The newest exhibition at the Daura Gallery highlights geometry in art and emphasizes the ongoing influence of Islamic art, science, and philosophy. “Geometric Aljamía: a Cultural Transliteration” will open with a reception at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 21. The curators, Reni Gower and Jorge Benitez, will attend the reception. The exhibition includes numerous hand cut […]
The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges Ethics Bowl will honor University of Lynchburg President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, a longtime co-chair of the VFIC’s Ethics Bowl Committee, in the 2020 Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl. The University of Lynchburg will host the annual competition on February 9 and 10. The Sunday night dinner for contestants will […]
The University of Lynchburg will celebrate the life and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 6 p.m. Monday, January 20, in Snidow Chapel, with a dramatic performance and reflections on the civil rights leader’s life. The performance imagines a “meeting of the minds” between King and Malcolm X — two men with very […]
Red skies at night mean sailor’s delight — or do they? A University of Lynchburg environmental science professor will reveal what science says about weather folklore in a talk later this month. Dr. Dave Perault will present “From Wooly Worms to Real-Time Radar: How Far Have We Come?” at 7 p.m. Friday, January 24, in […]
After two years of practicing life as a European diplomat, Wendy Borkoski ’20 wants to make it real. In November, Borkoski represented Brigitte Bierlein, the first female chancellor of Austria, in the Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation in Washington, D.C. She sat on the mock European Council, gave a couple of speeches, and represented Austria’s stake […]
Who is rising in “The Rise of Skywalker”? Who is the most pivotal character in the Star Wars saga? Three Lynchburg Star Wars fans sat down with A Smarter U to talk about the new Star Wars movie, the expansion of the Star Wars universe with “The Mandalorian,” and more.
The University of Lynchburg and the City of Lynchburg announced today that plans to remove College Lake dam are moving forward. The engineering firm AECOM has begun a study to identify the best options for removing the dam and restoring the lake bed, which the University owns, into a thriving ecosystem. Read the announcement here. […]
Here’s a little holiday cheer from Curtain Call, the University of Lynchburg’s musical theatre ensemble. The group collaborated with videographer Tim Russon to create this video to wish the entire Lynchburg family a happy holiday season. While you’re here, enjoy a few photos from the traditional tree lighting and caroling. Video credits Performing Members […]
Halina Peabody was a young girl when World War II and the German occupation of Poland turned her life upside down. Her father was imprisoned. She and her mother had to hide their Jewish identity and rely on inner strength, courage, and the compassion of others to survive. She joined host Hannah Belayachi and history professor Dr. Brian Crim to share the human side of what history students learn about the podcast.
It’s Thank-a-Donor Day at the University of Lynchburg. We’re grateful to everyone who has helped us and our students by making a gift to the University of Lynchburg. Every gift makes a difference! Enjoy this video as a token of our gratitude.