News from Baylor

[David Prevatt]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2017) – This week, Baylor welcomes several guest speakers and will host a variety of concerts. Lectures, career panels, artist conversations and colloquiums offer expert insight on a variety of topics.
[schools and vote]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 20, 2017) — Voters reward or punish incumbent school board members based on the achievement of white students in their district, while outcomes for African-American and Hispanic students get relatively little attention at the ballot box, according to a study co-authored by a Baylor University scholar.
[Paul Marshall]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2017) – The Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) at Baylor University will host author Paul Marshall, Ph.D., the holder of the Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor, for a lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
[Baylor Students]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2017) – Baylor University has been awarded an annual grant of $232,265 for five years to implement the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program.
[generation found]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 15, 2017) – This week at Baylor will be filled with multiple opportunities to hear phenomenal speakers and see profound films.
[faith and tech]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2017) — Despite the pervasive use of the Internet in everyday life, most Americans report they never use it to find religious or spiritual content, and most never use it to share religious views, according to the Baylor Religion Survey.
[Burleson Quad]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2017) – Baylor University is ranked No. 75 among National Universities in the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
[Move in recycling]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been honored for the fourth time by SIERRA Magazine, which has named the University to its 2017 “Cool Schools” list.
[Iraq faculty group]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) – War does not only entail combat; some forms of service take place behind the lines of battle.
[Mariotti Flyer]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2017) – Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise kicks off its annual Free Enterprise Forum this week with one of the nation’s leading experts on entrepreneurship education – Steve Mariotti, founder of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and author of “An Entrepreneur’s Manifesto.”
[Baylor Line]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2017) – Baylor University topped enrollment milestones for the diversity of its student body, enrolled a highly selective, high-achieving freshman class and advanced its retention and graduation rates to record levels, according to 12th class day statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing (IRT).
[BBW poster]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2017) - This year marks the 100th anniversary of the famous Silent Sentinels protest for women’s suffrage in front of the White House. To celebrate the anniversary, Baylor's Women's and Gender Studies program will host its annual Boundary Breaking Women’s panel from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Center.
[Anthony Plog]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2017) – This week, Baylor hosts several film, theatre and cinema events as well as concerts and the annual variety show, “After Dark.” Baylor will also host an assortment of forums, panels and seminars including the Boundary Breaking Women’s Panel and CASPER seminar series.
[BRS Presentation at RNA]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) — “Trumpism” — a new form of nationalism that merges pro-Christian rhetoric with anti-Islam, anti-feminist, anti-globalist and anti-government attitudes — and a fear of “others” emerged as prominent patterns among Americans in the latest findings of the Baylor Religion Survey.
Architectural Lighting magazine has awarded Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation with the 2017 AL Design Award for Best Use of Daylighting.
[Law School Hurricane]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) – With Texans reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, Baylor Law students are stepping up to help. The flooding and devastation of the hurricane have forced thousands of Texans to evacuate their homes and communities. Baylor Law students, working alongside Lone Star Legal Aid, have organized a fundraiser and donation drive to help their families, friends and neighbors on the Gulf Coast.
[Fertile River]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 6, 2017) – Baylor University Theatre will host a performance of The Fertile River on Sept. 16-17 in the Mabee Theatre of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.
[Lily Johnson]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 5, 2017) – A high-flying summer internship with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) sounds like a dream come true, and it was for Lilly Johnson, a senior aviation administration major at Baylor University. Johnson spent her summer piloting some of her dream planes while assisting EAA with government relations, advocacy and safety at its headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
[missions 2017]
WACO, Texas (Sep. 5, 2017) - This past summer, nearly 300 Baylor students visited nine countries as part of Baylor Summer Missions. Each year Baylor sends its students to the corners of the earth to serve others, share the gospel and make a difference in the world. The students on these trips bring home their experiences and are able to extend it further through long-lasting projects and partnerships.
[Commercial Behind the Scenes]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 1, 2017) – Early this summer Baylor University students were asked, “What does Baylor mean to you?” Their answers became the inspiration behind a new 30-second television commercial to be broadcast during the upcoming football season.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 1, 2017) - This week, Baylor will host several notable speakers, events and concerts.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 31, 2017) - Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host a lecture featuring Russell Moore, Ph.D., on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Waco Hall.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 31, 2017) – Baylor University will be closed and no classes will be held on Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day. Please note the following changes in hours across campus for Labor Day weekend.
[Hurricane Harvey WX gfx Aug. 27]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 27, 2017) – Baylor University expects no disruption to campus operations from inclement weather due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey. The only impact is to the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work in Houston, Texas, which will remain closed through Monday, Aug. 28. In the meantime, Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone calls on the Baylor Family to join together in prayer for those along the Texas coast, in Houston and southeast Texas who have been impacted by this devastating storm.
[Traditions Rally Hurricane Relief graphic]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 27, 2017) – Judah & the Lion, one of Nashville's most genre-bending bands, will headline Baylor University’s annual Traditions Rally on Friday, Sept. 1, on Fountain Mall. The free, community-wide event celebrates the upcoming football season as the Bears prepare to open against Liberty at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at McLane Stadium. The event also will serve as a collection site for specific items for Hurricane relief efforts.
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