Faculty & Staff News: News from Baylor
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2015) - Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) has received a grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to partner with Baylor Scott & White Health North and Baylor Institute of Rehabilitation to develop, test and validate an evaluation model to measure geriatric competencies.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2015) — February 28 marks the 24th anniversary of the cease fire that ended the 1991 Gulf War, also known as Operation Desert Storm. But the end of the war signaled the beginning of a new struggle for thousands of service men and women—their personal battle with Gulf War illness (GWI).
WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Baylor University’s Academy for Leader Development will welcome Bryan Stevenson, J.D., to its annual lecture series at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, in Waco Hall.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – For the first time in its 115-year history, the Baylor Lariat campus newspaper will launch its first television newscast at 11 a.m. CST Thursday, Feb. 26. Baylor will be one of 12 universities from four continents participating in the Global News Relay.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Cheryl Riley, D.N.P., lecturer and coordinator of the Neonatal nursing program in Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, received an award for excellence in neonatal nursing by D Magazine.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) — Let the games begin.
Baylor University's entrepreneurship program is preparing to host its Fourth Annual Baylor New Venture Competition Friday, Feb. 27 to Saturday, Feb. 28.
Mechanical Engineering Professor Lesley Wright Honored with 2015 SAE International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award
WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Lesley Wright, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, was honored with the 2015 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award for her work as faculty adviser for Baylor Baja.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2015) – Following a six-month search that drew interest throughout the country from nationally known biblical scholars, seasoned administrators and prominent Texas Baptists, Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr has announced the appointment of New Testament scholar Todd D. Still, Ph.D., as the fifth dean of Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2015) – It seems only appropriate for one great man to honor another.
Jerome McGann, Ph.D., University Professor and John Stuart Bryan Professor of English at the University of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker in a celebration of the career and legacy of former Baylor professor of English Clement Goode, Ph.D., at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the McLean Foyer of Meditation in Armstrong Browning Library.
The Academy for Leader Development will welcome Bryan Stevenson to campus as part of its Academy Lecture Series at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 in Waco Hall.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2015) – Because of icy conditions on local roads, bridges and overpasses, Baylor University will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. All Baylor offices will open at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, and classes will begin at 9:30 a.m. Classes at Baylor Law School will begin at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2015) – Baylor University will operate its regular schedule today (Monday, Feb. 23, 2015). All offices are open, and classes will be held. As officials monitor the weather, please continue to check <a href="http://www.baylor.edu"><b>www.baylor.edu</b></a> and your Baylor email and follow <a href="http://www.twitter.com/baylor"><b>@Baylor</b></a> on Twitter for updated information.
UPDATE: Baylor to Close at 1:15 p.m. Today (Feb. 23, 2015), Law School Classes Will Be Canceled Following 2:15 p.m. Class
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2015) – Baylor University will close early at 1:15 p.m. today (Monday, Feb. 23, 2015) because of inclement weather conditions. Offices will be closed, and all classes after 1:15 p.m. have been canceled. The 2:15 p.m. class at Baylor Law School will be held as scheduled. However, all classes at the law school after 2:15 pm. have been canceled.
Baylor School of Music’s Distinguished Artist Series Welcomes the Takács Quartet with Lawrence Power
WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2015) – Baylor’s School of Music will welcome one of the world’s most widely celebrated ensembles, the Takács Quartet, and violist Lawrence Power to its Distinguished Artist Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Roxy Grove Hall.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2015) – Located in the heart of Dallas, Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing will host its fourth annual “Going for the Gold Gala” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Hilton Anatole.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2015) – Julia Hejduk, Ph.D., professor of classics in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, spends a lot of time with dead people.
<b>Former reporter Macarena Hernández, whose work was plagiarized, will speak about her experience</b>
WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2015) — The documentary “A Fragile Trust” tells the story of the biggest plagiarism scandal in the history of <i>The New York Times,</i> and Macarena Hernández, now the Fred Hartman Distinguished Professor of Journalism at Baylor University, is the reporter whose work was plagiarized.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2015) – Christopher Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and director of the film and digital media program in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses this year’s Oscar nominations and the role of gender in filmmaking.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2015) - Christopher Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and director of the film and digital media program in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses this year’s Oscar nominations and the role of gender in filmmaking.
Strawberries, Strawberries everywhere! The Annual Strawberry Festival will provide you with all the strawberry treats you can handle between 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 at the Penland Crossroads. Each station at the Crossroads will be filled with strawberry treats, desserts, and bites. Come get your fill and join in on the Strawberry celebration.