History majors and archaeology minors Haley Sabolcik ’23 and Emma Coffey ’23 made a big impression last month at the Archaeological Society of Virginia’s annual conference in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Archaeology in Lynchburg and wolf eradication subjects of upcoming history seminars
The University of Lynchburg will host two history seminars this fall, one focusing on archaeology at Historic Sandusky and the other on wolf eradication in the U.S. and Finland.
Lynchburg students dig into archaeology at field schools
Halfway through his summer archaeology field school in Maryland, Luke Wyatt ’25 had a bit of an epiphany. “I was not expecting to enjoy the actual field work and excavation as much as I have,” the liberal studies major said in June.
‘Voyage of discovery’ helps students, researchers ‘dig deeper … tell other stories’ at Historic Sandusky
Amanda Niebur ’24 didn’t know what she was getting into when she volunteered to participate in an archaeology dig at Historic Sandusky, a house museum owned and operated by the University of Lynchburg.
Sommerville Scholar mirrors award namesake’s ‘appetite for learning’
Ashani Parker ’21, this year’s Sommerville Scholar winner, uses a multidisciplinary approach to education, one that matches the award’s namesake who taught psychology, philosophy, and education.
Students search for lost Sandusky smokehouse
University of Lynchburg students started a new archaeological dig at Historic Sandusky Saturday. The students worked along with archaeologists from Hurt & Proffitt, an engineering firm with a lab at Sandusky, and history professors. With the new dig, they are looking for the lost smokehouse that once served the historic home but was demolished long ago.
Student ‘piecing together the past’ at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest
When environmental science major Saba Iqbal ’19 is not in classes, she spends most of her time in an archaeology laboratory, cleaning, photographing, and filing artifacts found on the grounds of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, the personal retreat of the third U.S. president, Thomas Jefferson.
LC students help kids explore archaeology
LC students and alumni recently used their knowledge and skills to develop a program that helped children experience how archaeology reveals information about people and events from the past. The program began with an orientation […]
New lab aids archaeological research at Historic Sandusky
Digging in the soil outside Historic Sandusky has been like digging for buried treasure, even though the artifacts LC students unearthed this year would not sell for much online. “It’s still […]
New partnership brings archaeology lab to Historic Sandusky
The engineering firm Hurt & Proffitt will move an archaeology laboratory to Sandusky. Lynchburg College students will use the lab in research for Sandusky as well as H&P projects.