The University of Lynchburg’s 2024 Summer Scholars Institute will take place on campus from June 16-21. The weeklong, hands-on college prep course offers four exciting tracks for rising ninth-through-12th graders interested in the health sciences, security studies, cultural history and archaeology, or entrepreneurship.
History majors and archaeology minors Haley Sabolcik ’23 and Emma Coffey ’23 made a big impression last month at the Archaeological Society of Virginia’s annual conference in Williamsburg, Virginia.
The University of Lynchburg will host two history seminars this fall, one focusing on archaeology at Historic Sandusky and the other on wolf eradication in the U.S. and Finland.
Halfway through his summer archaeology field school in Maryland, Luke Wyatt ’25 had a bit of an epiphany. “I was not expecting to enjoy the actual field work and excavation as much as I have,” the liberal studies major said in June.
Amanda Niebur ’24 didn’t know what she was getting into when she volunteered to participate in an archaeology dig at Historic Sandusky, a house museum owned and operated by the University of Lynchburg.
Ashani Parker ’21, this year’s Sommerville Scholar winner, uses a multidisciplinary approach to education, one that matches the award’s namesake who taught psychology, philosophy, and education.
University of Lynchburg students started a new archaeological dig at Historic Sandusky Saturday. The students worked along with archaeologists from Hurt & Proffitt, an engineering firm with a lab at Sandusky, and history professors. With the new dig, they are looking for the lost smokehouse that once served the historic home but was demolished long ago.
When environmental science major Saba Iqbal ’19 is not in classes, she spends most of her time in an archaeology laboratory, cleaning, photographing, and filing artifacts found on the grounds of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, the personal retreat of the third U.S. president, Thomas Jefferson.
LC students and alumni recently used their knowledge and skills to develop a program that helped children experience how archaeology reveals information about people and events from the past. The program began with an orientation […]
Digging in the soil outside Historic Sandusky has been like digging for buried treasure, even though the artifacts LC students unearthed this year would not sell for much online. “It’s still […]