Pastors from several denominations, religions and races throughout Waco and Central Texas joined me yesterday in the Powell Chapel at our Truett Seminary to gather in prayer for area students, families, teachers and faculty in preparation for the rapidly approaching fall semester.
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2018) – Baylor University’s Bill Daniel Student Center, known to generations of Baylor students as the SUB, will welcome new retail additions this fall that will be very familiar to the campus and Waco communities.
Building on past progress, Baylor continued to pursue initiatives that enhance the diversity and cultural humility of its campus community during the 2017-2018 academic year. From active community partnerships to student led events, cultural celebrations and faculty resources, strong collaborations yielded success in these important initiatives. Learn more about our progress.
WACO, Texas (July 3, 2018) — Students soon must gear up for back-to-school hours, leaving behind the more relaxed summer schedules. That won’t come easy for many — especially for adolescents, whose natural sleep pattern tends to be late to bed and late to rise, says a Baylor sleep expert.
WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.
July 10, 2018 AUDIO: Frank Beckwith, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and church-state studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and associate director of graduate studies in philosophy, was a guest on the Lutheran Public Radio program “Issues Etc.” to discuss the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
July/August 2018 A profile on Elissa Larremore, J.D., ’99, owner of CBS 1 Collision’s three car repair shops in Shreveport and Bossier City, Louisiana. Larremore shares the key to her success—persistence. “I do not give up,” Larremore said. “Persistence. I will find a way, whether I have to climb the mountain or move it. And I want my team to do the same.”
July 11, 2018 (Fourth news item) Baylor University named Amy Armstrong, executive director of philanthropic operations at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, as associate vice president of alumni engagement at the university in Waco, effective July 23. She will oversee planning, implementation and promotion of all alumni and annual giving programs, ensuring all meet diverse alumni needs, while also supporting Baylor’s Illuminate strategic plan and comprehensive campaign.
July 12, 2018 Francis Beckwith, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and church-state studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and associate director of graduate studies in philosophy, is quoted in this article about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the resulting discussion about how he might vote on abortion cases. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Dr. Beckwith as a source to CNS and arranged the interview.)
Baylor University is well-known for its distinctive mission and for the unambiguously Christian educational environment it offers — a place where students and teachers can examine issues and relate to one another through a lens of faith. At the same time, Baylor’s student body — now made up of more than 16,000 students — isn’t […]
About a month from now, Baylor’s Class of 2022 will arrive on campus for Welcome Week and the start of the fall semester. What do these soon-to-be freshmen have to say about Baylor? “I was very attracted to the idea of attending college in Texas,” Southern California native Johanna Warner told the Coronado (CA) Eagle […]
As a young girl in Uganda, Rose Nanyonga’s family envisioned a dark path for her. But after finding Christ, she found her way to America, where she earned degrees from Arkansas Tech, Baylor and Yale; today, she’s making an incredible difference back home in Uganda. But it almost didn’t end up that way. Born to […]
If you’re like most people, you’ve skimped out on sleep before. We tell ourselves it’s not a big deal; sacrifice an hour here, two hours there, maybe even an entire night’s sleep if you’re really pressed. Well, there’s a Baylor professor who studies what happens when we do that — and the news isn’t great. […]
WACO, Texas (July 13, 2018) – A nationally known advocate for diversity in journalism, <a href="http://bit.ly/2KRjIyh" target="_new""><b>Mia Moody-Ramirez</b></a>, Ph.D., professor of journalism, graduate program director and director of American studies in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the Lionel Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The award will be presented at the AEJMC’s conference in Washington, D.C., in August.
DALLAS, Texas (July 12, 2018) – The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) hosted a dedication ceremony Tuesday of its new Divine Servant® statue given by Dallas Baptist University and dedicated in honor of LHSON Dean Shelley F. Conroy.
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – A traditional belief in retail marketing is that prices ending in “9” – $1.99 or $2.99, for example – will prompt more purchases than a whole number. But is that true? And is a simple one-penny price difference the best tactic to sell more products?
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – Baylor University is mourning the recent deaths of three emeriti faculty members: Mary Alice Booras, M.A., associate professor emeritus of communication studies, who passed away July 4; Thomas Myers, Ph.D., professor emeritus of political science, who passed away on June 29; and Mary Elizabeth Tindle, M.S., associate professor emeritus of health, human performance and recreation, who passed away June 2.