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Baylor Theatre to Present Two Productions This Summer
[6/17/2015]
WACO, Texas (June 17, 2015) – Baylor Theatre will present two productions this summer: “Tigers Be Still,” which will run June 18-21, and “Crimes of the Heart,” which will run June 25-28. Both will be staged in Theatre 11 at the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.
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Back to the Past: Why Movie Studios Keep Recycling Stories, and Why We Keep Paying to See Them
[6/3/2015]
WACO, Texas (June 3, 2015) – Chris Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and chair of the film and digital media department in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses the challenges for original storytelling and the future of the film industry.
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Historian: Audie Murphy, Movie Star and WWII’s Most Decorated Hero, Suffered from PTSD
[6/3/2015]
WACO, Texas (June 3, 2015) – David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, said Audie Murphy -- movie star and decorated hero of World War II -- displayed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) long before it was understood.
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Students Win Awards in Baylor's 16th Annual Black Glasses Film Festival
[4/28/2015]
At the 16th annual Baylor Black Glasses Film Festival, held April 27 at the Waco Hippodrome, Brynn Sankey's film "Stray" won Best Picture while Cory Ewing and Emily Durkin's "The Track Jacket" won the Audience Award
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It’s Baylor Homecoming Week!
[10/14/2013]
Homecoming Week is upon us! More than 100 years ago, Baylor held the first collegiate homecoming in the nation, and that tradition continues this weekend. The festivities begin in earnest Thursday night with Freshman Mass Meeting and the first of four Pigskin Revue performances, followed Friday night by Reunion Class events, the Bonfire and Extravaganza. Saturday opens [...]
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Q&A with Baylor University Fulbright Recipient Randall Fowler
[5/3/2013]
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Baylor University alumnus Randall Fowler of Abilene, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Fowler received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English in Jordan.
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Baylor's Collins Outstanding Professor Shows Authentic Leadership
[4/20/2012]
WACO, Texas (April 20, 2012) - Every spring since 1994, Baylor University's graduating class has selected one outstanding Baylor professor, and this year's star is Blair Browning, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication studies.
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Journalism Name Change Reflects Expanded Scope
[9/14/2011]
In a move designed to better reflect academic offerings and changes in the profession, the Department of Journalism and Media Arts in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences has officially become the Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media.
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Texas Independent Film Network and Baylor Film and Digital Media Present Fall Film Series
[8/30/2011]
Baylor University's division of film and digital media will host a showing of the 2010 documentary "Echotone" from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in Room 101 of Castellaw Communications Center on the Baylor campus.
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Libya's new masters face enormous hurdles
[8/27/2011]
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- For 42 years, during the long rule of Moammar Gadhafi, the Libyan government barely even existed: state institutions had little power, the military was kept purposefully weak, tribal divisions were magnified....
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