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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Healthy College Living

Why should I get vaccinated as an adult? College is full of new opportunities and risks. Living in close quarters to others in a dorm, irregular sleeping habits, and changes in your diet can leave you vulnerable to diseases. You should be vaccinated against meningitis before arriving to campus (this is required by law in...
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Overcoming Your Fear of Praying in Public

I’ve always gone to church. At age 11, my heart was captured and thus I began my Christian transformation by walking down the aisle during the very traditional invitational song, Just As I Am. So growing up in a large Baptist church, being involved in everything from vacation bible school, youth group, mission trips and...
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