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.
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.
By Bryan Gentry Thirty years ago, Francessca Spencer Vasquez ’00 went to watch the Berlin Wall come down. She lived in West Germany at the time, where her father was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. Growing up in a divided country, she saw the powerful impact of physical and ideological barriers. While the West […]
Dr. Thomas Nicely, a retired Lynchburg professor who famously discovered a Pentium computer chip error and invented a popular football board game, died Wednesday, September 11, 2019, as a result of injuries sustained in a recent car accident. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 5, in Snidow Chapel at the […]
The nation’s top osteopathic surgery resident for 2019 is a Lynchburg chemistry graduate and former Lynchburg EMS volunteer. Dr. Tim Wolff ’09 is now beginning the fourth year of his surgical residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The American Osteopathic Foundation and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons recently named him the 2019 Outstanding […]
What will the Tour de France look like without Chris Froome? Two University of Lynchburg students and physics professor Dr. John Eric Goff are preparing predictions for the annual bike race. Although their model predicts winning times rather than name winners, it’s clear that the race will be different with the British cyclist sitting it […]
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 […]