Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 945
Alumni: 16,700
Departments: 14
Majors and Concentrations: 45
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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Samford Faculty, Students Publish Research in Journal of Organic Chemistry
Faculty-led research with student collaborators is the distinctive focus of Samford University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The immersive, one-on-one experience creates opportunities for professional networking and publication in peer-reviewed journals, and helps open the doors to graduate education and careers. Student and faculty researchers made that point clear this summer by publishing two research articles in The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 
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Montás to Speak on Liberal Education and Human Freedom Oct. 10
Roosevelt Montás, a noted American literature scholar and former director of the Center for Core Curriculum at Columbia College, will present "Liberal Education and Human Freedom" as the 2019 J. Roderick Davis Lecture Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in Reid Chapel. The free public event is sponsored by Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences. 
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Biology Speaker Series Begins Sept. 19
Lecture topics will range from the genetics and distribution of an important sunflower species to how to identify summer research and internship positions. Homecoming week will feature alumna Sarah Overby, who will discuss her current research into the molecular mechanisms behind a rare type of muscular dystrophy.