Published on April 25, 2013 by Steve Donaldson  

Science and Religion students Melanie McConnell and Hannah James received the "Most Creative" award at this year's Earth Day celebrations on Samford's campus for their display, "The Views of Science and Religion on Climate Change." Passersby were encouraged to participate by publically announcing what they would do for a Klondike Bar. Their prize? A Klondike Bar, of course!

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.