News from Baylor

[istock grief]
12/2/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – Chances are high that you will encounter someone who’s grieving the loss of a loved one this Christmas.
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12/1/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) — The attack at Ohio State University on Nov. 28, when a student rammed his car into a group of pedestrians and began stabbing them with a butcher knife — wounding 11 — illustrates a crucial fact about mass violence, says a Baylor University researcher on terrorism.
[CaBEARet]
12/1/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) — The fall 2016 CaBEARet, an evening of Tony Award-winning musical theatre featuring Baylor University theatre arts students, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 in Jones Theater of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave.
[Scott K. Powers]
11/30/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2016) — Scott K. Powers, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida, will present a lecture on Thursday, Dec. 1, as part of The Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM).
[Veterans ceremony Fountain Mall]
11/29/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.
[Foster Campus exterior]
11/29/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) – Baylor University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business has been ranked No. 5 among the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017,” according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
[general Christmas]
11/29/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University will usher in the winter holidays this week with a number of festive events, including the annual Christmas on 5th Street.
[Christian Sahner]
11/28/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) — Christian Sahner, Ph.D., historian of the Middle East and a Research Fellow at St. John’s College, University of Cambridge, will present a lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 30.
[Soul mates]
11/28/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) — Wives with a romantic view of marriage are less likely to do volunteer work, leading their husbands to volunteer less as well. But husbands’ romantic view of marriage was associated with neither their own nor their wives’ volunteering, according to a Baylor University study.
[Online shopping]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) — If you buy more items online than in-store, you are not alone.
[Baylor challenge coin]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) — Baylor University student veterans and the Veteran Educational and Transition Services (VETS) program hosted a banquet on Nov. 17 for faculty, staff and other students who have gone above and beyond in support of the veterans’ academic journeys.
[T-giving]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) – Baylor University will not hold classes Wednesday, Nov. 23, through Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of Thanksgiving.
[poster1]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016)—This week, Baylor University will host several concerts, lectures and events, including Christmas on 5th Street.
11/21/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2016) – Baylor University’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership, housed in the Hankamer School of Business, has been granted membership into the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM).
[h. Robert Reynolds]
11/18/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable events, including a concert led by internationally acclaimed conductor H. Robert Reynolds and a movie night at McLane Stadium.
[The Rev. Canon Richard Burridge]
11/15/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2016) — The Rev. Canon Richard Burridge, dean of King’s College London and professor of biblical interpretation, will present the W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 17.
[Unfriend]
11/15/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2016) – Think twice before clicking the unfriend button this year.
[Steppin out 2016 fall]
11/11/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2016) — In 1985, the first ever Steppin’ Out was held at Baylor University with a week of events leading up to the big day of service to the community. Four years later, the event became one day full of service activities occurring in both the fall and spring — a tradition that has continued to this very day.
[Massimo Introvigne]
11/11/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2016) – Massimo Introvigne, an Italian sociologist, will lecture on contemporary discrimination against Christians at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Cox Lecture Hall of Armstrong-Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave.
[Bethany Bonner]
11/11/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2016) — This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including the Fall Festival and All-University Thanksgiving Dinner.
[Laura Phipps]
11/10/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2016) – Laura Phipps, a Baylor School of Education graduate student, was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Award (specialist level) by the Texas Association of School Psychologists.
[Erin Dixon]
11/10/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2016) – The School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA) honored Erin Dixon, Ph.D., visiting lecturer in science education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in Baylor’s School of Education, with a national award for her outstanding dissertation.
11/10/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2016) - Baylor administration has been made aware of a student who was pushed and subjected to racially offensive language from another student yesterday while on campus. The behavior is deeply disturbing and does not in any way reflect Baylor’s faith or values. We wholeheartedly condemn the behavior.
[Vday]
11/9/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 9, 2016) – Baylor University, Veteran Educational and Transitional Services (VETS), Air Force ROTC and Army ROTC will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St.
[Student pubs awards]
11/8/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2016) – Baylor University student publications have been ranked among the best in the nation by several organizations this year, and, for the first time in the Lariat’s 116-year history, the publication was awarded a television Emmy.
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