WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2014) — Nashville-based bluegrass folk group Judah & the Lion will perform twice during Baylor University’s Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Nov. 1. The group will perform during the Homecoming parade from downtown Waco to the Baylor campus and then at Uproar Records inaugural Feel Good Fest at 11 a.m. in the SUB Bowl.
[Joseph A. McKinney]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2014) – Joseph A. McKinney, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of International Economics in Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business and recipient of the 2014 Cornelia Marschall Smith Teaching Award, will present the lecture “Reflections on Globalization,” in honor of the award on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
WACO, (Oct. 30, 2014) — “Border Bandits,” a documentary that tells the first-person story of a 19-year-old cowboy who saw Texas Rangers shoot two unarmed Mexican-Americans in the back following a 1915 raid by Mexican banditos on a Texas ranch, will be shown at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 101, on Baylor University campus.
[Megan Rapp]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2014) – Alumna Megan Rapp, B.B.A./B.A. ’07, will be the guest speaker for this year’s Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC) Homecoming Lecture at 2:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center. She will present a lecture titled “Letting My Life Speak: Pursuing International Affairs as a Vocation.”
[Homecoming parade]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 28, 2014) – The sizzle of the bonfire, the sensory swirl of marching bands and papier-mâché, the anticipation of a curtained stage, the roar of a stadium – if you’ve ever called yourself a Baylor Bear, these are visions of home. Since 1909, Baylor alumni, students, faculty and staff have returned from flinging their green and gold afar to gather on campus and catch the Baylor Spirit once more. This year, Thursday, Oct. 30, to Sunday, Nov. 1, will mark the 105th anniversary of Baylor University’s Homecoming celebration.
[Dr. Tyler Cooper]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 27, 2014) – The Baylor School of Education will address the issue of American healthcare with guest speaker Tyler Cooper, B.B.A. ’94, M.P.H., M.D., at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 101. The lecture, part of the Distinguished Lecture Series in the Baylor School of Education, is titled “Social and Ethical Considerations Regarding Who Has a Right to Healthcare.”
[Bishop Daniel E  Flores]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 24, 2014) – Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion will address the relationship between the secular and sacred with Bishop Daniel Flores at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Paul W. Powell Chapel of George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
[Terry Teachout]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 24, 2014) – Renowned Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout will return to Baylor University’s campus to speak at the 21st Annual Laura Blanche Jackson Lectureship in World Issues at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Paul W. Powell Chapel in Truett Seminary. Teachout will lecture on “The Story of Ambassador Satch: Louis Armstrong, Jazz, and International Relations.” A reception will follow in Truett’s Great Hall.
[Family Business of the Year]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2014) – Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business will honor the 2014 Texas Family Business of the Year Award winners and finalists at an awards banquet Nov. 6 at Baylor University’s Bill Daniel Student Center.
[Barbara Cooper]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2014) -- Barbara Cooper, Ph.D., professor of history at Rutgers University, will deliver two lectures on Wednesday, Oct. 22, and Thursday, Oct. 23, as part of the 37th Annual Charles Edmondson Historical Lecture Series under the topic of "Evangelical Christians in the Muslim Sahel."
WACO, Texas (Oct. 16, 2014) -- "Faith and Film" will be the theme of the 2014 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture. Hosted by the Institute for Faith and Learning and the Institute for Studies of Religion, the conference will take place Thursday, Oct. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 25.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2014) – Representatives from more than 100 accredited law schools will visit the Baylor University campus next week to meet face-to-face with the university’s pre-law students. The Law School Fair, sponsored by the Southwest Association of PreLaw Advisors, will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Center.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 16, 2014) – Baylor University’s School of Social Work is expanding the reach of its Master of Social Work program by offering the program at a location in the Houston metropolitan area, beginning in August 2015.
[Arthur Benjamin]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 16, 2014) – Magician and mathematician Arthur Benjamin, Ph.D., professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, will set the stage for two mind-bending lectures in honor of the Seventh Annual Baylor Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics. Benjamin will present his lecture “Combinatorial Trigonometry (and a method to DIE for) at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 in the Baylor Sciences Building room, D109 followed by “Mathemagics!” at 7 p.m. in the Baylor Sciences Building, room B110.
[Herman J. Selderhuis]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2014) -- As Worldwide Protestant institutions prepare for the approaching 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Herman J. Selderhuis, Ph.D., will come to Baylor campus to give a free lecture on why it’s worth celebrating.
[John Quiñones]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2014) – In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Baylor University Hispanic Student Association will host ABC News correspondent and “What Would You Do?” anchor John Quiñones during its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, on the fifth floor of Cashion Academic Center.
WACO, TX (October 15, 2014) – The Health, Human Performance and Recreation (HHPR) department of Baylor University College of Health and Human Sciences is hosting the 2014 Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM) Fall Lecture Tour on Thursday, October 16th at 12:30 p.m. in the Baylor Science Building, RM D.110. The community is invited to the free lecture and visitor parking is available by calling (254) 710-7275 or by email at
[Baylor Law School]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2014) – Baylor University Law School will host the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s Tournament of Champions, one of the nation’s premiere mock trial competitions, Oct. 17-19.
[Gunther Uhlmann]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2014) – The Baylor University department of mathematics will welcome to campus world-renowned mathematician Gunther Uhlmann, Ph.D., who will examine the possibilities of invisibility in everyday life during a lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 101.
[Opera logo]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2014) – Baylor Opera will set the stage for a night of romance, betrayal and music on Wednesday, Oct. 15, and Thursday, Oct. 16, with a medley of well-known opera and musical scenes. The program, titled “Love, Deceit, and . . . Tango,” will begin at 7:30 p.m. both days and will take place in Roxy Grove Hall, 624 Speight Ave. in Waco. Both concerts are free and open to the public.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2014) — For the second year in a row, Baylor University took the lead on the last day of the Baylor vs. TCU Young Alumni Challenge after a close race, raising nearly $39,000 from 1,011 Baylor young alumni. The fundraising competition, dubbed the I-35 Battle Royale, began Sept. 24 and ended Oct. 8.
[James Riordan]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 10, 2014) – James Riordan, Ph.D., has spent more than three decades in development and policy reformation, and he will share his wisdom on the subject at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Cashion Academic Center, Room 103.
[parklet long shot]
WACO, Texas (Oct.10, 2014) – Interior design students from Baylor University have partnered with the city of Waco to bring color and community to the streets through an unusual development.
[Honors College Logo]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2014) – The Baylor Honors College will host an evening to celebrate the arts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Alexander Reading Room. The event will include music performances and poetry readings.
[Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2014) – The internationally renowned Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet will take the stage for Baylor University’s Distinguished Artist series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in Roxy Grove Hall, 624 Speight Ave. in Waco.
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