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    Culture Influencers: John Spoede

    In September 2019, Dr. John T. Spoede, Jr., LPC-S, LCDC, NCC, CSC (Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, National Credentialed Counselor, Certified School Counselor and the director, Center for Research and Doctoral Studies and assistant professor of Education at Houston Baptist University) was published as a contributing author in “The Care and Counsel Bible” …

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    Culture Influencers: Dean Riley

    Dean M. Riley, professor of Library Science and director of Moody Library, was invited to speak at the 2019 Library Instruction Round Table Annual Summit sponsored by the Texas Library Association, which took place at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville on Sept. 13. His session was entitled, “Stewardship of Mind,” and explored humans as …

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    Culture Influencers: Renae Schumann

    Dr. Renae Schumann, dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health and professor of Nursing, recently earned a Certified Nurse Educator designation. According to the National League for Nursing, the test-administering organization, certification of nursing faculty does the following: Distinguishes academic nursing education as a specialty area of practice and an advanced practice role …

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    Culture Influencers: Hannah Wingate

    Dr. Hannah Wingate, associate professor of Biology, along with collaborators from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, published an article describing the use of a novel marker to predict response of breast cancer patients to chemotherapeutic treatment. The paper, entitled, “Cytoplasmic Cyclin E Expression Predicts for Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer,” …

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    Culture Influencers: Emily Stelzer

    Dr. Emily Stelzer, associate professor of English, published an essay, “Euphrasy, Rue, Polysemy, and Repairing the Ruins,” in Scholarly Milton, eds. Thomas Festa and Kevin Donovan (Clemson UP, 2019). Her article, “Lear, Luke 17, and Looking for the Kingdom Within,” was published in Religions (July 2019). Dr. Stelzer’s recent book, “Gluttony and Gratitude: Milton’s Philosophy …

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    Culture Influencers: Jerry Johnston

    Dr. Jerry Johnston, HBU VP of Innovation & Strategic Marketing, presented, “Ten Reasons Why 50-70 Million Adult Americans Have Left the Church: the Nones,” at the Texas Baptists’ Unapologetic Conference on Saturday, August 24, at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Texas. (Nancy Pearcey, HBU professor of Apologetics, presented “Love Thy Body” at the conference.) Drs. …

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    Culture Influencers: Louis Markos

    Dr. Louis Markos, professor of English, scholar-in-residence, and Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities, had his article on the history of the classical Christian movement, “The Rise of the Bible-Teaching, Plato-Loving, Homeschool Elitists: How evangelicals are becoming the new champions of the pagan classics,” published as the cover story for the September issue of Christianity …

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    Culture Influencers: Scott Robinson

    Political science professor, Dr. Scott Robinson, has released his first edited volume, “Eric Voegelin Today: Voegelin’s Political Thought in the 21st Century” (Lexington Books, 2019). This timely volume, co-edited by Lee Trepanier and David Whitney, builds on the works of 20th-century philosophical giant, Eric Voegelin, to explain how the diminishing of religion in society produces …

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