This Week at Baylor: Aug. 27- Sept. 2, 2017

  • Unrest
    This week's Movie Monday featured movie: Unrest
  • David Kerr
    David Kerr's published research book: "Ergodic Theory."
  • Judah and the lion
    Chart-topping band: Judah and The Lion
Aug. 25, 2017

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WACO, Texas (Aug. 25, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will welcome a variety of interesting speakers, topics and traditions, old and new.

MONDAY, Aug. 28

Movie Mondays at the Hippodrome – This week, Baylor Student Activities and the Waco Hippodrome will show “Unrest” at 7 p.m. This movie tells the story of a woman named Jennifer as she battles Chronic Fatigue Syndrome while still trying to hold on to the life she once knew. Tickets are free but must be picked up in advance. For more information, visit the Student Activities Website.

Dr. Linda Livingstone at Chapel – Baylor’s 15th president, Dr. Linda A. Livingstone, will speak to students during Chapel services at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m. in Waco Hall. Livingstone began her tenure on June 1, 2017 and will speak for the first time at Chapel. To watch the live broadcast, visit the Chapel Website.

THURSDAY, Aug. 31

Mathematics Colloquium – Baylor Mathematics will host David Kerr of Texas A&M for his colloquium “Entropy in Dynamics” at 3:30 p.m. in Sid Richardson Room 207. Kerr researches operator algebras and dynamical systems. For more information, visit the mathematics website.

FRIDAY, Sept. 1

Traditions Rally – Baylor will host its annual Traditions Rally Friday from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Fountain Mall. Celebrate the first home football game with a pep rally, guest speakers, performances and a concert by Judah and the Lion. For more information, visit the gameday website.

by Brooke Battersby , student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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