Announcements

[Outdoor Emergency Speakers]
12/1/2022
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2022) – **CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER** Baylor University will join City of Waco and McLennan County partners – in cooperation with the Waco/McLennan County Office of Emergency Management – to conduct a regular test of outdoor tornado sirens, beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2.
[Calculus]
11/28/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2022) – Baylor University’s Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE) within the Paul L. Foster Success Center has received a $250,000 Student Success Acceleration Program (SSAP) Implementation Grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to assist students, including those from underrepresented populations, in calculus.
[Truett]
11/18/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2022) - Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary Dean Todd D. Still, Ph.D., announced today the appointment of Jason Vickers, Ph.D., as professor of Christian Theology and as the inaugural holder of The William J. Abraham Chair of Wesleyan Studies.
[Christmas Concerts]
11/15/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2022) - The Baylor School of Music adds to Christmas festivities with an array of Christmas concerts that range from the sold-out performances of the popular A Baylor Christmas and Chamber Singers Christmas Concert, to the Baylor Bronze Handbell Concert and the 48 bells of the McLane Carillon sounding out across campus.
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11/14/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2022) – Deborah Logan, Ph.D., professor emerita of English at Western Kentucky University, will present “Harriet Martineau: Spirit of the Victorian Age” at Baylor University’s Armstrong Browning Library and Museum and online via Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, as part of ABL’s annual Benefactors Day celebration.
[Todd Buras, Ph.D., and Phillip Donnelly, Ph.D.]
11/10/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2022) – Baylor University faculty members Todd Buras, Ph.D., chair and associate professor of philosophy in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Phillip Donnelly, Ph.D., director of the Great Texts program and professor of literature in the Honors College, have received a $189,999 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to build on the success of their 2021 summer seminar Disputatio and the Pursuit of Wisdom in the Humanities.
[Faith Stained Glass]
11/9/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 9, 2022) – When the architects of Baylor University’s Institute for Faith and Learning (IFL) convened in 1997 to lay out its foundations, there was no guarantee that its influence would extend beyond the Baylor campus. A quarter century later, Baylor IFL is celebrating its worldwide contributions to nurturing the synergy between faith and reason.
[Fudge Football Development Center]
11/4/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 4, 2022) – At its regular quarterly meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents focused its discussion on Baylor’s position in the higher education marketplace, highlighted by strong financial reports about upgraded bond ratings and positive investment returns amid continued strong demand for a Baylor experience and education.
[Tornado Watch vs Warning]
11/4/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 4, 2022) – As a cold front moves across Texas, the National Weather Service has issued a Tornado WATCH for a large portion of Central Texas, including Waco and McLennan County, effective until 8 p.m. CDT. This means that tornadoes – along with damaging winds and hail – are possible in and near the watch area.
[National Preaching Conf.]
11/3/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 3, 2022) - The Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary will present the third annual National Preaching Conference on Nov. 15-17 at First Baptist Church of Waco.
[Classical Education Speakers]
11/2/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2022) – The Baylor University Provost Conference Series will present its inaugural event, Classics and Classical Education in the Black Community, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in room 506 of the Cashion Academic Center.
[Outdoor Emergency Speakers]
11/1/2022
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2022) – ***POSTPONED due to forecasted inclement weather.*** Baylor University will join City of Waco and McLennan County partners – in cooperation with the Waco/McLennan County Office of Emergency Management – to conduct a regular test of outdoor tornado sirens, beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4.
[Karen Cotter, Ph.D., RN, CNE]
10/31/2022
DALLAS, Texas (Oct. 31, 2022) – The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of its Associate Dean for the Pre-Licensure Program and Clinical Assistant Professor Karen Cotter, Ph.D., RN, CNE.
[Faith Symposium]
10/24/2022
WACO, Texas (Oct. 24, 2022) – The annual Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture will focus on “Art Seeking Understanding” and feature more than 130 speakers from North America, Europe and Africa, representing a diverse range of fields, including philosophy, medicine, history, theology, engineering, ministry and literature.
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10/24/2022
WACO, Texas (Oct. 24, 2022) – UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 9:30 p.m. As a front moves across Texas, the National Weather Service has issued a Tornado WATCH for a large portion of Central Texas, including Waco and McLennan County, effective until midnight (12:00 a.m. CDT). This means that tornadoes – along with damaging winds and hail – are possible in and near the watch area.
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10/18/2022
WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2022) – Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 (NBC) will team up again to televise the 113th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade, one of the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades in the nation, with live coverage from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus.
[Baylor Libraries Author Series]
10/17/2022
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2022) – Baylor University alumna and author Aurelia Dávila Pratt will introduce her new book, “A Brown Girl's Epiphany: Reclaim Your Intuition and Step into Your Power,” and hold a book signing as the first presenter in the Baylor Libraries Author Series at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Moody Memorial Library.
[Institute for Oral History]
10/17/2022
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2022) – The Oral History Association [OHA] has announced that Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History (IOH) will be the organization’s new home, effective Jan. 1, 2023.
[Dr. Torie A. Johnson]
10/17/2022
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2022) – Longtime Southeastern Conference academic administrator Dr. Torie A. Johnson will join Baylor University as its new associate vice president for strategic communications and initiatives, effective Nov. 28.
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