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Oct. 12, 2018
Texas House Committee on Natural Resources to Hold Public Hearing on Campus
WACO, Texas (Oct. 12, 2018) – The Texas House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources will hold a public hearing to hear invited and public testimony on several water issues at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Meyer Conference Center on the second floor of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St., on the Baylor University campus.
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Oct. 11, 2018
Why is Baylor increasing its emphasis on research?
Since her arrival on campus, Baylor President Linda Livingstone has often discussed Baylor’s aim to fill a unique space in the world of higher education — to become one of the few preeminent Christian research universities in the nation. Baylor’s academic strategic plan,  Illuminate, lays out some of the ways the university plans to meet this …
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Oct. 10, 2018
Baylor Set to Welcome Prospective Students for Fall Premiere
WACO, Texas (Oct. 10, 2018) – Nearly 8,000 prospective students and their guests will visit Baylor University on Saturday, Oct. 13, for Premiere, a fun and exciting day for high school seniors, juniors and transfer students to explore the vibrant Baylor campus, experience college life and interact with the University’s exceptional faculty and staff.
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Oct. 4, 2018
Baylor University Recognized Among Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplaces
WACO, Texas (Oct. 4, 2018) – For the second year in a row, Baylor University has been recognized on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s 2018 Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List.
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Oct. 3, 2018
The incredible, quiet way Baylor faculty & staff support BU students
How many people feel led to give back, out of their own paychecks, to the very organization that employs them? I’ve certainly never considered giving back anywhere else I’ve worked. But at Baylor, it’s common practice; last year alone, BU faculty and staff combined to give more than $1.7 million back to the university in …
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Oct. 3, 2018
Baylor NSF CAREER Award-Winning Researchers Exemplify Diverse Range of Disciplines
WACO, Texas (Oct. 3, 2018) – The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports researchers at every level of experience, but the agency also places a high priority on cultivating the work of promising scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians through Early Career Development Grants, known collectively as CAREER grants. Five Baylor University faculty members have received these grants that dramatically develop their research paths early in their academic careers.
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Oct. 3, 2018
Inaugural Leadership and Service Event for Students Hopes to Start Big 12 Conference Tradition
WACO, Texas (Oct. 3, 2018) – Baylor University will team up with students, staff and faculty members from Kansas State University from Thursday, Oct. 4, to Saturday, Oct. 6, to participate in the first Big 12 Leadership and Service Days, an event participants hope turns into a long-lasting tradition.
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Oct. 2, 2018
Renowned filmmaker Ken Burns speaks at Baylor
Noted filmmaker Ken Burns revealed the secret to his approach Monday to a full house in Waco Hall. “I have to admit that I have, in many ways, made the same film over and over again,” said Burns, the featured speaker at this year’s Beall-Russell Lecture. “Each production asks the same simple question: ‘Who are …
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