Faculty, Students To Present Latest Research Feb. 23

Feb. 18, 2000

Baylor University faculty and students will present their latest research and scholarly activity during Scholars' Day Wednesday, Feb. 23. The presentations, which will run from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., will be held on the second and third floor of the Bill Daniel Student Center. Scholars' Day is sponsored by the Graduate School.

This year's event features 94 presentations from a variety of disciplines, such as sociology, religion, economics, political science, chemistry and physical therapy. Presentation topics will include "Factors Affecting Women's Use of Mammograms," "Chile Peppers and Their Pungency," "NAFTA-Related Institutions and the World Trade Organization," "Physician Assisted Suicide: a Local Trend?" and "The 'Playing God' Debate: Its History, Meaning, and Significance," among others. Each presentation will last approximately 45 minutes.

At noon, Scholars' Day participants will attend a luncheon with speaker Glenn Loury, professor and director of the Institute on Race and Social Division at Boston University. Loury, who received his doctorate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a nationally-known theorist on economics and the poor and has taught at Oxford, Harvard and Boston Universities. He is the author of One By One, From the Inside Out: Essays and Reviews on Race and Responsibility in America.

Scholars' Day presentations are free and open to the public. A complete schedule of presentations can be found online at http://www.baylor.edu/~Graduate_School/sessions.htm . For more information, contact the Baylor Graduate School at 710-3582.

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