Archived News – April 2011

Arts & Sciences News

Apr
29
2011
Blinn faculty member Doug Peck received his undergraduate degree in fine arts at Baylor.
Apr
29
2011
article about the research of Dr. Dan Peppe, assistant professor of geology at Baylor.
Apr
29
2011
Killeen Ellison senior Jelina Tunstill, who will attend Baylor to study psychology.
Apr
29
2011
Luis Noble earned his BA in political science from Baylor in 2008.
Apr
29
2011
story about the life of Dr. Gordon Stone, Emeritus Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Baylor and one of the 100 most-referenced chemists in the world by the Institute for Scientific Information.
Apr
29
2011
A lecture will be presented before the play by Dr. Marion Castleberry, a professor of Theatre Arts at Baylor and leading authority on the life and works of Horton Foote.
Apr
27
2011
article about new versions of the Bible that reflect modern scholarship but revive some reservations quotes Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey, Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities at Baylor and editor of "A Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature".
Apr
27
2011
article about a study by Dr. Patrick Flavin, assistant professor of political science at Baylor, that compared Americans' voting habits and political participation with their overall happiness.
Apr
27
2011
article about a local church swap project quotes Dr. Mia Moody-Ramirez, a Baylor journalism professor who is documenting the swap in video; Moody-Ramirez and her family have volunteered to worship for the three months at a congregation predominantly composed of a different race; The most striking thing Bob Province noticed about Bracks United Methodist Church was the way the choir sang.
Apr
26
2011
Playwright Chris Cragin earned her MFA in directing from Baylor in 2005.
Apr
26
2011
US News and World Report's annual graduate school rankings place the Army-Baylor doctoral program in physical therapy fifth in the nation.
Apr
26
2011
Dr. Dan Peppe, assistant professor of geology at Baylor led the study.
Apr
26
2011
article about the research of Dr. Dan Peppe, assistant professor of geology at Baylor.
Apr
26
2011
Article about "upcycling" features a newspaper dress creation by Baylor senior interior design major Amy Steinheimer. Though newspaper websites and gadgets like Nooks and Kindles are gaining popularity, some of us still love nothing better than the feel of paper in our hands -- whether we're reading it or making jewelry ou
Apr
20
2011
Dr. Robert Pryor earned his BS in biology from Baylor in 1973.
Apr
20
2011
article about the research of Dr. Dan Peppe, assistant professor of geology at Baylor.
Apr
20
2011
2010 Baylor interior design graduate Emily Johnson makes national headlines by passing up competing in the Miss USA Pageant to attend her sister's wedding.
Apr
20
2011
column about the government's role in issues of religious freedom in France by Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, associate professor of history and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor.
Apr
20
2011
VIDEO INCLUDED. Story about the new Visual Arts and Healing Course at Baylor, which exposes future doctors, nurses and health administrators to the creative side of learning
Apr
18
2011
article about bat study quotes Han Li, Baylor biology graduate student, and Baylor biologist Dr. Ken Wilkins. According to an ongoing Baylor University study, thousands of bats call downtown Waco home. The winged rodents are hanging in there in the city even as their natural habitat has shrunk because of human development.
Apr
15
2011
Baylor journalism students Nick Dean and Caitlin Giddnes both received awards.
Apr
15
2011
Patrick Flavin, professor of political science at Baylor, comments on education budget cuts.
Apr
15
2011
article about the research of Dr. Julie A. Patock-Peckham, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor.
Apr
15
2011
article that answers questions about Resurrection accounts in the four Gospels quotes several New Testament scholars, including Dr. Mikeal Parsons, professor of religion at Baylor, Dr. Todd Still, professor of Christian Scriptures at Baylor's Truett Seminary, and Baylor doctoral student Nick Zola
Apr
15
2011
Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history and senior fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor, comments on the rise of multiple versions of the Bible.
Apr
15
2011
Samuel Freedman column about a new Broadway musical called "The Book of Mormon" that "provides a sophisticated insight...into the missionary experience" quotes Dr. Rosalie Beck, professor of religion at Baylor, who spent the early 1970s in South Vietnam providing support services to Baptist missionaries
Apr
15
2011
article about Baylor senior economics and political science major Christian Latham, who retraces his family's Civil War history for a National Geographic special. Waco resident and Baylor University student Christian Latham hasn't walked a mile in his Civil War ancestor boots, but he's worn the hot, woolen clothing, eaten similar food and fired a black powder rifle, as viewers of the program "Civil Warriors" will see Monday night on the National Geographic Channel.
