covid-19 cases on campus rising, according to new dashboard

As coronavirus numbers grow, Liberty University launched a COVID-19 dashboard for frequent statistics and updates to keep students, faculty and the Liberty community updated on cases on campus.  The dashboard went live Wednesday, Sept. 16. Students, faculty and parents can access it to stay up-to-date on how COVID-19 affects the campus.  The dashboard is located on the Liberty University website […]

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Nashville session musicians share their talents and work with School of Music students during a workshop

The Liberty community just witnessed something almost no one gets the chance to see: the hidden world of a Nashville session musician. On Sept. 14 and 15, four professional Nashville session musicians, drummer Steve Brewster, guitarist Dave Cleveland, bassist Jacob Lowery and keyboardist Jason Webb, visited Liberty University. They showed students what the music industry is like through live a […]

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moot court team went from sixth place to second and credits God for their success

Liberty University’s Moot Court team moved up in the American Moot Court Association’s national rankings for Oral Advocacy from sixth to second in the nation and looks forward to a different but exciting season this year in light of COVID-19. The AMCA released the new rankings in early September. Advocacy rankings for the oral competition are determined by the number […]

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Many students attend college from home over covid-19 concerns

This fall brought thousands of new and returning students back to campus, excited to take in-person classes, interact with peers and generally experience any level of normalcy amidst an uncertain year and numerous COVID-19 regulations. Many students, however, chose to stay home and take online classes in the wake of the pandemic. Hannah Adams, a senior enrolled in the online […]

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Illuminate grant gives 3-D design lab a new update for virtual reality skills

The 3-D design lab in Green Hall is getting an update this spring with the installation of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) tools to help students step into the next generation of graphic design. Thanks to an Illuminate Grant awarded to Professors Joseph Wright, Joshua Wilson and David Meyer of the School of Communication and the Arts, graphic […]

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Engineering students will have new chances to pursue masters and doctorate degrees

As Liberty University’s School of Engineering continues to seek after a Christian perspective in research, members have taken a step forward, implementing a new graduate school that offers master’s and doctoral degree paths.  The school, which gives students a chance to advance their career opportunities and continue their education, offers a Ph.D. in Engineering or a Residential Master of Science […]

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Student Activities opens Hydaway after hours for its first late night event of the year

Liberty University’s Campus Recreation hosted Hydaway After Dark Friday evening, giving students a break from campus life. Students got to experience a relaxing glowstick-themed night out at Camp Hydaway, consisting of late-night lake paddling, kayaking and s’mores. Outdoor Recreation Director Mike Ellsworth and his team had been wanting to do a late-night event at Hydaway for a while. He said […]

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Falkirk Center’s Faith Summit engages millions across the nation

The LaHaye event space sizzled with excitement Thursday as conservatives from around the country gathered to encourage others and hear from notable speakers and activists. The Faith Summit, hosted by Liberty’s Falkirk Center, held the “Get Louder, Fighting for the Soul of America” conference. The event was closed to the public but broadcast online on America’s Voice News, Falkirk’s YouTube […]

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Engineering professor uses talents in the war on Covid-19

Liberty University has entered the fight against COVID-19 with mechanical engineering professor, Dr. Wayne Strasser developing research on a nasal device and breathing mask related to helping fight the virus. Strasser’s research focuses on the respiratory treatment used in diminishing the transmission of COVID-19 at the source. A spokesman from Vapotherm Inc., one of the collaborators in Strasser’s research, asked […]

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Lynchburg Suffers economic difficulties after major tourist attractions are cancelled

Between local coffee shops, a multitude of museums and the live music scene, Lynchburg has a lot to showcase. Not unlike other cities, however, COVID-19 has negatively affected the tourism industry in the Hill City. Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lynchburg is best known for being the home of Liberty University. Visitors also enjoy Lynchburg’s scenic views, good […]

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