Beaumont attorney and major Baylor Law School benefactor Walter Umphrey will give the keynote address at Baylor Law School's commencement ceremonies scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, May 3, in Jones Concert Hall of the McCrary Music Building.
Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards returned to her alma mater April 15 to deliver the second lecture in the Public Leadership Series, delighting the standing-room-only crowd in Barfield Drawing Room with anecdotes from her long career in politics and challenging them with sometimes sobering accounts of the struggles women have overcome to gain acceptance in public life.
A capacity crowd of Baylor law alums, friends, faculty, staff and students of Baylor Law School honored leading Albuquerque and New Mexico attorney Turner W. Branch Saturday as the 2003 Baylor Lawyer of the Year. The award is given annually to an outstanding alumnus who has brought honor and distinction to Baylor Law School and the legal profession.
Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards will deliver Baylor University's Public Leadership Series lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in Barfield Drawing Room. The lecture, which is being held in conjunction with Mortar Board Women's Day, is free and open to the public.
Finalists in Baylor Law School's annual Strasburger & Price, L.L.P. Spring Moot Court Competition demonstrated their courtroom skills before a packed audience Saturday afternoon at the James Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom.
A number of Baylor University's graduate programs get high marks in U.S.News & World Report's "2004 Best Graduate School" rankings, released April 4. Included in the magazine's "top" categories are Baylor's law, business, nursing, education, clinical psychology, speech-language pathology and other health-related programs, including two Baylor-U.S. Army programs operated at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio.