Baylor Alumni & Friends News Archives for June 2013

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Story Date
M. Basketball. Jefferson Earns Spot on USA Basketball Roster 6/29/2013
Track. Track & Field Puts Two On Academic All-America Team 6/28/2013
BrownwoodTX.com: Early native, Cindy Tisdale elected Chair of the State Bar Board of Directors 6/28/2013
News-Medical.net: Adults attending synagogue regularly are healthier and happier than their non-religious counterparts 6/28/2013
Pierre Jackson becomes Baylor’s 4th NBA draft pick in 2 years 6/28/2013
Science Daily: 'Big givers' get punished for being nonconformists 6/28/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor grad sees positives in her blindness 6/28/2013
Yahoo! News: Entrepreneurs pray more than most 6/28/2013
M. Basketball. Pierre Jackson Drafted by Philadelphia 76ers 6/27/2013
General News. Baylor Places 45th in Directors' Cup 6/27/2013
Track. T&F Signee Named Gatorade National Athlete of the Year 6/27/2013
Football. Baylor Planning for Farewell Season in Floyd Casey Stadium 6/27/2013
"Big Givers" Get Punished for Being Nonconformists, Baylor Research Shows 6/27/2013
Baylor Missions Around the World: Students Volunteer for Trips to Europe, Africa, South America 6/27/2013
BBC News: Turning prisoners into entrepreneurs 6/27/2013
Deseret News: Entreprayneurs: Business starters pray more often, study finds 6/27/2013
Foster steps forward to join Baylor Board 6/27/2013
Homeland Security News Wire: Texas sees rise in number of border crossers dying in the summer heat 6/27/2013
Medical News Today: Improved health and happiness experienced by regular attendees of synagogues 6/27/2013
Travel Daily News: The role of exhibitions in supporting organizational learning 6/27/2013
USA Today: Witnesses tell Gulf War panel it needs more experts 6/27/2013
M. Basketball. Jefferson Named Finalist for USA Basketball Roster 6/26/2013
A sneak peek at the Class of 2017 6/26/2013
1660ESPN "The John Morris Show": Interview with Holly Tucker 6/26/2013
Associated Press/Waco Tribune-Herald: Waco, state elections to see changes after Supreme Court ruling 6/26/2013
CIO-Today: Toxic driveways? Cities ban coal tar sealants 6/26/2013
El Paso Times: Western refining founder Paul Foster elected to Baylor University Board of Regents 6/26/2013
KWTX-TV: Waco: Baylor says "thanks" to some construction workers 6/26/2013
The Jewish Voice: Shul is good for you, Baylor researcher finds 6/26/2013
The Washington Post: Some nonbelievers still find solace in prayer 6/26/2013
USA Today/Forensic Magazine: Forensics professor helps ID migrants 6/26/2013
From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, Baylor alum ‘plays’ the part 6/25/2013
OU Daily: OU Board of Regents unanimously pass flat-rate tuition 6/25/2013
Philanthropy News Digest: Walmart Foundation awards $14 million for free meals, nutrition education 6/25/2013
PsychCentral: Going to synagogue is good for health and happiness, Baylor researcher finds 6/25/2013
TheMarketingSite.com: The Role of Exhibitions in Supporting Organizational Learning 6/25/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Prominent Baylor benefactor Paul L. Foster elected to Board of Regents 6/25/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Top high school graduates in McLennan County, Part 2 6/25/2013
W. Basketball. WBB Adds Two New Assistant Coaches 6/24/2013
Baylor law students lead Texas in bar exam pass rate for 17th time in last 24 tries 6/24/2013
Baylor University's Board of Regents Names New Member 6/24/2013
Going to Synagogue Is Good for Health and Happiness, Baylor Researcher Finds 6/24/2013
Journal & Courier (Lafayette, IN): Entrepreneurs pray more often, says study 6/24/2013
MarketWatch.com: New members elected to March of Dimes national Board of Trustees 6/24/2013
The Baptist Standard: Study: 'Spiritual' youth more prone to crime than 'religious' 6/24/2013
