• Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Alaniz and Wilson

    Dr. Katie Alaniz, assistant professor of Education, and Dr. Dawn Wilson, professor of Education, were invited to present at the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Elementary Technology Conference, which took place in Galveston, from June 9-11. Their session was entitled, “Sail the Six C’s of Learning in the Digital Age.” This session integrated concepts contained …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “Midsomer Murders”

    A surgeon grounded me very thoroughly on June 14, so I decided it would not be a good idea to scare small children at a theater that weekend; right now I resemble an extra from “The Mummy.” If I had been mobile, I might have headed for the latest episode of “Men in Black,” but …

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  • Nursing Professor Begins Nonprofit for Victims of Domestic Violence

    Nursing is Dr. Khara Breeden’s calling. Her father was a physician and her mother a nurse; caring for people, families and the community at large is her passion. “I know I’m here to help people,” she said. “The best way for me to do that is through nursing.” Breeden, an HBU assistant professor of Nursing, …

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    Culture Influencers: Nancy Pearcey

    Over the course of the 2018-19 school year, Nancy Pearcey, HBU professor of Apologetics and scholar-in-residence, published 19 articles in national media outlets. These include American Thinker, CNS News, LifeSite News, LifeZette, James Dobson’s Family Talk, and Daily Caller. Many of the articles draw on the material of her most recent book, “Love Thy Body: …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “Dark Phoenix”

    The June 8 weekend was a financial disaster; roadwork on the Southwest Freeway forced my cab driver to find a different route to the Edwards theater on Wesleyan; that added $15 one-way to my transportation costs. Therefore, I was not in a very receptive mood for “Dark Phoenix”; it turned out to be the weakest …

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  • The Faith Story of Saleim Kahleh in His Own Words

    My father was from Jerusalem – Palestinian. My mother is Lebanese. All five of us kids were born and raised here in the US. We were raised Muslim; my parents just wanted to have a peaceful home and be successful. We prayed to Allah, to God, and I was devoted. There was no promise of …

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  • It’s a Longboard Story

    It’s hard to miss senior Tyler Kelly as he makes his way across campus on the way to classes. The 6’5” HBU football defensive end is even taller as he stands on the platform of a longboard. The board, with its vibrant hues and orange wheels, transports him smoothly across the sidewalks. Kelly got his …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Engineering Gift

    The Society for Information Management (SIM) Houston Chapter provided the second of four $25,000 total awards to HBU to support the Cyber Engineering Smart Factory project, completed by first-year students in the College of Engineering. Dr. Stan Napper, dean of the College of Science Engineering, accepted the $25,000 gift on behalf of the College at …

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    Culture Influencers: Melissa Carlton

    Dr. Melissa Carlton, assistant professor of Computer Science and Cyber Engineering, received a personal invitation from the secretary of the Air Force, and attended the 66th annual National Security Forum at the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The purpose of NSF was to expose influential citizens to senior US and international …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: D-Day Anniversary

    Whoever decides which movies to release on a given weekend must take great delight in thwarting me. The weekend of June 2 was another dry hole; neither “Godzilla” nor “Rocketman” had the slightest attraction for me. I was slightly surprised that we did not see re-releases of “The Longest Day” or “Saving Private Ryan,” since the 75th …

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