News Archives – May 2013

May
30
2013
To watch Mary Kujak glide through the halls of her high school, you can immediately tell she is completely at ease. Mary has already compiled an amazing list of accomplishments during her time at Ridgewood High School.

Mary has really become a shining star. She is the class valedictorian at Ridgewood High School, the winner of a prestigious Barnes Scholarship, and an all-county athlete in four sports.
May
17
2013
Julie Hamilton met Fujimura during her studies at Baylor over their mutual love of Georges Rouault. Leaving Texas, she traveled to Duke for graduate studies in theology and art history, interning a summer at Dillon Gallery. She is currently a creative resource scholar for the Fujimura Institute and recently contributed a chapter for Fujimura's retrospective monograph Golden Sea concerning his work in collaborative and performance art due out this May.
May
14
2013
On May 11, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Taylor Roth (University Scholar) on her recent appearance on Jeopardy, a popular trivia game television show, despite suffering from an inoperable brain tumor.
May
13
2013
Brent Salter, a Baylor Interdisciplinary Core student, senior international studies and journalism major from Bulverde, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Salter received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English at a university in Moldova.
May
8
2013
Taylor Roth is a University Scholar major and enrolled in the Honors Program in Baylor's Honors College. Two years ago, doctors told Taylor Roth she would likely be dead within 10 months from an inoperable brain tumor. On May 8, the Baylor University junior, who has far surpassed that prognosis, will achieve a lifelong dream: Appearing on the television trivia game show "Jeopardy!"
May
7
2013
Each year, following the Phi Beta Kappa initiation banquet, one undergraduate scholar is chosen to present a lecture hosted by The Pulse, Baylor University's undergraduate journal. The 2013 lecture will be presented by David Welch. Welch is a senior from Bastrop, Texas, majoring in great texts of the western tradition in Baylor's Honors College. His lecture is titled "The Expanded Problem of Hiddenness for Christian Theodicies." It regards "the problem of divine hiddenness - why, when we look around at the world, it is not obvious that it is ordered by a perfectly loving, omnipotent God - from a Christian point of view," said Welch.
May
7
2013
Two current Honors College seniors, Taylor Kohn and Brent Salter, have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship - the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.
May
7
2013
Written in the Latin language, Roman literature remains an enduring reflection of the culture and traditions of ancient Rome. Baylor University's Honors College welcomes Joseph Farrell, Ph.D., professor of classics at the University of Pennsylvania, for a lecture on Roman antiquity.
May
7
2013
This article recounts discussions that took place at the symposium on "iFaith? The Church in the Digital Age," hosted by Baylor's Truett Seminary. Dr. Doug Henry, Ph.D., associate dean of the Honors College and a professor in the philosophy department, is quoted.
May
2
2013
In the fall of 2012, the Baylor University's Honors College and Livingston+McKay LLC composed and produced a series of radio spots for the Honors College to air on Inside Baylor Sports. These three spots won a 2013 Communicators Award of Distinction in this international communications competition. Read the full press release below.
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