Announcements

[The Gathering]
3/23/2017
WACO, Texas (March 23, 2017) — Former NFL player/recovered drug addict/megachurch pastor Miles McPherson, along with a 1,000-voice choir and Christians eager to share their testimonies, will gather at Baylor University’s McLane Stadium on Palm Sunday, April 9, for The Gathering Waco, an effort to promote unity between church and community.
[Joel Allison]
3/22/2017
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) – Baylor University will host a Population Health Symposium Friday, March 24. Experts from varied backgrounds will speak during events beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Barfield Drawing Room in Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St.
[Whit Stillman]
3/21/2017
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2017) – Whit Stillman, a writer-director best known for his 1990 movie “Metropolitan,” will present the 2017 Roy B. Albaugh Lecture on March 23 and 24 at Baylor University.
[Texas Hunger Initiative banner]
3/20/2017
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2017) – The Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) at Baylor University has received a $3 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to continue its work to end hunger in Texas.
[Robert Callahan]
3/17/2017
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2017) – Three experts will speak about human trafficking in a panel hosted by the Academy for Leadership Development at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Room 250 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
[Theresa Flores]
3/17/2017
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a lecture in honor of Women’s History Month, an expert panel on human trafficking, the opening of the 2017 Baylor Art Student Exhibition and a lecture by filmmaker Whit Stillman.
[Jean Bethke Elshtain]
3/15/2017
WACO, Texas (March 15, 2017) – A symposium honoring Jean Bethke Elshtain, an American political philosopher, will be at 10 a.m. March 17.
[THI Baylor football Jamie Jacobs]
3/14/2017
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – Three Baylor University football players – who had just completed a 6 a.m. workout – teamed up with the Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) and students at La Vega Elementary School in Waco on Tuesday to raise awareness about the importance of breakfast and the work of THI in helping reduce food insecurity in Texas.
[chisholm logo]
3/14/2017
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. From 1867 to 1884, millions of herds of cattle traveled the route in the largest man-made migration of animals in history. Museums and historical centers in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas are having events honoring the anniversary of the last trail of its kind and the end of the old cowboy lifestyle.
[Catriona O'Reilly]
3/13/2017
WACO, Texas (March 13, 2017) – Baylor University will host the 23rd annual Beall Poetry Festival March 15-17, bringing three Irish poets and one poetry critic to campus.
[Amir]
3/13/2017
WACO, Texas (March 13, 2017) — “Muslims and the Making of America,” a lecture by author Amir Hussain, Ph.D., professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, will be presented on Thursday, March 16, at Baylor University.
[Nicholas Veron]
3/8/2017
WACO, Texas (March 10, 2017) – International experts will gather at Baylor University for the 11th annual Global Business Forum to explore the future of Europe March 13-17.
[Fenggang Yang, Ph.D.]
3/8/2017
WACO, Texas (March 9, 2017) – As millions of Christians worship illegally in officially atheist China, persecution of Chinese Christians and other faith groups has gotten worse in recent years, according to a new report from U.S.-based NGO Freedom House.
[Amir Hussain]
3/8/2017
WACO, Texas (March 10, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers and events, including a presentation by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the annual Beall Poetry Festival.
[Old main]
3/3/2017
WACO, Texas (March 3, 2017) – Baylor University will not hold classes Monday, March 6, to Friday, March 10, for spring break.
[Bears go bald]
3/2/2017
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2017) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing will serve as a temporary hair salon on Friday, March 17, when students and faculty will shave their heads to raise money for children’s cancer research in an event organized by the Baylor Student Nurses Association (BSNA).
[Kate Bowler]
2/27/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2017) – Kate Bowler, Ph.D., assistant professor of the history of Christianity in North America at Duke Divinity School, will lecture on the shift in leadership roles for Christian women at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in Room 102 of the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 300 Guittard Ave.
[Pat Neff Hall]
2/24/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 24, 2017) – In a report to the Baylor University Board of Regents on Feb. 17, Presidential Search Committee Chair Bob Brewton, B.B.A. ’74, of Houston, shared progress by the 12-member committee toward the recommendation of the University’s 15th president. The Committee hopes to complete its work and join the University in announcing a new president by the end of the spring semester.
[Bob Darden]
2/24/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 24, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, events and concerts, including the African Student Association Fashion Show and a black gospel music celebration in honor of Black History Month.
[Keston Lecture Russia]
2/23/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2017) – The Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society at Baylor University will hold its annual spring lecture on a timely global topic – “Today’s Russia: Religion, Politics and Society” withRussian historian, sociologist and journalist Roman Lunkin – at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in Kayser Auditorium in the Hankamer Academic Center.
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