Announcements

[Jedidah Isler]
2/17/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – Award-winning astrophysicist Jedidah Isler, Ph.D., will lecture in the Academy for Leadership Development Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St.
[Baylor Seal]
2/17/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – The Baylor Board of Regents today adopted new bylaws that will improve University governance by increasing diversity among the Regents, provide voting privileges to a second-term student Regent and give the public a more transparent view of Board operations and decisions.
[BOR Press Ron Murff Greg Breneman]
2/17/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – At its February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved the best practice recommendations of a six-member Governance Review Task Force that completed a detailed, independent review of the Board’s governance policies and practices. Over its two-day meeting, the board also heard a number of reports, including those on the ongoing implementation of recommendations received in May, the University’s presidential search, SACSCOC reaccreditation, admissions and athletics.
[Daniel Falk]
2/17/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – Daniel Falk, Ph.D., professor of classics and ancient Mediterranean studies and the Chaiken Family Chair in Jewish Studies at Penn State University, will lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Baylor University.
[Philip Obado]
2/17/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a seminar hosted by former NASA engineer Merlin Merritt, a banquet in honor of Black History Month and a lecture and book signing by Glen Sample Ely, Ph.D., author of The Texas Frontier and the Butterfield Overland Mail (1858-1861).
2/16/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2017) – In recognition of the National Engineer’s Week, Feb. 19-25, Baylor Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) students joined together to plan ECS Week, their adaptation of the event.
[Akhil Reed Amar]
2/14/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2017) – Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, will speak at the John and Marie Chiles Federalist Papers Lecture Series on Feb. 17.
[Hope Peace Love]
2/10/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 10, 2017) – The Baylor University Counseling Center will host its second annual Hope Peace Love Day on Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a full day of programming focused on mental health-related issues and stigma reduction.
[Delvin Atchison]
2/10/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 10, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, concerts and events, including the classics department’s Latin Day and a showing of the documentary, “Composed.”
The People’s Law School, hosted by the Baylor Law School, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. The program will run until 12:45 p.m.
[People's law]
2/8/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2017) – This Saturday, the Baylor Law School will host the People’s Law School, a half-day event offering free courses designed to help the average citizen understand their legal rights.
2/8/2017
Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland released a statement today on Big 12 Board action.
[Zac Hicks]
2/3/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 3, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a music forum with worship leader Zac Hicks, a concert by the Baylor Wind Ensemble and various film and digital media panels and discussions featuring successful screenwriters and producers.
[WacoGoRed]
2/2/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 2, 2017) – The American Heart Association has invited several national and local iconic landmarks to turn their facades red on Friday, Feb. 3, in support of the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day to elevate awareness of heart disease.
[Truett spire]
1/31/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 31, 2017) – As Baylor University commemorates its founding on Feb. 1, 1845 and the visionary leaders who saw their dreams of a Christian university realized, the Baylor Family also has been faithful to seek God’s will as the University has grown and developed “to meet the needs of all ages to come.”
[Paul Marshall]
1/31/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 31, 2017) – Internationally acclaimed scholar Paul Marshall, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of Baylor University as holder of the Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at the Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR). Marshall also will serve as a research professor within Baylor’s department of political science.
[BARC Beauchamps signing ceremony]
1/30/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 30, 2017) – Baylor University’s continued commitment to meeting the needs of students took another step forward today with the creation of the Beauchamp Addiction Recovery Center. Made possible by a $2.5 million gift from Bob and Laura Beauchamp of Houston, the multifaceted program will dramatically enhance Baylor’s efforts to foster the holistic well-being of its students in a manner that reflects the University’s values as a Christian community where wholeness, spiritual growth and academic success are priorities.
[karen carr photo]
1/27/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2017) – The Mayborn Museum Complex is hosting experts who will deliver lectures during a Director’s Forum on “The Art and Science of Texas Dinosaurs” Thursday, Feb. 2, and Friday, Feb. 3.
[Shannon Deitz]
1/27/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several speakers, concerts and events, including the opening of the “Wizard of Oz” educational exhibit at the Mayborn Museum Complex, a performance by distinguished pianist Jon Nakamatsu and a talk by Sarah Hepola, author of The New York Times best-seller “Blackout: Remembering Things I Drank to Forget.”
[Wizard of Oz1]
1/25/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2017) – “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” to the Mayborn Museum Complex, which will host the special traveling Wizard of Oz Educational Exhibit from Saturday, Jan. 28, until Sunday, May 7.
[Baylor Sciences Building]
1/24/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 24, 2017) – L. Gregory Jones, executive vice president and provost at Baylor University, has announced a new faculty opportunity hiring program, one of several new initiatives that will deepen and advance the University’s aspirations in Pro Futuris as a pre-eminent Christian research university.
[Katherine Freeman, Ph.D.]
1/24/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 24, 2017) – National Academy of Sciences member Katherine Freeman, Ph.D., the Evan Pugh University Professor at Pennsylvania State University, will deliver two geoscience lectures as part of the O.T. Hayward Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday, Jan. 26, and Friday, Jan. 27.
[hepola]
1/23/2017
WACO, Texas, (Jan. 23, 2017) — Journalist Sarah Hepola — author of The New York Times best-seller “Blackout: Remembering Things I Drank to Forget” — will speak at Baylor University on Thursday, Feb. 2.
[Immortal Ten Bridge invite]
1/20/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 20, 2017) – In honor of the 90th anniversary of the tragic accident that claimed the lives of 10 Baylor students in 1927, the City of Round Rock will host a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the City Hall Council Chambers, 221 E. Main St. in Round Rock.
[Tex trombone quartet]
1/20/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 20, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a forum with the Texas Select Trombone Quartet, performances of Mozart’s “La finta giardiniera” and a step show by collegiate step teams from across Texas.
[empower women]
1/13/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 13, 2017) – Two Baylor University professors traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to join former U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios in the launch of Empowerment 2020, her movement to empower women leading up to the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
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