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8/26/2016
Aug. 25, 2016
Recent artwork created by Baylor studio art majors Veronica Campbell and Rachel Taylor has generated tens of thousands of dollars to help Zambian orphans. Campbell and Taylor traveled to Zambia this summer with Baylor Missions and its women’s leadership team. The finished canvases of trees - with leaves made by orphans’ fingerprints - were auctioned to raise funds for the Legacy Academy at the Family Legacy Tree of Life Children’s Village, a community for orphaned children located outside Lusaka, Zambia’s capital.

Research

8/26/2016
Aug. 22, 2016
Article about a new study conducted by Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media, which found that communicating and practicing core values and ethics is vital to the success of companies and organizations. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers JPRNM research and faculty.)

Baylor in the News

8/26/2016
Aug. 26, 2016
Baylor head women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey, with the help of some friends and local businesses, is sending a truck loaded with $35,000 worth of school supplies to the flood-stricken Louisiana parish where she grew up. The supplies were loaded into a truck Friday morning at a Waco-area H-E-B store. The truck is set to arrive Saturday in Tangipahoa Parish, 45 minutes east of hard-hit Baton Rouge.
8/26/2016
Aug. 25, 2016
Celebrated historian and author David McCullough will deliver Baylor's 2016 Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities Sept. 26 in Waco Hall. McCullough’s honors include the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. "His ability to bring his subjects to life and present their stories in rich historical context reminds us of how central history is to our everyday lives," said Kim Kellison, Ph.D., associate professor of history, associate dean in the College of Arts & Sciences and co-chair of the Beall-Russell Lecture Committee.

Faculty in the News

8/26/2016
Aug. 25, 2016
Commentary by The Washington Post’s syndicated columnist E.J. Dionne, who writes about how secular and religious intellectuals historically engaged in dialogue to help the public understand contentious issues. Dionne points to a recent essay in Harper’s by Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the Honors Program in Baylor’s Honors College, who suggests that religious intellectuals are the missing solvent in our fractious culture wars.
8/26/2016
Aug. 25, 2016
Column by David Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer in history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, about art forgeries and the research that goes into determining whether a work is genuine.
8/26/2016
Aug. 24, 2016
James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in the Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this story about the impact of new technologies in the home on people’s spending habits. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)
8/26/2016
Aug. 10, 2016
Michael Scullin, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences and director of Baylor's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, offers five tips to help teens adjust their sleeping habits before school begins. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

Alumni

8/26/2016
Aug. 13, 2016
Article about Allison Dickson, J.D. ’07, who has spinal muscular atrophy, graduated first in her class from Baylor Law in 2007 and is now seeking to establish an endowed scholarship at Baylor Law School in her name.
8/26/2016
Aug. 19, 2016
Mark Perkins, B.B.A. (Entrepreneurship/Finance) ’83, M.B.A. ’84, has been named CEO of Kimbia, a provider of online fundraising solutions and crowdfunding events.
8/26/2016
Aug. 25, 2016
Article about Joe Burlison, B.B.A. (Business Broadcasting) ’82, who established two music groups, Joe Burlison’s Uptown Jazz and the Joe Burlison Trio.

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