Jennifer L. Good, Ph.D., associate professor of German in the College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor University, has been selected to attend the 2012 Baden-Württemberg Seminar for American Faculty in German and German Studies this summer at the University of Tübingen in Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
The movie The Hunger Games, a story about adolescents in a post-apocalyptic survival contest, opens in theaters March 23 and offers "a perfect tale of apprehension for our time" of financial upheaval and a bleak job market, says a Baylor University culture critic and author.
Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, health disciplines, the sciences and education were among those nationally ranked in the 2013 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools" as ranked by U.S.News & World Report.
The newest motion-based video games -- which are more interactive than standard video game systems with gamepads -- are more realistic, give a greater sense of "being there" and are more enjoyable, according to findings by communications studies researchers at Baylor University. An article about their findings, based on two experiments, will appear in the upcoming issue of Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, an academic journal of MIT Press.