The Travel Stipend is awarded to support outstanding Honors College undergraduates in attending professional conferences. In most cases, funding is reserved for those students presenting papers at conferences.
Here's a look at the recipients of the travel stipend during the 2016-2017 school year and the various conferences and experiences that resulted.
Emily E. Martin, a senior University Scholar and Honors Program student at Baylor from Frisco, Texas, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA), which will allow her to spend the 2017-2018 academic year teaching English in Germany.
Article by Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Humanities in Baylor’s Honors Program, in which he examines how and why, during the 2016 presidential campaign, many conservative Christians abandoned a position they “once held almost unanimously: In politics, character counts.” He explores what criteria should determine a Christian’s attitude toward a political candidate, noting there is no uniform answer.