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New Technology Unmasks Ancient Scriptural Manuscripts

New Technology Unmasks Ancient Scriptural Manuscripts

Professor Todd Hanneken, Ph.D., is the first scholar to combine two existing imaging technologies in order to “see” handwritten text that has been indecipherable to the naked eye for hundreds of years. To understand the impact of Hanneken’s work, we’ll need to take a step back in time. A huge step.

Luke Villafranca

Luke Villafranca

Luke Villafranca (B.A. ’14) trained tirelessly for the San Antonio Regional Golden Gloves boxing tournament earlier this year. But preparation wasn’t enough — he wanted his school in his corner.

Mr. Globetrotter

Mr. Globetrotter

Charles Merkel’s lifelong fascination — some might call it an obsession — with travel can be traced back to a Christmas gift he received more than 50 years ago.

Wanted: Educated Workforce

Wanted: Educated Workforce

As vice president of education policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Cheryl Oldham (J.D. ’93) influences U.S. education policy on behalf of the nation’s business interests from her office in Washington, D.C.

Methodist Minister, Marianist Twist

Methodist Minister, Marianist Twist

As a teenager, Jason Valendy (B.A. ’04) considered pursuing a career in ministry. His only stumbling block was a doozy: He didn’t particularly like “church.” The way he saw it, learning about the Son of God shouldn’t be so boring. He wanted to be engaged by the teachings of Christ, and he wanted others to be as well. “That set me on a path and motivated me to learn more,” Valendy said. “I kept getting drawn back to this Jesus guy.”

 

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