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2013-08-12 15:11:32

Tolerance toward gays and lesbians is growing within the evangelical community — long a stronghold against homosexuality — with many expressing ambivalent views about the issue, according to a Baylor University study. The emerging voice of the so-called "Messy Middle" — evangelicals who oppose homosexuality on moral grounds but support equal rights such as civil unions for gays — has strong implications for the gay marriage debate, say Baylor researchers, who will present their...

2013-08-06 08:40:06

Affinity Angel Investment Fund I Associated with the Baylor Angel Network (BAN) Joins Orange Leap Investor Group DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange Leap, LLC (www.orangeleap.com) announced today the closing of a convertible debt round, the proceeds of which will be used to further the growth of the company through the partner channel the company announced in May 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130806/LA59188LOGO) One of the new investors joining the...

2013-07-03 08:27:56

The World's Best and Brightest Students of Computing Met in St. Petersburg to Compete in the International Collegiate Programming Contest ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three students from the host university St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO) have emerged as World Champions of the 37(th) Annual World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) sponsored by IBM (NYSE:...

2013-06-27 23:43:34

One of the largest health systems in Texas goes live with lifeIMAGE to give its clinicians and medical staff access to imaging exams performed outside of its network. Newton, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Baylor Health Care System (BHCS), one of the largest not-for-profit hospital systems in Texas, recently selected lifeIMAGE and has completed an initial rollout of its electronic medical image sharing services. Throughout the next several months, these services will be deployed across the BHCS...

2013-06-19 23:25:16

July 6, 2013 3 - 4:30 pm / Ferrell Center, Baylor University in Waco, Texas Waco, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 When the town of West, Texas was largely destroyed in a recent fertilizer plant explosion, many Texans wanted to help. Shemane Nugent, (yes, married to Ted), has been teaching group fitness classes for thirty years, developed programs for Curves® International and Zumba® Fitness, and has traveled the world promoting healthy living through fitness. So naturally, the first...

2013-06-17 08:24:21

WACO, Texas, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ICPC Headquarters announced the live cast of the world's premier team programming championship, the 37th Annual World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM) at the Jubilee Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, July 3, from 9:15 AM to 5:30 PM, local time. Viewers can watch the world championship competition live at http://www.ICPCLive.com. The 2013 World Finals will be hosted...

2013-06-06 04:21:04

Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine Celebrates Successful Expansion DALLAS, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine will become the third largest BHCS facility, based on licensed patient beds, when the hospital opens its new $90 million patient tower, June 10. Only Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth are licensed for more patient beds. Baylor Health Care System (BHCS)...

2013-05-11 23:01:51

Voices Against Brain Cancer commends Baylor University student for appearing on Jeopardy despite suffering from a brain tumor. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 On May 11, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Taylor Roth on her recent appearance on Jeopardy, a popular trivia game television show, despite suffering from an inoperable brain tumor. According to Dallas News, Taylor Roth has lived with an inoperable brain tumor...

2013-05-03 08:26:45

120 Teams to Meet in St. Petersburg for the International Collegiate Programming Contest WACO, Texas, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation of elite software engineers will meet in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 30 through July 4 to compete in the 37(th) Annual World Finals of the IBM-sponsored (NYSE: IBM) Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Known as the Battle of the Brains, the world's oldest and most prestigious...

2013-04-30 08:34:22

SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey Associates, Inc. announced today that Dr. Thomas H. Lee will join Press Ganey as chief medical officer. Dr. Lee joins Press Ganey from Partners HealthCare, a not-for-profit, integrated health care delivery system in Boston where he was network president and chief executive officer for Partners Community HealthCare, Inc. Dr. Lee, a practicing physician, health care executive, and published author, brings more than three decades of...