Archived News – October 2010

Arts & Sciences News

Oct
28
2010
Dr. Keith Sanford, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor is quoted on his research.
Oct
28
2010
Review of new book by Baylor University sociologists Dr. Carson Mencken and Dr. Christopher Bader about their research into those who believe in the paranormal and how those beliefs tie into religion.
Oct
28
2010
Article analyzing the 17th Congressional District race quotes Dr. Thomas Myers, associate professor of political science, College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor.
Oct
28
2010
Article about the new book "God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution" by Dr. Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history and senior fellow at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion.
Oct
28
2010
Article about the local state of the Baptist denomination quotes Dr. Alan Lefever, who teaches church history at Baylor's Truett Seminary, and Dr. Larry Lyon, professor of sociology and dean of the Graduate School at Baylor.
Oct
26
2010
Feature about "What I Keep," a book by Susan Mullally, Baylor University assistant professor of art, with 43 portraits of some of the homeless who visit the Church Under the Bridge and their cherished keepsakes.
Oct
26
2010
article about churches and integration quotes Dr. Kevin D. Dougherty, assistant professor of sociology, College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor and co-author of "Race, Diversity, and Membership Duration in Religious Congregations," which was published in the August addition of the journal Sociological Inquiry.
Oct
26
2010
"America's Four Gods," a new book by Baylor sociologists Paul Froese and Chris Bader that that used polling data from the Baylor Religion Survey to break down how Americans believe in God.
Oct
26
2010
transcript of a live chat with Baylor history professor Thomas Kidd, author of God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution.
Oct
26
2010
"America's Four Gods," is a new book by Baylor sociologists Paul Froese and Chris Bader that used polling data from the Baylor Religion Survey to break down how Americans believe in God.
Oct
26
2010
America's Four Gods: What We Say About God -- And What That Says About Us" is an ambitious new book by Baylor University sociology professors Paul Froese and Christopher Bader.
Oct
26
2010
"America's Four Gods: What We Say About God -- And What That Says About Us" is an ambitious new book by Baylor University sociology professors Paul Froese and Christopher Bader.
Oct
26
2010
Baylor Research and Innovation Cooperative, a former tire factory that is being transformed into a facility for advanced engineer and science labs, is proceeding on budget and could bring billions of dollars to the Central Texas area. So far, so good is the word on the development of the research center at the former General Tire plant on Orchard Lane
Oct
26
2010
Baylor film professor James Kendrick is co-hosting a horror film festival that will include introductions to the films and a panel that will discuss how the movies address societal concerns and fears. There's more to a horror movie than a good scare, and a free three-film horror movie festival that begins Saturday at McLennan Community College's Bosque River Stage aims to show a deeper meaning to the films that make us quake in our seats.
Oct
26
2010
Q&A about a new book by Baylor sociologists Carson Mencken and Chris Bader called "Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture" that uses findings from the Baylor Religion Survey about Americans' beliefs in the paranormal.
Oct
19
2010
Religion blog post about a new book by Baylor sociologists Carson Mencken and Chris Bader called "Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture" that uses findings from the Baylor Religion Survey about Americans' beliefs in the paranormal.
Oct
19
2010
Dr. Robert M. Baird, Baylor professor of philosophy, gives keynote address to the biennial conference of the Baptist Association of Philosophy Teachers at Samford University.
Oct
19
2010
Favorable review of a new book by Baylor sociologists Carson Mencken and Chris Bader called "Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture" that uses findings from the Baylor Religion Survey about Americans' beliefs in the paranormal.
Oct
19
2010
Waco Tribune Herald, October 14, 2010 Every once in a while, we get a glimpse of the potential of the Waco art scene. As you read this, there's an internationally famous sculptor creating a piece in Cameron Park, while over at the Mayborn Museum there's a unique exhibit by two of the 20th century's most famous artists.
Oct
19
2010
The John Bunker Sands Wetland Center and Baylor have formed a partnership. Article quotes Dr. Bryan Brooks, associate director of environmental science and biomedical studies and director of environmental health science for Baylor.
