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  • Gary McIntosh — 

    This issue’s Last Word comes from The Good Book Blog, the faculty blog of Biola’s Talbot School of Theology. This adapted article was originally...

  • The Peacemaker

    Sam "Saji" Oommen ('90) founder of Building Leaders 4 Peace, focuses work on reconciliation

    Kristen Hartman — 

    When Lana stood up in front of a room of her peers — fellow Syrian refugees, Turks, Americans and Canadians — and chose to forgive the pilot of...

  • No Regular Joe

    As Starbucks’ Americas controller, Paul Shilling (’00) plays key business role for coffee giant

    Kristen Hartman — 

    After almost five years as the director of corporate accounting for Starbucks, Paul Shilling (’00) became Starbucks’ Americas controller in May...

  • Fighting Against Injustice

    Attorney Lydia Sharp (’12) advocates for disabled individuals victimized by human trafficking

    Kristen Hartman — 

    How does a fact-finding trip in the Dominican Republic for a book about baseball turn into a legal career? Ask Lydia (Ness, ’12) Sharp. On a class...

  • Connect with Biola in Your Region!

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

    Lily Tsau — 

    Want to connect with fellow Biolans? This map shows the areas where you can find a Biola alumni regional contact who's eager to help. Find your...

  • Lily Tsau — 

    (Left to right) Nick Carreno (Student Alumni Association volunteer), Stephanie Ramirez, Lily Tsau, Leina Gilster and Don Bernstein. I want to do...

  • Glimpses into Glory

    A Look Inside the Artistic Transformation of Calvary Chapel

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola University’s Calvary Chapel, constructed in 1975, has served the university community as a central place of worship and instruction for more...

  • What Difference Do We Make?

    Together, Biola and its alumni contribute $1.2 billion to the national economy, new study finds

    Joanna Wu — 

    Biola generates $1.2 billion in economic activity nationwide each year, drives $204 million in federal tax revenue and supports 6,300 jobs across...

  • Barry Corey — 

    In the Australian outback, cattle are kept on a ranch by either building a fence around the perimeter or building a well in the center. The first...

  • A New Home For The Sciences

    Explore the new Alton & Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology and Health

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Alton and Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology and Health — which opened in January 2018 as the largest academic building on Biola’s campus...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    As Biola’s STEM and health programs reach greater heights, meet just a few of the Biola alumni making a difference in their science careers. A...

  • Biola to Launch New School of Cinema and Media Arts

    'Variety' names Biola’s film program one of top 40 in the world

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola University has given the green light to its newest school — the School of Cinema and Media Arts — and even before its official launch this...

  • Meet the Dean

    Seven things to know about Todd W. Guy, founding dean of the School of Fine Arts and Communication

    Joanna Wu — 

    Biola’s School of Fine Arts and Communication has a new guy in town: Todd W. Guy, that is, who will serve as the school’s founding dean. Guy comes...

  • First Conference for Women in Apologetics Convenes on Campus

    Keynote speakers include leading female apologists Mary Jo Sharp and Melissa Cain Travis

    Joanna Wu — 

    Biola University, home to one of the world’s most reputable Christian apologetics programs, hosted the first-ever Women in Apologetics (WIA)...

  • Facing the Unknown

    Freshman Oscar Navarro becomes an American citizen and a Biola student in one summer

    Melissa Hedrick — 

    At age 9, Oscar Navarro prepared to leave his home for a new country that he saw only as a place for vacationing. He said goodbye to friends and...

  • Joshua Marsh — 

    Maggie Gobran, founder of Stephen’s Children, a ministry in Cairo, Egypt, was honored by Biola this spring with the Charles W. Colson Conviction...

  • Missionaries Shaping the Next Generation

    Former Cook faculty couple invests in students called to cross-cultural ministry

    Kristen Hartman — 

    Charles and Marguerite Kraft have been supporting Biola intercultural studies students for so long that many of their original scholarship...

  • Neil Morgan — 

    The Biola Eagles closed out their first season of NCAA Division II competition with strong team and individual performances, including NCCAA...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Teachers and parents who work together can make a world of difference. Research shows that when teachers and parents of children with learning...

  • What Can Zebrafish Teach Us About Ourselves?

    Professor Hyuna Lee hopes zebrafish research can spark insights on cancer treatments

    Joanna Wu — 

    Hyuna Lee’s fish-filled laboratory just hatched its first babies in the new Alton and Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology and Health — and...

  • Gaming for Good

    Alumnus Tomber Su (’16) lands spot on Forbes’ 30 under 30 list of video gamers

    Melissa Hedrick — 

    In 1998, after the first version of Starcraft was released, 7-year-old Tomber Su networked a couple of computers together so he and his brothers...

  • Alumnus Featured in Award-Winning HBO Documentary

    Emilio Amigo’s work with autistic teens inspires acclaimed film

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Emilio Amigo with filmmaker Alexandra Shiva in October 2015 (Photo by Ryan Liu / FilmMagic) When Emilio Amigo (Psy.D. ’86) began to focus his...

  • Samantha Lyons — 

    A timeline of the nursing department inside the new Alton &Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology and Health. A well-trained medical...

  • The Steady Servant

    Now moving into a new role, Rick Bee reflects on 35 years as alumni director

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Over the past three decades, tens of thousands of alumni have come and gone from Biola, and one person has been their steady servant during all...

  • From Bruin to Biolan

    Lily Tsau brings UCLA experience to new alumni leadership role

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Biola family has gained a new soon-to-be-familiar face. In March 2018, the university welcomed Lily Chia Tsau as the new senior director of...