News from Baylor

[Jim Roberts]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2016) – Yes, you spend a lot of time on social media. You might even check your phone every few minutes to see how many people have liked your latest Facebook post. But are you addicted?
[Baylor Xavier 1]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2016) – Baylor University and Xavier University of Louisiana have announced the creation of a domestic exchange program that will expand educational and cultural opportunities for students at both universities.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2016) – On Tuesday evening, the University received notice from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that it will investigate a complaint filed by Baylor’s former Title IX Coordinator. An OCR review of this nature results in a broad, comprehensive look at policies, procedures and practices for a specified number of years: in this case, from the Fall of 2014 to the present. Interim President David E. Garland immediately assured OCR the University will cooperate fully with the investigation.
[Taylor Symposium]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2016) – Baylor University and Baylor Scott & White Health are partnering to host a half-day symposium focused on the stigma of depression and to promote access to behavioral health resources.
[Rosie Rios]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2016) — Rosie Rios, U.S. Treasurer from 2009 to 2016, will present a lecture at Baylor University on “My Life in Treasury: Financial Crisis to Currency Design” at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Room 250 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
[LHSON Rendering Atrium]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2016) – At its regular Homecoming meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents today announced a significant gift from Baylor Regent Emeritus Drayton McLane Jr., B.B.A. ’58, his wife, Elizabeth, and the McLane family toward the renovation of Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) in Dallas.
[Movie monday1]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2016) — This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a performance from the Campus Orchestra and Symphonic Band and a lecture from a former U.S. Treasurer.
[Alexei Krindatch]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2016) – Alexei Krindatch, research director for the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the U.S.A., will present a lecture on the presence and influence of Eastern Orthodox Christianity in the U.S. at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17, in Cox Lecture Hall of Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave.
[Scary Movies]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2016) — James Kendrick, Ph.D., associate professor of film and digital media in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, is a Hollywood film historian and an expert on cult and horror films. While horror is not everyone’s favorite genre, Kendrick says, horror films are known to have a universal appeal.
[lariat broadcast1]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2016) – The Lariat, Baylor’s student newspaper, is now broadcasting across the greater Waco area.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 12, 2016) – This Halloween, a Baylor creative writing professor is urging readers to resurrect their interest in short stories.
[homecoming bonfire]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2016) – Baylor Homecoming, a long-running tradition chock full of reunions, a bonfire, a parade and football game, is this coming weekend. Find everything you need to know about the events right here.
[design 1]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2016) – The environment can have a big impact on people’s emotions, interior design students learned through a class project to create an interior design plan for a local grief counseling center.
[Marvin Mickle]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2016) – Marvin McMickle, Ph.D., president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, will present a lecture on “Religious Liberty and Racial Injustice: Can You Have One without the Other?” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in Miller Chapel of Tidwell Bible Building, 600 Speight Ave.
[Hispanic Education Summit 1]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2016) – Baylor University will serve as host of the 7th annual National Hispanic Education Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Bill Daniel Student Center on the Baylor campus.
[Doug Welch]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 7, 2016) – Baylor University announced today that Doug Welch, who has served as Associate General Counsel at Baylor University since 2006, has been named as the University’s Chief Compliance Officer (CCO).
[Benny Golson]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 7, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events.
[Baylor Skyline]
The incident that led to the Baylor Alert earlier today has been resolved with an arrest by the Waco Police Department. (Update 8:56 p.m.)
WACO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland has announced the appointment of Kristan Tucker as Baylor’s Title IX Coordinator, effective immediately.
[Family leisure]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2016) — While family fun often is associated with new and exciting activities, family leisure spent at home in familiar pastimes may be a more effective route to happiness, according to a Baylor University study.
[Gift of Grace Hymn]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 4, 2016) — Every fall, colleges and universities around the country teem with first-year students, who are excited – and maybe a bit anxious – to begin this new chapter in their lives. For the past nine years, Baylor University freshmen taking those tentative first steps on campus during summer orientation have been welcomed to Baylor in a very meaningful way – with an original hymn of encouragement written especially for them.
[2016 Missions Fair]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 4, 2016) – Baylor University Missions will host the 2016 Missions Fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave.
WACO, Texas (October 3, 2016) — Like all accredited universities, Baylor is governed by an independent Board of Regents who strive to reflect the University's many constituencies. Though this volunteer board brings to their service to Baylor a variety of backgrounds, interests and areas of expertise, Regents share a single goal: the continued advancement and support of an academically strong and Christ-centered Baylor University.
[Andrew Balio]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 30, 2016) – Acclaimed trumpeter Andrew Balio will perform with the Baylor Symphony Orchestra as part of the Distinguished Artist Series at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, in Jones Concert Hall, located within the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 30, 2016) –Baylor University students helped a class of Marlin ISD third-graders learn about the world of possibilities, both literally and figuratively, beyond the walls of their classroom.
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