[Ghana Education May 2018]
WACO, Texas (May 18, 2018) – This summer, Baylor Missions is sending its largest group ever – 19 teams of 294 students, faculty, staff and alumni – to 11 different countries, including England, Ghana, Guatemala, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia, as well as two domestic locations in Dallas and Washington, D.C.
[career closet 2018]
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2018) – Baylor University’s Office of Career and Professional Development (CDP) is rolling up its sleeves and suiting up for the grand opening of its new Career Closet – a space designed to provide students who may not have excess funds with free business and professional attire.
[Stephen Evans Cornelia Marschall Smith POY 2018]
WACO, Texas (May 16, 2018) – C. Stephen Evans, Ph.D., University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, director of the Baylor Center for Christian Philosophy and Distinguished Senior Fellow in the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, has been named the 2018 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
[BOR May 2018 Dr. Livingstone]
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2018) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents accepted the University moving forward with the implementation of Illuminate, Baylor’s Academic Strategic Plan, and took action to approve a $660.1 million operating budget for 2018-2019, five new academic degrees and new Board members.
WACO, Texas (May 10, 2018) – In today’s retail climate, where stores struggle to keep up with online competition and customers can compare prices with the ease of their smartphones, the price tag is just a starting point for negotiations, said a negotiation expert at Baylor University.
[Alexa Larsen Fulbright]
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2018) – Alexa Larsen, a senior neuroscience major at Baylor University, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to the United Kingdom in global health. Larsen is among five Fulbright recipients at Baylor this spring and the University’s 56th Fulbright recipient since 2001.
[Rebecca Voth Fulbright]
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2018) – Rebecca Voth, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University studying political science, international studies, philosophy and Spanish, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Mexico. Voth is among five Fulbright recipients at Baylor this spring and the University’s 55th Fulbright recipient since 2001.
[Design 2018]
WACO, Texas (May 7, 2018) – Sophomore interior design students from Baylor University’s department of family and consumer sciences in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences recently presented design ideas to the Waco Family Health Center’s wellness center on May 2 as part of a service-learning project that uses interior design as a way to promote well-being.
[Bryan Brooks]
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2018) – Using an innovative initiative, Latin American researchers from academia, government agencies and businesses leaders identified priority research questions for the region to tackle pressing environmental quality issues.
[Camp Commissioning 2018]
WACO, Texas (May 2, 2018) – Praying that students’ lights will shine bright as they embody the University’s enduring spirit of service, Baylor University commissioned 500-plus Baylor students who are headed out this summer as camp counselors during an inaugural ceremony May 1 in Barfield Drawing Room in the Bill Daniel Student Center.
[Bill Hillis graphic]
WACO, Texas (April 30, 2018) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of William D. (Bill) Hillis, B.S. ’53, M.D., a medical physician and scientific researcher who served more than 30 years as a professor and administrator at Baylor. Hillis passed away April 26.
[Baylor-2U agreement online]
WACO, Texas and LANHAM, Md. (April 26, 2018) – 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a global leader in education technology, today announced a partnership with Baylor University to deliver three online graduate degree programs: Education@Baylor, an online Doctor of Education (EdD) in Learning and Organizational Change; MPH@Baylor, an online Master of Public Health (MPH) with a specialization in Community Health; and MSW@Baylor, an online Master of Social Work (MSW). Each of these three programs will be a new Domestic Graduate Program (DGP) for 2U.
[Center for Christian Philosophy]
WACO, Texas (April 25, 2018) – Baylor University’s Center for Christian Philosophy (BCCP) and the Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) have been awarded a three-year, $2 million research grant from Templeton Religion Trust (TRT), which will allow a multidisciplinary team of scholars to study the virtue of accountability and its relation to other human goods, including conscientiousness, empathy, humility, forgiveness and gratitude. The research project will begin this fall.
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2018) -- A new Baylor study published in the Journal of Business Ethics suggests that feelings of ethical superiority can cause a chain reaction that is detrimental to you, your coworkers and your organization.
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2018) — Whites in multiracial congregations have more diverse friendship networks and are more comfortable with minorities — but that is more because of the impact of neighbors and friends of other races than due to congregations’ influence, a Baylor University study has found.
[Sofia Sonner]
WACO, Texas (April 19, 2018) – Sofia Sonner, a senior biology major from South Pasadena, California, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Taiwan.
[John Ryan Isaacson]
WACO, Texas (April 19, 2018) – John Ryan Isaacson, a senior international studies major from Muleshoe, Texas, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Germany.
[Amanda Ward Braswell]
WACO, Texas (April 19, 2018) – Recent Baylor University nursing graduate Amanda Ward Braswell, B.S.N. ’17, of Carrollton, Texas, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright grant to India. She is among three Fulbright recipients this spring and Baylor’s 52nd Fulbright recipient since 2001.
[West Memorial]
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) – April 17 marks the fifth anniversary of the fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in the town of West, Texas. Twelve Central Texas first responders and three civilians died in the explosion the evening of April 17, 2013. More than 200 residents were injured and scores of houses were destroyed in the town of approximately 2,500 people.
[Journal article]
WACO, Texas (April 12, 2018) – Researchers at Baylor University have published a groundbreaking paper on electron transfer reactions that will be featured in an upcoming edition of the prestigious chemistry journal, Angewandte Chemie.
[Guatemala AMSA]
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2018) — Students with three Baylor University organizations — a residential college, future medical professionals and nutritionists — visited Guatemala over spring break to serve in their communities.
WACO, Texas (April 6, 2018) – Have you ever bought a gift for a friend, simply because it’s a gift that you would like yourself?
[Baylor Model UN Team April 2018]
WACO, Texas (April 5, 2018) – Baylor University’s Model United Nations (MUN) broke a team record for the most awards received at the National Model United Nations Conference March 24-30 in New York City, New York. The team of 16 students earned the highest team recognition award, “Outstanding Delegation,” among nearly 3,000 students from approximately 100 nations.
[Civil Rights Tour 1]
WACO, Texas (April 5, 2018) — Baylor University Missions, along with funding from several campus offices and departments, recently sponsored a Civil Rights Tour over spring break for students to visit significant landmarks in the Civil Rights Movement. The tour grew out of a course, “The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” taught by James SoRelle, Ph.D., professor of history and undergraduate program director.
[Ultimate Bar Passage Rate graphic]
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2018) – One-hundred percent of Baylor Law’s 2015 graduates passed the bar exam within two years of graduation, the highest "ultimate" bar passage rate of all 204 ABA-approved law schools, according to the Managing Director’s Office of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
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