News Archives – February 2013

Feb
21
2013
WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2013) - Baylor University Board of Regents Chairman Richard Willis announced today that Todd D. Still, Ph.D., professor of Christian Scriptures, holder of The William M. Hinson Chair of Christian Scriptures at George W. Truett Theological Seminary and chair of the University's Faculty Senate, and Taylor Hoogendoorn, a junior Baylor Business Fellow from Elmhurst, Ill., with majors in economics, finance and mathematics, have been elected to serve one-year terms as non-voting Faculty and Student Regents, respectively.
Feb
21
2013
Latest gift helps fund scholarships for DeBakey Scholars who carry on legacy of family that "revolutionized the field of medicine"

WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2013) - During a special campus ceremony today, Baylor University accepted a $500,000 gift from the DeBakey Medical Foundation to expand the Michael E. DeBakey, Selma DeBakey and Lois DeBakey Endowed Scholarship in Medical Humanities. With this gift, the Foundation has invested $1 million in the DeBakey Scholarship fund, which was established in 2009.
Feb
11
2013
Coming soon to the Baylor campus: a new home for the Hankamer School of Business that would offer nearly 40 percent more space for its students and faculty, to be built on the east side of campus near the Baylor Sciences Building and the upcoming East Village Residential Community. The new 275,000-square-foot business school facility …
Feb
11
2013
WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2013) - Baylor University presented the Baylor Founders Medallion to Regent Emeritus and Baylor alumnus, Drayton McLane Jr. during today's Founders Day ceremony in Waco Hall. As one of the University's most distinguished awards, the Founders Medal was established in 1969 to recognize men and women whose service and contributions have been unusually significant to the life and future of the University.
Feb
11
2013
WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2013) - Baylor University presented the Baylor Founders Medallion to Regent Emeritus and Baylor alumnus, Drayton McLane Jr. during today's Founders Day ceremony in Waco Hall. As one of the University's most distinguished awards, the Founders Medal was established in 1969 to recognize men and women whose service and contributions have been unusually significant to the life and future of the University.
Feb
8
2013
WACO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2013) - At its February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved public fundraising for a new 275,000-square-foot business school building that will expand the school's size and reach by nearly 40 percent.
Feb
7
2013
WACO, Texas (Feb. 7, 2013) -- Byron Johnson, Ph.D., director of Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion, has been named Big Brother of the Year Lone Star, an award recognizing outstanding volunteers who provide exceptional and life-changing impact through one-on-one mentoring to children who face adversity.
Feb
5
2013
Waco & Addison, Texas (Feb. 5, 2013) - Entrepreneurship students in Baylor University's Accelerated Ventures Program, who launch a new online business as part of their course work, can continue to grow their companies after graduation as part of a new partnership agreement with the Town of Addison, Texas.
Feb
1
2013
WACO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2013) -Baylor University welcomes Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., The Clyde S. Kilby Chair Professor of English at Wheaton College, as the next guest speaker in its Honors College lecture series. The event will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in the Drawing Room of Memorial Residence Hall, 1425 S. Seventh St.
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