Samford Professor Receives Grant to Research Christian Trust in Science
Samford University’s Director of the Center for Science and Religion, Josh Reeves, received a grant from the Templeton Religion Trust for his research project "Trusting God and Trusting Science." The study aims to investigate skepticism towards scientific findings within Christian groups and to identify potential solutions to bridge this trust gap.
Samford Debate Finishes Season Ranked 5th in the Nation
Samford’s championship-winning debate team continues to dominate for the second year in a row. After a successful fall season, the team is ranked 5th in the nation by the American Debate Association.
Renowned Syndicated Journalist Cal Thomas Reflects on 50-Year Career and American Politics at Samford University
Former Fox News commentator and renowned syndicated columnist Cal Thomas spoke at Samford University to an audience of more than 120 students, faculty and visitors for a Howard College of Arts and Sciences Colloquium on American Citizenship lecture on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Communication and Media Win Two First-Place CMA Pinnacle Awards
The Department of Communication and Media continues to be an award-winning division of Samford University's Howard College of Arts and Sciences. Their student media organizations, The Local, Samford News Network, The Samford Crimson and Sojourn magazine, won eight College Media Association (CMA) Pinnacle Awards.
Samford Professor Identifies Site in Galilee as Production Center of Fine Ceramic Wares, Will Present at Chicago Conference in November
Last summer, Samford University professor James Strange found that the ancient Jewish village of Shikhin in Israel produced fine pottery. On Nov. 16, Strange will present this newfound discovery with a paper he co-authored at the annual American Society for Overseas Research (ASOR) meeting in Chicago.
Samford University Places Third in National Mock Trial Competition
Samford University's mock trial team placed third in the Owl Classic at Kennesaw State University on Oct. 21 in Atlanta, Georgia. Howard College of Arts and Sciences junior Gage Sherrill, an international relations and German major, won the Best Advocate Award, and senior Malija Goggins, a law, politics and society major, received the Best Witness Award.
Samford Hosts Navajo Christian Scholar and Activist for Native American Heritage Month
In observance of Native American Heritage Month, Samford University's Howard College of Arts and Sciences Departments of Geography and Sociology and Biblical and Religious Studies and the Office of Student Success and Diversity present "Mark Charles: My Journey to Follow Jesus as a Navajo Man," on Monday, Nov. 13, at 5 p.m. in Harry's Coffeehouse.
Samford Students Win Big at Mid-South Sociological Conference
Howard College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geography and Sociology students' hard work paid off at the Mid-South Sociological Conference in New Orleans on Oct. 12-14. Sociology senior Abby Highsmith placed first, and junior Holland Andrews placed second in the undergraduate research competition.
Samford University Hosts Former Fox News Commentator and Popular Syndicated Columnist Cal Thomas
On Thursday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. in Harry's Coffeehouse, award-winning journalist Cal Thomas will be the guest speaker for a Howard College of Arts and Sciences Colloquium on American Citizenship Lecture.
Steve Forbes Lectures "A Model for Leadership" at Samford University
Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Magazine, presented his talk "A Model for Leadership" for a Howard College of Arts and Sciences Colloquium on American Citizenship lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in A. Hamilton Reid Chapel.
Samford Startup: Corbitt & Co. Lakeside Apparel and Gear LLC
Maggie Corbitt, a senior journalism and mass communication major, is the owner of Corbitt & Co. Lakeside Apparel and Gear LLC and an affiliate in the Samford Startup student business incubator program.
Communication and Media Students Win BCA Student Awards
The Department of Communication and Media won 19 awards, including five first-place awards during the Baptist Communication Association Student Awards Competition on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Samford Freshman Receives John Duren Scholarship
With aspirations of becoming a mathematics teacher, freshman Nada Almansoob has been honored with the prestigious John Duren Scholarship.
Samford University receives $1.2 million grant to promote compelling preaching
Samford University has received a grant of $1.2 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish a new preaching initiative, The Spirit and Power Project, which will involve the university’s Beeson Divinity School and other parts of campus.
Samford Debate Finishes in Elite Eight at Season Opener, Captures Third and Fourth Speaker
The Samford Debate team was successful at their first tournament of the season at Northwestern University from Sept. 16-19.
Samford University Offers Cybersecurity Courses for First-Time
Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a “32% growth in cybersecurity employees between 2022 and 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations.” To ensure Samford students are prepared to enter this growing workforce, Samford University now offers cybersecurity classes through the Department of Math and Computer Science.
Students Moved by Bache Visiting Writers Series Poet Frank X Walker
On Monday, Sept. 11, at Harry's Coffeehouse, Bache’s Visiting Writers series showcased poet and professor Frank X Walker’s most notable poetry collections.
Songwriter and Author Bradley Collins '01 Establishes Scholarship for Creatives
Songwriter and Author Bradley Collins '01 establishes a scholarship for Samford University Howard College of Arts and Sciences students.