Baylor Honors College Will Host “The Pulse” Student Lecture

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April 25, 2014

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WACO, Texas (April 25, 2014) – Baylor University’s undergraduate scholarly publication, “The Pulse,” will host its annual student lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in the Alexander Reading Room to celebrate the publication of its spring edition.

Senior university scholars major Jeff Cross will speak on “Horace and the Underworld: Shades of Immortality.”

Jeff Hunt, Ph.D., lecturer of classics in Baylor’s department of classics, is the faculty advisor for “The Pulse.” He said he hopes the evening will promote the publication and the good work of the students who manage it.

“The students do great work on this research, and we are hoping the evening promotes both their work and the publication as a whole,” he said. “We are hoping to attract as many students as possible.”

“The Pulse” publishes multiple editions each year, including a printed edition in the spring and other online editions in fall and spring. It is the forum for top-quality student research in the Honors College and Baylor University at large.

Free copies of “The Pulse” will be given to all in attendance. Alexander Reading Room is located inside Alexander Hall at 1413 S. Seventh St.

For more information, call the Honors College at (254) 710-1523.

by Kristen Bennett, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805.


Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.

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