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12/8/2016
Dec. 8, 2016
Helen Harris, Ed.D., assistant professor in Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, is a featured expert in this story. Harris, who is an expert on grief and bereavement, said the grieving process is connected to a person’s physical, emotional and spiritual makeup. “Give people permission to acknowledge that they are grieving and that that doesn’t make you a bad Christian or a weak person to wish things were different,- Harris said. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Harris as an expert. He covers faculty and research in the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.)
12/8/2016
Dec. 7, 2016
VIDEO: Richardson ISD is praising the quick-thinking of two school nurses " both Baylor Nursing alumni " for saving two lives over the past month. On Nov. 28, Annie Young, B.B.A. (Human Resource Management) ’01, B.S.N. (Nursing) ’06, a school nurse at Lake Highlands Junior High, used her AED/CPR training to help save the life of a 13-year-old student who had collapsed on the school track. Two weeks earlier, Jessica Haas, B.S.N. (Nursing) ’97, a school nurse at Wallace Elementary, also used an AED to save the life of a student’s mother who had collapsed outside the school.

Research

12/8/2016
Dec. 6, 2016
AUDIO: Janet Bagby, Ph.D., senior lecturer in educational psychology at Baylor’s School of Education, is interviewed about her work helping student veterans transition from a highly structured environment to a higher education environment. In 2012, Dr. Bagby founded Baylor’s Veteran Educational and Transition services (VETS) Program, which promotes the academic success of student veterans at Baylor. Public Health Minute (PHM) is a production of the Lehman College School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing at the City University of New York.

Faculty in the News

12/8/2016
Dec. 1, 2016
Organist Isabelle Demers, assistant professor of keyboard studies in Baylor’s School of Music, will perform Dec. 9 at Colorado State University as part of the Cavarra Organ Series. “I am so excited to be hosting Isabelle Demers at CSU,- said Joel Bacon, Stewart and Sheron Golden Chair of Organ and Liturgical Studies. “She is one of the most amazing organists I have ever heard in performance " breathtaking virtuosity, beautiful musicality and always a fascinating choice of repertoire.-

Students

12/8/2016
Dec. 8, 2016
The family of Dustin Chamberlain, a Baylor University pre-medical student who died tragically in December 2011, continues their son’s Christian mission through "Dustin's Dream," a foundation set up to establish medical clinics in Guatemala and provide scholarships for students going into the medical field from Siloam Springs (AR) High School and Baylor University. The organization founded the Heart of Love Clinic in Guatemala City, and partnered with Life of Hope Ministry in Joplin, Mo., to operate it. They hope to expand to Campur, located seven hours away from Guatemala City.

Alumni

12/8/2016
Dec. 7, 2016
VIDEO: Richardson ISD is praising the quick-thinking of two school nurses " both Baylor Nursing alumni " for saving two lives over the past month. On Nov. 28, Annie Young, B.B.A. (Human Resource Management) ’01, B.S.N. (Nursing) ’06, a school nurse at Lake Highlands Junior High, used her AED/CPR training to help save the life of a 13-year-old student who had collapsed on the school track. Two weeks earlier, Jessica Haas, B.S.N. (Nursing) ’97, a school nurse at Wallace Elementary, also used an AED to save the life of a student’s mother who had collapsed outside the school.
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