Samford University


Nathan Smolin

Educational Information

  • Classics

Biographical Information

A National Merit Finalist, Nathan has been dually enrolled at Samford since his sophomore year of high school, completing 72 college credit hours by graduation. Vice President of Samford’s Catholic Student Association, he is also the President of Samford’s chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, the classics honor society. Last summer, Nathan received an ASPIRE research grant and worked on a project entitled “1504: History, Myth, and the Making of a Schism.” He presented the resulting paper at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies this past May. This summer, Nathan participated in the Paideia Institute’s “Living Latin in Rome” program, spending five weeks engaging with Latin’s most crucial texts in Rome, Italy.

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