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  • Students Win First Place in National Competition for Biostatistics Research

    Three Biola students collaborated on a winning statistics project about auditory comprehension

    Erin Wilson — 

    Biola University senior psychology major Alison Winiarski, junior biology major Catherine Newberry, and junior human biology major Ashley...

  • Art Alumni Reunion Will Feature Screening of Alumnus’ Film “I Am Sun Mu”

    Event will showcase student, faculty and alumni work, and provide opportunity to give to Loren Baker Scholarship Fund

    Daryn Daniels — 

    Alumnus Adam Sjöberg (’07) will screen his second feature film, “I Am Sun Mu,” at an art alumni reunion event this Saturday, April 23. The reunion...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    LA MIRADA, CALIF. — One in five women and one in 16 men are assaulted during their college years. For Biola University, that would mean 800...

  • Student Congress on Racial Reconciliation Celebrates 20 Years

    After passing a historic milestone, Glen Kinoshita, founder of SCORR, takes a look back at its legacy and impact over the years

    Kathryn Toombs — 

    This February marks the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Student Congress on Racial Reconciliation (SCORR), an initiative started by Biola’...

  • Biola University Senior Wins New Car Sweepstakes

    $5,000 in art supplies gifted to Biola as part of sweepstakes

    Marissa Ray  — 

    Biola University senior art major Natalie Toyer is this year’s Blick Art Materials 2015 Blick Car Sweepstakes student winner. Toyer won not only a...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    LA MIRADA, CALIF. — For 20 years, Biola University has hosted the Student Congress on Racial Reconcilation (SCORR), a national two-day conference...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    LA MIRADA, CALIF. — Next week, on Tuesday, Dec. 1, millions around the world will participate in “Giving Tuesday,” an annual day dedicated to give...

  • Biola Students Receive Scholarships from Christian Community Credit Union

    Christian Community Credit Union to donate $240,000 over the next five years to help support university scholarships

    Stephanie Kim  — 

    Seven Biola University students received scholarships from Christian Community Credit Union’s (CCCU) “Scholarships for Success” program. The total...

  • Student Programming Introduces Chapel Series on “Gender, Faith, Culture”

    Chapel programs encourages students to discuss different perspectives on gender

    Angelene Wong — 

    Biola’s Student Programming Department is hosting this semester’s educational programming week, which will feature various chapel sessions...

  • Theatre 21 Presents “Leaving Iowa”

    New director Zachary Bortot leads cast in comedic play premiering Oct. 23

    Angelene Wong — 

    Biola’s Theatre 21 kicks off a new production, “Leaving Iowa,” directed by new theatre professor Zachary Bortot. “Leaving Iowa,” written by Tim...

  • New Students Find Community Through Orientation Events

    Current students help incoming students transition into life at Biola

    Olivia Bersin — 

    Biola University Student Orientation Services team, which consists of 71 current students, offer a week of activities for nearly 1,700 incoming...

  • Biola University Welcomes Alumni and Parents for Biola Weekend

    Biola hosts annual on-campus events for alumni and parents of current students

    Angelene Wong — 

    LA MIRADA, CALIF. — Biola University is welcoming alumni and parents of current students on Oct. 23-24 for Biola Weekend, an annual event that...

  • Unidos Club Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Biola’s Latino club encourages students to appreciate their diverse cultural backgrounds

    Angelene Wong — 

    As the nation celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Biola’s Latino club, Unidos, focuses on the unique cultural identities of the Latin culture....

  • Torrey Memorial Bible Conference Turns 80

    Torrey Conference focuses on the spiritual implications of habitual worship with keynote speaker James K.A. Smith

    Aaron Barrett — 

    Today marks the 80th anniversary of Biola University’s annual Torrey Memorial Bible Conference. Named in honor of Biola’s first dean, R.A. Torrey,...

  • Biola University Hosts First-Ever University-Wide Lockdown Drill

    Campus Safety actively pursues emergency preparedness

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Biola University’s Campus Safety in conjunction with Biola’s Emergency Response Team and the La Mirada Sheriff’s station (LASD) conducted a...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    LA MIRADA, CALIF. — Biola University’s Campus Safety in conjunction with Biola’s Emergency Response Team and the La Mirada Sheriff’s station will...

  • Biola’s Chief of Campus Safety Named Campus Safety Director of the Year

    Campus Safety magazine awards John Ojeisekhoba for outstanding leadership in campus safety

    Quinn Clark — 

    Biola University’s Chief of Campus Safety, John Ojeisekhoba, has been named Campus Safety Director of the Year — an honor annually awarded by...

  • Biola University to Host Special Olympics Athletes

    Nearly 400 athletes for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games will stay at Biola

    Staff — 

    Biola University will host hundreds of Special Olympics delegates from Russia and Macau for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games coming to Los...

  • Staff — 

    Biola University’s “Biola Screenings” series, sponsored by the Cinema and Media Arts department (CMA), is a series dedicated to bringing...

  • Student-led Ministries Serve Over Spring Break

    Biolans serve local and international communities through 27 ministries throughout the year

    Joclyn Kirton — 

    Approximately 55 percent of college students plan to spend their Spring Break in the sun in places like Punta Cana, Las Vegas and Cancun to enjoy...

  • New Program Wakes Up Students to Different Cultures

    Global Students Programs and Development introduces a biweekly event as an extension of the university's commitment to diversity

    Mystiana Victorino — 

    Biola University’s student body represents more than 40 different countries with nearly 500 global students currently enrolled. With such a wide...

  • New Sculpture Reflects Biola's Focus on Faith and Art

    "True Vine" sculpture is second piece of public art installed on campus this year

    Quinn Clark — 

    Biola University celebrated its newest piece of public art — a twisting, bright red sculpture made from bronze-cast apple tree limbs — at a...

  • Jenna Bartlo — 

    LA MIRADA, CALIF. — In the face of the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in New York, students at a California university...

  • Jason Newell — 

    The Biola University community is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Hasiet Joy Negash, a communications studies major who passed...

  • Art Students Gift Operation Christmas Child with Mural

    Department of Art hopes to continue to serve volunteers through creativity

    Brieana Jordan — 

    Biola University’s Department of Art created a custom mural for Operation Christmas Child (OCC), a Christian non-profit organization that sends...