University of Lynchburg shakes up William Shakespeare, Steampunk-style, with its production of The Bard’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opening Thursday, October 5, in Dillard Theatre. Lynchburg’s take on the classic comedy/fantasy has been described as “Victorian Steampunk with shades of Middle Earth.” “Our designers went wild with it. They loved it,” theatre professor Jeff Wittman […]
As an executive producer for the Nat Geo WILD cable channel, Ted Duvall ‘83 is a storyteller. He’s in charge of “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” a reality show about a Danish veterinarian in Michigan. In addition to managing the budget and the crew, he also helps refine the focus on the most compelling aspects of […]
A new exhibition at University of Lynchburg is giving new attention to artwork by students and alumni — and some cash to the artists. “First Impressions” contains prints made in printmaking classes in recent years. Art professor Beverly Rhoads curated the exhibition in the lower Daura Gallery lobby to show off her students’ work but […]
The award recognizes Aaron Smith as someone whose career and life are worthy of emulation, with the goal of increasing the pool of professionals working to solve medical, technological, and societal problems. “Those of us who see Aaron interact with students, community members, and his family know that he is a role model, and I am pleased that Minority Access recognizes him, too,” said Lynchburg College President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren.
Just five years after earning her communication studies degree from Lynchburg, Kara Swankowski ’12 helped in the investigation of a DEA agent. Her efforts resulted in her earning the Collaboration Award from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General.
This summer, Emily Yinger ’19 has watched history in the making and helped report it to the world. As an intern for two television stations in Pennsylvania, she has worked alongside news reporters covering breaking news, crime, politics, and more. WGAL, an NBC affiliate, assigned her to work with a team that covered the Bill […]
Laurie Cassidy ’02 has seen many exhibitions come and go at the Daura Gallery. Now, she has created one of her own. Ghosts opened in the Daura Gallery on June 1, and it will be displayed until the end of the month. Laurie, the administrative assistant for the gallery as well as the art and […]
Anna Wehr ’17 pulled from all of her talents and passions to produce a stage show for her senior project this spring. As a theatre major with a performance emphasis, Anna wrote, directed, produced, and performed in The Great American Songbook, a cabaret-style performance of songs from American musicals by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and […]
University of Lynchburg graphic design student Amanda George ’17 won an American Advertising Award (ADDY) on March 4 in Roanoke, Virginia at the Western Virginia Advertising Awards gala. This is the second year in a row that Amanda has won an ADDY. This year’s gala was themed “Ads Against Humanity,” a play off of the […]
A British diplomat will discuss the realities of the post-Brexit world in a public lecture at University of Lynchburg this week. David Riley, from the British Embassy in Washington, D.C., will present the talk on March 23 at 4 p.m. in Hopwood Auditorium. With the United Kingdom set to begin the official process of exiting […]