“The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit.”
During the month of October, the Presidential Search Committee will host five listening sessions around the state during which you will be invited to share your thoughts regarding the qualities and experiences, both personally and professionally, Baylor’s next president should possess.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) — Johnny Henderson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and 2016 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year, will present a lecture on “Uniqueness Implies Existence for Boundary Value Problems for Third Order Ordinary Differential Equations” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in room H101 of the Hankamer Building, 1428 S. Fifth St.
Sept. 26, 2016 Tens of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall Saturday to celebrate the opening of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture. The museum’s “Musical Crossroads” exhibit features music from Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, founded by Bob Darden, professor of journalism, public relations and new media, and housed in the Baylor Libraries.
Sept. 26, 2016 VIDEO: Patrick Flavin, Ph.D., associate professor of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, joined KCEN-TV on Monday night for an analysis of the first presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Sept. 26, 2016 VIDEO: Baylor University is hosting the second annual Big 12 Water Conference this week at the BRIC with water scientists from Big 12 universities to discuss issues, including water use and conservation, climate change, groundwater sustainability, irrigation and water quality. Interviewed is Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., professor of environmental science and biomedical studies and Big 12 Water Conference steering committee member.
Sept. 26, 2016 VIDEO: A large audience heard Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough give Baylor’s annual Beall Russell Lecture in the Humanities. McCullough spoke on the "Incomparable Advantage of Intellectual Curiosity" and the important role of understanding history. "History is about people. History is human. ‘When in the course of human events,’ the operative word is human, so you’ve got to understand the human beings involved,” McCullough said.
Earning the designation as a Master Teacher is a rare honor, one of the highest a Baylor professor can receive. Last month, Baylor President David Garland announced that three Baylor professors had earned the title, increasing the roll of Master Teachers who had earned this designation to 26 since the honor was first bestowed 34 years […]
“I’ve always wanted to work in an area where I really feel like I can serve people and help people and better their lives. I got interested in politics and was like, ‘Well, I guess this is the way I can do it!’ I want to work in political communications somehow — trying to figure […]
If you can name only one living historian, there’s a good chance it’s David McCullough. The 83-year-old author has won two Pulitzer Prizes and the Presidential Medal of Freedom; written 10 books (including such best-sellers as Truman and 1776); narrated documentaries such as Ken Burns’ Civil War series; and had two of his works translated for […]
“[Welcome Week] was fun. I feel like we got lucky because we had a really cool Welcome Week group, and about half of us really connected and really stuck together. It’s what the majority of our hangout group is still, which didn’t happen with a lot of Welcome Week groups. But it was fun getting […]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a performance by chamber ensemble Trio Festivale from Dublin, Ireland, and a lecture from Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2016) – Baylor University’s department of environmental science in the College of Arts & Sciences is hosting a select group of scientists at the second annual Big 12 Water Conference Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, through Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC).