2018 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching Finalist Clinton O. Longenecker will Present Public Lecture at Baylor
Waco, Texas (Oct. 20, 2017) – Clinton O. Longenecker, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Leadership at the University of Toledo and finalist for the Robert Foster Cherry Award, will present his lecture "Career Success and Survival in the 21st Century: The Mandate for Life-long Learning." The public lecture will take place at 4:30 p.m., Oct. 23, in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 240, 1621 S. Third St.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2017) — Renowned theologian Robert A. Kolb, Ph.D., will present three lectures with a theme of “What Did Martin Luther Change, and Why?” as George W. Truett Theological Seminary hosts the annual Leo and Gloriana Parchman Endowed Lecture series Oct. 24 and 25.
President Livingstone Updates Baylor Regents on Successful Accreditation Visit, Academic Strategic Planning; Announces Organizational Changes
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2017) – During its annual Homecoming meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents heard updates from Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone on the University’s recent successful accreditation visit, academic strategic planning process and new organizational changes, and celebrated the recipients of the 2017 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Awards.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several lectures on religion, science and climate change along with a variety of concerts, movies and guest speakers.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2017) – Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will team up to broadcast and live stream the 108th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade with live coverage from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus.
Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture Will Commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Reformation
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2017) — The annual Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture Oct. 25-27 will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the European Reformation, one of the most significant times in the history of Christianity.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) — The Baylor Family will unite Oct. 19-21 to celebrate the 108th anniversary of Baylor Homecoming, the oldest collegiate homecoming in the nation. Below is information about the main events and traditions.
Waco, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) – Baylor University’s Institute for the Studies of Religion (ISR), Office of Spiritual Life and Great Texts in the Honors College will host the panel discussion “Theology and the Human Act of Making: Bonadventure, Mechanical Arts and the Fine Arts,” on Thursday.
United Way of Waco-McLennan County Honors President Livingstone with ‘Born Learning Trail’ at Local Park
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., often reminiscences about her father’s college degree opening the door of opportunity for his children. Now, thanks to United Way of Waco-McLennan County (UWWMC) and support from Baylor, young children and their families will be on that same educational path through the first “Born Learning Trail” dedicated in Livingstone’s honor at a Waco park.
2018 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching Finalist Neil K. Garg will Present Public Lecture at Baylor
Waco, Texas (Oct. 13, 2017) – Neil K. Garg, Ph.D., professor of chemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and finalist for Baylor University's Robert Foster Cherry Award, will present his public lecture, "How Organic Chemistry Became One of UCLA's Most Popular Classes," at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Baylor Sciences Building Room B.110, 101 Bagby Ave.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2017) — This week at Baylor there are numerous opportunities to attend interesting events as Baylor approaches Homecoming weekend.
Dress for Success: Baylor’s Career and Professional Development Teams Up with JCPenney for “BU Suit Up” for Students
Waco, Texas (Oct. 12, 2017) – Resume, check. Interview, check. Professional wardrobe, check. Thanks to Baylor University’s Career and Professional Development (CPD) and its partnership with a Waco department store, students from all majors were able to afford new professional outfits on a college budget.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2017) – The Institute for Family Business at Baylor University will honor the 2017 Texas Family Business of the Year Award winners with a banquet on Nov. 3 at Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2017) – Baylor University will officially inaugurate Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., as the 15th president in Baylor’s 172-year history during a public installation ceremony at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Ferrell Center. Dr. Livingstone’s Inauguration will highlight a week of events, including a traditional Dr Pepper Hour, a “Family Dinner” for students along Third Street near the president’s home and academic symposia on transformational research by leading University faculty.
Waco, Texas (Oct.10, 2017) – Award-winning author Tony Castro, B.B.A.’70, will present his lecture, “The Religion of Sports: From Michelangelo to Derek Jeter,” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Kayser Auditorium in the Hankamer Academic Center on the Baylor University campus.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 10, 2017) — The Mayborn Museum Complex is celebrating the 20th annual Earth Science Week in collaboration with Baylor University’s department of geosciences, through Oct. 13, 2017. The museum is hosting daily activities where visitors have the opportunity to engage with Baylor geosciences professors while exploring resources and activities related to a specific focus within earth sciences.
Waco, Texas (Oct. 6, 2017) – Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host a lecture featuring David Bebbington, Ph.D., from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Paul Powell Chapel of George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 6, 2017) — The McGee Endowed Lecture Series at Baylor University is a three-part lecture series designed to initiate conversation about the relationship between Christianity and democracy and how Christians are to think about participating in political life. This year, it will be held in conjunction with Seventh and James Baptist Church’s Leuschner Lecture Series and the Honors Residential College’s Formation Series Lecture. Series Lecture. All three parts of the lecture series will feature Luke Bretherton, Ph.D., Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School and senior fellow of the Kenan Institute for Ethics.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 6, 2017) – This week, Baylor will host several lectures on religion, politics and the environment along with a variety of concerts, movies and guest speakers.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2017) – With October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Baylor University will welcome IT security leaders from IBM, Verizon, ForcePoint and Splunk for a discussion about “The New Wild West: Cybersecurity in the Age of Pervasive Technology” as part of Baylor’s first Cyber Day on Friday, Oct. 6.
The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) is hosting National Night Out, #BUNightOut, for the Baylor residential community at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, on Fountain Mall.
Like all accredited universities, Baylor is governed by an independent Board of Regents who strive to reflect the University's many constituencies. Though this volunteer board brings to their service to Baylor a variety of backgrounds, interests and areas of expertise, Regents share a single goal: the continued advancement and support of an academically strong and Christ-centered Baylor University.
Former British Diplomat Will Speak on “The Cold War: The Penalties of Victory” at Laura B. Jackson Lectureship in World Issues
WACO, Texas (Oct. 2, 2017) — George Walden, a British journalist and former diplomat who also served as Minister for Higher Education under Margaret Thatcher from 1985-1987, will present this year’s Laura B. Jackson Lectureship in World Issues at Baylor University at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in the Foyer of Meditation at Armstrong Browning Library.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2017) — Elijah Brown, Ph.D., executive vice president of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, will deliver a lecture for the Fall 2017 G. Hugh and Beverly C. Wamble Symposium from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, in Miller Chapel of Tidwell Bible Building.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2017) – The 2017 Pruit Memorial Symposium, “Singing the Sermon: When the Message and Music Matter,” will celebrate the heritage of Black Gospel Music Oct. 5-6 at Baylor University.
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