News from Baylor

[2017 mock trial team]
WACO, Texas (March 23, 2017) – The Baylor undergraduate mock trial team is headed to nationals after placing second in the Opening Round Championship Series for the American Mock Trial Association, held in Memphis, Tennessee from March 17-19.
[Lap 1]
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) – Instead of reading a textbook and taking notes on a lecture, Baylor University undergraduates in an independent research class led by Marty Harvill, Ph.D., are learning the basics of laparoscopic surgery with hands-on activities, developing enough dexterity that some students were able to fold tiny origami hats in a box.
[iStock outdoors]
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) – As the nation inches into springtime and people begin to plan their summer vacations, a Baylor University recreation expert encourages trip planners to make time for outdoor adventures.
[Joel Allison]
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) – Baylor University will host a Population Health Symposium Friday, March 24. Experts from varied backgrounds will speak during events beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Barfield Drawing Room in Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St.
[Bracket Genius Team]
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2017) – As Baylor basketball fans cheered both the Bears and Lady Bears into the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Basketball Championships, another Baylor team will represent the University on the classroom side of the tournament.
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) — “Technophobes” — people who fear robots, artificial intelligence and new technology that they don’t understand — are much more likely to be afraid of losing their jobs due to technology and to suffer anxiety-related mental health issues, a Baylor University researcher says.
[Whit Stillman]
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2017) – Whit Stillman, a writer-director best known for his 1990 movie “Metropolitan,” will present the 2017 Roy B. Albaugh Lecture on March 23 and 24 at Baylor University.
[Texas Hunger Initiative banner]
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2017) – The Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) at Baylor University has received a $3 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to continue its work to end hunger in Texas.
[Robert Callahan]
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2017) – Three experts will speak about human trafficking in a panel hosted by the Academy for Leadership Development at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Room 250 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
[Theresa Flores]
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a lecture in honor of Women’s History Month, an expert panel on human trafficking, the opening of the 2017 Baylor Art Student Exhibition and a lecture by filmmaker Whit Stillman.
[Wade Rowatt]
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2016) – The International Association for the Psychology of Religion (IAPR) awarded the Godin Prize for the Scientific Study of Religion to Wade Rowatt, Ph.D., professor of psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences.
[Jean Bethke Elshtain]
WACO, Texas (March 15, 2017) – A symposium honoring Jean Bethke Elshtain, an American political philosopher, will be at 10 a.m. March 17.
[THI Baylor football Jamie Jacobs]
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – Three Baylor University football players – who had just completed a 6 a.m. workout – teamed up with the Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) and students at La Vega Elementary School in Waco on Tuesday to raise awareness about the importance of breakfast and the work of THI in helping reduce food insecurity in Texas.
[Army Baylor Graduate Dec 2016]
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2018 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – The partnership between Baylor University’s School of Education and Midway Independent School District to prepare future teachers has earned the “Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement Award” from the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS).
[chisholm logo]
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. From 1867 to 1884, millions of herds of cattle traveled the route in the largest man-made migration of animals in history. Museums and historical centers in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas are having events honoring the anniversary of the last trail of its kind and the end of the old cowboy lifestyle.
[Catriona O'Reilly]
WACO, Texas (March 13, 2017) – Baylor University will host the 23rd annual Beall Poetry Festival March 15-17, bringing three Irish poets and one poetry critic to campus.
WACO, Texas (March 13, 2017) — “Muslims and the Making of America,” a lecture by author Amir Hussain, Ph.D., professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, will be presented on Thursday, March 16, at Baylor University.
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2017) – A new study by a Baylor University researcher gives voice to women who have placed a child for adoption and suggests changes to the options counseling process and policies that guide agencies and other adoption professionals.
[Nicholas Veron]
WACO, Texas (March 10, 2017) – International experts will gather at Baylor University for the 11th annual Global Business Forum to explore the future of Europe March 13-17.
[Fenggang Yang, Ph.D.]
WACO, Texas (March 9, 2017) – As millions of Christians worship illegally in officially atheist China, persecution of Chinese Christians and other faith groups has gotten worse in recent years, according to a new report from U.S.-based NGO Freedom House.
[Amir Hussain]
WACO, Texas (March 10, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers and events, including a presentation by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the annual Beall Poetry Festival.
[Old main]
WACO, Texas (March 3, 2017) – Baylor University will not hold classes Monday, March 6, to Friday, March 10, for spring break.
[Bears go bald]
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2017) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing will serve as a temporary hair salon on Friday, March 17, when students and faculty will shave their heads to raise money for children’s cancer research in an event organized by the Baylor Student Nurses Association (BSNA).
[Annelise Ingram coat and dress]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2017) – The work of four apparel design and product development majors at Baylor University received national recognition at this year’s highly competitive National Make it with Wool competition held in Denver recently.
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