News Archives – September 2013

Sep
26
2013
For Richmond senior Jolene Damoiseaux, a thesis was more than an Honors College requirement. Damoiseaux turned her thesis into Mothers On the Move, a program that provides pregnant women on the Nyakach plateau in Kenya with transportation to the Sigoti Health Centre.
Sep
24
2013
"Ashes to ashes, dust to dust" may be the traditional view when it comes to death. But "ashes to tattoos" is one unconventional way people have found to honor their dead, as mourning goes skin-deep, mobile, wearable and virtual this century.

It's all part of new methods of denying the "messiness of the corpse" and "returning" the dead to us, whether by paying tribute through car decals, T-shirts, online memorials or tattoos etched in conventional ink or even mixed with "cremains" -- cremated human remains, says Baylor University scholar and author Candi Cann, Ph.D.
Sep
18
2013
Column by Elizabeth Corey, Ph.D., an associate professor of political science in the Honors College at Baylor University, about the conflict women face between careers and motherhood.
Sep
17
2013
Feature on the experience of living on campus amid college students for nine of Baylor's 11 faculty members in-residence, who moved in to Baylor residence halls with children in tow. Quoted in the article is Todd Buras, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy and faculty master for the Honors Residential College, with his wife Allison.
Sep
17
2013
Most Baylor students would agree that juggling school, work and extracurricular activities is difficult.

But when you're a senior who has decided to change majors while working a seemingly 24-hour-a-day job and participating in several student organizations, difficult is hardly the word.

St. Louis, Mo. senior Luke Smith is all too familiar with trying to find balance in his life.

He has worked for three years as a community leader in Alexander Residence Hall, which houses approximately 141 male students in the Honors Residential College.
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