It’s been a year of challenges, but also blessings. One such blessing came in the form of a $167,592 grant from the National Science Foundation to support “data and security infrastructure improvements to advance biological research” at the University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center.
Professor of Biology and Environmental Science 434.544.8364 firstname.lastname@example.org Experience I am particularly interested in aquatic systems and have worked in marine systems in Jamaica, San Salvador (Bahamas), Mexico, Hawaii, North Carolina, Virginia, and New England. I have also explored numerous freshwater lakes, streams, and rivers locally in Virginia and elsewhere, including: Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Mississippi, […]
Lynchburg began its 2020 academic year on Tuesday in a hybrid format, streaming live from a socially distanced Snidow Chapel. Across campus, student groups watched remotely as the University’s 11th president, Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar, welcomed new and returning Hornets in her inaugural Convocation address. Morrison-Shetlar said she hoped her remarks would “open the first of […]
Each year, the Westover Honors College recognizes fellows who have achieved excellence in their senior research projects. This year was no exception.
When Samah Rash ’19 received the email that she had won the 2019 Robert L. Hill Distinguished Senior Award she ran down the halls of Hobbs-Sigler looking for someone to share the news with.
It’s a midsummer afternoon in a biology lab on the third floor of Hobbs-Sigler Hall and Mandy Larsen ‘19 is standing over a Petri dish full of termites. The tiny, off-white creatures are yellow-footed reticulated termites — Reticulitermes flavipes, to be exact — and Larsen has spent much of her summer trying to find out […]
Catching pollinators on the purple fringeless orchid requires patience—and more patience. Just ask Tresa Scruggs ’16 and Phil Deyerle ’16. They spent part of their summer studying the flowers at University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Study, which is one of several sites scientists know for an abundance of the otherwise-rare Platanthera peramoena. After parking along […]
Dr. Allison Jablonski, a University of Lynchburg professor of biology and biomedical science, has been selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in a year-long Senior Leadership Academy. Dr. Jablonski is one of 28 mid-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected for the program, which is designed to prepare prospective leaders to […]
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science 434.544.8363 Styrsky.Jennifer@lynchburg.edu Experience 2014-present, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, University of Lynchburg 2011-2014, Adjunct Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, University of Lynchburg Post-Doctoral Fellow, Auburn University, Auburn, AL Adjunct Instructor, Southern Union State Community College, Opelika, AL Field biologist, U.S. Department of Defense (Panama), Illinois Natural History Survey (Illinois), […]