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Co-creator of #HipHopEd to give Schewel lecture

Dr. Christopher Emdin, co-creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement, will give the Schewel lecture March 20 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Ballroom.

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Men win 17th straight ODAC title

The men's track and field team won the ODAC Indoor title for the 17th consecutive time.

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Vietnamese, Dutch scholars visit

Computer science professors from Vietnam and the Netherlands visited LC in late February.

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“How the Losers Love What’s Lost”

Patrick Ryan Frank, Spring 2014 Thornton Writer-in-Residence, will read from his work March 19.

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LC Theatre presents "Woyzeck"

"Woyzeck" is a dark play, but LC students hope it will help shine a light on Syria.

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English professor visits from China

Meihong Jiang, visiting professor from Foshan University in China, is thrilled to be in an English-speaking country.

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Nature as art

Nick Shelton’s love of wildlife and nature shows up in his artwork.

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Early learning makes a difference

Each Tuesday morning two- to five-year-olds rush through the door in Brewer Townhouse for play.

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James Robertson to speak on Civil War

Dr. James I. Robertson Jr. will speak on "The postwar lives of Civil War soldiers" on Feb. 25.

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Kallet to discuss poetry

Poet Marilyn Kallet will discuss her latest book and do a reading Feb. 24.

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Dr. Goff explains the physics of the Olympics

How can Olympic skaters and skiers do the impossible? Dr. John Eric Goff explains.

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Former mayor of Rochester to speak

William A. Johnson Jr., former mayor of Rochester, N.Y,, will speak on "The Resilience of the African American Male."

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A "Green" poetry reading

Leah Naomi Green will read from her nature poetry on Monday, Feb. 17.

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Civil rights and cultural memory

Dr. David Magill will speak on "Representing Civil Rights and the Politics of Cultural Memory" at 6 p.m. today.

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

LC will focus on eating disorders throughout the week of Feb. 3-7.

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Dr. Eaton to address energy independence

Dr. Greg Eaton will speak on energy independence on Feb. 6 at the Lynchburg Public Library.

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Black History Month

LC will be having a variety of events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month.

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Athletic director to retire

After 35 years at LC, Dr. Jack Toms announced that he will retire this summer.

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Former religion professor honored

Dr. Joe Nelson, professor emeritus of religious studies, is honored for 42 years of service.

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LC to get electricity from landfill gas

LC is among the first colleges in Virginia to get renewable electricity from landfill gas.

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La música Andalusía

La música Andalusía is the subject of the Olin lecture/concert on Thursday, Jan. 30.

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LC's peer mentoring without peer

Connections and Link Leaders have been featured at national and regional conferences.

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LC to offer Physician Assistant Medicine degree

LC to offer Physician Assistant Medicine degree.

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Annual MLK Celebration set

LC’s Annual MLK Celebration will feature guest speaker Rhonda Fuller Turner ’94.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, July 25, 2014
1 p.m. Get Acquainted Day: July 25
Monday, July 28, 2014 to Saturday, August 2, 2014
Virginia Private College Week
Friday, August 8, 2014
1 p.m. Get Acquainted Day: August 8
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
4:30 p.m. Graduate studies information session
Thursday, August 21, 2014
First Day of Class

LC in the News

A study of the College Lake Dam is underway. Check out The News & Advance article and coverage on WDBJ-7.

Dr. Eric Goff was interviewed by The Chronicle of Higher Education on his cool academic job on NPR's Morning Edition about the Brazuca ball being used in the World Cup. He was also  quoted in The Wall Street Journal about early play in the World Cup and wrote a piece on the Brazuca soccer ball for Live Mint, a newspaper in New Delhi, India with an affiliation with The Wall Street Journal.

Dr. Clifton Potter reprises the Civil War Battle of Lynchburg on LC's campus in The News & Advance.

Charley Butcher warns parents about phone apps on WSET.

Dr. Brian Crim, associate professor of history, talks about the grim prospects in Iraq on WSET.

LC alumna Charlotte Arbogast '10 is the new dementia coordinator for the state and spoke at the Annual Conference on Aging. Check out The News & Advance.

Dr. Kim McCabe was quoted extensively in this page 1 story on human trafficking in The News & Advance.

Dr. Joe Turek is quoted in the June issue of Virginia Business magazine on the value of classroom education for MBA programs.

The Beard Center's Annual Conference on Aging draws 400 participants. Read about it in The News & Advance.

The 2014 Commencement is featured in The News & Advance.

The Annual Mini-Economy Regional Market Day is featured in The News & Advance.

A Play Group at LC to help preschoolers with developmental delays is featured in The News & Advance.

Thornton Writer-in-Residence Patrick Ryan Frank is featured in The News & Advance.

LC students raised $22,558 for St. Baldrick's. Check out coverage: WSET and The News & Advance.

President Kenneth Garren receives one of Lynchburg's Mayor's Awards of Excellence.

Nina Salmon is quoted in a New York Times story on Anne Spencer.

LC is among the first colleges in Virginia to get 100 percent renewable electricity: WVTF, WDBJ7, The News & Advance