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Focus on Prayer, Hope Topic of Spring Opening Convocation
Provost J. Michael Hardin gave the address during the Spring 2023 Opening Convocation on Jan. 10.
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Junior Varsity Debaters Place Second at Georgetown Tournament; Varsity Debaters Defeat Harvard
Samford University's Debate team competed at the Georgetown University Tournament in Washington, D.C., January 5-8, 2023.
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Samford Recognizes 330 Graduates During Winter Commencement Ceremonies
In December 2022, Samford University honored 330 graduates who either earned a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree during its winter commencement ceremonies.
 
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Samford Alumni Research Published in Prestigious Math Journal
Two Samford alumni who participated in Math Professor Kwadwo Antwi-Fordjour's student research group were recently published in the American Institute of Mathematical Science (AIMS) Mathematics.
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Samford Alumnus Creates One-of-a-Kind Pacifier to Prevent Dental Malocclusion
One Samford University alumnus is on a mission to save millions of children from having to go to the dentist with major teeth problems.
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Samford Faculty-and Student-Produced Film to Premiere Nov. 16
Samford’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of History will premiere a new film, produced by Howard College faculty and students, titled Speaking of Birmingham, on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. in the Wright Center.  
 
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Samford Novice Debaters Win Gonzaga Tournament: Varsity Debaters Defeat Elite Universities
Samford Debate continues to dominate its competitors. The Novice Debate team won the the Gonzaga University tournament hosted Oct. 29-30. Varsity also had their best tournament of the season defeating three universities across the country.
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Samford Launches Race, Ethnicity and Social Justice Minor
2020 was a year of civil unrest. The murder of George Floyd sparked outrage across the country, inspiring many people and institutions to reflect on how they could be better allies in the fight against racism.
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Samford to Host Biblical Scholar, Author from Australia 
On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Rosner will come to Samford University as the Department of Biblical and Religious Studies Holley-Hull lecturer to discuss his book, How to Find Yourself: Why Looking Inward is Not the Answer.
 
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Samford Faculty Receive CCCU Research Grants
Two Samford University faculty members will benefit from $60,000 in research grant funding from the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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Samford to Host Book Discussion with New York Times Bestselling Author Jennifer Teege
On Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m., several Samford University entities will partner with Global Ties Alabama to present a discussion based on the book My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past by New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Teege.
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Senior Bailey Holland Becomes First Samford Student To Win U.S. Department Of Defense SMART Scholarship
Senior Bailey Holland is the first Samford student in the history of the SMART program to receive this prestigious award.
 
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Samford Novice Debaters Reach Final Four Of Season Opener, Varsity Debaters Defeat Harvard
At the first debate tournament of the season hosted by Northwestern University, the Samford Novice Debate Team of Abby Montgomery and Grace Scott went undefeated in the preliminary rounds and advanced to the final four of the tournament.
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Samford Student Pursues Calling To Serve His Country By Interning At The U.S. Secret Service
With a passion to serve and protect his country, Senior International Relations and Spanish Double Major Burton Reed, '23, is interning for the U.S. Secret Service's National Computer Forensics Institute this year.
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Samford Hosts Lisa McNair To Share New Book On Birmingham Church Bombing That Killed Her Sister
On Monday, Oct. 3, Lisa McNair will come to Samford to share her story with her new book "Dear Denise: Letters to the Sister I Never Knew" at 3 p.m. in University Center's Harry's Coffeehouse. The book reflects on McNair's life after the 16th Street Church Bombing that killed her sister in a newly-integrated Birmingham.
 
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President Taylor Encourages Students, Employees to Place Hope in God During Opening Convocation Address
Along with Taylor’s address, three employees were recognized for their outstanding service to the university.
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Samford Howard College of Arts and Sciences Host Scholar Richard Avramenko Oct. 3
On Monday, Oct. 3, Howard College of Arts and Sciences’ Colloquium on American Citizenship will host Richard Avramenko to discuss Tocqueville, Law, and the High Priests of Democracy at 6:30 p.m. in the Regions Community Resource Room: BSOB 400 at Cooney Hall.
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Samford Howard College of Arts and Sciences Host Reading While Black Author Esau McCaulley Oct. 6
Biblical Scholar and Author Esau McCaulley will present at Samford University on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. for the 2022 J. Roderick Davis Lecture Series.