Archived News – July 2010

Arts & Sciences News

Jul
30
2010
Baylor University, Klaras Center Early Childhood Intervention and Smart Start Childcare Association will send a team of four people to be trained in the Touchpoints' approach -- designed to help parents and professionals meet the needs of young children -- in Austin in late September.
Jul
30
2010
The research of Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts at Baylor, is cited in this blog about missing women of different races receiving differing coverage from media.
Jul
29
2010
Dr. Greg Garrett, professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor and a licensed lay preacher in the Episcopal church, wrote this article about the future of mainline Protestantism.
Jul
29
2010
The discovery of pharmaceuticals in treated wastewater by Baylor College of Arts and Sciences professors Dr. Bryan Brooks, environmental science and biomedical studies and Dr. Kevin Chambliss, chemistry, is discussed.
Jul
28
2010
Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted on his study of hypnotic relaxation therapy.
Jul
28
2010
Dr. Linda Plank, RN, Ph.D., NEA-BC, lecturer at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing is quoted in this article about studies on weekend hospital staffing and how it affects patient mortality.
Jul
26
2010
Baylor University's Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts, is quoted about the importance of social media in bettering learning and teacher-student communication.
Jul
26
2010
Dr. Mary Ruth Smith, professor of art at Baylor University, is among jurors of an art show addressing politics, the environment and other contemporary issue.
Jul
26
2010
Feature article about Baylor University wildlife biologist Dr. Fred Gehlbach , one of the world's leading authorities on screech owls.
Jul
26
2010
Article quotes Dr. Julie Ivey, director of the Baylor Autism Resource Center and assistant professor of educational psychology.
Jul
23
2010
Baylor junior defensive end Zac Scotton, who's double majoring in political science and speech communication, is profiled in this article about Houston-area student-athletes.
Jul
23
2010
A study of hypnotic relaxation therapy and its effects on hot flashes by Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is cited in this article on perimenopause symptoms.
Jul
23
2010
Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted on his study of hypnotic relaxation therapy, which is published in the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis.
Jul
22
2010
Alyssa Brown, who earned a BA in biology from Baylor in 2010, is profiled in this article about the growing group of young people using their summer to go on missions. Brown spent three weeks in Tanzania this summer.
Jul
22
2010
Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted on his study of hypnotic relaxation therapy.
Jul
22
2010
The research of Dr. Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is cited.
Jul
22
2010
Article about research by Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts at Baylor University, about the need for social media in the classroom.
Jul
22
2010
Dr. Clay Butler, a senior lecturer of linguistics, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted in this article about movie and TV catchphrases enriching culture.
Jul
22
2010
Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted on his study of hypnotic relaxation therapy.
Jul
22
2010
Carima Wilson, who earned her BFA in Studio Art from Baylor in 2007, is profiled in this article about her faith and her art, which she says was inspired in part by Paul McCoy, professor and ceramist-in-residence, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor.
Jul
22
2010
Baylor's campus has been a backdrop in movies and the school has produced filmmakers such as 1994 Baylor English graduate Brandon Dickerson.
Jul
22
2010
Article mentions Baylor University's leadership in studying the Waco Wetlands, quotes Dr. Ryan King, associate professor of biology at Baylor, and refers to research by Dr. Robert Doyle, biology professor at Baylor.
Jul
22
2010
Dr. Thomas Myers, associate professor of political science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted is this article about the likelihood of supporters backing former opponents
Jul
22
2010
A study of hypnotic relaxation therapy conducted by Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is mentioned.
Jul
22
2010
Article on the researchDr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, published in the current issue of Journal of Magazine and New Media Research.
Jul
16
2010
Students in the College of Arts and Sciences garnered a variety of prestigious awards and scholarships this year. These scholarships offer the students the opportunity to continue researching and exploring areas of particular interest.
Jul
16
2010
Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences is quoted on his study of hypnotic relaxation therapy.
Jul
16
2010
AUDIO LINK: story about the research of Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, who looked at national media coverage of missing women and found that missing Anglo women receive more attention than black women.
Jul
16
2010
article and Q&A with Baylor sociologists Carson Mencken and Chris Bader about their upcoming book, Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture.
Jul
16
2010
Greg Garrett, professor of English, examines this issue of faith and culture through the story of the well-known music group, U2, in his book We Get to Carry Each Other.
