November 17 , 2006
Editor: Sean Flynt
Web Content Editor: Jana Peairson
Contributing Writers: Lindsay Macfarland, William Nunnelley, Philip Poole, Mary Wimberley


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  Gray Relieved Of Duties As Head Football Coach

Gray Relieved Of Duties As Head Football Coach
"...Gray, who has been affiliated with Samford for more than 12 years, is currently considering an offer to remain with the institution in an athletics administration capacity..."

  Jenkins, Gregory Get $219,825 Grant from NSF for New Spectrometer

Jenkins, Gregory Get $219,825 Grant from NSF for New Spectrometer
"...'This instrument is the most sensitive and most accurate way to measure herbicides, pesticides or most all pharmaceuticals either in the environment or in the blood of a patient'..."

  Greek Life Presents Check to Local Elementary School

Greek Life Presents Check to Local Elementary School
"... Samford Greek Life provides weekly one-on-one tutoring and mentoring, facility and grounds upkeep and beautification, and cooperates with the McElwain PTA in fundraising projects..."

  Join Us In Giving a Family a 'Home for the Holidays' Join Us In Giving a Family a 'Home For the Holidays'
"...No special skills or tools are needed to participate. Just bring a willingness to help a Birmingham-area family in need..."
  New IRA Law Allows More Tax-Free Charitable Giving New IRA Law Allows More Tax-Free Charitable Giving
"... People must begin taking disbursements from their IRAs when they reach age 70 l/2.  That income is normally taxable but the new law provides a great new option--the IRA charitable rollover..."