News

Indian student here for research

Aakar Verma is a 21-year-old mechanical engineering student from New Delhi, India who loves sports. He found a paper on the Internet by LC's Dr. Eric Goff on the aerodynamics of a soccer ball, and emailed him. Their correspondence turned into a two-month research internship for Aakar this summer.

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Olsen featured in NCAA magazine

Olsen in Uganda at Anna's well

Women's soccer coach Todd Olsen is featured in the current NCAA Champion Magazine for his successes on the field and in Uganda.

Dr. Olsen has produced 16 winning seasons including 10 trips to the NCAA Tournament in the last 12 years. But much of his success has come in the form of giving back, and this summer he made his sixth trip to Uganda to help a struggling nation.

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Sing a song

A summer choral concert by the Lynchburg College Choral Union will be given on Sunday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Snidow Chapel to highlight the work of five graduate student conductors in the College's master of arts in music choral conducting program. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Virginia Private College Week

Rising high school juniors and seniors and their families are invited to Lynchburg College and 24 other institutions during Virginia Private College Week July 25 - 30. Students who visit three colleges during the week will receive special application fee waivers, a nearly $100 savings.

Lynchburg College, along with the other members of the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV), will host two daily programs for prospective students and their families.

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Remembering Anna

Anna WrightAnna Wright '11 died in a single-vehicle accident last summer, leaving behind grieving friends and teammates at Lynchburg College. They are keeping her memory alive by raising money to drill wells in northern Uganda.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 29, 2015 to Friday, April 17, 2015
Daura Gallery exhibitions
Saturday, January 31, 2015
8 a.m. Winter Open House
7:30 p.m. James String Quartet concert
Monday, February 2, 2015
12 p.m. “Let’s get rich”
Thursday, February 5, 2015
7 p.m. Financial Aid Workshop

LC in the News

President Garren no longer supports attempts to save College Lake, as reported by WDBJ7.

Dr. Tom Bowman has been doing some serious research on the lack of safety in lacrosse helmets and the media is noticing: 24sevenlax.com, Baltimore Sun, New York Times.

Dr. Eric Goff is asked about underinflating balls in the NFL: NPR, The Smithsonian, and many more.

Life along College Lake could change. Dr. Laura Henry-Stone tells what it’s like now. This News & Advance story was also picked up by the Washington Times and San Francisco Gate.

Dr. Eric Goff is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about the shooting technique of NBA player Stephen Curry.

Our women's soccer team wins the National Champsionship! The News & Advance and WSET.

The College makes efforts to approve sex education and reduce sexual assault. Check this front-page News & Advance story and WSET story.

Dr. Tom Bowman and student research head impacts among lacrosse and soccer players: News & Advance.

Ater 28 years, Dr. Ken West writes his farewell column.

LC Theatre's production of Insights from Inside is featured on WSET and in The News & Advance.

Frank Whitehouse, professor of management, is quoted in this front page story on B&W.

Check out coverage of the public meeting on College Lake dam: The News & Advance, WSET and WDBJ7.

The opening of the Drysdale Student Center is covered by The News & Advance, WSET and WDBJ7.

Dr. Laura Henry-Stone talks about the need for more local environmental advocacy in this News & Advance story.

Dr. Roger Jones is the Central Virginia Person of the Week.

Lance Secretan, the Gifford Lecturer, was featured in The News & Advance.

College Lake Dam is the subject of a public meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Learn more in The News & Advance and on WSET.

Bob Driskill explains what we do to keep our students safe: The News & Advance.

The Lynchburg College Community Health Clinic is up and running: The News & Advance, WDBJ-7, WSET.

Dr. Tom Shahady and two alumni help save a river in Costa Rica. Check this front-page story.