Faculty & Staff News: News from Baylor
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2014) - Former Baylor University Regent and current Baylor Health Center physician Dr. Red Covington of Waco passed away May 14 in Waco after a brief illness. He was 75.
Baylor Regents Approve On-Campus Track and Field Stadium, Move Forward in Design Development for New School of Business Building
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2013) - At their spring meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved construction of phase one of a new on-campus track and field stadium and voted to move forward in developing the design for the proposed new School of Business building.
Parking on east side of campus will be at a minimum during the summer due to several construction and maintenance projects.
Applications for fall Faculty in Residence positions are due May 31.
President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry issued the order that all national and state flags be flown at half-staff in tribute to the local, state and federal law enforcement officers who serve and protect all with courage and dedication.
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2013) - "Do not face the future with timidity nor with fear. Face it boldly, courageously, joyously." These words of former Baylor University President Samuel Palmer Brooks will be in the minds of Baylor students as they mark the completion of their studies during spring commencement exercises on May 17-18. Baylor President Ken Starr will preside over the three ceremonies, which will be held at the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive.
All bicycles remaining on campus bike racks after May 17, 2013, will be removed the week of May 20, 2013. Please take appropriate steps to remove and store your bike prior to that date. Bikes can be put back on the racks beginning the week of May 27.
Access to the Speight Esplanade between Fourth and Fifth streets will be limited May 13 through June 16 as City of Waco crews work to replace a water main.
WACO, Texas (May 10, 2013) -- Sunless tanning -- whether with lotions, bronzers or tanning pills -- has been promoted as an effective substitute to dodge the health risks of ultraviolet rays, but if the products don't provide the perfect tan, young women likely will not use them, according to a Baylor University researcher.
Crews are still at work performing emergency utility work this week on James Street between 7th and 8th streets for repairs to a gas line. James is blocked off from 7th Street back past the first entrance to the Porte Cochere behind Armstrong Browning Library. The repairs should be completed by the end of the day Friday.
WACO, Texas (May 7, 2013) - With a backdrop of Baylor Stadium rising above the banks of the Brazos River, Baylor University today celebrated significant progress in both fundraising - at $100 million in private support - and construction on the University's $250 million on-campus football stadium which is slated to open in fall 2014.
and two current Baylor seniors have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship - the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. The latest Fulbright recipients bring the number of Baylor students and/or graduates who have received the prestigious honor since 2001 to 36.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - In honor of Robert Browning's 201st birthday, the Armstrong Browning Library will host a concert and lecture as part of its annual Browning Day celebration. The event will take place at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, in the McLean Foyer of Meditation of the Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013)--More than 90 looks created by Baylor fashion students will be on display at the Cirque de la Mode fashion show this year.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Brent Salter, a senior international studies and journalism major from Bulverde, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Salter received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English at a university in Moldova.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Baylor University alumna and current graduate student Leigh Ann Ganzar of Littleton, Colo., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A 2011 Baylor biology graduate and current master's candidate in community health education (MPH), Ganzar received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year in Brazil teaching English to university students.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Baylor University alumnus Randall Fowler of Abilene, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Fowler received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English in Jordan.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Taylor Kohn, a senior University Scholar from Wichita, Kan., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. As a Fulbright recipient, Kohn will pursue his master of philosophy degree in instrumentation at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2013) - In a series of competitions that drew musicians from around the world, three Baylor students have been named finalists of the International Trombone Association's Solo & Ensemble Competitions. The students will perform at this year's International Trombone Festival June 26-29, where winners will be announced.
WACO, Texas (April 29, 2013) - Each year, following the Phi Beta Kappa initiation banquet, one undergraduate scholar is chosen to present a lecture hosted by The Pulse, Baylor University's undergraduate journal. The 2013 lecture will be presented by David Welch and will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the Reading Room of Alexander Residence Hall, 1413 S. Seventh St.