American Sign Language, offered for the first time at the University of Lynchburg, was such a popular selection as students registered for their fall classes this past spring, that a third section of the introductory class, ASL 101, was added.
The University of Lynchburg will launch a new minor this fall: medical humanities. The 18-hour program, developed by a team of faculty from across the academic disciplines, bridges the humanities and health sciences in a way not previously done at Lynchburg.
Clover Leep ’22 got her first cell phone, a “slide phone,” in fourth grade. Destiny Davis ’23 got hers for kindergarten graduation. This spring, the two students examined their relationships with technology as part of a new class at the University of Lynchburg, “Humans vs. Robots: A Survival Guide.”
This semester, many freshmen are taking their first-year seminar DELL courses. Some courses deal with hate speech and symbols, others go over what’s Mexican about Mexican food, and some teach students about fly fishing.