Archived News – April 2009

Arts & Sciences News

Apr
30
2009
Baylor University's department of communications studies will feature student multimedia projects during the 7th annual Black Glasses Film Festival at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, in room 101 of the Castellaw Communications Building on the Baylor campus.
Apr
29
2009
Dr. Garrett Cook, professor of anthropology at Baylor University, will present a film screening of "The Dance of the Monkeys," from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in room 100 of the Marrs McLean Science Building on the Baylor campus.
Apr
29
2009
Baylor's new Environmental Health Science Program and department of Environmental Science will host its inaugural Environmental Health Science Seminar featuring Dr. Alistair Boxall from the University of York. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Baylor Sciences Building in room B110.
Apr
29
2009
Baylor University senior Aaron M. Reynolds is one of five Baylor students, who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A senior French major from Grapevine and a member of Baylor's Honors Program, Reynolds will spend the 2009-2010 academic year in France, where he will serve as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA).
Apr
29
2009
Baylor University senior Alex Nix is one of five Baylor students, who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A Spanish major from Riesel, formerly of Waco, Nix will spend the 2010 academic year in Brazil, where she will assist with teaching English, while developing the study of American poetry as a way of encountering and understanding American culture.
Apr
29
2009
Baylor University senior Ashley Killough is one of five Baylor students, who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. An international studies/journalism major from Plano and a member of the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC), Killough will spend the 2009-2010 academic year in Armenia, where she will take master's level journalism courses and conduct research at the Caucasus Media Institute in the capital city of Yerevan.
Apr
29
2009
Baylor University post-baccalaureate student Charlie Manzanares is one of five Baylor students, who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A 2008 Baylor graduate with a dual JD/MBA degree, Manzanares will spend the 2009-2010 academic year in Spain, where he will conduct economic research in Spain on the institutions of business formation of Spain, Venezuela and the United States. In addition, he will be enrolled in the Masters in Economics program at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.
Apr
29
2009
Baylor University senior Megan Rizos is one of five Baylor students, who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A senior University Scholar from Lucas and a member of Baylor's Honors Program, Rizos will spend the 2009-2010 academic year in Spain, who will serve as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA).
Apr
28
2009
Being "the first" has become a pattern for Krystal Pree, a Baylor University graduate student. Not only is Pree the first member of her family to graduate with a college degree, she is the first Baylor student to be awarded acceptance into the United States Geological Survey's Student Career Employment Program.
Apr
28
2009
Dr. David W. Eldridge, professor of biology and director of clinical laboratory science at Baylor University, has been selected by this year's senior class as the 2009 Collins Outstanding Professor, an annual award provided by the Carr P. Collins Foundation that recognizes and honors extraordinary teachers at Baylor.
Apr
27
2009
Dr. Todd Buras, assistant professor of philosophy at Baylor University has been named the 2009 recipient of the Robert L. Reid Teaching Excellence Award in Humanities. Buras will be honored at 3 p.m. Monday, April 27, during a ceremony in 219 Commons in Morrison Hall on the Baylor campus.
Apr
23
2009
With a state-wide economic impact of $5.2 billion, cotton ranks as the leading cash crop in Texas, making Texas first in U.S. cotton production. The increase in cotton production from overseas, particularly from China, places the rural cotton communities of west Texas on a global stage. One Baylor University researcher is leading the charge to promote cotton as a sustainable fiber and its value in the textiles industry.
Apr
20
2009
Baylor University scientists are playing a role in an on-going nationwide effort to image Earth beneath North America and map the country's seismic activity.
Apr
19
2009
Professor Brian Conrey, Executive Director of the American Institute of Mathematics and a recognized authority on the Riemann Hypothesis, will visit the Department of Mathematics September 9-10. He will give two lectures in the second annual Baylor Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics. For further details see the Baylor Undegraduate Lecture Series webpage.
Apr
9
2009
At once remaining silent and speaking volumes, the Bonnefanten building has been witness to history and transformation. One part of a series of essays from Claire Moncla's experience in Baylor in Maastricht.
Apr
9
2009
An incredible four-day celebration, Carnival offers lessons in putting aside worries and stress for spending time with friends and family. One part of a series of essays from Claire Moncla's experience in Baylor in Maastricht.
Apr
9
2009
No gift shop, no t-shirt, and no fancy souvenirs here. Ireland's Dunmore East offers a landscape of captivating beauty and peace. One part of a series of essays from Claire Moncla's experience in Baylor in Maastricht.
Apr
9
2009
By spending time in one of the world's most famous churches, Claire offers insight on where church really is. One part of a series of essays from Claire Moncla's experience in Baylor in Maastricht.
Apr
8
2009
Dr. John M. Davis, associate professor of mathematics at Baylor University, has been awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award from the Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America. He will be honored at the association's annual meeting April 16-18 at the University of North Texas.
Apr
2
2009
Dr. Hanna Massad, pastor of Gaza Baptist Evangelical Church located in the Gaza Strip, will present a lecture on "Being a Christian in Gaza," at 4 p.m. Monday, April 6, in Kayser Auditorium in the Hankamer School of Business on the Baylor University campus.
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