WACO, Texas (March 7, 2014) - Baylor University today announced a variety of gifts made by alumni and friends to create the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium, an on-campus, $18.1-million facility whose final design and construction were approved in October by Baylor’s Board of Regents.
Every year, the Baylor family pauses early in the spring semester to look back across the seventeen decades of our institution's glorious history. On a very special day, we gather in community to celebrate that historic first day of February — in 1845 — when Baylor University was chartered by the Republic of Texas.
Construction work to tie in the main storm drain line under Third Street to connect to the future site of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation will close the southbound lane of Third Street between Speight Avenue and Bagby Avenue from Monday, March 10, through Friday, March 14.
March 13, 2014 Article by W. Bradford Wilcox, Ph.D., non-resident scholar of marriage and family at Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, writes about Pope Francis and the fall synod of world’s bishops in Rome to retool the Catholic Church’s message and ministry to families. The article was originally in First Things, published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life.
March 6, 2014 Article on a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics on the connection between lack of sleep and obesity that was led by a team from the University of Michigan Health System and Baylor University, including Paul M. Gordon, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of health, human performance and recreation at Baylor's School of Education. The research suggests that obese teenagers must get enough sleep each night to lower their risk of contracting cardiovascular conditions, having a stroke or developing diabetes. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of media communications, is responsible for covering HHPR and the School of Education.)
March 12, 2014 A scientific panel selected a dual definition of Gulf War illness--one coined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the other crafted by Lea Steele, Ph.D., research professor in Baylor's Institute of Biomedical Studies, who has conducted extensive research on Gulf War illness, the complex medical condition that affects veterans of the 1991 war. This article also appeared in Military Times, Marine Corps Times and the Air Force Times. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of media communications, is responsible for covering the Institute for Biomedical Studies.)
March 13, 2014 March 4 was declared “Pastor Mark Newton Day” in San Marcos, Texas, to honor the Baylor University graduate (BA ’85) and long-time senior pastor at First Baptist Church of San Marcos. Mark Newton is Baylor’s new director for church engagement in the Division of Constituent Engagement.
Viewers of NBC’s Chicago P.D. Wednesday night were introduced to a host of familiar Baylor names, thanks to the series’ co-creators, Derek Haas (BA ’91, MA ’95) and Michael Brandt (BBA ’91, MA ’94). In just one episode, references included a home being robbed belonged to a Mr. Hankamer, a mysterious former case concerning a man […]
The approaching opening of Baylor’s McLane Stadium has excited more than just the campus community; the buzz is evident all over Waco. But nowhere is that more obvious than at the intersection of South Fourth Street and Franklin Avenue, just a few blocks from campus in downtown Waco. In 2012, a group of locals (led […]
More than 50 different centers, institutes and departments at Baylor expressly connect to the university’s Christian mission, from the Baptist Studies Center for Research to BU Missions, from the J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies to the Baylor Religious Hour Choir. And when you count in our alumni, the university’s connection to the Church at large grows […]
Business master’s programs draw students from all phases of life. For some, it makes sense to stay in school full-time after earning a bachelor’s degree to work on an MBA. For others who have been in the work force for some time, an Executive MBA (EMBA) program is the best choice. For still others, however, […]
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2014) – Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host “Remembering Armageddon: A Symposium Commemorating the First World War, 1914-2014” on Wednesday, March 19, in the Armstrong Browning Library.
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2014) – The Church Music Forum in Baylor’s Center for Christian Music Studies will host Diane Greene, executive director of worship, music and fine arts at the First Presbyterian Church of Houston, at 6 p.m. Monday, March 17.
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2014) – Baylor’s departments of classics, religion, English and Great Texts will host a lecture Tuesday, March 18, by Oliver Nicholson, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Minnesota’s department of classical and near eastern studies.
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2014) – Dr. Tony Talbert, professor in the Baylor School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, received the McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of his career of scholarly contributions to qualitative and ethnographic research.
Early registration times are posted in BearWeb on March 6. Prepare now. The Summer and Fall 2013 Schedule of Classes is now available. After March 19, students who withdraw or drop a class are assigned a WF or DF.
Note all dates for projects and exams in your planner. Request accommodationsfrom OALA. Start tutoring now by consulting the "Subjects Tutored List." After February 11, students who withdraw are assigned either a WP or a WF.