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1. Dr. Michael Korpi Awarded the SMPTE Excellence in Education Medal

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2016) – Michael Korpi, Ph.D., professor of film and digital media, has been awarded the first Excellence in Education Medal Award from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).

2. This Week at Baylor – Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2016

WACO, Texas (Aug. 26, 2016) – This week, Baylor will host several notable speakers, lectures and events.

3. Three Baylor Professors Designated Master Teachers

WACO, Texas (Aug. 26, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland has announced the designation of Master Teacher – the highest honor granted to Baylor faculty members for sustained excellence in teaching – has been conferred on Corey P. Carbonara, Ph.D., professor of film and digital media, College of Arts & Sciences; T. Laine Scales, Ph.D., professor of higher education, School of Education, and associate dean of graduate studies and professional development, Graduate School; and Gaynor I. Yancey, D.S.W., professor of social work, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.

4. "Multiplicity" Exhibit Features the Elegance of Math at Martin Museum of Art

WACO, Texas (Aug. 24, 2016) – The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will host a gallery talk with the artists of its new exhibit, <i>Multiplicity,</i> at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. <i>Multiplicity</i> will run from Aug. 23 through Sept. 25 and demonstrates how art can use math to create beauty and elegance.

5. Progress Continues on Baylor University’s Implementation of Recommendations

WACO, Texas (Aug. 23, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland today provided a progress report on the implementation of recommendations for improving the University’s response to sexual violence. The recommendations resulted from the University’s external investigation launched last fall.

6. This Week at Baylor - Aug. 22-29, 2016

WACO, Texas (Aug. 23, 2016) — This week, Baylor will be hosting several notable speakers, actors and theatre professionals through multiple events. Baylor Student Activities is also reinitiating its Movie Mondays at the Hippodrome beginning next week.

7. Musical Tastes Are Cultural in Origin, Not ‘Hard-wired’ in the Brain, Study Suggests

WACO, Texas (Aug. 23, 2016) — Scientists previously thought musical preferences are “hard-wired” in the brain, but a new study of a remote Amazonian farming and foraging community suggests that musical tastes are cultural in origin. One of the study’s authors, published in the journal Nature, is Alan Schultz, Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences.

8. Sub-Saharan Africans Satisfied with Their Sex Lives, with 18 Percent Rating Them a Perfect 10, Baylor Researcher Finds

<i>Follow us on Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/baylorumedia">@BaylorUMedia</a></i> Contact: <a href="mailto:terry_goodrich@baylor.edu">Terry Goodrich,</a>(254) 710-3321 WACO, Texas (Aug. 22, 2016) — People in Africa’s Sub-Sahara region, a relatively undeveloped area, are generally satisfied with their sex lives, with the most common rating — reported by 18 percent of respondents — being a perfect “10,” according to Baylor University research presented Monday at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA).

9. Baylor University and Ken Starr Issue Joint Statement Regarding Their Employment Relationship

WACO, Texas (Aug. 19, 2016) – Effective today, Judge Ken Starr will be leaving his faculty status and tenure at Baylor University’s Law School.

10. President Garland Appoints Christopher W. Holmes as University’s General Counsel

WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland has announced the appointment of Christopher W. Holmes as the University’s General Counsel, effective immediately.