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Walker County men inducted into Samford Athletics Hall of Fame
Walker County men inducted into Samford Athletics Hall of Fame  Daily Mountain EaglePictured, from left to right, is Johnny Grubb, Barry Lollar, Gary Kinley, Bill Baker and Wayne Grubb, all former players on the Samford University 1971 ...
Samford asks Homewood for quarter-million in incentives
Samford asks Homewood for quarter-million in incentives  Birmingham Business JournalAn $11 million project would bring Samford University's football stadium up to par within the Southern conference.
Carnegie elevates Samford’s classification
Carnegie elevates Samford’s classification  Birmingham Business JournalSamford University's Carnegie Classification has received an upgrade – a reflection of the university's doctoral programs.
Parkview grad Carley Kuhns named head women's basketball coach at Samford
Parkview grad Carley Kuhns named head women's basketball coach at Samford  Gwinnettdailypost.comCarley Kuhns' rise in the women's college basketball coaching ranks is now at the NCAA Division I level.
Woman overcomes illness to become playwright
Woman overcomes illness to become playwright  CBS42.comBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A Samford University student's journey to becoming a playwright was no small feat. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, ...
Samford Bulldogs Introduced Carley Kuhns as New Women's Head Basketball Coach
Samford Bulldogs Introduced Carley Kuhns as New Women's Head Basketball Coach  CBS42.comSamford University has hired Carley Kuhns as its new head women's basketball coach. "It's a dream come true, I'm honored and truly blessed to be here ...
Moving on up: Kuhns accepts HC position at Division I Samford University
Moving on up: Kuhns accepts HC position at Division I Samford University  Valdosta Daily TimesVALDOSTA –– Valdosta State Athletic Director Herb Reinhard announced Wednesday, Lady Blazer head women's basketball coach Carley Kuhns has ...
Kuhns Takes Head Coaching Position at Division I Samford University
Kuhns Takes Head Coaching Position at Division I Samford University  WTXL ABC 27Valdosta State Athletic Director Herb Reinhard announced Wednesday, Lady Blazer head women's basketball coach Carley Kuhns has been named head ...
Sources: Kuhns leaving VSU for Samford
Sources: Kuhns leaving VSU for Samford  Valdosta Daily TimesVALDOSTA –– Valdosta State women's basketball coach Carly Kuhns appears to be leaving her alma mater to become the head coach at Samford University, ...
Underwood, Cindy Walding
Underwood, Cindy Walding  Dothan EagleCindy Walding Underwood passed on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, following a nearly four-year battle against advanced ovarian cancer, which she fought with all her ...
Blood pressure patients can take tainted pills during valsartan shortage, FDA says
Blood pressure patients can take tainted pills during valsartan shortage, FDA says  KPTV.comDue to a shortage of certain commonly used blood pressure drugs, the US Food and Drug Administration took the unusual step Thursday.
Birmingham man killed in early-morning crash on I-20 near Irondale
Birmingham man killed in early-morning crash on I-20 near Irondale  AL.comA Birmingham man was killed early Friday when he was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 20 in Irondale. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim ...
Samford University names new dean of Beeson Divinity School
Samford University names new dean of Beeson Divinity School  AL.comA new divinity dean has been named to succeed the founder, who is retiring.
Blood pressure patients can take tainted pills during valsartan shortage, FDA says
Blood pressure patients can take tainted pills during valsartan shortage, FDA says  Q13 News SeattleDue to a shortage of certain commonly used blood pressure drugs, the US Food and Drug Administration took the unusual step Thursday of ...
Students celebrate Rascal Day at Cumberland School of Law with dog parade
Students celebrate Rascal Day at Cumberland School of Law with dog parade  AL.comLaw students took a break from studying on Thursday to celebrate and honor a former canine graduate. Cumberland School of Law hosted its annual Rascal ...
BWW Review: The Compassionate Life of John Howard Shines THE PRISONER'S FRIEND at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church
BWW Review: The Compassionate Life of John Howard Shines THE PRISONER'S FRIEND at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church  Broadway WorldDavid W. Chapman's original story takes creative liberties and dives into the last days of noted 18th-century ...
Former Alabama Supreme Court justice tapped as new senior services commissioner
Former Alabama Supreme Court justice tapped as new senior services commissioner  alreporter.comThe governor has appointed a new commissioner to oversee the state Department of Senior Services, the cabinet agency that administers programs ...
