News Archives – May 2004

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May
7
2004
Baylor has presented the 2004 Projecting A Voice of Equality (PAVE) Award to Waco's Church Under the Bridge.
May
7
2004
Four law students celebrated winning a $5,000 prize after a three-hour practice court trial April 17 and assisted in the revival of a Baylor Law School tradition.
May
7
2004
Baylor is one of only three Texas universities named in Intel Corporation's "Most Unwired College Campuses" survey that ranks the top 100 schools for wireless computing access.
May
7
2004
Richard Aslanian, director of opera at Baylor University and artistic director of the Lyric Opera of Waco, has been invited to Armenia as the first American to guest conduct at the Armenian National Opera, one of the leading opera houses of the former Soviet republic.
May
7
2004
The U.S. Army-Baylor University graduate programs in physical therapy received two prestigious research awards at the 2004 conference of the American Physical Therapy Association. The U.S. Army-Baylor joint programs, based at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, also rose in the "Best Graduate Schools" rankings of U.S. News & World Report from 13th nationally in 2001 to fifth in 2004.
May
7
2004
Popular radio commentator Paul Harvey used Baylor as an example during his national noon broadcast April 22 about universities and their core course requirements. Harvey spoke about Baylor's "A" rating among the nation's top colleges and universities.
May
7
2004
Dr. Edward J. Blum, a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer in the Department of Sociology and the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC), will be one of two faculty members participating in Campus Living & Learning's "Faculty-in-Residence" initiative this fall at Baylor University.
May
7
2004
Baylor sophomores Chad Anderson and Drew Mitchell will hit the road this summer in "Bike America 2K4," pedaling 3,700 miles across the country to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas.
May
7
2004
This summer, Baylor is introducing a streamlined version of its matriculation programs designed to enhance the experiences of incoming freshmen and transfer students.
May
7
2004
News of recent publications, presentations and honors.
May
7
2004
Baylor has honored Dr. D. Thomas Hanks Jr., professor of English at the University since 1976, with the inaugural Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year Award.
May
7
2004
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has announced its Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) research program will be implemented nationwide in conjunction with the federal Justice Department's Weed and Seed grant program. Dr. Carole Hanks, a professor at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing, has served 15 years as a co-investigator for the NFP study.
May
7
2004
News of births, deaths and other significant events among the Baylor family.
May
7
2004
Dr. Michael Long, associate professor of Russian and director of Slavic and East European Studies, has been selected to receive the Centennial Professor Award for 2004.
May
7
2004
Undergraduate teacher education and advanced preparation programs within Baylor's School of Education have been reaccredited for another two years under new standards set by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
May
7
2004
President's State of the University Address, Spring 2004
May
7
2004
Dr. William Brackney, professor of religion and director of the Program in Baptist Studies, and Dr. Dan McGee, professor of religion, each have won awards for their scholarship on Baptist heritage.
May
7
2004
February 2004 grant proposals and awards.
May
7
2004
Dr. Susan Wallace, associate professor of anthropology and director of Baylor's forensic science program, has been selected by the 2003-2004 senior class as the winner of the 2004 Collins Outstanding Professor Award.
May
7
2004
Frank Fallon, the venerable "Voice of the Baylor Bears" from 1953-95, died April 30 at his home in Waco.
May
4
2004
May
4
2004
Grant Award and Proposals
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