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Jan. 17, 2019
Baylor’s Center for Christian Music Studies Receives $1.2 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment
WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2019) – Baylor University’s Center for Christian Music Studies in the Baylor School of Music has been awarded a four-year $1.2 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. as part of its Strengthening Congregational Ministries with Youth Initiative.
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Jan. 16, 2019
Mosquito Known to Transmit Malaria Has Been Detected in Ethiopia for the First Time
WACO, Texas (Jan. 16, 2019) — A type of mosquito that transmits malaria has been detected in Ethiopia for the first time, and the discovery has implications for putting more people at risk for malaria in new regions, according to a study led by a Baylor University researcher.
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Jan. 15, 2019
Waco, Baylor Community Will Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Day of Service
WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2019) – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” To answer his question, people around the nation – including at Baylor and throughout Waco – will participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 21, and serve in their communities and neighborhoods.
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Jan. 12, 2019
Remembering a Baylor Nursing legend: Louise Herrington Ornelas
Just before Christmas, the Baylor Family truly lost a great one: Louise Herrington Ornelas, longtime benefactor of the Baylor nursing school, which bears her name. Ornelas — or “Ms. Lou,” as students called her — dedicated much of her life to Baylor nursing students. In 1999, her $13 million gift to the Baylor School of …
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Jan. 8, 2019
Baylor alumna now an international leader in adoption advocacy and orphan care
When she was only 11 years old, Emily Chapman went on a mission trip to Haiti that would forever change her life — and the life of her entire family. Upon returning home, Emily planted a seed that, after much prayer and consideration, ultimately led her parents — renowned Christian music artist Steven Curtis Chapman and …
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Jan. 7, 2019
Baylor Mourns Passing of Beloved Baylor Professor, Master Teacher Robert Packard
WACO, Texas (Jan. 7, 2019) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of beloved Professor Emeritus of Physics and Master Teacher Robert G. Packard – “Waco’s Mr. Wizard,” as one newspaper called him – who blazed a unique trail for nearly 60 years in how thousands of students related to physics. Dr. Packard died Jan. 5 in Waco at the age of 94.
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Jan. 4, 2019
Americans Are Happier in States That Spend More on Libraries, Parks and Highways
WACO, Texas (Jan. 4, 2019) — Americans are happier in states where governments spend more on public goods, such as libraries, parks, highways, natural resources and police protection, a Baylor University study has found.
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Dec. 20, 2018
Gift to Support Baylor Built Program Will Benefit Student-Athletes
WACO, Texas (Dec. 20, 2018) - Baylor University today celebrates generous philanthropic support for the recently launched Baylor Built program, a key component of the “Preparing Champions for Life” vision of Baylor Athletics. The gift coincides with the public launch of Give Light, a $1.1 billion comprehensive philanthropic campaign inaugurated under the leadership of Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D.
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