The University of Lynchburg’s Model UN delegation, representing the Republic of Ireland, has once again won the Distinguished Delegation Award.
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University to host inaugural intelligence studies competition
The University of Lynchburg is giving high school students a chance to test their mettle and explore an exciting and fast-growing field among experts at its first-ever Virginia Intelligence Studies Competition.
Arts and sciences names new dean
The University of Lynchburg has named Dr. Sabita Manian dean of the Lynchburg College of Arts and Sciences. Manian, who is a professor of international relations and security studies, previously served as associate dean of the School of Social Sciences and will continue that post for the spring semester.
University of Lynchburg Wind Symphony and Orchestra to honor Veterans Day with concert
“An American Salute: Duty, Honor, Country,” will take place this Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Sydnor Performance Hall, located in Schewel Hall on the University of Lynchburg’s campus.
Sommerville Scholar considers each class a ‘new opportunity for intellectual adventure’
Sophia Tully ’23, a philosophy-political science major and Westover Honors Fellow from Midlothian, Virginia, has been named the University of Lynchburg’s 2022-23 Sommerville Scholar. The award, the University’s highest academic honor, was presented on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Daura Museum of Art.
‘Genius Grant’ winner Reginald Dwayne Betts to read Nov. 10 at Lynchburg
The next Thornton Reading will host poet, essayist, playwright, and lawyer Reginald Dwayne Betts, who will read from his work, participate in a Q&A, and sign books.
‘And then the aliens came’: YA novelist Kelly Jacobson on reimagining writing and teaching
Dr. Kelly Ann Jacobson considers herself “one of those people that always knew they loved writing.” She was 5 when she wrote, illustrated, and published her first book in her elementary school library. Book two, about a teddy bear, followed in third grade.
University Lecture Series highlights research on China and the Caribbean, military’s impact on American culture
Dr. Ghislaine Lewis and Dr. David Gosling will be the featured speakers for the University Lecture Series this semester. Both lectures will take place in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Admission is free and the public is invited.
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.
Zooming ahead: Remote B2B marketing interns add value to Charlotte-based company
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.