Oct
14
2010
Article about the research of Dr. Kevin Doughtery, assistant professor of sociology at Baylor, who co-authored "Race, Diversity, and Membership Duration in Religious Congregations" which was published in the academic journal Sociological Inquiry in August.
Oct
14
2010
Article quotes Richard Obousy, a Baylor Ph.D student, who, along with Baylor physics associate professor Dr. Gerald Cleaver, put forth a theory on how to create a warp drive that does not violate any laws of physics.
Oct
14
2010
A new book by Baylor sociologists Carson Mencken and Chris Bader called "Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture" uses findings from the Baylor Religion Survey about Americans' beliefs in the paranormal.
Oct
13
2010
According to a new book called "America's Four Gods" by Baylor University sociologists Dr. Paul Froese and Dr. Christopher Bader, the way Americans view God falls into four categories. Froese and Bader, associate professors at Baylor University, used polling data from a 2008 survey to break down how Americans believe in God.
Oct
13
2010
Article about "America's Four Gods," a new book by Baylor sociologists Paul Froese and Chris Bader that that used polling data from the Baylor Religion Survey to break down how Americans believe in God.
Oct
13
2010
Dr. Greg Garrett, professor of English at Baylor, discusses his new book , "One Fine Potion: The Literary Magic of Harry Potter," and the spiritual meaning of the Harry Potter story
Oct
13
2010
Review of Baylor history professor Thomas A. Kidd's book, "God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution," which is lauded for "admirably" filling "a second major gap in our understanding of American religious history."
Oct
13
2010
Baylor history professor Thomas A. Kidd, author of "God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution," is quoted about a recent Pew Research survey about Americans' basic knowledge of religious beliefs.
Oct
13
2010
Article about "America's Four Gods," a new book by Baylor sociologists Paul Froese and Chris Bader that that used polling data from the Baylor Religion Survey to break down how Americans believe in God.
Oct
13
2010
Feature about "What I Keep," a book by Susan Mullally, Baylor University assistant professor of art, with photographs of homeless people she knows and their cherished keepsakes
Oct
13
2010
Article about "America's Four Gods," a new book by Baylor sociologists Paul Froese and Chris Bader that that used polling data from the Baylor Religion Survey to break down how Americans believe in God.
Oct
13
2010
The work of Susan Mullally, assistant professor of art at Baylor, is profiled in the Chronicle's new Arts & Academe blog, which features notes about arts on campus and scholarly perspectives on the arts.
Oct
13
2010
Second Thought Theatre in Dallas will be led by a pair of artistic directors, including Steven Walters, BFA '03, who was one of five Baylor graduates who founded Second Thought in 2004 and was the company's playwright in residence during its early years.
Oct
13
2010
Article about "America's Four Gods," a new book by Baylor sociologists Paul Froese and Chris Bader that that used polling data from the Baylor Religion Survey to break down how Americans believe in God.
Oct
13
2010
Dr. Kevin Dougherty, an assistant professor of sociology at Baylor, is quoted about his research showing that in nine out of ten congregations in the United States, a single racial groups accounts for more than 80 percent of the membership.
Oct
13
2010
Dr. Paul Froese, associate professor of sociology, College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor, is interviewed about "America's Four Gods," a new book co-authored with Dr. Chris Bader, associate professor of sociology, that examines how Americans differ in their personal conceptions of God and how those differences predict moral, political and religious behaviors and attitudes.
Oct
8
2010
Dr. Kevin Dougherty, a sociology professor at Baylor University, is quoted about his findings that congregations have trouble getting -- and keeping -- racially diverse members.
Oct
8
2010
Dr. Kevin Dougherty, a sociology professor at Baylor University, is quoted about his findings that congregations have trouble getting -- and keeping -- racially diverse members.
Oct
8
2010
Article cites the Baylor Religion Survey and quotes Baylor sociologists Dr. Chris Bader and Dr. Paul Froese.
