Archived News – June 2010

Arts & Sciences News

Jun
30
2010
A best-selling college guide for college-bound students and their parents has named Baylor University a "Best Buy." Baylor is one of only 45 public and private colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and Great Britain - and the only Texas Big 12 institution - to earn the designation.
Jun
30
2010
Baylor graduate Meaghan McNeill recently received a Graduate Research Fellowship grant from NSF, which covers the cost for three years of graduate school in a field related to science, technology, engineering or math.
Jun
30
2010
Dr. Keith Sanford, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University, explains his research about couples and their conflicts.
Jun
30
2010
A physics professor in the College of Arts and Sciences has been awarded an educational grant from the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). It marks the first time the university has received a grant from the organization.
Jun
30
2010
Column by Dr. Michael Attas, a professor of medical humanities at Baylor University, about claims that shorter work weeks for physicians translate to better patient care.
Jun
30
2010
Dr. Keith Sanford, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University, explains his research about couples and conflicts.
Jun
29
2010
Article quotes Dr. Keith Sanford, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University, about his research measuring couples' conflicts.
Jun
29
2010
Baylor graduate Susannah Lipsey is profiled.
Jun
29
2010
Baylor assistant professor of theater arts in the College of Arts and Sciences, Jojo Percy, will provide the lighting design for the production.
Jun
29
2010
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED. Baylor biology professor Stephen Trumble, from the College of Arts and Sciences, discusses the effect of the oil spill on Gulf plankton.
Jun
29
2010
Martin Medhurst, professor of rhetoric and communications in the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor is quoted on audience sensitivity in public speaking.
Jun
29
2010
Dr. Keith Sanford, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor is quoted on his recent study and use of an assessment tool to help identify underlying concerns.
Jun
29
2010
Article mentions Wings Across America, a Baylor University group dedicated to preserving the WASP's history.
Jun
29
2010
Article cites an EPA study conducted by Baylor water researchers that found fish samples from US waterways are frequently showing up with personal care product residues.
Jun
29
2010
Dr. Keith Sanford, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor is quoted on his recent study and use of an assessment tool to help identify underlying concerns.
Jun
29
2010
Dr. Stephen Sloan, director of Baylor's Institute of Oral History, is quoted.
Jun
29
2010
Article highlights a new NIH grant received by Baylor chemistry professors Dr. Kevin Pinney and Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick.
Jun
29
2010
Baylor's Martin Museum of Art boasts more than 1,000 works, including pieces by major artists such as Robert Rauschenberg and Francisco de Goya.
Jun
23
2010
First item is a reprint of an editorial written by the Waco Tribune-Herald entitled: Baylor University gives resources to Texas county's drug treatment court.
Jun
23
2010
Dr. Keith Sanford, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor is quoted on his recent study and use of an assessment tool to help identify underlying concerns.
Jun
23
2010
Baylor's work to identify the bones when they were first found and current partnership in operating the park are highlighted.
Jun
23
2010
The Medical Humanities program at Baylor is mentioned as subscribing to new thinking about brain function.
Jun
22
2010
Waco Tribune Herald, June 21, 2010 Once again, Central Texans have come up with a creative way to help our own despite a tough economy and lack of state funds. The partnering of Baylor University's psychology department and the McLennan County drug treatment court, which is a yearlong voluntary treatment program for criminal offenders struggling with addiction, will provide necessary program data that might help the drug court to get more funds.
Jun
21
2010
Scot McKnight's "Jesus Creed" column uses findings on religion and spirituality from What Americans Really Believe: New Findings from the Baylor Surveys of Religion by Dr. Rodney Stark, Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences and co-director of the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor.
Jun
21
2010
Book review about the late controversial preacher J. Frank Norris quotes Dr. Barry Hankins, professor of history and church-state studies in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences.
Jun
21
2010
KXXV-TV, June 17, 2010 Baylor University officials announced on Thursday it has received a $1.46 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for Cancer Research.
Jun
21
2010
Dr. Keith Sanford, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences, has not only identified the underlying concerns, he also has developed a specific method to measure them.
Jun
21
2010
Longtime Baylor professor Robert Reid passed away in April. Via Baylor Proud, we asked for your favorite memories of Professor Reid, and we got an overwhelming response.
Jun
21
2010
Baylor University's Dr. Kevin G. Pinney, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Baylor, say they will use the grant to help them design, create and test potential cancer-fighting compounds.
Jun
21
2010
Article about a drug court's new partnership with the Baylor psychology department to help expand the program's treatment for offenders.
Jun
21
2010
Column about the Talitha Koum Nurture Center that focuses on the brain development of children, especially babies, from poor families, quotes Dr. Dr. Helen Benedict, professor of psychology and neuroscience, Baylor College of Arts & Sciences, that a baby who endures a lack of emotional nurturing in the first months of life suffers permanent changes in how its brain develops.
Jun
21
2010
Opinion article written by Dr. Susan Bratton, professor and chair of the department of environmental science, about animals in Christian art.
Jun
17
2010
Chris Hansen, a film professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, has combined his love of storytelling and digital media into a film career. His latest film "Endings," released on June 11, is a feature-length drama that tells the story of three strangers who meet and discover they are all dying on the same day.
