News Archives – August 2012

Aug
29
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2012) - Baylor University today celebrated the midpoint of construction on the Jim and Nell Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center with a "Topping Out" ceremony at the site of the new facility. Made a reality through a generous lead gift from Waco residents Jim and Nell Hawkins, the center will propel the Baylor Tennis program to new heights.
Aug
24
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 23, 2012) - From Day One of Baylor's existence, chapel has been a part of the lives of students and faculty. Chapel not only offers an opportunity to escape from the typical classroom setting, but it stimulates fellowship through worship and theological learning within the Baylor community.
Aug
24
2012
AUSTIN, Texas (Aug. 24, 2012) - The Texas Access to Justice Foundation (TAJF) has announced grants to 11 nonprofit organizations - including Baylor Law School - that will help fund legal aid services for Texas veterans. With these grants, public interest and pro bono lawyers will be able to provide legal representation to low-income Texas veterans with basic civil legal problems such as denial of benefits or disability, family law matters arising from deployment and other issues that may arise due to a veteran's absence from home during military service.
Aug
22
2012
Baylor University's Staff Council announced today the Endowed Scholarship Fund Honoring Baylor Staff has reached its goal and will begin disbursing funds to students in fall 2012.
Aug
15
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2012) - In East Africa, the complex interaction of geologic processes and climatic changes over the past 35 million years have shaped the extraordinary diversification of over 2,000 species of cichlid fish in Lakes Victoria, Malawi, and Tanganyika.
Aug
14
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 14, 2012) -- Baylor University announced today a gift in excess of $7 million from the estate of esteemed economist, educator and civil servant Dr. Richard Benjamin Goode of Washington, D.C., which primarily will benefit the Richard and Liesel Goode Endowed Academic Scholarship Fund.
Aug
9
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 9, 2012) - Waco and McLennan County residents are reporting higher rates of feeling safe in their local neighborhoods, according to survey results released today by Baylor University's Center for Community Research and Development (CCRD).
Aug
7
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 7, 2012) - In a continuing effort to provide alumni, parents and the general public with a convenient online ordering system for Parents and Family Weekend, Homecoming special events and single-game football tickets, Baylor University will launch single-game and event ticket sales on Wednesday, Aug. 8.
Aug
6
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 6, 2012) - For the second year in a row, Baylor University joined an elite group of universities named to The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2012 Honor Roll as one of the country's "Great Colleges to Work For." Only 30 national universities identified by The Chronicle as "large four-year colleges" were awarded honor roll status.
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