News Archives – June 2005

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Jun
10
2005
Polly Anderson, vice president for development and marketing at Alabama Public Television, has been named president and CEO of Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation, effective July 1.
Jun
10
2005
In the cosmology of comics, Batman represents a version of God sometimes found in the books of the Old Testament -- a God of retribution and harsh judgment, says Dr. Greg Garrett, author of the recently released book Holy Superheroes.
Jun
10
2005
Interim President William D. Underwood has announced three interim administrative appointments.
Jun
10
2005
When it comes to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, Baylor's accounting graduates have outscored their counterparts at other Texas schools on the January-March 2005 exam.
Jun
10
2005
Baylor could receive an additional $500,000 for a study of Lake Whitney water salinity levels as a step in considering the reservoir as an alternative source of drinking water for Central Texas.
Jun
10
2005
Baylor has joined one of the world's largest experimental physics collaborations -- the Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF) collaboration -- that works to advance understanding of the nature of matter and energy.
Jun
10
2005
Baylor played a role in helping "The Oprah Winfrey Show" make a "Wildest Dream Come True" for twin sisters Bethany and Britney Wekesser, who will be attending their "dream" school -- Baylor -- beginning in the fall.
Jun
10
2005
Dr. Gary Brooks, professor of psychology and neuroscience whose research centers around gender studies and masculinity, has been invited to present his research at two venues in Scandinavia in June.
Jun
10
2005
Three noted scholar-teachers have been selected as finalists for Baylor's 2006 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
Jun
10
2005
Best wishes to the following Baylor employees and children or spouses of Baylor faculty and staff who graduated from the University in May 2005.
Jun
10
2005
Marilyn A. Crone has announced she will resign as vice president for enrollment and retention management at Baylor to pursue other opportunities.
Jun
10
2005
Baylor will host the Native Prairies Association of Texas "Prairies and Savannahs Conference and Workshop" June 17-19 in the Baylor Sciences Building.
Jun
10
2005
Several Baylor faculty members have been honored this spring with prestigious awards for their scholarship and classroom teaching.
Jun
10
2005
Dr. Rosalie Beck, associate professor of religion, has received the Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to Baptist History from the Baptist History and Heritage Society.
Jun
10
2005
Dr. Eileen E. Hulme has announced her resignation as Baylor's vice president for student life, effective June 30.
Jun
10
2005
News of births, deaths and other significant events among the Baylor family.
Jun
10
2005
A three-hour trial at Baylor Law School resulted in a $5,000 prize for four law students.
Jun
10
2005
A selection of pieces from Baylor's permanent art collection are on display through July 16 at the Martin Museum of Art in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.
Jun
10
2005
Baylor's Mayborn Museum Complex is hosting the Duval Collection of Gems and Minerals through Aug. 14.
Jun
10
2005
Baylor's new Southwest Securities Financial Markets Center was chosen to win the Grand Prize for classrooms and training facilities from Presentations magazine.
Jun
10
2005
Undergraduate and master's nursing accreditation at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing has been extended by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Jun
10
2005
Grant awards and proposals.
Jun
10
2005
The Baylor Alumni Association has honored four retired faculty members and two retired administrators in recognition of scholarship, devotion and service to the University.
Jun
10
2005
While churches nationwide bemoan the shortage of organists, the Baylor School of Music is helping solve that problem with its third Pipe Organ Encounter for Adults June 27-July 1.
Jun
10
2005
The Baylor Sciences Building has been nominated for R&D Magazine's 2005 Laboratory of the Year Award.
Jun
10
2005
The Senate has confirmed Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla R. Owen, one of the top Baylor Law School graduates in 1977, as a federal appellate judge.
Jun
10
2005
Publications, presentations and honors by Baylor faculty and staff.
Jun
10
2005
Christopher J. Hansen, assistant professor of communications studies, won a platinum award for best original screenplay for a drama at Worldfest 2005 in Houston.
Jun
10
2005
Baylor Interim President William D. Underwood and Interim Provost J. Randall O'Brien spoke to more than 1,200 faculty and staff during a campuswide meeting in Waco Hall. Full details and a video link are here.
Jun
10
2005
As Baylor anticipates the largest and most academically qualified freshman class in its 160-year history, faculty and staff members are taking necessary steps this summer to accommodate students.
Jun
10
2005
Baylor dedicated the Wilson-Jones Memorial Garden, the 2005 Senior Class Gift, May 13.
Jun
10
2005
Dr. Xin Wang, assistant professor in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core and department of modern foreign languages, has been appointed to serve as a faculty member in residence at the Honors College Living-Learning Center.
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