March/April 2004
Baylor Magazine

Anthropologist Lori Baker's "Reuniting Families" project gives voice to the silent stories of unclaimed immigrant bodies.

In the 21st century, it is truer than ever that the world is at our fingertips. Oral and visual communication are almost instantaneous, and even the remotest parts of the globe have become accessible.

Sue Mayborn doesn't like to talk about herself, but her generosity speaks volumes

Religion sociologist Rodney Stark is outspoken, controversial and prolific - if you don't believe it, ask him.

What good is research at universities? It might make a difference in the taste of the water you drink, the mental health of your teenager, how you understand presidential candidates' rhetoric in this election year, in the health care -- or lack of it -- you receive if you live in a rural community, what kind of technology you'll use and frontline efforts against contamination of water sources. Baylor research is making a difference.

The excitement is palpable as Baylor's long-awaited museum complex prepares to open its doors.