Liberty News


August 2013

Biology professor receives prestigious grant for Alzheimer's research

Dr. Gary Isaacs, assistant professor of biology in Liberty University's Department of Biology & Chemistry was recently named a recipient of the 2013-14 Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund (ARDRAF), receiving $40,000 to further his research. ...

8.30.2013 | Read More

Computer Engineering and Computer Science programs receive ABET accreditation

Two bachelor's degree programs within the Liberty University School of Engineering & Computational Sciences (SECS) — Computer Engineering and Computer Science — have been accredited by ABET. ...

8.30.2013 | Read More

Kinesiology major remembered for humility, love of family

Liberty University student Joel Wayne Teague, 37, died from complications from acute myeloid leukemia Saturday, August 24, following an eight-month battle with the disease. ...

8.30.2013 | Read More

Alumnus TobyMac visits campus; Liberty to sponsor upcoming tour

Six-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist and Liberty University alumnus ('88) Toby McKeehan, better known as TobyMac, spent the afternoon on campus Wednesday, exploring facilities and interacting with students. ...

8.29.2013 | Read More

Del. Garrett, Secretary Hazel address state's health care concerns

Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Bill Hazel spoke to Liberty University faculty, staff, and students on Wednesday about the future of health care in Virginia. He was joined by Del. Scott Garrett of Lynchburg. ...

8.29.2013 | Read More

Chancellor Falwell announces Towns will step down for sabbatical

Dr. Elmer L. Towns, who co-founded Liberty with Dr. Jerry Falwell, Sr. in 1971 and has most recently served as dean of the seminary and the School of Religion, is going on sabbatical, effective Thursday, Aug. 29, to write books, travel, and spend time with his family. ...

8.28.2013 | | Read More

Student scores among highest in nation on medical school entrance exam

John Davy, a senior biochemistry and molecular biology major, received a 40 on the Medical College Administration (MCAT) test (the entrance exam for medical school) in May, placing him in the 99.8 percentile for test takers nationwide. ...

8.27.2013 | Read More

Center for Global Engagement hosts Take it Global Expo

Liberty University's Center for Global Engagement (CGE) held its annual global-focused informational meeting, Take it Global Expo, Monday night. Earlier in the day, students were encouraged to start thinking globally during Monday's Convocation. ...

8.27.2013 | | Read More

Students begin school year with spiritual focus, All Night of Prayer

Liberty University set the spiritual tone for the new school year, beginning with Spiritual Emphasis Week which culminated at an All Night of Prayer. ...

8.24.2013 | | Read More

College of Osteopathic Medicine receives provisional accreditation

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) has announced that it has been granted provisional accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (AOA-COCA). ...

8.23.2013 | Read More

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