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Bringing History to Life: Award-winning graduate shows WWI through a fresh lens

For recent Liberty University graduate Becky Barker, it wasn’t enough to trudge through World War I trenches deep in the pages of history books — she was so captivated by the stories that she brought them to life on film in the forests surrounding Lynchburg. ...

6.16.2017 | Read More

Flames pitcher Evans picked by Oakland A's in Major League Baseball Draft

Caleb Evans is the 64th Major League Baseball Draft pick in the 44-year history of Liberty's program, which has had at least one player selected in each draft since 2000. ...

6.15.2017 | Read More

Graduate receives diploma during surprise ceremony at Virginia military base

When Vicki Russ attended the retirement ceremony of her husband, Lt. Col. Micheal Russ, at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., she noticed one person in the room who she didn’t recognize. ...

6.14.2017 | Read More

Monopoly-inspired design project wins LU grad gold in national ad competition

Recent Liberty University graduate Hannah Pinkie won gold at nationals in the AAF Student American Advertising Awards competition for her museum exhibition design project inspired by the board game Monopoly. ...

6.13.2017 | | Read More

Brothers follow their dreams as members of White House press corps

For brothers Kadesh (’15) and Mike DuBose, their interest in media began in childhood, when they toured broadcasting studios around Chicago. ...

6.6.2017 | Read More

LU alumnus Rashad Jennings wins 'Dancing with the Stars'

Former Liberty University star football player and NFL free agent Rashad Jennings ('09) was declared the winner of ABC'S 'Dancing with the Stars' season 24 on Tuesday night. ...

5.24.2017 | | Read More

Persistence and online program help military graduate reach her goals

Fifteen years ago, Oneika Brown set two goals to achieve before the end of her career in the U.S. Air Force. A few weeks ago, she was able to cross off earning her master's degree in marriage and family counseling. ...

5.22.2017 | Read More

‘Dancing with the Stars’ watch party planned to support Rashad Jennings

Liberty University will be hosting a watch party of the “Dancing with the Stars” (DWTS) season finale, in which former Flames star and current NFL free agent running back Rashad Jennings will be contending for the Mirror Ball Trophy on Tuesday night. ...

5.22.2017 | Read More

LEGO enthusiast stacks up his achievements as youngest graduate at Commencement

At 17, Greyson Beights was the youngest graduate at Liberty University’s 44th Commencement. Earning a Bachelor of Science in History at a young age is only one of Beights’ accomplishments. He is already a published author and successful entrepreneur. ...

5.18.2017 | Read More

Communication graduate celebrates a special Mother’s Day

In the span of 11 months, Ruby Burchett, originally from the Philippines, became a United States citizen, had her first child in November, and earned her M.A. in Strategic Communication from Liberty. ...

5.15.2017 | Read More

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