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Samford Historian Writes New Book on Jim Crow Injustice

The book explores the long ordeal of Caliph Washington, a black man unjustly convicted of the 1957 murder of police officer James “Cowboy” Clark amidst the reflexive racism of the "Jim Crow" era in Alabama 

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Ceremony Honors Samford Undergraduate Nursing Students

Samford University’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing held its annual spring award ceremony April 20.  

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Popular Christian Author Os Guinness Speaks to Beeson Divinity School Community

A covenantal society is all about relationships, popular author Os Guinness said in a recent presentation at Samford University. 

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HEAL Conference Explores Pain Management and Opioid Abuse; Awards Two Pellegrino Medals

HEAL’s recent annual conference was designed to encourage dialogue about the ethical framework for ensuring effective pain management for those in need. 

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Samford’s Earth Day Celebration Highlights Sustainability Initiatives

Samford upheld its commitment to sustainability is through the celebration of Earth Day April 20.  

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Carroll Receives Brewer-Torbert Award from Alabama Appleseed

John L. Carroll, law professor and former dean of Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Brewer-Torbert Public Service Award by the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice. 

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Alabama Politics Reporter Lyman To Speak at Samford May 1

Brian Lyman has reported for almost a decade and was named one of the best statehouse reporters in the United States by The Washington Post in 2014.