Baylor University

News Archives for May 2011

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Story Date
M. Golf. Mikkelsen Named to PING All-Central Region Team 5/31/2011
1. KCENTV: Baylor Law School Dean Emeritus McSwain passes away 5/31/2011
1. The Anniston Star: Color blind: Is Sunday morning still the most segregated hour in America? 5/31/2011
2. The Arizona Republic: Think twice about taking early benefits 5/31/2011
2. Waco Tribune-Herald: John Werner: It's time to shine for Baylor softball team 5/31/2011
3. Innovations Report: Baylor Study Finds Common Fire Retardant Harmful to Aquatic Life 5/31/2011
4. The Sacramento Bee: World's Smartest Collegiate Computer Programmers to Interact with IBM's Watson System as Part of IBM-Sponsored "Battle of the Brains" 5/31/2011
Softball heads to College World Series for second time in five years 5/31/2011
The Toronto Globe and Mail: Cooling the symptoms of menopause 5/31/2011
Waco Tribune-Herald: John Werner: It's time to shine for Baylor softball team 5/31/2011
WGTD-FM "The Morning Show with Gregory Berg" (Wisconsin NPR): More God, Less Crime 5/31/2011
Baseball. Houston Baseball Regional Ticket Information 5/30/2011
Baylor Law's Unique National Top Gun Mock Trial Competition to Bring In Top Student Trial Advocates 5/30/2011
Softball. Women's College World Series Ticket Information 5/30/2011
Baylor Law School Mourns Loss of Dean Emeritus McSwain 5/29/2011
Softball. OKC-Bound: Softball Headed to WCWS 5/29/2011
Softball. Softball Takes Game One Over Georgia, 5-1 5/28/2011
1. Plano Star: 16 federal judges hear 'Candy Cane Case' 5/27/2011
1. Waco Tribune-Herald: Martin Museum's new additions include restored Fechin painting 5/27/2011
1. Yahoo! News: Kansas City Musician Mark Hayes to Perform at Lincoln Center's Distinguished Concerts International Series 5/27/2011
2. The Cy-Fair Sun: Twang and Tackles: Former Cy Falls High standout determined to succeed in country music, football 5/27/2011
2. Waco Tribune-Herald: John Werner: Softball ace Canion is Baylor's most valuable athlete 5/27/2011
Metro.com.uk: Female rappers talk about sex life in songs more than men 5/27/2011
Secrets of Ancient Egypt Revealed through Modern Science in Exhibit at Baylor's Mayborn Museum Complex 5/27/2011
M. Tennis. MT-Peers and Maytin Victorious in Doubles 5/26/2011
1. Medical News Net: Exposure to common fire retardant may cause developmental malformations, behavioral changes and death 5/26/2011
1. Religion News Service: Could another Bible unite Christians like the KJV? 5/26/2011
1. Science Daily: Common Fire Retardant Harmful to Aquatic Life 5/26/2011
1. Southern Baptist Texan: SBTC's Smith elected Jackson College President 5/26/2011
1. Waco Tribune Herald: Egypt unwrapped: Mayborn exhibit reveals ancient life 5/26/2011
3. WaterOnline.com: Like That Wetland Near You? New Study Predicts Risk Of Wetland Habitat Loss In Southern United States 5/26/2011
4. Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Block E casino developers face tough odds 5/26/2011
5. The Nashua Telegraph: Paranormal school founders expand 5/26/2011
National Geographic Awards Grant to Baylor Archeology Researcher to Study Horse Domestication 5/26/2011
W. Tennis. WT: Secerbegovic Through NCAA First Round 5/25/2011
M. Tennis. MT-Peers Advances in NCAA Championships 5/25/2011
Track. Track Takes 31 Entries into West Regional 5/25/2011
W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Trio Named to All-NCAA Team 5/25/2011
Football. Football Adds Pitt DB Kolby Gray 5/25/2011
"Selections from the Permanent Collection" exhibition at the Martin Museum of Art will open May 31 through June 18 5/25/2011
1. Houston Chronicle: Two Former U.S. Solicitors General Join Liberty Institute in Arguing Infamous "Candy Cane Case" 5/25/2011
1. WNYC.org "The Leonard Lopate Show": Please Explain: Apocalypse Predictions 5/25/2011
