Graduation preparations commence at Liberty

With the spring semester a mere four weeks from conclusion, the campus-wide preparation and planning for Liberty University’s 2018 Commencement May 19 is in full swing. Faculty members from every corner of the university have been hard at work in an effort to create an enjoyable experience for the projected 18,000 graduates and 35,000-40,000 guests slated to fill the campus. […]

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Students Present Findings at Research Week

Liberty University’s Research Week that took place April 9-12 consisted of oral, poster and newly added performing arts presentations. The week closed Saturday with keynote speaker Todd Zakrajsek, associate professor and associate director of the Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.   This year, the performing arts contestants were permitted to perform in addition […]

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Students Present Their Research at BigSURS Conference

This past weekend, April 13-14, Liberty University hosted the 8th Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium.   BigSURS showcases the work of undergraduate students who have conducted research in a number of academic fields throughout the Big South Conference and Region 2000 institutions.   Students were greeted Friday in the Center for Worship Concert Hall by a gospel rendition of “You […]

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Apologist Teaches Students How to Defend Pro-life Views

Liberty University’s Student Government Association hosted an event in DeMoss Hall called “Defend Your Pro-life Views” April 5 to educate students on pro-life arguments. Pro-Life Apologist with Life Training Institute, online professor, Bible Department Chair and Bible Teacher of Biblical Worldview and Ethics at Liberty Christian Academy Thomas Donovan spoke to a crowd of about 150 students. “Media and social […]

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Liberty for Orphans Club Holds Awareness Meeting

Liberty for Orphans, a newly-funded Liberty University Student Government Association club, hosted a meeting to raise awareness of the orphan crisis in Guatemala Wednesday, April 4 in the Jerry Falwell Library Scholars Conference Room. Vice President Shannon Cherian, a biomedical sciences student, presented the information on orphans of Guatemala, following club announcements to an audience of about 10. Cherian shared […]

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New Liberty Mountain Gun Club Opens

In response to what Liberty University officials call a combination of student interest, a budding athletic opportunity and a commitment to the Second Amendment, the university has opened the Liberty Mountain Gun Club. The journey began roughly one year ago when the university offered a course to students looking to acquire a concealed carry permit, allowing the school to recognize […]

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Fox News Host Talks About Integrity and Having Positive ‘Squads’ at Convo

Author and Fox News Channel newscaster Harris Faulkner encouraged students and College for a Weekend guests to surround themselves with special people and to have integrity at Convocation April 6. Faulkner, who grew up in a military family and describes herself as a “military brat,” spoke on two of her nine rules of engagement, taken from her upcoming book entitled […]

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Rachael Denhollander Shares on the Relationship of Forgiveness and Justice

Former gymnast and sexual assault survivor Rachael Denhollander spoke to Liberty University students during Convocation April 9 on the topics of forgiveness, justice and the “power of the Gospel” in the face of abuse and sinful actions of the world. Denhollander was the first woman to publicly make allegations of sexual assault against the former USA Gymnastics Olympic team doctor […]

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Former Liberty Football Players Drop Defamation Lawsuits

Defamation lawsuits filed against Liberty University by three former football players have been dropped as of March 23. The former Flames football players filed lawsuits in 2017 against the university, listing  several claims, including violating their Title IX rights and defaming them in a news release after an alleged 2016 sexual assault. The university denied the allegations and the court […]

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Commuter Lounge Celebrates 25K Visitors

The Graduate and Commuter Student Life Center located in Green Hall celebrated its milestone of 25,000 total visitors with food, decorations and a prize drawing March 29. Though the lounge’s visitation goal for March 29 was 25,000, the center has actually received close to 32,000 visitors since its grand opening in the spring of 2017. “We get to celebrate with […]

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SGA Enacts New Representation System for House of Delegates

Liberty University’s Student Government Association passed an amendment last semester, changing the way delegates represent the student body by separating the campus into districts.   Officially known as the Bean-Porter Rules, the amendment evenly separates the student body, including residential and commuter students, into 58 sections referred to as districts that have a certain number of delegates to represent them […]

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