Archived News – January 2011

Arts & Sciences News

Jan
28
2011
Director Jerry Morrison holds a master of fine arts in directing from Baylor.
Jan
28
2011
article that looks back at a Texas secession convention that assembled in Austin 150 years ago this weekend quotes Dr. T. Michael Parrish, a Baylor University professor whose specialties include Texas and Southern history and the Civil War.
Jan
28
2011
about the research of Dr. Sara Alexander, an applied social anthropologist, College of Arts and Sciences, at Baylor.
Jan
25
2011
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: story about 2010 Baylor deaf education graduate Allyson Townsend, who is featured as the ABC News "Person of the Week" for her work delivering popular music on YouTube using American Sign Language.
Jan
25
2011
guest column by Dr. Thomas Kidd, senior fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor and the author of "God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution," on a proposed state amendment on Sharia, the sacred law of Islam.
Jan
25
2011
South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy earned his BA in history from Baylor in 1986.
Jan
25
2011
article about "inflammatory" political rhetoric quotes Dr. Martin Medhurst, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science at Baylor.
Jan
25
2011
article about the growth of Antioch Community Church in Waco quotes Dr. Kevin Dougherty, a Baylor sociologist and expert on American megachurches, who says Antioch's growth is built on the power of small groups. Antioch Community Church has launched an $11 million building campaign that would allow the burgeoning North Waco megachurch to handle a Sunday attendance of 5,000.
Jan
24
2011
favorable review of a play directed by Baylor alumnus Jerry Morrison, who earned his master's degree in directing in 2000.
Jan
24
2011
article about Baylor University research on families' coping after extreme weather. Dr. Sara Alexander, associate professor and chair of the department of anthropology, forensic science and archaeology at Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted.
Jan
24
2011
Baylor graduate Elizabeth Holcomb (BA, 2001), a former congressional staffer, is named manager of grassroots and political programs for National Association of Chemical Distributors.
Jan
21
2011
article about the research of Dr. Keith Sanford, a clinical psychologist and an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences, at Baylor.
Jan
20
2011
Jim Kendrick, assistant professor of communication and zombie-film aficionado at Baylor is quoted on the network's use of B-movies.
Jan
20
2011
Page 2 of Education Notes mentions the grant to Louise Herrington School of Nursing from the Helene Fuld Health Trust that will provide scholarships for current and future students enrolled in Baylor's undergraduate nursing program.
Jan
20
2011
The research of Dr. Keith Sanford, a Baylor psychologist, is described.
Jan
20
2011
Dr. Sara Alexander, associate professor and chair of the department of anthropology, forensic science and archaeology at Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences is quoted on her work in Belize.
Jan
20
2011
Article on a panel discussion focused on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Jubilee Theater in Waco that included panelists Dr. Jim SoRelle, professor of history, and Ramona Curtis, director of Baylor's Academy for Leadership Development and Civic Engagement. The black-and-white footage on the screen showed horrific scenes.
Jan
19
2011
Q and A with Dr. Martin J. Medhurst, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science at Baylor, about violence in political rhetoric, calls for politicians to clamp down on such rhetoric, and how journalists should report out this debate.
Jan
19
2011
article about the research of Dr. Sara Alexander, an applied social anthropologist, College of Arts and Sciences, at Baylor.
Jan
19
2011
Results of a study by Dr. Sara Alexander, an applied social anthropologist at Baylor, are described.
Jan
19
2011
article about the research of Dr. Sara Alexander, an applied social anthropologist, College of Arts and Sciences, at Baylor.
Jan
19
2011
article quotes Dr. Martin Medhurst, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science at Baylor, about economic uncertainty playing a role in the rise of political vitriol.
Jan
19
2011
John Dill earned three degrees from Baylor, including a bachelor of arts degree in music education and a bachelor of arts degree in organ performance. He also earned a masters degree in organ performance.
Jan
19
2011
AUDIO LINK. Sara Stone, professor of journalism at Baylor, says while some good can come out of the information revealed by Wikileaks, it is a troubling story overall. She spoke with KWBU's Derek Smith.
Jan
19
2011
article about the research of Dr. Keith Sanford, a clinical psychologist and an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences, at Baylor.
Jan
19
2011
article about a grant to Baylor Louise Herrington School of Nursing from the Helene Fuld Health Trust that will provide scholarships for current and future students enrolled in Baylor's undergraduate nursing program.
Jan
19
2011
article by Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, an professor professor of history and a Senior Fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion.
Jan
19
2011
article about the research of Dr. Keith Sanford, a clinical psychologist and an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences, at Baylor.
