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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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Upcoming Events

Monday, April 21, 2014 to Friday, April 25, 2014
Junior Open Houses: 4/21-4/25
Monday, April 21, 2014
12 p.m. Senior Symposium - 4/21
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
7:30 p.m. Film "The Lorax"
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7:30 p.m. Holocaust speaker: Rwandan Genocide
Thursday, April 24, 2014 to Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:30 a.m. April Concert Series - 4/24

LC in the News

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.

Dr. Joe Turek talks about the extreme poverty rate in Lynchburg and the bleak long-term economic outlook on WIQO's Morning Show.

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

Dr. Eric Goff is interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered and The Takeaway about the physics involved in Olympic feats.

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

Rosel Schewel is honored for all her many labors of love at Lynchburg College and beyond: The News & Advance.

Dr. Eric Goff says cold weather will impact drag on the football during the Super Bowl in these New York Metro and Smithsonian Magazine articles.

Dr. Jack Toms '69 announces his retirement as athletic director after 35 years at LC: The News & Advance, WSET.

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

Construction of LC's new Student Center is page one news in The News & Advance.

The Chandler Eco-Lodge opens its doors at Claytor Nature Study Center. Check the story in The News & Advance.

LC's Doctor of Physical Therapy program continues to support Wheels on the James for children with disabilities. Check out front page coverage in The News & Advance.

Deborah Blanchard weighs in on protecting a school's brand in The News & Advance.

Doug and Elaine Hadden Drysdale have pledged $3 million toward the Student Center. Check The News & Advance.

Lillian Likes It, a new play developed for LC students, is featured in The Burg.

LC's Hunger and Homelessness Week is covered by The News & Advance and WSET.

Haitian student Ancito Etienne '17 is profiled in The News & Advance.

Eddy Faulkner '14 inks a record deal and is interviewed by WSET.

Dr. John Eric Goff is quoted in Scientific American on the soccer video game FIFA 14.

Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, got her start at LC: WSET; The News & Advance.

Dr. Mike Solontoi was quoted extensively in this front page story on NASA's LADEE launch in The News & Advance.

President Kenneth Garren tackles the cost of a college education in this op-ed in Sunday's News & Advance.

LC is launching a new off-site program in St. Lucia, as described in this News & Advance article, which was picked up by the AP and The Washington Post.

All first-year students volunteer in the community as a way of getting to know their new home. Check TV coverage on WDBJ7 and WSET.