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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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  • 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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  • 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,  were invited to present at the R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference on January 27, 2018, in Houston, TX. Their presentation was entitled “Can Little Learners Design Fabulous Multimedia Products? You Bet!” It was created on the basis of their book …

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  • This Week’s Reviews: “The 15:17 to Paris” and “Peter Rabbit”

    My weekly pilgrimage for February 10 to the movie theater was barely worth the time. My first choice was Clint Eastwood’s “The 15:17 to Paris.” I may have had false expectations about the retelling of the recent terrorist atrocity stopped by three Americans, but I was not impressed. The actual incident only took a few minutes, …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Levon Hayrapetyan

    Dr. Levon Hayrapetyan, Professor of Business and Department Chair of Management, Marketing and Business, and Nelli Avetisyan, Mathematics instructor at Wharton County Junior College, published a paper titled “Mathlet as a New Approach for Improving Critical and Creative Thinking Skills in Mathematics “, in the latest edition of a peer-reviewed journal “International Journal of Education …

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    Culture Influencers: David Grubbs

    Dr. David Grubbs, assistant professor of English, interviewed Dr. Michael J. Kruger for the Christian Humanist Profiles podcast regarding Kruger’s recent book, Christianity at the Crossroads: How the Second Century Shaped the Future of the Church (SPCK, 2017). Dr. Kruger is President and Samuel C. Patterson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Reformed Theological …

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