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June 2017

6.23.2017
Since joining the Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) Healthier Campus Initiative in May 2016, Liberty University has already made headway in implementing the program’s health and wellness guidelines. ...
Liberty University News Service
6.23.2017
Dressed in T-shirts with NASA logos and other space-themed clothing, dozens of people were excited to meet Lynchburg native and astronaut Leland Melvin, as he signed copies of his new book, “Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances.” ...
By Tobi Walsh Laukaitis/Liberty University News Service
6.22.2017
Liberty University’s New Horizons High School Aviation Program launched last summer to help high schoolers interested in the industry get an early start. ...
By Drew Menard/Liberty University News Service
6.22.2017
BestColleges.com recently rated Liberty University as a Gold School on its inaugural Schools of Distinction list. ...
Liberty University News Service
6.16.2017
While many of her friends were at the beach, recent high school graduate Rhyan Reynolds hovered over her freshly made pizza dough at the Woodfire Pizza eatery in Liberty University’s Montview Student Union. ...
By Tobi Walsh Laukaitis/Liberty University News Service
6.16.2017
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. ...
By Drew Menard/Liberty University News Service
6.15.2017
A new innovation center has launched at the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research (CAER) facility in Bedford County, which Liberty recently purchased. The innovation center will have opportunities for LU faculty and students to participate in R&D. ...
Liberty University News Service
6.15.2017
Liberty University’s Biblical Museum now features a unique exhibit straight from Hollywood. The museum recently added a Roman soldier’s armor costume that was used in several 1950s films, including, “Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ.” ...
By Amelia Whittaker/Liberty University News Service
6.15.2017
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. ...
Liberty University Athletics
6.15.2017
Five female aviation students and graduate instructors from Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics will help show the world next week that there is no glass ceiling — indeed, the sky is the limit — for women in a profession still dominated by men. ...
By Ted Allen/Liberty University News Service
6.14.2017
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. ...
By Tobi Walsh/Liberty University News Service
6.13.2017
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. ...
Liberty University News Service
6.13.2017
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. ...
By Drew Menard/Liberty University News Service
6.13.2017
Tickets are now on sale for the feature film “Extraordinary,” which tells the story of LU exercise science professor and ultra-running legend David Horton. It will be the first student-driven film in the country to have a nationwide theatrical release. ...
By Drew Menard/Liberty University News Service
6.8.2017
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. ...
By Amelia Whittaker/Liberty University News Service
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