• Planting a Seed: Couple Plans a Legacy Gift for HBU

    In March of his senior year in high school, Randy Garbs’ world as he knew it was shattered when his father, Jim, was murdered tragically at work. The Sharpstown High School student had planned to attend Texas Tech University that fall of 1972, but he decided instead to stay home and attend to his mother, Faye. “I had received the offer of an academic …

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  • This Week’s Review: No-Show

    Brace yourself; It has been a few months since I have fussed about the low level of service at local theaters and I have lulled myself into a false sense of security. When things go bad at a megaplex, the results are horrendous. I did not have a chance to visit a megaplex the weekend …

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  • HBU Dunham Bible Museum Marks the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

    The Houston Baptist University Dunham Bible Museum marked the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by hosting special guest and distinguished scholar Dr. Paul Maier, professor emeritus of history at Western Michigan University. Dr. Maier reflected on the centrality of the Bible to Martin Luther, and the Reformation that stemmed from his “95 Theses.”   In 1517, Luther, a German theologian, changed …

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  • Rethinking the Reformation Reliance upon the Middle Ages

    By Dr. David J. Davis On August 29, 1518, a 21-year-old Philip Melanchthon gave his inaugural address at the University of Wittenberg. Only four days into his job as professor of Greek, Melanchthon energized the audience with a narrative of Western thought that lamented the loss of classical learning in the Middle Ages, as well …

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  • Morris House Dedicated at HBU

    Houston Baptist University Founding Father Dr. Stewart Morris was honored during his 98th birthday celebration with a campus naming dedication. The HBU President’s House will now officially be known as “Morris House,” and a statue of Stewart Morris will grace the campus. Dr. Robert B. Sloan, HBU president, presented birthday gifts to Mr. Morris during a luncheon and thanked him …

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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,  presented on a panel at the TECCSES* Technology Consortium at the Pearland ISD district headquarters on May 10, 2018. The session was entitled “Back to the Future: Are You Ready?” It focused upon ensuring that schools, faculty, and students are prepared …

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  • Graduate Program: College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

    Submitted by Dr. Teresa M. McIntyre, dean of the HBU College of Education and Behavioral Sciences The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences (COEBS) graduate programs at HBU have a longstanding tradition of offering training in education, counseling and psychology with the highest academic standards paired with a strong spiritual foundation. It is a large college with …

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  • This Week’s Review: A Re-Run

    There were no new films for which I felt the slightest attraction on the weekend of May 12, so I decided to refresh my memory of “Avengers: Infinity War.” It was a good way to unwind from the tensions generated by those pesky final examinations, and it was useful in that I caught several lines …

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  • Houston Baptist University China Delegation Establishes New Friendships

    Championing the attributes of HBU and finding students who fit well with the University were the goals of the Houston Baptist University China Delegation which went to China last fall. The delegation visited schools and met with key leaders in the far eastern cities of Beijing, Nanjing and Shanghai. Shannon Bedo, director of International Student Services, Dr. David Hao, …

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