Archived News – August 2008

Arts & Sciences News

Aug
26
2008
The U.S. Bureau of the Census today released estimates of income, earnings and poverty for 2007. Sociologists and demographic specialists at Baylor University's Center for Community Research and Development (CCRD), who have analyzed the data, found that Waco and McLennan County have poverty levels well above the national norms.
Aug
25
2008
The Department of Mathematics recently joined the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, CA.
Aug
18
2008
Baylor University student Sarah Rafique, a junior journalism major from Georgetown, has been awarded the prestigious Gilman Scholarship, which will allow her to study in Egypt for the fall semester.
Aug
13
2008
Dr. Stacy Lindborg, a 1996 Ph.D. from the Department of Statistical Science (formerly the Institute of Statistics), was recently added as a Fellow to the American Statistical Association.
Aug
11
2008
The Department of Statistical Science at Baylor University was one of four research programs selected by Eli Lilly and Company to work on problems identified by the company.
Aug
11
2008
Two Baylor University scientists have come up with a new method to cause a spaceship to effectively travel faster than the speed of light, without breaking the laws of physics.
Aug
7
2008
The Hispanic population in McLennan County has grown by more than 10,000 persons - or 27 percent - since the 2000 Census, according to an analysis by sociologists and community specialists at Baylor University's Center for Community Research and Development (CCRD). This far exceeds the modest 2 percent growth of the non-Hispanic population locally over the same period, the researchers found.
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