Samford University The BelltowerOctober 2004

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Marie NeSmith Fowler Lectureship Honors Lifetime of Service
“…She was the first female registered pharmacist in Blount County, a significant achievement, but in her words, she was simply ‘the pharmacist’...”
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Alumna Crowned Miss America 2005, Uses Platform To Fight Cancer
“…The Birmingham resident graduated magna cum laude with a history degree, and is remembered by classics professor Doug Clapp as being an "outstanding student," and "top performer" in his Latin 202 course, in which she wrestled with challenging ancient historical texts…”
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Hale Series Wins Three Emmy Awards
“…Tony Hale '92 was in the national spotlight Sept. 19, as he and his fellow cast and crew picked up three Emmy Awards for their work in the innovative Fox network series Arrested Development, which premiered in November 2003…”
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The Midnight Fire
“…At noon on Friday, Oct. 15, Samford will hold a service to mark the 150th anniversary of one the most spectacular and tragic events of its early history--the midnight fire of 1854, which destroyed the college’s only building and claimed three lives…”
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October Events Focus on Religion & Culture, Muslim World, Ethics, Hunger Relief
"...Religion and culture specialist William D. Romanowski, author of the award-winning Eyes Wide Open: Looking for God in Popular Culture, will speak at Samford University Oct. 5-7. Visiting Muslim World scholar Salwa Cherif will lecture on Oct. 12. Baptist pastor and business ethics author Chris Seay will speak in a special convocation program on Thursday, Oct. 14. Bread for the World will present a hunger relief forum on Oct. 18. These events are free of charge and open to the public..."
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Student Tells of Experiences at War in Iraq (Part one of four)
“…Our convoy north was long and hot. The driving was rough as much of the road was desert. Everyone was tense as we remembered hearing of all the convoys being attacked…”
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Country Star Brad Paisley Will Headline Homecoming Concert
“…Make plans now to join fellow alumni and friends as we celebrate Samford's138th Homecoming the weekend of Oct. 29-3l…”
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