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NEWS RELEASE
April 9, 2010
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Active Minds chapter to participate in Stress Øut Week

Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University’s Active Minds chapter will participate in the fifth annual National Stress Øut Week April 12-16.stressoutweek

The week is designed to provide a prefinals stress reliever. It also educates and provides students with information about stress management, anxiety and related disorders.

Active Minds works to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. Baker’s chapter of Active Minds is the only such college organization in Kansas.

Starting on Friday, April 9 and continuing on Monday, April 12, students are urged to send a postcard during the lunch hour to anyone needing some encouragement.

Here is the remaining schedule of events:

Monday, April 12, 3:30 p.m.
Outside Harter Union

Recess: Your Favorite Class!
Release your inner child or your pent-up energy and come out for "Recess: Your Favorite Class"! Students will be playing everything from four square to Red Rover.

Wednesday, April 14, 8:30 p.m.
Fleming Plaza, outside Collins Library
ScreamFest!

Does studying for exams, writing papers, working on projects, and getting ready for finals make you want to scream!? Then join colleges across the Nation for ScreamFest.

Friday, April 16, 8:30 p.m.
BYOP Pillow Fight

Bring Your Own Pillow on the field south of Mabee Hall.

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NEWS RELEASE
April 9, 2010
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it CHRISTINE.JANSSENS

Junior pre-medicine major selected as Stowers Scholar

Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University junior Christine Janssens, a pre-medicine major from Kansas City, Mo., has been selected as a 2010 Summer Scholar at the Stowers Institute in Kansas City.

The Stowers Scholars Program June 6-July 30 is an eight-week summer experience in a stimulating scientific environment with state-of-the-art laboratories equipped with the most advanced technology. Science students will benefit from the Institute’s commitment to training in a unique environment that emphasizes its interdisciplinary approach to research.

To be considered for the program, candidates must be undergraduate students enrolled in a degree-granting program in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, chemistry, physics, computing, engineering, mathematics or a related field. They also must have completed 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework with at least a 3.5 GPA.

The scholars will be placed with a mentor in a lab or support facility and is given an opportunity to conduct significant basic biomedical research utilizing cutting-edge technology and the most advanced research techniques.

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NEWS RELEASE
April 8, 2010
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Alumni, area employers to share experiences at Career Exploration Fair

Baldwin City, Kan. — More than 20 Baker University alumni and area employers will share their experiences at Baker’s annual Career Exploration Fair on Wednesday, April 14, at Collins Gym on the Baldwin City campus. The fair is set for noon-3 p.m.

Professionals in software engineering, research, environmental careers, law, human resources, nursing, wildlife biology, social services and graphic design are expected to attend the event, visiting with current Baker students.

The event, coordinated by Baker University’s Career Development Center, assists students in job searches. The development center also helps students choose a major, explore a career, write resumes, prepare for interviews, apply to graduate school, pursue internships and attend career fairs.

For more information, contact Susan Wade, Career Development Center director, at (785) 594-8435 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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NEWS RELEASE
April 5, 2010
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Negro Leagues Baseball Museum exhibit to be on display at Baldwin City campus

Baldwin City, Kan. — The Baker University baseball program is teaming up with the National Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to showcase the great American pastime this spring in Baldwin City.

From May 17 to June 20, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will bring its traveling exhibit, “Discover Greatness,” to Holt-Russell Gallery at Parmenter Hall on the Baldwin City campus.

More than 300 baseball players and their families will make their way to Baldwin City for the exhibit, attend a throwback re-enactment game on May 31 at Sauder Field and participate in the Baker University Wildcat Wood Bat Invitational on June 10-13.

For more information on the exhibit, contact Baker baseball coach Phil Hannon at (785) 594-8493 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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