Chris Blake ’19 cut his teeth on dental work with the help of two alumni during his senior year. The baseball player and biomedical science from Hartfield, Virginia, interned at Forest Dental Center with Dan and Vicky Yeager, two dentists from the Lynchburg College Class of 2008. Blake said a career in dentistry caught his […]
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Lynchburg a $1.4 million grant to help prepare science and math teachers who can reach more students. The grant, part of the NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship Program, will provide scholarship money and institutional support for 22 undergraduate students who will major in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental […]
Thirty University of Lynchburg students will embark to Vietnam and Cambodia this month to spend nearly four weeks exploring foreign culture and history. One of those students, Taylor Bopp ‘19, will make the trip with the help of a $1,000 Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society that recognizes top undergraduate and […]
If you don’t recognize Delia LoSapio ’19, it might be because she’s been a blur on campus over the past three and a half years. Between having her biomedical science major and three minors, playing goalie for the soccer team, serving as captain of the University’s EMS squad, being part of Westover Honors and six […]
With golf’s Ryder Cup only a week away, University of Lynchburg physics professor Dr. John Eric Goff explained the science of the perfect swing and other aspects of the game on a new StarTalk Playing with Science podcast. Dr. Goff, a frequent guest on the show, talked about how humidity levels and types of grass […]
Lynchburg College Dr. Eric Goff has built on his reputation of sports physics expertise by lending his voice in nationally known podcasts and Internet radio segments. In 2017, he appeared in more than 20 episodes explaining the physics behind unbelievable NFL catches, soccer phenomena, and more.
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.
Every other summer, Lynchburg College students accompany Brooke Haiar on a trip to Wyoming to dig up dinosaur bones no one has seen before. Scientists from the Virginia Museum of Natural History visit Lynchburg occasionally to work on research with the students.
Working as a respiratory therapist while attending Lynchburg College, Mike Davis ’08 learned to balance classes and work productively. Those lessons came in handy when he co-founded a respiratory therapy school in Liberia while in graduate school.
Thousands of plant specimens from University of Lynchburg’s herbarium have gone online. Dr. Nancy Cowden, biology professor, worked with paid student interns and Virginia Master Naturalists to digitize the Virginia specimens contained in the Ramsey-Freer Herbarium earlier this year. The Ramsey-Freer Herbarium contains nearly 60,000 botanical specimens, many of which are rare, threatened and/or endangered […]