Dec
19
2014
Baylor welcomes local children for annual Santa’s Workshop

Baylor welcomes local children for annual Santa’s Workshop

Every fall semester as Christmas draws near, large boxes begin appearing in the corners of the Baylor campus. Just as quickly, they begin to fill with toys donated by Baylor students, faculty and staff for local children. [SEE PHOTOS of the 2014 Santa’s Workshop] It’s all part of Baylor’s annual Santa’s Workshop. Earlier this month, …

"A Baylor Christmas" Special to Air on Texas, Louisiana TV Stations

WACO, Texas (Dec. 17, 2014) – “A Baylor Christmas,” an hour-long program created from the performances of the orchestra and combined choirs of the Baylor University School of Music, will air on television during the Christmas holidays.

Baylor University Building Hours for Christmas Break

Baylor University Building Hours for Christmas Break

In observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays, Baylor University facilities will have altered hours and administrative offices will be closed Dec. 24-Jan.4.

Baylor Students in Inaugural ‘Philanthropy Lab’ Course Present $100,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Baylor Students in Inaugural ‘Philanthropy Lab’ Course Present $100,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

WACO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2014) – Thirty Baylor University students in the university’s first Philanthropy Lab course spent the fall semester learning more than just the history and philosophy of giving back. They also gained $100,000 worth of real-world experience.

Baylor Dedicates Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium

Baylor Dedicates Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium

Just months after opening McLane Stadium, the magnificent new on-campus home of Baylor football on the banks of the Brazos River, Baylor University today dedicated its newest "jewel on the Brazos" – the $18.1 million Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium.

Beer, Beef and Politics: Findings at Viking Archaeological Site Show Power Trumping Practicality

Beer, Beef and Politics: Findings at Viking Archaeological Site Show Power Trumping Practicality

WACO, Texas (Dec. 3, 2014) — Vikings are stereotyped as raiders and traders, but those who settled in Iceland centuries ago spent more time producing and consuming booze and beef — in part to achieve political ambitions in an environment very different from their Scandinavian homeland, says a Baylor University archaeologist.

Texas No Kid Hungry Receives $38,000 Grant From Tom Thumb/Randalls To Fight Childhood Hunger

Texas No Kid Hungry Receives $38,000 Grant From Tom Thumb/Randalls To Fight Childhood Hunger

DALLAS/HOUSTON/AUSTIN, TEXAS (Dec. 3, 2014) – The Texas No Kid Hungry Campaign has received a $38,000 grant from Hunger Is to help solve childhood hunger. Texas No Kid Hungry, a statewide branch of the campaign led by Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative, was nominated by the managers of Texas Tom Thumb and Randalls stores, and funds were made possible by their customers who contributed generously during a month-long in-store fundraiser this spring.