News from Baylor
WACO, Texas (Feb. 5, 2016) – Baylor University Theatre will begin the spring 2016 season with Friedrich Schiller’s "Mary Stuart," the story of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her sudden incarceration and pending execution at the hands of her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.
Baylor Researcher Uncovers Ancient Wildebeest-Like Animal's ‘Strange Adaptation’ Similar to Dinosaur
WACO, Texas (Feb. 4, 2016) – While studying fossilized skulls of Rusingoryx atopocranion, an extinct wildebeest-like animal, unearthed on Kenya’s Rusinga Island, researchers discovered that the mammal had a very unusual, trumpet-like nasal dome similar to lambeosaurine hadrosaur dinosaurs that lived during the Cretaceous period.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 4, 2016) – Kevin Twit, songwriter, guitarist and founder of Indelible Grace Music, will come to Baylor on Monday, Feb. 8.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 3, 2016) – The Campus Diversity Committee will host the 6th Annual Cultural Connection Celebration from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Meyer Conference Center of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation (Foster 250).
WACO, Texas (Feb. 3, 2016) – The World Health Organization (WHO) this week declared the Zika virus – a mosquito-borne illness – an international public health emergency.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 3, 2016) — Super Bowl Sunday is nearly here, and you’re planning to throw — or go — to a party with friends and families. So what do you do with the young’uns to keep them happy and occupied while you watch the game in (relative) peace? Baylor expert gives tips.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 2, 2016) – What do carbon dioxide, sleep loss and algae have in common? All are topics of this semester's Science Thursdays at the Mayborn Museum.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2016) – Watson C. Arnold, M.D., Ph.D., will be the guest lecturer for Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex Director’s Forum Lecture Series on Feb. 4-5.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2016) — Sparring over immigration reform, ISIS and whether Trump should be in the White House can go quickly from casual to spirited to heated during water-cooler chats at work or in staff meetings. A Baylor expert offers suggestions on dodging debate disasters.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 29, 2016) – The Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion will host Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein for a lecture about Christianity and Judaism at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, in Paul W. Powell Chapel at Truett Seminary.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 29, 2016) – The St. Olaf Choir, a famous a cappella choir, will perform at Baylor at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 in the Jones Concert Hall of Glennis McCrary Music Building.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2016) – Baylor University’s Model UN Team received two team awards and three individual awards in the second annual Texas Model United National Conference, which included participants from universities in Texas, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Turkey.
***SOLD OUT*** - Student Activities, Sony Pictures to Provide Free Advance Screening of Baylor Alum’s Epic Film “Risen”
WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2016) – ***THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.*** Baylor University’s department of student activities, in conjunction with Sony Pictures, will host an advanced screening of the film Risen, directed by well-known Hollywood director, screenwriter and Baylor alumnus Kevin Reynolds, B.A. (Law) ’74, J.D. ’76, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. in downtown Waco.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2016) – Baylor Opera Theater will put on four performances of "Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) by Johann Strauss II from Wednesday, Jan. 27, to Saturday, Jan. 30.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2016) — For the second year in a row, graduates in Baylor University’s education programs achieved a 100 percent pass rate on certification exams in the State of Texas. The current rate reflects tests taken by Baylor students who graduated in the 2014-15 academic year, including graduation ceremonies in December 2014, May 2015 and August 2015. The overall state average for 2014-15 was 94 percent.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2016) – Baylor University and Midland 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 (Jan. 25, 2016) – The Academy for Leader Development Lecture Series has invited Hugh Evans, Australian humanitarian and founder of The Oaktree Foundation and the Global Poverty Project, to speak on Baylor’s campus at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in Barfield Drawing Room.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2016) – The 22nd Annual Robert and Joyce Jones Midwinter Organ Conference will take place from Sunday, Jan. 24, to Tuesday, Jan. 26, in various performance halls around campus. This year's conference honors German composer Max Reger on the centennial of his death and includes six organ concerts, lectures and workshops.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2016) – When the No. 13 Baylor Bears tip off against the top-ranked Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, Jan. 23, basketball fans in the Ferrell Center will discover a new Wi-Fi network and new ways to engage with the game right at their seats through the Baylor In-Game app, just as they have during Baylor football games at McLane Stadium.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2016) – The classics have been around for thousands of years, intriguing and entertaining readers for generations. Despite being read so many times, however, they still have mysteries to uncover.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2016) – Brandon Hemphill, B.B.A. (International Business and Finance) '15, finished 16th of 1,000 students from four continents in the Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) Global Portfolio Challenge.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2016) – The final performance of Baylor University’s 2015-2016 Distinguished Artist Series will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, with its final guest, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS). The CMS’s co-artistic director, pianist Wu Han, will perform in Roxy Grove Hall with a string quintet.
'Tinkertoy: Build Your Imagination & the Adventures of Mr. Potato Head' Will Be on Display Jan. 23 to May 1 at Mayborn Museum
WACO, Texas (Jan. 21, 2016) – Children and families may embark on an imaginative adventure as Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex combines two hands-on exhibits based on popular toy brands: Tinkertoy and Mr. Potato Head.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 21, 2016) – Baylor University’s department of religion and the Baylor University Press will sponsor a lecture by Terence Donaldson, Ph.D., professor of New Testament at Wycliffe College in Toronto, Canada.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 20, 2016) – Baylor University Chapel, a time-honored tradition, takes place at 9:05 a.m., 10:10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays in Waco Hall. The Department of Spiritual Life hosts artists, speakers and influencers each semester.
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