Baylor in the News

In the Spotlight

7/30/2014
July 29, 2014
AUDIO LINK INCLUDED: 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, who covers geology research and faculty, pitched Dr. Peppe's research to reporters and is responsible for placing this story.)

Baylor Stadium News

7/30/2014
July 25, 2015
The Daily Oklahoman in Oklahoma City features some of the latest photos of Baylor’s new McLane Stadium, which the paper describes as "spectacular."

Research

7/30/2014
July 30, 2014
Thomas Fergus, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences, is quoted about his study on “cyberchondria,- the term used to describe the anxiety of those who obsess about their health by searching online about symptoms and illnesses. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications who covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty at Baylor, wrote the original story about Fergus' research in October 2013 and placed it in numerous national media outlets. She arranged this interview with Fergus.)

Baylor in the News

7/30/2014
July 29, 2014
The mayor of Mesquite, Texas, presented Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative, housed in the Baylor School of Social Work, and Mesquite ISD summer meal staff with a proclamation for “No Kid Hungry Summer- to raise awareness of their free summer meal programs. No Kid Hungry is a national campaign to promote free meal options in the summer for children who normally receive free and reduced lunches during the school year.
7/30/2014
July 25, 2014
AUDIO INCLUDED: Shamethia Webb, a regional director at Baylor’s Texas Hunger Initiative, is quoted in this article about the migration of large grocery stores and the "food deserts" they leave behind. According to a preliminary Baylor University study released earlier this year, food deserts span large portions of Waco. Webb said that people turn to convenience stores with options that are not as healthy.

Students

7/30/2014
July 30, 2014
Friends share about the four North Texas Baylor students involved in a car accident that claimed the lives of Baylor junior Jack Stewart and May graduate Laura Onwudinanti and injured senior Jake Hale and incoming freshman Megan Ritzi. Includes a statement from Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr.
7/30/2014
July 30, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Story about the four North Texas Baylor students involved in a car accident that claimed the lives of Baylor junior Jack Stewart and May graduate Laura Onwudinanti and injured senior Jake Hale and incoming freshman Megan Ritzi. Includes a statement from Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr.
7/30/2014
July 30, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Friends share about the four North Texas Baylor students involved in a car accident that claimed the lives of Baylor junior Jack Stewart and May graduate Laura Onwudinanti and injured senior Jake Hale and incoming freshman Megan Ritzi. Includes a statement from Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr.
7/30/2014
July 30, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Friends share about the four North Texas Baylor students involved in a car accident that claimed the lives of Baylor junior Jack Stewart and May graduate Laura Onwudinanti and injured senior Jake Hale and incoming freshman Megan Ritzi. Includes a statement from Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr.
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