Beeson Alum’s Church Offers Drive-Thru Communion to Parishioners
Beeson alum Michael Novotny finds creative ways to provide communion to and make this year's Holy Week meaningful for his congregation.
Accounting Instructor Addresses FAQs About the Income Tax Deadline Extension
Accounting instructor Cam Pearce responds to frequently asked questions surrounding the Internal Revenue Service's decision to delay the income tax deadline to July 15.
Professor Offers Response to the World Games Postponement
Professor Darin White offers a response to the announcement that the World Games, originally scheduled for summer 2021, have been postponed for a year and what this means for the Birmingham community.
Samford Historian Earns Prestigious NEH Grant
Den Hartog joined Samford’s faculty in 2019, bringing with him a distinguished reputation for scholarship in American political and religious history. His most recent book has been hailed as a key resource for the study of early church-state relations. His NEH proposal remains in that critical period of American history, exploring the life of one of the nation’s founders.
Viruses are Difficult to Kill: Pharmacy Faculty Discuss Treatments Related to COVID-19
Professors Jeff Kyle and Howard Hendrickson in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy provide insight into treatments available for COVID-19 as well as the development of a vaccine for the virus, SARS-CoV-2.
Beeson Divinity students help to meet needs of Midfield community during COVID-19 crisis
Beeson Divinity student David Austin opens church in Midfield to provide food to low-income families during COVID-19 pandemic.
History Students Help Preserve Memories of Rosedale Community
A Samford University student research project has created rich new online resources to help preserve the history of the predominantly African-American Rosedale community near the university’s campus. The project stretches from the community’s 19th century origins to the present, and gives special attention to the Rosedale School.
Student Projects Support U.S. Census, Legacy of Hope Organization
Members of Samford’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter have joined that organization’s national competitions in support of vitally important initiatives.
Canceled by Coronavirus: Coach Carley Kuhns Speaks on Lost Women's Basketball NCAA Tournament
Samford Athletics director of video and broadcast services, Jonathan McAfoos, recently sat down with head women's basketball coach Carley Kuhns to discuss the team's record-breaking season.
Samford Employees Join Birmingham Sewing Community to Provide Protection for Health Care Workers
The skilled hands that usually oversee the costume shop in Samford’s Department of Theatre and Dance are among the many using sewing skills to help serve those fighting on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Creating an Ergonomic Home Office Space
While working from home might come with many things to love – extra time with your furry friends and a nonexistent commute – your make shift home office might not be doing your posture any favors. As the work from home environment becomes your new normal, you, and your back, might find yourself missing your ergonomic office chair.
Orlean Beeson School of Education Utilizes Technology for More Than Online Learning
Orlean Beeson School of Education faculty are connecting with students in new ways as the university transitions to online instruction for the remainder of the semester. In addition to providing online assignments, Education Learning Commons and Technology Coordinator Amanda Stone and adjunct professor Dana Joyner have expanded the student experience to meet students’ needs beyond the classroom.
Student Earns Regional Honor for Service Learning
Aubrie Strange couldn’t receive the honor in person due to social distancing measures, but she is finding a new way to serve during the COVID-19 pandemic.
College of Health Sciences Donates Protective Equipment to Local Hospitals
Samford University's College of Health Sciences had the opportunity to donate supplies after local hospitals sent a request, expressing the criteria need for personal protective equipment.
A Conversation with Dr. Westmoreland
University President Andrew Westmoreland discusses how the Samford community is working together to solve challenges amidst the coronavirus outbreak.
Asthma and Coronavirus: What Individuals with Asthma Need to Know
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), some individuals may be at higher risk for severe cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Because COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can affect the upper and lower airways, those who suffer from asthma are included in the higher risk category.
Telehealth Helps Fight the Coronavirus Pandemic
Telehealth services were recently expanded for Medicare beneficiaries. Telehealth is the use of telecommunication devices to provide health care delivery. For many health care facilities, this expansion will allow the continuation of care for routine doctor’s office visitors while reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Community Health and Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself and Those Around You
The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has stimulated unprecedented conditions for health care workers. As members of the health care workforce attempt to serve their patients, they risk exposure, but there are collaborative efforts that we can take to protect one another and prevent the spread of COVID-19.