Dec. 13, 2013 Op-ed by Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr regarding Christian persecution that undermines hope for democracy in the Middle East. Judge Starr delivered a keynote address at an international conference on "Christianity and Freedom" Dec. 13-14 in Rome, co-sponsored by Georgetown and Baylor. (This op-ed was placed by Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications.)
Dec. 13, 2013 Q&A with Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr about the challenges facing higher education as tuition rises, student loan debts accumulate and recent graduates struggle to find jobs.
Baylor earned a school-record 10 All-Big 12 selections as chosen by the league's coaches, the conference announced on Wednesday. Bears garner league's Coach, Offensive Player and Offensive Lineman of the Year.
Early last week, as the Baylor campus was planning for Christmas on 5th Street, the weather was fantastic — sunny and mid 70s. But by the event Thursday night, it really was beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, as temperatures had already dropped into the 30s across Central Texas. Students’ t-shirts and shorts were …
Join the Baylor family at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 11 in the Truett Seminary Chapel for a service of prayer and worship in bringing the semester to an end and celebrate the birth of Christ. Various members of the Baylor community will lead in worship.
In addition to spreading the Gospel around the world, Christians throughout history have spearheaded efforts to abolish slavery and encourage economic growth, female literacy, a free press, education and many other advances that are the bedrock of stable, democratic societies. That’s just one of many reasons Baylor President Ken Starr gave in a recent op-ed …
Throughout the month of December, we’ve been sharing some of our favorite Baylor Christmas images on Pinterest. Based on your likes, repins and comments, here are our 10 most popular pins (so far): 10. Elf on the Shelf celebrates Baylor’s Fiesta Bowl bid 9. “Merry Christmas from Baylor” billboard on I-35 8. Baylor Bell Cloisonne …
Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite Baylor Bear? We’re here to help; here are some suggestions: * How about a book? The History of Baylor Sports is a beautiful, 350-page, coffee table book covering more than a century’s worth of Baylor athletics; make sure you use the discount code at Baylor Press to …
Ten years ago this month, much of the nation celebrated the holiday season along with Baylor, as PBS stations around the country aired “Christmas at Baylor,” an hour-long special that highlighted the music of the season as performed by student choirs and musicians from Baylor’s School of Music. More than 6 million viewers tuned in …
Dec. 5, 2013 Linda Plank, Ph.D., associate dean for academic affairs and lecturer at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing, shares her top four reasons to go into nursing, ranked by U.S. News as the second most desired profession in 2013.
Dec. 13, 2013 Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr's USA TODAY op-ed on Christian persecution in the Middle East has been picked up by dozens of Gannett Co. newspapers. Judge Starr delivered a keynote address at an international conference on "Christianity and Freedom" Dec. 13-14 in Rome, co-sponsored by Georgetown and Baylor. (This op-ed was placed by Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications.)
Dec. 10, 2013 Article by Baylor senior Baylor Business Fellow Danny Huizinga on religious freedom internationally quotes Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, who recently said, "Religious freedom emphasizes the ability of each person to exercise his or her own conscience to the fullest extent practical."
Dec. 10, 2013 Thomas Kidd, Ph.D., professor of history in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, is quoted in this article on whether the founding fathers meant Christianity or all religions when arguing for religious freedom.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 20, 2013) - In observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays, Baylor University will close from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. Baylor University administrative offices will have adjusted hours during the break. Classes will begin Monday, Jan. 13 for the spring semester.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 17, 2013) - Students who have fulfilled all degree requirements in their area of study will celebrate fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Baylor University's Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 12, 2013) - Fourteen Baylor students traveled to Chicago Nov. 23 to 26 to participate in the American Model United Nations Conference, where more than 1,000 college students from across the country participate in a simulation of the United Nations.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 12, 2013) -- Civilians traumatized by Libya's civil war in 2011 -- which left many homeless, poor and grieving -- have virtually no access to mental health professionals, but many have found healing through small groups led by Libyan volunteers who were trained by American professionals, according to a Baylor University study.