Dylan Schumacher ’20 wants to be the U.S. Army’s “Best Warrior.” In March, the business administration major and sergeant first class in the U.S. Army Reserve was named “Noncommissioned Officer of the Year” at a brigade-level competition held at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Walt Disney World might be a common place to visit for spring break. But Nick Prechel ’22 and his fellow Westover Honors classmates enjoyed the experience as part of an academic project. Prechel, for example, was making observations about how people reacted to waiting in lines for rides and how their attitudes changed based on […]
The Richmond-based jazz quintet Solver will bring its music to the University of Lynchburg for a concert honoring the founder of the University’s first concert band next weekend. Solver will play at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in Memorial Ballroom in Hall Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public. Solver is […]
When Mitchell Kohlhaas looks back on the service-learning trip to Guatemala that he and a team from the University of Lynchburg’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program took over spring break, he sees a series of small miracles.
https://www.lynchburg.edu/wp-content/uploads/general/A-Smarter-U-Episode-2-How-Does-Music-Start-a-Revolution.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHow does music get front-row tickets to the revolution? From coded spiritual songs that guided slaves along the Underground Railroad to Ukrainian folk songs opposing Russian invasion, music has played a role in uniting people and inspiring protest. Dr. Lindsay Michie saw this […]
The University of Lynchburg will provide doctoral-level education to faculty members at a Chinese technology institute beginning in 2020. Dr. Sally Selden, provost, signed an agreement with Dr. Ziaofeng Wei, president of Suzhou Chien-Shiung Institute of Technology in Suzhou, China, on Monday. In January 2020, 30 SCSIT faculty members will enroll in the University of […]
A 20-year veteran of the U.S. Marshals Service will present “Understanding the Terrorist Planning Cycle” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in Hopwood Auditorium at the University of Lynchburg. Clay Edwards is the director of security training for DSA Detection, a company that provides products and training for detecting explosives. He is finishing his PhD […]
Craig Close ’19, an economics major and Westover Honors student from Fredericksburg, Virginia, shared research from his senior thesis at the 45th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, held February 28 through March 2 in New York City.
When Hobbs Hall opened 60 years ago, there was a mock nuclear reactor control room in the basement. It was off limits to almost everyone on campus. At the time, Dr. Shirley Rosser ’40, a legendary Lynchburg College physics professor, was teaching nuclear physics to a group of sailors who would soon begin driving the […]
University of Lynchburg students can take advantage of three new residential learning communities opening in Fall 2019. The new learning communities — Spirituality, Wellness and Mindfulness; Dimensions of Diversity; and one for the Westover Honors College — will allow students to live nearby others with similar interests and participate in co-curricular programs together.