Wanatimi Owei ’22 liked his spring internship with Force Management so much, he decided to stay on over the summer. The computer science major, who will graduate later this year, is “one of the best intern writers” her company has ever had, says Rachel Clapp Miller ’99.
Students collaborate with Vector Space, local artist on public art project
Sparks fly and smoke rises as the torch of a CNC plasma cutter passes over a large sheet of steel. The cutter, which moves at a rate of 155 inches per minute and is hot enough to melt 1/8-inch thick metal, quickly reveals a shape — in this case, a football, stitches and all.
University of Lynchburg to participate in global hackathon
The University of Lynchburg is partnering with various public and private organizations for an online global hackathon from Dec. 3-6.
Coding made fun? Dr. Will Briggs on C++ for lazy programmers
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 […]
Using tech to build bridges, not walls
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 […]
Remembering Dr. Thomas Nicely, legendary teacher who discovered Pentium bug
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 […]
New data science and statistics major prepares students for high-demand field
The statistics are hard to ignore. “Statistician” is among the fastest growing occupations in the country — with a projected growth of 33 percent over the next decade — and […]
Lynchburg team wins grand prize in caregiver health hackathon
Six University of Lynchburg students recently took first prize at a technology development contest, earning more than $10,000 in prizes. They competed against teams from six larger schools schools, including […]
Microsoft CTO, alumnus to be honored at Homecoming
Microsoft Chief Technology Officer Kevin Scott, a 1994 graduate of Lynchburg College, will attend Homecoming 2017 to receive an award from the Lynchburg College Alumni Association and help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Westover Honors Program.
Computer science major with an artsy side creates virtual reality game
Inspired by her “technologically savvy” family, Emma Elliot, a senior computer science major, spent the last six months creating a unique virtual reality video game for her senior project. She […]