Oct
7
2010
Article hits the AP wire and runs throughout Texas: Baylor art professor Susan Mullally's book "What I Keep" contains 43 portraits of some of the homeless who visit the Church Under the Bridge and the things they hold dearest.
Oct
7
2010
Playwright Chris Cragin earned her MFA in directing from Baylor in 2005.
Oct
7
2010
Baylor researchers Brian Bartram, a graduate student, and Dr. Patrick Danley, an associate professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, helped lead the study group and are quoted on their findings.
Oct
7
2010
Baylor researchers Brian Bartram, a graduate student, and Dr. Patrick Danley, an associate professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, helped lead the study group and are quoted on their findings.
Oct
7
2010
Jessica Pruszynski earned her MS and PhD in statistics from Baylor, where she received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant award from the department of statistical science in 2009.
Oct
6
2010
Thomas Kidd, associate history professor at Baylor and Senior Fellow at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, recounts the role religion played in the American Revolution.
Oct
6
2010
Waco Tribune-Herald article hits the AP wire and runs throughout Texas; Baylor art professor Susan Mullally's book "What I Keep" that contains 43 portraits of some of the homeless who visit the Church Under the Bridge and the things they hold dearest.
Oct
6
2010
Brief article about Baylor English professor Greg Garrett's new book "One Fine Potion: The Literary Magic of Harry Potter" that includes a test on the reader's knowledge of faith and Harry Potter.
Oct
6
2010
Article about the findings of a recent Pew survey on Americans' religious knowledge by Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, associate history professor at Baylor and Senior Fellow at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, and the author of God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution.
Oct
6
2010
Article hits the AP wire and runs throughout Texas; Baylor art professor Susan Mullally's book "What I Keep" that contains 43 portraits of some of the homeless who visit the Church Under the Bridge and the things they hold dearest.
Oct
6
2010
Feature on Dr. Edward Burger, the recipient of Baylor's Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, and quotes Dr. Lance L. Littlejohn, chair of the department of mathematics, Dr. Heidi J. Hornik, professor of art history and chair of the Cherry award committee and Baylor sophomore math major Adam Telatovich.
Oct
6
2010
Article about a new midwifery degree in Louisiana mentioned Baylor's nurse midwifery doctorate in nursing practice (NM/DNP) degree.
Oct
6
2010
Article about the 30th-anniversary season of "Bobby Jones Gospel," the first nationally syndicated black gospel television show, quotes Robert Darden, associate professor of journalism at Baylor University and author of "People Get Ready: A New History of Black Gospel Music."
Oct
4
2010
Dr. Marion Castleberry is Graduate Professor of Theatre Arts at Baylor and has been hired to direct the production of The Traveling Lady.
Oct
4
2010
bylined article about contaminants in waterways that quotes Dr. Bryan Brooks, an aquatic toxicologist and associate professor of environmental studies at Baylor.
Oct
4
2010
Dr. Kevin Dougherty, assistant professor of sociology at Baylor is quoted on attracting and retaining a diverse congregation.
Oct
4
2010
Louisiana Congressman Anh "Joseph" Cao, the first Vietnamese-American elected to serve in Congress, earned his BS in physics from Baylor in 1990.
Oct
4
2010
Article quotes Dr. Charles Tolbert, professor and chair of sociology at Baylor.
Oct
4
2010
Editorial about "Sacred Texts, Holy Images" displayed at Baylor's Mayborn Museum.
Oct
4
2010
"Historic McLennan County, An Illustrated History" was edited by Sharon Bracken, lecturer of journalism and media arts, College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor.
Oct
4
2010
Baylor history professor Thomas Kidd's new book " GOD OF LIBERTY: A RELIGIOUS HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION" is reviewed.
Oct
4
2010
Assistant professor of Geology, in the School of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, Dr. Boris Lau, is quoted on the work he is doing in his environmental nanoscience laboratory on the transport of particles in an aquatic environment.
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