Faculty & Staff News: News from Baylor
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2014) - Baylor University today announced a variety of gifts made by alumni and friends to create the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium, an on-campus, $18.1-million facility whose final design and construction were approved in October by Baylor’s Board of Regents.
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2014) – In celebration of March as the month of Texas’ independence, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will offer special events and activities from 1 to 3 p.m. every day during Spring Break, March 10 through 14, in the Gov. Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village.
Every year, the Baylor family pauses early in the spring semester to look back across the seventeen decades of our institution's glorious history. On a very special day, we gather in community to celebrate that historic first day of February — in 1845 — when Baylor University was chartered by the Republic of Texas.
Construction work to tie in the main storm drain line under Third Street to connect to the future site of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation will close the southbound lane of Third Street between Speight Avenue and Bagby Avenue from Monday, March 10, through Friday, March 14.
The monthly test of the outdoor mass notification and indoor voice evacuation systems will occur this Friday, March 7th between 2:15 and 2:30 PM.
WACO, Texas (Mar. 3, 2014) - Pastor "Bob" Xiqiu Fu, who Christianity Today calls "probably the world's best-known Chinese Christian," will speak at Baylor University on March 4 as the third of four speakers in Baylor's Academy for Leader Development's Leadership Lecture Series.
In conjunction with National School Breakfast Week (March 3-7, 2014), the Texas Hunger Initiative, based out of the Baylor University School of Social Work, has released the second edition of its Texas School Breakfast Report Card. The report demonstrates what participation in school breakfast programs looks like across the state, as school officials try to create a healthy, hunger-free learning environment for students.
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2014) â€" Because of icy conditions on local roads, bridges and overpasses, Baylor University will delay opening until 10 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014.
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2014) – Because of icy conditions on local roads, bridges and overpasses, Baylor University will delay opening until 10 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2014) – The Baylor department of history will welcome Katherine French, Ph.D., the J. Frederick Hoffman Professor of Medieval English History at the University of Michigan, at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, in Morrison Hall, Room 100.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2014) – With the countless genres of modern music available to listeners today, music of the Renaissance era can easily become buried under current top hits. There are some groups who aim to keep that music alive, however, and the Baylor School of Music will welcome world-renowned Piffaro, The Renaissance Band at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, in Roxy Grove Hall.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2014) – The Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion will welcome Bishop Daniel E. Flores of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville, Texas, as he presents his lecture, “The Church, The State and the Shifting Dynamics of Public Secularity,” Monday, March 3.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) - The Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER) at Baylor University will host its spring seminar series on Feb. 28, March 4 and April 4.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2014) - Baylor University today announced the appointment of Mark A. Newton, BA '85, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of San Marcos, as director for church engagement in the University's Division of Constituent Engagement. He will begin his new duties at Baylor on March 19.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2014) - Roger E. Kirk, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Master Teacher in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences and recipient of the 2012 Cornelia Marschall Smith Award, will present his lecture, "What I Have Learned About Teaching Statistics," in honor of the award on Friday, Feb. 28.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of Fred S. Hulme Jr., senior lecturer in information systems in the Hankamer School of Business, who died Feb. 23. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, 1300 Columbus Ave. in Waco, with Dr. Byron Weathersbee officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Oakcrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 24, 2014) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of faithful friend and alumnus Joe E. Baxter of Waco, who died Feb. 22 at his residence.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) - The Baylor Society for Early Christianity (BSEC), a student organization within Baylor's department of religion, will present a panel discussion and lecture on Emperor Constantine's role in religious history. The panel will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, February 27, in Kayser Auditorium in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) - Baylor University's department of multicultural affairs will sponsor the culminating event for its celebration of Black History Month -- The Evolution of Black History Culture Show -- from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) -- Lori Spies, R.N., a nurse practitioner and senior lecturer in Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) in Dallas, has been named one of 24 registered nurses chosen for D Magazine's third annual Excellence in Nursing Awards.