This spring, theatre professor Christopher Otwell is teaching students how to do this in a 3D printing class, offered for the first time at Lynchburg. Using open-source software, including Tinkercad and Simplify3D, Otwell’s five students — all theatre majors — are learning to make things with the department’s MakerGear M2 3D printer.
Lynchburg College will expand its service-focused Bonner Leader Program to a four-year program in the fall of 2018. The expansion will increase the total amount of time Bonner students spend in service activities, impacting the students as well as the community.
A new art exhibition at University of Lynchburg shines a spotlight on excellent high school artists in Central Virginia. The show includes 53 works of art from students at eight regional high schools. The art includes images of animals, people, cityscapes, landscapes, and more, in media including sculpture, oil on plexiglass, and encaustic. The artists […]
A C-SPAN Cities Tour crew is spending the week in Lynchburg, and Lynchburg College will come up in a couple of segments that will air the weekend of February 17-18. Meanwhile, one C-SPAN producer took time to speak with students from several classes about life in the television journalism industry and how to use C-SPAN video libraries for research.
A group from University of Lynchburg’s physician assistant medicine program recently spent a week providing medical care to more than 400 people in the Dominican Republic. In their third-annual medical mission in the Caribbean nation, about 35 students helped patients with issues both minor and major — everything from common viral infections to severe dehydration. […]
Ada Hutter’s diary and its unique glimpse of Civil War history is fading fast, but Lynchburg College students and Historic Sandusky staff could receive grant money to conserve the diary thanks to an online contest with public voting. Visit www.vatop10artifacts.org to vote daily from January 15 through January 24.
Lynchburg nursing, PA, and DPT students work together in healthcare simulations, part of an interprofessional education program designed to make sure future clinicians can work together seamlessly and provide better patient outcomes. Future collaborations between these programs will involve students in athletic training, mental health, and special education and involve community service, seminars, and clinical experiences.
University of Lynchburg has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017-2019, recognizing the excellence of its iON Nursing program. The iON nursing program integrates iPad and other Apple technology into classrooms, simulations, and clinical settings. Launched in 2014, iON Nursing has fostered innovation, problem solving, and critical thinking in nurse education at Lynchburg. […]
As an executive producer for the Nat Geo WILD cable channel, Ted Duvall ‘83 is a storyteller. He’s in charge of “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” a reality show about a Danish veterinarian in Michigan. In addition to managing the budget and the crew, he also helps refine the focus on the most compelling aspects of […]
Two University of Lynchburg art alumni recently worked with each other, and artists of all experience levels in Lynchburg, to create a community art project at Get Downtown, a Lynchburg street festival. Stephen Kissel ’09, a graphic design major, organized the project with Christina Ball ’15, a studio art major. They also partnered with local […]