• Reception

    HBU President and Advancement Office Host Covenant Society Reception

    The Houston Baptist University Covenant Society was created to recognize and thank those who have invested in HBU’s future through a planned gift. For information, please visit PlannedGiving.HBU.edu or call 281-649-3407. Universities like HBU depend upon the support and partnership of friends of the University. They are the heroes who make it possible for students …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: David J. Davis

    Dr. David J. Davis, assistant professor of History, was recently awarded a fellowship from the Renaissance Society of America to complete research at the Huntington Library in Pasadena, CA this summer. The research is part of a larger book project Dr. Davis is working on which is under contract with Oxford University Press.

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Edgar Cajas and Patrick Moore

    HBU Department of Music faculty members have recently presented at a number of conferences. Dr. Edgar Cajas, program coordinator for Music Education and associate professor of Music, presented a session at the Houston Arts Partners (HAP) conference on February 19. HAP seeks to create interdisciplinary partnerships that unite academic subjects with fine arts disciplines. Patrick …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Jason Maston and Ben Blackwell

    Dr. Jason Maston, assistant professor of Theology, and Dr. Ben Blackwell, assistant professor of Theology, will be serving as Associate Editors for a 19 volume series on New Testament Theology to be published by Cambridge University Press. John M.G. Barclay (Durham University, England) is the Series Editor, and John Goodrich (Moody Bible Institute) is also …

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    Founding Dean of HBU College of Engineering to Speak at Cyber Summit

    Dr. Stan Napper, dean of the College of Engineering at Houston Baptist University, will speak at about 4:15 p.m. during the Second Annual Houston Cyber Summit, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Dr. Napper will speak about the new programs in Cyber Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Science at Houston …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “Black Panther”

    I only had time for one film on February 17, and there was never any question that my choice would be “Black Panther.” I still remember when the character, the first black superhero, first appeared in a 1965 issue of “Fantastic Four,” but I never foresaw the cultural phenomenon the character would become in the next …

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    HBU Remembers the Rev. Billy Graham

    Dr. Robert B. Sloan, Houston Baptist University president, along with the faculty, staff and entire family of HBU, extend our sincere condolences to the family of the Rev. Billy Graham. We remain grateful to the world’s best-known evangelist, and remember his dedication message at HBU’s (then Houston Baptist College) inaugural convocation on October 30, 1963. …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Jason Lester

    Following a confirmation vote by the general membership, Dr. Jason Lester, dean of the School of Fine Arts and associate professor of music, has been elected the National Secretary/Treasurer for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and will take office in June 2018. He is both honored and humbled to serve in this …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Steven L. Jones

    Dr. Steven L. Jones, Chair of HBU’s Dept. of Classics and Biblical Languages, gave a lecture on “An Apologia for Classical Studies” at Trinity Classical School in Houston on Feb 1, 2018. The lecture sought to answer a frequently voiced objection “Why Study Latin? No one speaks it anymore” by demonstrating Latin’s ability to help …

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