Baylor Faculty, Students Present Latest Research Feb. 4

Feb. 2, 2005

by Julie Campbell Carlson

Baylor University faculty and students will present their latest academic research during Scholars' Day on Friday, Feb. 4. Presentations at the annual event, which is sponsored by the Graduate School, will run every hour from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 2 to 4:45 p.m. and will take place at various locations on campus.

Throughout the day audience members have the opportunity to listen to papers and view multimedia presentations that span a range of academic disciplines. This year's presentations include such topics as "The Theological Voter in Contemporary American Politics," "When a Stranger Calls: The Impact of Caller ID on Telephone Surveys," "An Army Whose Men Love Death: Osama bin Laden and the Ideology of Violence," and "Political Cartoons and the Vietnam War," among others.

At noon in Barfield Drawing Room, Dr. Carl E. Wieman, professor of physics at the JILA (Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics) at the University of Colorado and the 2001 Nobel Laureate in physics, will speak at the Scholars' Day luncheon, which is open to all Scholars' Day presenters. Wieman will lecture on Bose-Einstein condensation, which will be presented in a format suitable for both scientists and non-scientists.

All presentations are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule of presentations, visit www.baylor.edu/graduate . For more information, call 710-3580.

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