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  • Several New Programs Arriving this Fall

    Lineup includes online master’s in nursing and ‘Torrey meets Talbot’ theology degree

    Jason Newell — 

    This fall, Biola will launch its most significant expansion of new programs in recent memory, giving students more options in such high-demand...

  • A Harmonious Relationship

    Biola’s enduring ‘Music at Noon’ concert series highlights connections with diverse L.A. music scene

    Alex Brouwer — 

    Flautist Gary Woodward and pianist Jiayi Shi perform at a recent'Music at Noon' concertinCrowell Hall. On a sunny October afternoon, guitarist...

  • An Inspired Performance

    Junior Muli Yu wins big in prestigious international piano competition

    Alex Brouwer — 

    Muli Yu rushed to finish memorizing her seven pieces. Over summer break from Biola, she’d found herself half a world away in Italy, preparing to...

  • Public Relations Professor Receives National Award

    Professor Carolyn Kim receives faculty award from the Public Relations Student Society of America

    Joanna Wu — 

    When Carolyn Kim became the faculty adviser to Biola’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) a decade ago, it had just...

  • A Loving Legacy

    With a final gift, longtime supporter Virginia Moats establishes two new scholarships

    Kristen Hartman — 

    Longtime Biola friend and supporter Virginia “Ginny” Moats was just two days short of her 106th birthday when she passed away on Oct. 1, 2018. One...

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    Put your phone down! — if you can. Studies show the average American over age 14 now engages with screens more than 10 hours a day. And as it...

  • Barry Corey — 

    Jesus said in Luke 12, “When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, ‘It’s going to rain,’ and it does. And when the south wind...

  • Fruitful Research on Fruitless Areas

    Business professor Brandon Odell Ware studies the causes of ‘food deserts’

    Joanna Wu — 

    How close do you live to your nearest grocery store? This might not be something you often consider, but it’s an important question for Brandon...

  • Does God ‘Send People to Hell’?

    Book excerpt from '40 Questions About Heaven and Hell'

    Alan Gomes — 

    The notion that God sends people to hell is accurate in a certain sense. If by “send to hell” one means that God himself will cast unrepentant...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    Biola University has again been named one of America’s best colleges, earning a spot in the top tier of the “best national universities” category...

  • Meet the Dean: Fall 2018

    Get to know Melissa Schubert, the new dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Joanna Wu — 

    Melissa Schubert, the new dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, is a familiar face at Biola. She has served at Biola for more than...

  • Making Sense of Our Adversary

    Book excerpt from 'Defending Your Marriage' by Tim Muehlhoff

    Michael Muehlhoff — 

    “I love my husband, but I just can’t shake these thoughts.” Sandy sat before me holding her husband’s hand avoiding eye contact. She explained that...

  • Write Quick: Fall 2018

    Kristin Fry on 'Beyond the Swipe: Honoring God, Respecting Yourself, and Finding the Right Match'

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    A quick chat with Kristin Fry (M.A. ’03), author of Beyond the Swipe: Honoring God, Respecting Yourself, and Finding the Right Match (Kregel...

  • 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...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Insider Outsider: My Journey as a Stranger in White Evangelicalism and My Hope for Us All , by Bryan Loritts (M.A. ’98, Biola trustee),...