News from Baylor

[Tabernacle]
3/25/2015
WACO, Texas (March 24, 2015) – The Baylor University School of Music’s A Cappella Choir recently returned from a 10-day tour across the western United States, culminating in a performance at the 2015 National Conference of the American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) in Salt Lake City.
[Jean Andrews]
3/25/2015
WACO, Texas (March 25, 2015) - Baylor University’s department of communication sciences and disorders in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences will welcome deaf education scholar Jean Andrews, Ph.D., for lectures at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Cowden Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center.
[Martin Museum student exhibition]
3/24/2015
WACO, Texas (March 24, 2015) – The annual Baylor Art Student Exhibition will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Martin Museum of Art.
[Beall 2015]
3/23/2015
WACO, Texas (March 23, 2015) – Baylor University’s department of English in the College of Arts & Sciences will welcome renowned poets to the 21st annual Beall Poetry Festival from Wednesday, March 25, to Friday, March 27.
[Allan Arkush]
3/23/2015
WACO, Texas (March 23, 2015) – The Jewish State: redemption or quagmire?
That is the question Allan Arkush, Ph.D., professor of Judaic Studies and History at the State University of New York at Binghamton, New York, will address in his lecture from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in Draper Room 139.
[violent]
3/20/2015
WACO, Texas (March 23, 2015) — A youth violence-reduction mentoring program for trouble-plagued schools in urban centers has contributed to improved student behavior and performance at high-risk middle and high schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Richmond, Virginia, according to findings of a new Baylor University case study.
[Sarah Joseph]
3/20/2015
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2015) – Baylor University’s School of Music will present its annual Dean’s Honor Concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, in Roxy Grove Hall.
[Bill Leonard]
3/20/2015
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2015) – Baylor University’s department of religion in the College of Arts & Sciences will welcome church historian Bill Leonard, Ph.D., to present a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in Kayser Auditorium.
[Rebecca Sharpless]
3/20/2015
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2015) – It was the 1850s – only a few years after the first women’s rights convention – when Sallie McNeill enrolled at Baylor University as one of its first female students.
[Michael McLendon]
3/19/2015
WACO, Texas (March 19, 2015) – Following a nine-month national search, Baylor University Provost and Executive Vice President David E. Garland, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., as dean of Baylor’s School of Education.
[John Haldane]
3/19/2015
WACO, Texas (March 19, 2015) — Baylor University has announced the appointment of philosopher and public intellectual John Haldane, Ph.D., currently professor of moral philosophy at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, as The J. Newton Rayzor, Sr., Distinguished Professor in Philosophy at Baylor University.
[gathering]
3/18/2015
WACO, Texas (March 23, 2015) — A national grass-roots movement to cut across racial, socioeconomic and denominational divides to achieve Christian unity begins with a worship and prayer service for thousands this Sunday, March 29, at Baylor University’s McLane Stadium.
[Pence flyer]
3/17/2015
WACO, Texas (March, 17 2015) – Baylor University’s Honors College and Great Texts Program will welcome Millicent Marcus, Ph.D., to the Pence Lecture Series at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in the Alexander Reading Room.
[Kendall Houk]
3/17/2015
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2015) – Kendall N. Houk, Ph.D., Saul Winstein Chair in Organic Chemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles, will present this year’s Gooch-Stephens Lecture Series from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and from 3:30 to 4:30 Friday, March 20, in the Baylor Science Building Room B110.
3/17/2015
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2015) — A new youth worship leader camp featuring renowned musicians David Crowder, Robbie Seay, Shaun Groves and Leslie Jordan will be held concurrently with this summer’s Alleluia Conference at Baylor University.
[Her Texas]
3/16/2015
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2015) – Growing up in the Lone Star State, one is bound to known plenty about Texas history, but what about the women in the story?
3/12/2015
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2015) — “Remembering Genocide” — a symposium marking the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide that left some 1.5 million people dead when the Ottoman Turkish Empire decided to annihilate Christian minorities — will be held at Baylor University on March 16 and 17.
[Chapman]
3/12/2015
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2015) – Baylor University’s Honors College will welcome Stephen Chapman, Ph.D., for a lecture on historical interpretations of the Bible at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, in Miller Chapel.
3/12/2015
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2015) — Global Religious Freedom Summit, a panel discussion featuring Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr, former Congressman Frank Wolf and Bob Fu, president and founder of the China Aid Association, will be hosted by Baylor China Aid from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in the Kayser Auditorium of Hankamer School of Business.
3/11/2015
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2015) – Three Baylor students of the Japanese language have placed in the top five at the Dallas regionals of the 2015 Texas State Japanese Speech Contest.
[Global Biz Forum banner]
3/11/2015
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2015) – The ninth annual Global Business Forum, presented by the McBride Center for International Business in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, will be held March 16 to 20, and will examine “The Global Classroom: Issues in International Education.”
[Film flyer]
3/11/2015
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2015) – Baylor’s Honors College will show the Italian film “We Have a Pope” (2011) from 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 16, in the Alexander Reading Room in Alexander Residence Hall.
3/10/2015
WACO, Texas (March 10, 2015) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, health disciplines, the sciences and education were among those nationally ranked in the 2016 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings.
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3/5/2015
WACO, Texas (March 5, 2015) – In partnership with the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America project, Baylor Bookstore will host an in-store celebration of Dr. Seuss Day on Friday, March 6. Read Across America’s Dr. Seuss Day is an annual event held to encourage reading with younger children by celebrating the birthday of famous children’s book author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.
3/4/2015
WACO, Texas (March 5, 2015) – Because of inclement weather conditions, Baylor University will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Classes will begin and Baylor offices will open at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Baylor Law School classes will begin at 9:15 a.m. Thursday.
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