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Research Spotlight: Jessica Bennett

  Monday, April 15, 2019
— Name Jessica Bennett Hometown Newport News Major History Graduation Year 2019 Jessica Bennett won the Abels-Johnson Prize for best paper at the 2019 Longwood Undergraduate Medieval Conference. This is a regional conference that brings ...

Laura Puaca Wins History of Science Society Prize

  Tuesday, November 21, 2017
— Dr. Laura M. Puaca, Associate Professor of History, has won the History of Science Society’s Margaret W. Rossiter History of Women in Science Prize for her book, Searching for Scientific Womanpower: Technocratic Feminism and the ...

Dr. Laura Puaca Wins Publication Award From Disability History Association

  Monday, October 09, 2017
— The Disability History Association has selected Dr. Laura Micheletti Puaca for its Publication Award for Best Article / Book Chapter. Puaca's essay, “The Largest Occupational Group of All the Disabled: Homemakers with Disabilities and ...

Public History Center's '12 Explorers' Exhibit Now Open

  Thursday, September 07, 2017
— Christopher Newport University's Public History Center (PHC) has launched its “12 Explorers” project with the opening of the “Age of Innovation” exhibit. The exhibit allows the public to see a variety of ...

Faculty Excellence Awards for 2017 Announced

  Monday, August 28, 2017
— Four faculty members are the recipients of the 2017 Faculty Excellence Awards. Established in 2011, these awards honor exceptional achievement by faculty in teaching, scholarship and service. Each winner received a certificate and a $2,000 cash ...

Start Me Up

  Wednesday, August 02, 2017
— Alumni discuss the innovative businesses they have launched – some while they were still students – reflecting what has become a burgeoning entrepreneurship scene at Christopher Newport. Click below to read the full story and ...

Sheri Shuck-Hall Named Outstanding American History Teacher of the Year

  Monday, May 08, 2017
— Dr. Sheri Shuck-Hall, associate professor of history and director of the Public History Center (PHC) at Christopher Newport, is a recipient of one of only two Outstanding American History Teacher of the Year Awards given by the National Society ...

James Allison Publishes Text on American Indians and Energy Development

  Tuesday, December 06, 2016
— Assistant Professor of History Dr. James Allison published Sovereignty for Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination, which details how American Indians leveraged their possession of valuable energy resources during the ...

Alumni Society Award – Dr. Andrew Falk

  Thursday, October 20, 2016
— Collaboration with students motivates and inspires Dr. Andrew Falk’s teaching and scholarship. “I look at teaching and mentoring as very collaborative,” he explains of his approach. “Teaching is often ...

Captains Spotlight: Ben Watkins

  Thursday, October 20, 2016
— During his days playing hoops for Christopher Newport, Ben Watkins ’16 contributed to the Captains’ success as both a player and a student assistant coach. He assumed the latter role from 2013–15 while working his ...

The History Sleuth

  Monday, October 17, 2016
— At the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of aviation and space artifacts, one can see everything from the Wright Brothers’ first-flight airplane to the original ...

A Captain's Viewpoint: On Leadership

  Tuesday, September 01, 2015
— As a 17-year-old boy in the rural town of Hardyville, Virginia, I viewed my capacity to change the world in a limited light. Although I was intrigued by international diplomacy and history, the world outside of small-town baseball, roaming the ...
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