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.
The No. 13 Baylor women’s tennis team (7-2) returns to Hurd Tennis Center for three consecutive home challenges. The Lady Bears will open the stretch against Incarnate Word (3-7) and Old Dominion (6-3) on Thursday at 11 a.m. (CT) and 5 p.m., respectively. The team meets No. 21 UCLA, its third opponent in the three-day stretch, on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Baylor men’s golf finished in second place at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate with a 54-hole total of 19-under-par 833. The Bears shot 14-under 269 in Tuesday’s final round, climbing one spot on the leaderboard by passing Texas (-6, 846).
Feb. 27, 2017 Baylor’s Texas Hunger Initiative co-hosted a campuswide food drive and hunger awareness forum with Baylor Campus Kitchen and No Kid Hungry at Bill Daniel Student Center. Quoted are senior Megan Rollag and Grace Norman, No Kid Hungry campaign manager for Baylor.
Feb. 27, 2017 Baylor Spiritual Life held its fourth annual Change the World in a Day event on Monday in Chapel to raise money for a ministry in Kenya to protect young girls and better their lives through education. Quoted are Randall Bradley, D.M.A., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Music and director of the Baylor Men’s Choir, and Ryan Richardson, associate chaplain and director of worship at Baylor.
Feb. 27, 2017 International Justice Mission students participated in the END IT Movement Thursday by wearing a red “X” on their hands to spread awareness about human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Quoted are Grand Prairie junior Sarah McWilliam and senior Omar Mosqueda of Salem, Oregon.
Feb. 27, 2017 This article quotes Rodney Stark, Ph.D., co-director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, who says that the common assertion that Islam is outpacing Christianity is proving to be wrong. Stark is the author of “Triumph of Faith: Why the World is More Religious than Ever.”
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 […]
Congratulations to the winners of #BaylorSing 2017 — Kappa Omega Tau, for their act “Bein’ Green”! Phi Kappa Chi (“Fool’s Gold”) and Chi Omega (“Ice Ice Baby”) took home second- and third-place honors, respectively. The three prize-winning acts will be joined at this fall’s Pigskin Revue by Alpha Chi Omega & Pi Kappa Phi, Delta Delta Delta, Kappa […]
[For Community Leader Appreciation Week, we’re sharing thoughts from CLs across campus all week; today, a University Parks CL.] “I’m a first-gen college student, so my parents didn’t go to college either, and I’m the oldest, so I really didn’t know what to expect at all. Then one of my professors, Dr. LeCompte, really gave me […]
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.