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  • Why We Gave: Spring 2021

    Business owners Vincent Huang and Jovy Cheng make seven-figure gift to Biola Fund

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Vincent Huang and Jovy Cheng recently gave a seven-figure gift to the Biola Fund — providing critical support to students during a particularly...

  • Biola Introduces New Diversity Strategic Plan

    University roadmap identifies initiatives to build ‘unity amidst diversity’

    Jason Newell — 

    Biola marked a major milestone this spring in its ongoing efforts to embrace and embody biblical diversity, launching a long-awaited “...

  • Dr. 1,000

    Basketball coach Dave Holmquist reaches historic milestone

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Dave Holmquist has become just the fifth head coach in four-year college men’s basketball history to earn 1,000 career coaching victories, reaching...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    As society has increasingly become socially fragmented and polarized, more Christians are feeling disconnected and struggling to grow spiritually....

  • 30 to Watch (Literally)

    Meet some of the recent Snyder School of Cinema and Media Arts alumni whose work you’ll want to follow

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The rising reputation of Biola’s Snyder's School of Cinema and Media Arts is a major credit to the many alumni who are making an impact through...

  • Softball Finishes as National Runner-Up

    Team makes impressive statement in first season of playoff eligibility

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Biola softball team came within one win of capturing the NCAA Division II national championship this spring, falling just short in the final...

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    Biola is now accepting applications for several new online programs launching this summer and fall — including options at both the graduate and...

  • Think About It: Spring 2021

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

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Rocky Seto at Chapel (YOUTUBE) Rocky Seto, former assistant head coach for the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, spoke at a recent Biola chapel. The now...

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    Where Prayer Becomes Real, by Kyle Strobel (M.A. ’02, M.A. ’05, associate professor of spiritual theology) and John Coe (’79, M.A. ’83, professor...

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    Questions of social justice have become highly combustible among Christians. Part of the problem stems from the triggering term “social justice.”...

  • Hope in Community

    Nursing alumna Michelle Howe uses her skills to combat Covid-19

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    When the Covid-19 vaccine race kicked into gear, alumna Michelle Howe (‘08) joined the cause as a study nurse assisting in the Pfizer-BioNTech...

  • Encountering God for the First Time Again

    Jeff White writes the first illustrated story Bible for adults

    Zachariah Jimison — 

    For those who have heard the stories of Abraham, David and Jesus their whole lives, it can be difficult to approach the Bible with a new set of...

  • Serving Servicemembers

    Psychologist Katie Kopp has spent the past 13 years working with military veterans

    Sarah Dougher — 

    Capt. Katie Kopp (M.A. ’05, Ph.D. ’08) was drawn to the Southern California sun when applying for Rosemead School of Psychology in the middle of an...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In fall of 2018, I came to my friend with the idea of a dinner club. It had been two years since I moved to New York City to pursue a career as a...

  • Suzy Crowell, 1939–2020

    Remembering the namesake of Crowell School of Business and descendant of Biola founder

    Barry Corey — 

    On the last day of 2020, I received word that Biola had lost a great friend, Suzanne “Suzy” Crowell. For Paula and me, it was a sad New Year’s Eve....

  • Wordsmithing the Word

    Biola professors help update the New American Standard Bible (NASB) for 2020

    Zachariah Jimison — 

    About six years ago, New Testament professors Moyer Hubbard and Alan Hultberg received an email from the Lockman Foundation that went something...

  • How to Disagree Without Dividing

    In a time of intense polarization and provocation, is there any hope for a return to civility? The directors of Biola’s new Winsome Conviction Project say yes.

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    More than any year in recent memory, 2020 has been a perfect storm for conflict. Over the past several months, we’ve survived a particularly...

  • Biola’s Biblical Approach to Racial Justice

    Amid racial pain and division, Scripture calls us to godly discernment and gospel faithfulness.

    Barry Corey — 

    On March 11, just a week before we began emptying the campus in response to Covid-19, about 100 of us sat in a circle at Biola’s Calvary Chapel...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    Biola’s Torrey Honors Institute changed its name in September to Torrey Honors College — a move that better reflects the program’s impact and...

  • Biola Honored for ‘Best Undergraduate Teaching’

    U.S. News and World Report recognizes university on several rankings.

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola University has again been named one of America’s top-tier national universities by U.S. News and World Report, earning special recognition in...

  • Finding ‘Hope in Crisis’

    Donors give nearly $3 million to students impacted by Covid-19.

    Kristen Hartman — 

    Four years ago, Alisa Sanchez met Jesus. Someone at the shelter where she and her infant daughter were staying explained the gospel, and the...

  • Mentoring Minorities in Medicine

    First-generation student Ixchel Gomez starts a club for students of color pursuing health sciences.

    Joanna Wu — 

    Ixchel “Izzy” Gomez is on a mission to practice medicine — and she wants to bring others like her along with her. Growing up in a largely Hispanic,...

  • Meet the Deans – Fall 2020

    Biola’s film, psychology and science schools start year with new top leaders.

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Three of Biola’s nine schools began the academic year under the leadership of new deans, each stepping into their roles this summer following...

  • An Antidote to Burnout

    Humility is a key to work-life balance, professor says in award-winning research.

    Joanna Wu — 

    Many people strive to achieve a healthy work-life balance — an ideal that has become all the more challenging in the midst of a pandemic that has...

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    God and Guns in America, by Michael W. Austin (M.A. ’00), Eerdmans, May 2020. The gun debate is raging in America. Senseless acts of gun violence...