USA TODAY/Indianapolis Star: Forensics professor helps ID immigrants 6/24/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor "Goldfish" leaves audience wanting more 6/24/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Editorial: 2007 visions suggest latest ideas for Waco riverfront hardly pie in the sky 6/24/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Lawyers looking for parties who could be partially liable for West blast 6/24/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Top high school graduates in McLennan County, Part 1 6/24/2013
Track. Track & Field Led By Williams At USA Championships 6/21/2013
Bears on brooms soar to third-place national finish at Quidditch World Cup 6/21/2013
Christianity Today: Frankenstein's Cat, Part 3 6/21/2013
Houston Citybizlist: Rackspace appoints Todd Cione 6/21/2013
KCEN-TV: Broad support for 'Brazos Commons' riverfront overhaul 6/21/2013
San Francisco Business Times: Godfrey Sullivan: President, CEO and chairman, Splunk 6/21/2013
St. Louis Review: Pope calls on Catholics to 'say yes to life' 6/21/2013
The Baptist Standard: Entrepreneurs pray more, Baylor researchers discover 6/21/2013
US News and World Report: Find health care opportunities for B-school students 6/21/2013
Track. Track & Field Opens Run at USA Championships 6/20/2013
General News. McCaw Wins UMass Amherst Distinguished Alumnus Award 6/20/2013
Associated Press: Supreme pitch: Justice Samuel Alito throws 1st pitch before Rangers game - a bit wide of plate 6/20/2013
Baylor prof among dozen awarded grants to study Great Lakes ecosystem 6/20/2013
General News. Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team Announced 6/20/2013
Inside Higher Ed: Is summer selling? 6/20/2013
iVillage.co.uk: What to say when your friend is depressed 6/20/2013
New York Daily News: It's too soon to roll the dice 6/20/2013
Phys.org: Black-white education gap is worsened by unresponsive state policymakers, study shows 6/20/2013
The Dallas Morning News: Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito tosses first pitch at Rangers game, dishes on his love of baseball 6/20/2013
The Waco Tribune-Herald: Details emerge of $180 million Brazos Commons project 6/20/2013
University Herald: Agonistics are more prone to committing crimes than atheists and believers: Baylor study 6/20/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor Theatre looks at relationships in two plays 6/20/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: David A. Smith: The worth of art in Detroit 6/20/2013
Baylor named among nation’s top 25 fashion design schools 6/19/2013
Baptist Press: Seminary luncheons draw alumni, guests 6/19/2013
Black-white Education Achievement Gap Is Worsened by Unresponsive State Policymakers, Baylor Study Shows 6/19/2013
Join Baylor's Weight Watchers @ Work! 6/19/2013
KCEN-TV: Cowboys Hold Camp for West 6/19/2013
Los Angeles Sentinel: Fast-food proximity harmful to minority kids, says study 6/19/2013
Northfield news: Northfield churches send youth, adults into the world during mission trip season 6/19/2013
Publishers Weekly: Carey Newman: How to rescue a university press 6/19/2013
Science Newsline: 'Spiritual' young people more likely to commit crimes than 'religious' ones, Baylor study finds 6/19/2013
Seats available for Ethics & Inclusion seminars 6/19/2013
Singing until Serene: Taizé Prayer Service Will be Held Thursday 6/19/2013
The Legal Times: Obama Picks Skadden Partner to Help Close Guantanamo 6/19/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Seth Dorrell of Mission Waco dies at 32 6/19/2013
Baylor alum, former administrator honored with Texas Baptists’ Legacy Award 6/18/2013
Track. Track & Field Sends Nine To USA Championships 6/18/2013
Catholic News Agency: Defending life in politics part of New Evangelization, Cardinal Burke states 6/18/2013
Denton Record-Chronicle: Street Tacos 6/18/2013
Deseret (UT) News: Father figure: Perceptions of God may stem from father-child relationships 6/18/2013
Fort Worth Star-Telegram: From childhood tragedy, a business giant's love of art 6/18/2013
SBNation: 2013 Baylor football's 10 things to know: Hip, trendy, and ready to stay a while 6/18/2013
