Allyssa Compton ’21 recently spent the first spring break of her college career exploring the modern-day fame of her literary idol, Jane Austen. She is one of 13 students taking “Powers of Persuasion: Jane Austen’s Legacy,” a Westover Honors class taught by Dr. Beth Savage. In addition to reading and analyzing Austen’s books, from March […]
In the 1940s, Central Virginia folk artist Queena Stovall took painting lessons — albeit briefly — from Pierre Daura, chairman of University of Lynchburg’s art department from 1945 to 1946 and later the namesake of its Daura Gallery. Stovall, who didn’t start painting until she was 62 years old, was largely self-taught and had a […]
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. […]
Best known for his precise, physics-based predictions of the Tour de France, Dr. Eric Goff has started providing physics commentary on NFL games for a show on the TuneIn internet radio network. His next appearance on 1st and Goal will be Sunday, October 22.
While visiting Lynchburg College on October 16 and 17, famed anthropologist Dr. William bass gave a public lecture, visited a few classes, and met with students and faculty members at Historic Sandusky and the Graduate Health Sciences building.
A peace pole that University of Lynchburg unveiled Thursday is a symbol of hope for peace in the future. But it also stands as a testament to the commitment and example of Anne Gibbons. The Spiritual Life Center staff planned the event as a way to surprise Gibbons and celebrate her 30th anniversary with University […]
Lynchburg College students in business, finance, and economics programs now have a Bloomberg Terminal, which puts cutting-edge financial data at their fingertips. Meanwhile, they’re managing the investment of $100,000 from the Lynchburg College endowment, giving them hands-on skills and the experience of dealing with real markets. Two recent graduates say the experience has already helped their careers.
Every other summer, Lynchburg College students accompany Brooke Haiar on a trip to Wyoming to dig up dinosaur bones no one has seen before. Scientists from the Virginia Museum of Natural History visit Lynchburg occasionally to work on research with the students.
While teaching and serving women and children in Africa this summer, the University of Lynchburg women’s soccer team rediscovered what one team member called “the heart of soccer” and “the heart of humanity.” The team traveled to Uganda and Kenya with the Sports Outreach Institute, a sports ministry committed to reducing human suffering. Along with […]
Students praise University of Lynchburg for its welcoming atmosphere, dedicated professors, and vibrant campus life in “The Best 382 Colleges,” the 2018 edition of The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide. University of Lynchburg is one of only 16 Virginia colleges and universities featured in the book, which went on sale today. The book includes about […]