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Crane Scholar Jacob Imam Wins Marshall Scholarship
Jacob Imam, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University, has been selected as one of 32 American university students – and the only student from a Texas university – to receive the prestigious 2016 Marshall Scholarship... The premier scholarly award will allow Imam to fund his studies at Oxford University, where he will seek a master in philosophy degree (M.Phil.) in Islamic studies and history.

Crane Scholars Alum Wins National Legal Writing Award
William Carey Crane Scholars Program alum Katie Jo Baumgardner Luningham has been named the Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award Winner, one of the most prestigious national awards for student legal writing. Currently in her third year of law school at the University of Notre Dame, Katie Jo is a 2011 graduate of Baylor University.

Junior Crane Scholar Earns Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team Honors
Junior Crane Scholar Robin Landrith was named 2015 softball first team Academic All Big 12. Additionally, the Bears' catcher earned Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team honors, making her eligible to be voted a 2015 Academic All-American.

Crane Scholars Alumni Association
We are pleased to announce to you the founding of the Crane Scholars Alumni Association.

National scholarship programs come calling for Baylor students
Recent announcements of prestigious scholarships awarded to Baylor students include Crane Scholar Jeff Cross, recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship.

First ID of immigrant remains in Brooks County
Baylor forensic anthropologist and Crane Scholar mentor Dr. Lori Baker and her team reach a milestone with the first identification of an unknown immigrant's body in Brooks County, continuing Baker's efforts to bring closure for families missing loved ones

Annual Crane Scholars Retreat Planned for March
The annual Crane Scholars retreat will be held March 21-23 at Moon River Ranch. Leaders will include Elizabeth Newman, Rev. Bill Miscamble, C.S.C., Anne Langhorne Jeffrey, and Gideon Jeffrey.

Conyers Leader Gravagne & Crane Leader Buras Featured in Story on Faculty in Residence at Baylor
The Waco Tribune-Herald has a cover story today about the families of faculty in residence at Baylor that features Ian Gravagne (leader in the Institute's Conyers Scholars Program for graduate students) and Todd Buras (leader in the Crane Scholars Program for undergraduates).

Senior Crane Scholar Amy Welch Receives Special Permission to Study Roman Wall Paintings From Pompeii
Amy Welch, a senior University Scholar and Crane Scholar, traveled to Italy this summer to conduct research at Pompeii for her Honors thesis on Roman wall painting.

Crane Scholar Taylor Kohn Receives Fulbright Scholarship
Taylor Kohn, a senior University Scholar and participant in the Crane Scholars Program, is one of four current and former Baylor students who received a Fulbright Scholarship in 2013.

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