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21
2014
Baylor alum wins national award for research on racial segregation in public schools

Baylor alum wins national award for research on racial segregation in public schools

Imagine being in elementary school and unable to communicate with teachers and students. You’re alienated, confused and unable to keep pace with your peers. This was Roy Castaeda’s children in the 1970s. Castaeda, whose household (pictured above) spoke primarily Spanish, brought a lawsuit against his local Texas school district, which he believed was allowing racial …

Baylor Celebrates ‘Topping Out’ of $100 Million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation

Baylor Celebrates ‘Topping Out’ of $100 Million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation

WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2014) – Since 2001, Baylor University has invested more than $1 billion in new academic, residential and athletics facilities on its campus. Today, Baylor reached the significant “topping out” milestone – or midpoint of construction – on its latest project: the $100 million, 275,000-square-foot Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. When it opens in fall 2015, the Foster Campus will provide a dynamic new home for the University’s nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Beloved Former First Lady and Founders Medallion Recipient Mary McCall

Baylor Mourns Passing of Beloved Former First Lady and Founders Medallion Recipient Mary McCall

WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2014) – The Baylor University family is grieving the loss of beloved former First Lady and Founders Medallion recipient Mary McCall, who passed away Nov. 13, at the age of 95. The wife of Baylor’s 10th President and later Chancellor Abner W. McCall, Mary’s servant heart, grace and passion for supporting the University’s students have left an indelible mark on the lives of generations of Baylor men and women.

Perioperative Nurse Week: Celebrating Patient Advocates Who ‘Constantly Deal with the Unknown’

Perioperative Nurse Week: Celebrating Patient Advocates Who ‘Constantly Deal with the Unknown’

DALLAS, Texas (Nov. 13, 2014) – In the hospital operating room, everyone has a job to do. The person in the room whose sole purpose is the well-being of the patient – no matter the situation, no matter the circumstance – is the perioperative nurse.

Regents Celebrate Significant Naming Gift from William and Mary Jo Robbins for Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University

Regents Celebrate Significant Naming Gift from William and Mary Jo Robbins for Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2014) – At its annual Homecoming meeting, Baylor University’s Board of Regents announced a significant gift from William K. and Mary Jo Robbins of Houston that will name the University’s newest academic unit focused on health-related education and research – the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University.

University of London Professor to Illuminate the Connecting Power of Ancient Religious Texts

University of London Professor to Illuminate the Connecting Power of Ancient Religious Texts

WACO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2014) – Some have heard the expression, “the Irish saved civilization.” So, did they?