Archived News – February 2011

Arts & Sciences News

Feb
28
2011
1999 Baylor family and consumer sciences graduate Melodie Madden Adams,who was a member of Baylor's renowned show choir, ShowTime!, when she was a student, is now an actress-singer in Nashville.
Feb
28
2011
article about Baylor English professor Greg Garrett's new book "The Other Jesus: Rejecting a Religion of Fear for the God of Love".
Feb
28
2011
article about the future of non-invasive glucose monitors mentions Baylor University researchers are testing an electronic thumb-pad sensor which detects blood glucose by measuring changes when electromagnetic energy waves pass through the skin. Diabetics are still awaiting a reliable, non-invasive means of blood glucose monitoring - one that doesn't require breaking the skin or confirmation with a traditional monitoring method.
Feb
28
2011
article about research by Robert Darden, an associate professor of journalism at Baylor, and an archived gospel collection at Baylor.
Feb
28
2011
column about pluralism and the Founding Fathers quotes Dr. Rodney Stark, Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences, from his book, "What Americans Really Believe," based on findings from the Baylor Religion Surve.
Feb
28
2011
article cites the research of Baylor sociologists Christopher Bader and F. Carson Mencken and former Baylor graduate student Joseph Baker contained in their book "Paranormal America" about Americans' paranormal beliefs.
Feb
28
2011
column by Dr. Greg Garrett, professor of English at Baylor and author, about "connecting thread" -- the theme of the need for community -- among movies nominated for Oscars
Feb
28
2011
column by Dr. David A. Smith, senior lecturer in history at Baylor University, about movies he recommends to help understand artists' methods and motivations. When it comes to Modern art, particularly painting, sometimes it's all but impossible to figure out just what was going on inside the artist's head when he or she faced off against the blank canvas.
Feb
28
2011
article about the effect of out-migration on Texas' small- and mid-sized towns known for certain ancestry quotes Dr. Charles Tolbert, demographer and chairman of the department of sociology, Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. In Bremond -- the Robertson County town with the motto "Friendly people, Polish heritage" -- the number of its residents claiming Polish ancestry has fallen more than 50 percent since 1990, according to a recent U.S. Census survey.
Feb
28
2011
article about an upcoming Poage Library exhibit on the "U.S.S.R. in Retrospect", examining life and religious persecution in the former Soviet Union quotes Dr. Chris Marsh, professor of church-state studies and director of the Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society at Baylor. To illustrate religious persecution in the former Soviet Union, Baylor University professor Christopher Marsh tells of a 23-year-old Russian woman sentenced to 10 years of forced labor for handing out Christmas cards.
Feb
28
2011
Baylor journalism professor Bob Darden has discovered that the flip sides of many classic gospel records included civil rights songs. Darden leads Baylor's Black Gospel Restoration Project.
Feb
23
2011
article about Clyde Wright and the Golden Gate Quartet who were inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in January quotes Baylor journalism professor and gospel music historian Robert Darden, who founded Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.
Feb
23
2011
articles cites the research of the Baylor Religion Survey and quotes Baylor sociologists Dr. Chris Bader and Dr. Paul Froese and their book America's Four Gods.
Feb
23
2011
article quotes Dr. Victor Hinojosa, an associate professor of political science at Baylor, and Dr. Rady Roldan-Figueroa, an assistant professor of religion at Baylor, about religious and cult iconographh. Although she bears a resemblance to the Grim Reaper, devotees believe that Santa Muerte -- meaning Holy Death or the Death Saint -- can protect her followers.
Feb
22
2011
article about research suggesting that young people are dropping religion at a greater rate than the younger adults of past years quotes Dr. Rodney Stark, Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor.
Feb
22
2011
Baylor student Lindsey Kay Hurtt, a senior majoring in professional writing, interviews Baylor English professor Greg Garrett about his latest book.
Feb
22
2011
article about the lack of memorable tradition or universal observances on Presidents Day quotes Dr. David A. Smith, senior lecturer in history and the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core.
Feb
22
2011
Psychology and neuroscience professor Gary Elkins of Baylor is quoted on his investigation into hypnotic relaxation therapy to decrease hot flashes in menopausal women.
Feb
22
2011
article about photo exhibit by Susan Mullally, an assistant professor of art at Baylor University. The 19 people whose portraits make up Susan Mullally's exhibit "What I Keep" on display at Croft Art Gallery pose with everyday objects. Letters. A girl's photo. A washboard. A room key. High school diplomas. An Army cap.
Feb
22
2011
article quotes Dr. Charles Tolbert, demographer and chairman of the department of sociology, Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences and Baylor Law professors Mike Morrison and David Guinn, both redistricting experts.
Feb
22
2011
article about Baylor journalism professor Bob Darden's discovery that the flip sides of many classic gospel records included civil rights songs. Darden leads Baylor's Black Gospel Restoration Project.
Feb
17
2011
column about the theological existence of a multiverse cites a quote from Baylor physicist Gerald Cleaver about string theory that appeared in Christianity Today
Feb
17
2011
Baylor sociologists Christopher Bader and F. Carson Mencken are quoted from their book, Paranormal America.
Feb
16
2011
article about the Texas Baptist Ministry Awards, presented by Baylor and the Baptist Standard, during the Winter Pastors' School at Baylor's Truett Seminary. Among the award recipients was James W.L. Adams, who earned his BA in religion from Baylor in 1952.
Feb
16
2011
article about technology and relationships quotes Dr. Keith Sanford, associate professor of psychology at Baylor, whose online program that help couples resolve conflicts.