Anthony Ray Hinton honored as Samford's 2019 Corts Distinguished Author
Anthony Ray Hinton honored as Samford's 2019 Corts Distinguished Author  Birmingham TimesAnthony Ray Hinton will be honored as the 2019 Distinguished Author on April 16 at the ninth annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series ...
Easter Events To Check Out In Birmingham
Easter Events To Check Out In Birmingham  Patch.comEaster Events To Check Out In Birmingham - Birmingham, AL - There are several events for families to attend to celebrate Easter in Birmingham this year.
New principal for Brookwood Elementary School named | News
New principal for Brookwood Elementary School named | News  Gwinnettdailypost.comA 23-year veteran educator and school administrator will be coming to Brookwood Elementary School as its new principal.
Anthony Ray Hinton Set to Speak as the 2019 Corts Distinguished Author
Anthony Ray Hinton Set to Speak as the 2019 Corts Distinguished Author  Over the Mountain JournalAnthony Ray Hinton, who served 30 years on Alabama's death row before being exonerated and released, is being honored this month as the 2019 ...
Alabama Symphony Orchestra presents 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert'
Alabama Symphony Orchestra presents 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert'  Bham NowAlabama Symphony Orchestra performs John Williams' score as the movie plays on the big screen at Samford University Wright Center April 12-13.
Zak Kent whiffs 14 as VMI defeats Samford, 5-4
Zak Kent whiffs 14 as VMI defeats Samford, 5-4  Augusta Free PressJunior right-hander Zak Kent recorded 14 strikeouts Sunday as the VMI baseball team defeated league-leading Samford University 5-4.
Magic City Newsmakers: Tornado relief efforts, Triumph Services, Foundry, BCRFA and more
Magic City Newsmakers: Tornado relief efforts, Triumph Services, Foundry, BCRFA and more  Birmingham Business JournalGood works from local companies and news from the region's nonprofits.
Samford's Christian ministry program gives students practical ministry prep
Samford's Christian ministry program gives students practical ministry prep  Alabama BaptistMarch 21, 2019. Every week Scott Guffin has a small group of students show up in his office. They're there for what he hopes is something ...
On this day in Alabama history: John Hall Buchanan Jr. was born
On this day in Alabama history: John Hall Buchanan Jr. was born  Alabama NewsCenterBorn on this day, John Hall Buchanan Jr. was a Republican representative in Congress from 1965 to 1981. He was a strong advocate of civic education, ...
Achievement Unlocked: Three Things to Celebrate at Age 40
Achievement Unlocked: Three Things to Celebrate at Age 40  ForbesToday, I am 40 years old. Here are three things I've achieved that relatively few people throughout history have done: Living to age 40. Life expectancy at birth, ...
Samford women's basketball coach Mike Morris to retire
Samford women's basketball coach Mike Morris to retire  CBS42.comBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Samford Athletics)– After 25 years at Samford University, including the last 17 as the head women's basketball coach, Mike Morris ...
Samford's Morris announces retirement from coaching
Samford's Morris announces retirement from coaching  AL.comAfter 25 years at Samford University, including the last 17 as the head women's basketball coach, Mike Morris announced his retirement from coaching Monday ...
The Samford University String Quartet—See this Notable Classical Performance!
The Samford University String Quartet—See this Notable Classical Performance!  NewsaegisThe Pell City Public Library welcomes the Samford String Quartet for its upcoming Wild and Wonderful Wednesday program scheduled for Wednesday, March ...
Living Well with Michelle: Eating herbs and spices
Living Well with Michelle: Eating herbs and spices  CBS42.comIn this week's Living Well with Michelle, it's all about herbs and spices. Michelle met with Samford University dietetic director & associate professor Mim Gaines to ...
University of Maine at Samford University — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine
University of Maine at Samford University — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily NewsBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – In game three against Samford, the University of Maine baseball team could not comeback from a four-run ...
Six candidates apply for Mathews interim appointment
Six candidates apply for Mathews interim appointment  Gloucester Mathews Gazette JournalMathews County has released the names of six people who have applied for the seat on the Mathews County Board of Supervisors that was vacated on Feb.
