Latest Hampton University Stories

2011-05-04 00:00:28

This June 24-26, join the Peninsula Association for Sickle Cell Anemia (PASCA) and the City of Hampton as they present the 21st annual Afrikan American Festival. The fun takes place at Mill Point Park in downtown Hampton and includes live music, arts & crafts, clothing, and ethnic food vendors. (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 This June 24-26, join the Peninsula Association for Sickle Cell Anemia (PASCA) and the City of Hampton as they present the 21st annual Afrikan American Festival. The fun...

2011-04-19 14:21:18

By David Malmquist, Virginia Institute of Marine Science A new study by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that turbulence from boat propellers can and does kill large numbers of copepods"”tiny crustaceans that are an important part of marine food webs. The study"”by VIMS graduate student Samantha Bickel, VIMS professor Kam Tang, and Hampton University undergraduate Joseph Malloy Hammond"”appears in the on-line issue of the Journal of Experimental...

2011-03-02 09:09:00

HAMPTON, Va., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After nine years in a clean room, an instrument that studies the Earth's atmosphere and protective ozone layer has been returned to service. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC57724) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA's Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III-ISS (SAGE III-ISS) will measure ozone, water vapor and aerosols in the atmosphere when it is attached to the...

2010-08-25 09:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Cox Business and Cox Channel 11, Hampton University has produced a new television show called "The View from Hampton U." The public affairs program features weekly news, talk, and reality show elements about Hampton University, based in Hampton, Virginia. The show debuts September 1 on Cox Channel 11. It will run each week on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at Noon and 5 p.m. "Cox is pleased to partner with HU to bring...

2010-06-29 07:05:00

Last week, teachers from the United States, Mexico, Cameroon and French Guyana joined with teachers in Puerto Rico to learn how they can take environmental studies into their own hands and back into their classrooms. At a workshop hosted by Hampton University in Hampton, Va., NASA and the Puerto Rico NASA Space Grant Consortium, participants were given the tools they need to study particles in the air in their own neighborhoods so that they can analyze how those particles, also known as...

2010-05-25 15:01:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At a time when many local students are challenged with the prospect of securing employment upon graduation, Amerigroup Corporation (NYSE: AGP) is expanding one of its new hire programs. Today, the Company announced the hiring of 10 recent college graduates to add to its innovative, new Leadership Development Program (LDP). Launched in 2009, the goal of the LDP is to attract, train and cultivate a diverse group of top talent and...

2010-02-16 05:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hampton University has selected Cox Business as its telecommunications provider. HU is among the oldest and most revered historically black universities in the nation. Although Cox previously provided select services to HU, the new 5-year agreement expands the relationship making Cox the primary provider on campus. Cox services will be available to HU's estimated 5000 students and will span across the main HU campus and its remote sites. The primary...

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