Feb
16
2011
article about Baylor journalism professor Bob Darden's discovery that the flip sides of many classic gospel records included civil rights songs. Darden leads Baylor's Black Gospel Restoration Project.
Feb
16
2011
Newly appointed president of Shorter University, Dr. Donald Dowless, earned his PHD in Religion from Baylor in 1989.
Feb
16
2011
article about the mission trip experience of 2010 Baylor studio art graduate Macy Phenix, who will be take part in Restoration Gateway, an organization led by Baylor alums Tim and Janice McCall in Uganda.
Feb
16
2011
The Medical News, February 15, 2011 The new nurse-midwifery program of Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing has been given initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education's Board of Review. In the accreditation letter to Baylor President Ken Starr, the board praised the Dallas-based school's program and its coordinator -- Dr. Mary Ann Faucher, associate professor of nursing -- and faculty members "for an excellent program that will make important contributions to the underserved women and their families living in Texas
Feb
16
2011
articles cites the research of and quotes Baylor sociologists Christopher Bader and Carson Mencken about Americans belief in the paranormal.
Feb
16
2011
A lecture Monday on the role of blacks during the Civil War discussed how freed blacks and runaway slaves pushed to fight in the Union and usher in an end to slavery. James SoRelle, a Baylor University history professor who specializes in African-American history, spoke to the Fred Batts Leadership Luncheon on Monday as part of a monthlong commemoration of Black History Month
Feb
11
2011
article about Americans' belief in the paranormal quotes from a book by sociologists Christopher Bader and F. Carson Mencken of Baylor University and Joseph Baker of East Tennessee State University, which was based on research from the Baylor Religion Survey.
Feb
9
2011
Associated Baptist Press, Feb. 3, 2011 article about Baylor journalism professor Bob Darden's discovery that the flip sides of many classic gospel records included civil rights songs. Darden leads Baylor's Black Gospel Restoration Project.
Feb
9
2011
article about Baylor journalism professor Bob Darden's discovery that the flip sides of many classic gospel records included civil rights songs. Darden leads Baylor's Black Gospel Restoration Project.
Feb
9
2011
article cites the research of Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts at Baylor.
Feb
9
2011
February issue contains a relationship article highlighting the research of Dr. Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor.
Feb
9
2011
Thomas S. Kidd, an associate professor of history and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, has received an award of merit from Christianity Today magazine.
Feb
7
2011
article that looks back at a Texas secession convention that assembled in Austin 150 years ago this weekend quotes Dr. T. Michael Parrish, a Baylor University professor whose specialties include Texas and Southern history and the Civil War.
Feb
7
2011
favorable review of an award-winning drama directed by Jerry Morrison, who earned his master's degree from Baylor in 2000.
Feb
7
2011
blog post by former KC Star religion columnist Bill Tammeus features Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project and the finding by Baylor journalism professor Bob Darden that the B sides of old 45s addressed civil rights issues.
Feb
7
2011
article that looks back at a Texas secession convention that assembled in Austin 150 years ago quotes Dr. T. Michael Parrish, a Baylor University professor whose specialties include Texas and Southern history and the Civil War.
Feb
7
2011
article about the veracity of an oft-cited Mark Twain quote - "Whiskey is for drinking but water is worth fighting over" - quotes Dr. Joe Fulton, a Twain biographer and professor of English at Baylor, College of Arts & Sciences.
Feb
7
2011
Article about the veracity of an oft-cited Mark Twain quote - "Whiskey is for drinking but water is worth fighting over" - quotes Dr. Joe Fulton, a Twain biographer and professor of English at Baylor, College of Arts & Sciences.
Feb
7
2011
article about research into noninvasive blood glucose monitors quotes Dr. Randall Jean, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Baylor, who is developing a device that uses electromagnetic waves that go through skin tissue to identify glucose molecules.
Feb
7
2011
A look back at the Texas secession convention that assembled in Austin 150 years ago quotes Dr. T. Michael Parrish, a Baylor University professor whose specialties include Texas and Southern history and the Civil War.
Feb
7
2011
article about Robert Darden, an associate professor of journalism and media arts, who oversees Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.
Feb
7
2011
article about the veracity of an oft-cited Mark Twain quote - "Whiskey is for drinking but water is worth fighting over" - quotes Dr. Joe Fulton, a Twain biographer and professor of English at Baylor, College of Arts & Sciences.
Feb
7
2011
article quotes Dr. Sung Joon Jang, an associate professor of sociology who specializes in criminology at Baylor.
Feb
7
2011
The first act of Thornton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth" takes place in New Jersey, just as an Ice Age is creeping south and threatening humanity, with biblical and mythological characters dropping in as refugees. The second act, a ceremony and beauty pageant at Atlantic City's Boardwalk as a deluge triggers a flood of Noahian proportions.
Feb
7
2011
article about reigniting the excitement about aeronautics and space in the U.S. quotes Dr. Truell Hyde, vice provost for research at Baylor and director of the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research.
Feb
7
2011
article about research into noninvasive blood glucose monitors quotes Dr. Randall Jean, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Baylor, who is developing a device that uses electromagnetic waves that go through skin tissue to identify glucose molecules.
Feb
7
2011
article about research into noninvasive blood glucose monitors quotes Dr. Randall Jean, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Baylor, who is developing a device that uses electromagnetic waves that go through skin tissue to identify glucose molecules.
Feb
7
2011
article about research into noninvasive blood glucose monitors quotes Dr. Randall Jean, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Baylor, who is developing a device that uses electromagnetic waves that go through skin tissue to identify glucose molecules.
Feb
7
2011
Mr. Carillo earned a master of science degree in geology with an emphasis in geophysics from Baylor.
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