Baylor in the News

In the Spotlight

7/29/2014
July 28, 2014
(Click on the “Listenâ€- link to hear the interview): Candi Cann, Ph.D., assistant professor of religion in the Interdisciplinary Core in Baylor’s Honors College, is interviewed about how people are “reinventingâ€- the grieving process, including through social media pages, roadside memorials, car decals, T-shirts and tattoo tributes. Cann has done research and written a book about the topic. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director for Baylor Media Communications, covers religion research at Baylor and originally pitched Cann’s work in September 2013.)

Baylor Stadium News

7/29/2014
July 26, 2014
Feature on Baylor’s new McLane Stadium, which will be christened on the final day of August with a primetime Sunday game against SMU. A national television audience will get the rare opportunity to see one of the nation’s top offenses play in college football’s newest stadium.
7/29/2014
July 29, 2014
VIDEO INCLUDED: Rick Allen, a former Waco city councilman, has bought and renovated five pedicab trailers in the hopes of starting a pedicab business in downtown Waco. His plan is to have them ready for Baylor's season opener Aug. 31 in the new McLane Stadium.

Research

7/29/2014
July 28, 2014
Article showcases the research work of Dan Peppe, Ph.D., assistant professor of geology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. He is one of 11 international experts whose study supports claims that dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in history.
(Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is responsible for covering geology research and faculty at Baylor.)

Faculty in the News

7/29/2014
July 28, 2014
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, is quoted about how religious beliefs pervaded all aspects of World War I, from the justifications offered by political leaders to the inspiration for soldiers in the trenches. Jenkins is the author of the recently-published book “The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade.â€- (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, wrote a story about Jenkins’ book and pitched it to Deseret News and other media outlets in May.)

Alumni

7/29/2014
July 25, 2014
Feature about 2008 Truett Seminary graduate Vincent Asamoah and his calling into sports ministry. Asamoah is director of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Ghana.
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