This Week at Baylor: April 28-May 4, 2019

  • Smith Getterman
    Smith Getterman, Baylor director of sustainability and special projects, will speak during Chapel at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m.
  • Jeff Olasfsen
    Jeffrey Olafsen, Ph.D., Baylor associate professor of physics and undergraduate program director, will present the spring physics colloquium series.
  • Liar
    Baylor Theatre will present The Liar, a comedy about two characters: one who cannot tell the truth and one who cannot tell a lie.
April 25, 2019

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

WACO, Texas (April 25, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a variety of seminars and colloquiums sponsored by the departments of environmental science, physics, and chemistry and biochemistry, along with the Baylor Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER) and the Institute for Family Business.

SUNDAY, April 28

Women’s Choir and Bella Voce - The Baylor Women’s Choir and Bella Voce will present a joint concert at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of Seventh and James Baptist Church in Waco, 602 James Ave. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

MONDAY, April 29

Chapel Highlights - Smith Getterman, Baylor director of sustainability and special projects, 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 “Human Flow,” a documentary led by the artist Ai Weiwei, giving a powerful visual expression on massive human migration. The screening will be 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.

A Cappella Choir and Concert Choir - Baylor University’s A Cappella Choir and Concert Choir will perform a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 101 Baylor Ave. Jerry Blackstone, Grammy award winner, will be the guest clinician. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

TUESDAY, April 30

World Cinema Series - The department of modern languages and cultures will continue its World Cinema Series with "미괴로워 (200 Pound Beauty)." The film is in Korean and shown with English subtitles. The screening will be at 6 p.m. at Bennett Auditorium in the Draper Academic Building, 1400 S. Seventh St. For more information, visit the Center for Global Engagement website.

Men’s Choir - Baylor University’s Men’s Choir will perform at 7:30 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.

The Liar - Baylor Theatre will present The Liar, a comedy about two characters: one who cannot tell the truth and one who cannot tell a lie. The play will be shown at 7:30 p.m. April 30-May 4, with special matinee performances at 2 p.m. on May 4-5 in the Jones Theatre in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Avenue. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the department of theatre arts website.

WEDNESDAY, May 1

Chapel Highlights - Burt Burleson, D.Min., University chaplain and dean of spiritual life, and Ryan Richardson, Ph.D., director of worship and chapel and associate chaplain, will have a question-and-answer session 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.

Environmental Science Seminar - Khara Grieger, Ph.D., visiting scholar in the department of civil and environmental engineering at Duke University, will present “Risk Governance “at 4 p.m. in Room A. 108 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. For more information, visit the department of environmental science website.

Physics Colloquium - Jeffrey Olafsen, Ph.D., Baylor associate professor of physics and undergraduate program director, will present the spring physics colloquium series in Room E. 125 in the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. For more information, visit the department of physics website.

THURSDAY, May 2

Baylor Symphony Orchestra - Baylor University’s Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 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.

Latin American Film Series - The Latin American Film Series will present “La Misma Luna” (Under the Same Moon), a story of a single mother who travels to the U.S. in hopes of a better life for her son. The film will be in Spanish but with English subtitles. For more information, visit the Center for Global Engagement website.

FRIDAY, May 3

CASPER Seminar - The Baylor Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER) will host a seminar presented by Bob Kaita, Ph.D., principal research physicist at the Princeton plasma physics laboratory at Princeton University. The seminar will be at 2:30 p.m. in Room D. 109 in the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave. For more information, visit the CASPER website.

Chemistry and Biochemistry Colloquium - George Richter Addo, Ph.D., Presidential Professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Oklahoma, will present “Iron-Mediated NOx Chemistry: Relevance to the Global Nitrogen Cycle” 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.

Institute for Family Business Symposium - The Baylor Institute for Family Business will present a full-day conference featuring speakers on topics that are relevant to family-owned businesses, starting at 8:30 a.m. in Room 143 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. Speakers include employees from PwC; Box Advisors; Lily Jade LLC; Creekside Ranch Group LLC; and Next Gen Panel. For more information, visit the Baylor School of Business website.

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