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Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992.
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992. « Show less

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  • Hurricane Irene already wreaking havoc on air travel

    Hurricane Irene already wreaking havoc on air travel
    Hurricane Irene hasn't made landfall yet and it's already wreaking havoc on air travel along the East Coast. Many airlines have already begun cutting flights planned for the weekend. Almost all of the major carriers are also offering to waive fees for...
  • Memories of Sept. 11: 'The power of storytelling'

    Memories of Sept. 11: 'The power of storytelling'
    The 9/11 terrorist attacks prompted some parents to pull their children out of school. Some students cut class. It was a day to suspend the normal routine and gather in front of the TV. At Christopher Newport University, professor Roberta Rosenberg didn&...
  • CNU women earn third place in D-III with 64-58 win vs. Illinois Wesleyan; Schweers named national Player of Year by d3hoops.com

    The Christopher Newport University women's basketball team got to its first Division III Final Four in program history in large part because of Chelsie Schweers' ability to put the ball in the basket. But the Captains will head back to Newport News on...
  • CNU's Chelsie Schweers looks to shine in Final Four spotlight

    CNU's Chelsie Schweers looks to shine in Final Four spotlight
    When Carolyn Hunter was recruiting Chelsie Schweers to play basketball for Christopher Newport University, a big part of the pitch was that Schweers could lead the Lady Captains to an NCAA Division III Women's Final Four. "There were some Division I...
  • No. 1-ranked Cox defeats Jamestown 5-0

    No. 1-ranked Cox defeats Jamestown 5-0
    Jamestown High coach Bobby O'Brien knew Cox was good, which is exactly the reason he wanted to schedule the nation's No. 1 ranked boys soccer team in the first place. The Falcons turned out to be even better than O'Brien figured in beating the Eagles 5-...
  • VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula

    VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula
    With warmer weather finally here, it's a good time for a status update on VDOT projects that will affect Peninsula traffic and in some cases no longer be a hindrance. The Virginia Department of Transportation has five major road construction or...
  • Phoebus girls, Lafayette boys win CNU Invitational

    Two area high schools won their divisions in the 27th Annual Captains High School Track and Field Meet this weekend at Christopher Newport University. Phoebus won the girls' Blue Division with 107 points while Lafayette took the boys' Silver with 187....
  • Tomlin heads Lower Peninsula Hall of Fame inductees

    Tomlin heads Lower Peninsula Hall of Fame inductees
    Mike Tomlin, who has coached the Pittsburgh Steelers to two Super Bowls in four years, is among six inductees into the Athletic Hall of Fame of the Lower Virginia Peninsula. Tomlin will be joined by former NFL quarterback Aaron Brooks, sailor Gary Bodie,...
  • Experts slam lawmakers' effort on redistricting

    Virginia political experts on Wednesday published a damning analysis of the state redistricting maps passed by the General Assembly this week. The 17-page report, authored by Christopher Newport University professor Quentin Kidd and Dustin Cable of the...
  • Coach's intensity rubs off on CNU field hockey team

    NEWPORT NEWS — The 2003 season still haunts Carrie Moura. Hired as Christopher Newport University's field hockey coach two weeks before the season started, Moura led the Captains to a 6-8 record. "I still hate that," Moura groused. "I wasn't...
  • CNU students operate farmers market, work the land at Batten Bay Farm

    CNU students operate farmers market, work the land at Batten Bay Farm
    ISLE OF WIGHT Mike Pistininzi pushes aside a large clump of dirt exposing several large sweet potatoes. He gingerly pulls them out of the ground and piles them up behind him. Up and down the row in a field at Batten Bay Farm, other Christopher Newport...
  • Mushrooms blanket Hampton Roads

    Mushrooms blanket Hampton Roads
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Note: This article appeared in Tuesday's Daily Press Like many people, Rick Viancour has been awestruck by the sudden abundance of mushrooms in Hampton Roads. The sense of wonderment abates, however, when he arrives at work. ||...