This Week at Baylor – Nov. 20-26

  • h. Robert Reynolds
    Conductor H. Robert Reynolds will lead the Baylor Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, in Jones Concert Hall.
  • Tim McKenzie
    Tim McKenzie, president and founder of nonprofit ministry On Every Word, will speak in Chapel Monday, Nov. 21.
Nov. 18, 2016

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WACO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable events, including a concert led by internationally acclaimed conductor H. Robert Reynolds and a movie night at McLane Stadium.

Thanksgiving Break is from Wednesday, Nov. 23, to Friday, Nov. 25. No classes will be held, and administrative offices will be closed. The McLane Student Life Center will be closed. The libraries will remain open until 5 p.m. Wednesday and will be closed Thursday through Saturday. Residence halls will remain open with limited front desk services and dining hours.

MONDAY, Nov. 21

Chapel Highlights – Tim McKenzie, president and founder of nonprofit ministry On Every Word, will speak in Chapel at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m. On Every Word seeks to inspire the love, value and practice of abiding in God’s word both by example and instruction. For more information and a list of future Chapel speakers, visit the Chapel website.

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Concert – The Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. The concert is part of the Lyceum Series in the School of Music and will be conducted by H. Robert Reynolds, principal conductor of the Wind Ensemble at the University of South California’s Thornton School of Music. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to learn more about H. Robert Reynolds and the Lyceum Series.

TUESDAY, Nov. 22

Baylor/Waco Foundation Movie Night – The Baylor/Waco Foundation will host a showing of The Polar Express at 5:30 p.m. at McLane Stadium, 1001 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Food trucks will be onsite, including Dave's Burger Barn, Vitek’s BBQ and Pokey O’s. Click here for more information.

by Kalli Damschen, 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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