Archived News – May 2011

Arts & Sciences News

May
27
2011
Dr. Erica Bruce, assistant professor of environmental sciences at Baylor, is quoted on her research.
May
27
2011
Dr. Erica Bruce, assistant professor of environmental sciences at Baylor, is quoted on her research.
May
27
2011
Waco gets its own taste of ancient Egypt, complete with a real mummy, and the archaeology involved in unearthing and explaining it in an exhibit beginning this weekend at the Mayborn Museum.
May
27
2011
Article quotes Dr. Kevin Gutzwiller, professor of biology at Baylor and co-author of a study on wetland habitat loss, about the importance of conservation efforts.
May
26
2011
Dr. Erica Bruce, assistant professor of environmental sciences at Baylor is quoted on her research.
May
26
2011
Dennis J. Horton, Ph.D., associate director of ministry guidance in the Department of Religion at Baylor, wrote this article describing his findings on mission trip benefits.
May
26
2011
Dr. Kevin Gutzwiller, professor of biology at Baylor and co-author of a study on wetland habitat loss, is quoted on the importance of conservation efforts.
May
26
2011
Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts at Baylor discusses her study on the differences between male and female rappers' messages about women.
May
26
2011
Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor of religion and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, is among the university experts interviewed about doomsday predictions.
May
25
2011
article about the research of Dr. Erica Bruce, assistant professor of environmental sciences at Baylor.
May
25
2011
article about a new model developed by Baylor and the U.S. Forest Service that predicts the fate of wetland habitats in the southern United States; quotes Dr. Kevin Gutzwiller, professor of biology at Baylor who co-authored the study with the USFS.
May
25
2011
article about a meeting among Baptist universities that examined questions of mission and practice quotes Dr. Bill Bellinger, chairman of the religion department at Baylor.
May
25
2011
article quotes Sung Joon Jang, associate professor of sociology at Baylor. Reports of violent crime in Waco dropped again during 2010, a reflection of statewide and national trends showing an overall decrease in crime, according to the FBI's annual crime report. Violent crimes -- including homicide, robbery and aggravated assault -- all dipped last year in Waco, as did property crimes such as burglary and larceny-theft.
May
24
2011
Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor of religion and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, is quoted on end of the world predictions.
May
24
2011
Missionary Heather Herschap, who earned her BA in psychology from Baylor in 2002 and her MDV from Truett Seminary in 2007, has written a children's book, "My Friends and I," specifically for disabled children.
May
24
2011
article about study of how people's satisfaction is influenced by government by Dr. Patrick Flavin, assistant professor of political science at Baylor, which was published in the spring issue of the journal Politics & Policy.
May
24
2011
article about a new model developed by Baylor and the U.S. Forest Service that predicts the fate of wetland habitats in the southern United States; quotes Dr. Kevin Gutzwiller, professor of biology at Baylor who co-authored the study with the USFS.
May
24
2011
article quotes Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor of religion and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, about Doomsday predictions.
May
24
2011
article about a new polarimeter developed by Dr. Kenneth Busch, emeritus professor of chemistry at Baylor, and Dr. Dennis Rabbe, chemistry laboratory coordinator at Baylor.
May
24
2011
article about a new model developed by Baylor and the U.S. Forest Service that predicts the fate of wetland habitats in the southern United States; quotes Dr. Kevin Gutzwiller, professor of biology at Baylor.
May
24
2011
blog post quotes Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor of religion and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, about end-of-the-world predictions.
May
24
2011
article quotes Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor of religion and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, about Doomsday predictions.
May
24
2011
Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, is quoted in an article about predictions that the world will end on May 21.
May
24
2011
AUDIO LINK: interview with Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor of religion and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, about end-of-the-world predictions
May
24
2011
Texas Poet Laureate Jan Seale earned her degree in English from Baylor in 1960.
May
24
2011
article quotes Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor of religion and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, about predictions the world will end May 21 and about other such predictions in the 1600s, 1800s and early 1900s during times of instability.
May
24
2011
Baylor Artist-in-Residence Karl Umlauf is one of eight Texas artists and musicians recognized in the commission's biennial naming of state artists. The Texas Commission on the Arts on Friday named Baylor University artist-in-residence Karl Umlauf as the Texas State Visual Artist 2-D for 2012.
May
24
2011
article on Baylor's discipline-specific mission trips, as well as a study by Baylor religion professor Dennis Horton about how students are affected and changed by their missions) As most college students pack up their dorms and head home for the summer, about 250 Baylor students also have their bags ready. But they aren't headed home. They are serving as missionaries in nine countries on one of 16 teams.
May
24
2011
Dr. Richard L. Blanton, the new pastor of historic New Hope Baptist Church in Waco, earned his BA in history in 1974 from Baylor. One of Waco's oldest black churches is celebrating its 145th anniversary this year with a Texas native who moved to the city after Hurricane Katrina to become its new pastor.
May
24
2011
Transcript of a live chat with Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor of religion and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, who answers questions on doomsday predictions.
May
24
2011
article about study of how people's satisfaction is influenced by government by Dr. Patrick Flavin, assistant professor of political science, which was published in the spring issue of the journal Politics & Policy.
May
17
2011
news item about research conducted by Dr. Dennis Horton, associate professor of religion at Baylor, who studied the effects of short-term mission trips on mission team members.
