The Noble Advocate: Law versus rhetoric in the courts of the late Republic
Visiting scholar to examine the tension between sound legal argument and rhetorical flourish in one of the Republic's most famous cases.
World-renowned pianist presents personal account of the effects music and literature have on one's actions
WACO, Texas (Nov. 6, 2012) - Helge Antoni, a much sought-after pianist worldwide both in solo recitals and in concertos with orchestra, will speak at Baylor on how the arts and humanities encourage acts of compassion through one's life and work.
World Class Pianist Visits Baylor
World class pianist to perform at Baylor and discuss relationship between the humanities and the arts.
Classical Connections in the High Renaissance
Dr. Nodes explains the importance of his recent work on Giles of Viterbo.
Baylor Welcomes Dr. Joan Breton Connelly, Renowned Scholar of Greek Art and Religion
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24, 2012) - Joan Breton Connelly, Ph.D., professor of classics at New York University, will present a lecture titled, "The Parthenon Revisited: Daughters, Democracy and the Ultimate Sacrifice."
International students and scholars drawn to Baylor to study rare Biblical artifacts
Ancient biblical manuscripts. Expert professors. Eager undergraduate and grad students. That recipe makes sense at Baylor, and was exactly the scene at Armstrong Browning Library last month during the first-ever Logos Institute, a week-long summer event for students ready to analyze papyrus fragments, worship, pray, ponder universal questions such as God's existence and learn how to logically defend [...]
International Scholar-Mentors and Students Come to Baylor to Study Rare Biblical Artifacts During Summer Institute
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2012) -- Paul DuPont -- newly armed with a master's of divinity degree and with experience as an associate pastor under his belt -- turned wrestler during a recent week's visit to Baylor University. That's wrestling as in grappling with the languages of Hebrew and Greek in ancient documents. DuPont was one of 31 international students chosen to attend a summer institute at Baylor University that gave them the chance to examine rare artifacts and texts under the mentorship of leading international scholars.
Baylor Grads Win F. Ray Wilson II Award for Best Thesis
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2012) - Three Baylor University graduates -- Robert Hill, Shingo Kihira and Caleb Simone -- were recently named the 2011 recipients of the F. Ray Wilson II Award for Best Thesis, honoring undergraduate thesis writers in Baylor's Honors Program.
Baylor OVPR Welcomes UT Professor for Special Colloquium in Religion
Dr. Karl Galinsky, Floyd A. Cailloux Centennial Professor of Classics and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, will present a lecture, "Why God Chose the Time of Augustus for the Birth of Christ," at 3:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in Miller Chapel of the Tidwell Bible Building on the Baylor University campus.
Renowned Classics Scholar to Visit Baylor Through Phi Beta Kappa Scholar Program
Baylor University students and faculty will have a chance to "learn from the pagans" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Armstrong Browning Library Foyer of Meditation when visiting scholar James O'Donnell, Ph.D., professor of classics and provost at Georgetown University, presents, "The Death of the Gods: What We Can Learn from the Pagans."
Baylor Undergrad Students Get Rare Chance for In-Person Research on Ancient Manuscripts
Fragments of ancient, rare manuscripts of Greek classical poetry, Greek philosophy and Judeo-Christian Scriptures are being retrieved from papier-mâché-like mummy wrappings on loan to Baylor University -- all part of an international project that is giving undergraduate humanities students a unique opportunity for hands-on research.