This Week At Baylor: March 17-23, 2019

  • Maurice Foley
    Chief Judge Maurice Foley of the Tax Court in Washington, D.C., will present “His Glory, My Story” at the 2019 Dawson Wamble Spring Symposium.
  • Helen Hiebert
    Helen Hiebert, author and artist from Colorado, will present “In Pursuit of Wonder” at the Visiting Artist Lecture.
  • Christie Sayes
    Christie Sayes, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, will present “The Transformative Impact of Nanotechnology” at 7 p.m. at the Mayborn Museum Complex for Science Thursday.
March 14, 2019

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by Gabrielle White, student newswriter, Baylor University Media and Public Relations

WACO, Texas (March 14, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a variety of events presented by the department of political science, the School of Music and the department of multicultural affairs.

MONDAY, March 18

Chapel Highlights - Matt Snowden, pastor of First Baptist Church in Waco, will speak during Chapel at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m. in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. For more information, visit the Spiritual Life website.

Movie Mondays - Movie Mondays will host a screening of “The Mask You Live In,” a documentary emphasizing how we, as a society, can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men. Hosted by the Baylor Counseling Center, the screening will be at 7 p.m. at the Bobo Spiritual Life Center, 500 Speight Ave. Free tickets can be picked up at the Bill Daniel Student Center ticket office or online.

Global Business Forum - The Global Business Forum: China 2019 will begin at 3:30 p.m. with a film and discussion series. The screening will be shown in room 143-144 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. For more information, visit the Hankamer School of Business website.

TUESDAY, March 19

World Cinema Series - The department of modern languages and cultures will continue its World Cinema Series with “Тито и ја (Tito and I).” The film is in Serbian and shown with English subtitles. The screening will be held at 6 p.m. at Bennett Auditorium in the Draper Academic Building. For more information, visit the Center for Global Engagement website.

Dawson Wamble Spring Symposium - Chief Judge Maurice Foley of the Tax Court in Washington, D.C., will present “His Glory, My Story” at the 2019 Dawson Wamble Spring Symposium. The event will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Bennett Auditorium in the Draper Academic Building, 1400 S. Seventh St. For more information, visit the department of religion website.

A Cappella Choir Performance - The Baylor A Cappella Choir will perform from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 101 Baylor Ave. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

Chapel Highlights - Christopher Mack, minister of young adults at Trinity Baptist Church in San Antonio, will speak during Chapel at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m. in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. For more information, visit the Spiritual Life website.

Visiting Artist: Helen Hiebert Public Lecture - Helen Hiebert, author and artist from Colorado, will present “In Pursuit of Wonder” at the Visiting Artist Lecture from 5 to 7 p.m. in room 149 of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the department of art and art history website.

Global Business Forum - The Global Business Forum: China 2019 will continue with an opening dinner and speaker at 6:30 p.m. in room 250 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. Li Qiangmin, Counsul General of the People’s Republic of China in Houston, will present the address. For more information, visit the Hankamer School of Business website.

WEDNESDAY, March 20

Chemistry and Biochemistry Colloquium - Matt Bourbeau, of Amgen, Inc. will speak from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in room C.105 in the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. For more information, visit the department of chemistry and biochemistry website.

THURSDAY, March 21

Women’s History Month Lecture - Mita Choudhury, Ph.D., professor of history at Vassar College, will present “Belief & Bodies in the Convulsionary Movement of 18th Century France” at 3:30 p.m. in Kayser Auditorium at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. For more information, visit the department of multicultural affairs website.

Science Thursday - Christie Sayes, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, will present “The Transformative Impact of Nanotechnology” at 7 p.m. at the Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Drive. For more information, visit Mayborn Museum website.

Distinguished Artist Series - The Julliard String Quartet will perform at the Distinguished Artist Series at 7:30 p.m. in Roxy Grove Hall at Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. Tickets are available online through the Baylor University box office or in person at the Bill Daniel Student Center. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

STEM and Humanities Symposium - Jennifer Wiseman, Ph.D., NASA astrophysicist who serves as the senior project scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope, will speak at the STEM and Humanities Symposium at 2:30 p.m. in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the College of Arts & Sciences website.

Statistical Science Colloquium - Steven Chiou, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematical sciences at University of Texas at Dallas, will present “Generalized Scale-Change Models for Recurrent Event Processes under Informative Censoring.” The lecture will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in room 301 of Marrs McLean Science Building, 1214 S. Fourth St. For more information, visit the department of statistical science website.

Global Business Forum - The Global Business Forum: China 2019 will continue with a diplomatic forum at 11 a.m., a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. and lectures titled “China’s Role in Global Technology” and “Trading with China” at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. All events except the luncheon will take place in room 143-144 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. The luncheon will take place in room 250. For more information, visit the Hankamer School of Business website.

Diplomatic Forum - The Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society will co-host a diplomatic forum at 11 a.m. in room 143-144 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. The forum will have speakers such as Roland Smith of the British Diplomatic Service, Joanne Held Cummings, U.S. State Department policy advisor to the CITFOIR, Baghdad, and Paul Roush of the U.S. Marine Corps. For more information, visit the Keston Center website.

FRIDAY, March 22

Chemistry and Biochemistry Colloquium - Pat O’Brien, Ph.D., associate professor of biological chemistry at the University of Michigan Medical School, will present “Biology & Chemistry of DNA Ligase I: From Disease to Molecular Mechanism” from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in room C.105 in the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. For more information, visit the department of chemistry and biochemistry website.

Hail Caesar! and the Comedy of Democracy - Sara MacDonald, Ph.D., professor of political science and philosophy at Huron University, and Barry Craig, Ph.D., President at Huron University, will present their new book “The Coen Brothers and the Comedy of Democracy” at 3:30 p.m. For more information, visit the department of political science website.

Global Business Forum - The Global Business Forum: China 2019 will end with a Global Issues Challenges student competition at 2 p.m. in room 143-144 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. For more information, visit the Hankamer School of Business website.

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