Visitors to the University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center will soon have access to digital maps of the property’s hiking trails, thanks to Maggie Kicklighter ’24 and a $1,200 grant from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.
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Every year, Dr. Jimmy Roux gives out awards — think senior superlatives — to the students who go with him to New Orleans for his annual spring break service-learning trip. They range from the more serious “NOLA Spirit Award” and “Service MVP” to the tongue-in-cheek “T-Mobile Customer of the Year” for a student who spent a lot of time texting.
Provost Dr. Allison Jablonski recognized the recipients of this year’s faculty awards at Friday’s Academic Awards Ceremony, which also featured the presentation of student academic awards.
A big grant from the National Science Foundation will send six students to Wyoming for free next summer to excavate a dinosaur from the Jurassic Period. The nearly $400,000 GeoPaths grant will fund up to 18 students over three years.