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Liberty University’s School of Engineering and Computational Sciences (SECS) has been awarded a $113,000 contract by the Center for Advanced Engineering Research (CAER) to investigate vulnerabilities of certain communications systems in an unfriendly electromagnetic environment.
Liberty University’s Washington Semester Internship Program is now under the management of Liberty’s Career Center, but the goal remains the same: to train and equip young leaders by providing students with practical training and educational opportunities in and around the nation’s capital.
Dominique McKay
Liberty's 2008 College Fed Challenge team recently competed at the local level in Richmond, Va. The competition is intended to help students become more knowledgeable about the Fed and the decision-making process of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve's monetary policy-setting group.
Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leroy Hassell, Sr., gave a presentation at Liberty University School of Law on Thursday. In February 2002, Hassell was appointed as the first African-American Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court and the first to be chosen by the other members of the court.
Liberty University School of Law has repeated as the champion in this year’s American Bar Association (ABA) Regional Client Counseling Competition. The law school’s competition teams took first and third place. Visit Liberty University School of Law for the complete story.
Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. recently named four new vice presidents and two new admissions heads, including changes in resident recruitment and LU’s rapidly growing online education program. As part of the administrative changes, Falwell announced that the school’s distance learning program will be renamed Liberty University Online.
Ron Brown
On Wednesday, Oct. 29, Liberty University School of Law aided in the preparation of a major free speech case that will soon be argued before the United States Supreme Court.
Liberty University's eighth biannual Writers Conference opened Friday night with a reception in DeMoss Learning Center and a keynote address by Jerry Jenkins, co-author with Tim LaHaye of the “Left Behind” series.
Dominique McKay
Liberty University has announced that its IPTV system, which provides television through an on-campus computer connection, is available for students, faculty and staff, with many recent upgrades.
Mitzi Bible
Liberty University is proud of its new Ultimate LU initiative to offer a wide variety of cutting-edge extracurricular activities — but Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. said LU will not sacrifice academics or spiritual life to make those projects a reality.
Teresa Dunham
Liberty University’s vision for a helicopter concentration in the School of Aeronautics developed wings two weeks ago as a 2006 Schweizer CBi 300 touched down at Falwell Airport in Lynchburg, Va. The arrival of the sleek aircraft valued at approximately $300,000 signaled a new distinction for the School of Aeronautics and Liberty University...
Teresa Dunham
Fresh off their victory at Georgia State University, the Liberty Debate team travelled to Clarion University last week where they extended an impressive early-season streak, winning both the varsity and novice divisions. The Flames finished the preliminary rounds with the top seed in varsity, junior varsity and novice — advancing 13 of their 15 teams to the elimination rounds.
University Advancement staff
Liberty Universitys new membership in the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia promises to be mutually beneficial.
Teresa Dunham
The Liberty Debate team wasted no time in establishing itself as a contender in the race for the 2009 national rankings championships, claiming first place in the novice and junior varsity divisions of the season-opening Georgia State Debate Tournament.
University Advancement staff
Liberty University’s rapid increase in enrollment — now at 11,300 resident students and 39,000 distance learners — has affected its Information Systems division as well. As the university’s online learning management system and student self service portal began to experience high volumes, upgrades were needed.
University Advancement staff