• This was about us: John McCain as an author, a teacher, and a thousandth point of light

    By Dr. Matthew Boyleston “I’m freer than colleagues who will face the voters again. I can speak my mind without fearing the consequences much.” So says Senator John McCain in his final book, The Restless Wave. When one reads over the entire cannon of McCain’s books, one wonders when he ever felt constrained when speaking …

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  • HBU Announces Largest Single Gift in History from Sherry and Jim Smith, Sr.

    Sherry and Jim Smith, Sr. are providing a gift of $20 million to Houston Baptist University for the construction of classroom space and laboratory facilities to be used by the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Engineering, and the School of Nursing and Allied Health. It is the largest single gift in the …

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    Pampell Online Division Reaches Almost 700 Students

    The Houston Baptist University Pampell Online Division has reached and surpassed 500 students enrolled after one academic year. Launched in February 2017, the online education branch was an initiative to serve students with greater access to the quality undergraduate and graduate programs for which HBU is known. There are 24 online programs of study encompassing …

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  • Houston Baptist University has an Advantage!

    Editor’s Corner by Dr. Jerry Johnston When you encourage your grandson, granddaughter, son or daughter to enroll at HBU, there is a distinct advantage. First, values, character and Christian convictions are compassionately taught and emulated by our outstanding faculty members in every course. This makes HBU unique in a corroding culture. Achieving a degree or …

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  • The Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty Founded

    Before friends of HBU, Dr. Stewart Morris, Sr., University founding father, businessman and philanthropist signed an agreement in September in the Joella and Stewart Morris Cultural Arts Center to donate $10 million through the Joella and Stewart Morris Foundation. The transformational gift establishes the Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty at Houston Baptist University …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Joshua R. Farris

    Dr. Joshua R. Farris, assistant professor of Theology, has recently been involved in multiple projects: “Philosophy Now,” “Evangelical Philosophical Society,” and two panel discussions. Due to the level of interest, certain articles from previous years are chosen to be republished in “Philosophy Now: The Ultimate Guide: Metaphysics, The Nature of Reality.” Philosophy Now is a popular …

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  • The Odyssey: Freshmen Outdoor Adventure

    By Cassie Sorrell, HBU Campus Recreation Coordinator The Odyssey is HBU Campus Recreation’s outdoor adventure trip created specifically for incoming freshmen as an early opportunity for them to begin their journey at Houston Baptist University. For the past three years, Campus Rec. has partnered with Camp Eagle, which is located in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Ernest Liang

    Dr. Ernest Liang, director of the Center for Christianity in Business and associate professor of finance at the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, is editor of a new book, “Christianity in Business,” the inaugural title of a new publication series from the Center entitled Biblical Worldview and the Marketplace. Dr. Liang is the author …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Gardo Blado

    Dr. Gardo Blado, professor in Physics of the College of Science and Mathematics, together with a Houston Baptist University undergraduate student, Otto Gadea (2018) were invited to publish their work entitled, “Entropic Uncertainty Relations, Entanglement and Quantum Gravity Effects via the Generalized Uncertainty Principle” in the inaugural volume of the peer-reviewed journal, Asian Journal of …

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