Archived News – December 2009

Arts & Sciences News

Dec
21
2009
Teen-aged boys are more likely to use tanning booths, take diet pills and have their bodies waxed -- even if they think those activities are unhealthy -- if they are influenced by their peers, according to research by a Baylor University assistant professor of fashion merchandising.
Dec
18
2009
A Baylor University historian has uncovered some controversial statements about women's equality written by a Muslim during the period of 1872 to 1900 -- opinions that were at odds with the patriarchal society of his times.
Dec
18
2009
Dr. Rochelle Brunson, a new lecturer in the Fashion Merchandising program, says that since she was a little girl she has known that she would be involved in the fashion and textile industry. The dream of working within the fashion world first emerged during afternoons spent at the Baylor Bookstore with her grandparents and now she has come full circle, back at Baylor and passing on her passion for her craft to her students.
Dec
18
2009
Over the past year, the students and professors from the College of Arts and Sciences have made four significant discoveries that attracted national attention.
Dec
18
2009
the Waco Mammoth Site is a partnership between the City of Waco and Baylor.
Dec
18
2009
The Waco Mammoth Site is a partnership between the City of Waco and Baylor.
Dec
17
2009
Baylor University has been chosen by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to join the Science Education Alliance, which will engage Baylor students in scientific discovery on a national scale.
Dec
17
2009
Anita Benedict of Baylor University's Mayborn Museum and Baylor's involvement in the site is mentioned. The article also ran in the Sunday Tribune Review in Greensburg, Pa.
Dec
16
2009
rebroadcast of a story about the Waco Mammoth Site from Austin's KXAN-TV that quotes Anita Benedict, Baylor's Mayborn Museum Collection Manager.
Dec
16
2009
"Christianity and the Soul of the University: Faith as a Foundation for Intellectual Community," edited by Baylor philosophy professors Douglas Henry and Michael Beaty, was a finalist for the Lilly Fellows Program Book Award.
Dec
15
2009
article about a great emphasis on foreign language and culture studies at Air Force ROTC programs specifically mentions Baylor AFROTC's leading efforts and focuses on two Baylor students, Cadet Amber Padgett and Cadet Sharya Qureshi, who are studying Japanese.
Dec
15
2009
Series on three growing religious movements focuses on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and quotes Dr. Rodney Stark, Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor and author of The Rise of Mormonism.
Dec
15
2009
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: story on the Waco Mammoth Site features quotes from Anita Benedict, collections manager at Baylor's Mayborn Museum.
Dec
15
2009
Baylor students were able to get a great experience of what it is like to work with a real client and be behind the scenes of a fashion show and Harley Davidson got helpful volunteers, a great crowd, and pulled off a fantastic fashion show.
Dec
14
2009
Feature about 1987 Baylor music graduate William Park, performer and theater/school founder.
Dec
14
2009
Article cites study by Baylor University's Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience.
Dec
14
2009
According to the Scout Law, a Boy Scout is "Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent."

But does he stay that way as he grows up?
Dec
14
2009
Article mentions pending federal spending bill that would include $400,000 for Baylor University research into aerospace and aviation.
Dec
10
2009
Associate professor of sociology at Rice, Michael Lindsay, is a Baylor graduate.
Dec
10
2009
Baylor's partnership with the city of Waco in the preservation of the site is mentioned.
Dec
10
2009
Tarren Oswald earned her BS in family and consumer sciences from Baylor in 2007.
Dec
10
2009
Tribute to former nationally renowned Baylor theater professor Dr. Paul Baker.
Dec
10
2009
Baylor student Ashley Killough is a Fulbright scholar who will study in Armenia.
Dec
8
2009
ABCNews.com, Dec. 5, 2009 A site where dozens of prehistoric mammoths died in a landslide and flooding some 68,000 years ago has opened to the public in Waco, Texas.
Dec
8
2009
A site where dozens of prehistoric mammoths died in a landslide and flooding some 68,000 years ago has opened to the public in Waco, Texas.
Dec
8
2009
VIDEO LINK The $3.4 million Waco Mammoth Site is believed to be where the largest group of mammoths died in any single event. While it's now open to the public, there's still more work to be done. KCEN's Christina Coleman shows us Baylor and the City of Waco would like to see happen there in the next few years.
Dec
8
2009
(VIDEO LINK INCLUDED) WACO -- Thirty years after it was first discovered, the Waco Mammoth Site had its grand opening Saturday.
Dec
8
2009
MSNBC.com, Dec. 5, 2009 A site where dozens of prehistoric mammoths died in a landslide and flooding some 68,000 years ago has opened to the public in Waco, Texas.
Dec
8
2009
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Baylor's Mayborn Museum Collections Manager Anita Benedict is interviewed about the paleontological findings at the Waco Mammoth Site.
Dec
8
2009
Baylor's Mayborn Museum Collections Manager Anita Benedict is quoted about the paleontological findings at the Waco Mammoth Site.
Dec
8
2009
The New York Times/AP, Dec. 5, 2009 WACO, Texas (AP) -- A site where dozens of prehistoric mammoths died in a landslide and flooding some 68,000 years ago has opened to the public in Waco, Texas.
Dec
8
2009
Anita Benedict, collections manager at Baylor's Mayborn Museum and Dr. Ken Hafertepe, professor of museum studies at Baylor, are quoted about the public opening of the Waco Mammoth Site.
Dec
7
2009
Article about Baylor University, the City of Waco and the Waco Mammoth Foundation opening the Waco Mammoth Site.
Dec
7
2009
Winner Daniella Romero is a senior international studies major from Spring.
Dec
7
2009
VIDEO LINK: Baylor marketing professor Chris Pullig and Baylor fashion merchandising professor Rochelle Brunson are interviewed about holiday sales and good deals.
Dec
7
2009
Feature on the opening of the Waco Mammoth Site on Dec. 5, with Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Complex researchers to continue future study.
Dec
4
2009
A new book entitled "Black and Mainstream Press' Framing of Racial Profiling" by Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of Journalism, examines racial profiling by media before and after the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Dec
4
2009
Dr. Suzy Weems, chair and professor of nutrition, weighs in on the benefits of tofurkey- tofu turkey.
Dec
3
2009
Cherry Award finalist Elliot West quotes Dr. Heidi Hornik, professor of art and chair of Baylor's Cherry Award committee.
Dec
3
2009
J.D. Kennedy earned his BA in social science from Baylor in 1975.
Dec
3
2009
New York fashion designer Jodi Arnold earned her BSHE in fashion design from Baylor in 1988 and was named an Outstanding Young Alumnus in 2004.
Dec
3
2009
Abilene Christian president Royce Money earned his Ph.D in religion at Baylor.
Dec
2
2009
Article by Dr. David A Smith, a senior lecturer in American history at Baylor, and author of "Money for Art: The Tangled Web of Art and Politics in American Democracy".
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