Archived News – March 2011

Arts & Sciences News

Mar
31
2011
new Army medical initiative treating TBI-associated eye problems quotes Maj. Jinjong Chung, who is leading the project for the Rehabilitation and Reintegration Division of the Office of the Army Surgeon General. Chung earned a master's in health administration in 2010 through Baylor's allied health programs with the U.S. Army.
Mar
31
2011
A new translation of the New American Bible Revised Edition that seeks to be more faithful to the original Hebrew quotes Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey, Distinguished Professor of Literature and the Humanities at Baylor and a noted biblical scholar.
Mar
31
2011
Landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and a co-author of the study appearing in the journal Science.
Mar
31
2011
Dr. Michael Lindsay earned his BA summa cum laude in English and speech communication and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at Baylor.
Mar
31
2011
article the emerging prestige of Baylor's archaeology research and science departments; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology and dean of College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor.
Mar
29
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Steve Driese, professor and chair of Baylor's department of geology. Both are co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
29
2011
CNN Belief blog post on how PETA hopes greater gender inclusiveness in the translation of the NIV Bible will include animals quotes Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey, Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities at Baylor, who teaches about ancient texts and the Bible's relationship to literature and the arts.
Mar
29
2011
VIDEO LINK: story about the landmark discovery of the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site features interviews with Dr. Steve Driese, professor and chair of geology at Baylor, and Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
29
2011
VIDEO LINK: story about the landmark discovery of the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site features interviews with Dr. Steve Driese, professor and chair of geology at Baylor, and Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
29
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
29
2011
article about research into megachurches by Dr. Kevin Dougherty, assistant professor of sociology at Baylor, whose research was published in the journal Sociology of Religion.
Mar
29
2011
article on a study that found the regular worshippers were at higher risk for obesity quotes Dr. Jeff Levin, director of the program on religion and population health at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion.
Mar
29
2011
Dr. Julie Patock-Peckham, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, and an author of the study, is quoted.
Mar
29
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Steve Driese, professor and chair of Baylor's department of geology. Both are co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
29
2011
article about local art shows includes the Baylor Art Student and Studio Faculty Exhibition March 24 through April 12 at Baylor's Martin Museum of Art; Spring brings thoughts of the new and the fresh and three art shows opening this week certainly qualify.
Mar
29
2011
blog post about a visit to Baylor by Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown, a longtime friend of Dr. Corey Carbonara, film and digital media professor at Baylor; also mentions that Baylor FDM students had films selected by the Dallas International Film Festival for the North Texas College Shorts Showcase.
Mar
29
2011
editorial that congratulates Baylor geologists Steve Driese and Lee Nordt and the university's latest efforts in research that contributed to the discovery of the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas. The startling discovery of the oldest known human habitation in the Americas 50 miles southwest of Waco not only puts Baylor University in the forefront of archaeological research but Central Texas at the crossroads of a grand narrative of how the Americas were peopled.
Mar
25
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site.
Mar
25
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
25
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
25
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest archaeological evidence of human occupation in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site.
Mar
25
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Steve Driese, professor and chair of geology at Baylor and Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science. A study released Thursday at Baylor University indicates the earliest inhabitants of North America lived just south of Salado about 15,500 years ago.
Mar
25
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
25
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
25
2011
article about landmark research by Baylor geology professors, along with scientists from Texas A&M University and around the country, who found the oldest credible evidence of human settlement in the Americas at a Central Texas archaeological site; quotes Dr. Lee Nordt, professor of geology at Baylor and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who is a co-author of the study which appears in the April edition of the premier journal Science.
Mar
24
2011
The research of Dr. Steve Driese, professor and chair of the geology department at Baylor, College of Arts and Sciences, and Baylor doctoral student Gary Stinchcomb is described.
Mar
24
2011
article about corn crop research that provides an important next step in building a sustainable biofuel economy quotes Dr. Bill Hockaday, assistant professor of biology at Baylor, who contributed to the research while a postdoctoral researcher at Rice.
