Alumni News

December 2018


Archaeologist’s work in Israeli caves draws attention of National Geographic

Almost two years after taking part in a major Dead Sea Scrolls discovery, Liberty University distinguished professor and archaeologist Dr. Randall Price is continuing to make strides with new archeological finds. ...

12.26.2018 | Read More

Kennedy Center festival recognizes original play ‘Bloodroot’ as regional finalist

“Bloodroot: The Ballad of Clinch Mountain,” written and performed by a team of female Liberty students, was selected as a regional finalist by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. ...

12.21.2018 | Read More

Liberty breaks shoebox collection record; students will deliver boxes to Trinidad

Liberty University students, faculty, and staff members packed nearly 5,000 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child (OCC), breaking the record for the most shoeboxes the university has contributed to the organization. ...

12.19.2018 | | Read More

President Falwell defends LU from frivolous charges by MSNBC host Rachel Maddow

In response to an alumna landing a high-profile job with the Department of Justice, an MSNBC host did not mince words about her disdain for Liberty University. President Jerry Falwell appeared on the Todd Starnes radio program to respond. ...

12.19.2018 | Read More

Engineering research facility awarded state grant of over $274,000

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a $274,980 GO Virginia grant this week for Liberty University’s Center for Engineering Research & Education (CERE) in Bedford County. ...

12.14.2018 | Read More

New doctoral program in mental health care uses latest in telehealth technology

Under the new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Psychiatric Mental Health, which launched this fall, Liberty University students are being trained in telehealth to connect with patients. ...

12.12.2018 | | Read More

Board of Trustees resolution advances efforts in diversity across campus

The Liberty University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to adopt a Resolution on Equity and Inclusion, forging a course for the university to capitalize on opportunities to improve diversity for a sustainable future. ...

12.11.2018 | Read More

Student-doctors give back with annual Christmas event for families

More than 80 Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) student-doctors took a break from studying to give back to the Lynchburg community on Friday night. ...

12.7.2018 | | Read More

Hugh Freeze: 'We can't think of a better place to restart our career'

New Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze was introduced at a press conference on Friday at Williams Stadium. ...

12.7.2018 | | Read More

Liberty to name new football coach at 2 p.m. press conference

Liberty Athletics will hold a press conference on Friday afternoon during which Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and Director of Athletics Ian McCaw will announce Liberty’s next head football coach. ...

12.7.2018 | Read More

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