Sixteenth-century England experienced a host of major changes all at once — King Henry VIII’s break with the Roman Catholic Church, a shift in land ownership, surveying technologies, mapping, and Shakespeare. Dr. Robin Bates will connect those changes in a lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, in Memorial Ballroom of Hall Campus Center. “Sixteenth […]
Earlier this month, Dr. Clifton Potter ’62 wrote a letter to mark an important anniversary. “On September 3, 1958, I walked onto the Lynchburg College campus, suitcase in hand, to begin the adventure that would change my life,” he wrote in the letter, which he handed to Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, president. “On this special […]
Dr. Autumn Dodge, assistant professor in the Lynchburg College School of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling, was part of a team of 28 literacy experts from across the United States that helped write, Standards for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals 2017.
The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges has selected Dr. Erin J. Friedman, an assistant professor of biology at University of Lynchburg, as the 2017 recipient of the H. Hiter Harris III Rising Star Award. She received the award on November 9 at the VFIC Annual Luncheon in Richmond, Virginia. The award recognizes Dr. Friedman for […]
Best known for his precise, physics-based predictions of the Tour de France, Dr. Eric Goff has started providing physics commentary on NFL games for a show on the TuneIn internet radio network. His next appearance on 1st and Goal will be Sunday, October 22.
University of Lynchburg English professor Dr. Robin Bates recently attended the World Shakespeare Congress as an invited delegate. The 10th annual worldwide conference on the life and works of William Shakespeare marked the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death and was held in two locations — Stratford-upon-Avon, his birthplace; and London, the city where he wrote and his […]
The online academic journal Religions recently published a paper co-authored by Dr. Sabita Manian, a professor of international relations at LC. Titled “Sensing Hinduism: Lucian-Indian Funeral Feast as Glocalized Ritual,” the paper relates Dr. Manian’s observations from a funerary feast she attended while in St. Lucia for research. One person she interviewed for the research invited her to […]
Charlotte Guynes, the director of University of Lynchburg’s new Masters in Public Health program, was at a local restaurant recently when she noticed someone was choking. She performed the Heimlich maneuver and then went back to her seat. To her, she was helping where she could. But to the family of the person she helped, she was […]
Dr. Ken West has taught at LC for 39 years. During that time, he wrote more than 1,400 newspaper columns in 28 years. With his retirement approaching, he looked back on his career and answered questions for University of Lynchburg Magazine. What was the best surprise of your career? How perfectly matched University of Lynchburg […]