Ellen Druebbisch ‘21 is this year’s Robert L. Hill Distinguished Senior Award winner.
School of Sciences
When she was a first-year student at the University of Lynchburg, Ellen Druebbisch ’21 made a promise to herself. “I made a pact … to make the most out of my four years in college and to be as involved as I could be, so that’s what I did,” she said.
The University of Lynchburg this week became the first college or university in the commonwealth to achieve carbon neutrality. It’s a major step in a series of efforts the University has made in recent years to reduce its carbon footprint and increase its commitment to environmental sustainability.
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.”
Environmental science major Benjamin Heskett’s hydrology research at College Lake earned him an unexpected Virginia Academy of Science Undergraduate Research Award earlier this month.
Red skies at night mean sailor’s delight — or do they? A University of Lynchburg environmental science professor will reveal what science says about weather folklore in a talk later this month. Dr. Dave Perault will present “From Wooly Worms to Real-Time Radar: How Far Have We Come?” at 7 p.m. Friday, January 24, in […]
Dr. Will Briggs, an associate professor of computer science, has published his coding textbook titled “C++ for Lazy Programmers: Quick, Easy, and Fun C++ for Beginners.” Briggs finished the textbook while he was on sabbatical from the University of Lynchburg last fall. “I wrote this book because I wasn’t happy with any of the introductory […]
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. John Eric Goff admits that his knowledge of physics doesn’t make him the next Bruce Lee. But it does make him a master of the physical forces at work in martial arts. The University of Lynchburg professor’s new book, “The Physics of Krav Maga,” grapples with how the fighting system takes advantage of center of gravity, leverage, reaction times, and other principles he teaches in the classroom.
The James spinymussel is hard to find for a few reasons. For one, it’s endangered. Also, its small, yellowish-brown shell looks very much like a rock, according to Wrenn Cleary ’20. Last week, Cleary and other University of Lynchburg environmental science classmates waded into the Pedlar River, about 18 miles from campus, to look for […]