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.
“The Vow from Hiroshima,” a 2019 documentary that tells the story of Setsuko Nakamura Thurlow ’55 and her lifelong effort to abolish nuclear weapons, will be screened online at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8. The online event is the Canadian premiere of the film.
A collegiate chapter of the NAACP has been chartered at the University of Lynchburg. It’s the first collegiate chapter in the Lynchburg area and the culmination of a dream that Davion Washington ’21 has had since his arrival on campus four years ago.
Amanda Niebur ’24 didn’t know what she was getting into when she volunteered to participate in an archaeology dig at Historic Sandusky, a house museum owned and operated by the University of Lynchburg.
The University of Lynchburg has announced a new, interdisciplinary program. Starting in Fall 2020, students can major in Africana studies.
Race, gender, and season get a closer look this year in criminology major Caitlin Dorsch’s Westover Honors thesis. The senior and Sommerville Scholar finalist is studying how all three aspects play into criminal convictions in the City of Lynchburg.
This summer, Ashani Parker ’21 is fulfilling a dream of helping preserve endangered languages and cultures. She’s an intern at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in a program […]
Dr. Paul McClure’s Applied Sociology course is all about helping sociology students connect classroom ideas to community action. On Thursday, they got to sit down with three local leaders in community building movements and learn more about sociology in action.
An upcoming lecture at Lynchburg will focus on race and the criminal justice system. Paul Butler, a former federal prosecutor turned scholar, will speak Monday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. […]
An astronaut, an attorney, and a descendent of Robert E. Lee will make presentations at University of Lynchburg during the annual Race, Poverty, and Social Justice conference November 3 and […]