Two recent Lynchburg College graduates are one step closer to their dreams of becoming pharmacists. Kierstin Reid and Jeff Brochetti will attend one of the nation’s top pharmacy schools, thanks to their experience in the chemistry department.
Shakespeare wrote that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet — but what about when it is being devoured by aphids? University of Lynchburg student Rebekah Grimes is conducting research to determine whether parasites impact a plant’s ability to attract pollinators through the aromas they release. Over the summer, she spent a […]
Fascinated by chemistry and biology, Dr. Price Blair spent most of his college career aiming to help invent and test new medicines. But along the way, he discovered a passion for teaching, too. When he finished his postdoctoral work at Harvard, he applied for pharmaceutical research jobs, but he also applied to teach at University […]
From spiders in Panama to a 3D-printed syringe pump, the Student Scholar Showcase on April 6 will highlight a variety of projects by more than 150 Lynchburg College students. This year’s showcase includes two poster presentation sessions — one in Memorial Ballroom at noon and one in the Flint Family Lobby of Schewel Hall at 4 p.m. Oral presentations will take place in Hopwood Auditorium, Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel room 231 and 232 throughout the day.
Alyson Black ’16 lives to learn. She reads constantly. She asks questions and seeks out the answers. Lately, she has spent a lot of time in a chemistry lab exploring the way some molecules in the human immune system respond to E. coli. Grades are a nice result of all this work, but they are […]
University of Lynchburg will rededicate its science building as the Thomas Gibson Hobbs and Julius A. Sigler Science Center at a reception on September 4 at 5 p.m. at the building’s front entrance. The building was previously named for T. Gibson Hobbs, a member of the Class of 1904 who served on College’s Board of […]
As soon as University of Lynchburg chemistry professor Dr. Samrat Thapa heard about the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook his home country, he called his parents, who still live in Nepal. Fortunately, they were safe. Dr. Thapa recently spoke with a reporter from the Lynchburg News & Advance to share the experience of trying to […]
Katarina “Katie” Stoffers ’15 spent 12 weeks this past summer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.
She worked in Division of Hemostasis and Thrombosis under the direction of Dr.
As a young girl, Karen Butler ’14 thought the periodic table was “the most fascinating thing in the world.” That early love for science stuck with Karen, who was recently named the 2014 Robert L.
Whether he’s pondering the chemical properties of molecules or studying federal court cases, Garrett Corless ’14 brings an inquisitive mind to the task, which contributed to his being named the 2014 Sommerville Scholar, the highest academic recognition awarded by the College.