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2015
Happy 170th birthday, Baylor University!

Happy 170th birthday, Baylor University!

It’s a phrase that fills every Texas-born Baylor Bear (and even many from outside the Lone Star state as well) with pride. It’s a simple phrase, found on the Baylor seal, that tells of Baylor’s beginnings: “Chartered in 1845 By The Republic Of Texas.” While Texas was still an independent nation, the vision for Baylor …

Baylor University Student Awarded Fellowship from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Baylor University Student Awarded Fellowship from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) – Sarah Guberman, a senior studying environmental science at Baylor University, has been awarded a fellowship through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Program.

Truett Seminary at Baylor University Receives $500,000 Lilly Endowment Grant to Strengthen Preaching

Truett Seminary at Baylor University Receives $500,000 Lilly Endowment Grant to Strengthen Preaching

WACO, Texas (Jan. 23, 2015) — Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has been awarded a $500,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. as part of the Endowment’s “Initiative to Strengthen the Quality of Preaching.”

Baylor Political Science Professors Awarded Outstanding Academic Titles by Choice Magazine

Baylor Political Science Professors Awarded Outstanding Academic Titles by Choice Magazine

WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2015) – Each year, an exclusive group of academic titles are selected by Choice, a premier source of academic books and digital resources for scholars and students in higher education. This year, two Baylor professors made the list: Jerold Waltman, Ph.D., professor of political science, for his book “Congress, the Supreme Court, and Religious Liberty,” and Timothy Burns, Ph.D., professor of political science, for his book “Shakespeare’s Political Wisdom.”

Crowder Brings Neon Steeple Tour to Waco Hall April 8

Crowder Brings Neon Steeple Tour to Waco Hall April 8

WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2015) – Baylor University will welcome alumnus (David) Crowder and the Crowder Neon Steeple Tour to Waco Hall at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8. Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 23.

Former U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf Named Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor University

Former U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf Named Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2015) – Baylor University announced today that former U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf, who represented Virginia’s 10th District in Congress from 1981 until his retirement on Jan. 3, has been named the Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom.

Martin Museum of Art Presents Karl Umlauf Exhibition and Gallery Talk

Martin Museum of Art Presents Karl Umlauf Exhibition and Gallery Talk

WACO, Texas (Jan. 16, 2015) – The Martin Museum of Art will present works by Karl Umlauf, a Baylor University art professor and Artist-in-Residence, from Tuesday, Jan. 20, through Sunday, March 1.

Environmental Health Science Hosts World-Class Spring Lecture Series

Environmental Health Science Hosts World-Class Spring Lecture Series

WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2015)—Summoning Captain Planet and the Planeteers.

Couples' Conflicts: Withdrawal or Expecting Your Romantic Partner to Mind-Read Harms Relationships, But in Different Ways, Baylor Study Finds

Couples' Conflicts: Withdrawal or Expecting Your Romantic Partner to Mind-Read Harms Relationships, But in Different Ways, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (Jan. 7, 2015) — When you have a conflict with your spouse or significant other, do you withdraw like a turtle into its shell? Or perhaps you expect your partner to be a mind reader about what ticks you off? Both of those responses can harm a relationship, but in different ways and for different reasons, according to a Baylor study.