Staff Helping Staff - Sick Leave Donations Needed 6/18/2013
Acrobatics & Tumbling. Nine A&T Teammates Named Academic All-Big 12 6/17/2013
A student’s realization: ‘Baylor isn’t just a school; it’s a family’ 6/17/2013
Bloomberg Businessweek: Doyle Simons appointed president and CEO of Weyerhaeuser Company 6/17/2013
Christian Post Entertainment: Holly Tucker hopes 'The Voice' will be Launchpad to country music stardom 6/17/2013
The New York Times: Researchers find biological evidence of Gulf War Illness 6/17/2013
The Tampa Tribune: Sports, hobbies can strengthen daddy-daughter ties 6/17/2013
The Vancouver Sun: Here comes the 'spiritual but not religious.' Lock your doors. 6/17/2013
USA Today: Toxic driveways? Cities ban coal tar sealants 6/17/2013
Vatican Radio: Evangelium vitae day: answering the challenges to the Gospel of Life 6/17/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Jeremy Everett, guest columnist: Feeding low-income children presents steep challenges 6/17/2013
Baylor football pairs on-field success with Big 12-leading academic score 6/14/2013
Business Standard: 'Spiritual' young people likelier to commit crimes than 'religious' ones 6/14/2013
KWTX-TV: Baylor Grad Makes Dream a Reality at Indy 500 6/14/2013
Marshall News Messenger: Sanders named ETBU assistant provost 6/14/2013
Progressive Radio Network: 'Spiritual' young people more likely to commit crimes than 'religious' ones, Baylor study finds 6/14/2013
PsychCentral: Lower Self-Control among "Spiritual but not Religious' Young Adults 6/14/2013
Tampa Bay Times: North Suncoast: Times' girls all-academic team 6/14/2013
The Dallas Weekly: Fast food proximity harmful to minority kids, says study 6/14/2013
UT Southwestern Newsroom: Leverenz wins Ho Din Award, highest medical student honor for academics, compassion 6/14/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: City opens proposal for riverfront development 6/14/2013
World Magazine: Confessions of a redneck opera singer 6/14/2013
Young alum working to turn short film into feature length movie 6/13/2013
Bay News 9 (Tampa-St. Petersburg): Bright House Sports Network All-Academic Team 6/13/2013
My Fox Houston: Leaders of Baylor alumni group vote to dissolve 6/13/2013
Salon.com: Study: "Spiritual" people more likely to commit crimes than atheists 6/13/2013
The Triangle Tribune: Fast food proximity harmful to minority kids 6/13/2013
TODAY: Water Main Repairs Cause Temporary Water Outage at Hankamer/Cashion Buildings 6/13/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: David A. Smith: Cause for optimism from Austin 6/13/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: EDITORIAL: Time is long past for Baylor, BAA to put aside adversarial approach 6/13/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Martin Museum show offers Fontaine retrospective 6/13/2013
"Spiritual" Young People Are More Likely to Commit Crimes than "Religious" Ones, Baylor Study Finds 6/12/2013
Acclaimed Flutist Jeanne Baxtresser Will Lecture at Glennis McCrary Music Building 6/12/2013
Environmental Health News: Fish on Prozac: Anxious, anti-social, aggressive 6/12/2013
Environmental Health News: Fish on Prozac: Anxious, anti-social, aggressive 6/12/2013
Houston Chronicle: Seeking revival, unity 6/12/2013
Live Science: Entrepreneurs pray more than most 6/12/2013
Los Angeles Sentinel: Fast food proximity harmful to minority kids, says study 6/12/2013
Outlook Series: Emily Hunter, Baylor: Improve customer service and reduce turnover with servant leaders 6/12/2013
Recent Baylor alum lands prestigious internship with Federal Accounting Standards Board 6/12/2013
The Baptist Standard: Reed and Feather receive Texas Baptists' Legacy Award 6/12/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Leaders agree to dissolve Baylor Alumni Association 6/12/2013
Acton Institute PowerBlog: What do entrepreneurs pray about? 6/11/2013
Baylor engineering students’ creativity leads to devices for veterans and disabled 6/11/2013
Football. Football Leads Big 12 In Academic Progress Rate 6/11/2013