Mar
24
2011
article quotes Dr. Owen Lind, professor of biology at Baylor, about his thoughts on the recipient of the 2011 Tyler Environmental Prize, the premier award that honors exceptional foresight and dedication in the environmental sciences.
Mar
24
2011
Robert Darden, Baylor journalism professor and director of the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, participated in a panel discussion at SXSW entitled "Searching for Blind Willie Johnson."
Mar
24
2011
article quotes Dr. Jay Pulliam, professor of geology who specializes in geophysics at Baylor. While earthquakes in Texas happen frequently, they are rarely big enough to cause any harm. On March 13, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 hit Snyder, according to http://earth quake.usgs.gov.
Mar
24
2011
Dr. Jay Pulliam, professor of geophysics at Baylor is quoted.) While earthquakes in Texas happen frequently, they are rarely big enough to cause any harm.
Mar
24
2011
article about the research of Dr. Steve Driese, professor and chair of the geology department at Baylor, College of Arts and Sciences, and Baylor doctoral student Gary Stinchcomb.
Mar
24
2011
Baylor demographer Charles Tolbert is quoted on population trends.) Malcolm Duncan Jr. and Randy Riggs will have to cede parts of their burgeoning Waco City Council districts to council members now representing inner-city districts, redistricting consultants told the council Tuesday.
Mar
22
2011
article about research on megachurches by Dr. Kevin Dougherty, assistant professor of sociology at Baylor and co-author of "A Place to Belong: Small Group Involvement in Religious Congregations" in the March issue of the journal Sociology of Religion.
Mar
22
2011
article about the influence of the King James Bible on history and literature mentions Baylor's upcoming scholarly conference and quotes Thomas Kidd, a Baylor history professor and senior fellow at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion.
Mar
22
2011
USA TODAY's On Religion column authored by Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, associate professor of history and senior fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor, about how upheaval in the Middle East presents an opportunity for America to return to a foreign policy based on the Founder's "fundamental principles" that combine pragmatism and moral vision.
Mar
22
2011
article about the Baylor conference "The King James Bible and the World It Made, 1611-2011" that quotes Dr. Philip Jenkins, a distinguished senior fellow at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, and Dr. Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history and senior ISR fellow;To some believers, the King James Bible is "thee" Bible. They would not even consider using any other version of Scripture. They prefer it to the New International Version, the Living Bible, the Revised Standard Version, the Green Bible for the eco-conscious or any other mainstream or niche Bible that may have appeared on the market during the years.
Mar
21
2011
Belgian news source in Dutch reports on the research of Dr. Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, that looks at job performance and humility.
Mar
21
2011
article quotes Dr. Jay Pulliam, W.M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geophysics at Baylor, and Dr. Vince Cronin, professor of geology at Baylor. After helping put in place a sophisticated measuring system in 2009, two professors in Baylor University's geology department are well-positioned to use data taken from the Japanese earthquake to better understand the depths of the earth in Texas.
Mar
21
2011
article quotes Dr. Julie A. Patock-Peckham, an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University.
Mar
21
2011
article cites the research of Dr. Wade Rowatt, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, that looks at job performance and humility.
Mar
21
2011
Just six months after its launch, The President’s Scholarship Initiative -- a three-year, $100-million drive to fund endowed scholarships for Baylor students -- has passed the $20 million milestone. The Baylor family has responded well to President Ken Starr's challenge, working to support Baylor students and ease the financial burden of higher education for our …
Mar
21
2011
enthusiastic review of the original musical "Dani Girl" produced by Greyman Theatre Company, an independent theatre company created and entirely run by Baylor theatre students.
Mar
21
2011
Dr. Julie Patock-Peckham, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, and an author of the study, is quoted.
Mar
21
2011
article quotes Dr. Julie A. Patock-Peckham, an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University.
