Protect Yourself Tick season is here and the tick population and the many diseases ticks can carry are growing. To best protect yourself, check yourself often and stick to the center of trails. Wear light-colored clothing, including pants and long sleeves, and tuck your pants into white/light-colored socks. Use an insecticide to spray clothes and […]
It’s not every day that you’re disappointed by not finding a tick. Students in the University of Lynchburg Master of Public Health program recently went “tick dragging,” an activity that uses a cloth to pick up ticks that are hiding in vegetation. They are studying tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, as a part of […]
Two University of Lynchburg faculty members recently completed tours of Kazakhstan, where they provided training for educators, nonprofit leaders, and health care workers. The U.S. Department of State sent Erika Mork, an adjunct professor in the nonprofit leadership program, to the Asian country to teach workshops on grant writing and fundraising. The project came about […]
The first group of students going through LC’s Master of Public Health program helped residents of a local apartment complex live healthier with the help of simple exercises, healthy recipes, field trips, and a new garden.
Several Lynchburg College students will compete in an Aging 2.0 Global Startup Search on Thursday in hopes of winning seed money for a healthcare app. When they started developing the app at a recent event, they were invited to pitch the idea again.