article about physical therapy has one of the occupations in greatest demand in the U.S. mentions leading accredited PT programs, including the U.S. Army-Baylor program at the Academy of Health Sciences in San Antonio.
AUDIO LINK: National Christian radio program features an interview with Dr. Rady Roldan-Figueroa, assistant professor of religion at Baylor, about Hispanic contributions to the church in America. Roldan-Figueroa's segment airs from 20:00-28:00.
In 2008, a Baylor University study found nearly a third of those who approached their local church for assistance in response to a personal or family member's diagnosed mental illness were told by their church pastor that they or their loved one did not really have a mental illness. Baylor researchers have now built upon that research and have found that depression and anxiety are the mental illnesses that are dismissed the most often.
In conjunction with the City of Woodway, Baylor University geologists have mapped the geological makeup of the area that encompasses Woodway, located west of Waco. The information is compiled on an interactive website, giving residents, city builders and developers much needed information on the best places to place structures, utilities and streets within the city limits.
Religion News Service story on Dr. Rodney Stark, distinguished professor of social sciences at Baylor and author of "God's Battalions: The Case for the Crusades," who discusses his view of the Crusades.
Dr. Carson Mencken, professor of sociology and research director for the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor, is quoted about Americans' belief in Bigfoot, including findings about paranormal beliefs from the Baylor Religion Survey.
The Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, Baylor University's renowned intercollegiate debating team, has achieved a No. 5 national ranking following season-opening tournaments at Gonzaga and Georgia State University.
a panel of pastors, professors and ethicists, including Dr. Jonathan Tran, assistant professor of theological ethics in the department of religion at Baylor, weigh in on the question: What constructive thing would you say to people who are afraid in today's world so they don't fall prey to demagogues?
article about the sculptures by Robbie Barber, associate professor of sculpture at Baylor and Chuck Jobe, a Baylor lab technician for sculpture and ceramics, that are on display as part of the Waco National Sculpture Invitational.
The Baylor University Department of Religion will host the annual McGee Lecture Series, featuring scholars Wayne Flynt and Paul Fiddes, on Sept. 24 and Oct. 7 in Miller Chapel in the Tidwell Bible Building.
Article notes that Dr. Jeff Levin of Baylor University has been named chair at the Institute for Studies of Religion Jeff Levin has accepted a distinguished chair at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion, where he will serve as professor of epidemiology and population health. He also will serve as professor of medical humanities.
1979 Baylor journalism/religion graduate Norris Burkes, now a civilian hospital chaplain and Air Force Guard chaplain, reflects on his Greek class with the late Baylor Classics Professor Richard Cutter.
Article mentions Dr. Sung-Kun Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochestry at Baylor University, and his recently patented chemical additive in partnership with researchers at Texas Tech.
(Dr. Francis Beckwith, professor of philosophy and church-state studies at Baylor, is quoted) In 2002, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof proclaimed evangelicals the "new internationalists," lauding us for engaging such issues as sex trafficking, slavery, and HIV/AIDS.
Results of a study of more than 1,600 scientists from elite U.S. universities showed biologists and economists were slightly less religious than other scientists; the study was conducted by Baylor sociology professor Jerry Park and a colleague at Rice.
Matt Singleton, who teaches with his mother and sister at the same San Antonio high school, earned his BSED in English Language Arts Reading 8-12 in 2006 and MSED in Curriculum and Instruction in 2007 from Baylor.
Dr. James Kendrick is an assistant professor of communications studies at Baylor and author of "Hollywood Bloodshed". The historic Waco Hippodrome Theatre starts off its Fall Film Series tonight with a movie that's firmly lodged in film history: Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather.
Dr. Christopher Marsh, director of the J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies and the Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society at Baylor, is quoted about Baptists and "forgetting the ideal" of separation of church and state.
Baylor sociology professor Larry Lyon is quoted about relationships in communities and the "good neighbor model" - the active volunteer, the caring friend, the helpful watcher - as St. Louis communities honor their neighbors.