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    One professor’s crusade to keep music alive

One professor’s crusade to keep music alive

A Baylor associate professor’s collection of Black gospel music will be permanently featured in the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture in 2015.

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    Smithsonian comes calling – Associate professor preserves black gospel music in exhibit

Smithsonian comes calling – Associate professor preserves black gospel music in exhibit

What started out as a fascination of gospel music turned into a project fueled by Baylor associate professor Robert Darden’s passion for keeping it alive.

The Royce-Darden Collection of black gospel music is set to be a part of the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

The museum, under construction on the National Mall in Washington, is scheduled to open in 2015.

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    Journalism professor awarded for diversity work

Journalism professor awarded for diversity work

Surprised is the best way Dr. Mia Moody-Ramirez, assistant professor of journalism and media arts, said she could describe how she felt when she was told she won the 3rd Annual BU Diversity Award.

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Word Records celebrates own homecoming at worship service

Chris August and Sidewalk Prophets will perform at 7:30 today on Fountain Mall as a part of Baylor’s Homecoming worship service, but their performances will also be the conclusion of another celebration, the 60th anniversary of Word Records, a company started by a Baylor student.

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    Children’s series author talks fictional world, publishing

Children’s series author talks fictional world, publishing

Halloween may be over until next year in real life, but in “The Octobers,” a new fictional children’s book series written by two Baylor graduates, it is never over.

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    Legacy honored: Former professor receives first-ever Legacy in Journalism Education award

Legacy honored: Former professor receives first-ever Legacy in Journalism Education award

In 1961, John F. Kennedy was elected the 35th president of the United States, the film “West Side Story” was released, Abner McCall assumed the presidency of Baylor and the university’s journalism department gained a new professor whose teaching would leave a mark that has lasted decades.

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Journalism professor talks impact of stories

Robert Darden, associate professor of journalism at Baylor, never thought he would go into teaching, but it has been “an extraordinary journey.” Of course, that’s only part of his story.

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    Darden garners esteemed Baylor award

Darden garners esteemed Baylor award

The English have a word for Robert Darden’s feelings once he was notified he had won: Gobsmacked.

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    Former Bear writes, directs ‘Brotherhood’ movie

Former Bear writes, directs ‘Brotherhood’ movie

Adam Buckley, a Sigma Zeta Chi pledge, sits blindfolded in the back of a van. He learns that the final fraternity initiation requires a convenience store robbery. Minutes later, a fellow pledge is shot.

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    Darden garners esteemed award

Darden garners esteemed award

The English have a word for Robert Darden’s feelings once he was notified he had won: Gobsmacked.

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