University of Lynchburg will host Dr. Laura M. Pauca to speak at this year’s John M. Turner Lecture on Tuesday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. The lecture, titled, “Sex, Science, and the State: Encouraging U.S. Women in STEM, 1940-1980,” will be held in Memorial Ballroom in Hall Campus Center. This event is free and open to the public.
The University of Lynchburg Debate and Forensics Team took 15 trophies home from the Collegiate Forensics Association Southern Excursion Tournament, held February 8 and 9 in Gastonia, North Carolina.
The University of Lynchburg has launched the Master of Health Benefits Design, the first master’s degree program of its kind in the nation. The one-year, online program gives human resources professionals the expertise necessary to improve the quality of health care available to employees, while also helping reduce employer and employee health care costs.
Furniture from The Brill Company’s Pulse line has been selected for the University of Lynchburg’s new residence hall. The new residence hall, which will be ready for students in Fall 2019, replaces McWane Hall and is located alongside Shellenberger Field, between Freer and Shackelford halls.
University of Lynchburg assistant professor of Spanish and author Dr. Pedro Larrea will read from his work at the first Thornton Reading event of 2019. The reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, in the Sydnor Performance Hall in Schewel Hall.
Lawrence Ross, author of Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses, will speak at the University of Lynchburg on Wednesday, February 20. The talk, which begins at 6:30 p.m., will be held in Memorial Ballroom at Hall Campus Center. The event is open to the public and free.
The 2019 “Night at the Movies” concert will transport audiences into “The Wonderful World of Walt” — Walt Disney, that is. This year, the University of Lynchburg’s wind symphony, orchestra, and choral groups, will perform music from Disney favorites The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Miracle, and other films.
Virginia Commonwealth University Professor Dr. Andrew Chesnut will speak at this year’s Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture at the University of Lynchburg. The lecture, “How did the Mexican Skeleton Saint, Santa Muerte, become the fastest growing new religious movement in the West?” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, in Memorial Ballroom at Hall Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.
University of Lynchburg will present “Curtains,” a comical, musical murder mystery, February 28 through March 3 in the Dillard Fine Arts Center theatre.
Despite the winter weather, including at least two snow events, crews working on the new residence hall have made significant progress over the past six weeks or so. “They worked all through the break and didn’t appear to be impacted by inclement weather,” Kristen Cooper, director of housing and residence life, said. “They have been […]