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WACO, Texas (Oct. 2, 2015) – Baylor University’s department of history in the College of Arts & Sciences and the Center for Global Engagement will welcome Sinan Ciddi, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor and director of the Institute for Turkish Studies at Georgetown University, for a lecture on the relationship between Turkey and the Islamic State group at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, in the Treasury Room of Armstrong Browning Library.
Banding Together to Save a Life: Baylor Golden Wave Band Teaming Up with Texas Tech to Raise Awareness of Be The Match Foundation
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2015) – Leading up to the Baylor-Texas Tech football game Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Baylor University’s Golden Wave Band is teaming up with the Texas Tech Goin’ Band from Raiderland to help raise awareness of bone marrow donor registry by encouraging others to be the one to save lives through the Be the Match Foundation.
Baylor Law School’s Second Annual Federalist Papers Lecture Series Centers on ‘Constitutional Conservatism’
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2015) – Baylor Law School will present its second annual John and Marie Chiles Federalist Papers Lecture Series at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in Baylor Law School, Room 127.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2015) – Research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business confirms that cellphones are damaging romantic relationships and leading to higher levels of depression.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2015) – Baylor University’s Honors College will welcome Rod Dreher, senior editor of “The American Conservative,” for a lecture on Dante at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the Alexander Reading Room.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 28, 2015) – Baylor University’s department of political science in the College of Arts & Sciences will welcome political researcher Marc F. Plattner, Ph.D., for a lecture on the decline of democracy at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the Armstrong Browning Library Treasure Room.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24,2015) – Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences will host Jay Parini, renowned poet, novelist, biographer and critic for the 2015 Beall-Russell Lecture, “Writing Jesus: Issues and Challenges in Telling the Christ Story,” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, in Room 250 of Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 25, 2015) – Before an appreciative and standing room-only audience in the Meyer Conference Center, Baylor University today dedicated the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the $100 million new home of the university’s nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 25, 2015) – Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business is partnering with Accenture, a leading multinational consulting firm, to present their inaugural Business Leadership Summit. The summit will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Meyer Conference Center at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24, 2015) – The real-life Hitch is coming to Baylor University. The university’s chapters of Alpha Chi Omega and Sigma Phi Epsilon will present their annual all-university event, the “Dating Doctor,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Waco Hall.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24, 2015) – In 1985, a group of Baylor University students gathered some friends to serve Waco for one day. Little did they know that 30 years later, Baylor would be celebrating three decades of the Steppin’ Out service event.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24, 2015) - The Baylor University School of Music will host its 39th annual Lyceum Series this fall, offering the Baylor community the opportunity to observe, listen and participate in a program of mini-residencies by some of the nation’s leading musical authorities.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2015) – Vincent Cronin, Ph.D., award-winning professor of geology at Baylor University and accomplished researcher, was recently selected by the American Geosciences Institute and the National Association of Geoscience Teachers as the new editor for the AGI/NACT Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology, beginning with the 11th edition.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2015) – The department of environmental science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences will host a lecture on the effects of nano-materials at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Baylor Sciences Building Room A.108.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of founding School of Social Work Dean Diana R. Garland, who died Monday, Sept. 21, in Colorado following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2015) – To honor the legacy of American ceramics pioneer Harding Black, the Baylor University department of art in the College of Arts & Sciences and The Texas Collection opened an exhibition of his works in August. In conjunction with the exhibit, Paul McCoy, professor of art, Baylor’s Ceramist-in-Residence and director of the Allbritton Art Institute, will present a lecture titled “The Life and Art of Harding Black: The Power of One” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in The Texas Collection’s Guy B. Harrison Reading Room.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2015) –Pauline scholar John M.G. Barclay, Ph.D., of Durham University will present “What’s so Radical about Grace? A New View of Paul” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Miller Chapel at Baylor University.
Renowned French Photographer Will Present Work about the Lost Russian Library of the Solovki Islands
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2015) – French photographer Jean-Luc Bertini will present his photographic work during the lecture, “The Story of a Lost Library in the Soviet Gulag,” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Draper Academic Building Room 152.
Renowned Physician Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Baylor’s Department of Medical Humanities
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2015) – Baylor University’s medical humanities program in the College of Arts & Sciences will present its Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Humanities to Eric Cassell, M.D., at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in the Paul W. Powell Chapel at George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2015) – The world's best-selling faith-based hip-hop artist artist Lecrae brings his Anomaly Tour to Baylor University’s Waco Hall Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2015) – Baylor University’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor society, will host David Campbell, Ph.D., professor of physics, electrical and computer engineering, and materials science and engineering at Boston University, for this year’s Visiting Scholars Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Baylor Science Building, Room D109.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2015) – One of Baylor’s most iconic symbols, the McLane Carillon, will ring out in celebration of the annual United Nations World Peace Day from noon to 12:15 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21.
Baylor Student’s Essay on Capitalism from a Theological Perspective Takes First Place in Competition
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2015) – Rachael Lanier, a junior economics major in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, placed first in an essay competition sponsored by the Values & Capitalism Project of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) in Washington, D.C.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2015) – Baylor Institute for Air Science is for the first time offering a new major in aviation administration to provide a curriculum for students interested in working for the business side of aviation.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2015) – Baylor University’s department of student activities will host a new weekly movie series, Movie Mondays at the Hippodrome, beginning Monday, Sept. 21, at the Waco Hippodrome Theatre.
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