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Faculty Spotlight: Astri Swendsrud

A Q&A with Art Professor Astri Swendsrud on Addressing the “Elephant” in the Room

Faeln Naughton — 


  • Online Student Resources

    Cristal Vazquez Carrillo — 

    While it is tempting to snuggle on your sofa or in bed to study, research shows that this can have a negative impact on your work. A designated, carefully designed space can help you separate your work and home.

  • The Biola Hour

    A Testimony of the Holy Spirit

    a response to The Biola Hour on the Holy Spirit and his activity around the world

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Spiritual Development

    Todd Pickett — 

    On this day of prayer, I do not seek to be original or profound in my prayer, but simply to pray the prayer (profound enough!) that Jesus taught...

  • The Biola Hour

    Listen to Minority Voices, Too

    a response to The Biola Hour on the impact of story and minority voices in literature

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Student Success

    Know Your Stuff

    How to Research Companies to Explore Careers

    Grace Kim — 

    Researching companies is one way to learn about different industries, professions, industry trends and a company’s mission and values. The following are some tips for doing company research.

  • The Biola Hour

    Join God’s Kingdom Come

    a response to The Biola Hour on MLK and making his dream a reality

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Engaging with Gatekeepers (Part 2)

    Writing Effective Emails

    Anna Matz — 

    Emails are the cornerstone of modern business communication and are often the primary means of communication between you and a potential employer....

  • The Biola Hour

    Love is Not Based on Agreement

    a response to The Biola Hour on the tension of grace and truth

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Getting Involved, Life Skills, Student Success

    Jasmyn Alvarez — 

    What if you only had as long as an elevator ride to impress your future boss? A solid elevator pitch is a great way to introduce yourself to employers and showcase what you can bring to their company.

  • New Year, New Opportunities

    Tips for securing a student leadership position on campus

    Heather Martin — 

    One way to get involved in the new year is to apply for a student leadership position. Here are three helpful tips to navigate these exciting opportunities.

  • Student Success

    Jasmyn Alvarez — 

    Did you know you will likely spend as much time at work as you will with your family? This means it is important to get to know employers before...

  • The Biola Hour

    Thoughts on Homelessness

    a response to The Biola Hour on compassion and homelessness

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Life Skills, Student Success

    Anna Matz — 

    Gatekeepers are people who stand in the doorway between where you are and where you want to be. Just as much as you want them to give you the job,...

  • Dear Child Please Relax

    a response to The Biola Hour on rest, reliance, and trust

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • The Biola Hour

    We are on Native American Land

    a response to The Biola Hour on remembrance, reconciliation, and acknowledgment

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • The Biola Hour

    A Perspective on Politics

    a response to The Biola Hour on Christian responcibility and politics

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • The Heart of Networking

    How to Create and Leverage Relationships

    Anna Matz — 

    If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: “Networking is the key to success.” Networking isn’t the only key to success, but it is...

  • Life Skills

    My First Job

    Laying Our Desires at Jesus' Feet

    Shane Enete — 

    I still remember that sinking feeling in my stomach as I carried my first tray of food to a hotel room. It was my first day of work after college....

  • Online Student Resources

    Dakota McMahand — 

    A large portion of college coursework revolves around completing reading assignments, and grades may be based on demonstrating knowledge of the...

  • The Biola Hour

    The Father’s Embrace

    a response to The Biola Hour on fatherhood, God-Concept and God-Image

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • The Biola Hour

    The Truth of Forgiveness

    a response to The Biola Hour on forgiveness, healing and the arts

    Rebecca Mitchell — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Becky Mitchell to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Life Skills, Student Success

    Jeffrey Yuen — 

    Jeffrey is a Senior Psychology major and works as a Peer Internship Ambassador in the Career Center. Planning for a career can be a challenging...

  • Life Skills, Student Success

    Anna Warner — 

    With Career Expos, preparation is essential. Alumnus Anna Warner shares her advice to help you make the best first impression. When it comes to...


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