Mar
17
2011
Julie A. Patock-Peckham, Ph.D., assistant professor of Psychology & Neuroscience at Baylor, and an author of the study, is quoted.
Mar
17
2011
Award recipient Donna L. Berry, PhD, RN, received her undergraduate degree from Baylor.
Mar
17
2011
Biology professors Han Li and Kenneth Wilkins of Baylor did a bat survey in the Waco area that was one of the presentations at the annual meeting of the Texas Academy of Science.
Mar
17
2011
second item: review and recommendation of the book "America's Four God" by Baylor sociologists Paul Froese and Christopher Bader that's based on responses to the Baylor Religion Survey.
Mar
17
2011
Baylor geology professors Jay Pulliam and Vince Cronin are studying the structure of the deep earth with help from seismic activity data.
Mar
15
2011
rundown of great reviews for the original musical "Dani Girl" produced by Greyman Theatre Company, an independent theatre company created and entirely run by Baylor theatre students.
Mar
15
2011
article about how the earthquake in Japan has affected local residents with ties to the country quotes Megumi Nakano, a senior psychology and neuroscience major from Japan, and Brent Edwards, director of the Baylor Global Network.
Mar
14
2011
Dr. Bill Hockaday, an assistant professor of geology at Baylor University, is quoted in an article about saving money on fertilizer while preventing environmental harm.
Mar
14
2011
article about new undergraduate course at Baylor University in which pre-med students use visual art to hone creative thinking and observational skills to aid them in their careers.
Mar
14
2011
review of a new book by Dr. Greg Garrett , professor of English at Baylor University, and a question-and-answer session with him.
Mar
14
2011
Dr. Bill Hockaday, assistant professor of geology at Baylor, is a co-author on a study that found less nitrogen is better for ethanol.
Mar
14
2011
Dr. Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, and study co-author and Baylor student Megan Johnson are quoted about their study into job performance and humility.
Mar
14
2011
Dr. Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, and study co-author and Baylor student Megan Johnson are quoted about their study into job performance and humility.
Mar
14
2011
article cites the research of Dr. Wade Rowatt, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, that looks at job performance and humility.
Mar
14
2011
article about the the annual meeting of the Texas Academy of Science, which included a poster by Baylor biology professor Dr. Ken Wilkins and Baylor student Han Li.
Mar
14
2011
The class is a new undergraduate course in art for medical humanities students at Baylor.
Mar
14
2011
opinion piece by Dr. Thomas Kidd, an associate professor of history at Baylor University and a Senior Fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion.
Mar
14
2011
Second item: Dr. Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, and study co-author and Baylor student Megan Johnson are quoted about their study into job performance and humility.
Mar
14
2011
article about latest discoveries in Baylor University's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, quoting Robert Darden, associate professor of journalism at Baylor, who spearheaded the preservation and archiving effort
Mar
14
2011
Dr. Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, and study co-author and Baylor student Megan Johnson are quoted about their study into job performance and humility.
Mar
14
2011
article cites the research of Dr. Wade Rowatt, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, that looks at job performance and humility.
Mar
14
2011
article about a new undergraduate course in art for medical humanities students at Baylor. Through a popular new undergraduate class, Baylor University is using art to influence future health care professionals to be more empathetic, observant and well-rounded.
Mar
14
2011
article about Judy Bezanson, a former assistant professor of nursing at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing.
Mar
3
2011
Research leader Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, and study co-author Megan Johnson are quoted.
Mar
3
2011
Research leader Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, and study co-author Megan Johnson are quoted.
Mar
3
2011
article about the research on megachurches by Dr. Kevin Dougherty, assistant professor of sociology at Baylor and co-author of "A Place to Belong: Small Group Involvement in Religious Congregations" in the March issue of the journal Sociology of Religion.
Mar
2
2011
article about the latest Central Texas population figures from the U.S. Census quotes three Baylor professors, economist Tom Kelly, demographer and sociology chair Charles Tolbert and law professor David Guinn.
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