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Williamson Earns Public Policy Fellowship
Sarah Williamson’s longtime professional goal is to become a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. State Department, and her next step in that direction is to attend the University of Maryland as a Robertson Fellow in the Masters of Public Policy program.
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Andrzejewski Earns Maria Leonard Senior Book Award
Graduating psychology and Spanish double-major Theresa Andrzejewski has earned the Maria Leonard Senior Book Award of the university’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
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Graffeo Combines Religion, English to Prepare for Law Career
Graduating senior Carol Graffeo is interested in the relationship between law and religion in the U.S., so she combined Samford majors in English and religion on the road to one of the nation’s most prestigious law schools.
 
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Student Research Paper Accepted for Largest Conference in Medieval Studies
A research paper by graduating Samford University classics major Colby Gilley was one of only eight undergraduate papers selected for presentation at the 2020 International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS), the largest annual conference in the field of medieval studies.
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Students Combine Classics, Chemistry to Create Unique Career Paths
Samford University seniors Abigail Rodgers and Jewel Trail combined interests in the humanities and natural sciences to create custom career paths. Watch the video to learn how their chemistry research for the Shikhin archaeological project is preparing them for graduate school in medicine and museum studies!
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Religion Major Earns National Research Honor
Religion major Emma Welch was named runner-up in the undergraduate category of the 2020 Albert Clark Award, presented by Theta Alpha Kappa, the national honor society for religious studies and theology. Her research explored the history of Birmingham’s African-American Catholic community.
 
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Samford STEM Scholar Prepares to Fight Growing Cybersecurity Threat
A summer research experience immersed Burks in cutting-edge exploration of remote sensing and cybersecurity. The latter was of special interest, and helped him and his research partners develop a way to train computer networks to mitigate malware attacks.
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Samford Computer Science Students Hack Their Way to the Top
Students in Samford University’s Department of Math and Computer Science make impressive strides in developing competitive career skills. Samford teams including students Gabriela Hoefer and Anisha Nizar Ali earned five awards in a year at multiple computer science competitions and professional conferences.