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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...

2009-12-16 12:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTracking Technologies (www.teletracking.com) today announced a multi-year agreement with Dallas-based Baylor Health Care System to license its Capacity Management Suite(TM) powered by TeleTracking XT(TM) across the 14-hospital system. The agreement also includes a consulting engagement with TeleTracking's patient flow process redesign division, Avanti Patient Flow Services. After a comprehensive evaluation process, the Baylor system chose...

2009-12-11 16:49:00

DALLAS, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Health Care System's website - BaylorHealth.com - took home the gold at the thirteenth annual Healthcare Internet Conference and silver at this year's W3 Awards. The Healthcare Internet Conference awards program recognizes the best websites of healthcare organizations, online health companies, pharmaceutical and medical equipment firms, suppliers and business improvement initiatives. More than 1,100 entries were received from a wide range...

2009-12-11 16:51:00

DALLAS, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They feature real patients, real stories and are now real winners. Baylor Health Care System's advertising campaign titled "Real Patients, Real Stories" won Platinum in the Best Branding Campaign from HealthLeaders Media's annual awards event held in Chicago this fall. Baylor teamed with the Dallas-based advertising agency Revel United, to create the non-traditional spots. The documentary-style ads feature actual patients who candidly - and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'