News: Crane Scholars Program

Dec
7
2015
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.
May
9
2015
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.
May
9
2015
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.
Dec
11
2014
We are pleased to announce to you the founding of the Crane Scholars Alumni Association.
Jun
9
2014
Recent announcements of prestigious scholarships awarded to Baylor students include Crane Scholar Jeff Cross, recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship.
Jun
6
2014
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
Feb
5
2014
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.
Sep
16
2013
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).
Aug
28
2013
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.
May
3
2013
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.
Apr
29
2013
David Welch, a senior majoring in great texts a participant of the Crane Scholars program, delivered the 2013 student lecture of The Pulse, Baylor's Undergraduate Research Journal, and received the Wallace Daniel Award from Phi Beta Kappa.
Feb
21
2013
Taylor Hoogendoorn, a junior Baylor Business Fellow and Crane Scholar from Elmhurst, Ill., with majors in economics, finance and mathematics, has been elected by the Baylor Board of Regents to serve a one-year term as a non-voting Student Regent.
Jan
15
2013
Crane Scholar and "third-generation Baylor Bear" Rachel Butcher is featured in a story in the latest issue of Baylor Magazine.
Jul
31
2012
Two Baylor graduates were awarded participation in the prestigious Lilly Graduate Fellow Program. Sarah Berry and Stephen Margheim, B.A.s '10 and '12 respectively, will participate in the three-year post-doctoral program. Both students participated in the Institute's William Carey Crane Scholars Program.
Jul
10
2012
IFL Director Dr. Darin Davis, Crane Scholars leader Dr. Lori Baker, and Crane Scholar Rachel Butcher were recent participants of λόγος (Logos) at Baylor, a summer institute for undergraduate and graduate students that includes first-hand study of ancient papyrus fragments and parchment manuscripts.
Jun
18
2012
Dr. Lori Baker, associate professor of anthropology at Baylor and Crane Scholars mentor, is being featured by Baylor for work she, colleague Jim Huggins, and their students performed recently to identify the remains of unknown persons in Del Rio, Texas.
May
7
2012
Caleb Simone, a Baylor graduate and Crane Scholar, is one of three recipients of the F. Ray Wilson II Award for Best Thesis, which recognizes undergraduate thesis writers in Baylor's Honors Program.
May
4
2012
Baylor University senior and Crane Scholar Taylor P. Kohn is one of this year's only 282 U.S. undergraduates awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate award in the United States and its territories in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
Apr
25
2012
Eight Crane Scholars were among those recognized as Outstanding Students at the Twentieth Annual J. Harry and Anna Jeanes Academic Convocation on April 20, 2012.
Feb
24
2012
Dr. Lori Baker, associate professor of anthropology and a leader in the Crane Scholars Program, continues to garner attention for her work collecting DNA from and compiling a DNA database of unidentified deceased immigrants found along the US-Mexico border.
Nov
8
2011
Jerry Pattengale, Assistant Provost at Indiana Wesleyan University, reflects upon his experiences at and the broader implications of the recent 2011 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, "Educating for Wisdom in the 21st Century University." His article appears booksandculture.com.
Jul
22
2011
Adam Urrutria (2007) is the latest Baylor University alumnus and former Crane Scholar to be selected as a Lilly Graduate Fellow. He joins fellow Baylor alumni and Crane Scholars Gideon Jeffrey (2010) and Amanda Weppler (2007) in receiving this honor.
Jun
21
2011
Bond West is recognized as one of Baylor's recent graduates who has been selected to receive a Fulbright grant in President Starr's newsletter, "Inside Baylor."
May
13
2011
Andrew Leistensnider will join students from across the United States and Japan for a month as a delegate to the annual Japan-American Student Conference.
Apr
21
2011
Three Baylor students - Greg Bond, George Montanez and Eduardo Torrealba - have been accepted into the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which supports graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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