Jul
16
2010
Opinion article written by David Smith, senior lecturer in American history at Baylor.
Jul
15
2010
Teachers have been too slow to incorporate social media -- which can be an attention-grabbing and effective teaching method -- into their courses, according to research by an assistant professor of journalism and media arts at Baylor University.
Jul
15
2010
Article about a new study of political science departments at doctoral institutions and the value of teaching and research highlights Baylor's doctoral program in political science, which has "placed an emphasis on the idea that it is training future college teachers with a 'teaching apprentice' program".
Jul
15
2010
Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences, will participate in a two-year hypnotherapy pilot program with Travis county employees.
Jul
15
2010
Story about a local independent film by Dr. Chris Hansen, director of film and digital in the department of communication studies, College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor; Hansen's "Endings" has been screened in Seattle and will soon play at film festivals in Atlanta and Toronto.
Jul
15
2010
Zombie expert Jim Kendrick, assistant professor of communication studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor is quoted.
Jul
15
2010
Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences is quoted on his study of hypnotic relaxation therapy.
Jul
13
2010
A new Baylor University study has shown that women who specifically pictured images associated with coolness during hypnotherapy had a dramatic decrease in hot flashes.
Jul
13
2010
Article cites the research of Dr. Robert P. Adams, professor of biology, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, who is an authority on the phylogenetic (life tree) relationships of all living juniper species, such as mountain cedar, based on DNA sequencing.
Jul
13
2010
Article that first appeared last week on the Inside Higher Ed website about an emerging group of academic courses that meld law, religion, ethics and other fields with the role animals play in human culture; includes a new Engaged Learning Group at Baylor on animals and human society and quotes Dr. Susan Bratton, chair of the department of environmental science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor.
Jul
12
2010
Piece about a film made by Chris Hansen, director of the film and digital media department in Baylor University's department of communication studies, and his students.
Jul
12
2010
Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts at Baylor University, is quoted about her research about racial profiling in the media.
Jul
12
2010
The research of Dr. Bryan Brooks, associate professor of environmental sciences at Baylor, is highlighted.
Jul
9
2010
David L. Lowrie is the new pastor of El Paso First Baptist Church and graduated from Baylor in 1982 with a BA in psychology.
Jul
9
2010
Article on an emerging group of academic courses that meld law, religion, ethics and other fields with the role animals play in human culture mentions a new Engaged Learning Group at Baylor on animals and human society and quotes Dr. Susan Bratton, chair of the department of environmental science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor.
Jul
9
2010
National media coverage of missing women is unequal when it comes to race, with missing Anglo women receiving more attention than black women, said Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts in Baylor University's College of Arts and Sciences.
Jul
9
2010
Baylor University sociologists Dr. Carson Mencken and Dr. Christopher Bader lay on the ground at 1 a.m., shivering in 19-degree December weather in a Texas forest with a group of hushed men hoping to lure Bigfoot.
Jul
9
2010
The research of Dr. Wade Rowatt, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is cited.
Jul
8
2010
The Couple Conflict Consultant is a free online assessment tool that is part of a research study being conducted by Dr. Keith Sanford, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor.
Jul
8
2010
Baylor University has named Professor Edward Burger, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Gaudino Scholar at Williams College, as the 2010 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
Jul
7
2010
Dr. Michael Beaty, chair of the department of philosophy at Baylor, is quoted.
Jul
7
2010
The research of Dr. Keith Sanford, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, about couples and conflicts is cited.
Jul
6
2010
Baylor University secures grant for composite research on aerospace.
Jul
2
2010
As part of Baylor's High School Summer Science Research Program (HSSSRP), high-achieving high school students interested in science come to Baylor and work alongside Baylor professors on their current research projects.
Jul
1
2010
Dr. Keith Sanford, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, explains his research about couples and conflicts.
Jul
1
2010
Despite the current status of the profession, the Journalism and Media Arts department thrives, maintaining strong enrollment and successfully placing graduates across a number of jobs.
Jul
1
2010
Jonathan Tran, assistant professor of theological ethics in the Department of Religion at Baylor suggests Stanley Hauerwas' Hannah's Child: A Theologian's Memoir.
Jul
1
2010
Baylor's student paper, The Lariat, won the Houston Press Club's 2010 Lone Star Awards top honor.
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