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Dr. Tom Lee inaugural recipient of the Clark Stevens Endowed Professorship

Dr. Tom Lee inaugural recipient of the Clark Stevens Endowed Professorship

By on December 28, 2020 in Academic News with 1 Comment

Donors joined Abilene Christian University faculty and staff for an online investiture ceremony for the Clark Stevens Endowed Professorship on Friday, Dec. 4. The virtual event, coordinated in a COVID-safe environment on ACU’s campus and joined by participants in Texas and Florida, honored the legacy of the late Dr. Clark Stevens and recognized the inaugural […]

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Dr. Rebecca Hunter | Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Rebecca Hunter | Associate Professor of Biology

By on June 19, 2018 in Faculty Spotlights with 0 Comments

Dr. Rebecca Hunter, associate professor of biology, has traveled to many places in her search for learning, including the deep waters of the Antarctic. She spent four months on a research vessel in the Southern Ocean, earned a master’s degree in wildlife and fishery sciences and a Ph.D. in biological sciences, and did research on […]

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Lauren Skelton (’17) | Biology

By on June 18, 2018 in Features with 0 Comments

Lauren Skelton can’t pick a favorite ACU experience – there are too many. “From sitting awestruck in Dr. Rebecca Hunter’s lecture in Biology I class, to cracking jokes in Dr. Perry Reeves’ chemistry lab, to squishing germy marshmallows in Dr. Jennifer Huddleston’s microbiology course, I have loved every minute of my education,” says the senior […]

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Missions intern witnesses physical, spiritual healing in Honduras

Missions intern witnesses physical, spiritual healing in Honduras

By on April 3, 2018 in Academic News, Features with 2 Comments

Renique Rodriguez (’18) only had 30 minutes to prepare a devotional. She was the youngest person on her mission team, she couldn’t speak much Spanish and the devotional was for men at a drug and alcohol rehab center in Honduras. “I was just praying and asking God for the words to say to speak to these […]

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Innovative ACU: Course explores biomedical ethics

Innovative ACU: Course explores biomedical ethics

By on August 31, 2017 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

Biologist, theologian team up to challenge pre-health students  For students who major in the natural sciences, much of their course material follows the scientific method: a series of logical steps to test a hypothesis or discover an answer. But when those principles of biology are applied to real-life medical situations, tricky questions often arise. For […]

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ACU Remembers: Bonnie Bailey

ACU Remembers: Bonnie Bailey

By on June 2, 2016 in ACU Remembers with 0 Comments

Bonnie Mignon (Pitt) Bailey, 68, a former longtime administrative assistant at Abilene Christian University, died May 30, 2016, in Abilene. A visitation with the family is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. on June 3 at Piersall Funeral Directors (733 Butternut St., Abilene, Texas 79602). A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. on June 4 in the Hillcrest Church of Christ (650 […]

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