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Samford Hosts 50th Annual Summer Debate Institute for Middle and High School Students
Samford University’s nationally recognized debate team hosted its 50th annual Summer Debate Institute, July 1-6. “It is an opportunity for students to experience the collegiate lifestyle, explore Samford’s campus and surround them with Samford debaters,” said debate director Lee Quinn.
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Samford Geography and Sociology Department Earns National Recognition
Samford University’s Department of Geography and Sociology in Howard College of Arts and Sciences has been “put on the map” with a recent award from the American Association of Geographers.
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Samford University Fellows Study Abroad in Italy
Twenty six University Fellows studied abroad in Italy, May 13-26. They visited Florence, Rome and the city of Pompeii, to culminate their first two years of studies at Samford University.
 
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Samford University Selects Ana Carballal as New Chair of World Languages and Cultures
Ana Carballal will be the new chair of Samford University’s Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLAC), effective August 1. She follows English professor Tim Sutton, who served as the interim WLAC chair for two years.
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Communication and Media Students Advance to Effie Collegiate Ally Brand Challenge Semifinals
Samford University students earned a spot in the 2024 Effie Collegiate Ally Brand Challenge semifinals for an integrated marketing campaign they worked on in Communication and Media professor Ignatius Fosu’s Advertising Practicum JMC 412 class last spring.
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Play ball! Samford Computer Science Students Collaborate with the Center for Sports Analytics to Develop a Virtual Reality Pitching App 
Samford University computer science students in Howard College of Arts and Science partner with the Center for Sports Analytics in Brock School of Business to develop a virtual reality pitching app for baseball.
 
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Samford Debate Finishes Season Ranked Third in the Nation, Highest Achievement in Program History
Samford University's debate program just completed its best season to date. Ranked third in the nation by the American Debate Association (ADA) for the first time in program history, the team broke records and won numerous prestigious awards.
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Math and Computer Science Students Honored at Department Celebration
On April 11, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science recognized the outstanding achievements of its majors, including graduating seniors, department award recipients, honor society inductees, and students receiving cords and certificates.
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Samford University Alumni Create Sacred Space for All Abilities
Katherine ’04 and Jay ’04 Wolf both graduated from Howard College of Arts and Sciences with degrees in communication studies. While they knew they would eventually land in this field, they had no idea just how much their experience at Samford University would impact their professional journeys.
 
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Samford Through and Through: Bass Family Continues Legacy at Samford
After spending much of their childhood on Samford's campus where their father Jonathan teaches history, the three Bass children have forged their own paths as Samford students.
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Samford’s School of the Arts and Howard College of Arts and Sciences Celebrate Spring 2024 Graduates
On Saturday, April 27, Samford University’s School of the Arts and Howard College of Arts and Sciences celebrated its spring graduates with a joint commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. in the Pete Hanna Center.
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Samford Professor Receives Organic Syntheses Grant to Fund Chemistry Research Project
Dale Wilger, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and his student research group have developed a compelling hypothesis that received grant funding for one undergraduate summer researcher to prove this hypothesis. 
 
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Samford Student Spends Semester in British Parliament
Sophia Revis, a Samford University sophomore and sociology and communication studies double major, has spent the spring semester studying abroad in London. While residing at Samford’s Daniel House, she completed a unique internship in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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Communication and Media Students Continue Winning Streak at Alabama Media Professionals Communication Contest
The Department of Communication and Media has had an outstanding spring award season, winning over 50 awards across student achievements and publications. Their winning streak continued on Thursday, April 11, as they garnered more accolades at the Alabama Media Professionals Communication Contest award ceremony.
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TJ Riggs Becomes Fifth Samford Student to Be Named Truman Scholar
Samford University's Howard College of Arts and Sciences junior TJ Riggs, a law politics and society major, has been named a 2024 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Riggs is the first Samford student to receive this prestigious national scholarship since 2002 and only the fifth recipient in Samford’s history.
 
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40 Years of Giving: One Couple’s Dedication to Continuing Samford University’s Legacy
Dorothy ’76 and Richard ’69 Swindle made their first gift to Samford University in the 1980s. Now, 40 years later, they are still investing in its legacy. This time, through a challenge to the Samford community on Tuesday, April 9 for 2024 Samford Giving Day.
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Samford Psychology Professor Awarded Prestigious Grant to Help Create More Sensory Inclusive Worship Environments
For many people, church is a place of healing and tranquility. It's a place where you can fellowship with other believers and be in the presence of God. However, for those grappling with sensory processing sensitivity, going to church is far from peaceful. It can be a nightmare.  
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Samford Professor Elected President of the American Fisheries Society Southern Division
Biological and Environmental Sciences chair Anthony Overton's election by the committee in February marks the beginning of a four-year term. At the forefront of his duties is directing the many chapters and committees across the division.