Dr. David Solomon, an associate professor of philosophy and director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the inaugural Drumwright Family Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, in the Alexander Reading Room on the Baylor University campus.
The lecture, hosted by the Baylor Honors College, is entitled, "The Lure of the Secular."
"Sacred Texts, Holy Images" places religious art by the Jewish Chagall and the Catholic Rouault together, a joint showing of the master artists' well-known print series, Chagall's "Bible" and Rouault's "Miserere" -- a considerable coup for Baylor University. "To our knowledge, these two exhibits have never been shown together," said Baylor Honors College Dean Thomas Hibbs, a "Sacred Texts" organizer.
In an effort to prevent pharmaceuticals from being flushed into Central Texas waterways, the Austin City Council is likely to ask the city manager on Thursday to set up a program for residents to turn in their unused prescription drugs. Bryan Brooks, an associate professor in Environmental Science & HRC faculty fellow at Baylor, is quoted on wastewater toxicology.
The old image of higher education molding young men and women into people of character and judgment in addition to knowledge has slowly been changing over the last two centuries. Dr. Perry Glanzer serves as the faculty assistant director of the Honors Program (one of four programs in the Honors College) and is an associate professor in the School of Education. Along with professor Todd Ream, he co-authored the recently-released book "Christianity and Moral Identity in Higher Education."