Dr. Kim McCabe, a criminology professor at the University of Lynchburg, will present a talk to international law enforcement officials in Vienna, Austria, on January 18. Dr. McCabe is an internationally-known expert on the investigation and prevention of child abuse crimes. Her talk is part of a two-week “winter school” designed to “provide a deeper […]
The research psychology arm of the U.S. Navy has named a Lynchburg graduate for its 2018 Research Psychologist of the Year Award. Jenna Jewell ’10, a lieutenant in the Navy’s Medical Service Corps, was selected because of her research work with Navy Divers, collateral duties — she doubles as the public affairs officer for her […]
A group of 13 students and three faculty members recently spent three weeks in Bolivia on a new study-abroad trip offered by the University of Lynchburg’s Criminology program. The opportunity was conceived by Criminology and Spanish faculty as an alternative to the England-Scotland study abroad.
Kyle Brumbaum ’19, a criminology major at University of Lynchburg, spent much of his summer break in North Carolina doing an internship with the Raleigh Police Department. During the two-month internship, Brumbaum explored various areas of law enforcement, from traffic enforcement to narcotics.
In June, two Lynchburg College students are headed to Oaxaca, Mexico, under a new partnership announced this past spring between the College and the Universidad Autonoma Benito Juarez de Oaxaca (UABJO), a public university in Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico.
On February 7, the Virginia State Police brought a crime scene to life for criminology professor Dan Murphy’s Crime Scene Investigation class.
Toy Ayers Eagle ’13 was halfway to a nursing degree when she transferred to University of Lynchburg. But then criminology stole her heart. She signed up for one criminology class as an elective, but learning about the justice system, criminology theory, and high-profile court trials revived a longtime interest. “When I was younger I used […]
A new book by two University of Lynchburg professors provides parents and students with a comprehensive understanding of child abuse and the legal system. Dr. Kimberly McCabe, chair of the criminology department, authored Child Abuse: Today’s Issues with criminology instructor Daniel Murphy, a former police officer whose specialty included investigations of child abuse cases. The book […]
A group of Lynchburg College criminology students recently returned from a trip to England and Scotland. They learned about the criminal justice systems in those countries and compared them to the U.S. system.
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