News From Baylor
WACO, Texas (Oct. 10, 2012) - The Baylor University Bookstore will join the variety of activities planned for Parent and Family Weekend with an in-store Book Signing event on Saturday, Oct. 13, for visitors to meet and have books signed by a range of local authors and Baylor alumni.
Baylor University's Honors College Hosts Justin Shubow for a Lecture Regarding the Controversial Design of the Eisenhower Monument in Washington, D.C.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2012) - Justin Shubow, chairman of the National Civic Art Society in Washington, D.C., will be hosted by the Honors College at Baylor University for a lecture on, "A Monumental Fight: The Eisenhower Memorial and America's Historical Memory." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Alexander Reading Room of Alexander Residence Hall, 1413 S. Seventh St.
Impact of Seminaries for Maximum Security Prisoners Will Be Studied By Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion
WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2012) -- Nearly 80 inmates have become seminary students at a Texas maximum security prison in a program committed to sending "field ministers" to other prisons. Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) has been awarded a $1.3 million grant to study the impact of that program and a similar one at a Louisiana maximum security prison.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2012) - The College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor University welcomes Michael R. Waters, Ph.D., Holder of the Endowed Chair in First Americans Studies and professor of anthropology and geography at Texas A&M University. His lecture entitled "In Search of the First Americans" will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Baylor Science Building, Room B.110.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2012) - From singing contests to game nights, Baylor's department of multicultural affairs has it all. This year's Hispanic Heritage Month features different events throughout the month of October, all with different types of entertainment.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2012) - As part of the Drumwright Family Lecture Series, Robert B. Sloan Jr., Ph.D., will give an address on "Read, Watch, and Pray: A Charge to the Custodians and Prophets of the Great Texts." The third annual lecture hosted by Baylor University's Honors College will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in the Alexander Reading Room of Alexander Residence Hall, 1413 S. Seventh St.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2012) - Students who ride the After Hours Baylor University Shuttle (BUS) can now use their smart phones to track the real-time location of the shuttle as it travels through the Baylor campus during nighttime hours.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2012) - "And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." -1 Corinthians 13:13.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2012) -- Baylor University art and theatre students are joining to re-interpret a 1964 "performance art" by Yoko Ono as a tribute to a work that has been interpreted variously through the decades as anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-ageist and -- both during the Vietnam War and in the wake of 9/11 -- as pro-peace.
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