2. Phys.org: New study predicts risk of wetland habitat loss in southern United States 5/25/2011
2. San Antonio Express-News: New life at old church 5/25/2011
3. e! Science News: Baylor study finds common fire retardant harmful to aquatic life 5/25/2011
Huffington Post: Short-Term Mission Trips: Are They Worth It? 5/25/2011
Second Annual FGA Stone Symposium To Be Held Thursday 5/25/2011
Times of India: Female rappers stress their sexual prowess 5/25/2011
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor University receives community service honor 5/25/2011
M. Tennis. MT-Peers and Maytin Begin Play in NCAAs 5/24/2011
Baseball. Baseball Trio Named All-Big 12 5/24/2011
Baseball. Slater Named First-Team Academic All-American 5/24/2011
1. Physorg.com: Study finds common fire retardant harmful to aquatic life 5/24/2011
1. PlanetSave.com: Wetlands Disappearing to Urban Growth 5/24/2011
1. Texas Lawyer: En banc 5th Circuit hears arguments in religious speech case involving candy cane-shaped pens 5/24/2011
1. Waco Tribune Herald: Waco violent crime decreases, mirroring Texas and national trends 5/24/2011
2. The Baptist Standard: Panel finds defining 'Baptist university' no simple task 5/24/2011
2. Yahoo! News: Court Hears Candy Cane Case: Will Fifth Circuit Court Rule Elementary Students Have No First Amendment Rights? 5/24/2011
3. Huffington Post: King James Version Is The Only Bible With Power To Unite 5/24/2011
Baylor Receives Presidential Recognition As One of Nation's Top Colleges for Community Service 5/24/2011
Baylor Study Finds Common Fire Retardant Harmful to Aquatic Life 5/24/2011
Male and Female Rappers Have Different Takes On Independent Women -- and Not Much Respect for Them, Baylor Researcher's Study Shows 5/24/2011
Baseball. Baseball Heads to Big 12 Conference Championship 5/23/2011
Baseball. Miller Named Big 12 Baseball Player of Week 5/23/2011
1. Charisma Magazine: 'Candy Cane Case' Questions Children's First Amendment Rights 5/23/2011
1. Waco Tribune-Herald: EDITORIAL: Politics overshadow what may be good moves for state universities 5/23/2011
2. Sacramento Bee: Court Hears Candy Cane Case: Will Fifth Circuit Court Rule Elementary Students Have No First Amendment Rights? 5/23/2011
2. Waco Tribune-Herald: Brighter outlook for 2011 grads 5/23/2011
3. Crosswalk.com: Religion Today Summaries - 'Candy Cane Case' Could Make History 5/23/2011
4. eScienceNews.com: New study predicts risk of wetland habitat loss in southern United States 5/23/2011
5. USA TODAY: A faith debate: Is bin Laden in hell? 5/23/2011
President Starr Argues "Candy Cane" Case Before Fifth Circuit 5/23/2011
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor students and faculty taking short-term missions trips, studying their impact 5/23/2011
Women's tennis reaches Final Four, softball makes super regional 5/23/2011
Softball. Grand Canion; Softball Takes Regional Title 5/22/2011
W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Surges Into Final Four 5/22/2011
Baseball. Baseball Walks Off with Series Win vs. OU, 3-2 5/21/2011
Softball. One Win Away; Softball Defeats ECU, 2-0 5/21/2011
W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Shuts Down SMU, 4-0 5/20/2011
Softball. Canion's 15 K'S Lead Softball To 4-0 Win 5/20/2011
M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Posts Dramatic Win Over UCLA 5/20/2011
1. White House Press Office: President Obama Nominates Three to the United States District Court 5/20/2011
2. Baptist Standard: Gift to business school boosts Baylor fund-raising initiative 5/20/2011
2. The Insana Quotient: May 11, 2011 Recap 5/20/2011
3. Seattle Post-Intelligencer: End of the world May 21st? Some say Camping has his math wrong 5/20/2011
4. Tampa Tribune: Is Judgment Day on Saturday? Some believe, others scoff 5/20/2011
5. Orlando Sentinel: The World Will End Saturday -- or Not 5/20/2011
KWTX TV: Obama Nominates Baylor Graduate To Federal Bench 5/20/2011
