Published on February 11, 2020 by Sean Flynt  
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Samford University’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences will begin its spring lecture series Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. in Propst Hall 140 (Christenberry Planetarium) as it welcomes McWhorter School of Pharmacy professor Patricia Jumbo-Lucioni, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Montevallo environmental studies professor Susan Caplow will lecture March 5 at 3 p.m. in Christenberry Planetarium.

University of Alabama at Birmingham professor James McClintock, Ph.D., will discuss The Impacts of Climate Change – from Antarctica to Alabama for the 3rd annual Howell-McLaughlin Distinguished Research Lecture April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Regions Room, fourth floor of Cooney Hall (reception following).

Samford professor David Johnson, Ph.D., will conclude the series April 22 at 3 p.m. in Christenberry Planetarium.

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. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 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.