Archived News – March 2009

Arts & Sciences News

Mar
25
2009
Baylor University researchers, working with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, have detected low-level residues of several human medications and personal care products in fish collected from effluent-dominated rivers.
Mar
11
2009
You may not know it, but there is a science to goal-setting and making your dreams come true. In these times of recession and possible job losses, a Baylor University researcher and positive psychology expert says above all else, never lose hope and view change as an opportunity.
Mar
10
2009
Dr. Owen Lind, professor of biology at Baylor University, has been awarded the 2009 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Texas Academy of Science.
Mar
6
2009
With U2’s long-awaited new album releasing in the U.S. this week and the band playing on the Late Show with David Letterman all week, it seems that the band is everywhere in entertainment news this week. U2 released two albums while I was in college, yet it’s been five years since their last CD came …
Mar
5
2009
Baylor University is mourning the death of Horton Foote, one of America's leading playwrights and screenwriters and Baylor's Visiting Distinguished Dramatist, who died Wednesday in Hartford, Conn., at the age of 92.
Mar
5
2009
A spark of curiosity and the encouragement from a professor has led a Baylor University student to transform the mathematical world by coming up with a new mathematical concept benefiting the study of finance.
Mar
5
2009
The Circus is coming to town! The 2009 CASPER Physics Circus will be open to the public Monday, March 9, through Friday, March 13, at the Mayborn Museum Complex on the Baylor University Campus. There will be a free Spanish performance on Feb. 26 and March 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. The theme for the annual event is "Who Wants to Be a Scientist."
Mar
4
2009
Four Baylor University psychology professors have started the Baylor Addictions Research Consortium, a new community substance abuse and dependence education program that brings to the Waco area the first structured educational program taught by research experts in substance abuse and dependence.
Mar
4
2009
A new book, "Money for Art: The Tangled Web of Art and Politics in American Democracy" by David A. Smith, examines the relationship between the power of art and the force of politics and the intersection of their roles in a democracy.
Mar
4
2009
A collection of works, including seven previously unpublished poems by former British Poet Laureate John Betjeman are finding new audiences thanks to the release of "Poems in the Porch," a volume edited by Kevin Gardner, an associate professor of English at Baylor University.
Mar
4
2009
The Phoenix, Baylor's student-run literary magazine, will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The anniversary issue, which is free for all students and faculty, is scheduled to be released April 15th.
Mar
3
2009
Findings help analyze risk factors, provide information for future prevention
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