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.
The University of Lynchburg’s 2022 Zaidee Creel Williams Memorial Lecture will feature Dr. Raymond Barfield, a writer and pediatric oncologist, who will present “Why Storytelling is the Heart of Great Medical Practice.” The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, in Schewel Hall’s Sydnor Performance Hall.
Dr. Amy Merrill Willis has been named the Lynchburg recipient of the VFIC Mednick Faculty Fellowship Award for 2021.
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.
Scholar and activist Dr. Larycia Hawkins will give the 2020 Turner-Warren Lecture at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at First Christian Church in Lynchburg. At 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, she will deliver the 2020 Jennie Cutler Shumate Lecture on Christian Ministry in Snidow Chapel at the University of Lynchburg.
Humanist Chaplain Walker Bristol will speak on “Humanism and Atheism Today: New and Old Ways of Making Meaning in a Changing World” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Hopwood Auditorium.
Last week, a group of students and Dr. Amy Merrill Willis, associate professor of religious studies at University of Lynchburg, visited the Virginia Holocaust Museum in Richmond.
Virginia Commonwealth University Professor Dr. Andrew Chesnut will speak at this year’s Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture at the University of Lynchburg. The lecture, “How did the Mexican Skeleton Saint, Santa Muerte, become the fastest growing new religious movement in the West?” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, in Memorial Ballroom at Hall Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Jan Linn, chaplain at Lynchburg College from 1976 to 1986, will present a lecture about his latest book, Evangelicalism and the Decline of American Politics, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, in Lynchburg College’s Snidow Chapel. The lecture is free and the public is invited.
Two religious studies majors from University of Lynchburg were in Atlanta last week for the National Festival of Young Preachers. The festival attracts budding preachers, ages 14 to 35, from […]