Archived News – June 2009

Arts & Sciences News

Jun
26
2009
Baylor University theater graduate student Michael Coon admits he's interested in people who don't fit in, and in Richard Greenberg's three-person play "The Dazzle," he finds an odd, obsessive matched pair.
Jun
24
2009
A Baylor University researcher who has studied the Eastern Screech Owl for more than 40 years says an increase in the number of the owls that are red - known as "rufus" - is another sign of global warming.
Jun
22
2009
As reports of a strong earthquake in Alaska continue to emerge today, a Baylor University earthquake researcher says this is not an unusual event in this area.
Jun
20
2009
Research trip to the lower Kenai Peninsula with Aquatic Ecology Lab superstar students (Rebecca Shaftel and Katie Zychowski) as they set up their field experiments in small, salmon-rearing streams.
Jun
19
2009
A Baylor University annual summer literacy program will receive a generous donation from Waco's Scottish Rite.
Jun
19
2009
While climate change has been an emerging topic of interest to the world community, little scientific data exists on the vulnerability and resilience of households to climate-related "shocks" and events like more intense hurricanes and prolonged drought. But now, a Baylor University researcher has explored various means by which individuals and communities are responding to weather and climate change.
Jun
18
2009
Five Baylor University students are winners in the recent 38th Annual Texas Arts & Crafts Fair in Kerrville, including one who won the highest honor -- Emerging Texas Artist.
Jun
18
2009
From pharmaceuticals to aeronautics, from electrical engineering to cryptology, Baylor's mathematics and statistics students and instructors are making an impact on the world around us.
Jun
17
2009
Dr. Myeongwoo Lee and his team of graduate and undergraduate students are spending their time studying fertility - specifically how ovulation occurs by researching how the ovaries know when to release a mature egg.
Jun
17
2009
Imagine how local businesses and emerging industries could grow and prosper if they could only tap into Baylor's wealth of research or take advantage of technical and training assistance from our partner institutions - in a one-stop venue.
Jun
17
2009
The Waco Independent School District is absolutely essential to the overall economic development and thus the long-term health of the region for a variety of reasons. The most obvious of these is that the Waco ISD is one of the largest suppliers locally of the region's workforce.
Jun
17
2009
Paul McCoy, Baylor's Ceramist-in-Residence and professor of art, is the curator of Baylor's Harding Black Ceramic Archive, which includes a large collection of Black's pottery and his entire body of glaze research, considered by many to be the largest body of personal glaze research executed in the United States during the 20th century.
Jun
17
2009
While some research being conducted in labs across the nation is focused on finding a distinct solution to a defined problem, Dr. Kevin Klausmeyer's current work is grounded in the purest of academic pursuits: learning for the sake of learning.
Jun
17
2009
associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry is researching and cataloging a wealth of knowledge on enzymes and compounds. Some of them may lead to new breakthroughs in the treatment of pervasive disease and opportunities for valuable collaborations with industrial partners in the health care sector of the economy.
Jun
17
2009
While some research being conducted in labs across the nation is focused on finding a distinct solution to a defined problem, Dr. Kevin Klausmeyer's current work is grounded in the purest of academic pursuits: learning for the sake of learning.
Jun
17
2009
Diaz-Granados, who earned his PhD in behavioral neuroscience from the University of Texas at Austin, has long been researching the lasting effects of alcohol exposure to adolescents.
Jun
17
2009
For Dr. Jaime (Jimmy) L. Diaz-Granados, the second time was the charm in securing national funding for a new idea in his lab's research on alcohol withdrawal-related seizures.
Jun
17
2009
Partnerships with Baylor and our colleges supply the skilled workforce and training that is critical to our existing and new employers. Equally important are Baylor's faculty and students who bring vitality to our downtown and region.
Jun
17
2009
Research universities have long been recognized as drivers for local and regional economic development. Although university research and development play primary roles, often overlooked are the other things a research university brings to the table
Jun
17
2009
Dr. William D. Hillis, found that the hormone angiostensin II also contributes to an increase in aldosterone production.
Jun
17
2009
Imagine enjoying the health benefits of a new medicine without suffering the unpleasant side effects that often come with it.
Jun
17
2009
Representing Baylor's schools and colleges and its more than 25 research institutes and centers, the BARI works closely with regional economic development organizations, providing prospective new businesses the potential for high technology research collaboration.
Jun
17
2009
Economic development and great universities are about attracting talented and creative people. The university's programs in arts and humanities make our community richer and enable us--Baylor and Waco--to attract the best and brightest.
Jun
16
2009
While climate change has been an emerging topic of interest to the world community, little scientific data exists on the vulnerability and resilience of households to climate-related "shocks" and events like more intense hurricanes and prolonged drought. But now, a Baylor University researcher has explored various means by which individuals and communities are responding to weather and climate change.
Jun
15
2009
Some of you might recognize the name Peter Greenberg; I didn’t. But check out his credentials: travel editor for NBC’s Today show and correspondent for Newsweek, Men’s Health, CNN and Oprah. In other words, he’s a man of some influence — and who was recently influenced by his random encounter with a Baylor alumna.
On his …
Jun
2
2009
As graduating high school seniors make their final choices on what university they will attend this fall, Baylor is already gearing up to welcome in the next group of freshman — the class of 2013. Here’s a quick glimpse at some of the faces that will be gracing campus in just a couple of months:
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Jun
1
2009
Since graduating from Baylor in 1986, ventriloquist Jeff Dunham has become one of America’s most popular comics. Dunham has not only the No. 1 bestselling stand-up comedy DVD on Amazon.com — he has the No. 2 and 3 best-sellers, too (No. 4, you might note, is Bill Cosby). Comedy Central recently signed Dunham and his …
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