Announcements

[Kate Dimmitt]
11/20/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2017) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Kate McLane Dimmitt, B.B.A. ’56, a longtime Baylor advocate and 2014 Baylor Legacy Award recipient who died Nov. 17 in Temple. She was 83. A celebration of Dimmitt’s life will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the Creekside Center at Temple Bible Church, 3205 Oakview Drive in Temple.
[thanks]
11/17/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) — Baylor University will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 22, to Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please note the following changes in hours of operation.
[what about waco]
11/17/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host an environmental event, a variety of concerts and a screening of a local Waco documentary.
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11/14/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2017) – Do you know a high school student who is a budding – or maybe already successful – entrepreneur?
[Heather Reynolds]
11/14/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2017) — Specialists in the nonprofit field focused on innovative solution models through the lens of faith and hope for addressing the problems of hunger and poverty in communities during the annual Drumwright Family Lecture at Baylor University.
[ABL Benefactors Day]
11/10/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2017) – Baylor University’s renowned Armstrong Browning Library will host its annual Benefactors Day celebration at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, commemorating those who support ABL and continue to contribute to the world’s leading 19th century research center and home to works of art.
[Ethan Shagan]
11/10/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2017) – Baylor University’s department of history will present the 40th annual Charles Edmondson Historical Lecture Series, featuring Ethan H. Shagan, Ph.D., professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley, on Nov. 13-14.
11/10/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2017) — Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex has received a $10,000 community grant from The Allergan Foundation to support its participation in the Portal to the Public Network, which brings together scientists and public audiences to promote, appreciate and understand scientific research and its application.
[asante poster]
11/10/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2017) — Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host a lecture featuring Richard Asante, Ph.D., at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Cox Lecture Hall of Armstrong Browning Library.
[movie poster]
11/10/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2017) — This week at Baylor, students will have a wide variety of events to choose from as they prepare for Thanksgiving Break.
[Brian brock]
11/10/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2017) – George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University will present the T.B. Maston Lecture, “One Christian Ethic? Sabbath as the Diversity of Christian Vocation,” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Paul Powell Chapel of Truett Seminary, 1100 S. Third St.
[Baylor SOE Copple Gift]
11/9/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 9, 2017) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $2.5 million from Lynda and Robert Copple of Frisco that will create the Lynda and Robert Copple Endowed Chair in Christian School Leadership within Baylor University’s School of Education. The gift will enable Baylor to attract a visionary Christian leader to lay the academic and intellectual foundations of the Center for Christian Education (CCE) and establish the Center as the preeminent provider of professional development for leaders of Christian schools and for Christian leaders in non-sectarian school settings.
[Heather Reynolds]
11/7/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 7, 2017) – Baylor University’s Honors College will host the eighth annual endowed Drumwright Family Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in Alexander Reading Room, Alexander Residence Hall, 1413 S. Seventh St.
[Baylor Black Alumni Network Gala]
11/7/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 7, 2017) – More than 50 years ago, as the Civil Rights Movement unfolded across the United States of America, Baylor University also experienced the winds of change as it welcomed its first Black students. The Baylor Black Alumni Network will recognize Baylor University’s achievement toward social justice with the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the June 2, 1967, graduation of students – the Rev. Robert Gilbert and Ms. Barbara Ann Walker – at a Gala Scholarship Dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St.
[Dist. artist]
11/3/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 3, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several lectures on art and religion, along with a variety of concerts, movies and multicultural events.
[Steppin' Out Infographic]
11/2/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2017) — Every semester, the Baylor University community unites to serve the Waco community through Steppin’ Out, a day of service that strives to enhance student involvement locally. More than 1,700 volunteers from 70-plus student organizations will serve at 63 sites around the Greater Waco area from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4.
[ifl]
11/2/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2017) — Baylor's Institute for Faith and Learning will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Monday, Nov. 6, with a lecture by Mark Schwehn, Ph.D., one of the foremost voices in Christian higher education.
[Baylor EMBA Dallas]
11/1/2017
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2017) – The Baylor University Executive MBA program in Dallas has announced a new format that will allow high-achieving working professionals to attend class one weekend per month and earn an Executive MBA in just 21 months.
[John Haldane]
10/31/2017
WACO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2017) – Baylor University’s departments of art and philosophy will present “Art & Ideas: Talking and Thinking about Art” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in Hooper-Shaefer Fine Arts Center Auditorium, Room 149, 60 Baylor Ave.
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10/31/2017
WACO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2017) — Baylor University will host an exclusive screening of the award-winning Sundance documentary, “Look and See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry,” from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Waco Hippodrome Theatre, located at 724 Austin Ave. The film follows Wendell Berry, who often has been called “a prophet for rural America,” due to his passionate voice for the communities that are frequently overlooked.
[ethics 2017]
10/30/2017
WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2017) – Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business will host the 2017 Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St. The event begins Wednesday, Nov. 1, and continues through Friday, Nov. 10.
[Ceremonial Running of the Line]
10/27/2017
WACO, Texas (Oct. 27, 2017) – Before kickoff of Saturday’s Baylor-Texas football game, the traditional running of the Baylor Line will be particularly special as more than 800 women – who were freshmen at Baylor from 1970 to 1994 – will experience for the first time running onto the field as part of the Baylor Line.
[BRIC]
10/27/2017
WACO, Texas (Oct. 27, 2017) – Baylor University will host the fall 2017 conference of the Big 12 Chief Academic Officers, who will be on campus Oct. 29-30 to discuss several topics related to the academic enterprise.
[Deemers]
10/27/2017
WACO, Texas (Oct. 27, 2017) — This week at Baylor there are various opportunities to attend artistic performances and hear renowned lecturers as the community celebrates Halloween.
[DVAM Purple Lights PNH]
10/26/2017
WACO, Texas (Oct. 26, 2017) – The lights on Baylor University’s Pat Neff Hall tower and McLane Stadium, along with the I-35 bridges, will “Go Purple” at dusk on Friday, Oct. 27, as the University observes the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).
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