Hobbs-Sigler Hall and the sciences at the University of Lynchburg got a boost late last year when Thomas E. Chandler ’59 donated $100,000. The money will go toward further renovations planned this summer.
Soon, students and faculty and musicians from the surrounding community will dust off their cowboy boots, don their dusters, and gallop onstage for the University of Lynchburg’s annual “Night at the Movies” concert, “The Western Frontier: Cowboys on the Silver Screen.”
This past fall, for the first time in its history, the University of Lynchburg’s Sigma Pi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. had seven members — the same number of African American college men who founded the national fraternity at Cornell University in 1906.
The newest exhibition at the Daura Gallery highlights geometry in art and emphasizes the ongoing influence of Islamic art, science, and philosophy. “Geometric Aljamía: a Cultural Transliteration” will open with a reception at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 21. The curators, Reni Gower and Jorge Benitez, will attend the reception. The exhibition includes numerous hand cut […]
The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges Ethics Bowl will honor University of Lynchburg President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, a longtime co-chair of the VFIC’s Ethics Bowl Committee, in the 2020 Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl. The University of Lynchburg will host the annual competition on February 9 and 10. The Sunday night dinner for contestants will […]
The University of Lynchburg will celebrate the life and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 6 p.m. Monday, January 20, in Snidow Chapel, with a dramatic performance and reflections on the civil rights leader’s life. The performance imagines a “meeting of the minds” between King and Malcolm X — two men with very […]
Red skies at night mean sailor’s delight — or do they? A University of Lynchburg environmental science professor will reveal what science says about weather folklore in a talk later this month. Dr. Dave Perault will present “From Wooly Worms to Real-Time Radar: How Far Have We Come?” at 7 p.m. Friday, January 24, in […]
After two years of practicing life as a European diplomat, Wendy Borkoski ’20 wants to make it real. In November, Borkoski represented Brigitte Bierlein, the first female chancellor of Austria, in the Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation in Washington, D.C. She sat on the mock European Council, gave a couple of speeches, and represented Austria’s stake […]
Dr. Robert L. Canida II has been named the University of Lynchburg’s new diversity and inclusion officer. A highly respected academic, administrator, and advocate for diversity and inclusion, Canida joined the Office of Equity and Inclusion earlier this week.
Who is rising in “The Rise of Skywalker”? Who is the most pivotal character in the Star Wars saga? Three Lynchburg Star Wars fans sat down with A Smarter U to talk about the new Star Wars movie, the expansion of the Star Wars universe with “The Mandalorian,” and more.