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Samford Research Explores Possible Role for Henna in Cancer Treatment

A student/faculty research project provides new evidence that a chemical produced by the henna plant might be useful in treating cancer, and offers insight into appropriate dosage. 

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Samford to Host Biennial Exhale Conference

Samford University’s Center for Faith and Health and Congregational Health Ministry program will host the Exhale Conference, July 28–29, focusing on how to sustain joy in the midst of trials. 

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Samford’s Campus Master Plan Phase One Implementation Underway

Samford University’s campus master plan phase one developments are in progress.  

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Alumnus Brett Baddorf Represents Samford at the South Pole

Samford University alumnus Brett Baddorf is spending his winter in a rather cool way. 

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Samford’s Copy of ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ Used for Documentary

A copy of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” is being used for a new documentary. 

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Samford Hosts Faculty for Unique Humanities Experience

The University Fellows honors program hosted 24 scholars from 21 universities for the Teaching the Christian Intellectual Tradition Summer Seminar, a unique experience participants described as “joyful” and “heartening.” 

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Nursing Alumna Honors Her Father by Establishing a Scholarship for Missions

Stephanie Edwards, a 2016 Samford University graduate nursing alumna, established the Kevin Myers Memorial Scholarship for Missions in honor of her father.