WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2017) – Kate Bowler, Ph.D., assistant professor of the history of Christianity in North America at Duke Divinity School, will lecture on the shift in leadership roles for Christian women at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in Room 102 of the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 300 Guittard Ave.
Waco, Texas (February 22, 2017) – In a report to the Baylor Board of Regents on Feb. 17, Presidential Search Committee Chair Bob Brewton, BBA ’74, of Houston, shared progress by the 12-member committee toward the recommendation of the University’s 15th president. The Committee hopes to complete its work and join the University in announcing a new president by the end of the spring semester.
On Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. until noon, OCR representatives will be on campus on the second floor of the Student Union Building to host open office hours. During this time, students, faculty and staff may stop by and visit with OCR representatives one-on-one.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2017) — Doug Rogers, Ed.D., associate professor in the Baylor School of Education, will be inducted as the president of the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) on March 10, 2017, at the organization’s annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Feb. 27, 2017 Two hundred students, faculty and staff will participate in missions over Spring Break. Baylor’s Global Preparedness Group plans extensively to ensure their safety whether they are serving in the U.S. or abroad for a week or a semester. Holly Tate, assistant director for missions and Bo White, director of study abroad, are quoted in the article. Leigh Ann Moffett, director of emergency management; Steve Kieff, AVP for enterprise risk management; Jared Bickenbach, assistant director of emergency management and global preparedness; and Erin Thoes, coordinator of faculty-led study abroad and international travel communications serve along with Tate and White on the Global Preparedness Group. (Tonya B. Lewis, director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and coordinated the interview.)
Feb. 15, 2017 This photo gallery features the namesake of the George W. Truett Theological Seminary. Truett was one of the most famous Southern Baptist clergymen and pastors. He was president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1927 to 1929.
Feb. 13, 2017 This story features new research by Baylor’s Peter Klein, Ph.D., professor of entrepreneurship and senior fellow in the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. Klein’s research, published in Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, shows that the establishment of university-affiliated incubators is often followed by a reduction in the quality of university innovations. Klein is quoted.
March 1, 2017 Article about an upcoming book — a spiritual biography of Christian anthropologist/author/feminist Margaret Mead — by Elesha Coffman, Ph.D., assistant professor of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences.
On Saturday, Baylor athletic programs brought home two Big 12 championships — one that Bears have perhaps come to expect, and one that was completely new. First came the Lady Bear basketball team, which won its seventh straight Big 12 regular season title. To put that in perspective, only two Big 12 teams — in any […]
[For Community Leader Appreciation Week, we’re sharing thoughts from CLs across campus all week; today, a Brooks Flats CL.] “All my life, I’ve been kind of willy-nilly, kind of a flower child, and it’s been fine. It worked for me. I called it ‘organized chaos,’ and it was perfect. And then you get into a position […]
When Baylor sophomore David Grotberg passed away suddenly last fall, the outpouring of support his family saw from various communities, both inside and outside Baylor, was humbling. Now, his family is working to give back by creating a scholarship in David’s honor. Grotberg was a second-year University Scholar, a member of the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, president of […]
[For Community Leader Appreciation Week, we’re sharing thoughts from CLs across campus all week; today, a Kokernot CL.] “[As a freshman, I struggled with] identity. A lot of it was, ‘Where do I find my place? Where do I find belonging? What are the things that make me find value?’ I was finding value in the […]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2017) – The work of four apparel design and product development majors at Baylor University received national recognition at this year’s highly competitive National Make it with Wool competition held (date) in Denver.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2017) — Millennials who are pursuing careers in public relations do not feel prepared to offer advice on ethics to their companies — and in fact, they do not expect to face ethical dilemmas at work, according to a Baylor University study.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 24, 2017) – In a report to the Baylor University Board of Regents on Feb. 17, Presidential Search Committee Chair Bob Brewton, B.B.A. ’74, of Houston, shared progress by the 12-member committee toward the recommendation of the University’s 15th president. The Committee hopes to complete its work and join the University in announcing a new president by the end of the spring semester.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 24, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, events and concerts, including the African Student Association Fashion Show and a black gospel music celebration in honor of Black History Month.