Time Magazine: Apocalypse Weekend: Harold Camping Says the World Ends Saturday. He's Said that Before 5/20/2011
Baseball. Verrett's Roll Carries Baseball Past No. 13 Oklahoma, 4-2 5/19/2011
Softball. Softball Trio Earns All-Region Honors 5/19/2011
W. Tennis. WT Faces No. 32 SMU in NCAA Round of 16 5/19/2011
Softball. Softball Readies For Maryland Regional 5/19/2011
1. ScienceDaily: Risk of Wetland Habitat Loss in Southern United States Predicted 5/19/2011
2. The Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor men's tennis seniors progress to final destination 5/19/2011
2. Yahoo! News: Does Big Government Make People Happy? 5/19/2011
3. The Denver Post: "Judgment Day May 21" debate is nearly over 5/19/2011
Recent Baylor Graduate Selected for Fulbright to Finland 5/19/2011
The Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor men's tennis seniors progress to final destination 5/19/2011
The Waco Tribune-Herald: BU baseball will feel a void in 2012 5/19/2011
WPTF-AM (Raleigh, NC): More God, Less Crime 5/19/2011
W. Tennis. WT's Ormond Earns NCAA Elite 88 Award 5/18/2011
Baseball. Baseball Hosts Oklahoma to Close Regular Season 5/18/2011
Football. Football Adds JC Cornerback Joe Williams 5/18/2011
1. Austin Business Journal: Austin attorney joins Baylor Board of Regents 5/18/2011
1. Waco Tribune-Herald: EDITORIAL: Act of faith-Baylor regents demonstrate leadership by adopting increased operating budget 5/18/2011
2. Austin American-Statesman: Prediction: The End of the World, coming Saturday? 5/18/2011
2. Waco Tribune-Herald: Purchases from local shops can help Waco's poor 5/18/2011
3. KCEN-TV: Cycling to work gaining speed in Central Texas 5/18/2011
Like that Wetland Near You? New Study Predicts Risk of Wetland Habitat Loss in Southern United States 5/18/2011
Washington Post Conversations / Live Q&A: Doomsday approaches: Why we choose to believe, or not believe, theories on the Apocalypse 5/18/2011
Baseball. Baseball Topples Dallas Baptist 7-1 5/17/2011
M. Tennis. MT Takes on UCLA in NCAA Round of 16 5/17/2011
Softball. Softball Earns Five All-Big 12 Honors 5/17/2011
Baseball. Baseball Places Nine on Academic All-Big 12 5/17/2011
Softball, Men's XC Earn NCAA Academic Recognition 5/17/2011
1. Christian Science Monitor: Secret to happiness: big government? 5/17/2011
1. FOX and Friends: More God, Less Crime 5/17/2011
2. R&D Magazine: Chemists invent polarimeter with no moving parts 5/17/2011
3. Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Make a plan for investing and stick with it 5/17/2011
3. Waco Tribune-Herald: BU's Muncy claims Big 12 Player of the Week 5/17/2011
Baseball. Muncy Named Big 12 Player of Week 5/16/2011
1. Austin American-Statesman: Week in Religion Roundup 5/16/2011
1. China National News: Don't bet on May 21 as the end of the world, says Baylor Prof 5/16/2011
1. Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor regents approve budget, name school's first non-Baptist Christians to board 5/16/2011
1. WCCO Radio (Minnesota): New research finds best way to reduce crime 5/16/2011
2. Kelowna Capital News: Philly fans adopt Watkins 5/16/2011
2. KWTX-TV: Graduating Against All Odds 5/16/2011
2. LiveScience: Does Big Government Make People Happy? 5/16/2011
3. KCEN-TV: College grads entering growing workforce 5/16/2011
3. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Pledge to stick to a personal plan when it comes to investing 5/16/2011
Baylor University Artist-in-Residence Karl Umlauf Honored By Texas Commission on the Arts 5/16/2011
KCEN-TV: Preemie birth survivor goes on to graduate from Baylor 5/16/2011
Tennis, softball, track & field and baseball lead successful weekend for BU athletics 5/16/2011
Softball. Softball Heads To Maryland As No. 11 Seed 5/15/2011
W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Bound for Stanford 5/15/2011
Baseball. Baseball Beats No. 19 OSU 5-3 to Win Series 5/15/2011
