News from Baylor

[adopt 2016]
12/9/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2016) – A record-breaking 41 children were adopted into their forever homes during Baylor Law School’s annual Adoption Day.
[leisure gift]
12/9/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2016) — While some people rely on gift cards or certificates — perhaps even for a family getaway — it might be that creating a homemade “certificate” and committing to a pleasant evening at home with family could be a great alternative.
[Give Graphic]
12/9/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2016) – During the Christmas holidays, Americans exchange gifts, bake holiday treats and volunteer time. It also is the season when Americans give more financially to the 1.5 million charitable organizations registered in the United States. Baylor University philanthropy expert Andy Hogue says givers should consider five key areas – Gratitude, Passion, Need, Impact and Resources – as they look “within and without” to assess who they are, what they have been given and the needs and opportunities around them:
[YEA]
12/7/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 7, 2016) – Do you know a high school student who is a budding – or maybe already successful – entrepreneur?
[Jason D. Cook]
12/5/2016
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.
[istock grief]
12/2/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – Chances are high that you will encounter someone who’s grieving the loss of a loved one this Christmas.
[model UN 2016.1]
12/2/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – Three members of Baylor University’s Model United Nations team were honored at the American Model United Nations Conference in Chicago, Illinois, last week.
[Elise King]
12/2/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – The holidays are a time for celebration, but it can be hard to feel festive if you’re overwhelmed with clutter.
[bella voce]
12/2/2016
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.
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12/1/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) — The attack at Ohio State University on Nov. 28, when a student rammed his car into a group of pedestrians and began stabbing them with a butcher knife — wounding 11 — illustrates a crucial fact about mass violence, says a Baylor University researcher on terrorism.
[CaBEARet]
12/1/2016
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]
11/30/2016
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).
[Veterans ceremony Fountain Mall]
11/29/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.
[Foster Campus exterior]
11/29/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) – Baylor University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business has been ranked No. 5 among the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017,” according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
[general Christmas]
11/29/2016
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]
11/28/2016
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.
[Soul mates]
11/28/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) — Wives with a romantic view of marriage are less likely to do volunteer work, leading their husbands to volunteer less as well. But husbands’ romantic view of marriage was associated with neither their own nor their wives’ volunteering, according to a Baylor University study.
[Online shopping]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) — If you buy more items online than in-store, you are not alone.
[Baylor challenge coin]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) — Baylor University student veterans and the Veteran Educational and Transition Services (VETS) program hosted a banquet on Nov. 17 for faculty, staff and other students who have gone above and beyond in support of the veterans’ academic journeys.
[T-giving]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) – Baylor University will not hold classes Wednesday, Nov. 23, through Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of Thanksgiving.
[poster1]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016)—This week, Baylor University will host several concerts, lectures and events, including Christmas on 5th Street.
11/21/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2016) – Baylor University’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership, housed in the Hankamer School of Business, has been granted membership into the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM).
[h. Robert Reynolds]
11/18/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable events, including a concert led by internationally acclaimed conductor H. Robert Reynolds and a movie night at McLane Stadium.
[The Rev. Canon Richard Burridge]
11/15/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2016) — The Rev. Canon Richard Burridge, dean of King’s College London and professor of biblical interpretation, will present the W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 17.
[Unfriend]
11/15/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2016) – Think twice before clicking the unfriend button this year.
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