Training film students with Hollywood-standard equipment

The roots of Liberty University’s cinematic arts program extend well beyond Green Hall. They dig into years of developing programs to equip students with the hands-on experience they need to succeed. Dan Gordon, a Hollywood screenwriter and director, first supported Liberty’s Cinematic Arts Department, otherwise known as the Zaki Gordon Center, named in honor of Gordon’s son who died.  Liberty […]

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Liberty’s Zeta Tau prepares for book-themed events in the month of February

This year, Zeta Tau, Liberty’s chapter of the International English Honor Society, welcomed 32 new members at its induction ceremony held on Jan. 31, more than doubling its number of inductees from last year.  According to Carolyn Towles, the faculty sponsor for Zeta Tau, students must have completed three semesters, be either an English or writing minor or major, complete […]

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Liberty students compete in hacking nationals in NY

Hacking into someone’s data is always illegal — unless that’s what they want you to do. Many companies hire pen testers, or penetration testers, to find the cracks in their computer security systems. Liberty students made their mark on this side of cyber security at the international-level Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) in Rochester, New York, in mid-January. The team […]

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How Liberty runs some of it’s biggest events

Starting with lights, camera, action, a lot goes on behind the scenes in order to produce regularly attended events at Liberty, like Convocation and Campus Community. Dozens of staff members and students work together to monitor audio, video and visual effects through Campus Productions.  Campus Production is a service department at Liberty, according to Sheldon Donigan, the event production manager. […]

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Academy Center for the Arts hosts festival in honor of Disney

For many, 2023 is a year to celebrate. For some it’s a graduation, a wedding or a sentimental goal, but in the case of Walt Disney productions, 2023 represents the 100-year anniversary of beloved animated stories and world-famouscharacters.  While places like Disneyland and Disney World decorate their parks for the big celebration, Lynchburg is also celebrating. The Academy Center of […]

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Creation Museum links God and science

A quiet room located in the Creation Museum at the Center for Natural Sciences, overlooking a view of the Academic Lawn, offers students a relaxing place to study. But the fossils adorning the room give a glimpse into the theory of Young Earth Creationism.  Looking at the fossils on the wall, there are two main cases that immediately catch one’s eye. […]

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School of Engineering research on the Genesis flood

Some people take for “granite” the scientific knowledge available to man today. But such knowledge is only uncovered by persistent scientists who continually learn and discover.  For over 40 years now, Dr. John Baumgardner, a research professor in Liberty’s School of Engineering, has been investigating processes of the Earth as they relate to the Genesis Flood. He and Dr. Heechen […]

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Students and professors share their resolutions for the new school year

The ball has dropped, the confetti has been popped and the resolutions for 2023 have begun. This year, several Liberty students and faculty members devoted themselves to some of the more typical resolutions such as hitting the gym, eating healthier and creating new routines. But others have taken a new approach to the western tradition.  Carlie Dobbins, sophomore and film […]

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