Roanoke College

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A course at Roanoke College is the latest example of an exchange program that’s having a long-term impact for some. 

It pairs traditional students with those housed in the county jail. They spend a few months studying together, but also learning about one another.

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How healthy is Virginia’s economy? The answer to that question might just depend on how you vote.

Roanoke College

What do Virginians think about the state of the economy? According to one new poll, that depends on what they think of the party in power.

The American Chestnut tree has mythic stature in tree lore. Today the old giants of people's memories are long gone from the landscape, wiped out by an Asian blight a hundred years ago. And even though they still loom large in the history and culture of Appalachia, new research suggests, their mythic proportions are likely, just that.   

Carissa Divant

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper gave a talk on the ethics and importance of information gathering at Roanoke College Thursday night.