BaylorTV.com Gets New Look

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March 9, 2003

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Watching the latest lectures at Baylor University, touring an under-construction building on campus or catching up on past episodes of "Inside Baylor Sports" is easier than ever with the newly redesigned BaylorTV.com.

The web site now provides viewers four easy-to-navigate channels of content: Athletics, News and Events, Conferences and Symposia, and Baylor 2012.

The Athletics channel gives viewers an easy way to keep up with all of Baylor's 17 scholarship sports. All episodes of "Inside Baylor Sports" are archived on BaylorTV.com. In addition, Director of Broadcasting John Morris gives Baylor fans a daily dose of sports happenings with his special Internet-version of the "Baylor Sportsbeat."

The News and Events channel includes such content as video tours of the Baylor Sciences Building and the recently dedicated Stacy Riddle Forum, Baylor news conferences and the 2002 Homecoming parade.

The Conferences and Symposia channel provides viewers with the opportunity to see and hear the many distinguished lecturers who visit Baylor each year. The BaylorTV.com archives include all sessions from the President's Economic Forum held Aug. 14 on the Baylor campus, Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias Sanchez, the main sessions from the Hearn Symposium on Christian Music and the Dirac Centenary Conference, historian Shelby Foote, author Ernest Gaines, President's Forum lecturers Strobe Talbott and Barbara Bush, and many more. Among the upcoming lectures on BaylorTV.com include those from Art & Soul, Baylor's annual festival of religious faith and literary art; the Horton Foote University Lecture; the Herbert H. Reynolds Lecture in the History and Philosophy of Science; the Beall Poetry Festival; and several more.

The Baylor 2012 channel keeps viewers up-to-date on the progress of Baylor 2012 as the university seeks to fulfill the imperatives of the 10-year vision. The 2012 channel features an up-close look at the various construction projects on campus, the latest video that visitors see when they step into the Wiethorn Visitors Center on campus, and "Postcards from Baylor," a seven-minute production on Baylor's significant honors and achievements from fall 2002 through February 2003.

BaylorTV.com also archives special programming produced by KWBU-TV, such as spotlights on local non-profit organizations and local history snapshots.

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