The week before the start of classes, on Friday, August 17, about 225 University of Lynchburg students gathered for the 8th-annual John G. Eccles Leadership Summit.
The Lynchburg News & Advance recently told the story of a former high school sprinter whose life is literally getting back on track, thanks in part to students and faculty from University of Lynchburg’s physical therapy program. You can read the story here.
University of Lynchburg is ranked No. 12 in “Best-Run Colleges,” according to the 2019 edition of The Princeton Review’s college guide, The Best 384 Colleges. Lynchburg was one of only two Virginia institutions on the “Best-Run” list. The Princeton Review, an education services company, selects institutions for The Best 384 Colleges based on data from […]
It’s a midsummer afternoon in a biology lab on the third floor of Hobbs-Sigler Hall and Mandy Larsen ‘19 is standing over a Petri dish full of termites. The tiny, off-white creatures are yellow-footed reticulated termites — Reticulitermes flavipes, to be exact — and Larsen has spent much of her summer trying to find out […]
A group of 13 students and three faculty members recently spent three weeks in Bolivia on a new study-abroad trip offered by the University of Lynchburg’s Criminology program. The opportunity was conceived by Criminology and Spanish faculty as an alternative to the England-Scotland study abroad.
Kyle Brumbaum ’19, a criminology major at University of Lynchburg, spent much of his summer break in North Carolina doing an internship with the Raleigh Police Department. During the two-month internship, Brumbaum explored various areas of law enforcement, from traffic enforcement to narcotics.
This week, University of Lynchburg physics professor and sports physicist Dr. John Eric Goff appeared on Playing with Science, a podcast on world-famous astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk radio network. Dr. Goff is a regular guest on the podcast. While the episode was a repeat, it included a new conversation with Dr. Goff about his 2018 […]
The first thing you hear when you walk into the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke is chirping. Lots of chirping. And alarms, which go off at 15- to 90-minute intervals and alert staff and volunteers that somebody needs to be fed. “I go home and I hear timers,” said Mary Spangler ’20, one of two University of Lynchburg students volunteering at the wildlife rehabilitation center this summer.
At the National Athletic Trainers’ Association 69th Clinical Symposium and AT Expo, held in New Orleans in June, recent Lynchburg graduate Briana Rexrode ’18 won a national award for best undergraduate research poster. Her project, conducted with Dr. Tom Bowman, assistant professor of athletic training at Lynchburg, looked at the effect that socioeconomic status has on baseline neurocognitive performance.
Over the past several weeks, University of Lynchburg physics professor Dr. John Eric Goff has been the go-to guy for reporters all over the world when it comes to the physics behind the Telstar 18 ball that’s being used at the 2018 World Cup soccer tournament in Russia.