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2015
National survey finds Baylor in highly regarded company

National survey finds Baylor in highly regarded company

You likely have green and gold on your mind a lot, and could quickly explain to anyone why Baylor is special, why our football team deserves a playoff spot, or how a professor or program impacted your life. But what do people who don’t have that personal connection think of when they think of Baylor? …

Researchers Use Roommate Selection Data to Examine Attitudes Toward Minority Groups

Researchers Use Roommate Selection Data to Examine Attitudes Toward Minority Groups

WACO, Texas (March 3, 2015) – A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, authored by researchers from Baylor University, Texas A&M University and the University of California-Davis, examines the attitudes and preferences of white males toward black males by analyzing what affects the probability of choosing a black roommate at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Baylor President Ken Starr Announces Appointment of Dr. Todd Still as Dean of Truett Seminary

Baylor President Ken Starr Announces Appointment of Dr. Todd Still as Dean of Truett Seminary

WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2015) – Following a six-month search that drew interest throughout the country from nationally known biblical scholars, seasoned administrators and prominent Texas Baptists, Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr has announced the appointment of New Testament scholar Todd D. Still, Ph.D., as the fifth dean of Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary.

Keston Center of Religion, Politics and Society Panel to Discuss

Keston Center of Religion, Politics and Society Panel to Discuss "The Post-Soviet Challenge Today"

Baylor University's Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society will host a lecture and panel discussion titled "Defenders of the Faith: Then and Now" at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in Baylor's Michael Bourdeaux Research Center. The event will focus on how the history of Eastern European religious persecution applies to current events.

Baylor School of Music’s Distinguished Artist Series Welcomes the Takács Quartet with Lawrence Power

Baylor School of Music’s Distinguished Artist Series Welcomes the Takács Quartet with Lawrence Power

WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2015) – Baylor’s School of Music will welcome one of the world’s most widely celebrated ensembles, the Takács Quartet, and violist Lawrence Power to its Distinguished Artist Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Roxy Grove Hall.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Legendary Law Professor Matt

Baylor Mourns Passing of Legendary Law Professor Matt "Mad Dog" Dawson

WACO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Baylor Law School Professor Matt Dawson, a towering figure in the Texas legal profession and a cherished member of the Baylor Law School family. Dawson died Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the age of 98.

Baylor Students Excel at Texas Model United Nations Conference

Baylor Students Excel at Texas Model United Nations Conference

WACO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2015) – Over the weekend, 17 Baylor students of varying areas of study participated in the inaugural Texas Model United Nations conference hosted by the Osgood Center for International Studies and held at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. They brought home a multitude of awards.