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  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Joanna Wu — 

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Write Quick

    John H. Coe and Kyle Strobel talk about practicing contemplation

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    A quick chat with John H. Coe (’79, M.A. ’83), director of the Institute for Spiritual Formation and professor of spiritual theology, and Kyle C....

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Summer is the season of outdoor BBQs, ice-cold drinks, splashing in the pool, lying by the beach — and for many of us, a time to catch up on our...

  • Write Quick: Spring 2019

    Kyle Strobel answers our questions about Jonathan Edwards

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    A quick chat with Kyle Strobel (M.A. ’02, M.A. ’05), associate professor of spiritual theology at Biola’s Talbot School of Theology, and co-author...

  • Matthew Williams — 

    Why should we persevere in prayer? Great question. Here is Jesus’s answer, from Luke 18:2–7: In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

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

  • Athletics Roundup

    The Biola Eagles dominated the NCCAA Championships this fall with four national titles

    Alex Brouwer — 

    Women’s Volleyball The ladies rounded out their phenomenal 30–6 season with a 12-game win streak, a run that concluded in Biola’s second straight...

  • Jason Newell — 

    I was typing away on my laptop about eight years ago when a message from a colleague popped up on my chat screen. “Have you seen this yet?” I...

  • Alumni Regional Contacts Bring Biolans Together Across the Country

    Plug in to community with help from a Biola alumni regional contact

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Communities of Biolans are coming together across the country and around the world. Here are just a sample of Biola meet-ups where Biolans are...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola President Barry H. Corey (left) at the U.S. Capitol with Shirley Hoogstra (middle left), president of the Council for Christian Colleges...

  • Finding God in Subatomic Particles

    Experimental particle physicist Michael G. Strauss does research at famed CERN laboratory

    Kristen Hartman — 

    Michael G. Strauss (’81) arrived at Biola as an undergraduate who was interested in the intersection of science and faith. After graduation he...

  • From Science to ‘Searching’: Alumna Co-stars in Award-Winning Film

    Michelle La (’11) transitions from wastewater analysis to acting career

    Monica Kochan — 

    After college, Michelle La’s (’11) career was headed down the drain — but in a good way. She’d landed a role in wastewater management for a local...

  • Lily Tsau — 

    You’re reading Biola Magazinebecause you’re an alumnus or have some attachment to Biola and you want to know what’s happening at, around and about...

  • Her Personal Emmy-Winning Story

    Journalist Katie Boer (’08) touches lives by documenting her mom’s struggle with dementia

    Alex Brouwer — 

    One of Katie Boer’s (’08) life goals was to win an Emmy by the time she was 30. After receiving two previous nominations, she achieved that goal...

  • Where Psychology Meets Spirituality

    Now in its 50th year, Rosemead School of Psychology is a leader in theologically integrated education and research — with bold aspirations for the future

    Jason Newell — 

    Each fall, psychology professor David Cimbora stands before a class of doctoral students to welcome them to the first week of their five year...

  • A Voice of Freedom

    How Sarah Chang fled North Korea, inspired thousands and became an unlikely Biola graduate

    Joanna Wu — 

    Eight and a half years ago, a North Korean orphan walked onto a stage in South Africa, never imagining how the next 7 minutes would change her...

  • Craig Hazen — 

    Some parts of the Bible are simply more difficult to believe than others. I have found these words spoken by Jesus in John 15:7 to be some of the...