Skip to main content
  • Rankings Roundup

    Biola gets high marks from U.S. News, Forbes, others


    Biola continues to be recognized as a national leader in academics, safety and campus life, evidenced by a series of college rankings released...

  • New Year, New Look

    Biola rolls out major rebranding effort


    If you've encountered Biola online, in person or in your mailbox recently, you may have noticed that something’s different. In August, Biola...

  • Studying the Spirit

    Q&A with Oscar Merlo, director of new Holy Spirit center


    This fall, Biola University officially launched the Center for the Study of the Work and Ministry of the Holy Spirit Today. A 10-year initiative...

  • A Life Preserved

    Freshman Hannah Strege is the first person born through frozen embryo adoption


    Before her birth in December 1998, Hannah Strege was frozen for two years. Conceived in a petri dish, she was preserved as an embryo until she was...

  • Calvary Chapel to be Transformed

    World-renowned artists to transform campus chapel


    In the center of campus on the west side of Metzger Lawn stands Calvary Chapel. It’s a place where thousands of Biola students, faculty and...

  •  — 

    Did God use evolution to create humanity and all other life from a common ancestor? A growing number of prominent Christian theologians, pastors...

  • Monitoring a Movement

    Brad Christerson researches growing influence of ‘INC’ churches


    Denominational churches are in decline, with far fewer members every year. But there is one group in particular within Christianity that is...

  • A Grave Reality

    We Were All Born “Auschwitz-Enabled”


    Many years ago, when I first started preparing for my book, Why Does God Allow Evil?, I began to study genocide because I didn’t want anyone to be...

  • Biola For Everyone

    New online platform Biola LEARN offers low-cost courses to anyone, anywhere


    by Melissa Hedrick At age 76, Nancy Longmire may not look like a typical Biola University student. But as one of the first participants in an...

  • Renewing the Rivalries

    In their first season of NCAA Division II competition, the Biola Eagles are facing familiar foes once again


    Pepsi vs. Coke. Apple vs. Microsoft. Star Trek vs. Star Wars. Biola vs. APU. After a five-year pause, one of the best rivalries in the world (or...

  • Live from Los Angeles

    Anabel Muñoz (’10) reports from across Southern California for ABC7 Eyewitness News


    One of Anabel Muñoz’s (’10) most memorable experiences to date as a television news reporter began with a phone call. A young woman named Crystal,...

  • Leaving a Legacy Beyond Dollars and Cents

    Economic thought leader David McAlvany (’97) helps others create a meaningful family culture


    As a second-generation business owner, David McAlvany (’97) is no stranger to the idea of legacy. The CEO of the McAlvany Financial Companies,...

  • Think You’re Smart?

    Matt Fisher (’11) makes international headlines with research on intellectual humility


    Using Google can make people think they are smarter than they actually are. Want proof? Do a quick search for “Google” and “smarter than they...

  • People Matter Most

    Book excerpt from 'Our Deepest Desires' by Professor Gregory E. Ganssle


    September 11, 2001, marks our shared consciousness. We were all glued to our television sets. The memories are burned into our minds and hearts. We...

  •  — 

    Brexit. The Ban. The Wall. Over the past year, these small words have come to occupy a big place in our national and international consciousness....

  • Borders and the Bible

    How can Scriptural wisdom inform ongoing debates over immigration?


    By Brett McCracken For Nohemi, a senior communications studies major at Biola, immigration is more than just a topic of debate. It’s real life....

  •  — 

    Come July, Paula and I will have been at Biola University for 10 years. A lot of wonderful developments have happened during that decade, most of...

  • ‘Weekend With the President’ Raises $4.2 Million

    Gathering breaks university’s single-day fundraising record


    Two years ago Biola’s “Conviction and Courage Gala” in downtown Los Angeles set the record for the most money donated to the school at a single...

  • Another Successful Startup

    Student-alumni team wins $25,000 to launch socially conscious publishing company


    Getting knocked out of the first round of the Biola Startup Competition in 2015 didn’t stop senior Jordan Perkins (’17) and alumnus John Terranova...

  • Mobilizing Students for Kingdom Work

    Kristina Lowen pursues her calling as Student Missionary Union’s next president


    In a few short months, Kristina Lowen will step into a key role as president of the Student Missionary Union at Biola — a college she wasn’t...

  •  — 

    Joni Eareckson Tada, an international advocate for people with disabilities and the founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, became the fourth...

  •  — 

    Christian social entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders and executive pastors now have a program that can equip them to take their organization to the...

  • Winter Sports Roundup

    Biola Finishes Strong in Final NAIA Year


    Biola’s successful winter sports season was good enough to keep the Eagles ranked sixth in the nation in the 2016–17 Learfield Directors’ Cup,...

  • How Does Seminary Affect Students’ Character?

    Professor David Wang leads effort to study spiritual maturity of seminarians


    How does going to seminary actually grow a person’s character? Rosemead School of Psychology professor David Wang is trying to answer just that....

  •  — 

    As Western culture continues in its post-Christian trajectory, with growing hostility to Christian values and biblical orthodoxy, how can...