News from Baylor

[Baylor Law School]
5/5/2015
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2015) – Baylor Law School has been selected to receive the 2015 American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award, making it only the third law school in the nation to be honored with the award since 1984.
[Debakey scholars]
5/1/2015
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2015) – Seven Baylor Medical Humanities students have been awarded the 2015 Michael E. DeBakey, Selma DeBakey and Lois DeBakey Endowed Scholarship Fund.
[Gaming photo1]
5/1/2015
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2015) - Are you ready to travel through dungeons and ghost towns to battle monsters and vengeful spirits? Grab your game controllers and let's go! Senior students from the computer science department in Baylor's School of Engineering and Computer Science will demonstrate video games they've developed.
[ExxonMobil check presentation 2]
5/1/2015
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2015) – Baylor University announced today that it has received $434,625 from ExxonMobil and its employees through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2014 Educational Matching Gift Program.
[Daniel Hall]
4/30/2015
WACO, Texas (April 30, 2015) – In a special concert titled “Illuminations of Heart,” the Baylor Bella Voce women’s ensemble will join Baylor’s mixed Concert Choir at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
[shipwrecked cannon]
4/30/2015
WACO, Texas (April 30, 2015) – Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will host its newest traveling exhibition, SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure, which will give visitors a chance to dive into a fascinating world thousands of miles below sea-level. The exhibit, created by Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a deep-ocean exploration company, will be open from Saturday, May 2, to Wednesday, Sept. 16.
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – In honor of the 10th Annual lecture presented by Baylor University’s undergraduate scholarly publication “The Pulse,” senior Anna McKay will discuss her paper, “Middle Earth According to Farrer: Double Agency in Ainulindale” from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Alexander Hall.
[PBL winners]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – Baylor’s freshly minted Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter has set a precedent of success after bringing home 43 awards April 10-11 at the 2015 State Leadership Conference at The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson.
[Stephanie Wong]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – Stephanie Wong, a doctoral candidate in the department of geology in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has received her third Farvolden Award for a presentation on groundwater and stream interactions at the 2015 National Groundwater Association Summit.
[Elliston]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 29, 2015) – Baylor University will celebrate the completion and opening of Elliston Chapel with gatherings and services from Tuesday, April 28, to Thursday, April 30.
[Gene Nora Jessen]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – Baylor University’s Institute for Air Science welcomed renowned author and pilot Gene Nora Jessen to its sixth annual Aviation Science Spring Banquet last Friday, April 24.
[Black glasses poster 2015]
4/27/2015
WACO, Texas (April 27, 2015) – Baylor has its very own collegiate film festival, and it’s so cool it has to wear shades.
4/27/2015
WACO, Texas (April 27, 2015) — Baylor University’s entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business is partnering with the town of Addison’s Economic Development department and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) to offer entrepreneurs an opportunity for candid chats, networking time with successful serial entrepreneurs and funding strategists, and information sessions that address issues crucial to accelerating company growth.
[Kelsey Mann]
4/24/2015
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – 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).
[Diana R. Garland]
4/24/2015
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s 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.
[Signing ceremony presidents 2]
4/23/2015
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – 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.
[Model Organization of American States]
4/23/2015
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Ten members of Baylor’s 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.
[David Lyle Jeffrey]
4/23/2015
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – David Lyle Jeffrey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in Baylor’s Honors College, has been honored as the 12th Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
[Wind ensemble]
4/22/2015
WACO, Texas (April 22, 2015) – Baylor University’s School of Music will present its annual President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in Jones Concert Hall.
[Billy Ray Hearn]
4/21/2015
WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the death of Billy Ray Hearn, a distinguished Baylor graduate and former University Regent renowned as the “father” of contemporary Christian music. Hearn died April 15 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 85.
4/21/2015
WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) — “The End of Religion?”, a symposium exploring the claim that religion is declining and near its ultimate fall, will be hosted by Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) on Tuesday, May 5, at George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
[Candace Vogler]
4/21/2015
WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) – Baylor University’s 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.
4/20/2015
WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) – Mark Devanand Jonklaas, Ph.D., a senior lecturer in Baylor’s 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 Baylor’s senior class each year.
[Brandon Martinez]
4/20/2015
WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) – 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.
[Martin museum logo]
4/20/2015
WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) – Baylor’s 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 23–28 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.
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