KIII-TV: Number of immigrant deaths in Brooks County on the rise 6/11/2013
National Catholic Register: Stay Catholic at a non-Catholic University 6/11/2013
Patheos: Rev. is a poignant portrayal of the life in the church 6/11/2013
Real Business: These mentoring programmes for prisoners are turning convicts into entrepreneurs 6/11/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald EDITORIAL: BRIC strategy for growth illustrated in its first resident research partner 6/11/2013
A Viewing of the Life of Paul Fontaine and Other Artists Will Be Featured at Martin Museum of Art 6/10/2013
Associated Press/Dallas Morning News: Centuries-old Calvinist debate causing divisions within Southern Baptist Convention 6/10/2013
Business News Daily: Entrepreneurs pray more than most 6/10/2013
El Paso Inc.: Foster makes historic $25M gift to his alma mater 6/10/2013
Enhancing Alumni Outreach and Service 6/10/2013
L-3 Platform Integration Signs Lease to Become First Resident Partner at Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) 6/10/2013
The Baptist Standard: Baylor Alumni Association and university reach proposed agreement 6/10/2013
The Dallas Morning News: Valedictorians and salutatorians: Dallas County public schools 6/10/2013
UC-Berkeley School of Law Student Wins Baylor Law School's 2013 Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition 6/10/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Jimmy Dorrell, Trib Board of Contributors: Wacoans and Baylor engineering students help Haitian students 6/10/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: L-3 to become first industry tenant in Baylor research park 6/10/2013
Track. Men's 4x4 Relay Takes Sixth At NCAA Championships 6/8/2013
Baseball. Five Baseball Players Chosen on 2013 MLB Draft's Final Day 6/8/2013
Track. Track Stadium Fundraising: Not To Finish Line Yet 6/8/2013
Track. Hilliard Finishes Ninth In Discus At NCAA Championship 6/7/2013
W. Volleyball. Volleyball Announces 2013 Schedule 6/7/2013
Baylor alum and author talks about changing her kids’ habits on Today Show 6/7/2013
6/7/2013
Baylor Medical Humanities Graduate, Public Health Grad Student Win Rotary Global Grant Scholarships 6/7/2013
Baylor's Texas Hunger Initiative to host viewing of A Place at the Table 6/7/2013
Daily Advance: Currituck scout wants to make an 'E.P.I.C.' difference 6/7/2013
Denton Record-Chronicle: Two seniors selected for scholar program 6/7/2013
Hispanic Trending: Fast-food chains near urban schools affect obesity more among blacks, Hispanics 6/7/2013
KWBU-FM: Local News - Legal Aid for Low-Income Veterans 6/7/2013
NASDAQ: Equal earner couples should delay benefits 6/7/2013
Outlook Series: Kevin Dougherty, Baylor: Entrepreneurs pray more 6/7/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: David A. Smith: Art Forum a place for creativity to flourish 6/7/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: EDITORIAL: Singing praises of Central Texas' Holly Tucker 6/7/2013
Waco Tribune-Herald: Local effect of Supreme Court DNA decisions still unclear 6/7/2013
Track. T&F Led By Men's 4x4 Relay At NCAA Championships 6/6/2013
M. Tennis. Men's Tennis To Host Three Top-50 Teams For ITA Kick-Off 6/6/2013
4-traders: Marathon Oil Corporation: Thomas K. Sneed, Marathon Oil Vice President & CIO, to retire following 32 years of service 6/6/2013
Alternative to being a summer sloth offered at Baylor's University for Young People 6/6/2013
Asbury Park Press: Survey: Public hasn't warmed to sunless tanners 6/6/2013
Associated Baptist Press: Baylor receives record gift 6/6/2013
Baylor family’s gold crane part of stadium construction effort 6/6/2013
Bio-Medicine: Minorities harmed most by fast-food outlets near school: study 6/6/2013
Entrepreneurs Pray More, See God as Personal, Baylor Researchers Find 6/6/2013
NewsOK: Neuroscience explores if, how criminals are wired to be evil 6/6/2013
Science Blog: Entrepreneurs pray more, see God as personal, Baylor researchers find 6/6/2013
