A group of students and faculty at University of Lynchburg recently published research that would help make student-athletes safer — and one student won a national research award in the process. Dr. Tom Bowman, a University of Lynchburg athletic training professor, has worked with students for several years to study head impacts in college soccer […]
University of Lynchburg will celebrate student achievement in the 20th annual Student Scholar Showcase on Wednesday, April 5. The showcase shines a light on the excellent academic work performed by students throughout the campus, regardless of topic or discipline. The event will feature 65 poster presentations and 73 oral presentations of research in different locations. […]
Over the past few years at Lynchburg College, Kiana has pursued many opportunities to work one-on-one with children and help them grasp addition, subtraction, and other mathematical concepts. When she graduates this spring and begins her teaching career, she will have significant experience behind her.
After creating a renowned exhibition about William Shakespeare and Jane Austen, Dr. Kristina Straub will come to University of Lynchburg to speak about how much fun she had. Dr. Straub will present “Curating Will & Jane, or, Humanities Scholarship Can be Fun” in the Hopwood Hall Auditorium on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. […]
Several Lynchburg College students are going beyond the history books to create a digital exhibition that will preserve documents for Historic Sandusky. The collection includes letters and diaries from a local Civil War-era family that have never been studied before. “You always hear about the battles and the big-name generals, but to read the letters and diaries of regular people who were actually there, and to see photographs that connect a face to their words, really makes it come alive.”
Dr. John Eric Goff has joined the regular cast of a new podcast that explains the science of sports. “Playing with Science” is “where geeks and jocks collide,” according to StarTalk’s announcement of the new podcast. The show features sports analyst Gary O’Reilly and comedian Chuck Nice as hosts, and Neil deGrasse Tyson is another recurring […]
Chad Hobson ’17 and Zach Betterton ’17 spent last semester building one device after another: a traffic light with a button pedestrians can push for a safe crossing. A fan that can make a golf ball hover at a steady height. A set of sensors that graph real-time temperature data on a computer screen. The crowning achievement […]
The Lynchburg College Board of Trustees has unanimously endorsed Vision 2020, an ambitious strategic plan that will guide the College as it expands undergraduate and graduate programs, updates facilities, and fosters engagement among alumni and friends. The primary goal of Vision 2020 is student engagement, which will be supported by enhancements to facilities and the development of a culture of philanthropy.
Shakespeare wrote that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet — but what about when it is being devoured by aphids? University of Lynchburg student Rebekah Grimes is conducting research to determine whether parasites impact a plant’s ability to attract pollinators through the aromas they release. Over the summer, she spent a […]
Music and tennis programs put University of Lynchburg on the map for Juan Borga ’20, but the challenge and opportunity of the Westover Honors program helped put it at the top of his list. Juan was the first-year speaker at the recent induction ceremony for the Westover Honors Program, which provides an in-depth, interdisciplinary curriculum for […]