This Week at Baylor — Sept. 5 - Sept. 9, 2016

Sept. 2, 2016

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WACO, Texas (Sept. 2, 2016) — This week, in observance of Labor Day, Baylor University will be closed on Monday. Hours of operation are provided in links below. Baylor will host a number of notable speakers, lectures and events throughout the week.

MONDAY, Sept. 5

Movie Night at McLane — Students, faculty, staff and families from Baylor, TSTC and MCC are invited to a free showing of Captain America: Civil War at 9 p.m. at McLane Stadium, 1001 S. MLK Jr. Blvd., Waco, Texas. Doors open at 8 p.m. Please bring a valid college ID. For more info, click here.


Libraries: Labor Day Hours

McLane Student Life Center (SLC): Open from 1 p.m. to midnight.

Residential Dining Hours: Labor Day Hours

TUESDAY, Sept. 6

Cross Cultural Engagement Kick-Off — Join Baylor Spiritual Life as they gather at 6 p.m. for a dinner that celebrates the themes of hospitality and neighboring across the table. The dinner will be held in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center, 500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas. For more information, click here.

ENV Seminar — Fan Zhang, post-doctoral Fellow of Environmental Science at Baylor University, will speak on “Assessing the Translocation of Agnps Using an In Vitro Co-Culture Model of Alveolar-Capillary Barrier” at 5 p.m. in the Baylor Sciences Building, room A108, 101 Bagby Ave., Waco, Texas.


Chapel Highlights — This Matters: Chapel Edition: Responding to Neighbors. For more information and a list of future speakers, go to Chapel Schedule.

Honors Residential College Formation Series — Michael McLendon, dean of Baylor’s School of Education, will speak at 7 p.m. in the Alexander Reading Room in Alexander Hall, 1413 S. Seventh St. Waco, Texas. For more information, go to HRC Formation Series.


Men for Change — Men for Change is a group on campus for men to meet and discuss spirituality and masculinity. The group will meet at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center Chapel, 500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas. For more information, visit Men for Change.

This Matters: Sexual Violence and Aggression on College Campuses — This Matters forums are a series of dialogues connecting leaders from diverse perspectives to offer context to society’s most challenging questions. The event will be held at 6 p.m. in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center, 500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas. For more information, click here.

10th Annual Baylor University Jazz Ensemble “A Moonlight Serenade” – The Baylor Jazz Ensemble will perform its annual swing concert featuring the popular music of the 1940s at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall. Tickets are $5 (free for concertgoers who are 65 and older) and are available at the ticket office in the Bill Daniel Student Center or online at For additional ticket information, call the ticket office at 254-710-3210.

These are just some of the events happening at Baylor this week. For more events, visit

by Kelsey Dehnel, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 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 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.

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