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One month later: Behind the scenes at Commencement 2017

While organizing large events and hosting prominent guests is nothing new to Liberty, this year’s Commencement involved considerable coordination with several outside groups to host the keynote speaker, U.S. President Donald J. Trump. ...

6.13.2017 | | Read More

Professor to lead Israel tour, plans return trip to site of Dead Sea Scrolls cave discovery

Distinguished Research Professor Dr. Randall Price is returning to Israel this week to lead students on a two-week study tour. He will also spend time surveying caves where recent discoveries were made related to the Dead Sea Scrolls. ...

6.8.2017 | Read More

LU staff member helped graduate find strength to finish degree after son’s death

When Hope Larson walked across the stage to receive her diploma, she wore one graduation cap and carried another, in memory of her middle son, Ryan. ...

5.15.2017 | | Read More

2017 President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching announced

Liberty University has announced the four winners of the 2017 President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching, who will be honored at their school or college’s individual degree presentation ceremonies during Commencement. ...

5.5.2017 | Read More

Biology professor dissects evolution, creationism in new book

Liberty University Professor of Biology Dr. Daniel Howell, Ph.D., is challenging the widely held notions that evolution is science and creationism is religion in his latest book, “Sometimes Deceived: How Evolutionists Have Led Us Astray.” ...

5.2.2017 | Read More

Provost assumes role as Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Ron Hawkins now holds the title of Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Liberty University, a position that more accurately defines his role as Liberty’s senior academic administrator. ...

4.10.2017 | Read More

Gutierrez appointed to new Co-Provost position

Liberty University has announced the appointment of Dr. Ben Gutierrez to the position of Co-Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. ...

3.21.2017 | Read More

Professor’s film featuring crew of LU students and alumni continues to earn awards

“Texas Rein,” a feature film that was directed and produced by Liberty University assistant professor Durrell Nelson and included the work of several cinematic arts students and graduates has garnered a handful of awards and nominations. ...

3.16.2017 | Read More

Editorial highlights Liberty's role in preserving freedom

An editorial by former U.S. Congressman Robert Hurt, executive director of Liberty University's new Center for Law & Government, was published in Sunday's Richmond Times-Dispatch. ...

2.28.2017 | Read More

Local sheriff and longtime friend of Liberty University named Sheriff of the Year

Many people in Central Virginia, including many at Liberty University, know of Sheriff Mike Brown’s accomplishments. He has received nationwide attention for his department’s efforts, many of which impressed the NSA and led to the honor. ...

2.27.2017 | Read More

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