Howard University history professor Ana Lucia Araujo has been selected to present at this year’s Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture.
A trip up to the attic at Cloverlea turned into finding hundreds of historical items that provide new insights into the life of its former residents.
As a Generation Xer growing up in the 1980s, Dr. Brian Crim watched lots of TV. At the same time, he also fell in love with books and history. Over the years, the author and self-described “news junkie” said he started to notice how some of his favorite TV shows were influenced by historical events.
Earlier this month, the University of Lynchburg lost another notable graduate. Norton Warren Hurd ’38 died at his home in Deltaville, Virginia, on Jan. 8 at the age of 104.
Ashani Parker ’21, this year’s Sommerville Scholar winner, uses a multidisciplinary approach to education, one that matches the award’s namesake who taught psychology, philosophy, and education.
John Garrison Marks ’10 first started thinking about what life was like for free Black people during the slavery era in a history class at the University of Lynchburg.
Dr. Frederick Douglass Opie, professor of history and foodways at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, will present the next John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.
“Why did the American Civil War happen?” is the subject of the first John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities of the 2020-21 academic year at the University of Lynchburg.
Business administration major Dylan Schumacher ’20 likes to reminisce about “the best six weeks” of his life. In March 2012, Schumacher and five of his “bateau brothers” embarked on the Marshall Expedition, a treacherous journey to retrace U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall’s famous 1812 water survey.
A historical marker that tells the story of African revolutionary John Chilembwe will be erected in Lynchburg this fall, thanks in great part to the efforts of a University of Lynchburg professor and one of her students.