WACO, Texas, (Jan. 23, 2017) — Journalist Sarah Hepola — author of The New York Times best-seller “Blackout: Remembering Things I Drank to Forget” — will speak at Baylor University on Thursday, Feb. 2.
[Immortal Ten Bridge invite]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 20, 2017) – In honor of the 90th anniversary of the tragic accident that claimed the lives of 10 Baylor students in 1927, the City of Round Rock will host a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the City Hall Council Chambers, 221 E. Main St. in Round Rock.
[Tex trombone quartet]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 20, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a forum with the Texas Select Trombone Quartet, performances of Mozart’s “La finta giardiniera” and a step show by collegiate step teams from across Texas.
[empower women]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 13, 2017) – Two Baylor University professors traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to join former U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios in the launch of Empowerment 2020, her movement to empower women leading up to the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
[MLK graphic]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 13, 2017) – This week, Baylor University faculty, staff and students will participate in several university, community and volunteer events commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16. Each year on the third Monday of January, Americans answer Dr. King’s call to serve others by coming together on MLK Day of Service to volunteer in their neighborhoods and communities. Also this week, Baylor will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a lecture and performance by pianist Helge Antoni and the opening of a new exhibition at the Martin Museum of Art.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 12, 2017) — New discoveries of mosaics uncovered in an ancient synagogue in Israel’s Galilee region will be the topic of an upcoming slide-illustrated lecture by Jodi Magness, Ph.D., director of the excavations.
[Kelley Coblentz Bautch]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 9, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host notable events, including a lecture on the origin of evil.
[Paul W. Powell memorial graphic]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 29, 2016) — Baylor University is mourning the passing of Dr. Paul W. Powell, the Texas Baptist pastor and leader who served as dean of Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary and former chair of Baylor University’s Board of Regents. Powell died Dec. 28 in Tyler at the age of 83.
[Frank Wolf]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 15, 2016) – With people of all faiths currently living through a crisis of religious freedom unparalleled in world history, the United States Congress has taken action and passed H.R.1150-Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act. Wolf, a former Virginia Congressman and holder of The Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor University, is among those who played a key role for many years in championing international religious freedom.
[Watch A Baylor Christmas]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2016) – “A Baylor Christmas,” an hour-long program produced by KWTX Television from the performances of the Baylor University Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs of the Baylor School of Music, will air on Gray Television stations throughout Texas and 12 other states during the Christmas holidays. The musical special also is available via streaming video on Baylor's YouTube channel.
[Commencement winter 2016]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2016) – As 2016 draws to a close, students of Baylor University and George W. Truett Theological Seminary will honor endings and celebrate new beginnings at commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 16, and Saturday, Dec. 17.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2016) — Baylor University will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, 2017, although some facilities will have varied hours during the break. The University will return to regular business hours on Jan. 3, 2017. Below is a list of campus holiday closures.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 7, 2016) – Do you know a high school student who is a budding – or maybe already successful – entrepreneur?
[Jason D. Cook]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 5, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland today announced the appointment of Jason D. Cook as vice president for marketing and communications and chief marketing officer. Cook comes to Baylor from Texas A&M University and will begin a transition to Baylor in mid-December.
[bella voce]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable events, including a Christmas concert and a lecture by environmental science professor Trey Brown, Ph.D.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) — The fall 2016 CaBEARet, an evening of Tony Award-winning musical theatre featuring Baylor University theatre arts students, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 in Jones Theater of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave.
[Scott K. Powers]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2016) — Scott K. Powers, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida, will present a lecture on Thursday, Dec. 1, as part of The Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM).
[general Christmas]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University will usher in the winter holidays this week with a number of festive events, including the annual Christmas on 5th Street.
[Christian Sahner]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) — Christian Sahner, Ph.D., historian of the Middle East and a Research Fellow at St. John’s College, University of Cambridge, will present a lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 30.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) – Baylor University will not hold classes Wednesday, Nov. 23, through Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of Thanksgiving.
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