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NSU Helps Move “Invisibility Cloaking” Forward

Imagine a friend tells you that they just painted their kitchen “blue.” You might ask if it’s Navy Blue, Sky Blue or Turquoise. But if they told you they painted a wall “black,” you wouldn’t have any such questions. There’s only one shade of black, right? Wrong. At least if work being conducted by Mikhail Noginov, Ph.D., at the NSU Center for Materials Research continues to evolve. Noginov and his colleagues, including Professor Evgeni E. Narimanov of Purdue University, who has proposed the concept, are [...]



Health Initiative Uses Innovative Approach

Norfolk State University has launched a new and innovative initiative titled “Achieving Sustainable Health Empowerment III: A Comprehensive Health and Wellness Initiative at NSU” (A.S.H.E. III). The initiative, which is geared towards women’s health on campus and in the community, has three primary components: the promotion of overall health; HIV/AIDS education, including prevention; and ending violence against women. This program is the first multi-tiered, multi-agency health and wellness program designed for a campus setting. This unique approach may serve as a model for other Historically [...]



NSU Writing Center Prepares Students for the Workforce

NSU Writing Center Prepares Students for the Workforce

In today’s competitive job market, it is imperative that students know how to write. Employers are looking for graduates who have excellent verbal and written skills. Yet, too many college students lack the ability to communicate on paper. That’s where the NSU Writing Center can help. “Many students learn how to write for the semester or for the course they are in, instead of learning that their writing skills are transferable into their lives,” said Michael Cotter, English instructor and director of the NSU Writing [...]



Bobby Scott Career Fair

Bobby Scott Career Fair


Tony Atwater and Gov. Bob McDonnell discuss campus initiatives

Tony Atwater and Gov. Bob McDonnell discuss campus initiatives


NSU President’s Ice Cream Social

NSU President’s Ice Cream Social


NSU Student Services Center Ribbon Cutting

NSU Student Services Center Ribbon Cutting


NSU Light Rail Grand Opening

NSU Light Rail Grand Opening