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    This spring, Biola University's Center for Christian Thought (CCT) and Center for Marriage and Relationships (CMR) hosted a one-day symposium on...

  • A Groundbreaking Day for the Sciences

    Construction begins on ambitious new science facility


    Biola broke ground in February on the most ambitious building project in its history, an expansive new science facility that will serve as a home...

  • A Big Year for Biola Athletics

    Five teams win conference championships


    Biola’s student-athletes competed their way to one of the most successful years in university history in 2015–16, with five separate teams winning...

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    Deborah L. Taylor (’93, M.A. ’01), a longtime Biola University administrator and faculty member, was appointed in May as the university’s new...

  • Religious Freedom Scholar Receives 2016 Colson Award

    Paul Marshall is the third recipient of Biola’s ‘Conviction and Courage’ award


    On May 27, Biola University awarded its third Charles W. Colson Conviction and Courage Award to Paul Marshall, a religious freedom scholar and...

  • A Precedential President

    Taylor Stribbling serves as Biola’s first Student Government Association president


    Taylor Stribbling’s final year at Biola also marked a big first. The 2015–16 school year marked the debut of the Student Government Association,...

  • Teaching the Write Way

    Professor Christie Curtis’ grammar textbooks are used in classrooms across the U.S.


    Christie Curtis (M.A. ’06) loves language. And as the co-author of a widely popular series of grammar textbooks, the Biola education professor...

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    With the 2016 U.S. presidential election well underway and political rhetoric heating up, perennial discussions about evangelicals and politics...

  • Truth Must be Wedded to Grace

    Faculty/Alumni Book Excerpt


    During a trip to Breckenridge, a beautiful ski town in the mountains of Colorado, a friend and I decided to get our hair cut at one of the little...

  • Is it Intolerant to Claim Christianity Alone is True?

    Five responses to objections about Christianity’s exclusive claims


    A couple of years ago I visited Canada to record television interviews about my book Christian Endgame. Prior to the recording, some of the...

  • The Radical Call of Kindness

    Why the church must recover Christian compassion in an age of incivility


    by Barry H. Corey I held the hand of the kindest man I everknew, sitting by his bedside in silent reverence while he lay shrouded in sheets...

  • Offering Refuge

    Amid a worldwide refugee crisis, Biolans are taking bold action to care for those in need


    The people of God have always been refugees. The instant we were banished from Eden, we became wanderers. The minute we fled Egypt, we were...

  • One SCORR and 20 Years Ago

    For 20 years, Biola’s annual Student Congress on Racial Reconciliation has celebrated the beauty and engaged the challenges of diversity on Christian college campuses


    “Evangelical Colleges’ Diversity Problem.” That was the headline of a January 2016 feature article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, which...

  • Leader of the Band

    Music instructor Mitch Bahr (’96) earns title of ‘California Teacher of the Year'


    Fourteen years ago Mitch Bahr (’96) stepped up to the podium to become music director at a rural Northern California high school and brought...

  • Christianity Under a Microscope

    Molecular biologist Anjeanette ‘AJ’ Roberts (M.A. ’15) explores hard questions about faith and science


    As a college student, Anjeanette “AJ” Roberts wanted to dig deeper into the unknown. At the time, that meant viruses. While studying chemistry...

  • No Fear in the ‘Force’

    Rob Bredow (’94) heads technology at Lucasfilm


    With the release of The Force Awakens this past December, the building of Star Wars lands at Disney theme parks and the development of at least...

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    The Office of Alumni Relations and Biola’s Alumni Board recognized four alumni for their outstanding accomplishments and service during a special...

  • Combating Cynicism

    Four words for cynics: ‘affirm before you criticize’


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

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    A couple of years ago, Biola put up a series of billboards across Southern California, including a large one not far from John Wayne Airport. Each...

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    One of my great joys is serving at a university where 1,022 students are majoring in the sciences, planning for vocations in fields from research...

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    A series of college rankings released this fall rate Biola as a national leader in academics, safety and campus life. In September , U.S. News and...

  • Becoming the Bride

    Theologians from around the world gather to discuss ‘The Future of the Church’


    What will the Christian Church look like in the future? Will it become more visibly unified or more fragmented than ever? Where and in what form...

  • The Birth of Blackstone

    New residence hall features whiteboard walls, breakfast-themed café


    This fall, 318 Biola students have the privilege of being the inaugural residents of Blackstone Hall, the newly minted residence hall named after...

  • From Magic to Missions

    Brady Lee seeks to grow students’ passion for the Great Commission


    For Student Missionary Union (SMU) president Brady Lee, choosing to attend Biola was almost a no-brainer. When visiting his older brother, who...

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    In May 2015, the university publicly launched “A Soul of Conviction, A Voice of Courage: The Campaign for Biola University.” The $180 million...