Dr. Adam Dean helped The Virginia Mercury, an online newspaper, examine and debunk several myths about slavery and the Civil War this week. Journalist Rex Springsteen wrote the article to address a wide range of incorrect ideas about slavery, including beliefs that are sometimes used to dismiss criticism of slavery. Dr. Dean is one of […]
Chris Blake ’19 cut his teeth on dental work with the help of two alumni during his senior year. The baseball player and biomedical science from Hartfield, Virginia, interned at Forest Dental Center with Dan and Vicky Yeager, two dentists from the Lynchburg College Class of 2008. Blake said a career in dentistry caught his […]
In late March, the University of Lynchburg sent a contingent to the National Model United Nations in New York City. Over the five-day event, the 17 students represented Estonia.
Donna Hemans, the inaugural Anne Spencer House Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, will present a reading at the University of Lynchburg at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in Hopwood Hall room 14. A complimentary reception will follow the reading, and copies of Heman’s novel, River Woman, will be available for purchase. […]
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Lynchburg a $1.4 million grant to help prepare science and math teachers who can reach more students. The grant, part of the NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship Program, will provide scholarship money and institutional support for 22 undergraduate students who will major in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental […]
Thirty University of Lynchburg students will embark to Vietnam and Cambodia this month to spend nearly four weeks exploring foreign culture and history. One of those students, Taylor Bopp ‘19, will make the trip with the help of a $1,000 Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society that recognizes top undergraduate and […]
University of Lynchburg history professor Dr. Brian Crim got a pleasant surprise when Smithsonian Magazine published a list of favorite books for 2018: one of his recent titles was on the list. The November 20 Smithsonian article books selected by Smithsonian Institute scholars. Our Germans: Project Paperclip and the National Security State was chosen by […]
Dr. Paul McClure’s Applied Sociology course is all about helping sociology students connect classroom ideas to community action. On Thursday, they got to sit down with three local leaders in community building movements and learn more about sociology in action.
University of Lynchburg student D’Andria Alston-Thomas ’19 decided to pursue a new adventure for her senior year. During the fall semester, she is studying at Fachhochschule Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences in Austria. It’s one of Lynchburg’s several partner universities around the world. Alston-Thomas is studying abroad to complete her bachelor’s degree in business administration […]
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 […]