The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges has selected Dr. Erin J. Friedman, an assistant professor of biology at University of Lynchburg, as the 2017 recipient of the H. Hiter Harris […]
English professor’s book compiles a kaleidoscope of West Virginia
The latest compilation of West Virginia literature reveals new, complex views of the often-stereotyped state. “It’s like a literary map of West Virginia, and it changes your understanding of the […]
Professor’s artwork wins top award in statewide exhibition
Siobhan Byrns, a University of Lynchburg art professor, won the top prize in New Waves 2017, the 22nd annual juried exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Her work, […]
Art professor’s work chosen for exhibition by National Geographic photographer
A cyanotype by Siobhan Byrns is included in PHOTO ’16, a national exhibition at the Multiple Exposures Gallery in Alexandria, Virginia, from October 18 to November 27. LC alumni are invited to join Byrns for the artist reception at the gallery on October 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. During that reception, Sam Abell, a photographer of National Geographic fame, will give a talk and present awards.
LC professor attends World Shakespeare Congress as invited delegate
University of Lynchburg English professor Dr. Robin Bates recently attended the World Shakespeare Congress as an invited delegate. The 10th annual worldwide conference on the life and works of William Shakespeare […]
Professor’s book shortlisted for prestigious prize
“The Gender of Inanimate Objects” by Laura Marello is one of 15 books included on the shortlist for the 2016 Saroyan International Prize for Writing. The collection was published in August 2015.
History professor accepted into Holocaust Museum seminar
Dr. Brian Crim, a Lynchburg College history professor, has been accepted into a competitive faculty seminar that will explore ways that teachers can incorporate “the extraordinary wealth of diaries, memoirs, and other textual and audiovisual sources that represent Jewish perspectives” into lessons about the Holocaust. The program will inform his teaching of a Holocaust history course at LC.
Book by LC professor in line for Florida prize
“Kizzy Ann Stamps” by Dr. Jeri Watts is on the short list for the 2015-2016 Sunshine State Young Readers Award. The book was nominated by elementary school librarians and media specialists, and the winners of the award are selected by student votes.
Professional group names Kari Hampton for statewide health educator award
Kari Hampton, a health and physical education professor at Lynchburg College, has been named the 2015 College/University Health Teacher of the Year by the Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. The annual award recognizes faculty members in Virginia who demonstrate effective teaching, emphasizes the importance of physical fitness, and serves as a positive role model for students.
International relations professor publishes paper on Hindu influences in St. Lucia
The online academic journal Religions recently published a paper co-authored by Dr. Sabita Manian, a professor of international relations at LC. Titled “Sensing Hinduism: Lucian-Indian Funeral Feast as Glocalized Ritual,” the paper […]