This Week at Baylor – April 23-29, 2017

  • Anja-Maria Bassimir
    Anja-Maria Bassimir will present the ISR lecture, courtesy photo
  • Allan McMurray
    Allan McMurray will be a guest conductor for the Wind Ensemble concert, courtesy photo
  • Lynne Gackle
    Lynne Gackle, director of choral activities, courtesy photo
April 21, 2017

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WACO, Texas (April 21, 2017) – This week, Baylor University is hosting several notable speakers, concerts and events, including a LEED Gold Ceremony at the Paul L. Foster Campus, StorySlam! and the premiere of “Noises Off.”

SUNDAY, April 23

Women’s Choir and Bella Voce – The Baylor Women’s Choir and Bella Voce will perform at 3 p.m. at Seventh and James Baptist Church, 602 James Ave. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

MONDAY, April 24

Chapel Highlights – Joyce Jones, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of organ at Baylor University, will perform in Chapel at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m. For more information and a list of future Chapel speakers, visit the Chapel website.

Wind Ensemble – Baylor University’s Wind Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

TUESDAY, April 25

Baylor Theatre: “Noises Off” – The Baylor Theatre production, “Noises Off,” will show from April 25-30. The showings April 25-29 will be at 7:30 p.m. and the showings April 29-30 will be at 2 p.m. All shows will be in Jones Theatre of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Baylor Theatre website.

Men’s Choir – The Baylor Men’s Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

StorySlam! – StorySlam! will be at 6 p.m. in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center, 500 Speight Ave. For more information, call (254) 710-3517.

ISR Lecture – Anja-Maria Bassimir, M.A., historian and religious studies scholar, will present a lecture entitled “After Crisis: Watergate and Positions on Politics in Contemporary Evangelical Magazines” at 3:30 p.m. in Cox Lecture Hall in Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. This event is free, but registration is required by phone at (254) 710-7555 or online.

WEDNESDAY, April 26

Chapel Highlights – A Chapel Q&A service will be at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m. For more information and a list of future Chapel speakers, visit the Chapel website.

THURSDAY, April 27

Science Thursdays at the Mayborn – Michael Trakselis, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Baylor, will speak on “DNA Acrobatics in the Cell’’ at 7 p.m. at Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Drive. Coffee and cookies will be served at 6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Baylor Symphony Orchestra – The Baylor Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

FRIDAY, April 28

Jazz Ensemble – The Baylor Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

Biology Seminar – Cynthia Zahnow, Ph.D., associate professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will speak on “Novel Therapies Targeting Epigenetic Silencing of Tumor Suppressions” at 2:30 p.m. in Room D109 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. This event is free and open to the public.

CASPER Seminar – Volodymyr Nosenko, Ph.D., associate director of research for CASPER at Baylor, will speak on “Enhanced Dynamics of Particles in Complex Plasmas: The Role of Ion-wake Effect” at 2:30 p.m. in Room D110 of Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the University calendar.

LEED Gold Ceremony – The Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, home of Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, has achieved LEED Gold Certification. The building has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council for being constructed and powered with environmental sustainability in mind. The ceremony will be at 11:15 a.m. on the second floor of Paul L. Foster Campus, 1621 S. Third St. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the Baylor Business website.

BIFRE Seminar Series – Bob Parrino, Ph.D., Lamar Savings Centennial Professor of Finance and director of the Hicks, Muse, Tate and Furst Center for Private Equity Finance at the University of Texas at Austin, will speak on “Uncertainty, Prospectus Content and Price Updates Prior to Initial Public Offerings” at 1:30 p.m. in Room 302 of Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. For more information, visit the Baylor Business website.

SATURDAY, April 29

Got Drugs? – The Baylor Police Department, in connection with the DEA and a county-wide take-back day, will be collecting old and expired drugs to dispose of properly at the Baylor University Police Department in Speight Avenue Garage, 1521 S. Fourth St. For more information, visit the University calendar.

by Kelsey Dehnel, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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