News from Baylor
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2014) – Tony Talbert, Ph.D., professor in the Baylor School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, received the McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of his career of scholarly contributions to qualitative and ethnographic research.
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2014) - Baylor University today announced a variety of gifts made by alumni and friends to create the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium, an on-campus, $18.1-million facility whose final design and construction were approved in October by Baylor’s Board of Regents.
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2014) – In celebration of March as the month of Texas’ independence, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will offer special events and activities from 1 to 3 p.m. every day during Spring Break, March 10 through 14, in the Gov. Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village.
WACO, Texas (Mar. 3, 2014) - Pastor "Bob" Xiqiu Fu, who Christianity Today calls "probably the world's best-known Chinese Christian," will speak at Baylor University on March 4 as the third of four speakers in Baylor's Academy for Leader Development's Leadership Lecture Series.
In conjunction with National School Breakfast Week (March 3-7, 2014), the Texas Hunger Initiative, based out of the Baylor University School of Social Work, has released the second edition of its Texas School Breakfast Report Card. The report demonstrates what participation in school breakfast programs looks like across the state, as school officials try to create a healthy, hunger-free learning environment for students.
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2014) – Because of icy conditions on local roads, bridges and overpasses, Baylor University will delay opening until 10 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2014) – The Baylor department of history will welcome Katherine French, Ph.D., the J. Frederick Hoffman Professor of Medieval English History at the University of Michigan, at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, in Morrison Hall, Room 100.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2014) – With the countless genres of modern music available to listeners today, music of the Renaissance era can easily become buried under current top hits. There are some groups who aim to keep that music alive, however, and the Baylor School of Music will welcome world-renowned Piffaro, The Renaissance Band at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, in Roxy Grove Hall.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2014) – The Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion will welcome Bishop Daniel E. Flores of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville, Texas, as he presents his lecture, “The Church, The State and the Shifting Dynamics of Public Secularity,” Monday, March 3.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2014) - Baylor University today announced the appointment of Mark A. Newton, BA '85, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of San Marcos, as director for church engagement in the University's Division of Constituent Engagement. He will begin his new duties at Baylor on March 19.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2014) - Roger E. Kirk, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Master Teacher in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences and recipient of the 2012 Cornelia Marschall Smith Award, will present his lecture, "What I Have Learned About Teaching Statistics," in honor of the award on Friday, Feb. 28.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of Fred S. Hulme Jr., senior lecturer in information systems in the Hankamer School of Business, who died Feb. 23. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, 1300 Columbus Ave. in Waco, with Dr. Byron Weathersbee officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Oakcrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) - The Baylor Society for Early Christianity (BSEC), a student organization within Baylor's department of religion, will present a panel discussion and lecture on Emperor Constantine's role in religious history. The panel will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, February 27, in Kayser Auditorium in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) - Baylor University's department of multicultural affairs will sponsor the culminating event for its celebration of Black History Month -- The Evolution of Black History Culture Show -- from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) - The Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER) at Baylor University will host its spring seminar series on Feb. 28, March 4 and April 4.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) -- Lori Spies, R.N., a nurse practitioner and senior lecturer in Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) in Dallas, has been named one of 24 registered nurses chosen for D Magazine's third annual Excellence in Nursing Awards.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) -- To better their survival chances, entrepreneurs and owners of small businesses in rural areas must successfully pitch their ventures to "faraway, unknown banking officials" rather than relying on local lenders as in the past, according to a Baylor University study.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 24, 2014) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of faithful friend and alumnus Joe E. Baxter of Waco, who died Feb. 22 at his residence.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 24, 2014)–Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business will host the third annual New Venture Competition Feb. 28 to March 1. The New Venture Competition is a national, two-day, dual round business plan competition for students.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2014) - The Baylor department of art and the Martin Museum of Art will present three short faculty lectures at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, Lecture Hall 149.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2014) -- "My Life in the Freedom Struggle: An Incomplete Odyssey," a Black History Month lecture by political scientist and civil rights activist Leslie Burl McLemore, Ph.D., will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Morrison Hall, Room 120.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2014) - He has been called "The Most Important Coach in America." He is one of the 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America, was named Syracuse University's Most Distinguished Alumni and was the Colts Man of the Year.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2014) - Baylor University's department of multicultural affairs and the Big 12 Council on Black Student Leadership will host the One for All Soiree Gala from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in the banquet room on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Building.
WACO, Texas and DALLAS (Feb. 20, 2014) - Baylor University today announced that it will make its renowned MBA program available online beginning this May. Applications for the program are currently being accepted.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2014) - The Center for Christian Music Studies at Baylor University will host one of the five 2014 Festival of Youth Choirs Friday, Feb. 21, through Sunday, Feb. 23, sponsored by the organization YouthCUE.
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