Column about the life of David Grotberg, a Baylor sophomore Honors College student from Fergus Falls, Minnesota, who was killed by a speeding motorist while riding his bike in Waco on Oct. 6, 2016. The article focuses on David’s involvement in the Honors College, the University’s marching band and Christian missions. “He lived more in 19 years than some people do in their entire lives,” his father Clark Grotberg said.
Kat Largent (BIC, Honors), Trevor Taylor and Daniel Notman (Honors, University Scholars) are competing on ESPN’s “Bracket Genius” game show. The program pits teams from schools remaining in the Sweet 16 of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament against each other in an academics-related quiz show competition with a $100,000 grand prize.
Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Humanities in the Honors Program of Baylor’s Honors College, is quoted in this article about how two British authors, J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, dominated the world’s imagination in the 20th century. “They were very convinced of their own isolation from the mainstream of intellectual culture, but through that mutual encouragement, they produced these works that ended up changing the mainstream of intellectual culture, which I am sure they would not have believed possible,” Jacobs said.