WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2018) - William Cook, Ph.D., professor of applied mathematics and statistics at Johns Hopkins University and a foremost mathematician and authority on the âTraveling Salesman Problem,â will give a public lecture on one of the worldâs most intensely studied puzzles at the 11th annual Baylor University Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 13, 2018) â In 1994, Peter Hotezâs daughter, Rachel, was diagnosed with autism. Hotez was troubled by growing narrative surrounding childhood vaccines and autism.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 13, 2018) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of composer, arranger and modern church music pioneer Kurt Kaiser, recipient of Baylorâs 2017 Pro Ecclesia Medal of Service. Kaiser, also holder of an honorary doctor of humane letters from the University and former director of the Baylor Religious Hour Choir, died Nov. 12 in Waco home after a long illness. He was 83.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 9, 2018) â A week after launching Give Light: The Campaign for Baylor, the institutionâs $1.1 billion comprehensive philanthropic campaign, Baylor University today dedicated the Billy W. Williams Golf Practice Facility and Clubhouse, the newest addition to the Universityâs athletic facilities that provides the latest advances in training and support for Baylor golf student-athletes while preparing them as Champions for Life.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 9, 2018) â Baylor Universityâs George W. Truett Theological Seminary will host JÃ¶rg Frey, Ph.D., professor of New Testament at the University of Zurich and one of the worldâs leading scholars on Johannine literature, for the Minette and Huber Lelland Drumwright Jr. Endowed Colloquium on Monday, Nov. 12, and Tuesday, Nov. 13. The lectures will be held in the Paul W. Powell Chapel in the Truett Seminary, 1100 S. Third St.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 9, 2018) â The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) South Texas Section has established The Dr. Walter Bradley Polymer and Materials Endowed Scholarship Fund in honor of Walter Bradley, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering in Baylor Universityâs School of Engineering and Computer Science. The scholarship serves as a tribute to Bradleyâs contributions in establishing and ensuring the success of the materials science program at Baylor.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 9, 2018) â John Greening, acclaimed poet, critic, editor and teacher, will present âEdmund Blunden, War Poetâ for Baylor Universityâs 2018 Charles G. Smith lecture.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2018) â The Baylor University community will join together for Steppinâ Out, a community service day held each semester to help nonprofit organizations in the Waco community through a variety of service activities from general clean up around the city to major beautification projects. More than 2,100 volunteers from approximately 98 organizations will serve at nearly 70 locations â the largest number of service sites in Steppinâ Out history â on Saturday, Nov. 10.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2018) â This week, Baylor University will host lectures in a wide variety of academic disciplines along with performances by the Baylor Opera Theater, the A Cappella group VirtuOSO and Concert Jazz Ensemble and two movie screenings.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 5, 2018) â Kenneth M. Pollack, Ph.D., Resident Scholar of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), will present the 25th annual Laura Blanche Jackson Endowed Lectureship in World Issues on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Baylor University.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2018) â On the eve of the Universityâs 109th anniversary Homecoming, Baylor University officially launched Give Light, a $1.1 billion comprehensive philanthropic campaign for the future of Baylor, during a celebration Nov. 1 on campus.
Baylor Regents Celebrate Public Launch of $1.1 Billion Give Light Philanthropic Campaign, Embrace University’s Momentum
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2018) â During its annual Homecoming meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents celebrated the public launch of Give Light: The Campaign for Baylor, as the University moves forward under its first-ever comprehensive philanthropic campaign. Give Light undergirds Illuminate, the Universityâs Academic Strategic Plan, and impacts every aspect of campus life â academics, athletics, student life and service learning â while also bolstering financial support for students, faculty and the entire campus community.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2018) - Baylor University today announced a lead gift from Mark and Paula Hurd, which spurs the institutionâs $1.1 billion comprehensive philanthropic campaign to create the Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center. Efforts for the new center are the cornerstone of âGive Light: The Campaign for Baylor,â the Universityâs fundraising initiative announced on Nov. 1, 2018.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2018) â To recognize Rev. Billy Grahamâs vital significance, Baylor Universityâs Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) will host the Billy Graham Centennial Symposium, a gathering of leading scholars of Graham and his work to honor the centennial of his birth, from Tuesday, Nov. 6, to Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Paul Powell Chapel of the George W. Truett Theological Seminary, 1100 S. Third St.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2018) â The Baylor University McBride Center for International Studies will host the Texas Conference on International Business and Economics and a policy forum on âTrade Integration in the Americasâ Monday, Nov. 5, and Tuesday, Nov. 6. The conference will be at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2018) â Baylor University Opera Theater is an integral part of the life of the School of Music and has a long history of excellence in opera production and training young singers to enter the field, said Gary Mortenson, D.M.A., dean of the School of Music.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2018) - It is with deep sadness that we share with you the passing of Jim H. Patton, Ph.D., professor of psychology, neuroscience and biomedical studies and the departmentâs graduate program director. Dr. Patton died last night at home. Services are pending at this time.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2018) â This week, Baylor University will host a variety of musical concerts, including jazz ensemble, percussion and opera performances, along with lectures from the Academy of Leadership Development, the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion and the Allbritton Art Institute.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2018) â The department of art and art history in Baylor Universityâs College of Arts & Sciences and the Allbritton Art Institute will host Nicole R. Myers, Lillian and James H. Clark Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Dallas Museum of Art and co-curator of âBerthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist,â for a lecture Nov. 7 on âBerthe Morisot and the Making of Modernity.â
WACO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2018) â Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will team up to broadcast the 109th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade, one of the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades in the nation, with live coverage on KCEN-TV from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus.
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