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11/19/2014
In an effort to unite different cultures at Baylor, the first International Culture Show will showcase 11 cultural performances with more than 100 students competing for a grand prize of $500.

The free show, presented by Omega Delta Phi, will begin at 7 p.m. today at Minglewood Bowl.
10/15/2014
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2014) — “Marching to Zion: Celebrating and Preserving Black Sacred Music” — Baylor University’s 2014 Pruit Symposium — will bring together leading voices in black gospel music for conversation, celebration and music on Thursday, Oct. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 25, on the Baylor campus.
10/15/2014
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2014) – In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Baylor University Hispanic Student Association will host ABC News correspondent and “What Would You Do?” anchor John Quiñones during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, on the fifth floor of Cashion Academic Center.
9/25/2014
Efforts to raise awareness of the perilous situation faced by our brothers and sisters in Christ as well as other persecuted peoples in Iraq and Syria have been held on campus in recent days. This resource page covers some of those efforts and supplies links to ways concerned people can help.
7/25/2014
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Baylor in Zambia


By Larry Little


A blossoming partnership between Baylor and the only Christian university in Zambia is providing hope and a future for some in a country where 1 in 15 children is orphaned.

1/9/2013
For 20 years, M. Clayton & Associates has studied colleges and universities across the United States, seeking to find institutions committed to helping African American students graduate. From more than 800 schools nationwide, they've published a list of the "88 Best Colleges for African Americans" -- a list that includes Baylor University. To make the [...]
2/24/2012
Baylor University's Center for Christian Music Studies will present Karen Ward, an ordained Episcopal priest and the curator of All Souls' "PopUp Church" in Portland, Ore., as this semester's innovator of the Hearn Innovators in Christian Music Series.
2/24/2012
Incoming Baylor University freshmen are invited to apply now for Fall 2012 Engaged Learning Groups (ELGs), which offer a unique living/learning opportunity for incoming students, combining a challenging interdisciplinary academic program with a supportive residence community. Topics for the next round of ELGs are Hispanic Families in Transition, Medical Sciences and Scriptures and Heritage.
2/3/2012
Dr. Bernard LaFayette, co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), will be the guest speaker at the Baylor University Association of Black Students' 25th annual Black Heritage Banquet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, on the fifth floor of Cashion Academic Center on the Baylor campus.
1/31/2012
Baylor University will welcome several distinguished speakers and performers to campus this spring. Below is a list of the lectures, conferences, symposia, and performances that will be held during February at Baylor.
1/27/2012
Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary will host the inaugural T.B. Matson Foundation Ethic Lecture at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Paul W. Powell Chapel in the seminary, 1100 S. Third Street.
1/26/2012
The Tau Alpha Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity at Baylor University will host the Eight Annual Battle on the Burning Sands Step Show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave.
1/24/2012
"'Have You Seen Our Gospel Choir?' Worship, Music and the Integration of Races in Multiracial Churches" will be the topic of a lecture presented by Dr. Gerardo Marti, L. Richardson King Associate Professor of Sociology at Davidson College in Charlotte, N.C., at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in Bennett Auditorium on the Baylor University campus. The event is free and open to the public.
1/17/2012
The Baylor film and digital media division of the department of communication studies will show its first Texas Independent Film Network movie screening of the spring semester at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, in Room 101 of Castellaw Communications Center, 219 Baylor Ave.
1/13/2012
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed, and no classes will be held on Monday, Jan. 16.
1/13/2012
To honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Baylor University students and organizations have the opportunity to take part in a day of service on Monday, Jan. 16. Students will prepare lunches for fellow volunteers with Baylor's Campus Kitchen Project, or partner with the Heart of Texas Urban Gardening Coalition to volunteer at one of 15 different gardening sites across the Waco community.
1/10/2012
A chapel service celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at Miller Chapel in the Tidwell Bible Building on the Baylor University campus. The service will be preceded with a rally and candlelight march beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Speight Plaza and concluding at Miller Chapel.
1/3/2012
WACO, Texas (Jan. 3, 2012) - Humble people are more likely to offer time to someone in need than arrogant people are, according to findings by Baylor University researchers published online in The Journal of Positive Psychology.
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