Softball. Canion's Gem Leads No. 17 Softball To 2-1 Win At Texas 5/15/2011
Baseball. Baseball Rides Turley to 8-1 Win at No. 19 OSU 5/14/2011
M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Pulls Out Victory Over Tech 5/14/2011
W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Wins 21st Straight 5/14/2011
Softball. No. 17 Softball Wraps Up At No. 5 Texas 5/14/2011
M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Cruises Into NCAA Second Round 5/13/2011
W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Earns Two ITA Regional Awards 5/13/2011
W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Hosts NCAA Opening Rounds 5/13/2011
3. Christian Examiner: Cry for freedom unfolding in Middle East says former captive 5/13/2011
4. Council for Christian Colleges & Universities: Three CCCU Schools Win 'Chill Out' Awards 5/13/2011
4. Wealth Briefing: Social Security: Maximizing Benefits Is Critical 5/13/2011
Baylor Geology Professor Receives Marie Curie Fellowship to Research in Europe 5/13/2011
Baylor Regents Approve Operating Budget for 2011-2012, Elect New Officers, Members; Board Also Approves Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership 5/13/2011
Computer World New Zealand: Universities that get security right 5/13/2011
The Wall Street Journal: Religious Freedom and Bloodless Liver Transplants 5/13/2011
Waco Tribune-Herald: David A. Smith: Public arts can do more than beautify a city 5/13/2011
Softball. Softball Lands Eight On Academic All-Big 12 5/12/2011
1. Waco Tribune Herald: Baylor's Melissa Jones joining volleyball team 5/12/2011
1. WGN Radio (Chicago): Mike McConnell: More God, Less Crime 5/12/2011
2. PsychCentral: More Government = Greater Life Satisfaction? 5/12/2011
3. Lab Manager Magazine: Researchers Receive Patent for New Scientific Measurement Instrument 5/12/2011
4. Las Vegas Review-Journal: Baylor's Griner aims to elevate game to Olympic level 5/12/2011
Baylor University Piper Center for Family Studies and Child Development Earns National NAEYC Accreditation, Making It One of the Top in the Nation 5/12/2011
Baseball. Baseball Heads to Oklahoma State for Three-Game Set 5/11/2011
Softball. Softball To Host NCAA Watch Party 5/11/2011
Football. Blake Selected in Third Round of CFL Draft 5/11/2011
1. Crosswalk.com: More God, Less Crime 5/11/2011
1. Finland News: Free market not path to life satisfaction? - UPI.com 5/11/2011
2. Philadelphia Inquirer: Know why you're investing, and stick to the plan 5/11/2011
2. The Record (Ontario): World to end May 21 at 6 p.m. 5/11/2011
4. PhysOrg.com: Chemistry researchers receive patent for new scientific measurement instrument 5/11/2011
5. The Bellingham (WA) Herald: Fishing industry recognizing value of catfish 5/11/2011
Discovery News: Lake Slime Loaded With Pollutants 5/11/2011
KRTK-TV (Houston): Waco seeks national status for mammoth fossil site 5/11/2011
1. Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Into higher gear 5/10/2011
1. The Wall Street Journal: In the Pew Instead of Prison 5/10/2011
1. UPI: Free market not path to life satisfaction? 5/10/2011
1. Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor graduates embark on 500-mile bike trip to raise awareness for hungry 5/10/2011
2. The Bemidji Pioneer: Expansion of gambling opportunities is unhealthy 5/10/2011
3. Charisma News: Did Muslim Doctrine Bury Bin Laden at Sea? 5/10/2011
4. Plastics News: SPE announces top awards at Antec 2011 5/10/2011
Baylor Chemistry Researchers Receive Patent for New Scientific Measurement Instrument 5/10/2011
Baseball. Baseball Takes on TCU & NW State 5/9/2011
1. KRLD-AM: Brad Thayer interview on death of Osama bin Laden 5/9/2011
1. Washington Post: This time, it's for real, believers say: Doomsday coming this month. 5/9/2011
2. ScienceDaily: Life Satisfaction and State Intervention Go Hand in Hand 5/9/2011
