Faculty, Students Discuss Latest Research March 8

March 1, 2004

Baylor University faculty and students will discuss their latest academic research during Scholars' Day on Monday, March 8, in the Bill Daniel Student Center. 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. Each presentation will last approximately 45 minutes.

Spanning a range of academic areas, presentations include such topics as "People Get Ready: A History of Black Gospel Music," "The Legacies of Pope John Paul II," "Factors Influencing the Success and Failure of Communes," "Stay at Home Dads: Permanent Role Reversal or Social Whim" and "Superstring/M-Theory Cosmology," among others.

At noon, Dr. Rodney Stark, Baylor's first University Professor of Social Sciences, will speak at the Scholars' Day luncheon, which is open to event presenters. A preeminent scholar in sociology of religion, he is the author of The Rise of Christianity, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1996.

All presentations are free and open to the public. A complete schedule of Scholars' Day presentations can be found at www.baylor.edu/graduate . For more information, call 710-3580.

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