WACO, Texas (May 17, 2012) - Baylor University announced today that the university has received a major gift from Sheila and Walter Umphrey, BBA '59, JD '65, of Beaumont, for Baylor Stadium, the university's new on-campus football stadium. This generous gift - which ranks among the top 10 capital gifts in university history and top five gifts in Baylor Athletics' history - will support construction of the Sheila and Walter Umphrey Bridge at Baylor Stadium that will be built over the Brazos River, connecting the new stadium with Baylor Law School and the Baylor campus.
James Wren, professor of law at Baylor Law School, was selected as an Outstanding University Professor (Tenure-track/Teaching) by Baylor University and was recognized at graduation ceremonies on May 12.
WACO, Texas (May 9, 2012) - Baylor University announced today that the university has received a major gift from John Eddie Williams Jr., BBA '76, JD '78, of Houston for Baylor Stadium. This generous gift, which ranks among the top five capital gifts in university history, will support construction of the university's new on-campus football stadium - Baylor Stadium - to be built alongside the Brazos River. With this naming rights gift, the field at Baylor Stadium will be named John Eddie Williams Field.
A trailblazer in the U.S. Justice system recently visited Baylor University and Baylor Law School to discuss a pioneering method of teaching civics in the elementary, middle and high schools of our nation.
Sixty-seven graduates of Baylor University School of Law received juris doctor degrees during commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, in Jones Concert Hall at the Glennis McCrary Music Building on the Baylor University campus.
For the 15th time since 2001, Baylor Law School students have claimed the top pass rate on the Texas State Bar Exam with a 92.59 percent success rate, the highest pass rate for students from the nine Texas law schools.
A young man goes to Washington, D.C. and meets with national leaders, from members of Congress to judges. The experience changes his life. This might sound like a movie plot, but a Waco high school senior can say with all sincerity that this happened to him, thanks to Baylor Law School.