• The Founding of the College of Engineering

    Submitted by Dr. Stan Napper, founding dean of the HBU College of Engineering. Need for Engineering Graduates In the United States, approximately five to seven percent of bachelor’s degrees are awarded in fields that are based on science and technology, including engineering. In other major developed nations, approximately 40% of the undergraduate degrees are awarded …

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  • The 50 Most Dangerous Countries to Be a Christian

    Open Doors USA, which has worked for more than 60 years to help persecuted believers, has released the “World Watch List” for 2018. In it, the organization lists the 50 countries in which it is most dangerous to be a follower of Jesus Christ. Christians in these countries face punishments ranging from discrimination and arrests, to torture and execution. Let’s join in praying for …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Philip Tallon

    Dr. Philip Tallon, assistant professor of Theology, presented two papers at the 2018 Wesleyan Theological Society meeting in Cleveland, Tennessee. The papers were on “The Theistic Argument from Beauty” and “The Redemption of Humor: Re-examining the Early Christian Concept of Comedy.” He also recently signed a contract for a new book with Seedbed Publishing, “The …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Levon Hayrapetyan

    Dr. Levon Hayrapetyan, professor of Business and department chair of Management, Marketing and Business, presented a paper entitled, “Random Consistency Indices for Analytic Hierarchy Process “at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference held in Dallas in April, 2018. In this research, a simulation was created to generate random consistency index for …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “A Quiet Place”

    There were no new films of interest for the weekend of April 21, so I chose “A Quiet Place.” When I first heard the title, I assumed that it would be a film about a nice, quiet library or some similar haven for harried souls, but the trailers convinced me otherwise. It is an exercise …

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  • HBU College of Business Marks 40 Years of Graduate Business Education

    The Houston Baptist University Archie W. Dunham College of Business and the President’s Leadership Council commemorated “40 Years of Graduate Business Education” with a celebration dinner. Special guest Corbin Robertson, Jr., a Houston businessman and philanthropist, was the featured speaker. Dean of the Archie W. Dunham College of Business Dr. Michael Weeks said, “We are proud of the …

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  • HBU College of Business and Center for Christianity in Business to Host May Networking Event

    The Houston Baptist University Archie W. Dunham College of Business, with the Center for Christianity in Business, will host the May CCB Networking Luncheon from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, May 4, in the Dillon II Conference Room of the Hinton Center at HBU, 7502 Fondren Road. Guest speaker is Phillip Cohen, CEO and founder …

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  • HBU Taking Steps to be Even More Military & Veteran Friendly

    Houston Baptist University was named a 2018 Military Friendly® Gold School by Victory Media, a veteran-owned rating and advocacy organization. With support from the HBU Special Projects Office, the HBU Office of Veterans Affairs assists veterans with each step in the application, admissions and enrollment process. As part of serving veterans in a more efficient …

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  • The Lucy McBride Golf Practice Area Dedicated

    The HBU Athletics department dedicated a new golf practice space in the fall to serve the men’s and women’s golf teams. Coaches, players and University leadership were on hand for the ribbon-cutting. The Lucy McBride Golf Practice Area is located on the north side of campus, and features an artificial turf tee box as well as portable mats. Steve Moniaci, HBU director of Athletics, said, “We are …

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