Published on February 6, 2012 by Steve Donaldson  

Dr. Steve Donaldson (Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and Senior Fellow, Center for Science and Religion) and Dr. Todd Harrington (Minister of Spiritual Formation, Dawson Memorial Baptist Church) attended a conference in Chico, CA February 2-3 for recipients of the Templeton Foundation funded Scientists in Congregations grant. The conference featured keynote addresses by Karl Giberson and Robert Russell and included a number of sessions geared to help grantees with their projects.

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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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.