An upcoming workshop will support Lynchburg organizations in helping families build stronger relationships, with the long-term goal of reducing poverty.
Dr. Owen Cardwell will open the Spring 2020 University Lecture Series with a discussion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Beloved Community.”
Valentine’s Day was started to honor a slain saint, but also to replace a pagan tradition celebrating the coming spring. In this episode of A Smarter U, host Hannah Belayachi talks with professors Stephen Dawson (religious studies) and Virginia Cylke (psychology) to delve into the history.
Brian Ko ’19 DMSc couldn’t believe he was getting an Emmy. “I thought it was a joke, all the way up until we walked the red carpet,” he said. Ko and Kyle Vivo ’19 DMSc are physician assistants for the Los Angeles County Jail. In 2018, they had prominent roles in a film about the […]
Frankenstien, zombies, hover cars, leadership, and College Lake. These are just some of the subjects that speakers will talk about in the University of Lynchburg Senior Symposium Lecture Series this spring. The theme for this semester is “The Clarity of Hindsight,” with categories including technology, identity, and the environment. Seniors supplement the lecture topics by […]
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 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 highlight Garren […]
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 […]