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Jan
13
2017
Baylor Set To Launch Social Innovation Collaborative
Baylor Set To Launch Social Innovation Collaborative
In Fall 2017, with the aid of seed support from the Office of the Provost, Baylor will launch the Baylor Social Innovation Collaborative (BAY-SIC). Led by Andy Hogue, Ph.D., director of the Philanthropy and Public Service Program and senior lecturer in the Honors College at Baylor, BAY-SIC will bring together faculty, staff, and students in efforts to discover and develop innovative ways to promote human flourishing. Social innovation is an approach to tackling complex, “wicked” problems that involves cross-sector collaboration and multiple strategies and experiments.

Jan
14
2017
William Peter Blatty, Between Time and Eternity
Dr. Thomas S. Hibbs, Distinguished Professor of Ethics & Culture and dean of the Honors College, reflects on the life, legacy, and contribution of American writer and filmmaker William Peter Blatty.
Jan
13
2017
How Faulkner Convinced Me Not to Become an Astronomer
Alan Jacobs, Distinguished Professor of the Humanities in the Honors Program, recounts how a childhood love of science-fiction novels paved the way for his discovery of author William Faulkner. Though Jacobs had once dreamed of becoming an astronomer, calculus quickly changed his mind. Instead, he uncovered a love of literature and the value of good writing for its own sake.