Archived News – August 2009

Arts & Sciences News

Aug
31
2009
Dr. Greg Garrett, professor of English at Baylor University, is the author of We Get to Carry Each Other: The Gospel According to U2.
Aug
31
2009
Features research of Dr. Joe Yelderman, professor of geology, and Dr. Margaret Forbes, research associate in biology.
Aug
26
2009
Dr. Frances Beckwith, professor of philosophy and church state studies at Baylor, is quoted Two of every three young American adults (66 percent) say that older Americans have better moral values than they do, according to new polling released by the Pew Research Center.
Aug
26
2009
AUDIO LINK: Dr. David A. Smith, senior lecturer in American history at Baylor, is interviewed about his new book, Money for Art.
Aug
25
2009
Baylor marketing professor Jim Roberts and sociologist Larry Lyon are quoted on the sales tax holiday.
Aug
25
2009
Baylor geology professor Joe Yelderman is helping develop a Web site for the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District to map out the location and depth of all wells in the district.
Aug
20
2009
Robert Novak was a Radford Visiting Professor of Journalism at Baylor in 1987.
Aug
20
2009
(Review of Terry Eagleton's book Reason, Faith and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate by Dr. Thomas Hibbs, Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Culture and dean of the Honors College at Baylor)
Aug
20
2009
The Baylor Religion Survey is mentioned regarding the correlation between body and soul.
Aug
18
2009
With approximately one-fourth of the homes in the United States utilizing a septic tank system for on-site wastewater treatment, finding better ways to protect the surrounding environment and, ultimately, residents' drinking water are essential. Now, Baylor University researchers have created and tested several new treatment systems to see if they could be part of the next generation of residential treatment systems.
Aug
18
2009
With approximately one-fourth of the homes in the United States utilizing a septic tank system for on-site wastewater treatment, finding better ways to protect the surrounding environment and, ultimately, residents' drinking water are essential. Now, Baylor University researchers have created and tested several new treatment systems to see if they could be part of the next generation of residential treatment systems.
Aug
13
2009
Political science professor Dr. James Curry was recognized earlier this year by the Texas Legislature for his work at Baylor, as the House passed a resolution honoring his service to students. A former chair of the department, Curry now serves as the Bob Bullock Professor of Public Policy and Administration and directs the Bob Bullock …
Aug
13
2009
Dr. Jeff Levin has accepted a distinguished chair at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion, where he will serve as University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health as well as Director of ISR's Program on Religion and Population Health. Levin will also serve as Professor of Medical Humanities at Baylor. He is currently Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center.
Aug
13
2009
It was billed as the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, but it just didn't fly.


The art part, that is.
Aug
11
2009
Dr. Daniel Peppe, assistant professor of geology at Baylor, is an expert in paleomagnetism, paleobotany and paleoclimatology to reconstruct past ecosystems to study climate change on land.
Aug
6
2009
Baylor communication studies associate professor Mark Morman is quoted in a story about studies that suggest brothers and sisters who stay connected have healthier lives
Aug
6
2009
Theater critic Lawson Taitte reviews plays by two Baylor Theatre graduates Tom Parr IV, BFA '00, and Clay Wheeler, BFA '08.
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