This Week at Baylor: March 24-30, 2019

  • Mandy Harvey
    The Baylor School of Music will host a Q&A session with Mandy Harvey, a deaf jazz and pop singer-songwriter who was on season 12 of “America’s Got Talent.”
  • sandra day
    New York Times bestselling author Evan Thomas will discuss the life of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor alongside the Honorable Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
  • stephen Heyde
    The Baylor Symphony Orchestra will present a concert that will be led by Stephen Heyde, Baylor’s conductor-in-residence and director of orchestral activities.
March 21, 2019

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by Jessie Jilovec, student newswriter, Baylor University Media and Public Relations

WACO, Texas (March 21, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host several movie screenings, concerts and lectures in a variety of academic disciplines.

MONDAY, March 25

Chapel - Baylor will host a Christian ethics and masculinity panel for 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.

Lyceum Series Q&A and Concert - The Baylor School of Music will host a Q&A session with Mandy Harvey, a deaf jazz and pop singer-songwriter who was on season 12 of “America’s Got Talent,” from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. in Meadows Recital Hall in Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. At 7:30 p.m. in the Jones Concert Hall in Glennis McCrary Music Building, Harvey will perform at a free concert open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

Robert T. Miller Political Science Lecture - Laura Kalman, Ph.D., professor of history at University of California at Santa Barbara, will speak at the Robert T. Miller Lecture from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium in Draper Academic Building, 1420 S. Seventh St. For more information, visit the political science website.

Science and Religion Lecture - Denis Alexander, Ph.D., Emeritus Director of The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at Cambridge University; a Fellow of St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge; and a fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion, will present “Why Science Will Never Have the Answers to Life’s Biggest Questions” at a lecture co-sponsored by the department of philosophy, the department of physics and the Baylor Institute for Faith and learning. The lecture will be at 7 p.m. in Room B.110 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. For more information, call 254-710-2281.

Movie Mondays - Movie Mondays will continue at the Waco Hippodrome with a screening of “On the Basis of Sex,” presented by Baylor’s department of multicultural affairs, at 7 p.m. at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. Free tickets can be picked up at the Bill Daniel Student Center ticket office or online.

TUESDAY, March 26

Sandra Day O’Connor Author Discussion of Justice - New York Times bestselling author Evan Thomas will discuss the life of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor alongside the Honorable Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The discussion will be at 4 p.m. in Room 127 of Baylor Law School, 1114 S. University Parks Drive. A book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public, and attendees can RSVP online. For more information, contact Stephen_Rispoli@baylor.edu or call 254-710-3927.

Baylor Symphony Orchestra - The Baylor Symphony Orchestra will present music of Vivaldi, Bach and Mozart at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. The concert will be led by Stephen Heyde, Baylor’s conductor-in-residence and director of orchestral activities. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

World Cinema Series - Baylor’s department of modern languages and cultures will screen the Japanese film “1890 Kainan” for this week’s World Cinema Series at 6 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium in the Draper Academic Building, 1420 S. Seventh St. For more information, visit the modern languages and cultures website.

WEDNESDAY, March 27

Chapel - Baylor will host Delvin Atchison, director of the Greater Commission Team for the Baptist General Convention of Texas, for 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.

Chemistry Colloquium - Baylor’s department of chemistry and biochemistry will host David Nagib, Ph.D., assistant professor in chemistry and biochemistry at Ohio State University, who will present “C-H and C-O Functionalization via Radical Chaperones” at 3:30 p.m. in Room C.105 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. For more information, visit the chemistry website.

THURSDAY, March 28

Science Thursdays - Dick Campbell, M.S., Baylor continuing education instructor, retired aeronautical engineer and president of Central Texas Astronomical Society, will present “If you can’t see an exoplanet, how do you know it’s there?” at 7 p.m. at the Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Drive. For more information, visit the Mayborn Museum website.

Martin Museum of Art Juried Student Exhibition - The Martin Museum of Art will have its opening reception of the 2019 Juried Student Exhibition from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the museum inside Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. The exhibition will run Thursday, March 28, through Sunday, April 14. For more information, visit the Martin Museum website.

Roy B. Albaugh Lecture - Ian Hutchinson, Ph.D., professor of nuclear science and engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and author of several publications on religion and science, will present “Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles?” at 4 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium in Draper Academic Building, 1420 S. Seventh St. The lecture is sponsored by the Baylor chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the Phi Beta Kappa website.

FRIDAY, March 29

Chemistry Colloquium - Baylor’s department of chemistry and biochemistry will host Mahi Singh, Ph.D., professor of physics at University of Western Ontario, who will speak at 3:30 p.m. in Room C.105 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. For more information, visit the chemistry website.

SATURDAY, March 30

Lyceum Series - Baylor will host Jun Qian and Staff Sgt. Patrick Morgan for the Lyceum Series from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall of Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. Qian is an assistant professor of clarinet in the Baylor School of Music, and Morgan is co-principal clarinetist of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. The event is part of the annual Baylor Clarinet Festival, and it is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

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