WACO, Texas (July 22, 2016) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has approved a new joint master’s degree program that links the faculties, resources and classes of two of Baylor’s premier schools, George W. Truett Theological Seminary and the School of Education. The board also heard reports on Title IX and diversity, approved the lowest percentage tuition increase in more than 20 years and focused its retreat on best practices in board governance.
July 20, 2016 Strangpresse LLC contributed a Model 19 Thermoplastic Extruder to Baylor University’s research and development in large-scale fused deposition modeling. The article quoted Douglas Smith, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering in Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, who said that the collaboration between Baylor and Strangpresse will help to establish Baylor as a leader in large-scale deposition research.
What do you do when an institution you love fails you? How do you make sense of the fact that an institution that could be so intellectually stimulating, so formative, so memorable, could also have been a place for horrific behavior and ineffective responses to that behavior? What do you do with your feelings of sadness, grief, anger--even shame? Can you still love that institution, knowing what you now know?
July 19, 2016 Article about trends in global migration and the impact on demographics and attitudes worldwide quotes Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, who discussed recent findings by Pew Research in Washington, D.C., with Pew Research President Michael Dimock and Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Homi Kharas.
July 22, 2016 Tribute to the late Baylor religion professor Glenn O. Hilburn by former student The Rev. Dr. Robert Uzzel, B.A. (Religion/Sociology) ’73, M.A. (Church-State Studies) ’76, Ph.D. (Religion) ’95. Uzzel is pastor of Wayman Chapel AME Church in Ennis.
July 21, 2016 Feature on Michelle Hebal, a Rice University psychology professor who won Baylor University’s 2016 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. Hebl will teach in-residence at Baylor this spring, teaching classes in industrial organizational psychology and in her research area of diversity and discrimination.
Doris Gage, BM ’47, had never lived in a Baylor dorm. Because of it, she always felt like she had missed out on the full Baylor experience. She never had the frustration of learning to live with a roommate, or the joy of suddenly realizing she’s become your best friend. But in 1979 — more […]
“I’m a senior now… I’ll be doing my last thing with VirtuOSO, which is the a cappella group on campus, when we go to Taiwan in about a month.” What’s your favorite memory from VirtuOSO? “My first year in the group, making it to ICCA Finals in New York… Getting to perform at the Beacon […]
Student: “I think it’s a new season [going off to college]. It’s a little bit difficult, especially that I’m the first child. Letting go is not fun, maybe. I’m enjoying it, though.” Mom: “She’s loving it.” Little brother: ”I get to take her room over.” [Every Baylor Bear has a story; #BearsOfBaylor brings those stories […]
How did Baylor Campus Kitchen earn a national award for their service to the Waco community? For starters, the student-led organization recovered five tons of food from Baylor dining halls and served 6,320 meals to local charities last year. But beyond the numbers, they represent Baylor student service in action as they get to know […]
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2016) – For the sixth consecutive year, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a “2016 Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.
WACO, Texas (July 22, 2016) — Nick Strimple, D.M.A., B.M. (composition) ’69, was awarded the Baylor University Center for Christian Music Studies Award for Exemplary Leadership in Christian Music at Baylor’s annual Alleluia Conference.
WACO, Texas (July 22, 2016) – Baylor School of Education will host a three-day Summer Literacy Institute at the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation on July 25-27. The professional development conference will feature internationally known literacy experts Kylene Beers, currently an advisor at Columbia University and previously senior reading researcher at the Comer School Development Program at Yale University, along with Penny Kittle and Linda Rief — both teachers, authors and instructors at the University of New Hampshire Summer Literacy Institute.
WACO, Texas (July 20, 2016) - Live Facebook video of the sniper shootings of Dallas police officers, as well as a woman’s video capturing the fatal shooting of her boyfriend during a stop by police, also are being streamed by media such as The Washington Post.
Do you feel like you set goals but aren't getting results? Maybe you have set a goal to "study more," "do better," or "be more organized." These goals are noble, but they are vague. How will you know when you have reached your goal? Try making your goals as specific as possible.
Ever feel like you spend SO MUCH TIME studying but don't see the results you wish you did? Are you putting in lots of hours but not seeing an improvement? Maybe it's time to rethink the way that you study.
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