Archived News – February 2012

Arts & Sciences News

Feb
24
2012
Incoming Baylor University freshmen are invited to apply now for Fall 2012 Engaged Learning Groups (ELGs), which offer a unique living/learning opportunity for incoming students, combining a challenging interdisciplinary academic program with a supportive residence community. Topics for the next round of ELGs are Hispanic Families in Transition, Medical Sciences and Scriptures and Heritage.
Feb
24
2012
Three Baylor students were named finalists in the 15th annual Dallas Japanese Speech Contest, hosted by the Dallas Japanese Association and the Japanese Teachers Association of Texas, this month.
Feb
13
2012
WACO, Texas (Feb. 13, 2012) - Children living near coal-tar-sealed pavement are likely to receive a far higher dose of carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from incidental ingestion of house dust than do children living near unsealed pavement, and that dose is more than two times higher than the PAH dose children are estimated to receive from food.
Feb
10
2012
Baylor University has received a U.S. patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,026,483) for a process to analyze sugar samples with a novel spectropolarimeter that combines principles of spectroscopy, polarimetry and chemometrics. The process was developed by four Baylor researchers.
Feb
6
2012
One Baylor student is ready for his close-up. Grant Hall, a master's candidate of communication studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, will join the company of some of the nation's top filmmakers at the annual American Cinema Editors (ACE) Eddie Awards this month as one of three finalists in the ACE Student Editing Competition.
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