Texas Lawyer: Gen. William K. Suter talks retirement, top orators, to group at South Texas College of Law 6/6/2013
The Alabama Baptist: Baylor receives record gift 6/6/2013
Track. Track & Field Opens NCAA Outdoor Championships 6/5/2013
M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Places Five In Final ITA Singles Rankings 6/5/2013
Track. Before Her Time: Williams Finds Success 6/5/2013
W. Tennis. Burgic, Kisialeva Land in Final ITA Rankings 6/5/2013
Baseball. Several Baseball Players Have Reported to Summer Leagues 6/5/2013
Softball. Softball Honored By NCAA For Academic Excellence 6/5/2013
Largest gift in Baylor history to support new b-school building and Baylor Stadium 6/5/2013
El Paso Times: Paul Foster makes $35 million donation to Baylor University 6/5/2013
Health Day: Minorities harmed most by fast-food outlets near school: study 6/5/2013
KCEN-TV: Historic Donation to Baylor 6/5/2013
KDFW-TV (Dallas/Fort Worth): Baylor alumnus gives school $35 million 6/5/2013
KENS-TV (San Antonio): Baylor alumnus gives school $35 million 6/5/2013
KLTV-TV (Tyler): Baylor alumnus gives school $35 million 6/5/2013
KVIA-TV (El Paso): El Paso businessman Paul L. Foster gives $35 million to Baylor University 6/5/2013
KWTX-TV: BU Alum Donates $35 Million For Business School, Stadium 6/5/2013
KWTX-TV: BU Alum Donates $35 Million For Business School, Stadium 6/5/2013
KXXV-TV: Baylor alumnus gives school $35 million 6/5/2013
M Live: Portage, South Haven, Hackett students win National Merit Scholarships 6/5/2013
Marketplace Economy: What can save the IRS brand? 6/5/2013
Science Codex: Entrepreneurs pray more, see God as personal, Baylor researchers find 6/5/2013
The Baptist Standard: Baylor receives largest gift from living alum 6/5/2013
The TODAY Show: Holly Tucker to appear on Thursday's show 6/5/2013
Waco Tribune Herald: Baylor alumnus gives record $35 million gift 6/5/2013
Football. Football Adds Former Freshman All-American Ukwuachu 6/4/2013
Track. Track & Field Sends 16 To NCAA Outdoor Championships 6/4/2013
Football. Paul L. Foster Makes Historic Gift for Business School, Baylor Stadium 6/4/2013
Football. Three Televised Football Games Announced 6/4/2013
Daily Toreador: Apparel Design, Manufacturing receives top five ranking 6/4/2013
Deseret News: Influence of faith: Americans say religion is good but faith is losing its influence 6/4/2013
East Village building names honor prominent Baylor engineer and doctor 6/4/2013
Entrepreneurs Pray More, See God as Personal, Baylor Researchers Find 6/4/2013
Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Baylor alumnus gives school $35 million 6/4/2013
Paul L. Foster Makes Historic $35 Million Gift to Baylor University for New Business School Building, Baylor Stadium 6/4/2013
Paul L. Foster Makes Historic $35 Million Gift to Baylor University for New Business School Building, Baylor Stadium 6/4/2013
St. Louis Today: A look at are National Merit Scholarship winners 6/4/2013
The Baptist Standard: Zombie apocalypse offers secularized twist on Scripture 6/4/2013
The MetroWest Daily News: Mazzaglia- Gambling on addiction to slots 6/4/2013
M. Basketball. Jefferson Invited to USA Basketball Training Camp 6/3/2013
‘The Voice’ final 6 includes Baylor sophomore Holly Tucker 6/3/2013
Associated Baptist Press: Zombies a 'secularized' view of salvation 6/3/2013
Health Magazine: Sunless tanners still a tough sell, survey finds 6/3/2013
ID Office moves to Cashion for Orientation 6/3/2013
KCEN-TV: Sunless tanners still a tough sell 6/3/2013
Medical News Today: Proximity of fast-food restaurants to schools affects black and Hispanic students more than Asian and white students 6/3/2013
Now Magazines: Journey Toward Gold 6/3/2013
Nurse.com: Baylor University School of Nursing dean appointed to board of trustees 6/3/2013
The Waco Tribune-Herald: Officials urge residents to eliminate standing water, help stave off mosquito-borne West Nile virus 6/3/2013
University Business: How Human Resources Can Ease Leadership Changes 6/3/2013
Football. Sims Receives Most Distinguished Award 6/1/2013