Jun
17
2010
The National Institutes of Health has awarded two Baylor researchers a $1.46 million grant to research and test new compounds that could help fight cancerous tumors.
Jun
16
2010
Article about the long-term research study on eastern screech owls by Dr. Fred Gehlbach, professor emeritus of biology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences.
Jun
16
2010
Jun
16
2010
Baylor accepted into largest particle physics research lab in the world
Jun
15
2010
VIDEO LINK: story about the independent film "Endings" written and directed by Dr. Chris Hansen, assistant professor of communication studies and director of the film and digital media division, Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences.
Jun
14
2010
The College of Arts and Sciences' commitment to building strong, research-intensive graduate programs is producing impressive results in a relatively short time. Data from Academic Analytics shows that the scholarly productivity for many of Baylor's graduate faculty - in fields ranging from physics, political science and preventive health to religion, sociology and philosophy - is among the strongest in the nation.
Jun
14
2010
Article about Baylor's DNP in the specialty of nurse-midwifery quotes Dr. Mary Ann Faucher, associate professor of nursing and program coordinator at Baylor's Louise Herringston School of Nursing.
Jun
14
2010
In-depth look into the work of Dr. Lori Baker, associate professor of anthropology, archeology and forensic science at Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences. Baker is working on a new program instituted by the Mexican government to identify the remains of immigrants who died crossing the border.
Jun
14
2010
Q&A with Judge Jeff Cureton, who earned his Baylor degrees in psychology in 1990 and law in 1993.
Jun
14
2010
Article cites the research of Dr. Stephen Trumble, assistant professor of biology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, on the fuel usage of Weddell seals.
Jun
14
2010
Article cites the research on Weddell seals' fuel usage of Dr. Stephen Trumble, assistant professor of biology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences.
Jun
14
2010
Three Baylor photography professors -- Journalism Department Chair Clark Baker, associate professor of art Susan Dunkerley Maguire and assistant professor of art Susan Mullally -- judged the Texas Photographic Society's 24th Members' Only Show.
Jun
9
2010
VIDEO LINK: interview in English with Dr. Joan Supplee, The Ralph L. and Bessie Mae Lynn Professor of History and faculty advisor for Baylor's MOAS team about her team's experiences while attending the Model Organization of American States in Lima, Peru.
Jun
8
2010
For two months, artist Clara Dutton worked on a three-paneled image of a creature she loves -- the elephant. She often wept as she painted.
Jun
7
2010
This has been a record-breaking year for the Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University in terms of art acquisitions and donated art done by well-known artists.
Jun
4
2010
The research of Dr. Stephen Trumble, assistant professor of biology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, is cited.
Jun
4
2010
Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences was a guest on Glenn Beck's Founders' Fridays show, discussing Methodist preacher George Whitefield.
Jun
4
2010
Part two of an interview by Chuck Tryon, an assistant professor of film and media studies at Fayetteville State University, with Dr. Chris Hansen, assistant professor and director of the Film & Digital Media Division in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, about the process of making an independent film.
Jun
4
2010
Waco Tribune Herald, June 3, 2010 Those attending the Baylor Theatre production of "OTMA" enter through a pair of doors into a small set with four cots covered by olive blankets and little more. Welcome to the final days of the four Grand Duchesses of Russia, the daughters of Czar Nicholas II, the last Romanov to rule Russia as emperor.
Jun
3
2010
The Weddell seal is one of the deepest diving seals on earth and can hold its breath underwater for up to 90 minutes in their native habitat of Antarctica. Scientists have just begun to unravel what physiological characteristics in the seals' swimming muscles allow them to dive so deep and for so long. But now, new research from biologists in Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences has found that there is a switching of fuel usage as this animal goes from a non-diving pup to a juvenile diver.
Jun
3
2010
Chuck Tryon, an assistant professor of film and media studies at Fayetteville State University, interviews Dr. Chris Hansen, assistant professor and director of the Film & Digital Media Division in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, about the process of making an independent film.
Jun
2
2010
Column about finding happiness quotes Dr. Michael Frisch, psychology professor in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences and pioneer in positive psychology, who has found 16 different areas of life that contribute to a person's happiness.
Jun
2
2010
New research from biologists in the College of Arts and Sciences has found that there is a switching of fuel usage as Weddell seals go from a non-diving pup to a juvenile diver. The study is the first to show that an animal has the ability to switch what type of fuels they burn in their muscles.
Jun
2
2010
Dr. Robert Doyle, professor and chair of the biology department in the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, who also is the director of Baylor's Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research, is quoted.
Jun
2
2010
EMBEDDED AUDIO LINK: Dr. Jim Kendrick, assistant professor of film at Baylor University, was interviewed by host Jeremy Hobson about George Romero's latest movie, Survival of the Dead, and how unusual it is for a zombie movie to be a huge moneymaker.
Jun
2
2010
Psychology professor Dr. Gary Elkins' research into hypnotic relaxation therapy to treat hot flashes is profiled.
Jun
2
2010
Column by Dr. David A. Smith, a senior lecturer in American History, about the continuing need for more art in public spaces in Waco.
Jun
2
2010
Dr. Larry Lyon, professor of sociology at Baylor University, is quoted about how difficult it is for the public that they can do little to help during the disastrous oil leak in the Gulf Coast.
Are you looking for more News?