After more than two years of planning and design, the City of Lynchburg today announced details of the College Lake Dam Removal Project. In partnership with the University of Lynchburg, the City of Lynchburg Department of Water Resources will hold a virtual town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.
How do scientists and public health officials use maps to show and analyze the spread of infectious diseases? What techniques do researchers use to assess trends and predict hotspots? And how is your locality doing in flattening the curve?
Dr. Meghan McGuire, an assistant professor of English at the University of Lynchburg, has launched “Writers Recycle,” an on-campus initiative to recycle used writing instruments. Through the program, used mechanical and wooden pencils, and pens, markers, highlighters, and their caps will be collected and recycled.
Red skies at night mean sailor’s delight — or do they? A University of Lynchburg environmental science professor will reveal what science says about weather folklore in a talk later this month. Dr. Dave Perault will present “From Wooly Worms to Real-Time Radar: How Far Have We Come?” at 7 p.m. Friday, January 24, in […]
Lynchburg men’s lacrosse coach Steve Koudelka has a special T-shirt hanging on the back of his office door. “GET TOUGH” it reads in large letters. In the center is a block L and the number 31. “Get tough” was the advice Ryan Beale ’13 often gave to his lacrosse teammates, and 31 was his jersey […]
The James spinymussel is hard to find for a few reasons. For one, it’s endangered. Also, its small, yellowish-brown shell looks very much like a rock, according to Wrenn Cleary ’20. Last week, Cleary and other University of Lynchburg environmental science classmates waded into the Pedlar River, about 18 miles from campus, to look for […]
Dr. Tom Shahady, a University of Lynchburg environmental science professor, was on several radio stations in the Northeast last week talking about water quality in Costa Rica. His work was featured on “The Academic Minute,” a daily program that highlights the research of college and university professors. The show airs on WAMC, a public radio […]
By Bryan Gentry To see use the interactive history maps at Historic Sandusky, visit historicsandusky.org/lynchburg-history-map. On Lynchburg’s bloodiest days in the Civil War, Confederate soldiers marched uphill from the downtown area to drive back invading Union troops. On the second day of the Battle of Lynchburg in June 1864, the troops fought in and around […]
It was a gorgeous day to be on Leesville Lake — the thermometer read in the low 80s, and the sky was clear. A motorboat zipped out onto the lake not far from the dam. When it paused, Ethan Batchelor ’20 looked below the surface. The University of Lynchburg environmental science major dunked a tube […]
Two University of Lynchburg professors have their creative writing published in a new collection of nature writing. “Mountains Piled upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene” features poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction by nearly 50 writers. It includes a poem by English professor Dr. Laura Long and an essay by environmental science professor Dr. […]