• An auditorium of HBU Freshmen attending the Welcome Days orientation.

    HBU welcomes Class of 2020

    The HBU campus welcomed the freshmen class of 2020 this weekend.  Staff, faculty, alumni, athletes, and students from various campus organizations greeted the newcomers. Several volunteers met each freshman on the sidewalk to help carry their belongings to the dorms. One senior nursing student, Desiree ’17, represented the Nursing Student Association. She said that Welcome …

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  • The City

    The Resurrection: the third day he rose again from the dead

    The Third Day He Rose Again from the Dead By Phillip H. Wiebe Former Anglican Primate of Australia, Peter Carnley, sums up the significance of the Resurrection in the words: “It is the resurrection which is the foundation of the Church, its worship and its theology,  for the Church gathers not just around the rehearsal …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: Star Trek: Beyond for a second time.

    I was in a rather indecisive and curmudgeonly mood when I headed for the theater on August 13.  When I arrived, the marquee showed nothing that made me want to shell out any shekels.  (That is probably one of my weakest uses of alliteration ever.) I had hoped to see Hell or High Water, the …

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  • HBU Teams With Bob McNair on Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise

    HBU Teams With Bob McNair on Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise

    Houston Baptist University (HBU) and The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation have teamed to launch the Foundation’s third Houston area McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. Located on the campus of HBU, the McNair Center will incorporate an interdisciplinary framework supported by HBU’s unique approach to advancing the moral and ethical underpinnings of successful …

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  • School of Nursing & Allied Health

    Past, Present, and Future  “Partnerships with hospital systems provide students the chance to interface with the hospital leadership.” –Dr. Rhonda Schumann The Past Houston Baptist  University’s  School of  Nursing & Allied Health (SNAH) has a rich past with  links to the present and the future.  It started with the Memorial School of  Nursing in what …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: Suicide Squad and Nine Lives

    I saw two films on August 6 which did not meet even my mildest expectations: Suicide Squad and Nine Lives. Neither was worth my time or money. I do tend to be fond of comic book films and I remember the first appearance of the Suicide Squad in the late 1950s; the series did not …

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  • HBU Police Department 2016

    HPD Veteran Assumes Role as Chief of HBU Police Department

    Dr. Robert B. Sloan, President of Houston Baptist University, administered the oath of office to HBU’s new Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety, John J. Karshner.  Karshner becomes the fourth Chief of Police for the department, and embodies the University’s ongoing commitment to leadership in providing a safe learning and work environment. Karshner, …

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  • The City

    Five Reasons Why Some Christians are Shroud Skeptics

    By Barrie M. Schwortz At first glance, I might  seem to  be the least  likely candidate to be   writing  an article  addressing Christians’  belief s about the Shroud  of  Turin, b e cause I am Jewish . (Of course, so is the man on the Shroud)! On the other hand , I was a member …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: Jason Bourne

    The two recent political conventions turned my brain, or what’s left of it, into mush; as an antidote, I sought out a film with mindless violence, Jason Bourne. This is at least the fifth episode in the Bourne series and the fourth with Matt Damon. (If you count the Richard Chamberlain mini-series version of The …

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