Jan
19
2011
article about the research of Dr. Keith Sanford, a clinical psychologist and an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences, at Baylor.
Jan
19
2011
article about Eagle Pass Junior High Seismology Team students assisting Dr. Jay Pulliam, professor of geology and geophysics at Baylor, with extracting and recording scientific seismic data.
Jan
19
2011
Baylor University announced this week that its Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas won a $600,000 award for scholarships during the next three years. Baylor's was among the nursing programs picked by the Helen Fuld Health Trust, which awards millions of dollars in the form of academic grants annually.
Jan
19
2011
column by Dr. David A. Smith, senior lecturer in history at Baylor, about the controversy surrounding an artist's video and its removal from an exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery.
Jan
19
2011
article about an upcoming documentary project led by filmmaker and Baylor journalism and media arts lecturer Curtis Callaway and Baylor students on vocalist Tommy Duncan, who sang some of the greatest hits recorded by western swing legend Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys.
Jan
12
2011
LINK INCLUDED: interview with Baylor history professor Thomas S. Kidd, author of "God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution" and co-director of the Program on Historical Studies of Religion at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion.
Jan
12
2011
article about the reach of free speech in America quotes Dr. Martin Medhurst, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science at Baylor, College of Arts & Sciences.
Jan
12
2011
Baylor political science graduate Brad Billings, president and CEO of Blessing Corporate Services, will be inducted into the Quincy, Ill., Area Chamber of Commerce's Business Hall of Fame.
Jan
11
2011
article about the reach of free speech in America quotes Dr. Martin Medhurst, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science at Baylor, College of Arts & Sciences.
Jan
10
2011
An original musical produced to critical acclaim this summer by Baylor students who created the independent Greyman Theatre Company will be performed again at a Dallas theater festival.
Jan
10
2011
column about "envisioning God's design in the beautiful equations of string theory" quotes Baylor physics professor and string theory expert Dr. Gerald Cleaver.
Jan
10
2011
Tisa Scates, who teaches elementary education in the same school as her father, received a degree in sociology and business from Baylor in 2006.
Jan
10
2011
African-American academic Peaches Henry, a Baylor English professor, is quoted.
Jan
6
2011
Chris Hansen, associate professor and director of the Film & Digital Media program at Baylor, is one of the presenters at the festival.
Jan
6
2011
Article based on the Dec. 29 Christianity Today column about "envisioning God's design in the beautiful equations of string theory" that quotes Baylor physics professor Gerald Cleaver, who specializes in Superstring Theory.
Jan
6
2011
Baylor history professor Thomas S. Kidd, author of "God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution," discusses how religion informed the nation's founding principles.
Jan
3
2011
In 1949 students in the Art Department at Baylor made the plaster face and head for a huge Santa to be displayed in downtown Corsicana - the figure later went on to become Big Tex at the state fair.
Jan
3
2011
Baylor physics professor Lorin Matthews is quoted from an interview last year with Esquire.
Jan
3
2011
Shanna Granstra, a doctoral student of sociology at Baylor, is quoted on her study that found obese women were more likely to affiliate with a religious congregation but not necessarily attend services regularly than women of a healthy weight range.
Jan
3
2011
preview of upcoming exhibition by Susan Mullally, assistant professor of art at Baylor University, at The 930 Art Center, owned and operated by Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Ky.
Jan
3
2011
article about research about romantic relationships and arguments, conducted by Dr. Keith Sanford, a clinical psychologist and an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, College of Arts and Sciences, and his research team.
Jan
3
2011
column by Dr. Thomas Kidd, senior fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion and associate professor of history.
Jan
3
2011
article about some of the oldest known human remains in America found in Central Texas and how DNA testing by Dr. Lori Baker, a forensic anthropologist at Baylor, in partnership with Doug Owsley, an anthropologist at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, is helping scientists learn more about how the Americas were first populated.
Jan
3
2011
Column by Dr. David A. Smith, senior lecturer in history at Baylor, about the importance of supporting ballet and the arts throughout the year) Among the sparkling panoply of American Christmas traditions, going to see a production of "The Nutcracker" often ranks right up there with hanging the stockings and putting the colorful lights out in the yard.
Jan
3
2011
Baylor and the Mayborn Museum are members of the partnership overseeing the archaeological site.
Jan
3
2011
Baylor political science professor Tom Myers is quoted on changes to District 17's boundaries. New census counts released Tuesday guaranteed four more congressional seats for Texas and will touch off a scramble to redraw voting districts.
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