Samford University News Feed all the latest news from Samford University delivered daily.Fri, 13 Nov 2015 07:36:10 -0600webservices@samford.eduSamford To Host Birmingham Author, Filmmaker Margaret Wrinkle Oct. 25-26’s award-winning debut novel, Wash, reexamines American slavery in ways that challenge contemporary assumptions about race, power, history and healing. Her documentary film broken\ground, explores Birmingham’s historic racial divide.Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Play to Explore Life of Darwin Oct. 28 professional production, written by Murray Watts and acted by Andrew Harrison, premiered at Westminster Abbey and has been performed at the Edinburgh Festival, King’s Head Theatre in London, as well as at Oxford, Cambridge, St. Andrews, and many other universities, colleges, and theatres in the UK. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 School Event Focuses on “Bridging the Gap” on Racial Disparity organizations in Samford's Cumberland School of Law hosted a recent panel discussion on race and the law.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 String Quartet Is Off to Carnegie Hall University’s String Quartet will provide a sneak preview of its upcoming Carnegie Hall concert Thursday, Oct. 20.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Army Officials Discusses Chinese-U.S. Relationship former U.S. military official discussed Chinese sovereignty in the South China Sea at a foreign relations event hosted by Samford.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Appellate Courts Convene at Samford Oct. 25’s Cumberland School of Law and the Birmingham Bar Foundation invite guests to observe the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals and the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals host a unique day of oral arguments.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 of Open Houses Scheduled During Samford Homecoming houses hosted by departments and organizations are available to Samford University alumni and friends during homecoming Nov. 10–13.Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 of Religion Expert Barrett to Speak Oct. 27 Barrett, an experimental psychologist regarded as one of the founders of the cognitive science of religion field, will speak on the subject of “How Religion is Natural and Why Christians Should Care.”Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Students Use Day for Spiritual, Academic and Recreational Retreat Academic-and-Recreational-RetreatBeeson Divinity School celebrated its second annual Finkenwalde Day Oct. 11, a day set aside for spiritual, academic and recreational retreat.Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Academic-and-Recreational-RetreatUnique Conference Helps Faculty, Students Understand Theological Revolution the Christian Intellectual Tradition brought together almost 100 people, including scholars from 15 institutions, to think about how to help students understand the importance of the Protestant Reformations.Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Kat Edmonson to Make Birmingham Debut at Samford Edmonson performs for the first time in Birmingham at Samford University’s Brock Recital Hall Nov. 3 and 4 Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 for 2013 Samford Alumnus Jeremy Towns for CCCU Young Alumni Award Samford community is encouraged to vote for alumnus Jeremy Towns for a national award.Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 by Alumnus Cliff Bell Featured in Samford Art Gallery Samford Art Gallery continues its theme of celebrating the work of Samford alumni with the new Cliff Bell photography exhibit. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Course Preview Will Address Prison Experience course and preview, with a strong sociological emphasis, will provide historical and literary context, and explore the problems within the criminal justice system, especially as they relate to race and social class. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Debaters Win Henry Clay Tournament Samford University debate team of Hope Reamer (Birmingham, Alabama) and Jamie Davenport (Grovetown, Georgia) won the University of Kentucky Henry Clay Debate Tournament Oct. 1–3.Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500