A research paper by Rick Smallshaw ’24, a history major and Westover Honors Fellow at the University of Lynchburg, placed second this spring in the regional Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society paper competition.
Amanda Niebur ’24 didn’t know what she was getting into when she volunteered to participate in an archaeology dig at Historic Sandusky, a house museum owned and operated by the University of Lynchburg.
Summer school classes are available now for anyone looking to explore new interests or take a class they couldn’t fit into their schedule during the regular school year.
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.