News from Baylor
Baylor Professor Jay Yoo Awarded Leader Award from American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
WACO, Texas (March 25, 2019) – Jay Yoo, Ph.D., associate professor of family and consumer sciences and apparel merchandising in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University, was honored with the 2019 Leader Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) for his sustained leadership, service and involvement in AAFCS.
The New York Times Best-Selling Author and Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Join To Discuss Life and Impact of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
WACO, Texas (March 25, 2019) – The New York Times best-selling author, historian and journalist Evan Thomas will join Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod of the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to discuss Thomas’ biography “First: Sandra Day O’Connor” on Tuesday, March 26, at Baylor Law School.
Top Scholar Joins Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion to Direct Program on Religion and Latin American Studies
WACO, Texas (March 25, 2019) – With Baylor in Latin America one of the five signature initiatives of the University’s Illuminate academic strategic plan, a top scholar who has researched and taught about religion in Latin America for nearly two decades joined the Baylor University faculty this semester.
Distinguished Professor of History from University of California, Santa Barbara, Will Present Annual Robert T. Miller Lecture
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2019) – Laura Kalman, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History at University of California, Santa Barbara, will present “The Long Reach of the Sixties” at the annual Robert T. Miller Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Bennett Auditorium in the Draper Academic Building, 1400 S. Seventh St.
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2019) – Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, received international recognition for his contributions and scholarly research on environmental sustainability.
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2019) – Jane Damron, Ph.D., senior lecturer in the department of communication in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been selected as the 2019 Collins Outstanding Professor, an honor voted on annually by the senior class.
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host several movie screenings, concerts and lectures in a variety of academic disciplines.
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2019) – The Baylor University department of psychology and neuroscience will host the 2019 Sharon Bischofshausen Lecture featuring Amy Murrell, Ph.D., member of the clinical psychology faculty at the University of North Texas and author of “The Joy of Parenting.”
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2019) – The Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society at Baylor University, in partnership with the McBride Center for International Business in the Hankamer School of Business, will present a Diplomatic Forum at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 21, in rooms 143-144 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
The Center for Public Justice Awards Research Prize to Baylor Social Work Student, Professor to Study Food Insecurity Among Teens
WACO, Texas (March 19, 2019) – Ana O’Quin, an Austin junior in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, believes food security is a basic human right that should be afforded every individual and family. That belief drives her nationally recognized undergraduate research of food insecurity among teens.
WACO, Texas (March 18, 2019) – Sara L. Dolan, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – for a project aimed at improving clinical practice for children who have been victims of abuse and trauma.
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2019) – Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum will host “Very Hungry Caterpillar Day” – also known as World Storytelling Day – on Wednesday, March 20, in honor of its newest Eric Carle exhibit, called Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit.
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2019) — After a rigorous review process, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex has achieved a significant milestone: accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums.
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a variety of events presented by the department of political science, the School of Music and the department of multicultural affairs.
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2019) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
Baylor University Police Department Hosts Active Shooter Training Exercise with Local Law Enforcement
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2019) – The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) along with the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and McLennan Community College (MCC) will participate in a joint active shooter training exercise March 11-12 and March 13-14 at MCC.
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Teams from Seattle University, University of Oregon and Oklahoma State University won Baylor University’s eighth annual New Venture Competition on Feb. 22-23.
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Maxey Parrish, senior lecturer of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, was named as a member of the 2019 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame class.
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Classes will not be held at Baylor University from Monday, March 11, through Friday, March 15, for spring break. Select campus facilities will operate at adjusted times.
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Chief Judge Maurice Foley of the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C., will present “His Glory, My Story” at the 2019 Dawson Wamble Spring Symposium on Tuesday, March 19.
Baylor Debate Team Prepares for National Debate Tournament after Big Wins at Mid-America Championship, District 3 Qualifier
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Members of Baylor University’s nationally ranked debate program, the Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, will be spending their spring “break” researching and fine-tuning their arguments for the 73rd National Debate Tournament (NDT), which begins March 20 at the University of Minnesota.
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Over spring break, Baylor University Missions is sending 10 teams of 175 students, faculty, staff and friends of Baylor, who will be integrating their faith with their academic disciplines and hands-on service at locations in Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, England, Japan, Peru and across Texas.
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Baylor University’s Opera Theater program functions like a professional company. Any Baylor student can audition, but a role is not guaranteed. Hard work is required.
School of Education Faculty Member Serves as President of School Science and Mathematics Association
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Suzanne Nesmith, Ph.D., is passionate about the integration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) across the disciplines, and now she has taken that commitment to new heights as president of the School Science and Mathematics Association.
WACO, Texas (March 6, 2019) – Baylor University, in conjunction with the Baylor Line Foundation (BLF), has announced the slate of alumni-elected Regent candidates presented for election this spring.
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