50 events happening this weekend in Birmingham, including 12 St. Patrick's Day celebrations
50 events happening this weekend in Birmingham, including 12 St. Patrick's Day celebrations  Bham NowTheater, live music and a whole lot of St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Here's what's happening this weekend in Birmingham, March 15-17.
Legal roundup: Samford University to host ethics reform panel, Bradley names new Tampa office managing partner and more
Legal roundup: Samford University to host ethics reform panel, Bradley names new Tampa office managing partner and more  Birmingham Business JournalEditor's Note: Legal Roundup is the BBJ's weekly look at news and notes from the local legal ...
'Student-powered' app provides personalized calendar based off syllabi
'Student-powered' app provides personalized calendar based off syllabi  The State NewsSkoller is an application that organizes student's schedules based off class syllabi. At the beginning of the school year, it was made available to all ...
College Admissions Scandal Shows Racism In NCAA Sports
College Admissions Scandal Shows Racism In NCAA Sports  TIMEThe college admissions scandal is further evidence of white students benefitting from the unpaid labor of black athletes, experts say.
College coaches took bribes to pass kids off as star athletes, FBI says. The NCAA is investigating.
College coaches took bribes to pass kids off as star athletes, FBI says. The NCAA is investigating.  The Washington PostOn the surface, it appeared to be typical correspondence about a potential star athlete. But the student's athletic ...
Legion FC partners with Samford's Center for Sports Analytics
Legion FC partners with Samford's Center for Sports Analytics  Birmingham Business JournalBirmingham Legion FC has teamed with Samford University's Center for Sports Analytics just ahead of its official debut in the United Soccer League on ...
Samford study may unlock secrets to improving your workout
Samford study may unlock secrets to improving your workout  WBRCBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A group of college-age males can bench press better if they're listening to Drake than they could if they heard a Dierks Bentley ...
Attorney joins Burr & Forman as counsel
Attorney joins Burr & Forman as counsel  Birmingham Business JournalA new attorney has joined the Birmingham office of Burr & Forman as counsel.
Hey, America: Y'all need to start saying y'all, linguist says
Hey, America: Y'all need to start saying y'all, linguist says  AL.comAcross America, it's becoming increasingly common to hear the use of the Southern contraction “Y'all,” a linguistic fusion of the words “you” and “all.”
They Left Me Out, and I Saw It All
They Left Me Out, and I Saw It All  The New York TimesWelcome to The Edit. Each week in our newsletter, you'll hear from college students and recent graduates about issues going on in their lives. Sign up here to ...
Dordt gets attention of conservatives | News
Dordt gets attention of conservatives | News  nwestiowa.comSIOUX CENTER—A conference planned for Dordt College in Sioux Center has attracted some negative attention. The conference is titled “The Prodigal Love of ...
Samford Student Chosen for Global Institute for Human Rights
Samford Student Chosen for Global Institute for Human Rights  Alabama BaptistHome | Alabama Baptist Entities | Campus News | Samford Student Chosen for Global Institute for Human Rights. February 26, 2019. Sadie Odom, a first-year ...
Muriel Warren Appointed Director of Accreditation for School of Medicine
Muriel Warren Appointed Director of Accreditation for School of Medicine  Mercer NewsMACON – Muriel Warren was recently appointed director of accreditation for Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM). “Muriel joins us with years of ...
ACM Awards 2019: Nominees include Little Big Town, Florida Georgia Line
ACM Awards 2019: Nominees include Little Big Town, Florida Georgia Line  AL.comFlorida Georgia line performs with Bebe Rexha, center, during the Recording Academy and Clive Davis' pre-Grammy gala on Feb. 9, 2019 in Beverly Hills, ...
Summer Camp Guide: Find Yourself
Summer Camp Guide: Find Yourself  Over the Mountain JournalNothing helps a kid meet new friends, learn new things, build confidence and make memories for a lifetime quite like summer camp. From traditional to ...
Christian Thought Leader to Speak at Samford University's Orlean Beeson School of Education
Christian Thought Leader to Speak at Samford University's Orlean Beeson School of Education  Over the Mountain JournalBest-selling author, radio host and Christian commentator Eric Metaxas will speak March 17 at Samford University as part ...
