• Culture Influencer: Yuri Yatsenko

    Dr. Yuri Yatsenko, a professor in the Dunham College of Business, published the paper, “Non-equal-life asset replacement under evolving technology: A multi-cycle approach,” in the top-ranked journal, Engineering Economist (Taylor & Francis). The paper studies cost-minimizing asset replacement problems under technological improvements. Dr. Yatsenko will present his new research on capital replacement at the 47th …

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    Culture Influencers: Nero and Reed

    Dr. Renata Nero and Dr. Dianne Reed presented a paper at the National Association of African-American Studies Conference (NAAAS) which was held the week of Feb. 17 in Dallas. Drs. Nero and Reed, along with two other colleagues, addressed the topic of marginalization as it relates to the intersection of race and gender in academia. …

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    Culture Influencer: Renata Nero

    Dr. Renata Nero accepted an invitation to be a panelist at the Black History Month program held at Baylor College of Medicine on Feb. 27. The topic was, “Racial Disparities in the Lab, Clinic and Community.” The invitation was extended by two student groups – African American Women in Science and the Association for Graduate …

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    Culture Influencer: John Tyler

    Dr. John Tyler, HBU professor of Law and Jurisprudence and director of the Legal Studies Program, spoke in February at the Religious Freedom Under Fire Workshop. Hosted by the Texas Pastor Council, the event included the Hon. Ken Paxton, Texas attorney general; Pastor Frank Pomeroy, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs; and …

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    Culture Influencer: Emily Speck

    Emily Speck, assistant professor of Music, served as a vocalist for the Romance Brasileiro concert on Feb. 11 at HBU. She performed with the Terra Nostra Ensemble. Based in Houston, this innovative ensemble is the Ensemble-in-Residence at HBU, and is dedicated to the performance, promotion and preservation of music by Latin American and Iberian composers.

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    Culture Influencer: Eric Johnson

    Dr. Eric L. Johnson, director of HBU’s Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology and Counseling, is serving as one of two key speakers for “Secret Pain: Understanding Adolescent Suicide,” on Saturday, Feb. 29. The Gideon Institute is cohosting the event with Houston’s First Baptist Church. Dr. Matthew Stanford, director of The Hope and Healing Center, will …

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    Culture Influencers: Fabre and Raimondo

    Dr. Taiya Fabre, associate dean for Undergraduate Studies and Mrs. Amy Raimondo, pre-professional program coordinator/staff advisor in the College of Science and Engineering, attended the Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (TAAHP) annual meeting at UTMB School of Medicine in Galveston, Jan. 30 – Feb. 1. Dr. Fabre was elected to the position …

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    Culture Influencer: Katie Alaniz

    Dr. Katie Alaniz, assistant professor of Education, was invited to present at the 2020 Texas Computer Education Association’s Convention and Exhibition on February 5 in Austin. Her presentation was entitled, “C-Worthy Instruction: Sailing the Six C’s of Learning in the Digital Age,” and was created on the basis of the book, “Digital Media in Today’s …

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