[istock preacher]
6/13/2019
WACO, Texas (June 13, 2019) – The Black Gospel Music Restoration Project at Baylor University is preserving more than just gospel music. In the past few years, Baylor journalism professor and former Billboard gospel music editor Robert Darden and his team have undertaken the project of restoring and preserving recorded sermons from black preachers in addition to the gospel music. While both are equally important to preserve, finding sermons to preserve comes with a unique set of challenges.
[Baylor Theatre Summer Series 2019]
6/11/2019
WACO, Texas (June 11, 2019) – Baylor University Theatre will open its 2019 Summer Series with performances of “An Infinite Ache” June 20-22 and “With Love and a Major Organ” June 27-29, both in Theatre 11 in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave.
[Founders medal 2019]
6/11/2019
WACO, Texas (June 11, 2019) – Baylor University officially presented the City of Waco with one of the university’s most distinguished awards – the Founders Medal – during a special ceremony May 15 on the steps of historic Waco Hall.
[Moon photo]
6/10/2019
WACO, Texas (June 10, 2019) — A mysterious large mass of material has been discovered beneath the largest crater in our solar system — the Moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin — and may contain metal from an asteroid that crashed into the Moon and formed the crater, according to a Baylor University study.
[D-Day]
6/4/2019
WACO, Texas (June 4, 2019) — As the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion approaches, David A. Smith, Ph.D., author and senior lecturer of American history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, reviews the launching of the joint Allied invasion on France’s northern coast on June 6, 1944 — a crucial step in the plan to defeat Nazi Germany.
[vacation]
6/3/2019
WACO, Texas (June 3, 2019) — In this digital age, what's more important when you're on vacation — the experience itself or the selfie that proves you were there?
If you want to preserve the memories, it's best to process the experience before you post the photo — a modern-day twist on the adage “think before you speak,” says a Baylor psychologist.
[Robert Darden and Steven Reid]
6/2/2019
WACO, Texas (June 2, 2019) – In celebration of African American Music Appreciation Month in June, Baylor University journalism professor Robert F. Darden, former gospel music editor for Billboard Magazine and founder and director of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, has compiled the “Heaven 11” – a list of the 11 most influential black gospel songs, from Freedom Songs to hit singles to the great old spirituals.
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5/30/2019
WACO, Texas (May 30, 2019) – The Spencer Foundation recently awarded Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work a $50,000 grant to study if and how accredited Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) programs incorporate curricula around religion and spirituality (RS) into social work education as well as assessing faculty views around the topic and how universities’ religious affiliations impact M.S.W. education.
5/30/2019
WACO, Texas (May 30, 2019) - Overnight, Baylor University experienced a lightning strike that damaged equipment that runs the University’s phone system. The majority of the system has been restored with backup equipment. However, around 20% of the phones are still not operational, including those in the offices of Financial Aid, Cashiers Office and Admissions. Until those lines are restored, please reach out to these offices by email.
[flags]
5/24/2019
WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) — In observance of Memorial Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held Monday, May 27.
[Mayborn astronauts]
5/24/2019
WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) — “Be the Astronaut,” a space exhibit designed by NASA engineers, is coming to Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex starting Saturday, May 25 – just in time for the museum’s 15th birthday.
[The Store]
5/23/2019
WACO, Texas (May 23, 2019) – More than $27,000 in personal contributions from the Baylor University Board of Regents will help fund operations during the 2019-2020 academic year for The Store, a free student food pantry operated by the Paul L. Foster Success Center-Student Success Initiatives.
[Baylor Missions]
5/22/2019
WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) – This month, Baylor Missions is sending 15 teams of 247 students, faculty, staff and friends of Baylor University who will be integrating their faith with their academic disciplines and hands-on service at locations in Ecuador, England, Guatemala, Kenya, Romania, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Washington, D.C., and the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
[Entrepreneur]
5/22/2019
WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) — Belief in the “Prosperity Gospel” — that God financially blesses faithful followers — does not turn individuals into successful entrepreneurs. But prosperity beliefs can fuel values linked to entrepreneurial thinking, such as power and achievement, according to a Baylor University study.
[Bryan Brooks]
5/20/2019
WACO, Texas (May 20, 2019) – Today, the National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) Journal of Environmental Health published the article “Uncovering Environmental Health: An Initial Assessment of the Profession’s Health Department Workforce and Practice.”
[Laine Scales]
5/20/2019
WACO, Texas (May 20, 2019) — Two Baylor University professors are equipped to conduct research they hope will result in two new books after being named 2019 Baylor Centennial Professors by the Centennial Faculty Development Review Committee.
[May Board of Regents President Livingstone]
5/17/2019
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2019) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents celebrated the historic $100 million gift for Baylor’s $1.1 billion Give Light comprehensive philanthropic campaign that undergirds Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, and impacts every aspect of campus while also bolstering financial support for students and the priorities of Baylor’s 12 schools and colleges.
[Semper Pro 2019]
5/17/2019
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2019) — Seventeen student winners of Baylor’s fourth annual Semper Pro Musica Solo & Chamber competition will perform at New York City’s prestigious Carnegie Hall on Thursday.
[Commencement]
5/16/2019
WACO, Texas (May 16, 2019) – Baylor University will celebrate its spring 2019 graduating class with commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, at the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive. More than 2,900 students are expected to receive their degrees.
[Mandy Hering]
5/14/2019
WACO, Texas (May 14, 2019) – Baylor University has partnered with four Department of Energy laboratories and more than a dozen universities in a research alliance to address the country’s water security issues through desalination.
[First Forward]
5/13/2019
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2019) – The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, recently announced that Baylor University has been selected among the Center’s inaugural cohort of First Forward Institutions.
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5/13/2019
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2019) – The movie-watching experience continues to evolve. And while directors wish all people could experience their movies on the silver screens in theaters, they know most people these days will be watching on the big screens in their living rooms or on the small screens in their hands.
[commencement 2019]
5/10/2019
WACO, Texas (May 10, 2019) – As the spring semester comes to a close, Baylor University will hold events hosted by the Mayborn Museum and department of chemistry and biochemistry, along with the spring 2019 graduation ceremonies.
[Baylor University Welcome Sign]
5/8/2019
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2019) – Twelve Baylor University professors have been honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards for teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2018-2019 academic year.
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