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2014
President Starr welcomes “The Blind Side” couple for “On Topic” conversation

President Starr welcomes “The Blind Side” couple for “On Topic” conversation

If you’ve seen The Blind Side, you know the story of Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, and how two words — “Turn around” — changed their lives forever. (If you’re not familiar with the story, here’s a quick rundown.) The Tuohys were the latest guests in President Ken Starr’s ongoing series of “On Topic” conversations, …

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?

Baylor Again Named to “A” List for Core Curriculum

Baylor Again Named to “A” List for Core Curriculum

WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2014) – Baylor University is one of only 23 institutions nationwide to earn an “A” for its high-quality core curriculum, according to a report on the state of general education at the nation’s colleges and universities from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA). Baylor also is showcased as a “Hidden Gem” university for its additional required core classes in religion and fine arts.

Baylor Honors Family Businesses for Commitment to Community, Employees and Industry

Baylor Honors Family Businesses for Commitment to Community, Employees and Industry

Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business will honor the 2014 Texas Family Business of the Year Award winners and finalists at an awards banquet Nov. 6 at Baylor University’s Bill Daniel Student Center.