Samford University News Feed all the latest news from Samford University delivered daily.Fri, 13 Nov 2015 07:36:10 -0600webservices@samford.eduMilitary Hero Jeremiah Denton Tapped for Alabama Men's Hall of Fame hero, naval aviator and former prisoner of war Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr., will be inducted into the Alabama Men's Hall of Fame Tuesday, Sept. 20.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500’s Ruric E. Wheeler Dies at Age 92 Samford University professor and administrator Ruric E. Wheeler died July 26, 2016. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Arts Announces 2016–17 Davis Architects Guest Artist Series Arts continues the tradition of bringing inspiring talent to the Samford campus through the generosity of Davis Architects.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 School Receives Grant to Prepare Family Nurse Practitioners Committed to Practicing in Underserved Areas University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has received $350,000 to provide tuition assistance for family nurse practitioner students committed to serving patients in rural or underserved areas.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Georgia Brings Impressive Achievements to Samford Georgia will enroll at Samford University this fall with a string of accomplishments to her credit.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Earns Congressional Hispanic Caucus Internship science major and University Fellows honor student Fernanda Herrera of Ohatchee, Alabama, is taking part in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation’s premier Hispanic youth leadership development and educational organization.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Takes Mullen To RNC University history and political science major Kaitlen Mullen of Norcross, Georgia, participated in the Republican National Convention last week through an internship at The Washington Center (TWC).Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500, Kinneret To Present Archaeology Symposium July 24–25 is collaborating with Kinneret Academic College to host research symposia on Galilean Archaeology: Research, Education, and Religion July 24–25 this year and again in December 2017.Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Named Fellow by American Academy of Nursing Sanders, vice president of Samford's College of Health Sciences, has been named a 2016 Fellow by the American Academy of NursingWed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Researchers Busy at Samford this Summer University prepharmacy major Jasmine Willis hopes to one day create new drugs that will help people.Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Alumnus Jaquiski Tartt Honored by City of Mobile San Francisco 49er and 2015 Samford University graduate Jaquiski Tartt recently was honored by his hometown of Mobile, Alabama. Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Center 2016–17 Season Features Unique Combination of Performances University has announced the 2016–17 Wright Center Signature Series.Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Arts Experiences Enrich Students’ Lives learning opportunities through Samford Arts have enriched the lives of students of all ages.Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Commissions British Artist for 175th Anniversary Sculpture Honoring Founders University has commissioned a renowned British artist to provide a sculpture commemorating the institution’s 175th anniversary. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Education Scholarship Honors John and Fran Carter John and Fran Carter joined the faculty of Samford University in 1956 in what is now Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education, they became widely known on campus as “Dr. John” and “Dr. Frances.” Their illustrious careers have now been enshrined at Samford with the John and Fran Carter Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education.Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 of Social Work Partners with Beeson Divinity School to Prepare Graduates for Proclamation and Demonstration of the Gospel University’s Beeson Divinity School and Department of Social Work have joined forces to offer two unique joint-degree programs for students called to preach the gospel and engage in practical ministry.Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Alumna Jennifer Snee Joins U.S. Army as Captain and CRNA Jennifer Snee moved to America from Germany in 1999, she never imagined that her journey would lead her to the U.S. Army. She spoke very little English, and relied on financial aid and a lot of hard work to achieve her dream of becoming a nurse. Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500 and Dietetics Chair Studies Possible Use of Basil Against Diabetes Mathews, professor and chair of Samford’s Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, is part of a team of researchers awarded a prestigious grant to study basil as a potential weapon against diabetes. Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500