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May
4
2017
Baylor students study community needs, award grants to 12 nonprofits
Baylor students study community needs, award grants to 12 nonprofits
Not an average lecture-style course, Baylor University’s philanthropy and the public good class directs thousands of dollars to nonprofit groups after students determine where the money will best improve the community. “Every semester, I get to bear firsthand witness to a remarkable collaboration, a confluence of generous donors, inspiring community partners and bright students who are eager to understand and enrich their community,” said Andrew P. Hogue, Ph.D., director of the Philanthropy and Public Service Program and a senior lecturer in the Honors Program in Baylor’s Honors College.

May
4
2017
Fulbright ETA recipient hails from Frisco
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.
Apr
24
2017
When Character No Longer Counts
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.