UTC hoops star Kevin Easley injured in Mocs' OT loss at Samford
UTC hoops star Kevin Easley injured in Mocs' OT loss at Samford  Chattanooga Times Free PressThe UTC men's basketball team lost 80-76 in overtime Saturday at Samford, the Mocs' sixth loss in their past seven games.
This week: Samford University blood drive rewards donors
This week: Samford University blood drive rewards donors  CBS42.comA blood drive here in Birmingham will reward you for saving lives. The American Red Cross and Samford University Bulldogs are teaming up for a blood drive on ...
Making history: Miss University of Alabama crowns first black queen
Making history: Miss University of Alabama crowns first black queen  The Crimson WhileTiara Pennington, the first African-American to be crowned as Miss University of Alabama, knows that the color of a person's skin should not stop them ...
Samford Told Female Dancers to Bind Breasts
Samford Told Female Dancers to Bind Breasts  Inside Higher EdSamford University officials told female students in a dance competition that they needed to bind their breasts to perform, AL.com reported. Many students ...
Grammy Awards 2019: Nominees with Alabama ties shut out in 4 categories
Grammy Awards 2019: Nominees with Alabama ties shut out in 4 categories  AL.comLittle Big Town, Anderson East, Florida Georgia Line and more lost in their categories at today's Premiere Ceremony.
A look at what Lindy’s says about the 2019 Atlanta Braves
A look at what Lindy’s says about the 2019 Atlanta Braves  FanSidedLindy's yearly annual on the Braves provides tons of *content* for the upcoming 2019 season.
VMI Drops Heartbreaker to Samford 84-77 in OT
VMI Drops Heartbreaker to Samford 84-77 in OT  VMI AthleticsLEXINGTON, Va. – The VMI men's basketball team led for nearly 37 minutes Saturday afternoon, but visiting Samford University rallied for an 84-77 overtime win ...
Alabama author pens ‘The Remarkable Housewives of the Bible’ series
Alabama author pens ‘The Remarkable Housewives of the Bible’ series  Yellowhammer NewsAlabama author Erin Brown Hollis has written a book she hopes will engage women spiritually and provide the same sort of outlet many seek through ...
Students complain Samford told women to bind breasts for Step Sing dance
Students complain Samford told women to bind breasts for Step Sing dance  AL.comBrit Blalock, a 2008 Samford graduate who founded SAFE Samford in 2011 (Students, Alumni and Faculty for Equality), said Samford has asked female students ...
STAR Students: Banquet recognizes top Jackson High seniors
STAR Students: Banquet recognizes top Jackson High seniors  jacksonprogress-argusAbby Shurtz chose language arts department chairperson Christa Miller as her STAR teacher.
Samford University told Step Sing Dancers to 'Bind Breasts,' Students Say
Samford University told Step Sing Dancers to 'Bind Breasts,' Students Say  The Daily BeastSamford University officials allegedly told an all-female group partaking in a dancing competition to “bind their breasts,” according to the ...
VMI falls just short against Chattanooga 71-70
VMI falls just short against Chattanooga 71-70  VMI AthleticsLEXINGTON, Va. – A last second shot to win the game hit the rim and bounced off Thursday evening as the VMI men's basketball team was defeated 71-70 by ...
PRIVATEER TRACK TEAMS RETURN TO BIRMINGHAM FOR BULLDOG OPEN
PRIVATEER TRACK TEAMS RETURN TO BIRMINGHAM FOR BULLDOG OPEN  UNO Privateers AthleticsBirmingham, Alabama-Nearly 30 student-athletes will represent the University of New Orleans at this week's Bulldog Open Track and Field Meet, Friday and ...
2019 National Signing Day in middle Georgia
2019 National Signing Day in middle Georgia  wgxa.tvIt's National Signing Day and WGXA is bringing you the latest updates from athletes all around middle Georgia. Follow along all day here with the ...
3 ways the Samford University Wright Center serves Birmingham and why you want to get tickets for The Midtown Men now
3 ways the Samford University Wright Center serves Birmingham and why you want to get tickets for The Midtown Men now  Bham NowIf you've never been to the Samford University Wright Center, now's your chance to change that. Get tickets to ...
Flourish conference to feature Higgs, Harper
Flourish conference to feature Higgs, Harper  Alabama BaptistFebruary 3, 2019. BIRMINGHAM — Things can get overwhelming in the trenches of everyday life. That's why Connecting Ministries is inviting women from all ...