News Archives – April 2013

Apr
29
2013
As many Baylor University students and faculty prepared to head to sunny or snowy destinations for a spring break getaway, Baylor mission teams pursued other plans.
The Office of Spiritual Life sent 113 students, faculty and staff to six domestic and international locations.As many Baylor University students and faculty prepared to head to sunny or snowy destinations for a spring break getaway, Baylor mission teams pursued other plans.
The Office of Spiritual Life sent 113 students, faculty and staff to six domestic and international locations, including:
Apr
29
2013
Dr. Christopher B. Howard, president of Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, and Dan Hord III, BBA '89, partner in HEDLOC Investment Co. LLC and Western Property Group of Midland, were elected to the Board of Regents in January. The two will serve for three-year terms.
Apr
29
2013
Through Baylor@MCC 45 students in Baylor's fall 2012 entering class were provided a rich educational experience that drew from faculty expertise and experience on both the MCC and Baylor campuses. T
Apr
29
2013
University researchers began moving into the 330,000-square-foot Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) this spring.
Apr
29
2013
More than $100 million raised, 190 new endowed scholarships established
Apr
29
2013
For more than 35 years Baylor has conducted course evaluations at the end of each term to gather feedback from students. This spring approximately 98 percent of those evaluations will be conducted electronically, continuing a transition that began in spring 2011 with a recommendation by a faculty committee to replace paper with electronic course evaluations.
Apr
29
2013
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III was honored March 12 by both the Texas Legislature and Baylor, which announced the establishment of the Robert Griffin III (RG3) Quarterback Scholarship during "RG3 Day" at the State Capitol.
Apr
29
2013
Eight Baylor staff members are recipients of the University 2012 Outstanding Staff Awards, nominated by Baylor faculty and staff for their exceptional service to the University.
Apr
29
2013
Baylor faculty and staff publications, presentations and honors compiled in the Spring 2013 issue of BaylorNews.
Apr
29
2013
In recent weeks, letters and emails from campus liaisons - men and women who have championed care for the Baylor family - have landed in faculty and staff mailboxes introducing the Our Baylor faculty and staff giving campaign, an initiative that will occur each spring.
Apr
29
2013
The Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) at Baylor University has received a $3.5 million Community Partnership Program (CPP) contract from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) that will allow THI to develop an innovative statewide public-private partnership to expand access to food and health care for low-income Texas families through community-based research and programmatic activities. The contract is renewable for up to five years.
Apr
29
2013
Last summer Baylor installed two refills station on campus, one on the garden level of Moody Library and the other in the Bill Daniel Student Center. Almost a year later, the stations, which replaced traditional water fountains, have been used more than 22,000 times.
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