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.
What happens inside the skull when two people weighing well over 200 pounds collide at full speed? As the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams head to the Super Bowl, a physicist and an athletic trainer sat down to talk about the physics of the game and the science of concussions.
The Virginia Museum of Natural History has named Dr. Brooke Haiar the recipient of the 2019 Thomas Jefferson Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Natural Science Education. Dr. Haiar, an environmental science professor at the University of Lynchburg, will receive the award in a ceremony on March 21 at Natural Bridge State Park. The annual award […]
The University of Lynchburg will present an evening of music by Frédéric Chopin, as well as a lecture about his legacy, on Thursday, January 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall. “A Romantic Imagination: Frédéric Chopin, ‘The Poet of Keys’” will feature a talk by Dr. Cynthia Ramsey on Chopin’s fame in 19th-century Paris, […]
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 […]
Athletic training students from the University of Lynchburg were in Richmond this week to advocate for laws that would improve safety and health for athletes. They participated in the Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association “Hit the Hill” day, which brings the profession together to meet with representatives in the Virginia General Assembly. Students in the Master […]
Sixteenth-century England experienced a host of major changes all at once — King Henry VIII’s break with the Roman Catholic Church, a shift in land ownership, surveying technologies, mapping, and Shakespeare. Dr. Robin Bates will connect those changes in a lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, in Memorial Ballroom of Hall Campus Center. “Sixteenth […]
The University of Lynchburg Senior Symposium will tackle topics such as recognizing fake news, vaccination controversies, and the schism between digital worlds and reality in the Spring 2019 semester. The symposium will include nine public lectures on the theme of “Information and Misinformation: Media, Morality, Manipulation.” The series kicks off at noon Monday, January 28, […]
The University of Lynchburg will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with music, dance, and the spoken word on Monday, January 21, at 6 p.m. in Snidow Chapel. Dr. Owen Cardwell, a civil rights leader who serves as the University’s Rosel H. Schewel Distinguished Chair in Education, will give the keynote address […]