially launched the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history, setting a goal of $42 million to be reached by June 30, 2017.Read More
2014 Torggler Summer Concert Series AnnouncedThe Ferguson Center for the Arts announced today the 2014 Torggler Summer Concert Series featuring acclaimed operatic baritone Nathan Gunn (accompanied on piano by Julie Jordan Gunn); Broadway legend and Tony Award winner Patti LuPone; jazz luminary Spider Saloff; and powerhouse a cappella group Straight No Chaser.Read More
Ferguson Center for the Arts Announces 2014-15 Broadway SeriesChristopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts has announced its 2014-15 Broadway Series, featuring a world-class roster of award-winning shows. The series kicks off on Friday, November 14, 2014, with "Jekyll & Hyde."Read More
CNU Renews POMOCO Stadium NameChristopher Newport University President Paul Trible and Director of Athletics Todd Brooks today announced that Christopher Newport's football and outdoor track facility will continue to be known as POMOCO Stadium through June 30, 2019.Read More
CNU's Ferguson Center for the Arts Announces 2014-15 Bravo Series​!​ Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts has announced its 2014-15 Bravo Series, featuring a world-class roster of orchestral performances. The s​eries kicks off on Sunday, November 2, 2014, with the National Symphony Orchestra featuring acclaimed violinist Midori.Read More
CNU Student Wins Social Work Student of the Year AwardThe National Association of Social Workers Virginia Chapter recently awarded Hannah Yoder the 2014 Bachelor’s in Social Work Student of the Year Award. Yoder was recognized for her dedication to academic study and real-world application of the principles of social work.Read More
Luter School of Business Student Team Wins Regional CompetitionStudents in the Joseph W. Luter, III School of Business won the first place Gold Award in the 2014 Collegiate Marketing Award for Excellence and Innovation competition sponsored by the Direct Marketing Association of Washington Educational Foundation.Read More
Luter School of Business Students to Provide Free Income Tax AssistanceStudents will prepare and e-file tax returns free of charge this year. The service is geared toward low-to-moderate income taxpayers, and returns will be prepared by accounting majors certified by the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.Read More
17th Annual Gardening SymposiumCNU’s Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) and Grounds Department will present the 17th Annual Gardening Symposium on Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Ferguson Center Music & Theatre Hall.Read More
Paideia 2014: 13 Years of Stellar Undergraduate ResearchCNU continues to lead in providing invaluable undergraduate research opportunities. On Saturday, April 12, 2014, more than 150 students will present results of their scholarly pursuits at the 13th annual meeting of Paideia, CNU’s celebration of undergraduate creativity and research.Read More
Ferguson Center Presents: On Screen/In Person Film Tour Screening of “United in Anger: A History of ACT UP”CNU's Ferguson Center for the Arts will present a screening of “United in Anger: A History of ACT UP”
 as part of the On Screen/In Person film series on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 7 p.m., in the Music & Theatre Hall. The screening is free to CNU students, but a ticket is required for entry. General public tickets are $5. Pre- and post-screening discussions will be held with the film’s director, Jim Hubbard, and a panel of experts.Read More
Promoting Peace and Stability in Afghanistan and PakistanCNU will host Mehreen Farooq ('07) and Waleed Ziad of the World Organization for Reconciliation Development and Education for a lecture based on their travels and research in Afghanistan titled "The Role of Civil Society in Peacebuilding and Countering Violent Extremism on" on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, from 4-5:30 p. m., in Gaines Theatre.Read More
CNU’s Center for American Studies to Host Lecture 'College: What Is It For?'The Center for American Studies will host National Humanities Medal recipient Dr. Andrew Delbanco on Monday, March 31, 2014, at at 2 p.m. in the David Student Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.Read More
Sports and Poetry: A Reading by Philip RaisorThe CNU Honors Program will host "Sports and Poetry: A Reading by Poet Philip Raisor," Thursday, March 27, 2014, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Trible Library Blechman Reading Room. The event is free and open to the public. A book sale and signing will follow the reading.Read More
On Screen/In Person Screening of "WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines"CNU's Ferguson Center for the Arts will present a screening of "WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines" as part of the On Screen/In Person film series on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 7 p.m., in the Ferguson Center Music & Theatre Hall. Pre- and post-screening discussions will be held with the film’s director, Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, and a panel of experts.Read More
U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf to Deliver 2014 Commencement AddressU.S. Congressman Frank Wolf will be the keynote speaker at CNU's 88th Commencement on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Read More
