The University of Lynchburg has announced a new, interdisciplinary program. Starting in Fall 2020, students can major in Africana studies.
Quinton Coe ’20 has inspired a lot of students to follow his lead in serving others. In fact, his dedication to serving at the Boys and Girls Club of Central Virginia led dozens of students to volunteer more than 1,000 hours there.
This summer, Ashani Parker ’21 is fulfilling a dream of helping preserve endangered languages and cultures. She’s an intern at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in a program called Recovering Voices, which helps indigenous people preserve their native languages and cultures. Parker has wanted to work with this program for a long time. […]
Starting this fall, the University of Lynchburg will offer a minor in neuroscience. This addition to the School of Sciences comes after numerous students expressed an interest in having a more neuroscience-focused degree.
After she graduates from the University of Lynchburg this month with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Katie Roderick ’19 is headed to the University of Hawaii to pursue a PhD in behavioral neuroscience.
University of Lynchburg psychology majors took first- and second-place honors April 17 at an undergraduate research symposium hosted by Virginia Military Institute’s Center for Undergraduate Research.
The research psychology arm of the U.S. Navy has named a Lynchburg graduate for its 2018 Research Psychologist of the Year Award. Jenna Jewell ’10, a lieutenant in the Navy’s Medical Service Corps, was selected because of her research work with Navy Divers, collateral duties — she doubles as the public affairs officer for her […]
For Sykethia Findley ’19, who goes by the nickname “Keke,” going to South Korea was a dream come true. “Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine, ever since I found out what ‘study abroad’ meant,” Findley wrote in an application to the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, who awarded her a $2,000 Experiential Learning Scholarship for the trip.
There’s a phrase that’s become popular over the past two years, emblazoned on T-shirts and bumper stickers, and in the lexicon of strong-willed women everywhere: “Nevertheless, she persisted.” This phrase could be used to describe Meagan Collins, who will graduate Saturday with bachelor’s degrees in biomedical science and psychology.
In Lynchburg College’s Physiological Psychology Lab, the zebrafish are exercising. No, the striped, guppy-like fish aren’t doing step aerobics in tiny sneakers, but what they are doing is helping a team of researchers learn about the effects of exercise on anxiety.