Madi Shea ’22 didn’t think she’d enjoy the religion class she had scheduled for the Fall 2021 semester, but that was before she met her professor, Dr. Bosco Bae.
As the U.S. population ages, so does its activity level. But it doesn’t have to. That’s where the University of Lynchburg’s Active Aging Program comes in.
The University of Lynchburg has announced that exercise physiology professor Dr. Jeffrey Herrick will lead its newly founded University Research Center. The center is part of the University’s Lynchburg Tomorrow initiative.
It’s a Wednesday morning in the Walker Human Performance Laboratory and Dr. Sean Collins’s Science of Strength class, part of the 2021 Summer Residential Governor’s School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology, is learning how to test for VO2 max, or how efficiently the body utilizes oxygen.
Summer school classes are available now for anyone looking to explore new interests or take a class they couldn’t fit into their schedule during the regular school year.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult for people to connect with family and friends in person. This is why Christian Kumar ’22 initiated a pen pal program between Westover Honors College students and a local senior living facility.
Alexis Crosen ’22, the 2020 USA National Miss Virginia, will represent the commonwealth when she attends the USA National Miss pageant in Florida this week, Nov. 24-28.
On Sunday mornings, you can find Hiatt O’Connor ’20 feeding the horses at Brook Hill Farm, a local nonprofit equestrian center that focuses on therapeutic riding and horse rescue. O’Connor, a Westover Honors fellow and the 2019 Sommerville Scholar, started volunteering at the Bedford County, Virginia, farm when he was in the Bonner Leader Program at the University of Lynchburg.
The University of Lynchburg will launch a new minor this fall: medical humanities. The 18-hour program, developed by a team of faculty from across the academic disciplines, bridges the humanities and health sciences in a way not previously done at Lynchburg.
This summer, University of Lynchburg graduate student and veteran John “J.R.” Wise ’16 will add another award to his long list of academic and military honors. He’s receiving the NATA Foundation’s Jeff Snedecker Memorial Scholarship.