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.
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 […]
Emily Horton plans to spend part of her summer working on research about human emotions thanks to a competitive Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. Emily will spend about two months at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where scientists are studying emotion using data recorded about the facial expressions research subjects made while watching films. A […]
Ryan Connors ’16 began his senior year with one important item checked off on his to-do list: Find a job. Ryan recently completed a summer internship with BlackRock, a well-known financial management firm. A few days later, the company offered him a job on its financial analyst team. He knew that BlackRock likes to hire […]
Alyson Black ’16 lives to learn. She reads constantly. She asks questions and seeks out the answers. Lately, she has spent a lot of time in a chemistry lab exploring the way some molecules in the human immune system respond to E. coli. Grades are a nice result of all this work, but they are […]
LC is hosting a two-day workshop June 14-15 for about 100 area fourth- and fifth-grade teachers and administrators thanks to a Virginia Department of Education Math/Science Partnership Grant.
LC’s Graduate Studies and Donovan Media Development Center have teamed up with Sweet Briar College for the collaborative grade school curriculum development project.
“When it comes to saving electricity and water, everyone wins.” That’s the crux of a national “green” contest beginning this week, according to graduate assistant Rachel Montgomery, who is organizing student efforts to compete against colleges nationwide.
The Energy Efficiency Expo (e3) will be at LC on Saturday, March 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall. The e3 is a public forum to learn about cost-saving tips and ways to reduce your energy bill.