Announcements

[Robert Darden]
2/19/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2018) – Baylor University Libraries and The Texas Collection will host author and Baylor journalism professor Robert F. Darden for a lecture on his two-volume book on black gospel music, Nothing but Love in God’s Water, at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Guy B. Harrison Jr. Reading Room at The Texas Collection.
[ECS students]
2/19/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) celebrates ECS Week through Friday, Feb. 23.
[Pat Neff Hall skies]
2/16/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – During its regular February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents received a status update from Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., on the Academic Strategic Plan – called Illuminate – which will represent the second phase of the University’s Pro Futuris vision over the next five years.
[isr graphic]
2/16/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host the seminar, “Reimagining Global Christian History: Fresh Insights Symposium,” from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. The discussions will cover examples of emerging global Christian history, with a special focus on the medieval and early modern worlds.
[SOE exhibit3]
2/16/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – When you first walk into Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, all appears normal. Bright lights. Colorful flags. Students filling the lobby.
Then you turn the corner.
[Niko Pfund]
2/16/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – Niko Pfund, president and global academic publisher at Oxford University Press (OUP), will visit Baylor University Feb. 19-20 as part of an effort with Baylor University Press to help develop the publishing capabilities of Baylor’s faculty and graduate students, as well as encourage Baylor students to pursue careers in the publishing industry.
[Darden's book]
2/16/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) — This week at Baylor University, the campus and local community will have several opportunities to experience lectures, concerts and productions, including the Black Heritage Banquet featuring actress Kiami Davael.
[Race and Film Series]
2/14/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2018) — Before his death in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remarked that while the nation had come “a long, long way” in its quest for racial justice, it still had a long, long way to go. As the nation prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of King’s death in spring 2018, Baylor University and the Austin Film Festival will co-sponsor a three-part series — “A Long, Long Way: Race and Film” — Feb 16-17 at Washington National Cathedral in Washington D.C.
[Hope Peace Love]
2/13/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 12, 2018) — The Baylor University Counseling Center will host its third annual Hope, Peace, Love event on Wednesday, Feb. 14, (Valentine’s Day) to raise awareness for mental health.
[mission fall 2017]
2/9/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 9, 2018) – Teams of Baylor University students, faculty and staff will partner with various community groups and relief efforts over spring break March 4-9 in order to bring hope to communities that were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Baylor Missions will work to identify needs, serve others and bring relief to the recently devastated and desolate areas in south Texas and along the Texas Gulf coast.
[Matt Hagestuen]
2/9/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 9, 2018) – This week, Baylor University will host several concerts, movies, lectures and All-University Sing.
[truett]
2/8/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2018) — Baylor University recently was awarded a $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to fund a five-year project called Soundings. The project will allow Baylor to serve as an innovation hub for 15 Texas congregations as the university and congregational leaders together reflect deeply and theologically about the nature of vocation.
[BUPD 1]
2/8/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2018) – A team of assessors from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) will be on campus Sunday, March 11, as the Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) seeks IACLEA accreditation—a highly prized recognition of campus public safety professional excellence.
[Black history month]
2/7/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 7, 2018) — Baylor University’s Department of Multicultural Affairs along with academic units across the University will host a multitude of events in honor of Black History Month.
[People's law logo]
2/7/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 7, 2018) – For many, reading the law seems more like a foreign language than fundamental American literature. Words like “arbitration,” “certiorari” and “subpoena” often stop individuals from learning about their basic rights as a citizen.
[Dr. James Vardaman Memorial Graphic]
2/7/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 7, 2018) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Professor Emeritus of History and Master Teacher James W. Vardaman, Ph.D., who died Jan. 31 in Waco. He was 89. A Service of Remembrance at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Seventh & James Baptist Church, 602 James Ave. in Waco. A memorial gathering will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, in the President’s Suite at McLane Stadium, where friends and family are welcome to visit and remember Dr. Vardaman.
[Barbara Demick]
2/7/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 7, 2018) —Barbara Demick, New York bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, will speak at the Free Enterprise Forum at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in Room 250 of Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, 1621 S. Third St. Demick will talk about her book Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives of North Koreans.
[She Sang Freedom graphic]
2/5/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 5, 2018) – The Pruit Memorial Symposium Committee and the Baylor University Libraries will present “She Sang Freedom,” a one-of-a-kind performance featuring artist and storyteller Dr. Tammy Kernodle at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in Bennett Auditorium of the Draper Academic Building, 1420 S. Seventh St.
[Amos Yong]
2/5/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 5, 2018) – Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary will host Amos Yong, Ph.D., director of the Center for Missiological Research and professor of theology and mission at Fuller Theological Seminary, for the Willson-Addis Lecture at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Paul W. Powell Chapel, 1100 S. Third St.
[New Venture logo]
2/5/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 5, 2018) – Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business will host its seventh annual New Venture Competition Feb. 23-24 at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
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