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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.