• Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: David Grubbs

    Dr. David Grubbs, assistant professor of English, interviewed Dr. Justo Gonzalez for the Christian Humanist Profiles podcast regarding Gonzalez’s recent book, The Mestizo Augustine: A Theologian Between Two Cultures (IVP Academic, 2016). Christian Humanist Profiles is an interview podcast, engaging authors of recent books in the areas of Christian theology and the humanities. Listen to the …

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    Culture Influencers: Joshua R. Farris

    Dr. Joshua R. Farris, Assistant Professor of Theology,  co-edited with Charles Taliaferro, Professor of Philosophy at St. Olaf College, The Routledge Companion to Theological Anthropology (recently entitled The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology) has been reviewed by several journals. One noteworthy open access review has recently been published in the Journal of Analytic Theology.

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    Culture Influencers: Katie Alaniz and Dawn Wilson

    Dr. Katie Alaniz, assistant professor of education, and Dr. Dawn Wilson, professor of education, co-authored an article entitled “Orality: Captivating Learners through the Art of Digital Storytelling“ which was recently published by Assist News Service. This article offers examples and strategies for incorporating digital storytelling into everyday classroom activities and focuses specifically upon the potential …

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    Culture Influencers: Meredith O’Hara

    Dr. Meredith O’Hara, Associate Professor of Biology, was the keynote speaker at the 2017 SuperGirls SHINE Foundation Expo held on June 17, 2017 in Houston, TX. She spoke about her path to becoming a scientist and biology professor in an effort to encourage middle school and high school girls to pursue STEM careers.

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  • Why Philisophy is Essential to Anything Deserving to be Called a University, Especially one Claiming to be Christian.

    Recently something of a national controversy broke out in academic and educational circles over the news that the President of the University of St Thomas, Houston, was thinking of cutting or even eliminating programs in philosophy at that school.  The reason given was that the needs of students have changed with more and more students …

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  • PR Class Helps Non-Profits

    How do you get a hashtag to “trend”? How does a website show up on the first page of Google? How do you rally people of all ages behind a cause? These are the questions students in Adjunct Professor John Meredith’s Principles of Public Relations class asked last fall in their semester-long group project that …

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  • Vocal Student Excels Nationally

    Fidel Angel Romero is a senior vocal performance major.  Last summer, Angel competed against approximately 1,600 vocalists through the Regional rounds of the Classical Singer Competition and progressed to the National Semi-Finals round in Boston.  As a result of this successful audition, he was contracted to sing the role of Tamino in Mozart’s opera Die …

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  • Colter Lasher Joins the 1,000 Point Club

    Colter Lasher joined a prestigious club of Husky basketball players on January 12, 2017 when he scored career-point number 1,000 in the Huskies’ Southland Conference game against Central Arkansas. The senior from Anchorage, Alaska became just the third player in the last decade to reach the milestone. “It means a lot to me, because I’ve …

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  • Sherry Smith and Jim R. Smith

    HBU Initiative to Teach Civic Education Receives Major Support

    Houston Baptist University’s Center for Law and Liberty received a $600,000 grant from the Charles Koch foundation and Sherry Smith and Jim R. Smith to greatly expand its programmatic offerings.  The Center is dedicated to promoting the principles of liberty, limited government, the rule of law, and free markets. With this gift, it will be …

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    HBU Moves to the Next Level

    We have received notification from SACSCOC that our request to Move to the Next Level – with the launching of HBU’s first doctoral program, the EdD in Executive Educational Leadership – was approved by the SACSCOC Board of Trustees on June 15, 2017. With this formal approval from SACSCOC, HBU is now recognized as a …

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