• Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Ben C. Blackwell

    Dr. Ben C. Blackwell, assistant professor of Christianity, participated in the Seeking the Kingdom, Tilling the Vineyard conference hosted by Yale Divinity School and the Society of Vineyard Scholars in June 2017. He presented a paper titled ‘Justification After the Reformation: Life in the Spirit and Ecumenical Theology’ and was selected to provide a response to …

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  • Fire Helmet presentation in honor of HFD Captain William “Iron Bill” Dowling

    Houston Professional Fire Fighters express their thanks to HBU

    On Monday, June 26, 2017, Houston Baptist University was presented a custom designed firefighters commemorative helmet from Local 341 by Patrick M. “Marty” Lancton, President of Houston Professional Fire Fighters Assoc. IAFF 341. This helmet presentation was to thank the University for being the site of the memorial for HFD Captain William “Iron Bill” Dowling …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: David Grubbs

    Dr. David Grubbs, assistant professor of English, interviewed Dr. Justo Gonzalez for the Christian Humanist Profiles podcast regarding Gonzalez’s recent book, The Mestizo Augustine: A Theologian Between Two Cultures (IVP Academic, 2016). Christian Humanist Profiles is an interview podcast, engaging authors of recent books in the areas of Christian theology and the humanities. Listen to the …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Joshua R. Farris

    Dr. Joshua R. Farris, Assistant Professor of Theology,  co-edited with Charles Taliaferro, Professor of Philosophy at St. Olaf College, The Routledge Companion to Theological Anthropology (recently entitled The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology) has been reviewed by several journals. One noteworthy open access review has recently been published in the Journal of Analytic Theology.

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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, co-authored an article entitled “Orality: Captivating Learners through the Art of Digital Storytelling“ which was recently published by Assist News Service. This article offers examples and strategies for incorporating digital storytelling into everyday classroom activities and focuses specifically upon the potential …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Meredith O’Hara

    Dr. Meredith O’Hara, Associate Professor of Biology, was the keynote speaker at the 2017 SuperGirls SHINE Foundation Expo held on June 17, 2017 in Houston, TX. She spoke about her path to becoming a scientist and biology professor in an effort to encourage middle school and high school girls to pursue STEM careers.

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  • Why Philosophy is Essential to Anything Deserving to be Called a University, Especially One Claiming to be Christian.

    Recently something of a national controversy broke out in academic and educational circles over the news that the President of the University of St Thomas, Houston, was thinking of cutting or even eliminating programs in philosophy at that school.  The reason given was that the needs of students have changed with more and more students …

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  • PR Class Helps Non-Profits

    How do you get a hashtag to “trend”? How does a website show up on the first page of Google? How do you rally people of all ages behind a cause? These are the questions students in Adjunct Professor John Meredith’s Principles of Public Relations class asked last fall in their semester-long group project that …

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  • Vocal Student Excels Nationally

    Fidel Angel Romero is a senior vocal performance major.  Last summer, Angel competed against approximately 1,600 vocalists through the Regional rounds of the Classical Singer Competition and progressed to the National Semi-Finals round in Boston.  As a result of this successful audition, he was contracted to sing the role of Tamino in Mozart’s opera Die …

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  • Colter Lasher Joins the 1,000 Point Club

    Colter Lasher joined a prestigious club of Husky basketball players on January 12, 2017 when he scored career-point number 1,000 in the Huskies’ Southland Conference game against Central Arkansas. The senior from Anchorage, Alaska became just the third player in the last decade to reach the milestone. “It means a lot to me, because I’ve …

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