Apr
15
2011
Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, will participate in a one-hour live chat on The Waco Tribune-Herald's website at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 12. Nordt will answer questions about Baylor researchers' participation in an historic archaeological dig near Salado that found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas.
Apr
15
2011
We had a very interesting conversation with Baylor geologist Dr. Lee C. Nordt about the recent historic archaeological find near Salado.
Apr
11
2011
article about study co-authored by Dr. Patrick Flavin, assistant professor of political science at Baylor, that shows contented people are more likely to vote.
Apr
11
2011
conversation with Dr. Greg Garrett, a professor in Baylor's department of English, about his new book The Other Jesus: Rejecting a Religion of Fear for the God of Love.
Apr
8
2011
The Green Collection's bible antiquities exhibit will display some items at Baylor as part of a celebration of 400 years of the King James version of the Bible.
Apr
8
2011
Story quotes Dr. Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history, and Dr. Scott Carroll, research professor of manuscript studies and biblical tradition at Baylor. The exhibit is part of The King James Bible and the World It Made, 1611-2011, a conference at Baylor running Thursday through Saturday to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.
Apr
8
2011
VIDEO INCLUDED. Story quotes Dr. Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history, and Dr. Scott Carroll, research professor of manuscript studies and biblical tradition at Baylor. The exhibit is part of The King James Bible and the World It Made, 1611-2011, a conference at Baylor running Thursday through Saturday to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.
Apr
8
2011
Story quotes Dr. Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history, and Dr. Scott Carroll, research professor of manuscript studies and biblical tradition at Baylor. The exhibit is part of The King James Bible and the World It Made, 1611-2011, a conference at Baylor running Thursday through Saturday to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.
Apr
8
2011
Dr. Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history and a senior fellow at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, and is the author of God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution.
Apr
8
2011
Baylor is This year's returning champion and is the Brain Bowl's heavyweight, going once on a winning streak that stretched about six years years.
Apr
8
2011
A free exhibit of more than 100 rare Bibles, scrolls and medieval manuscripts will be on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, in the Hankamer Treasure Room at Baylor University's Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave.
Apr
8
2011
Baylor University's 17th annual Beall Poetry Festival continues this year's celebration of poetry with some new twists, from an all-female lineup of poets including an Irish poet who writes in Gaelic, to a different location for the evening readings.
Apr
7
2011
Baylor geology researchers Lee Nordt and Steve Driese will participate in a live one-hour chat on the Waco Tribune Herald's website on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. The topic will be about the importance of the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas that was found at a Central Texas archaeological site by Nordt and Driese, along with researchers from Texas A&M.
Apr
7
2011
Waco Tribune-Herald, April 6, 2011 The first item notes that Dr. Owen T. Lind, professor of biology at Baylor University, College of Arts and Sciences, has been honored as the 2011 recipient of the Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award from the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools.
Apr
6
2011
opinion column on the history of American foreign policy based on fundamental principles by Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, associate professor of history and senior fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor; Kidd is the author of "God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution."
Apr
6
2011
article about recent trends showing a decline in religion in America quotes Dr. Paul Froese, associate professor of sociology at Baylor and co-author of "America's Four Gods: What We Say about God--and What That Says about Us" that was based on findings from the Baylor Religion Survey
Apr
6
2011
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: feature on the work of Tyler artist Jennifer Moreman, who earned her BFA in studio art from Baylor in 2004.
Apr
6
2011
brief article in the international weekly journal of science that links to published research in the journal Geology by Baylor geologists, who found before Europeans settled in North America, small Native American farming communities were already having a big impact on eastern flood plains.
Apr
6
2011
article about the life of 1947 Baylor graduate Edwin Gaustad, one of America's leading religion historians; Gaustad was the author of "Faith of the Founders: Religion and the New Nation, 1776-1826" published by Baylor University Press.
Apr
4
2011
AUDIO LINK. Live interview with Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology and dean of College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, on Baylor's role in the landmark study that found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site
Apr
4
2011
article about findings in study about impact of Native Americans' farming on flood plains. Lead author of the study was Gary Stinchcomb, doctoral geology student at Baylor.
Apr
4
2011
Dr. Michael Lindsay earned his BA summa cum laude in English and speech communication and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at Baylor.
Apr
4
2011
article quotes Gary Stinchcomb, a doctoral student in geology at Baylor and lead author of a study finding that Native Americans who lived in the Delaware Valley dramatically altered its terrain with their farming.
Apr
4
2011
Landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
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