• The City Summer 2016

    What has the Great Society Wrought Fifty Years Later? Marriage, Family and Poverty

      By Timothy S. Goeglein Fifty years ago in 1966, there was a major revolution underway in American government that would have a massive impact on millions of families and marriages. It can all be traced back to one particular U.S. president and the unique circumstances that brought him to the Oval Office.  It is …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

    HBU College of Education and Behavioral Sciences was honored by Aldine ISD at the February school board meeting. The Aldine ISD School Board recognized the college for grant seeking achievement with Project ¡ADELANTE!, a five-year U.S. Department of Education grant supporting the development of bilingual education and ESL teachers. Aldine ISD is one of the …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Polly Trevino

    Dr. Polly Trevino, assistant professor of education and program coordinator for the bilingual education, presented at the Texas Association for Bilingual Education conference in Galveston in October. The presentation, “Language and Literacy Acquisition in Bilingual Picture Books about Immigration,” was well attended by bilingual educators from across the state. Dr. Trevino also presented at the …

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  • Dean’s List students honored

    A 3.5GPA is difficult to achieve. After rising early for classes, studying late into the nights, writing papers, visiting professors, searching out tutors in the Academic Success Center, and doing anything and everything they could to succeed, our Dean’s List students were recognized. This past Saturday, February 18, the Academic Success Center honored more than …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Yuri Yatsenko

    Dr. Yuri Yatsenko, professor of business in the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, along with co-authors from France and the United States, wrote Chapter 13 “Technological progress, employment and the lifetime of capital” of the collective monograph Sunspot and Non-linear Dynamics: Essays in Honor of Jean-Michel Grandmont. The book was published in the series “Studies …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: The Great Wall and The Lego Batman Movie

    I knew that I needed to fortify myself with cinematic vitamins (that may be an oxymoron) before I faced an onslaught of essays lurking in Turnitin. I stoked myself with The Great Wall and The Lego Batman Movie. Now that I have seen the essays, I wish I had seen more movies. I started with …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Katie Alaniz and Dawn Wilson

    Dr. Katie Alaniz, assistant professor of education, and Dr. Dawn Wilson, professor of education, were invited to present at the Southwest Educational Research Conference in San Antonio, which took place from February 15-17, 2017. Dr. Alaniz was able to present their session entitled “Building on Content Specific, Pedagogically Sound, Results Based Collegial Coaching to Impact …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Edgar Cajas

    On Sunday January 29, 2017, Dr. Edgar Cajas, associate professor in the music department, lead a workshop on Latin American Hymnody and Worship Practices at the 2017 Local Church Leadership Conference of the United Methodist Church Central South District. The event took place at the First United Methodist–Westchase in Houston. Dr. Edgar Cajas also wrote …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Sara Frear

    On February 12, Dr. Sara Frear, associate professor in the Department of History and Great Texts, delivered a presentation titled, “‘Harsh and Lovely’: A Catholic History of the Gulf South” at Fides Quarens Intellectum (Faith Seeking Understanding), the adult education forum at Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Church. In this lecture, she proposed an Annales …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Jason Lester

    Dr. Jason Lester, dean of the School of Fine Arts and associate professor of music, was a guest judge at the Cal-Western NATS Regional Vocal Competition held in Phoenix, AZ, January 14-15, 2017. Students from California, Utah, Nevada, and Arizona participated in this annual competition that celebrates Classical vocal arts.

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