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New Samford-commissioned American Opera, The Ghosts of Gatsby, to Make World Premiere
Samford University and Samford’s School of the Arts have commissioned a new American opera, The Ghosts of Gatsby, debuting Nov. 15-18 in Harrison Theatre. Opening night will include a special conversation with creators hosted by Opera Birmingham in Bolding Studio at 6:30 p.m.  
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School of the Arts Launches Christian Ministry Degree
Students enrolled in new Christian Ministry program this fall. 
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Samford Professor Scott Fisk Joined Team of Artists in China this Summer
Professor and Chair of Samford’s Department of Art Scott Fisk was one of only 20 artists chosen to participate recently in the Matter and Spirit, a two-week seminar in Beijing, Nanjing and Shanghai, China.  
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The Center for Worship and the Arts (CWA) Hosts David Bailey
Worship Exchange event provides forum for Samford community to explore work of David Bailey and film, 11AM: Hope for America’s Most Segregated Hour. 
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Mark Lackey Debuts Album
Mark Lackey, Assistant Professor, Division of Music will release his debut album Fairy Tale Nov. 2 with Centaur Records.  
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School of the Arts Theatre Season Continues with Hedda Gabler
Regarded as one of the most controversial plays ever published or performed, Samford’s School of the Arts presents Henrik Ibsen’s play Hedda Gabler in a new version by Brian Friel Oct. 25-28. 
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School of the Arts Faculty Show Opens This Week
Samford art and design faculty are featured in a new gallery show that opened this week in the recently remodeled Art Gallery on Samford’s campus. The exhibit displays work of current members along with several retired professors including Don Rankin, Robin Snyder and Lowell Vann.