• Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “All The President’s Men”

    The weekend of November 30 was as parched as a Gila monster’s throat, at least as far as new movies were concerned. Perhaps Hollywood doesn’t think it’s smart to release new films during final examination times. I could have used the time to see “Widows,” but opinion on campus seems evenly divided; it’s either “very …

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  • The Odyssey: Freshmen Outdoor Adventure

    By Cassie Sorrell, HBU Campus Recreation Coordinator The Odyssey is HBU Campus Recreation’s outdoor adventure trip created specifically for incoming freshmen as an early opportunity for them to begin their journey at Houston Baptist University. For the past three years, Campus Rec. has partnered with Camp Eagle, which is located in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Ernest Liang

    Dr. Ernest Liang, director of the Center for Christianity in Business and associate professor of finance at the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, is editor of a new book, “Christianity in Business,” the inaugural title of a new publication series from the Center entitled Biblical Worldview and the Marketplace. Dr. Liang is the author …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Gardo Blado

    Dr. Gardo Blado, professor in Physics of the College of Science and Mathematics, together with a Houston Baptist University undergraduate student, Otto Gadea (2018) were invited to publish their work entitled, “Entropic Uncertainty Relations, Entanglement and Quantum Gravity Effects via the Generalized Uncertainty Principle” in the inaugural volume of the peer-reviewed journal, Asian Journal of …

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  • HBU Offering “A Higher Education” Through Growing Programs

    Houston Baptist University is a national, comprehensive University, with 68 undergraduate and 43 graduate degrees, along with 19 certificate programs. The Pinky Pampell Online Division, launched in 2017, is reaching students with the same quality education for which HBU is known. In 17 NCAA Division I sports, Huskies compete at the highest level.  Houston Baptist University is fulfilling its …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “Green Book” and “Fantastic Beasts II”

    I spent part of the Thanksgiving holiday wisely; i.e., I saw two films in one very long afternoon: “Green Book” and “Fantastic Beasts II: The Crimes of Grindelwald.” I enjoyed both of them, but for different reasons. I started with “Green Book”; I had not originally planned to see it, but I heard so many …

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  • Marking Our Books: Learning to Read all over Again

    By Dr. David J. Davis The submission is from the HBU Humanities Blog, “Reflection and Choice.” In 1612, the English schoolmaster John Brinsley wrote in his “Ludus Literarius”: [Mark] with little lines under them, or above them, or against such parts of the word wherein the difficulty lies, or by some pricks, or whatsoever letter or …

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  • Houston SIM Chapter Awards $100,000 to HBU College of Engineering for Cyber Engineering Smart Factory Project

    The Society for Information Management SIM Houston Chapter has awarded $100,000 to be distributed over four years to Houston Baptist University to support the Cyber Engineering Smart Factory project, completed by first-year students in the College of Engineering. All students in Cyber Engineering, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering complete the two-semester SAFE Lab Engineering and …

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  • The City, Winter-Spring 2019 edition

    Using Horses for Emotional Healing

    By Karen Frederick, Ph.D., LPC God has put an amazing variety of animals on this earth for our help and pleasure. Most horse owners are well aware of the therapeutic value of horses. Working with horses and participating in their care, feeding, and grooming has been found to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, and improve overall …

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