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Sep 29, 2014 - IM/SDAB/OREC/SAB Survive @ Wise: Zombie 5k Trail Run Registration

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 8:00pm
Registration for the Survive @ Wise: Zombie 5K Trail Run will be from September 1 - October 24. This event is co-sponsored by the Intramural Department, the Student Development Advisory Board, the Outdoor Recreation Department, and the Student Activities Board. Registration forms are available online (http://www.uvawise.edu/studentactivities/files/studentactivities/zombie%20run%202014%20REVISED.pdf) and on the 3rd floor of the Slemp Student Center. For more information, contact Sarah Smith at scs6p@uvawise.edu or 276-376-4514.
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Sep 28, 2014 - IM 'Air It Out' Field Goal Challenge

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 4:00pm
Intramural 'Air It Out' Field Goal Challenge will be held at the Carl Smith Stadium from 4 to 6 pm. For more information, contact Nick Marshall at 276-376-4513 or nsm7j@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 28, 2014 - CCM Mass

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 4:00pm
The Catholic Campus Ministry invites you to Mass each Sunday at 4 pm in the Chapel of All Faiths. For more information, contact Rev. Brad Mathisen at 330-554-7687 or bmathisen@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 27, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:30am
Gail Ivy Berlin, Indiana University-Pennsylvania “Cordelia and Leir: Medicine and Comfort in Lawman's Brut.” Elizabeth J. Bryan, Brown University “Picturing Saints in British History” Kathleen Curtin, Concordia University Chicago “Catholic Life-Writing in Early Modern England: St. Augustine, Teresa of Avila, and Toby Mathew” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 27, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:30am
Astrid Giugni, Duke University “‘Una republica tumultuaria’: Prudence and Tumults in Machiavelli’s Discourses on Livy” Jennifer Heller, Lenoir-Rhyne University “A Body Mutilated, a Doublet Decayed, a Castle in Woeful Ruins: Approaches to ‘Imperfect History’” John Mark Adrian, University of Virginia's College at Wise “Pageantry and Topographical Performance in Queen Elizabeth’s 1573 Visit to Sandwich” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 27, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:00am
Emma Briscoe, Virginia Tech University “‘A rich mantle of white ermine’: The Evolution of Eroticism, Violence, and Female Empowerment in Marie de France’s Lanval” Wendell Frye, Hartwick College “The Authorship of Das Nibelungenlied” Kenneth Tiller, University of Virginia's College at Wise “The ‘Priamus and Gawain’ Episode as Ars Legendi for the Allliterative Morte Arthure” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 27, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:00am
Abigail L. Montgomery, Blue Ridge Community College “The Resurrection of the Son: Twelfth Night as Hamnet Shakespeare’s Fictional Afterlife” Benita Huffman Muth, Middle Georgia State College “The King’s Protean Role in All’s Well That Ends Well” Kevin Roberts, Johns Hopkins University “‘Eros, Thou Yet Behold’st Me?’: Memories, Loves, and Loyalties in Antony and Cleopatra” approved for cultural activity
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Sep 27, 2014 - OREC Scarowinds Trip

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00am
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Outdoor Recreation will be taking students on a trip to Scarowinds today. For more information about the program, contact Mark Collins at 276-376-4651 or mjc6s@uvawise.edu or stop by the office on the 3rd floor of the Slemp Student Center.
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Sep 26, 2014 - Stargazing Night

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:00pm
Come join us at the open observation night at 8 pm. All students, faculty, and staff are invited! More information regarding astronomical targets, the intended schedule, potential changes in the schedule (due to the weather), and directions to the observatory site can be found under the Observatory's web page (http://observatory.uvawise.edu). For more information, contact Lucian Undreiu at lmu8y@uvawise.edu or 276-376-4368.
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Partisan Rangers Act had unintended consequences, Civil War expert contends

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:24pm

 By Kathy Still

The Confederate Congress approved the 1862 Partisan Rangers Act with the intention to ease the way for more southern men to join the Confederacy’s Civil War efforts, but it quickly got out of control and created many unintended consequences, said Barton A. Myers, a history professor at Washington & Lee University.

 

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UVa-Wise, Micronics awarded $2 million Tobacco Commission grant

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:23pm

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and Micronic Technologies were awarded a $2 million grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission.

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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:10am
Kurt Haas, Colorado Mesa University “Medieval Drama as a Vehicle for Integrative Learning” Richard Vela, University of North Carolina-Pembroke “Second Person Shakespeare: Stage Conventions / Film Conventions” Richard H. Peake, University of Virginia's College at Wise “Defenders of ‘Holy’ Marriage: Partners in Changing Theater Fashion.” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:10am
Charlotte Fiehn, Harrisburg Area Community College “‘Belief . . . in a special sense’: Spenser’s Poetical Mind and Perspective in The Faerie Queene” Brooke Thomas, George Mason University “Grendel, the Grinch, and the Gift: Alienation and Social-Border Crossing of Monstrous Characters in Social Representations of Medieval and Contemporary Societies” Zachary Canter, University of Virginia's College at Wise “An Arthurian Knight in King David’s Court: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Christian Symbolism”
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Sep 26, 2014 - GRK Theta Phi Alpha Lollipop Raffle

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:00am
Theta Phi Alpha sorority will hold a Lollipop Raffle today in the Slemp Student Center Atrium from 10 am to 1 pm. All of the proceeds will be donated to Dickenson County Social Services to buy children clothes for Christmas! For more information, contact Kristin Smith at kns6y@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 26, 2014 - SAB Free Friday

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:00am
Come out for the Student Activities Board 'Free Friday' event in the Jefferson Lounge on the 4th floor of the Slemp Student Center. This event is from 10am-2pm or while supplies last! For more information, contact Mikaela Logan at 276-376-3430 or mra4p@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:40am
Robert Erle Barham, Covenant College “Justice and Emotional Appeals in Sidney’s Arcadia” Evan Gurney, University of North Carolina-Asheville “Going Rogue: Edmund Spenser and the Vagrants” Robert L. Reid, Emory and Henry College “Sansloy’s Double Meaning and the Mystic Design of Spenser’s Legend of Holiness” approved for cultural activity credit
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