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  • 2019 Fall

    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...

  • 2019 Fall

    '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...

  • 2019 Fall

    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...

  • Rally Point

    New Veteran Center serves Biola's military community

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    (Photos / Natanael Cho) This fall, Biola opened a new Veteran Center — a gathering space for the university’s more than 120 veterans and...

  • 2019 Fall

    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...

  • 2019 Fall

    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...

  • 2019 Fall

    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...

  • 2019 Fall

    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...

  • 2019 Fall

    Zachariah Jimison — 

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

  • 2019 Fall

    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...

  • 2019 Summer

    Neil Morgan — 

    SWIM & DIVE TEAM Biola’s swim and dive team had another strong season by setting eight new school records and finishing in the top eight at...

  • 2019 Summer

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Looking for thoughtful perspectives on key issues facing Christianity and culture? Here are just a few recent Biola videos, podcasts and other...

  • 2019 Summer

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    How to Read Theology: Engaging Doctrine Critically and Charitably , by Uche Anizor (associate professor of theology), Baker Academic, June 2018....

  • 2019 Summer

    Jason Newell — 

    Nine years ago, we published an online-only edition ofBiola Magazinethat featured an “Ultimate Summer Reading List” — an idea we liked so much that...

  • 2019 Summer

    The Virtue of Boredom

    President's Perspective

    Barry Corey — 

    We need oxygen to live, not a phone. Some think it’s both. Paula and I were having dinner in Lower Manhattan when we were reminded of this. At one...

  • 2019 Summer

    Joanna Wu — 

    Biola took an important step this spring by unveiling a long-anticipated document that will guide the university’s ongoing efforts to welcome and...

  • 2019 Summer

    Gift of $2.5 Million Creates Key Faculty Position

    Parents’ donation establishes endowed chair in molecular biology

    Kristen Hartman — 

    A major gift from two Biola parents will endow a permanent new faculty position in Biola’s School of Science, Technology and Health, the...

  • 2019 Summer

    Joanna Wu — 

    John M. Perkins, born in 1930 in Mississippi, lived through a tumultuous period during the American civil rights movement. Because of his...

  • 2019 Summer

    Bella Burchett — 

    Mallory, Los Angeles,a student-produced film that focuses on society’s unhealthy reliance on technology, received an award of excellence at this...

  • 2019 Summer

    Humble Competitor

    Senior Emma Newman, former captain of the women’s basketball team, sets her eyes on medical school

    Lily Journey — 

    “Busy” is a tame word to describe the giant list of responsibilitiesEmma Newman carries this year. From long evenings spent in the library to...

  • 2019 Summer

    Bella Burchett — 

    L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, CEO of Union Rescue Mission Andy Bales ('78) and President Barry H. Corey. President Barry H. Corey gave the keynote...

  • 2019 Summer

    Joanna Wu — 

    William “Bill” Simon, a beloved professor of public relations and journalism, passed away on Feb. 28 after a brief illness. Simon, who was 57,...

  • 2019 Summer

    Feliz 40 Aniversario to Biola’s Hispanic Conference

    Biola hosts 40th annual conference for Spanish-speaking ministry leaders in Southern California

    Joanna Wu — 

    Biola celebrated an important milestone this spring in its ongoing efforts to partner with and support local Hispanic ministry leaders. In March,...

  • 2019 Summer

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Did Jesus die for everybody in the world, or just some of us? It’s a seemingly straightforward question that Christians of different denominations...

  • 2019 Summer

    Taking Stock of Stocks

    Professor Shane Enete aims to help Christians make ethical investment decisions

    Lily Journey — 

    Many people with retirement accounts pay close attention to how their money is growing for the future. But not as many have thought carefully...