Faculty & Staff News: News from Baylor

Feb
26
2015

Academy for Leader Development Welcomes Bryan Stevenson for Lecture on “Just Mercy”

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Baylor University’s Academy for Leader Development will welcome Bryan Stevenson, J.D., to its annual lecture series at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, in Waco Hall.

Feb
26
2015

Baylor Lariat TV Newscast Debuts Today at 11 a.m. CT

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – For the first time in its 115-year history, the Baylor Lariat campus newspaper will launch its first television newscast at 11 a.m. CST Thursday, Feb. 26. Baylor will be one of 12 universities from four continents participating in the Global News Relay.

Feb
26
2015

Baylor Nursing Instructor Receives D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award for Neonatal Nursing

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Cheryl Riley, D.N.P., lecturer and coordinator of the Neonatal nursing program in Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, received an award for excellence in neonatal nursing by D Magazine.

Feb
26
2015

Baylor University Entrepreneurship Program to Host New Venture Competition

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) — Let the games begin.
Baylor University's entrepreneurship program is preparing to host its Fourth Annual Baylor New Venture Competition Friday, Feb. 27 to Saturday, Feb. 28.

Feb
26
2015

Mechanical Engineering Professor Lesley Wright Honored with 2015 SAE International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Lesley Wright, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, was honored with the 2015 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award for her work as faculty adviser for Baylor Baja.

Feb
25
2015

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.

Feb
25
2015

Renowned Scholar To Speak In Honor of Former Baylor Professor

WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2015) – It seems only appropriate for one great man to honor another.

Jerome McGann, Ph.D., University Professor and John Stuart Bryan Professor of English at the University of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker in a celebration of the career and legacy of former Baylor professor of English Clement Goode, Ph.D., at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the McLean Foyer of Meditation in Armstrong Browning Library.

Feb
23
2015

Academy for Leader Development welcomes human rights advocate to campus

The Academy for Leader Development will welcome Bryan Stevenson to campus as part of its Academy Lecture Series at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 in Waco Hall.

Feb
23
2015

Baylor Delays Opening Until 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24; Law School Classes Will Begin at 9:15 a.m.

WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2015) – Because of icy conditions on local roads, bridges and overpasses, Baylor University will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. All Baylor offices will open at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, and classes will begin at 9:30 a.m. Classes at Baylor Law School will begin at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Feb
23
2015

University Open Today (Monday, Feb. 23, 2015)

WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2015) – Baylor University will operate its regular schedule today (Monday, Feb. 23, 2015). All offices are open, and classes will be held. As officials monitor the weather, please continue to check <a href="http://www.baylor.edu"><b>www.baylor.edu</b></a> and your Baylor email and follow <a href="http://www.twitter.com/baylor"><b>@Baylor</b></a> on Twitter for updated information.

Feb
23
2015

UPDATE: Baylor to Close at 1:15 p.m. Today (Feb. 23, 2015), Law School Classes Will Be Canceled Following 2:15 p.m. Class

WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2015) – Baylor University will close early at 1:15 p.m. today (Monday, Feb. 23, 2015) because of inclement weather conditions. Offices will be closed, and all classes after 1:15 p.m. have been canceled. The 2:15 p.m. class at Baylor Law School will be held as scheduled. However, all classes at the law school after 2:15 pm. have been canceled.

Feb
20
2015

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.

Feb
20
2015

Baylor’s Annual Nursing School Gala to Feature NFL Stars Robert Griffin III, Mike Singletary

WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2015) – Located in the heart of Dallas, Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing will host its fourth annual “Going for the Gold Gala” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Hilton Anatole.

Feb
20
2015

Classics Professor Takes Friendship Beyond the Grave

WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2015) – Julia Hejduk, Ph.D., professor of classics in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, spends a lot of time with dead people.

Feb
20
2015

Documentary about The New York Times Plagiarism Scandal of 2003 Will Be Shown Feb. 24

<b>Former reporter Macarena Hernández, whose work was plagiarized, will speak about her experience</b>
WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2015) — The documentary “A Fragile Trust” tells the story of the biggest plagiarism scandal in the history of <i>The New York Times,</i> and Macarena Hernández, now the Fred Hartman Distinguished Professor of Journalism at Baylor University, is the reporter whose work was plagiarized.

Feb
19
2015

Film Expert Discusses Gender Bias in Hollywood, 2015 Oscar Nominees

WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2015) – Christopher Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and director of the film and digital media program in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses this year’s Oscar nominations and the role of gender in filmmaking.

Feb
19
2015

Film Expert Discusses Gender Bias in Hollywood, 2015 Oscar Nominees

WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2015) - Christopher Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and director of the film and digital media program in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses this year’s Oscar nominations and the role of gender in filmmaking.

Feb
19
2015

Strawberry Festival coming to Penland Crossroads

Strawberries, Strawberries everywhere! The Annual Strawberry Festival will provide you with all the strawberry treats you can handle between 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 at the Penland Crossroads. Each station at the Crossroads will be filled with strawberry treats, desserts, and bites. Come get your fill and join in on the Strawberry celebration.

Feb
18
2015

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.

Feb
17
2015

Register now for RG3's Salute to Fitness

Join Baylor legend and Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on March 7 at the Ferrell Center for RG3's Salute to Fitness.