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Electrical Engineering Students Benefit as Christopher Newport’s Program Gets ABET Accreditation

  Monday, September 09, 2019
— Christopher Newport's bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering has been accredited by ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering ...

Peter Monaghan Awarded NSF Grant for JLab Research Program

  Friday, June 28, 2019
— The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Dr. Peter Monaghan, assistant professor of physics, a grant totalling $242,000 over three years in support of his research program at nearby Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab). ...

Three in One: Brothers Share More Than a Name

  Thursday, May 09, 2019
— Christopher Newport is attracting an increasing number of sibling Captains – children who follow in the footsteps of an older brother or sister. The Kemptons, though, are unique. The three brothers from Yorktown share a last name, a ...

Physics Professor Awarded Nuclear Research Grant

  Wednesday, April 10, 2019
— Dr. David Heddle, professor of physics, has been awarded a nearly $50,000 grant as part of the establishment of the Center for Nuclear Femtography at the Thomas Jefferson Nuclear Accelerator Facility (JLab) in Newport News. The emerging science ...

Women in STEM Exploration Day Opens Doors for Middle, High School Students

  Monday, February 18, 2019
— Over 100 women, including students from middle and high schools, female STEM majors, faculty and professionals from Newport News Shipbuilding, attended Christopher Newport’s first Women in STEM Exploration Day. The daylong event ...

Dr. Ryan Fisher Awarded $10.8 Million Grant to Develop Advanced Space Exploration Infrastructure

  Wednesday, December 12, 2018
— Dr. Ryan Fisher of the Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering (PCSE) is one of a select group of scientists to announce the detection of four new gravitational waves. These detections will broaden the understanding of black holes ...

PCSE Department Hosts Professional Etiquette Dinner

  Monday, November 26, 2018
— Christopher Newport's Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering (PCSE) recently hosted the Women in STEM Professional Etiquette Dinner on campus. Over 70 female CNU students, faculty, staff from Newport News Shipbuilding and guests ...

Alumni Spotlight: Mitchell Kerver

  Tuesday, September 04, 2018
— Mitchell Kerver ’17 is one of four winners of a Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) Fellowship. Jefferson Lab is a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science national laboratory. During the ...

Cracking the Code

  Thursday, August 09, 2018
— The birthplace of the atomic bomb may seem like an unconventional summer destination, but for a programmer like Andrew Garmon ’13, it’s exactly where he wants to be. Through the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Science ...

Anheuser-Busch hosts PCSE Mentorship Program Closing Reception

  Thursday, May 10, 2018
— Anheuser-Busch recently hosted students from the Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering (PCSE) as they celebrated the conclusion of another successful year of the department's Mentorship Program. The program matches female ...

Making Strides With a ’Social Machine’

  Tuesday, May 01, 2018
— Imagine a machine that can interact directly with you, in real time, through your phone. Three Christopher Newport students came together to build just that – a social machine that can bridge the gap between online and interpersonal ...

PCSE Holds Women in Science and Engineering Panel Discussions

  Friday, March 30, 2018
— The Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering (PCSE) held two panel discussions on women in science and engineering to celebrate Women’s History Month. The first event, Empowering Female Leadership, Mentorship and ...

Alumni Profile: Courtney Duquette

  Monday, January 29, 2018
— Duquette’s advancement in the computer science field is significant not just for her impressive skills, but also in light of the statistical odds against her. In 2015, a survey done by The Huffington Post reported that women held only ...

PCSE Students Visit Pioneering Tech Companies

  Thursday, October 26, 2017
— Students, faculty and staff members from the Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering visited Red Hat and Percona, two leading open-source technology companies in Raleigh, North Carolina. The trip was was an extension of the ...

PCSE Department Offers Professional Development Program for Female Students

  Monday, October 23, 2017
— The Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering’s (PCSE) Mentorship Program offers female students the opportunity to gain exposure and advice through interaction with professionals. These volunteers come from a wide array ...

Cutting Edge

  Tuesday, May 23, 2017
— An accomplished student and current graduate student at Christopher Newport, David Hamblin recently presented his research paper – “Measurement Classification Using Hybrid Weighted Naive Bayes” – at the ...

2017 Klich Academic Achievement Award Winners

  Friday, May 19, 2017
— On Saturday, May 13, 2017, Christopher Newport University announced three Klich Academic Achievement Award winners: Brook Byrd of Williamsburg, Virginia; Emily Egress of Chesapeake, Virginia; and Ben Miller of Rockingham County, Virginia. The ...

Lynn Lambert Honored as Open Source Software Leader

  Friday, March 31, 2017
— Dr. Lynn Lambert, Associate Professor of Computer Science, is one of 21 higher education instructors recognized by Red Hat for their continuing efforts to incorporate open source philosophies, methods and tools into their academic work. Red Hat ...

PCSE Students Visit Northrop Grumman

  Monday, March 20, 2017
— Students from the Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering (PCSE) took a field trip to Northrop Grumman in McLean, Virginia. The event, Pizza My Mind Dining Out, was organized by Mandy Rogers '10, manager of cyber software ...

Society of Women Engineers Hosts Panel at CNU

  Thursday, February 02, 2017
— The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) of Hampton Roads and Christopher Newport's SWE collegiate chapter co-hosted "Women in Engineering," a panel discussion on women's advancement in the engineering and technology industry and the opportunities ...

Coding Coast to Coast

  Wednesday, October 19, 2016
— It’s a long way from the farmland of Fauquier County, Virginia, to metro Los Angeles, but it’s the road Mandy Rogers ’10 has taken since her days growing up in that bucolic setting west of Washington, ...

Computer Science Lecturer Awarded National Institute of Aerospace Grant

  Friday, August 26, 2016
— Keith Perkins, visiting lecturer in the Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a two-year, $60,000 grant from the National Institute of Aerospace for his work with high-powered lasers, which have a wide ...

Dr. Anna DeJong Wins $150K From National Science Foundation

  Thursday, August 25, 2016
— Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Anna DeJong was awarded a three-year $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation that will support her research, as well as that of two students, for the next three ...

PCSE Student Chosen for Summer Research Program at CERN

  Tuesday, May 03, 2016
— Junior physics major Mitchell Kerver has been selected for an undergraduate research fellowship at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) this summer in Geneva. CERN is one of the ...

Rising Senior Brook Byrd Named Goldwater Scholar

  Tuesday, April 05, 2016
— Applied physics major Brook Byrd has been awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, widely considered the most prestigious award bestowed on undergraduates studying the sciences and engineering. Byrd is the first student in the history of ...
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