Published on August 27, 2014  

Samford’s Christenberry Planetarium will premiere its new projection system with a screening of the Oscar-winning film Gravity at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2. The free event will include refreshments starting at 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited to 94, so don’t delay!


Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, was nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won seven, including the Best Director Oscar for Alfonso Cuarón.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.