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The Baylor Impact is published quarterly by the Baylor School of Education.

The Baylor Impact
School of Education
Baylor University
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Waco, TX 76798-7304

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Volume 3 Number 1

Welcome
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When I first arrived at Baylor last year, I frequently heard the words "Welcome to the Baylor family." At first, I heard these words with an emphasis on "welcome," and people seemed genuinely pleased that I was here and wanted to help me feel as comfortable as possible. But soon I discovered that the emphasis was on the "Baylor family" part. As most of you already know, Baylor is a unique place in the world that both prides itself on and works intentionally at providing a firstclass education and a caring environment-for our students, employees, communities and, indeed, our world.
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Features

In the F1rst Person: Susan Robinson, BSED '05

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." This quote from author William Butler Yeats is one that I learned to live by during my years at Baylor University.
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Program Research:
Global Cyber-Bullying in the 21st Century

Bullies have gone high tech and become gender equal. Research shows that cyber-bullies in Japan are predominantly females between the ages of 12 and 17 who use the Internet and cell phones to send email, text messages and digital pictures that are designed to create psychological stress for another individual.
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Health Science Studies:
Largest and Fastest Growing Major in HHPR

The Health Science Studies major in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR) boasts 268 majors, growing by 202 majors since fall 2003. The program helps students identify and meet entrance criteria to medical, dental, or physical therapy school while emphasizing health, fitness, and wellness.
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Transformational Giving:
When a Heritage and a Dream Become One

"I want to work with immigrants and people here in the community who can't help themselves," said Lupe Zuniga, a secondary education major from Waco. As a child, Lupe's father moved from Mexico to the United States. The family, especially her father, never gave up the pursuit to live successfully in America.
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