Archived News – August 2010

Arts & Sciences News

Aug
30
2010
Dr. David Smith, senior lecturer in American history at Baylor University, writes about the decrease in arts funding in public education.
Aug
27
2010
Article about a new study published in the journal Biogeochemistry and co-authored by Dr. Bill Hockaday, assistant professor of geology at Baylor, College of Arts and Sciences, about influence of human activity on carbon dioxide in a major river.
Aug
27
2010
Interview with Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, about incorporating digital media in the classroom from her article in the Journal of Magazine and New Media Research.
Aug
25
2010
Article quotes and cites a research paper by Baylor physicists, including former Baylor graduate student Richard Obousy, Ph.D. '08, that details how a warp drive could be used to propel a spacecraft.
Aug
25
2010
Article about a new study co-authored by Dr. Bill Hockaday, assistant professor of geology at Baylor, College of Arts and Sciences.
Aug
24
2010
Dr. Barry Hankins, professor of history, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, discusses how religious groups take a central role in the culture wars, which Hankins details in his new book "Jesus and Gin: Evangelicalism, the Roaring Twenties and Today's Culture Wars".
Aug
24
2010
Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted about incorporating digital media in the classroom from her article in the Journal of Magazine and New Media Research.
Aug
24
2010
Dr. Martin Medhurst, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted about politicians who might be facing "diminishing returns" for going public with ethics rules violations.
Aug
24
2010
Film makers and twin brothers Nick and A.J. Detisch graduated from Baylor with degrees in film and digital media.
Aug
24
2010
PARADE's College A-List includes Baylor as one of top universities for health sciences. PARADE is America's most widely read magazine, with a readership of more than 71 million readers through more than 515 of the nation's newspapers.
Aug
24
2010
Baylor sociologist Rodney Stark is quoted.
Aug
24
2010
Bill Hockaday, an assistant professor of geology at Baylor is co-author of a Rice University study on the influence of human activity on carbon dioxide in a major river.
Aug
24
2010
Dr. Robert W. Pryor, who earned his BS in biology from Baylor in 1973, will succeed Dr. Alfred Knight as president of Scott & White Healthcare.
Aug
20
2010
Baylor history professor Barry Hankins discusses how religious groups take a central role in the culture wars, which Hankins details in his new book "Jesus and Gin: Evangelicalism, the Roaring Twenties and Today's Culture Wars".
Aug
19
2010
Baylor history professor Barry Hankins' book "Jesus and Gin: Evangelicalism, the Roaring Twenties and Today's Culture Wars," was published this month.
Aug
16
2010
VIDEO LINK. Dr. Suzy Weems, chair of the department of family and consumer sciences, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is interviewed about how eating spicy foods can actually cool you down.
Aug
11
2010
Baylor University's department of mathematics is taking a lemon and making it into lemonade with the construction of a new specialized learning space, the Mathematics Technology Classroom.
Aug
11
2010
Playwright, actress and director Chris Cragin earned her BFA in directing from Baylor in 2005.
Aug
10
2010
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: story about the hypnotic relaxation therapy research of Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor.
Aug
9
2010
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: story about a planned drawdown at the Lake Waco Wetlands quotes Dr. Marty Harvill, senior lecturer of biology, College of Arts and Science at Baylor.
Aug
6
2010
A Baylor University theatre graduate and a member of Baylor Communication in New York have been nominated for New York Innovative Theatre awards for their performances in leading roles in New York City.
Aug
3
2010
An online Mexico news site focuses on the work of Dr. Lori Baker, associate professor of anthropology, forensic science and archaeology, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, who used DNA samples to help identify immigrants who have died crossing the border and reunite the remains with their family members.
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