News from Baylor

[Farrell O'Gorman]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2016) – Farrell O’Gorman, Ph.D., will deliver the 2016 Charles G. Smith Lecture at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in room 101 of Carroll Science Building, 1401 S. Fifth St.
[BU National Night Out]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 28, 2016) –The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) is hosting its first National Night Out event, #BUNightOut, for the Baylor residential community at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, on Fountain Mall.
[It's On Us BU logo]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) – As part of Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sexual assault prevention education and training, student members of the It’s On Us Student Advisory Council and Baylor’s Title IX Office will be sharing the It’s On Us message at Saturday’s Baylor-Oklahoma State football game at McLane Stadium.
[Trio festivale]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a performance by chamber ensemble Trio Festivale from Dublin, Ireland, and a lecture from Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) — Baylor University Theatre will present a classic musical to kick off its 2016–17 season.
[Big 12 Water Conference]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2016) – Baylor University’s department of environmental science in the College of Arts & Sciences is hosting a select group of scientists at the second annual Big 12 Water Conference Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, through Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC).
[Johnny Henderson]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) — Johnny Henderson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and 2016 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year, will present a lecture on “Uniqueness Implies Existence for Boundary Value Problems for Third Order Ordinary Differential Equations” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in room H101 of the Hankamer Building, 1428 S. Fifth St.
[David McCullough]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2016) – Acclaimed author and historian David McCullough will give the 2016 Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave.
[Matthew Andersson]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 20, 2016) — Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later — but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor University study.
[Andrew and Ginny]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2016) — This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, events and forums.
[Rispoli Mapmaker]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 15, 2016) – “Can you afford a lawyer?” That’s the first question Stephen Rispoli, assistant dean of student affairs and pro bono programs at Baylor Law School, asks when he speaks about the access-to-justice gap – the staggering number of Americans who have basic legal needs but cannot afford the services of an attorney.
[Fam weekend1]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2016) – Students will welcome their families to campus this weekend for Baylor University’s Family Weekend, an annual tradition dating back to 1960. There will be a number of events, activities and performances, both on campus and around Waco.
[Thomas L. Pangle]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2016) — Baylor University and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost will host Thomas L. Pangle, Ph.D., at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, for a presentation on Constitution Day. Pangle will speak on “The Great Debate: The Federalists’ Response to the Anti-Federalists’ Challenge” in Bennett Auditorium in the Draper Academic Building, 1420 S. Seventh St. in Waco.
[Texas School Breakfast Report Card]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2016) – More Texas students than ever are starting their school days fueled for success with a school breakfast. And in a state where more than one in four children are food insecure, the public school system continues to grow as a primary infrastructure for reigning in childhood hunger, according to the third edition of the Texas School Breakfast Report Card, compiled by Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative (THI).
[Foster Campus students]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2016) – Baylor University topped milestones for overall, graduate and undergraduate enrollment and again improved its freshman fall-to-fall retention and graduation rates, according to statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing (IRT).
[Andrew Motion]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2016) – Former Poet Laureate of Great Britain Sir Andrew Motion will visit Baylor University for a poetry reading at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Armstrong Browning Library’s McLean Foyer of Meditation, 710 Speight Ave.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2016) — Death research in the United States mostly overlooks bereavement customs of those who are not Anglo-Protestants, says a Baylor University researcher. She hopes to correct that — beginning with a study of Catholic Latino communities, who often hold overnight wakes and present food to the deceased.
[Rita Patteson]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2016) — Rita Patteson, director of Baylor University's renowned Armstrong Browning Library, retired on Sept. 1, 2016, after 50 years of service at the University.
[Ann Killebrew]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2016) — Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) will host Ann Killebrew, associate professor of classics and ancient Mediterranean studies, Jewish studies and anthropology at Pennsylvania State University, for a lecture.
[aviation science2]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) — This year, Baylor University’s aviation sciences program has achieved a milestone — the 25th anniversary of a degree program that not only produces innovative research in atmosphere and space sciences, but also trains the next generation of pilots and leaders in the aviation industry.
[2016 mission zambia]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) – Each summer, Baylor Missions sends students across the nation and the globe to use their talents and skills to spread God’s message.
[John Haldane]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) – Baylor University philosophy professor John Haldane, Ph.D., was selected as one of the 50 most influential living philosophers by, a resource for college and online education.
[Move In Recycling]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been honored for the third time by the Sierra Club, which has named the university to its 2016 “Cool Schools” list.
[Roomful of Teeth]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) — Roomful of Teeth, a Grammy-winning vocal project dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice, will open Baylor University’s 2016 - 2017 Distinguished Artist Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
[Campus Flags Pat Neff Hall]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) – Baylor University Carillonneur Lynnette Geary will play a memorial recital on the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. This program, presented in memory of those who tragically perished that day, will be performed on the McLane Carillon in Pat Neff Hall Tower, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11.
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