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Category: 2019 Fall

  • Game On

    Biola Begins a New Era as an Official NCAA Division II Member

    Joanna Wu — 

    Mid-July is an otherwise quiet time on Biola’s campus, but on July 12 there was one office buzzing with excitement. Inside the Biola Athletics...

  • Great Books in the Great Outdoors

    13 students. 12 books. 1 unforgettable summer.

    Hannah Williamson — 

    Welcome inside the wonder of Torrey National Parks — one of the most adventurous and awe-inspiring courses offered anywhere. If you ever want to...

  • Is There Any Hope for Truth and Civility Online?

    Q&A with social media expert Carolyn Kim

    Joanna Wu — 

    The social media world is filled with land mines — from the negative back-and-forth on Twitter to passive-aggressive linking on Facebook — leading...

  • Making Sense of Suffering

    Professor Liz Hall receives $1.1 million grant to study the role of Christian faith in suffering

    Kristen Hartman — 

    What happens when the diagnosis comes — and it’s cancer? How do you make sense of it? How do you flourish in the midst of suffering? When...

  • Why You Need to Set Up a ‘Life Team’

    Book Excerpt from 'People Fuel' by Dr. John Townsend

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    A Life Team is composed of those individuals who know all about you and can handle it all, just as you know and can handle everythingabout them....

  • Intellectual Conversion

    How an intense but civil discussion of artificial intelligence changed one expert’s mind

    Mihretu Guta — 

    It doesn’t happen routinely, but when it does, “intellectual conversion” is a pretty exciting phenomenon to witness. In my over 70 professional...

  • Think About It

    A roundup of recent videos, podcasts and other resources on Christianity and culture

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In-N-Out Burger’s Lynsi Snyder-Ellingson — Biola's YouTube channel Lynsi Snyder-Ellingson, president and owner of In-N-Out Burger, addressed...

  • Books by Biolans

    Recent publications by our very own Biola faculty and alumni.

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story, by...

  • Eyes on the Future

    Virtual reality enthusiast Megan Scott selected for special training program with Oculus

    Joanna Wu — 

    Megan Scott is disguised as a stormtrooper and is transported to the molten planet of Mustafar. Her mission is to recover imperial intelligence...

  • A Front-Row Seat on the Green

    Greg Bodine tours the world’s top courses as caddie for professional golfer Tony Finau

    Joanna Wu — 

    Greg Bodine (’12), a former student-athlete and assistant coach for the Biola men’s golf team, witnessed one of the most memorable moments in golf...

  • Sisters in Science

    Three siblings pursue Ph.D.s in the same specialized field

    Lily Journey, Joanna Wu — 

    Some sisters share a lot in common. The Engevik sisters share an uncommon amount in common. Not only did Mindy (’04), Amy (’07) and Kristen (’12)...

  • A Cultural Ambassador

    Fulbright recipient Kristina Conrad (’18) teaches English through hip-hop in Azerbaijan

    Joanna Wu — 

    Kristina Conrad (’18) is the second alumna in Biola’s recent history to participate in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the largest...

  • 'Eden' in Haiti

    Craig Erickson leads a major reforestation effort on lifeless land

    Kristen Hartman — 

    Craig Erickson (’16) was just a student when he and his friend started a non-profit in Haiti to help local farmers increase their productivity and...

  • The Intersection of Career and Calling

    After Biola with Lara Renee (’13)

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In third grade, I thought I wanted to be a lawyer. That Christmas, I asked my parents for a copy of Law for Dummies and a dictionary of “lawyer...

  • Jake Aguas — 

    Having worked in the corporate marketplace for nearly three decades now, I have had the opportunity to work side by side with many brothers and...

  • Zachariah Jimison — 

    Biola’s newest and largest academic building — the Alton and Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology and Health — was recently awarded the grand...

  • A Mother’s Letter

    President's Perspective

    Barry Corey — 

    Labor Day weekend brought the campus back to life. After a quiet summer, hundreds of jammed cars, SUVs and trailers hauled in the stuff of our...

  • Biola Again Ranked as a Top National University

    'U.S. News and World Report' spotlights Biola in several special recognition categories

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola continues to be recognized as one of America’s best colleges, evidenced by a series of college rankings released this fall — including...

  • Zachariah Jimison — 

    CampusSafety Chief John Ojeisekhoba (center) receives a President’s Award in June from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement...

  • A Warm Welcome Across the Country

    This year’s new student send-offs included 14 cities in 5 weekends

    Lily Tsau — 

    Alumni, students and families at the new student send-off in San Juan Capistrano, one of 14 such events held this summer. (Photo courtesy of Biola...