Dr. Laura Henry-Stone, assistant professor of environmental studies and sustainability, and 12 students from her environmental studies capstone course helped plan and facilitate a climate change summit held Friday, April 13, at Randolph College. In addition to students and faculty from Lynchburg and Randolph colleges, those attending the Community Resilience Building Forum included representatives from […]
Every other summer, Lynchburg College students accompany Brooke Haiar on a trip to Wyoming to dig up dinosaur bones no one has seen before. Scientists from the Virginia Museum of Natural History visit Lynchburg occasionally to work on research with the students.
“Students graduating from college this year and in the next few years will have no greater challenge ahead of them than that of climate change and all of the associated environmental, social, and political impacts,” said Dr. Laura Henry-Stone, an environmental studies professor.
Lynchburg Living magazine chose Tyler Stephens ’19, a biology major from Suffolk, Virginia, for a monthly question-and-answer profile in its May/June issue. The issue hit the newsstands Monday, May 1. Tyler’s photography caught the eye of the magazine editor earlier this year thanks to his Instagram account, @tylerstephens_photography, which he frequently updates with new photos […]
Lynchburg College students are helping the urban farm Lynchburg Grows start a composting program. The public is invited to a composting workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 6, at Lynchburg Grows.
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 […]
Lynchburg College students recently dug up earthworms — and data — for a national study that will help biologists understand the nature of invasive species. They collected more than 100 earthworms and identified the species of each one.
As the storms finally abated, Dr. Tom Shahady spent some time at a nearby reservoir to examine the impact that the rain had on water quality and then explained his findings to the media.
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 […]
Ten University of Lynchburg students are exploring cities, villages, and the rainforest in Brazil to learn more about the challenges posed by construction and development. Along the way, they are providing service to people in Brazil. Dr. Marek Payerhin, LC political science professor, is leading the course “Battle for the Amazon.” The group left for Brazil […]