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4/16/2014
April 16, 2014
VIDEO: Amber Adamson, lecturer in journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, has written a new book titled “The Last Alarm: First Responders’ Stories of the West Explosion,- in which she chronicles first-person accounts of more than 40 first responders to the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, last April. The book was edited and published by Sharon Bracken, senior lecturer in journalism, public relations and new media. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Baylor Stadium News

4/16/2014
April 15, 2014
Article about McLane Stadium and the new features that will enhance Baylor's game-day experiences quotes Ian McCaw, vice president and director of athletics at Baylor.

Baylor in the News

4/16/2014
April 15, 2014
Jeremy Everett, M.Div. ’01, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor, has been appointed by Congress to the 10-member National Commission on Hunger. The Commission is charged with providing policy recommendations to Congress regarding programs and funds to combat domestic hunger and food insecurity. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)
4/16/2014
April 15, 2014
Jeremy Everett, M.Div. ’01, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor, has been appointed by Congress to the 10-member National Commission on Hunger. The Commission is charged with providing policy recommendations to Congress regarding programs and funds to combat domestic hunger and food insecurity. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)
4/16/2014
April 16, 2014
Editorial praises the partnership between Baylor University and McLane Children’s Scott & White that resulted in the Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities. The Trib wrote, "In short, the Baylor University Center for Developmental Disabilities is another major step in transforming our city into a vital medical hub, ready to address more and more of today’s maladies, conditions and disorders." (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed the original story about the partnership.)
4/16/2014
April 16, 2014
The town of West, Texas, will hold an observance ceremony on the one-year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion on April 17. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr will speak, and the Baylor Singing Seniors will perform.
4/16/2014
April 15, 2014
The Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin has announced the expansion of its curriculum to include a healthcare concentration option that focuses on building business practices while instilling specific healthcare expertise. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Faculty in the News

4/16/2014
Amber Adamson, lecturer in journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, has written a new book titled “The Last Alarm: First Responders’ Stories of the West Explosion,- in which she chronicles first-person accounts of more than 40 first responders to the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, last April. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)
4/16/2014
April 15, 2014
Amber Adamson, lecturer in journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, has written a new book titled “The Last Alarm: First Responders’ Stories of the West Explosion,- in which she chronicles first-person accounts of more than 40 first responders to the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, last April. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)
4/16/2014
April 11, 2014
Joel Gregory, Ph.D., professor of preaching at Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, preached a recent sermon during which he said “there is great preaching all over the world that we don’t know about.-

Students

4/16/2014
April 13, 2014
Rucker Preston, Lauren Serafy and Janae Griffiths, all working on their master’s degrees in social work at Baylor University, recently hosted a payday lender class with Helping Hands Ministry in Belton, Texas.

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