BU Students, Faculty Meet With International Journalists

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    Baylor President Robert B. Sloan Jr. welcomes students, faculty and administrators to a reception with international journalists covering the Bush-Putin meeting.
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    Baylor University international students arrive for a reception with international journalists.
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    Baylor Russian students met with high-school students, also from Russia, involved in the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program.
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    Baylor Lariat photo editor Donald Meyerson presents Dr. Sloan with a photo taken as he greeted Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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    Baylor students gather on the third floor of the McLane SLC for a reception with international journalists.
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    (L-to-R) Kristi Presley, KWBU-TV producer, and Randy Lofgren, executive director of the Baylor Alumni Association.
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    A member of Baylor's Air Force ROTC detachment strikes up a conversation with Russian students.
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    Dr. Charles S. Madden, vice president for university relations, talks with members of the Asian and Russian press.
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    Dr. Brad Owens, a Baylor journalism lecturer who studies the Russian press, discusses current events with invited guests.
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    A crowd of Baylor students, faculty and administrators gather on the third floor of the McLane SLC to welcome international journalists to Texas.
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    Lois Ferguson, assistant provost for academic services, gets a birds-eye view of the international media center.
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    Baylor President Robert B. Sloan Jr. spoke with some of the Russian students in the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program after the reception.
Nov. 14, 2001

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Baylor University students, faculty and administrators had the unique opportunity Wednesday, Nov. 14, to meet with more than a hundred international journalists covering the Bush-Putin meeting in Texas.

The journalists, from several countries including Russia, Japan, Germany and Great Britain, are working out of an international media center set up in the gym of Baylor's McLane Student Life Center.

Baylor President Robert B. Sloan Jr. joined a contingent of international students from Russia, as well as students from Baylor's journalism, Slavic studies and Russian classes, who met with the journalists at a reception at the SLC.

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