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Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 905
Alumni: 16,700
Departments: 16 Majors: 30
Dean: Timothy D. Hall
As the heart of Samford University, Howard College of Arts and Sciences inspires students to a lifetime of inquiry and service through engaged learning, faculty research and vocational discovery within the liberal arts and the Christian ethical and intellectual traditions.


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Photo Samford Psych Week
Students Host Psych Week for Campus, Community
As a part of a senior capstone course, 14 Samford University psychology majors and professor Amanda Howard planned and carried out Psych Week across Samford's campus and in the local community April 9-13.  
Photo Biologist Tyrone Hayes
Biologist Warns of Health Effects of Common Herbicide
Describing himself as feeling not like a prominent scientist but “just a little boy who likes frogs,” Hayes led his audience through his childhood exploration of the forest behind his grandmother’s South Carolina home, his research on amphibians at Harvard and in Africa, and the distinguished scholarly career that some have viewed more as a threat than an inspiration. 
Photo Psych Friday at Hoover Public Library
Free Public Event Will Highlight Psychology Careers, Research April 13
The event will explore what psychologists have discovered about brain, mind and behavior, from basic research to therapeutic applications.