Lynchburg College Dr. Eric Goff has built on his reputation of sports physics expertise by lending his voice in nationally known podcasts and Internet radio segments. In 2017, he appeared in more than 20 episodes explaining the physics behind unbelievable NFL catches, soccer phenomena, and more.
Emily Horton ’18 said she “cried a little” when she found out that she’d been selected the 2017 Sommerville Scholar. The annual award, given since 1965 in memory of former professor Richard Clarke Sommerville, is the most prestigious academic accolade presented at Lynchburg.
Every other summer, Lynchburg College students accompany Brooke Haiar on a trip to Wyoming to dig up dinosaur bones no one has seen before. Scientists from the Virginia Museum of Natural History visit Lynchburg occasionally to work on research with the students.
Working as a respiratory therapist while attending Lynchburg College, Mike Davis ’08 learned to balance classes and work productively. Those lessons came in handy when he co-founded a respiratory therapy school in Liberia while in graduate school.
Thousands of plant specimens from Lynchburg College’s herbarium have gone online. Dr. Nancy Cowden, biology professor, worked with paid student interns and Virginia Master Naturalists to digitize the Virginia specimens contained in the Ramsey-Freer Herbarium earlier this year. The Ramsey-Freer Herbarium contains nearly 60,000 botanical specimens, many of which are rare, threatened and/or endangered species. The […]
During the academic year, Nick Savino ’19 is a busy guy. The junior from Bristol, Connecticut, is a physics major with minors in math, history, and business. He’s a Westover Honors student and a member of Lynchburg’s varsity tennis team. This summer, Nick applied his laser-sharp focus on a unique project, spending more than 200 […]
Two recent Lynchburg College graduates are one step closer to their dreams of becoming pharmacists. Kierstin Reid and Jeff Brochetti will attend one of the nation’s top pharmacy schools, thanks to their experience in the chemistry department.
Lynchburg College physics professor Dr. John Eric Goff continues to serve as a frequent guest on Playing with Science, a StarTalk Radio podcast about the science of sports. This week, the show published a recently recorded session in which Dr. Goff explained the physics necessary for a quarterback to throw a successful Hail Mary Pass […]
“Students graduating from college this year and in the next few years will have no greater challenge ahead of them than that of climate change and all of the associated environmental, social, and political impacts,” said Dr. Laura Henry-Stone, an environmental studies professor.
Lynchburg Living magazine chose Tyler Stephens ’19, a biology major from Suffolk, Virginia, for a monthly question-and-answer profile in its May/June issue. The issue hit the newsstands Monday, May 1. Tyler’s photography caught the eye of the magazine editor earlier this year thanks to his Instagram account, @tylerstephens_photography, which he frequently updates with new photos […]