In a move designed to better reflect academic offerings and changes in the profession, the Department of Journalism and Media Arts in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences has officially become the Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media.
Fragments of ancient, rare manuscripts of Greek classical poetry, Greek philosophy and Judeo-Christian Scriptures are being retrieved from papier-mâché-like mummy wrappings on loan to Baylor University -- all part of an international project that is giving undergraduate humanities students a unique opportunity for hands-on research.
As the Sept. 21 execution date looms for a man convicted for his role in chaining and dragging a black man to his death, attention again will be focused on the small East Texas town of Jasper. The town, vilified worldwide as racist after the 1998 murder, has only partly recovered from unfair stereotyping, Baylor researchers said.
The details of where you were and what you were doing when you learned about the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, are stamped indelibly into your memory, vivid as a photograph. Or are they? No, says Charles Weaver, Ph.D., professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University.
What did you do with your summer? Some Bears hosted send-off parties for Baylor students. Some took the Baylor name abroad, as tourists or on mission trips. Some served their families in time of need, while others racked up academic honors. One husband-wife faculty team went overseas on two very different projects. Music lecturer Dr. …