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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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  • Virginia's practice at CNU to feature depth chart battles, unproven talent

    Virginia's practice at CNU to feature depth chart battles, unproven talent
    When Virginia's football team arrives Friday night at Christopher Newport University for the latest installment of its now annual spring practice state road tour, there will be no shortage of intriguing position battles to observe and new faces to learn....
  • Teel Time: Khalek Shepherd, Greyson Lambert produce highlights of Virginia's spring practice at CNU

    The schedule was hardly ideal. Ride two-plus hours on a bus, the final 45 minutes through thick, Friday-afternoon traffic. Stroll off the bus, strap on pads and conduct a public spring practice at an unfamiliar venue. But Virginia’s football team...
  • Dodging bears and fighting the Great Dismal Swamp wildfire

    Dodging bears and fighting the Great Dismal Swamp wildfire
    SUFFOLK — Fighting wildfires is dangerous — the skin-searing heat, throat-choking smoke and plenty of power tools. Oh, and don’t forget look out for the black bears. Roughly two dozen firefighters spotted a pair Monday afternoon near...
  • Tickets to Bruce Hornsby solo show at Ferguson Center in February go on sale Friday, Aug. 19

    Tickets to Bruce Hornsby solo show at Ferguson Center in February go on sale Friday, Aug. 19
    Those disappointed at missing the Bruce Hornsby and Bela Fleck summit in Portsmouth last weekend - or anyone who saw the show and found it whet his appetite for unpredictable piano jams - can look forward to February. Christopher Newport University's...
  • Great Dismal Swamp fire could help with tree restoration

    There hasn’t been much good to say about the Great Dismal Swamp wildfire. In less than three weeks, it has torched 6,000 acres and the resulting smoke continues to pose health risks from Suffolk to Gloucester County and beyond. There is, however,...
  • 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&...
  • 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. ||...
  • Kaitlyn Vincie hopes to go from Langley Speedway to NASCAR Miss Sprint Cup

    Kaitlyn Vincie hopes to go from Langley Speedway to NASCAR Miss Sprint Cup
    HAMPTON – Kaitlyn Vincie says her parents often joked that persistence was her distinguishing characteristic whenever she wanted something badly as a girl. The trait has been invaluable to Vincie as a young lady during the past year, since...
  • Tabb girls win area lacrosse championship

    Tabb High became the first Peninsula school ever to win the Hampton Roads Lacrosse League title, beating Williamsburg 7-6 in the tournament championship game on May 13 at Christopher Newport University. Williamsburg dominated the run of play through...