Baylor in the News – Nov. 20-26, 2022

November 27, 2022

Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas (Matthew Minard/Baylor University)

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WACO, Texas (Nov. 27, 2022) – Baylor University researchers and faculty experts were featured in national and local media stories as they shared their thoughts and expertise on the benefits of divine gratefulness, using old-fashioned art form and 3D printing to open up chemistry to people with blindness or low vision and the many ways Baylor Nursing is making an impact through research and service.

Nov. 21, 2022

Christianity Today: The Science of Giving Thanks to God
In this article about a growing body of research that backs the benefits of divine gratefulness, in good times and bad, cities research by Jenae Nelson, a postdoctoral research fellow at Baylor. Though God does not need to be repaid, Nelson found that a sense of indebtedness to God in the form of wanting to repay God resulted in better social and individual outcomes than the sense of having to repay God as some form of social obligation.

APN News: Study Group’s North American partner Universities emerge amongst the top 10% in States
Study Group, India’s leading global education provider for students, has emerged as the flagbearer for Indian students aspiring to study in the States, with North American partner Universities such as Baylor among the top 10% among all American universities.

Baptist Standard: Around the State
Baylor’s Truett Seminary named Jason Vickers, Ph.D., a professor at Asbury Theological Seminary, as professor of Christian theology and The William J. Abraham Chair of Wesleyan Studies. Vickers holds a Ph.D. from SMU, where he studied under the late William J. Abraham, founding director of Truett’s Wesley House of Studies.

Nov. 22, 2022

The Christian Science Monitor: From Greece to Bangladesh, individual acts, big impact for land and water
This article lists the top five Points of Progress includes Baylor chemists reviving the old-fashioned art form lithophane to create tactile graphics readable by those with visual impairments.

Nov. 25, 2022

Baylor Connections: Jessica Peck
AUDIO: Teens today face an array of challenges that are unique when compared to those of prior generations. In this Baylor Connections, Jessica Peck, DNP, clinical professor at Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing and a pediatric nurse practitioner, unpacks ways parents can connect with their teens on mental health issues and other needs, and takes listeners inside the many ways Baylor Nursing research is making an impact through research and service.

Waco Tribune-Herald: Person of the Year: Jeremy Everett
Jeremy Everett, founder and executive director of the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, has been honored as this year’s Waco Today Person of the Year, recognizing the success of the collaborative under Everett’s leadership and how it has brought together differing sectors to combat food insecurity locally and across the nation.

Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor Law Veterans Clinic honors advocates of the year
Baylor Law Veterans Clinic recognized Curtis Brown and Dominic Braus (JD ’09) as the 2022 Advocates of the Year. The annual award honors a lawyer or lawyers who go above and beyond in providing pro bono legal service to veterans and their spouses via the Baylor Law Veterans Clinic throughout the year.


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