A winter weather system blanketed the Baylor campus with up to two inches of snow on Valentine's Day. Before the snow melted that afternoon, Baylor photographers captured some beautiful scenes of a rare Central Texas winter wonderland.
Stating that the University would take self-regulating corrective actions and sanctions to "ensure that the deplorable conduct that occurred within the men's basketball program is never repeated," Baylor President Robert B. Sloan Jr. announced Thursday other major and secondary NCAA infractions regarding the men's basketball program.
For the first time in the 50-year history of College Bowl, a five-member team of Baylor students will compete for the College Bowl National Championship in April. The Baylor team will compete against a prestigious field of universities that includes Dartmouth, Cornell, Georgetown, Florida, Michigan, Chicago, Washington and UCLA.
Baylor will honor legendary Texas playwright Horton Foote at the inaugural Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival, scheduled for March 3-6 on the Baylor campus. Sponsored by the Department of Theater Arts, the festival will include a wide range of events, including a question/answer session with Foote, anticipated appearances by actors Robert Duvall, Estelle Parsons and Ellen Burstyn and the 50th anniversary production, with a professional cast, of Foote's play "The Traveling Lady."
Baylor University Press has released Genesis of an American Playwright, a compilation of essays by legendary playwright Horton Foote and edited by Dr. Marion Castleberry, associate professor of theater arts at Baylor. In the book, Foote reflects on his journey from his childhood in Wharton, Texas, through his early experiences as an actor in the theater to his vocation as a playwright.
An exhibit spotlighting scholarship and the arts at Baylor will be presented by the Baylor Libraries March 2 through April 30 in the Allbritton Foyer of Moody Memorial Library. "Creations@Baylor: Libraries Spotlight Scholarship and the Arts," formerly called "Baylor Authors and Artists at Work," is in its eighth year and features the work of 78 faculty and staff.
The training environment for Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing has earned distinction as one of the nation's highest quality work places for nurses. Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas has received notification they have been selected for the prestigious Magnet Recognition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
"Evolution as a Christian Theme" will be the topic for the Herbert H. Reynolds Lecture in History and Philosophy of Science March 2. The address will feature Dr. Ernan McMullin, the John Cardinal O'Hara Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.
"Evolution as a Christian Theme" will be the topic for the Herbert H. Reynolds Lecture in History and Philosophy of Science March 2. The address will feature Dr. Ernan McMullin, The John Cardinal O'Hara Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.
A New Testament scholar with an expertise in the Pauline letters and the history of Pauline interpretation in the early church will deliver the inaugural lecture for the Minette and Huber Lelland Drumwright Jr. Endowed Colloquium in New Testament Studies. Dr. Margaret Mitchell, associate professor of New Testament and early Christian literature in the University of Chicago's Divinity School, will speak March 4 at George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
Baylor's department of psychology and neuroscience will sponsor the Psychology and Faith Lecture March 2 on the Baylor campus. Dr. Winston Gooden, dean of the Fuller Seminary School of Psychology and associate pastor of First AME Zion Church in Pasadena, Calif., will speak on the topic of diversity.
The fourth annual Komen Central Texas Race for the Cure will be held April 3 at Heritage Square in downtown Waco. Baylor's Staff Council has selected the race as its 2004 spring project, and members are urging University teams to register before the March 10 deadline.
Caroline Rayman of the British Museum in London will present a lecture and slide show on "The Two Elizabeths" in celebration of Women's History Month. In the March 2 presentation, Rayman will compare the lives of the two British monarchs named Elizabeth and illustrate with slides from the rich collection of artifacts at the British Museum.