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    Dr. Stewart Morris, Sr.: A Legend and a Gentleman

    In the late 1930s, much of what is now covered in buildings and roads was prairie and marshland in Houston. The University of Houston was barely a decade old, and student Stewart Morris, Sr., rode his horse from the family ranch, tying it to a hitching post next door before going to evening classes each …

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  • 2018 Spirit of HBU Awards

    The HBU Alumni Relations Office held the 2018 Spirit of HBU Awards Dinner and Walk of Honor Induction on September 15. The annual event honors notable alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the University. 2018 HBU Athletics Hall of Honor Recipients • Ricky Bennett, Men’s Basketball ’03 – ’05 • Robbie Buller, Baseball ’09 …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Kimberly Ramos and Vivian Medrano

    Ms. Kimberly Ramos, Director of Student Success, and Dr. Vivian Medrano, Student Success Coach, successfully presented “Making an IMPACT: A New Mentoring Program for Student Success” during the 32nd Annual Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) National Conference Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Building America’s Future. The conference was held October 6-8, 2018, in …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Timothy Ewest

    Dr. Timothy Ewest, associate professor of Management in the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, has contributed two chapters to the Routledge Press, “The Routledge Companion to Management and Workplace Spirituality.” The book provides readers with a broad, cutting-edge overview of the discipline of management spirituality and religion (MSR). This book has gathered leading scholars …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”

    The weekend of November 9-11 was a bit hectic, but I did manage to see “The Girl in the Spider’s Web.” I can’t say that it is the most wholesome film I have ever seen, but it holds its own with the various Swedish and American interpretations of the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” adventures. …

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  • Guevara Rewriting the Record Books

    HBU senior goalkeeper Alanis Guevara started the 2018 season ranked in the top five of all six career goalkeeping categories maintained for the school’s women’s soccer program. By the beginning of October, she had assumed the top spot on three of those career records lists. “Alanis has been able to make such an impact and …

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  • World-Renowned Scientist Dr. James Tour

    Dr. James M. Tour, a synthetic organic chemist,  joined the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Rice University in 1999, where he is presently the T. T. and W. F. Chao Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Computer Science, and Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering. Tour’s scientific research areas are broad, including medical, mechanical …

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  • Sandy Mooney nominated for CFO of the year

    HBU CFO and COO Named “CFO of the Year” Finalist

    Sandra “Sandy” Mooney, HBU CFO and COO, was named a “CFO of the Year” Finalist by the Houston Business Journal. Mooney has served HBU since 2009, and led the University during a time of tremendous growth of the student population, programs and facilities. Under her leadership, HBU obtained an investment-grade rating and successfully refunded outstanding …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Timothy Ewest

    Dr. Timothy Ewest, associate professor of Management in the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, has been asked to be a guest editor for a special issue of Religions journal. This special issue explores research considering “Integration of Religion in the Workplace.” Religions Journal is an international, open access scholarly journal, publishing peer-reviewed studies of …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “Hunter Killer”

    I had not held out much hope for the weekend of November 3, but a suggestion that I might enjoy “Hunter Killer” led me to a very entertaining submarine film with enough action to satisfy even my jaded tastes. I still have memories of such gems from the 1950s as Run Silent, Run Deep; but …

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