An Evening with Chris Claremont: His Career With the X-Men and BeyondCNU's Departments of History and Communication and the Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society will host "Wolverine and the White Queen:" An Evening with Chris Claremont, on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 8 p.m., in Gaines Theatre. A book signing will immediately follow. This event is open to the university community only.Read More
Stephanie Bardwell Wins Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Small Business InstituteDr. Stephanie Bardwell, Associate Professor of law and management in the Luter School of Business was named a fellow by the National Small Business Institute (SBI) in recognition of her demonstrated commitment to service to small businesses and in anticipation of her continued leadership in SBI. Read More
Student Behavior ConferenceSponsored by CNU’s teacher preparation program, "Improving Student Behavior" is a conference designed to enhance the knowledge of teachers, teachers-to-be, guidance counselors, school psychologists, social workers and principals. This year's conference will be held on March 14 in the Ferguson Center Music & Theatre Hall. Registration is required.Read More
Reiff Center to Host Lecture ‘The World Through Arab Eyes’The Reiff Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution and the World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads will host a lecture by guest speaker Dr. Shibley Telhami titled “The World Through Arab Eyes,” on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 6 p.m., in the DSU Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public. No reservation is required.Read More
Associate Professor Denise Gillman Receives Prize for Teaching InnovationCNU Associate Professor Denise Gillman is the 2014 recipient of the Prize for Teaching Innovation for Region IV, given by the Association for Theatre in Higher Education and the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). Read More
33rd Annual Writers ConferenceCNU's Lifelong Learning Society will present its 33rd Annual Writers Conference “Empowerment Through Literacy” Feb. 28 - March 1, 2014. The two-day event will take place in The Freeman Center, and is designed to improve writing skills and bring together both published and aspiring authors.Read More
CNU Wind Ensemble to Perform at National CompetitionThe Christopher Newport University Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform as "featured ensemble" at the Estonian National Wind Band Competition on March 1, 2014, at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in Tallinn, Estonia's largest and most prestigious higher education performing arts institution.Read More
Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures to Host Award-Winning AuthorAward-winning author Zora del Buono will read from her travel narrative "America in 100 Days" Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 5 p.m., in McMurran 101. The event is free and open to the public. No reservation is required.Read More
Mid-Atlantic Renaissance-Reformation SeminarCNU's Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program will host the Mid-Atlantic Renaissance-Reformation Seminar on February 14 and 15, 2014. Read More
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
State Council of Higher Education Honors Dr. Quentin Kidd as Outstanding FacultyThe State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has named Christopher Newport’s Quentin Kidd as a 2014 Outstanding Faculty Award winner. The award is the commonwealth's highest honor for faculty, and is given in recognition of superior accomplishments in teaching, research and public service.Read More
The Legendary Patti LuPone to Coach at 2014 Torggler Summer Vocal InstituteTony Award-winning singer/actress Patti LuPone will coach students during the 2014 Torggler Summer Vocal Institute, a prestigious two-week residency program for emerging young singers who wish to train with world-renowned vocal pedagogues and performers.Read More
Reiff Center to Host Lecture "Practical Peacebuilding: The Mali Experience"CNU's Reiff Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution will host a lecture by guest speaker Judy Buelow of the U.S. State Department titled "Practical Peacebuilding: The Mali Experience," on Thursday, January 23, 2014, at 6 p.m., in McMurran 101. Read More
Ferguson Center Presents: On Screen/In Person Film Tour Screening of "The Exquisite Corpse Project”CNU's Ferguson Center for the Arts will present a screening of " The Exquisite Corpse Project " as part of the On Screen/In Person film series on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at 7 p.m., in the Ferguson Center Concert Hall.Read More
CNU Among Kiplinger's 'Best Values in Public Colleges'Christopher Newport University is once again among the top 100 best values in public colleges and universities in the nation, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance. Read More
Announcing December GraduatesChristopher Newport University awarded diplomas to 142 graduates at the end of the fall 2013 term.Read More
CNU Announces Fall 2013 Dean's ListChristopher Newport University is pleased to announce the Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester.Read More
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Center for American Studies Presents Cybersecurity SymposiumChristopher Newport University’s Center for American Studies will present its third annual Symposium on Homeland Security: Facing the Future of Cybersecurity, February 5-6, 2014, at CNU.Read More
Professor Vachris Appointed to Governor's Joint Advisory Board of EconomistsDr. Michelle Albert Vachris was appointed on June 3 by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to serve on the Governor's Joint Advisory Board of Economists.Read More
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