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Leigh Lunsford

Dr. Leigh Lunsford has had her article “Slide-and-Divide: Using a Slick Trick to Dive into Deeper Mathematics” published in the MathAMATYC Educator (Volume 7, Number 1), September 2015.

Wendy Smith

Dr. Wendy Smith, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, had her book, “Math & Me: Embracing Success“, reviewed in the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) journal Mathematics Teacher, Volume 9, No. 2 (September 2015). The book was co-written with Dr. B. Sidney Smith.

Dr. Elif Guler co-edits book on online writing instruction

Dr. Elif Guler has recently co-edited (with Beth Hewett and Kevin DePew) Foundational Practices in Online Writing Instruction, published by Parlor Press and The WAC Clearinghouse on February 21, 2015. The book addresses the questions and decisions that administrators and instructors most need to consider when developing online writing programs and courses. The editors hope that the […]

Steven Isaac publishes chapter: “Medieval Terrorism”

Professor Steven Isaac has contributed a chapter, “Medieval Terrorism: the Seeds of Later Developments,” to a volume that has just appeared, The Routledge History of Terrorism, edited by Randall Law.  The promotional blurb from the publisher claims: “Though the history of terrorism stretches back to the ancient world, today it is often understood as a […]

Steven Isaac publishes article on 1214 Battle of Bouvines

Steven Isaac has published an article in The Journal of Military History 79 (April 2015) titled “The Role of Towns in the Battle of Bouvines (1214).”  Bouvines has long been recognized as “the battle that made France,” but this article looks at the social dynamics leading up to the day of actual fighting. The article […]

BES alumni publishes in Genes, Genomes, Genetics journal

Dr. Consuelo Alvarez and 6 BES alumni are the coauthors of the article: “The Drosophila Muller F elements maintain a distinct set of genomic properties over 40 million years of evolution” to be published in mid spring in the .  For immediate access, the online version could be accessed in PubMed.  This work is a […]

Archaeology Field School Receives Register of Professional Archaeologists Certification

Register of Professional Archaeologists Field School Certification Program Dr. Brian Bates, Director of the Dr. James W. Jordan Archaeology Field School, is pleased to announce that the Field School has been successful in earning certification by the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA), making it one of only 18 field schools in the world to be […]

Dr. Christopher Swanson conducts the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra

Sunday afternoon, October 26, Chris Swanson had his debut performance with the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra as the conductor and artistic director. He conducted Les preludes by Franz Liszt, An American in Paris by George Gershwin and the “Eroica” Symphony by Beethoven. While it was Swanson’s first concert with the orchestra, the LSO has been around for 32 years. Swanson […]

Dr. Christopher Swanson

Dr. Christopher Swanson recently was named the conductor and artistic director of the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra. The first concert of the season takes place on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3:00pm at EC Glass HS Auditorium. For ticket information go to: www.lynchburgsymphony.org. The program will include Les preludes by Liszt, An American in Paris by Gershwin and the great Symphony no. […]

Dr. Christopher Swanson

Dr. Christopher Swanson recently visited the College of Music at Michigan State University in East Lansing Michigan where he gave a masterclass to undergraduate singers and spoke at a seminar for graduate students on entrepreneurship in music. During the same trip to MSU he attended the conference for Association for Inter-disciplinarian Studies.