• Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Steven L. Jones

    Dr. Steven L. Jones, Chair of HBU’s Dept. of Classics & Biblical Languages, presented a paper entitled “Reading the Epodes Topographically” at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, hosted by the University of Waterloo in Kitchener, Ontario on April 5-8, 2017. He also chaired a panel on the …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: DVD Matinee Marathon

    A few days ago I congratulated myself on skipping a winter cold; of course, I then proceeded to come down with a doozy of a spring cold which effectively grounded me for four days.  To put it nicely, my movie plans for the Easter weekend were dashed to smithereens. I did manage to watch a …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Lauren Weiner

    Transfer Mentors Torrence Spears (Junior) and Gatlin Stewart (Sophomore), led by Lauren Weiner, Transfer Student Success Coach, presented on “Getting Started is Half the Battle: Building a Comprehensive Transfer Year Experience” at the Transfer Student Leadership Summit hosted by The University of Texas at Austin. HBU’s new transfer success program includes the creation of the …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: John T. Spoede, Jr. and Elizabeth Trevino

    Dr. John T. Spoede, Jr. and Dr. Elizabeth Trevino were invited speakers at the Annual TEACH!: Houston Area Teacher Center Conference on Friday April 7, 2017. They presented a session titled, “What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do: Ethical Decision-Making for Teachers” during two session to pre-service teachers.

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Luis Macias and Robert B. Towery

    HBU chemistry graduate Luis Macias ’16 and his faculty mentor, Dr. Robert B. Towery, Professor of Chemistry, conducted a basic chemistry research project that may have implications in the fight against cancer. They presented an invited poster “Reactivity of Water Soluble Diruthenium Compounds with DNA” at the Texas State Capitol in Austin on March 28, …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: Going in Style

    I formed a taste for “caper” films such as The Lavender Hill  Mob in the mid-1950s; such films as Topkapi and The String kept my interest alive; therefore, I was already conditioned to want to see Going in Style; the presence of such seasoned stalwarts as Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin was icing …

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    Houston Area McNair Centers: Inaugural Quarterly Speakers Symposium

    Houston, TX, April 13, 2017 – Houston Baptist University is hosting the first-ever collaborative McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise event. The three Houston-based McNair Centers (located at the HBU, Rice University and the University of St. Thomas campuses) are presenting a Quarterly Speakers Symposium on Wednesday, April 26 in Dunham Theater on the …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Michael Ward

    Dr. Michael Ward, Professor of Apologetics, has been promoting the Masters of Arts in Apologetics program during two recent speaking tours. He delivered lectures at Brown University, Rhode Island; St Jerome’s Church, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin; Nashotah House Theological Seminary, Nashotah, Wisconsin; and Highlands Latin School, Louisville, Kentucky. He gave the Spring Convocation address at Hillsdale College, …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Curtis Henderson and Hannah Wingate

    Dr. Curtis Henderson, Professor of Biology, and Dr. Hannah Wingate, Associate Professor of Biology, were official judges of the finals of the 2017 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Agricultural Science Fair Contest. This year’s contest, held on March 12th, was the largest ever, with many talented students from across the state of Texas participating.

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