For years, the University of Lynchburg has offered students with shared interests — athletics, academics, clubs, etc. — the opportunity to live together in what it calls Special Interest Housing. Recently, Courtney Kelsey, assistant director of housing and residence life, started thinking about how the experience could be better and more purposeful.
Alyssa Gundel ’22 says she has long been “fascinated with the idea that some of the smallest components of life can come together to create a fully functioning organism” and “always knew I wanted to make an impact on someone in the world.”
Abigael Lyons ’21 aced math early, so she didn’t need to take any math courses during her sophomore year. Instead, she tutored other students in calculus and algebra.
Dr. Thomas Nicely, a retired Lynchburg professor who famously discovered a Pentium computer chip error and invented a popular football board game, died Wednesday, September 11, 2019, as a result of injuries sustained in a recent car accident. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 5, in Snidow Chapel at the […]
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 […]
Physics major and Westover Honors student Nick Savino ’19 will spend the summer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in Tennessee, as part of an internship he got through the U.S. Department of Energy. For 10 weeks, he’ll work with scientists and other undergraduate researchers at the lab, which was founded as part of the Manhattan Project in 1943.
The statistics are hard to ignore. “Statistician” is among the fastest growing occupations in the country — with a projected growth of 33 percent over the next decade — and the job commands a significant salary, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Meanwhile, University of Lynchburg students have been expressing an increased interest in […]
Emily Horton ’18 said she “cried a little” when she found out that she’d been selected the 2017 Sommerville Scholar. The annual award, given since 1965 in memory of former professor Richard Clarke Sommerville, is the most prestigious academic accolade presented at Lynchburg.
Over the past few years at Lynchburg College, Kiana has pursued many opportunities to work one-on-one with children and help them grasp addition, subtraction, and other mathematical concepts. When she graduates this spring and begins her teaching career, she will have significant experience behind her.
Chad Hobson ’17 and Zach Betterton ’17 spent last semester building one device after another: a traffic light with a button pedestrians can push for a safe crossing. A fan that can make a golf ball hover at a steady height. A set of sensors that graph real-time temperature data on a computer screen. The crowning achievement […]