WACO, Texas (March 7, 2014) - Baylor University today announced a variety of gifts made by alumni and friends to create the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium, an on-campus, $18.1-million facility whose final design and construction were approved in October by Baylor’s Board of Regents.
In conjunction with National School Breakfast Week (March 3-7, 2014), the Texas Hunger Initiative, based out of the Baylor University School of Social Work, has released the second edition of its Texas School Breakfast Report Card. The report demonstrates what participation in school breakfast programs looks like across the state, as school officials try to create a healthy, hunger-free learning environment for students.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2014) - Baylor University today announced the appointment of Mark A. Newton, BA '85, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of San Marcos, as director for church engagement in the University's Division of Constituent Engagement. He will begin his new duties at Baylor on March 19.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2014)-- Baylor University researchers, in collaboration with an international team of scientists, have discovered definitive evidence of the environment inhabited by the early ape Proconsul on Rusinga Island, Kenya. The groundbreaking discovery provides additional information that will help scientists understand and interpret the connection between habitat preferences and the early diversification of the ape-human lineage.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2014) - The W.R. Poage Legislative Library at Baylor University will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement with an exhibit featuring photographs, interactive video and other artifacts on display from February through June 2014. "Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement" is free and open to the public.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2014) - On Valentine's Day two years ago, 573 of some of the most famous love letters ever written were brought into the digital age through a partnership between Wellesley College in Massachusetts and Baylor University in Texas. This year and again on Valentine's Day, the two institutions have collaborated to release an expanded collection of more than 4,000 digitized letters written by and to eminent Victorian poets Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning, whose courtship and marriage made for one of the greatest literary romances ever known.