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  • Earth Day at Samford University: April 21-23

    Earth Day exhibits

    Congratulations to Dr. Hataway's Environmental Science class for their many creative, award-winning displays at Earth Day 2014.

    Schedule of Events+

    Film Club sponsored event

    Tuesday, April 21, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Ben Brown Plaza - Earth Day Fair 

    Thursday, April 23, 10 a.m. - Founder of Restoring Eden speaking at Convo.

    Please check back soon for more event details.

    Student Exhibit Awards+

    Congratulations to winners of Earth Day Awards for 2014!

    Most Informative

    "Endangered Species" 
    Students: Trey Ingram, Nicole Caston, Matt Robertson
    Organization: BIOL 326 (Environmental Science)
    Faculty Mentor: Hataway

    Most Creative

    "Tidal Power" 
    Students: Josh Kendrick, Hannah Marie Clardy, Andrew Davis 
    Organization: BIOL 326 (Environmental Science)
    Faculty Mentor: Hataway

    Best Visuals

    "Two by Two: Which Animal Are You?" 
    Students: Melanie Neff, Deanna Smith, Claire Graff, Kayla Halcoms, Gracie Mullins, Paige Lamons, Sarah Crocker
    Organization: BIOL 110 (Human Biology)
    Faculty Mentor: Oberholster

    Best Use of Theme

    "Extinct or Not"
    Students: Aneesa Anderson, Blakely Lloyd, Dillon Dean, Jake Moore, Jess Petty, Kaitlin Moore, Mark David Bradford, Rachel Garcia, Rebecca Womack
    Organization: BIOL 105 (General Biology)
    Faculty Mentor: Oberholster

    Most Interactive

    "Year of the Salamander"
    Students: Courtney Morgan, Jasmine Fowler, Steven Kilmer, Lauren Hughes, Paige Van de Vuurst, Caroline Mefford, Lauren Muncher
    Organization: BIOL 416 (Vertebrate Zoology)
    Faculty Mentor: Bakkegard

    Best Overall

    "Where Did the Poop Go?"
    Students: Haynes Russell, Brian Anderson, Brock Sidwell
    Organization: BIOL 326 (Environmental Science)
    Faculty Mentor: Hataway

    A Biblical Perspective+

    Evangelical Environmental Network's Declaration on the Care of Creation

    Interested in how written Scripture addresses environmental issues such as natural revelation? Jesus as human/natural revelation? Humans as natural revelation of God? Relationships among various parts of a whole Creation? Fragmentation and reconciliation of God's Creation?

    Genesis 1
    Genesis 2: 1-4
    Leviticus 25: 1-7, 23
    Deut. 10:14
    I Chronicles 19: 11-12
    Nehemiah 9:6
    Psalm 104: 10-30
    Psalm 24:1
    Psalm 148
    Psalm 19:1-4
    Psalm 96: 1, 11-12
    Psalm 104
    Psalm 8
    Job 38-42, esp (42:1-4)
    Isaiah 40:12, 26
    Isaiah 42: 5-7
    Isaiah 53:4-15
    Isaiah 66: 1-2
    Micah 6:8
    Matthew 8:16-17
    Matthew 9:35
    Matthew 20: 28
    Matthew 22: 37-40
    Matthew 25: 34-45
    Mark 2: 1-12
    Mark 10: 17-27
    Mark 12: 30-31
    Luke 6:31
    John 1: 1-4
    John 3:16
    John 10:10
    John 13:34
    Romans 1: 20-23
    1 Corinthians 8:6
    1 Corinthians 10:26
    2 Corinthians 5: 14-21
    Phil. 2:4-8
    Colossians 1:15-19
    Hebrews 1:2-3
    1 Peter 2:24
    1 John 4: 7-8
    Revelation 4:11

    University Library's Earth Day Display

    Find out more at Earth Day blog post.