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On Tuesday, March 20, Samford University received national recognition in the 2019 U. S. News & World Report graduate rankings for its business, education, law and nursing graduate programs. more

News

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Jesse Chambers

The annual planting, held by Homewood Environmental Commission and Samford University, drew about 80 volunteers on Saturday morning. more

People

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Photos courtesy of Jennifer Crumpton.

A graduate of Samford University with a degree in journalism, she also began a career as a writer, author, speaker and commentator. more

People

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Lexi Coon

Dr. Jonathan Bass with Samford University spoke to the monthly chamber luncheon about the history and significance of hogs in Alabama. more

Businesses

She was among 89 rising seniors, from 24 counties and 56 high schools in Alabama, who were individually chosen for the two-week honors program. more

Private Schools

More alumni opting to plant roots in Magic City thanks in part to areas like Homewood. more

People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

As Samford University prepares to celebrate its 60th year in the Homewood community, it is also recognizing its largest student body to date. This fall, almost 5,500 students will attend the university, including graduate and undergraduate students. more

People

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

People

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Photo courtesy of Samford University.

From music and dance to science and philosophy, Samford University is offering a variety of summer programs for children and teens. more

People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Samford University entered the education world as Howard College, with only 850 students. But, like for many colleges, growth was inevitable. more

Schools

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Investments in future by students, Samford University go hand in hand. more

Schools

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Caroline Summers, Samford University

The training will be April 4 from 1:15 to 3 p.m. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Lacey Updegraff.

Presented by the Alabama Kidney Foundation, registration for the event is at 8:30 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Rather than an entry fee, there is a suggested donation of $30, which includes a Kidney Walk T-shirt. more

People

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Photo by Alyx Chandler

On Monday, February 27, Samford Master of Public Health students hosted a public forum to address the community concern about the opioid epidemic and the increase in the number of deaths associated with heroin and prescription opioid overdoses. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Jeri Boyd.

A year after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Jeri Boyd was on her way back from New York after participating in the annual Parkinson’s Unity Walk. It was then that she said she had an idea: What if there was a fundraising event in Alabama? more

People

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Photo courtesy of Alabama Ballet.

The beloved ballet “The Nutcracker” will welcome the Christmas season again with the help of the Alabama Ballet. more

Businesses

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Jesse Chambers

Samford University led this year's planting of native tree seedlings along the Lakeshore Greenway near campus. more

People

Samford University

Sydney Cromwell

The university will be proceeding with a fire drill for all campus buildings except residence halls on Oct. 19. more

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Photo courtesy of Auxiliary of Big Oak Ranch.

In celebration of their 10-year anniversary, the Auxiliary of Big Oak Ranch presents an evening with Amy Grant. The concert will be held at Samford University’s Leslie S. Wright Center on Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. more

People

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Sydney Cromwell

Monday marks the first time classes will be held in the former Southern Progress building, which Samford bought in 2015 to house the College of Health Sciences. more

Schools

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

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Homewood Star August 2019