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Students explore global healthcare in Uruguay

It may be winter in Uruguay but activity is heating up again this summer at Casa ACU in Montevideo, one of the international hub sites for ACU Study Abroad. Dr. Cynthia (Barton ’81) Powell and Dr. Lynette (Blackburn ’85) Austin are there with 13 students until early July, studying global health systems. Cynthia writes that … Continued

New book: Randy Harris’ ‘Living Jesus’

Living Jesus is a new book and film series released this month by Abilene Christian University’s Leafwood Publishers. Both feature the work of Randy Harris, instructor of Bible, missions and ministry at ACU. He was the university’s Teacher of the Year in 2011, and is a popular lecturer on campus and in churches and conferences around … Continued

Alumni use their talents to advance Thai school

“I believe in what God is doing here,” wrote Brent Pennington (’93) when we first began corresponding with each other in March of last year. Work had begun on a new campus for the young K-12 educational institution he and three other Abilene Christian University alumni lead, and they were waiting on official word from … Continued

Siburt returns to classroom for Maymester

Determined for months to return to the classroom, Dr. Charles Siburt (’68) did exactly that this morning, as he began to teach a week-long Maymester class for the Graduate School of Theology at Abilene Christian University. Siburt, who surprised colleagues and students by participating in Commencement on May 12 in Moody Coliseum, has been battling … Continued

Biar's journey included two ACU degrees

South Sudan is the world’s youngest nation, and in “You Will See,” a feature story in ACU Today magazine’s Winter 2012 issue, you’ll also read of the amazing journey Zechariah Manyok Biar  experienced on his way to a role in its new government. While Biar was working on two master’s degrees from Abilene Christian University … Continued

Affordability campaign will boost scholarships

A quality university education is an investment, as any person who knows the value of an advanced degree will tell you. Paying for it can be another story, as anyone with a degree also can tell you. Abilene Christian University has made some bold moves to keep the cost of its education affordable. ACU already … Continued

Enlow's images glimmer in ‘Wave Reviews’

We needed a photographer, a scuba diver and, at times, an acrobat to photograph the Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center. We found all three of them in Jeremy Enlow, whose images grace the cover story of the Winter 2012 issue of ACU Today – 26 pages of coverage of the university’s … Continued

Last week to see students' art in Dallas gallery

Thanks to the generosity of an alumnus, top students from Abilene Christian University’s Department of Art and Design have some of their best work displayed in a Dallas gallery this month. The exhibit, EIR, opened May 3 and closes May 26 in Gallery A of Cohn Drennan Contemporary on 1107 Dragon Street. Drennan (’80), the … Continued

New issue ready for mailbox splashdown

The Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center has been visited more than 160,000 times since it opened last September. The new issue of ACU Today magazine, which mails this week, will give you a behind-the-scenes look without breaking a sweat. The cover story of our 80-page Winter 2012 issue, “Wave Reviews,” begins … Continued

Elmer Womack photo a rare and welcome find

As keepers of Abilene Christian University’s largest photography archive, we are always pleased to find new images worth preserving and sharing. A recent email from 1978 alumnus Mack Womack included the sad news of the recent passing of his father, Elmer Womack (’41) and a remarkable photograph with which to remember him. Mack’s father is … Continued