Michael Berry, former senior partner at Thompson & Knight LLP, has joined Baylor Law School as director of career services. In this role, he will help the Career Services Office have a more concentrated focus on recruiting prospective employers and marketing Baylor law graduates, in addition to the programs and counseling services currently offered.
Fred and Princess Cameron of Houston will receive one of the most distinguished awards given by Baylor University - the Founders Medallion - at a ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, during Chapel. Established in 1969, the Founders Medal is reserved for men and women whose service and contributions have been unusually significant to the life and future of the university.
A Baylor University Law School professor and two of his former students won an important victory in the United States Supreme Court on Jan. 21. In the case of Steven Spears v. United States, the Court clarified an earlier opinion and reversed the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals on an important federal sentencing issue.
The Baylor Alumni Association will bestow the Distinguished Alumni Award upon four Baylor University graduates -- Paul L. Foster of El Paso, John Lee Hancock of Los Angeles, Dr. Jerry Marcontell of Rye, Texas, and Alma Rohm of Waco -- at a black-tie banquet Friday, Jan. 16, in the Cashion Academic Center on the Baylor campus. Presented annually since 1965, the prestigious award has honored governors and scientists, artists and denominational leaders, and educators and entrepreneurs.