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In New Book, Alumna Pitts Explores Language of Faith
The author’s conversational communication style invites exploration of words like grace, mercy and faith through the original Hebrew and Greek languages, as well as first century culture.
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For Computer Science Students, Internships, Research Are Essential Steps On Career Path
A panel moderated by professor Greg Kawell this fall introduced students to the internships and external research experiences for undergraduates (REUs) that can have a profound impact on career paths.
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Open House Features First Meeting of New Advisory Council
The Department of Communication and Media hosted an Open House event Nov. 5 as part of the university’s Homecoming celebrations. The event included the inaugural meeting of the department’s newly reconstituted Advisory Council.
 
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Thomas Takes Research to SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum
Sarah Thomas, a biology major and neuroscience minor, presented a project she has been working on since she was a sophomore with the guidance of mentor David Johnson.
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May Term Brings New Experiences in Chile
In May, professor Marigene Chamberlain will lead students in an intensive exploration of Chilean language, history, arts and culture.
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Mia Farris: At Home in the City of Light
The graduating language and world trade major took a bold step toward her career goals by studying and working in Paris, France, this fall.
 
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Mulder, South to Discuss Ukraine Ministry Nov. 18
The students–both Samford Global Missions Scholars–will share their ministry in L’viv, Ukraine, and discuss how that experience relates to their Samford studies.
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Historian Colvin Named Young Alumna of the Year
Prior to joining the Alabama Department of Archives and History, Alex McClure Colvin updated and digitized the collections of the Hermitage and reorganized its staff research library, and worked on the National Park Service’s Mapping Removal Project.
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Math Connection Event Links Alumna, Students
Caroline Carlisle, an internal auditor at Regions Bank, discussed the career-building value of the critical thinking and problem solving skills she developed at Samford, and offered advice for students as they position themselves for success after Samford.
 
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Biology Students, Faculty Lead Shades Creek Cleanup
Marine science major Alice Hunt and professor Betsy Dobbins organized the event and led more than 30 student, faculty and community volunteers in the effort to clean and preserve the creek that flows on the south side of Samford's campus.
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Samford to Host Science and Theology Conference
Beeson Divinity School, the Department of Biblical and Religious Studies and the Department of Christian Ministry will host the Spring Theology Conference of the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding January 13-15, 2022.
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Trepanier Addresses Civics Teachers
Trepanier discussed the need to revitalize civics education in the United States, how to find common ground on the questions of what values we should teach, how to address the question of slavery, and whether civics education is primarily a matter of knowledge or action.
 
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Stoner: Faith-Inspired Legislation Can Support Moral Society
James R. Stoner presented the first in a series of lectures hosted by the Howard College Colloquium on American Citizenship.
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Samford Research Examines Media Characterizations of Interactions Between Police, Black Girls and Women
Professors Theresa Davidson and Niya Pickett Miller, and student Kaylar Pettway, presented timely interdisciplinary research at the Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Conference.
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Samford Students Selected for SoCon Research Conference
Undergraduate research and professional mentoring are key emphases of Samford's Howard College of Arts and Sciences (HCAS). Five HCAS students were recently chosen to present their faculty-mentored research at the 2021 SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum.
 
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Young Debaters Begin Season With Promising Tournament Results
Samford University’s freshman and sophomore debaters earned several honors at the University of Mary Washington tournament Oct. 16-17.
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Fall Zoom Seminars Feature Experts, Diverse Topics
The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is hosting a series of public online seminars this fall.
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Donut Day 2021
Many non-majors joined our faculty and majors and learned more about how psychology expertise enriches any career path.