WACO, Texas (May 17, 2014) - Former Baylor University Regent and current Baylor Health Center orthopedic physician Dr. Red Covington of Waco passed away May 14 in Waco after a brief illness. He was 75.
Baylor Regents Approve On-Campus Track and Field Stadium, Move Forward in Design Development for New School of Business Building
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2013) - At their spring meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved construction of phase one of a new on-campus track and field stadium and voted to move forward in developing the design for the proposed new School of Business building.
WACO, Texas (May 7, 2013) - With a backdrop of Baylor Stadium rising above the banks of the Brazos River, Baylor University today celebrated significant progress in both fundraising - at $100 million in private support - and construction on the University's $250 million on-campus football stadium which is slated to open in fall 2014.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Two Baylor University graduates and two current Baylor seniors have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship - the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. The latest Fulbright recipients bring the number of Baylor students and/or graduates who have received the prestigious honor since 2001 to 36.
(April 23, 2013) - Beneath streams of green and gold confetti, Baylor University announced today the successful culmination of a three-year effort to raise $100 million in scholarship support for Baylor students. The President's Scholarship Initiative was launched by Baylor President Ken Starr after taking office in 2010.
WACO, Texas (April 19, 2013) -- In response to calls for life-saving blood donations, Baylor University and Carter BloodCare will have a campus-wide blood drive today beginning at 10:30 a.m. on the Baylor campus. Two Carter BloodCare donation buses will be located on Fifth Street by Marrs McLean Gym and the Vara Martin Daniel Plaza.
The explosions Wednesday night in West have shocked and saddened us all. We are eager to be of assistance. LATEST BAYLOR UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013: Blood Drive TODAY on the Baylor Campus
WACO, Texas (April 18, 2013) - Three preeminent scholar/teachers from the University of Missouri, New York University and Universith of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as finalists for Baylor University's 2014 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, the only national teaching award - with the single largest monetary reward of $250,000 - presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching. The winning professor will be announced by Baylor in spring 2014.
WACO, Texas (April 17, 2013)--A tradition that started in 1932 as a way to "bring smiles to the faces of students" by giving them a break from classes, dawns Baylor's campus once more.
WACO, Texas (April 17, 2013) - Bloomberg BusinessWeek has ranked the innovative entrepreneurship program at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business third in the country. Baylor was the highest ranked school in Texas.
WACO, Texas (April 17, 2013) -In 1824, Beethoven completed one of his greatest works: Symphony No. 9 in D minor. Famous for "Ode to Joy" in its final movement, the symphony will be presented in a sold out concert by Baylor's School of Music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in Jones Concert Hall of the McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave.
WACO, Texas (April 17, 2013)--Ever wondered what it would have been like to live on Earth in the pre-historic times? With research conducted by Daniel J. Wescott, Ph.D., ancient human behavior is unveiled through the study of long bone biomechanics.
WACO, Texas (April 16, 2013) - Baylor University joined churches and other buildings around the country in tolling its bells at 2:50 p.m. CT today in honor of those affected by the tragic events April 15 in Boston.
WACO, Texas (April 16, 2013)--Baylor University will recognize its top students during the 21st annual Harry and Anna Jeanes Academic Honors Week, beginning with the Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, in Barfield Drawing Room in the Bill Daniel Student Center.
WACO, Texas (April 15, 2013)--Baylor University's School of Education will spotlight undergraduate research conducted by Baylor teacher education candidates at the fifth annual Science of Wondering research symposium.
WACO, Texas (April 12, 2013) - The Chinese have called it the Year of the Snake, while Ram Trucks' Super Bowl commercial proclaimed it the Year of the Farmer, but 2013 is being called by a different name at Baylor on April 16: The Year of Statistics. As part of a worldwide celebration of statistics and probability, the university will host Ronald Wasserstein, Ph.D., for a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in Room C.105 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave.
WACO, Texas (April 12, 2013)-- According to the Centers for Disease Control, "about 1 in 88 children have been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD)" and research shows a steady increase in its occurrence.
WACO, Texas (April 12, 2013)--Musique, musica, musik, muziek, music. No matter the language, music influences and shapes different cultures around the world, every day.
WACO, Texas (April 10, 2013) - From Puccini to Porter, a collection of beloved songs from stage productions will be presented by vocalists of Baylor Opera Theater in "Underground Opera: The Roaring Twenties." These performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 12-13 in Roxy Grove Hall of Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave.
Baylor's W.R. Poage Legislative Library Hosts Dialogue on 'Leadership and Lessons Learned from a Decade of Conflict' on April 11
WACO, Texas (April 10, 2013)--Baylor University's W.R. Poage Legislative Library will host a special presentation on "Leadership & Lessons Learned From A Decade of Conflict" - featuring a dialogue with former U.S. Congressman Chet Edwards and retired Fort Hood and III Corps commander Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk - at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Bennett Auditorium, 1420 S. Seventh St., on the Baylor campus. Lt. Gen. Pete Taylor, who was originally scheduled for the event, is recovering from a recent medical procedure and is unable to attend.
'On Topic with Ken Starr' To Feature Conversation with Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell April 16 at Waco Hall
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2013) - Baylor University President Ken Starr will welcome former U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell - distinguished Statesman, Special Envoy for Peace, nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom - for "On Topic," a series of compelling conversations on contemporary issues, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in Waco Hall on the Baylor campus.
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2013) - With nuclear development at the forefront of international thought following North Korea's recent actions, Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D., will present a lecture titled "Romancing the Atom: Nuclear Infatuation from the Radium Girls to Fukushima." The lecture will take place at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Room C105 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave.
WACO, Texas (April 4, 2013)--The Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER) welcomes distinguished guest speakers featured in the Spring 2013 Seminar Series. All lectures will take place at 1:30 p.m. in the Baylor Sciences Building, Room E. 231, unless otherwise noted.
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2013) - Baylor University will host the seventh annual Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Party, a free event for families that features Baylor baseball and softball games, food and activities on Saturday, April 13, at Getterman Stadium and Baylor Ballpark.
WACO, Texas (March 28, 2013)--The 19th annual Beall Poetry Festival, a four-day celebration of some of the finest contemporary poetry, will feature five renowned poets. The events, which are free and open to the public, will run Wednesday, April 3, through Saturday, April 6, on the Baylor University campus.
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