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Jul
23
2015
University Scholar Arrives With Fulbright Scholars in Scotland
University Scholar Arrives With Fulbright Scholars in Scotland
Ten American undergraduates, including junior University Scholar Tim Campbell of Elizabethtown, PA, have arrived in Scotland for the 2015 Summer Institute, a unique partnership between the University of Dundee, University of Strathclyde and the US-UK Fulbright Commission with support from The Scottish Government and civic partners. The students will spend five weeks taking part in lectures, seminars and study visits on the theme “Scotland: Identity, Culture and Innovation.”

Jul
30
2015
Honors Professor Alan Jacobs Explores Disciplinary Bulverism
Article by Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Humanities in Baylor's Honors Program, who examines "disciplinary Bulverism" — determining what penalties should be administered to those people whom others believe to be wrong. It is the second stage of Bulverism, the first being the "explanatory stage," in which people believe they already know who is right, so all they need to debate is why people get things wrong.
Jul
29
2015
HRC Faculty Fellow Helps Provide Proper Burial for Deceased Immigrants
In a cemetery in Brooks County, Texas, remains of immigrants who died while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border have been interred in mass graves and buried in trash bags. In this video, Lori Baker, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses the improper burial techniques that she and her team of forensic scientists and students found while unearthing graves.