2. The Dallas Morning News: Waco seeks national monument recognition for Mammoth Site 5/9/2011
Politico: Joke is no longer on Obama 5/9/2011
Three Baylor students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships 5/9/2011
Two Baylor Students Earn Placement in Columbia University Art Fellowship Program 5/9/2011
Waco Tribune-Herald: Vanishing jobs making life difficult for aspiring Central Texas teachers 5/9/2011
Softball. Redfearn Flies No. 19 Softball To 1-0 Win 5/8/2011
Softball. Leal Leads Softball To 2-1 Win Over Nebraska 5/7/2011
Softball. Softball Lands Three On Academic All-District 5/5/2011
Baseball. Baseball Leads Nation with Four Academic All-District 5/5/2011
W. Basketball. WBB's Sims to Attend USA Basketball U19 Team Trials 5/5/2011
1. American Psychological Association: Bosses look more favorably upon humble, honest employees 5/5/2011
1. Financial Tech Spotlight: MedSynergies Announces Additions to Growing Consulting Services Management Team 5/5/2011
1. KXXV-TV: Baylor students gathering donations for victims of Alabama tornadoes 5/5/2011
1. The Baptist Standard: Students at Congreso learn to worship in Spirit and truth 5/5/2011
2. The Fort Bend Sun: Fort Bend ISD names 2011-2012 district teachers of the year 5/5/2011
2. Waco Tribune Herald: Baylor golfer goes it alone on NCAA path 5/5/2011
Life Satisfaction and State Intervention Go Hand in Hand, Baylor Researcher Finds 5/5/2011
W. Tennis. WT Places Four in NCAA Individuals 5/4/2011
M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Lands Pair in NCAA Individual Championships 5/4/2011
Football. FB's Epperson Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society 5/4/2011
1. Patheos: "If It's Not King James, It's Not the Bible" 5/4/2011
1. The Optimist (Abilene Christian U.): TEG scholars should prepare for cuts 5/4/2011
2. Evanston Patch: Osama bin Laden's Photo 5/4/2011
2. Houston Chronicle: Klein Forest High grad receives Fulbright grant 5/4/2011
3. Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Texas education bill withdrawn over gun amendment 5/4/2011
3. Inside Higher Ed: The Religious Option 5/4/2011
Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion Presents Symposium on Restorative Justice 5/4/2011
Softball. Canion Selected To Try Out For Team USA 5/4/2011
W. Basketball. WBB's Griner to Attend National Team Training Camp 5/4/2011
M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Hosting NCAAs for Ninth Time 5/3/2011
W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Selected as NCAA Host Site 5/3/2011
Black Gospel Music Restoration Project prof recognized for teaching, research and service 5/3/2011
1. Tampa Bay Tribune: Celebrations erupt locally upon news of bin Laden's death 5/3/2011
1. The Houston Chronicle: Believers and non-believers: Different sides to Osama bin Laden's death 5/3/2011
1. Waco Tribune Herald: Local reaction to bin Laden's death runs gamut of emotions 5/3/2011
1. Word & Way: Researchers study return-on-investment for short-term missions 5/3/2011
2. Norman Transcript: OU dean to serve as provost of Health Sciences Center 5/3/2011
2. Texas Water Resources Institute: Texas scientists publish needed golden algae research 5/3/2011
3. WFIE-TV (Evansville, IN): Kentucky Wesleyan College welcomes a new president 5/3/2011
1. Los Angeles Times: Study links willingness to cheat, viewpoint on God 5/2/2011
2. Augusta (GA) Chronicle: The King James Bible - 400 Years 5/2/2011
National Science Foundation: New Baylor Research Shows Using Leaves' Characteristics Improves Accuracy Measuring Past Climates 5/2/2011
Vancouver Sun: Philadelphia's B.C. pick feels love 5/2/2011
Waco Tribune-Herald: Linemen make Baylor history books at draft 5/2/2011
Baseball. Pinckard, Muncy Give Baseball 2-0 Win at Nebraska 5/1/2011
Softball. No. 17 Softball Busts Out For 10-1 Win At ISU 5/1/2011
W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Claims Sixth Straight Big 12 Title 5/1/2011