WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2018) – Carter BloodCare recognized Baylor University as its 2017-18 College of the Year, thanks to faculty and students’ donations of more than 1,000 units of blood that saved 3,000 lives.
Yesterday we hosted our annual Fall Staff Forum over the lunch hour at the Ferrell Center, where I provided an update on Illuminate, our University’s strategic plan, and we also learned a few tips on how to receive feedback from others.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2018) – Fifty years after its doors opened in September 1968 and millions of patron visits later, Moody Memorial Library will celebrate a half-century of service to the Baylor University community with a come-and-go “birthday party” from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in the library’s Allbritton Foyer. The event, which is free and open to the public, will focus on Moody’s storied history as Baylor’s main library space.
On Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. and again on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 7 p.m.-7 a.m., I-35 mainlanes, both northbound and southbound, will close to allow the contractor to set beams for the new Forrest St. Bridge.
Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Dr. Beth Allison Barr as the new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC in Allen and Dawson halls, beginning fall 2018.
Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Dr. Nicole McAninch and Dr. Mark (Devan) Jonklaas as the new Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot and Earle halls, beginning fall 2018.
The Department of Treasury has released the income tax withholding tables that are reflective of the changes stemming from the Tax Cuts and Job Act which was passed in December. The paychecks that are issued on or after January 29th will be processed using the new withholding tables, therefore you may notice a change in your net pay amount.
WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.
During his days as a Baylor student, Trey Wingo, BA ’85, would go home to Connecticut over breaks and watch a fledgling cable network called ESPN. As he took in the novelty of a cable network dedicated exclusively to sports, Wingo remembers thinking, “How cool would it be to be able to come home and […]
Every year, Dr. Randy Wood, a professor in Baylor’s School of Education, takes a group of Baylor students to Costa Rica over spring break to work with Santa Elena School in San Jose. They help raise money for books and equipment for the school, and help plan classroom lessons and activities. The hope is to […]
Baylor’s Student Union Building opened to the campus community 70 years ago this fall. But the SUB — officially the Bill Daniel Student Center — is far from ready to retire, having reinvented itself many times over the years. Groundbreaking for the SUB took place on June 1, 1940, on the site of what had […]
Among the topics that shape our nation, few have been more pressing or more ubiquitous recently than immigration. The subject can also be complex: What is “DACA”? Who are “dreamers”? What are the proper channels to legal immigration? At Baylor, we have one of the nation’s top experts on the subject. After more than a decade […]
Sept. 15, 2018 Baylor Helping Hands, a group of Baylor students who aim to spread God’s love through assisting the physically and mentally disabled in the Waco community, raised the funds for a motorized wheelchair for Amy and Jason McCarty’s seven-year-old daughter, Caoimhe, was born with encephalocele, a developmental issue that has caused Caoimhe several other medical problems throughout her life. Her family has been searching for access to an easily portable and lightweight motorized wheelchair that will give her more freedom and independence. However, their insurance would not cover the price.
Sept. 14, 2018 Among the topics that shape our nation, few have been more pressing or more ubiquitous recently than immigration. Baylor has one of the nation’s top experts on the subject, Laura Hernandez, J.D., who joined Baylor Law faculty in 2008. The daughter of parents who came to the United States from Mexico, Hernandez earned her bachelor’s from Stanford and her law degree from SMU before finding her way to Baylor, where her expertise has been called upon by many leading news outlets and journals, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Texas Public Radio, The National Jurist and the Journal of Law and Public Policy.
Sept. 18, 2018 Courtney Stennett, B.F.A (Theatre Performance) ’15, is working toward her M.F.A. and will perform as Masha in Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Play House M.F.A. Acting Program’s “The Seagull.” The show will run from Oct. 10 through Oct. 20.
Sept. 17, 2018 Greg Garrett, Ph.D., professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and author of “Living with the Living Dead: The Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse,” will give the Jane Baird Lecture Oct. 18 at the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, Georgia. Garrett will discuss how zombie stories like The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones are retelling some of our most powerful secular and sacred stories.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2018) – Following a natural disaster or strong storm like Hurricane Florence, there is usually a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2018) – Many U.S. employees believe working from home – or at least away from the office – can bring freedom and stress-free job satisfaction. A new Baylor University study says, “Not so fast.”
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2018) – Baylor University religion doctoral candidate Joshua Smith traveled to Germany for two months over the summer to improve his language skills, further his dissertation research and gain networking opportunities.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2018) – Baylor University’s McNair Scholars program will host its inaugural research symposium from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Beckham and White rooms of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St. This come-and-go event will feature scholars’ poster presentations based on their summer research.