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 […]
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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 *protected email* 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 […]
Director, Claytor Nature Study Center 434.544.8360 *protected email* Experience Dr. Greg Eaton is the director of the Claytor Nature Study Center of University of Lynchburg, and teaches in the Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, and Biology programs. He is a Board member of the Virginia Resource Use Education Council, which guides environmental education in the Commonwealth, […]
Assistant Professor of Biology 434.544.8526 *protected email*