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  • Liberty University’s credit rating rises

       11.20.2013 | Liberty University, founded in Lynchburg, Va., by the late television preacher the Rev. Jerry Falwell, celebrated a couple of months ago when its credit rating was upgraded.
  • The Big Campus Slim Down at Liberty University

       11.7.2013 | To date, the staff at Liberty has lost a staggering 1,500 lbs., a number growing steadily every day.
  • Liberty University researcher studies link between diet, Alzheimer's

       10.15.2013 | Dr. Gary Isaacs received $40,000 from fund to continue his efforts in understanding how to prevent the disease, bringing his research total to $90,000 since coming to LU in 2009.
  • Liberty University's campus makeover creates regional employment boost

       10.7.2013 | If you live in Lynchburg or have been there recently, you know Liberty University is growing fast. The school is undergoing a major transformation, tearing down old buildings and putting up new ones. The work is generating hundreds of construction jobs.
  • In mission to reach FBS, Flames set for a following

       10.4.2013 | Liberty University is unapologetically Christian, and that extends to its football team. Coach Turner Gill, the former Nebraska star and Kansas head coach, begins his weekly press conference by saying, "I give God the glory."
  • Kirk Cameron's 'Unstoppable' Success

       10.1.2013 | (Cameron's) documentary "Unstoppable" ... garner(ed) a $2 million take in one evening with the assistance of an unconventional marketing approach (which) included a live broadcast via satellite from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.
  • 10 Year Old With Muscular Dystrophy Practices With LU Football Team

       9.27.2013 | 10-year-old Westley Groseclose watched in awe as the Liberty University Flames football team starts some of their warm up drills. At one point in the practice he's called out, to a team huddle.
  • Jerry Falwell's legacy: A thriving Liberty University

       9.14.2013 | The cacophony of construction across the 7,000-acre campus it overlooks suggests that the once-struggling Christian college has not only arrived but also plans to stick around.
  • Liberty University's credit rating rises after Moody's report

       9.12.2013 | Liberty University’s credit rating rose this week after Moody’s reported that the college had $728 million in total financial resources in fiscal 2012 and a $295 million increase in cash and investments in fiscal 2013.
  • Liberty notes: Announcer begins NFL gig

       9.8.2013 | Nick Pierce, who will begin his 10th season as Liberty’s baseball radio play-by-play voice in February, made his regular-season debut as Panthers’ public address announcer Sunday afternoon.
  • TobyMac Says Liberty University Was 'Pivotal In My Life' and Changed His Music

       8.31.2013 | Award-winning Christian music artist Toby McKeehan, better known as TobyMac, paid tribute to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., this past week. He visited the school where he graduated in 1988 and thanked his alma mater for promoting his upcoming tour.
  • Liberty University photographer documents history, daily life

       8.20.2013 | With more than 40 years documenting life at Liberty University, Les Schofer predates not only the school’s students, but most of the staff and even the buildings on campus.
  • Kirk Cameron, Justin Bieber's Mom to Address Liberty University Students

       8.15.2013 | John Piper, Kirk Cameron and Pattie Mallette, mother of pop star Justin Bieber, are among a long list of other nationally known figures who will head to Jerry Falwell's Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., this fall to inspire students and share a bit of wisdom.
  • U.S. Teen Is Youngest Ever To Pass Britain's Bar Exams

       8.4.2013 | At 18 years old, Gabrielle Turnquest has become the youngest person to pass Britain's bar exams. She graduated from college early, too — at 16, she was the youngest person to ever get a psychology degree from Liberty University in Virginia.
  • Forget the beach and hit the slopes

       7.20.2013 | Open for more than four years now since early 2009, the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre remains a unique entity in the United States and one of just 30 of its kind in the world.