Alyssa Gundel ’22 says she has long been “fascinated with the idea that some of the smallest components of life can come together to create a fully functioning organism” and “always knew I wanted to make an impact on someone in the world.”
Rachel Garnett ’22 won an honorable mention for her essay “Roots” in The Virginia Outdoor Writers Association’s Collegiate Essay Competition.
The nation’s top osteopathic surgery resident for 2019 is a Lynchburg chemistry graduate and former Lynchburg EMS volunteer. Dr. Tim Wolff ’09 is now beginning the fourth year of his surgical residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The American Osteopathic Foundation and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons recently named him the 2019 Outstanding […]
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Lynchburg a $1.4 million grant to help prepare science and math teachers who can reach more students. The grant, part of the NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship Program, will provide scholarship money and institutional support for 22 undergraduate students who will major in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental […]
The statistics are hard to ignore. “Statistician” is among the fastest growing occupations in the country — with a projected growth of 33 percent over the next decade — and the job commands a significant salary, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Meanwhile, University of Lynchburg students have been expressing an increased interest in […]
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 […]