Kelsey Spickler ’24, a Westover Honors Fellow from Bridgewater, Virginia, has been named the 2023-24 Richard Clarke Sommerville Scholar. The award, the University of Lynchburg’s highest academic honor, was presented on Nov. 13 at the West Room in Drysdale Student Center.
The University of Lynchburg’s 2021 Schewel Lecture in Education and Human Diversity is all about our planet’s future — and making sure younger generations are informed and prepared. “Climate Change: Educating the Next Generations on the Challenges” will be presented virtually by Kelli List Wells, founder and CEO of the STEM Leadership Alliance.
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.
Professor of environmental sciences and sustainability Dr. David Perault will offer another free, online COVID-19 mapping workshop this month. “Mapping a Pandemic: Using Geospatial Technologies to Track and Understand the Spread of COVID-19” takes place on Tuesday, Jan. 19.
After more than two years of planning and design, the City of Lynchburg today announced details of the College Lake Dam Removal Project. In partnership with the University of Lynchburg, the City of Lynchburg Department of Water Resources will hold a virtual town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.
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Dr. Meghan McGuire, an assistant professor of English at the University of Lynchburg, has launched “Writers Recycle,” an on-campus initiative to recycle used writing instruments. Through the program, used mechanical and wooden pencils, and pens, markers, highlighters, and their caps will be collected and recycled.
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 […]