What’s your Context?

One of the goals of the History faculty at UMHB is to ensure that our students understand how context effects events. Why does an event happen at a particular time, in a particular way? Major events in history are often associated with a famous, or infamous person. Those events occurred not only because a leader...
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Chemistry, Religion & the Trinity

Ever notice in chemistry and science, how some things “come in three’s”? Let’s take a brief quiz… 1. How many basic parts of the atom are there? 3 – Protons, Neutrons, Electrons 2. How many phases of matter are there? 3 – Solid, Liquid, Gas 3. How many types of elements are there? 3 – Metals, Non-Metals, Semi-conductors...
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3 Tips for Using PowerPoint

Some people seem to think that “more is better” when it comes to PowerPoint, but actually a minimalist approach will serve you and your audience better. To that end, here are three tips to help you use PowerPoint more effectively. 1. Don’t put too much information on each slide. PowerPoint presentations should enhance what you...
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Exciting New Beginnings

September is always an exciting time to be at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. By this point all the boxes are unpacked, the syllabi have been handed out and the routine of a new day-to-day life is starting to kick in. Everything is still new, and the hope of the semester to come still sits...
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Graduating College Technically Talented

If you ask most college freshmen, they will assure you they are the most technically talented person in their family. After all, they are on their iPhones, tweeting or posting to Facebook 24/7 and extremely proficient in the latest computer games. Most have taken a few computer courses while still in High School. But can...
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