Baylor Magazine

September/October 2002: Features

Pulitzer Prize-winning author provides compelling portrait of nation's second president as devoted public servant

As rates of childhood obesity reach epidemic levels in the United States, health experts are concerned that America is raising a generation of couch potato kids.

Eating foods rich in lycopene could help prevent prostate cancer

Precedent-setting president seeks ways to represent entire student body

As an 18-year-old freshman in August 1987, Frank Shushok unpacked his belongings from the family car and moved into Brooks Hall, eager to begin his college experience. Three weeks later, he was ready to leave.

Involvement in campus volunteer program leads to a new friendship for Regents scholar

From the ruins of 9/11 emerged a deeper love for New York, a 'city of miracles'

Baylor's golf teams have played on borrowed courses for decades, but with Bear Ridge they have a new "home, sweet home"

Baylor Magazine asked a number of its alumni who now serve as pastors to share Sunday-after sermons with us at this one-year anniversary of September 11

Increasingly, music ministers are getting caught in the cross fire of how today's churches sing God's praises

When Chaos Comes - Psalm 46

Along Fifth Street

Associate dean initiates conversation across 'the pond' on higher education

Alum No. 1 pick by British magazine Management Today

Peggy Wehmeyer, the first national religion correspondent for a major television news network, will be presented with the 2002 Baylor Communications Award during the annual President's Media Luncheon Aug. 27.

Acclaimed historian Shelby Foote, author of the three-volume The Civil War: A Narrative, and Ernest Gaines, author of the best-selling book A Lesson Before Dying, will present lectures at Baylor in October.'

Baylor's newest mascot named for First Lady Sue Sloan

Baylor will host some of the world's leading theoretical physicists as well as historians and philosophers of science this fall at the Dirac Centenary Conference Sept. 30 to Oct. 2.

Program gives income- and estate-tax relief when saving for educational expenses

Dr. Robert B. Sloan Jr., president of Baylor University, delivered this sermon Oct. 7, 2001, at First Baptist Church, Waco.

How should we respond to this terrorist attack?
I Peter 5:6-11

Running for refuge