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Communication and Media Students Win Awards and are Selected to Present Research at BEA Conference
17 students from the Fall 2023 JMC 401 Senior Thesis class were accepted to present their research projects at the April Broadcast Education Association convention. 16 of those students also won awards for their papers.
 
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Cumberland School of Law Students Reach Finals of ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition 
Samford University Cumberland School of Law had three student advocacy teams compete in the ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition, Feb. 16-18, for the first time in more than five years. Two of Cumberland School of Law's teams advanced to the final round and ultimately placed 2nd and 3rd in the alternative dispute resolution competition. 
 
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Cumberland School of Law Clinics Provide Powerful Experiences for Samford Law Students
At Samford University Cumberland School of Law, students put into practice the knowledge and skills they’ve learned in their classes through clinical opportunities. Through these opportunities, students engage core pillars of law school’s mission, including public service, professionalism and community.
 
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Staying Rooted: Physical Therapy and the Cincinnati Reds
As a physical therapy alumnus, Eric Gonzalez's journey from Samford to his current role as the director of rehabilitation for the Cincinnati Reds epitomizes the transformative power of mentorship and aspiration.
 
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MBA Student Titus Moore Embodies Entrepreneurial Spirit with New Internships and Company Launch
Student-athlete Titus Moore, a marketing graduate and current MBA student, had two prestigious internships with Coca-Cola and Danone the past two summers and is currently running his own direct-to-consumer company, Moore’s Granola.
 
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The Problem of Evil is Always Personal: How Lament Invites Us into Deeper Hope
Emily Knight, Beeson's recruitment coordinator and alumni relations officer, recently wrote a post for the North American Mission Board, "The Problem of Evil is Always Personal: How Lament Invites Us into Deeper Hope."
 
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Brock School of Business Hosts Inaugural Sales Summit for Aspiring Sales Professionals
Samford University Brock School of Business hosted its inaugural Sales Summit on Feb. 23. Following opening remarks from Dean Chad Carson, the half day summit provided an opportunity for aspiring sales professionals to learn more about various types of sales careers, industry trends and best practices.
 
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The Gospel Coalition profiles Robert Smith Jr.
The Gospel Coalition recently published a story about Robert Smith Jr., the Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair of Divinity at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School, detailing God's faithfulness in the midst of personal tragedy and reflecting on his life and career as he prepares to retire at the end of this academic year.
 
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Samford Art Students and Professor Larry Thompson Reflect on London Study Abroad Trip
In an incredible journey of learning and exploration, art professor Larry Thompson led 19 Samford University students across the pond to the heart of London in fall 2023. This initiative was part of Samford Abroad portfolio's flagship program, hosted in the Daniel House. The experience offered a unique blend of academics, cultural immersion and personal growth.
 
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Nationally Recognized Atmospheric Scientist Challenges Samford Students to Act on Climate Change
Hundreds gathered in the Wright Center to hear climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe speak at Samford University for the Howard College of Arts and Sciences annual Davis Lecture on Feb. 13. The event was sponsored by Samford's Office of the Provost and Cumberland School of Law. 
 
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Pinning Ceremony Represents Next Step for Samford Pharmacy Students
Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy honored its third-year Doctor of Pharmacy students at its annual professional pinning ceremony on February 16.
 
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Class of 2025 First to Begin Early APPE Rotations
This week, Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy transitioned the first students under the new Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum into Advance Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE). In 2017, Dean Michael Crouch and faculty began working to transform the curriculum to address the profession's ever-expanding role in health care and redefine the structure of each semester.
 
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Atlanta Braves Executives Continue Mentorship Program with Samford Students
Trying to gain professional connections can be an isolating experience for students who are about to join the workforce. The Atlanta Braves are bridging that gap with Samford University students, one mentorship experience at a time.
 
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Cumberland School of Law Moot Court Teams Shine at ABA National Appellate Advocacy Regional Competition in Las Vegas
Students from Samford University Cumberland School of Law competed in the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy regional competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, Feb. 14-18. Two teams from Cumberland School of Law won all three of their preliminary oral arguments and third-year student Chotsani Holifield was the third best advocate in the competition.
 
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Theatre Production: Behind the Scenes with Costume Design
Samford University’s School of the Arts takes great pride in the passion and thought invested into each theatre production. A theatre production comprises numerous elements and moving parts. Whether it’s script selection, identifying leadership roles, interpreting the script or casting, each step relies on the others for a successful show.
 
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Samford University’s History Remembered in Professor’s New Book
New information about Samford University’s beginnings is revealed in the new book From Every Stormy Wind That Blows: The Idea of Howard College and the Origins of Samford University, which debuted on Feb. 21.
 
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Cumberland School of Law Sweeps National Trial Competition Regionals, Securing 12th Regional Win in 16 Years and a Place at Nationals
For the 12th time in 16 years, Samford University Cumberland School of Law won the regional competition of the National Trial Competition. During the event, Feb. 16-18, both Cumberland School of Law teams swept the competition, securing the school’s seventh sweep of regionals in the past 14 years earning both teams a spot at nationals.
 
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Samford Debaters Win Mid-Atlantic Championship, Qualify for National Debate Tournament
Samford University Debate had another strong outing this weekend, with junior Mary Grace Hammond and freshman Laurel Pack winning the Junior Varsity division of the Mid-Atlantic Region District Tournament, held Feb. 17-18. 
 
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Auburn’s Big Innings Costly In Baseball’s Road Loss
AUBURN, Ala. – The Samford University baseball team gave up a couple of big innings that proved costly in a 12-3 loss at Auburn Tuesday evening at Plainsman Park
 
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Samford Softball Drops Heartbreaker In Midweek at Alabama State
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In the first road midweek of the season, the Samford softball fell in walk-off fashion to Alabama State as the Hornets bested the Bulldogs 3-2 on Tuesday afternoon.
 
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Bulldogs To Play At Wofford Wednesday Evening
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Samford men's basketball team will travel to Spartanburg, S.C., to take on the Wofford Terriers Wednesday evening at 5 p.m. (CT). The game can be seen live on ESPN+.
 
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Bowman Named SoCon Player Of The Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Samford's Emily Bowman was named the Southern Conference Player of the Week when the league released its weekly women's basketball awards Tuesday afternoon.
 
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Bulldogs Continue Road Swing On Tuesday At Alabama State
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Following a historic offensive outburst to conclude the weekend, the Samford softball team heads south on Interstate 65 to Montgomery for a midweek contest with the Alabama State Hornets.
 
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Baseball To Play At 19th-ranked Auburn Tuesday
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Samford University baseball team will play at 19th-ranked Auburn Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. at Plainsman Park.