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2010-09-03 05:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Peek has been named president of Baylor Medical Center at McKinney. The facility, which is currently under construction, will open in July 2012. Peek will serve double-duty, continuing his role as chief operating officer for Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine while also assuming the Baylor Medical Center at McKinney mantle until July 2011, at which point he'll dedicate 100 percent of his time to his role as president of Baylor...

2010-08-18 18:20:21

Technology transfer has been an important function at Baylor College of Medicine for more than two decades but its impact has been felt well beyond the halls and labs of BCM. Technology transfer "“ the process of transferring research results and discoveries developed by Baylor College of Medicine faculty to the marketplace "“ has also left its mark on patients and public health. "There has been a benefit to so many patients and to public health in general from the creation of new...

2010-08-12 08:03:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world's largest event security firm, announces its three-year contract to provide event staffing services for Baylor University. Located in Waco, Texas, the Baylor Bears are a member of the Big 12 Conference and play at the historic Floyd Casey Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 50,000 and has been the home of Baylor football since the mid 1900s. CSC's Dallas/Ft. Worth branch office has been...

2010-07-27 12:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Compadre, an Austin-based packaging design and engineering company, announces a collaboration with Whole Tree, Inc., an innovative green materials company founded by researchers at Baylor University. Together, the companies will develop packaging applications using Whole Tree's composite material made in part from coconut fiber. The goal of the collaboration between Whole Tree and Compadre is to develop innovative, sustainable packaging materials that...

2010-05-26 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products, today at BookExpo America announced it has signed agreements for its TextStream Digital Print Service to provide print-to-order services for Baylor University Press and University of Wisconsin Press. Backlists for these presses -- two of the nation's top publishers of scholarly works -- will be available for quick delivery to Baker &...

2010-04-23 08:00:00

WACO, Texas, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The last place you'd expect to find a hand-written manuscript from one of the giants of 19th century British literature would be deep the heart of Texas. Yet, that is where it is. Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University recently made one of its rarest discoveries: a notebook written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning that contains the earliest known draft manuscript of "Sonnet Five" from her best-known work, Sonnets from the Portuguese....

2010-02-05 10:00:00

HARBIN, China, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Students from Shanghai Jiaotong University have been crowned the 2010 ACM (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Champions. Sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM), the competition took place today at Harbin Engineering University (HEU) in Harbin, China, home of the International Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Referred to as "The Battle of the Brains," the ACM...

2010-01-28 11:29:00

DALLAS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Sammons Breast Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has been recognized by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for its "firm commitment to offer its patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease." The center has now received a three-year, full accreditation from the NAPBC. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to...

2010-01-25 12:30:00

HARBIN, China, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The world's elite computer programmers will travel to Harbin, China next week to compete in the oldest, most prestigious computer programming contest in the World. Affectionately known as the "Battle of the Brains," the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM) will take place February 1-5, 2010. Harbin Engineering University (HEU) will host the event during...

2010-01-08 15:37:00

WACO, Texas, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most people are interested in the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Not Susan Mullally. She focuses her lens on the poor and unknown. Those who view the life-size color photographs in her exhibition "What I Keep" will look into the eyes of 20 people who have many struggles and few possessions. Mullally, an assistant professor of art at Baylor University, shot individual portraits -- with each person holding a keepsake -- beneath Interstate...