May
17
2011
(Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, is quoted in an article about predictions that the world will end on May 21.
May
17
2011
article about study of how people's satisfaction is influenced by government by Dr. Patrick Flavin, assistant professor of political science, which was published in the spring issue of the journal Politics & Policy.
May
16
2011
article cites a Baylor study by Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, that found hypnotherapy can ease hot flashes associated with menopause.
May
16
2011
article quotes Dr. Christian van Gorder, an associate professor of religion at Baylor.
May
16
2011
Dr. Bryan Brooks, an aquatic toxicologist at Baylor, is quoted on a study of chemical levels in waterways.
May
16
2011
Dr. Patrick Flavin, a Baylor political scientist, is quoted on a study he and others did based on a 2005 World Values survey.
May
16
2011
Osama bin Laden's role in recent years was symbolic rather than practical, said Dr. Brad Thayer, professor of political science at Baylor University, in an interview May 3 with Metroplex-based KRLD radio station.
May
16
2011
Dr. Kenneth Busch, emeritus professor of chemistry at Baylor, and Dr. Dennis Rabbe, chemistry laboratory coordinator at Baylor, have developed a polarimeter with no moving parts.
May
16
2011
Dr. Larry Lyon, professor of sociology at Baylor, is quoted about late-night hosts and how their satire of political figures influences public perception.
May
16
2011
Dr. Patrick Flavin, assistant professor of political science at Baylor, is quoted on a study he and others did based on a 2005 World Values survey.
May
16
2011
article about study by Dr. Patrick Flavin, assistant professor of political science, which was published in the spring issue of the journal Politics & Policy.
May
16
2011
article about National Park status for the Waco Mammoth Site that includes no federal funding quotes Dr. Ellie Caston, director of Baylor's Mayborn Museum Complex.
May
16
2011
Doug Weaver, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the department of religion at Baylor, comments on fascination with end of the world theories.
May
16
2011
book review of "More God, Less Crime" by Dr. Byron Johnson, professor of sociology and director of the Institute for Studies of Religion, who compiled a survey of every study between 1944 and 2010 that measured the possible effect of religion on crime.
May
16
2011
article about study by Dr. Patrick Flavin, assistant professor of political science, which was published in the spring issue of the journal Politics & Policy.
May
16
2011
Dr. David Smith, senior lecturer of history at Baylor University, writes about cities which, despite budget woes, view the arts as a worthwhile investment.
May
16
2011
Dr. Doug Weaver, associate professor of religion and director of undergraduate studies at Baylor University, is quoted in an article about a national radio network's prediction that the world will end on May 21.
May
6
2011
news brief highlights the research of Baylor psychology researchers Dr. Wade Rowatt and Megan Johnson that found that those who have high honesty and humility have higher employee ratings from their supervisors.
May
6
2011
Yolanda Clarke, who earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and Journalism from Baylor, is named elementary teacher of the year
May
5
2011
column about the 400th anniversary of the KJV Bible quotes Dr. Thomas Kidd, associate professor of history and senior Fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor, about the KJV as a "sense of one common text" for Christians and culture in general.
May
5
2011
article on study done by Dr. Dennis Horton, associate professor of religion at Baylor. Horton is quoted, and six Baylor students are mentioned or quoted about their help with the research or their mission experiences.
May
5
2011
review of Baylor Theatre production lauds its inventive approach and engaging performances. Baylor Theatre's production of "The Odyssey" so neatly compresses and conveys the essence of Homer's epic poem that it's tempting to call it a Cliff's Notes for the stage.
May
5
2011
article about a growing number of unopposed races in the Coastal Bend quotes Dr. Patrick Flavin, a political science professor at Baylor.
May
5
2011
A quote from Dr. Christian van Gorder, associate professor of religion at Baylor is included in this opinion piece.
May
5
2011
Spring neighborhood section salutes Baylor senior Chelsea Mitcham, who is a Fulbright grant recipient.
May
5
2011
article quotes Dr. Frances Beckwith, a Baylor professor of philosophy and church-state studies, about changing relationships between Mormons and Protestants.
May
5
2011
article about a study funded by the National Science Foundation and published in the May issue of the journal New Phytologist that quotes Dr. Daniel Peppe, assistant professor of geology at Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences.
May
5
2011
Dr. Dewayne Andrews earned his BS in biology from Baylor in 1966.
May
5
2011
Thomas S. Kidd, history teacher and is a Senior Fellow at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, wrote this commentary on the various versions of the Bible as the 400th anniversary of the KJV is celebrated this year.
May
5
2011
Dr. Jonathan Tran, assistant professor of religion at Baylor who specializes in theological ethics, is quoted on the morality of celebrating the killing of Osama bin Laden.
May
5
2011
Dr. Bryan Brooks, associate professor of environmental sciences at Baylor, is quoted about the mitigation and management strategies of golden algae within Lake Granbury to prevent the harmful blooms.
May
5
2011
Dr. Craig Turner earned his BA in English and history in 1969 and his MA in English in 1971, both from Baylor.
May
5
2011
article on study done by Dr. Dennis Horton, associate professor of religion at Baylor. Horton is quoted, and six Baylor students are mentioned or quoted about their help with the research or their mission experiences.
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