Faculty & Staff News: News Clips

Aug
22
2016

AL.com: Erin N. Wait, M.D. joins Birmingham Obstetrics Gynecology, P.C.

Aug. 17, 2016
Dr. Erin Wait, B.S. (Biology) ’08, has joined Birmingham OB/Gyn in Birmingham, Alabama.

Aug
22
2016

Bristol (Connecticut) Press: New leadership takes over at Immanuel Lutheran School

Aug. 17, 2016
Anne Stuhlman, Ed.D. (Educational Administration) ’00, has been named principal of the Immanuel Lutheran Church school in Bristol, Conn. Stuhlman has spent her career in public schools and will be serving in her first parochial school position.

Aug
22
2016

International Business Times: Sex life satisfaction in Sub-Saharan Africa surprise researchers; People sexually happy even in least-developed countries

Aug. 22, 2016
Article about research presented at the American Sociological Association meeting by lead author Stephen Cranney, Ph.D., a postdoctoral scholar in Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion and lecturer of sociology in the College of Arts & Sciences, about sex life satisfaction in Africa’s Sub-Sahara region, a relatively undeveloped area. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, has pitched this research nationally. She covers sociology and ISR research and faculty.)

Aug
22
2016

KCEN-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/NBC): Baylor Debuts New Speech Clinic

Aug. 19, 2016
VIDEO: Story about Baylor’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, which has moved along with the department of communication sciences and disorders into the renovated Cashion Academic Center. CSD, in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and its five community clinics serve greater Waco with affordable treatments related to speech, language, hearing, literacy and neurorehabilitation.

Aug
22
2016

KWKT-TV (Waco/FOX): Baylor reveals new Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic

Aug. 19, 2016
VIDEO: Story about Baylor’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, which has moved along with the department of communication sciences and disorders into the renovated Cashion Academic Center. CSD, in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and its five community clinics serve greater Waco with affordable treatments related to speech, language, hearing, literacy and neurorehabilitation.

Aug
22
2016

KWKT-TV (Waco/FOX): Baylor University hosts African American photo exhibit

Aug. 19, 2016
VIDEO: John Wilson, director of Baylor’s Texas Collection, was interview about “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives,” an African-American photo exhibit that features 28 photographs taken in Texas between 1894 and 1975 that highlight men and women from a variety of fields, including education, athletics, agriculture, entertainment, industry, business, politics, medicine and law.

Aug
22
2016

Netscape: 4 Steps to Reignite Your Prayer Life

Aug. 22, 2016
Angela Reed, Ph.D., associate professor of practical theology and director of spiritual formation at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, provides four steps to help people reexamine, reassess – and maybe even reignite – their prayer lives. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched these tips to media in May in conjunction with the National Day of Prayer.)

Aug
22
2016

Psych Central: Employers who promote ethics should reward workers who exhibit them, study finds

Aug. 17, 2016
Employee performance evaluations should include recognition for those who epitomize company values such as honesty and respect to others, according to new research by Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, has pitched this research nationally. She covers JPRNM research and faculty.)

Aug
22
2016

Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor QB Seth Russell has shown leadership and character through difficult transition

Aug. 22, 2016
Article about quarterback and Baylor senior student-athlete Seth Russell, who has continued to show his strength and character throughout the summer during preseason practices, with his teammates in the locker room, and whenever he’s been interviewed by the media.

Aug
22
2016

Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor unveils new facility for community clinics

Aug. 21, 2016
Feature on the community clinics of Baylor’s department of communication sciences and disorders, which has moved from Neill Morris Hall to the newly renovated Cashion Academic Center. The department offers five programs that provide affordable treatments related to speech, language, hearing, literacy and neurorehabilitation, as well as Camp Success, a weeklong language and literacy intervention program offered in the summer for children with language-based reading impairments.

Aug
22
2016

Waco Tribune-Herald: Former Baylor DB Gary Baxter encourages Baylor players during stop in Waco

Aug. 18, 2016
Article about Gary Baxter, B.A. (Speech Communications) ’03, who returned to Baylor to finish his degree in 2003 and has given back to his alma mater by funding a computer lab that bears his name. “Giving back was something my mom always taught me to do, whether it’s time, money or effort. When I made that gift to the university that’s probably one of the best gifts I’ve done. I said that’s probably going to outlive me for a very long time, and that’s a good thing.”

