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WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) â Baylor University senior Kelsey Mann was named runner-up in the national Sales Student of the Year Award competition held by the American Marketing Association (AMA) and the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA).
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) â Baylor Universityâs Board of Regents has voted to name the universityâs School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) â Baylor University and Temple College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) â Ten members of Baylorâs Model Organization of American States (MOAS) traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to participate in the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS) hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas.
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) â David Lyle Jeffrey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in Baylorâs Honors College, has been honored as the 12th Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
WACO, Texas (April 22, 2015) â Baylor Universityâs School of Music will present its annual Presidentâs Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in Jones Concert Hall.
WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) â Baylor University is mourning the death of Billy Ray Hearn, a distinguished Baylor graduate and former University Regent renowned as the âfatherâ of contemporary Christian music. Hearn died April 15 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 85.
WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) â âThe End of Religion?â, a symposium exploring the claim that religion is declining and near its ultimate fall, will be hosted by Baylor Universityâs Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) on Tuesday, May 5, at George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) â Baylor Universityâs Institute for Faith and Learning will present its second annual Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 23, in the Paul W. Powell Chapel of the George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) â Mark Devanand Jonklaas, Ph.D., a senior lecturer in Baylorâs department of chemistry and biochemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, is the recipient of the 2015 Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is an honor awarded by a vote of Baylorâs senior class each year.
WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) â Three Baylor University doctoral students - Brandon Martinez, V.H. Satheeshkumar and Logan Gage - received Outstanding Dissertation Awards from the Baylor University Graduate School, recognizing their exceptional scholarship, research and writing.
WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) â Baylorâs Martin Museum of Art will kick off its annual Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Senior exhibition with a reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23. The exhibition will run April 23â28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
WACO, Texas (April 17, 2015) â Arthur Brooks, Ph.D., president of American Enterprise Institute (AEI), will present, âCapitalism Without Attachment: Creating a prosperous society without losing our soulsâ at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in Cashion Academic Centerâs 5th floor banquet room.
WACO, Texas (April 16, 2015) â The Baylor New Venture Competition, hosted by the department of entrepreneurship in Baylor Universityâs Hankamer School of Business, awarded more than $130,000 in cash and prizes to student teams pitching original business plans.
Baylor University to Lead Physical Activity and Screen Time Components of a $4.9 Million Grant from USDA
WACO, Texas (April 15, 2015) â Baylor Universityâs Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR), along with partners from Texas A&M Universityâs School of Public Health (lead on the overall project), New Mexico State University, the Mariposa Community Health Center in Arizona, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have received a five-year, $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to improve the lives and families living along the U.S.-Mexico border.
WACO, Texas (April 15, 2015) â Baylor University Provost and Executive Vice President David E. Garland, Ph.D., has announced that Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., inaugural dean of the Baylor School of Social Work, will be stepping down from her administrative post effective June 1.
WACO, Texas (April 14, 2015) â Tanning as âparadiseâ â the depiction in ads and magazines of smiling people sporting even tans and often enjoying exotic vacation spots â may influence people to tan in the sun or tanning beds and take risks with UV ray exposure and ultimately, skin cancer, says a Baylor University researcher.
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2015) â Baylor Opera Theater and the Waco Symphony Orchestra have harmonized in order to present Donizettiâs comic opera âThe Daughter of the Regimentâ at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Waco Hall.
WACO, Texas (April 10, 2015) â Itâs not just singers who face vocal issues. Everyone uses their voices daily to communicate thoughts and emotions. Since we are only given one voice, itâs crucial to know how to protect it.
WACO, Texas (April 10, 2015) â Brent Easter, senior special agent with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, will present his lecture âCatching Art Thieves and Dismantling Smuggling Networksâ from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in Baylor Law School Room 127.
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2015) â Sixteen Baylor University students who participated in the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City have been recognized as an "Honorable Mention Delegation."
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2015) â Janie Bryant has always been mad about design, and her passion has made her an international sensation. The Emmy Award-winning costume designer for "Mad Men" and "Deadwood" will speak at Baylor Thursday, April 16.
Baylor University’s School of Nursing Expands Simulation Lab’s Lineup with ‘Victoria’ – Industry’s Most Advanced Birthing Simulator
WACO, Texas (April 8, 2015) â "Victoria" and other advanced medical simulators will be on hand at Baylor Universityâs main campus in Waco Thursday and Friday, April 9-10, at Teal Residential College in Baylorâs East Village.
Baylor Symposium to Examine Crossroads between Humanities and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
WACO, Texas (April 7, 2015) â Baylor Universityâs College of Arts & Sciences will present a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and Humanities Symposium from 12:30-5 p.m. Thursday, April 9, on the fifth floor of Cashion Academic Center.
Halliburton Selects Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science for Grant to Create New Program That Encourages Gender Diversity in the Workforce
WACO, Texas (April 7, 2015) â Baylor Universityâs School of Engineering and Computer Science has received a grant from Halliburton to develop a âLadies and Legosâ program that engages women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields to encourage and empower young women in college through active dialogue and community support.
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