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WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2016) – ***THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.*** Baylor University’s department of student activities, in conjunction with Sony Pictures, will host an advanced screening of the film Risen, directed by well-known Hollywood director, screenwriter and Baylor alumnus Kevin Reynolds, B.A. (Law) ’74, J.D. ’76, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. in downtown Waco.
[Baylor In-Game App welcome screen]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2016) – When the No. 13 Baylor Bears tip off against the top-ranked Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, Jan. 23, basketball fans in the Ferrell Center will discover a new Wi-Fi network and new ways to engage with the game right at their seats through the Baylor In-Game app, just as they have during Baylor football games at McLane Stadium.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2016) - Baylor University will commemorate the life and legacy of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in the national MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, and joining together at numerous events throughout the Waco and university communities.
[Pat Neff Hall]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2016) – Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr has announced the appointment of faculty, staff and students to the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity (PACD).
[Baylor Symphony]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 13, 2016) — Baylor University Symphony Orchestra has won first place in The American Prize competition’s orchestra division for universities and colleges — its second consecutive year to do so — while Baylor Wind Ensemble placed second in the university/college wind competition, the first time it has entered the event.
[Called to Inspire Billboard]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 21, 2015) – As the Baylor University football team made its sixth consecutive bowl appearance and first in Florida, Baylor Nation also took center stage, cheering on the Bears at the Russell Athletic Bowl Dec. 29 in Orlando. The Baylor brand itself likewise was highly visible – on billboards and in newspaper, digital, television and radio ads running throughout Orlando and central Florida.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 17, 2015) – “A Baylor Christmas,” an hour-long program created from the performances of the orchestra and combined choirs of the Baylor University School of Music, will air on Gray Television stations throughout Texas and nine other states during the Christmas holidays.
[Philanthropy and the Public Good]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 8, 2015) – How do you ignite college students’ interest and participation in philanthropy for the rest of their lives? You give them an opportunity to steward and give away tens of thousands of dollars in a unique and transformational learning environment.
[Dr. C.W. Christian]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 3, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of C.W. (Wally) Christian, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion, who taught generations of students as a member of the religion faculty for more than 40 years. A memorial celebration will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Seventh and James Baptist Church, 602 James Ave. in Waco.
[Rick Mastracchio 2]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2015) – NASA astronaut, manager and engineer Rick Mastracchio – who has flown aboard American space shuttles and Russian spacecraft and spent time on the International Space Station – will visit Baylor University Dec. 3-4 to give two talks that are free and open to the public.
[Jacob Imam]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2015) – Jacob Imam, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University, has been selected as one of 32 American university students – and the only student from a Texas university – to receive the prestigious 2016 Marshall Scholarship. The announcement of the award was made today by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, which includes eight regional committees who select the recipients.
[Matt Arnold]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 23, 2015) – When Baylor University senior James Payne saw the children involved in Antioch Community Church’s STARS Mentoring Project reading books and engaging with their mentors, he knew his behind-the-scenes work was making a difference.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 12, 2015) – On Saturday, Nov. 14, Baylor University will welcome ESPN College GameDay to Waco for the second consecutive year for a live broadcast of the popular show. The show airs prior to that night's nationally televised game on ABC between No. 4 Baylor and No. 12 Oklahoma at McLane Stadium.
[Texas Tribune Symposium]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 6, 2015) – The Texas Tribune, in partnership with Baylor University, will host a free, open-to-the-public, daylong Symposium on Higher Education from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Baylor Club in Waco. In addition to the panel discussions, the event will feature a conversation with Evan Smith, The Texas Tribune’s CEO and editor-in-chief, and Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2015) - October marks National Cyber Security Awareness Month, but staying vigilant every day is vital when it comes to being safe online. Baylor experts offer six strategies to keep your data as secure as possible.
[spirit of sports]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 28, 2015) – "The Spirit of Sports," a symposium hosted by Baylor University's Institute for Faith and Learning, will feature more than 120 presentations by athletes, sports chaplains, college administrators and faculty, coaches and journalists as they explore the moral and cultural significant of sports from a religious perspective.
[Fountain Dedication Dr. Rosenbalm]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2015) – Heavy rain on the Baylor University campus did not dampen the spirits of those who gathered Friday to celebrate the dedication of the Rosenbalm Fountain, the centerpiece of a beautification and improvement project that has revived a part of campus central to many of Baylor’s great traditions.
[Rosenbalm Fountain]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2015) – At its annual Homecoming meeting, Baylor University’s Board of Regents today celebrated the announcement of a lead gift and approved the first phase of a planned golf practice facility near campus for Baylor’s nationally recognized men’s and women’s golf teams. Homecoming Weekend also included the Baylor Meritorious Achievement Awards dinner, dedication of the Rosenbalm Fountain and unveiling of the new Eternal Flame structure.
[Eternal Flame Debut]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2015) – As part of Homecoming 2015, Baylor University and the Baylor Chamber of Commerce unveiled a six-foot by nine-foot artistic structure to immortalize the university’s Eternal Flame tradition. A revered part of Homecoming, the Eternal Flame tradition honors the lives of Baylor basketball players, known as the Immortal Ten, who were killed in a bus-train accident in 1927.
[Dennis Campbell Innovative Learning Space]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2015) – As part of the university’s Homecoming, the Baylor University Libraries will dedicate classroom space in memory of Dennis Campbell, a colleague and friend who passed away earlier this year.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2015) – Since 1909, Baylor University has welcomed alumni, families, students, faculty and staff into the ultimate celebration of Baylor Nation: Homecoming. From the bonfire to the many performances of Pigskin Revue to one of the nation’s oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades, it is no small affair.
[BANC dedication]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2015) – Baylor University celebrated the official ribbon cutting and dedication of the $8.5 million Beauchamp Athletics Nutrition Center (BANC), one of the university’s newest on-campus athletics facilities located on the Brazos River, during a special event on Friday, Oct. 16.
[Dr. Paul Armitstead]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2015) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of Paul T. Armitstead, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History, who passed away Oct. 13 in Waco. He was 84. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in the chapel of Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home, 6101 Bosque Blvd. in Waco. Visitation with family will precede the service at 3 p.m.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2015) - A public memorial service for Diana Garland, founding dean and later namesake of Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19, at First Baptist Church of Waco, 500 Webster Ave.
[Stadium SPOOKtacular]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2015) – SMG is pleased to announce Stadium SPOOKtacular, presented by Lowe’s of Waco, a family-friendly Halloween event that will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, inside McLane Stadium.
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