Aug
22
2016

Yahoo! News: Do Thinner Friends Help You Lose Weight?

Aug. 19, 2016
New research by lead author is Matthew Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, found that people trying to shed pounds, but who regularly spend time with heavier people, may feel more comfortable with those individuals, but they are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this research to national media. She covers sociology research and faculty.)

Aug
19
2016

Before It’s News: New Books in American Religious History: 2016 Year in Preview, Part Three (September-December)

Aug. 14, 2016
A preview list of new books to be published in September through December includes a listing for Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden’s upcoming book, “Nothing but Love in God's Water, Volume 2: Black Sacred Music from Sit-Ins to Resurrection City,” which chronicles the role spirituals music played in energizing and sustaining those most heavily involved in the civil rights movement. Darden is a former gospel music editor for Billboard magazine and the founder of the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project at Baylor.

Aug
19
2016

Deseret (UT) News: What Alzheimer's disease teaches us about the soul

Aug. 18, 2016
James Ellor, Ph.D., professor and Ph.D. program co-director in Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, is featured in this article about “soul care” for Alzheimer’s patients, refuting the argument voiced by skeptics that dementia is evidence the soul doesn't exist. "The soul is still there; we just don't know how to communicate with it. Every Alzheimer's patient is exactly like you or me, at least spiritually; they just can't communicate on a cognitive level," he said. Soul care for people with dementia, therefore, must focus on emotion and the senses, not the brain.

Aug
19
2016

Kinney Recruiting: Dentons Adds Restructuring and Bankruptcy Partner Mark Wege in Houston

Aug. 10, 2016
Mark Wege, J.D. ’91, has been named partner with Dentons, a global law firm, in the restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy practice. He will work in the firm’s Houston office.

Aug
19
2016

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Back-to-School Tips for Parents

Aug. 18, 2016
VIDEO: Interview with Lakia M. Scott, Ph.D., assistant professor of curriculum and instruction in Baylor’s School of Education, about ways parents can get their children mentally prepared to go back to school. Scott uses the acronym PAC: Preparedness (plenty of sleep, breakfast, school supplies/needs), Assessment (open-ended questions about events at school, “glows” and “grows”) and Connectivity (connecting educational content to summer experiences). (Tonya B. Lewis, director of Baylor Media Communications, covers education research and faculty.)

Aug
19
2016

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Baylor Scandal Has Little Effect on Incoming Students

Aug. 18, 2016
VIDEO: Following a difficult summer, Baylor freshmen and student volunteers helping them move were excited to be back on campus and supportive of their university and its steps to prevent and respond to interpersonal violence. “We're just as excited if not more excited to prove to everyone that Baylor's just as great of a school as we knew it was,” one student said.

Aug
19
2016

Science Daily: Employers who promote ethics should reward workers who exhibit them, study finds

Aug. 17, 2016
Building a business reputation from the inside out — with employees giving a company high marks as an ethical place to work — is increasingly being hailed as a way to get a leg up on the competition, right alongside customer service and quality products, according to research by Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. "While many companies focus on making employees more customer service-minded, promoting core values is a way to engage employees and increase their commitment and loyalty to the organization and at the same time encourage ethical decision making," Neill said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, has pitched research nationally. She covers JPRNM research and faculty.)

Aug
19
2016

Tyler Morning Telegraph: Dr. Jerry Ledlow joins UT Health Northeast School of Community and Rural Health

Aug. 13, 2016
Gerald “Jerry” R. Ledlow, M.H.A. (Health Care Administration) ’96, has joined the UT Health Northeast School of Community and Rural Health in Tyler, Texas, as the inaugural chair of the Department of Health Policy, Economics and Management.

Aug
19
2016

Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor appoints new general counsel

Aug. 19, 2016
Baylor University announced the appointment of Christopher Holmes as the university’s general counsel. Holmes replaces Charles Beckenhauer, who died July 5 after a lengthy illness. Holmes has served as interim general counsel since February. Holmes and David Garland, Baylor’s interim president, are quoted.