Archived News – April 2013

Arts & Sciences News

Apr
30
2013
Sixty students from the College of Arts & Sciences were recognized as "Outstanding Students" in their major fields of study at Baylor's 2013 Academic Convocation on April 19.
Apr
29
2013
WACO, Texas (April 29, 2013)--The 14th annual Black Glasses Film Festival will screen films directed and created by students from film and digital media division of Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences.
Apr
24
2013
Way to go, Baylor Nation: Your generosity has led to The President’s Scholarship Initiative topping its $100 million goal ahead of schedule! At this semester’s final Dr Pepper Hour Tuesday afternoon, Baylor President Ken Starr shared the good news with a Barfield Drawing Room crowd full of students, faculty and staff, alums and friends of the university …
Apr
22
2013
WACO, Texas (April 22, 2013) - The department of theatre arts at Baylor University will present Mad Forest April 23 through April 28 in Mabee Theatre of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. Performances through Saturday will begin at 7:30 p.m., with matinees offered on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Apr
22
2013
Dr. William H. Bellinger Jr., chair and professor of religion and The W. Marshall and Lulie Craig Chair of Bible, has been named the 2013 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
Apr
19
2013
WACO, Texas (April 19, 2013)--Fossil, nuclear and renewable energy sources are undergoing profound changes. The world is gradually shifting from coal and oil to the energies of the future. This transition is the subject of the energy documentary film "Switch." Now playing at more than 300 universities, Baylor's department of geology will present a screening of the movie at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, in Bennett Auditorium of Draper Academic Building, 1420 S. Seventh St.
Apr
18
2013
The explosions Wednesday night in West have shocked and saddened us all. We are eager to be of assistance. LATEST BAYLOR UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013: Blood Drive TODAY on the Baylor Campus
Apr
18
2013
WACO, Texas (April 18, 2013) - Three preeminent scholar/teachers from the University of Missouri, New York University and Universith of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as finalists for Baylor University's 2014 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, the only national teaching award - with the single largest monetary reward of $250,000 - presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching. The winning professor will be announced by Baylor in spring 2014.
Apr
11
2013
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2013) -- Jim Diaz-Granados, Ph.D., chair of the department of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, has been named chair of the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP), a national organization.
Apr
11
2013
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2013) -- An acute dose of alcohol may cause greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory in the elderly than in young people, according to a study by Baylor University.
Apr
4
2013
Eight Baylor students received honors and more than $750 in cash prizes April 3 in the 2013 Student Literary Awards, held in conjunction with the annual Beall Poetry Festival at Baylor.
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