Archived News – September 2010

Arts & Sciences News

Sep
28
2010
Bryan Brooks, associate professor in Environmental Science at Baylor is quoted on wastewater toxicology.
Sep
28
2010
Baylor University drama student Lauren Crook appears in film about adoption and family relationships.
Sep
28
2010
Article about the Texans/Cowboys rivalry in Houston quotes ESPN studio host Trey Wingo, who earned his BA in Speech Communication from Baylor in 1985.
Sep
28
2010
Dr. Robert W. McCollum received his bachelor's degree from Baylor in 1945.
Sep
28
2010
Series on journalism departments and how they are adapting to the new media landscape includes comments from Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, about the importance of journalism graduates being able to perform new media skills at a professional standard.
Sep
28
2010
Art by master artists -- Jewish Marc Chagall and Catholic Georges Rouault -- is showcased at Baylor University Mayborn Museum.
Sep
28
2010
Article about geothermal energy and its prospects in Central Texas quotes Dr. Larry Lehr, senior lecturer in environmental science, College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor.
Sep
20
2010
Baylor junior Carrington Marzett, who once battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from MD Anderson for her 12 different Children's Art Project designs.
Sep
20
2010
The album features the solo work of Brett Allen, a film major at Baylor.
Sep
20
2010
Barry Hankins, a professor of history at Baylor is quoted on the influence of evangelist Francis Schaeffer.
Sep
20
2010
Art exhibit "What I Keep" was created by Susan Mullally, a Baylor art student.
Sep
20
2010
Guest column by Dr. Paul Froese, associate professor of sociology, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor and author of "The Plot to Kill God" and the forthcoming "America's Four Gods".
Sep
20
2010
Justice of the Peace Robert Whitaker earned his bachelor's degree in political science and a law degree from Baylor, will teach colleagues about victims' rights and rights of the accused.
Sep
14
2010
AUDIO LINK: radio interview with Dr. Mary Ann Faucher, associate professor of nursing and program coordinator of the nurse-midwifery program at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing; CKNW AM 980 s the highest-rated talk radio station in Vancouver, B.C.
Sep
14
2010
Dr. Chris van Gorder, associate professor of religion at Baylor University, is quoted in an article about how a Florida church's threat to burn the Quran evoked some of history's worst acts of religious persecution -- including the Nazis' burning of Torahs.
Sep
14
2010
The research of Dr. Matthew Stanford, professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, into the biology of sinful behavior is cited.
Sep
14
2010
Opinion article written by Dr. Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history and senior fellow at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion.
Sep
14
2010
Baylor's ceramist-in-residence and arts professor Paul McCoy presented at the European Woodfire Conference in Germany.
Sep
14
2010
Dr. Michael Attas, a physician and professor of medical humanities at Baylor, writes about an upcoming conference at Baylor on "Human Dignity and the Future of Health Care".
Sep
14
2010
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Dr. Chris van Gorder, associate professor of religion at Baylor University, offers insight about Islam and religious extremism in the wake of a small Florida church's decision not to burn the Quran.
Sep
13
2010
Baylor University will honor Dr. Edward Burger, the recipient of the 2010 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching at a recognition luncheon from 12:15 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Cashion Academic Center, Room 500, in the Hankamer School of Business.
Sep
13
2010
Baylor University along with the National Science Foundation and the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) are sponsoring a combined field and research conference Sept. 21-26 at the Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, Ariz. that will address several key questions relating to fossilized soils called paleosols and soil surface systems.
Sep
10
2010
The Martin Museum of Art kicks off the fall semester with two exhibitions featuring some wildly diverse media.
Sep
9
2010
Dr. Linda Plank, registered nurse and a lecturer in nursing at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas, is quoted about a study on working conditions for nurses in magnet and non-magnet hospitals.
Sep
9
2010
Linda Plank, lecturer at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing, is quoted about fatigue in nurses and its possible effect on patient safety.
Sep
9
2010
In video and audio recordings being transcribed by Baylor University students and to be archived at Baylor, more than 70 other people recounted how they narrowly escaped lynching, witnessed it or lived in fear of it.
Sep
9
2010
Baylor brother-and-sister graduates Anand, BBA '10, and Gitanjali, BSFCS '07 Venkatrao developed Love It or Lose It, an iPhone application that serves as "an instant fashion poll".
Sep
9
2010
article quotes Dr. Larry Lehr, senior lecturer of environmental sciences at Baylor, who is also the general manager of the Castleman Creek Watershed Association.
Sep
8
2010
With the federal holiday of Constitution Day -- Friday, Sept. 17 -- on the horizon, contemporary constitutional politics in the free exercise of religion is a topic for reflection by Dr. Jerold Waltman, R.W. Morrison Professor of Constitutional Studies at Baylor.
Sep
8
2010
Dr. Matthew Stanford, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, discusses the fact that biological predispositions do play a role in behavior which the Bible defines as sinful, while emphasizing the authority of God and the abundant grace God has for those struggling with habitual sin.
Sep
7
2010
On Sunday, Sept. 19, Mission Waco and the Church Under the Bridge will host the educational/prayer Walk for the Homeless, recognizing Susan Mullally's work and those who shared their life stories with her.
Sep
7
2010
Dr. Mary Ann Faucher, associate professor of nursing and program coordinator of the nurse-midwifery program at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas, is quoted about a new educational program offered at that school that is aimed at reducing the number of unnecessary cesarean sections.
Sep
7
2010
Singer-songwriter Terry Roller, a Baylor University professor of art, and other musicians are organizing the Stars Over Texas Jamboree, a Waco music venue that will offer a family-friendly, non-bar environment.
Sep
7
2010
Waco Tribune-Herald arts columnist Dr. David A. Smith, a senior lecturer in history at Baylor University, writes about planned public art memorial for a World War II hero from Waco.
Sep
7
2010
Roundup of autumn entertainment events in Waco includes several at Baylor, among them "Sacred Texts, Holy Images: Art by Georges Rouault and Marc Chagall" at Mayborn Museum and Makoto Fujimura at the Martin Museum of Art.
Sep
2
2010
Article cites the hypnotic relaxation therapy research of Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor, who found that mental images of a cool low-temperature scenario reduces the intensity of hot flash symptoms for women.
Sep
2
2010
Dr. Richard Couey, professor emeritus of Health Sciences at Baylor, was a speaker.
Sep
2
2010
Article about Christian practitioners emphasize the therapeutic qualities of the teachings of Jesus cites "Spiritual Emotions: A Psychology of Christian Virtues" by Dr. Robert C. Roberts, Distinguished Professor of Ethics, who devotes a chapter each to explaining the Christian origins of the "emotion-virtues" of contrition, joy, gratitude, hope, peace and compassion.
Sep
2
2010
New assistant professor Daniel Buck earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from Baylor where he also taught Theatre Appreciation, Acting for Non-majors and Acting: Shakespeare.
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