“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”
WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – During its regular February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents received a status update from Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., on the Academic Strategic Plan – called Illuminate – which will represent the second phase of the University’s Pro Futuris vision over the next five years.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2018) – Baylor University’s Model United Nations was honored at the fourth annual Texas Collegiate Model United Nations (TexMUN) held at Baylor University. Approximately 100 students from across Texas gathered to discuss topics related to global peace and development, and Baylor MUN students received the rank of “Outstanding” – the highest award given – in nearly every category.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2018) – Eighteen students from Baylor University School of Music will travel to New York City in May and perform in the historic Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall after winning the third annual Semper Pro Musica Solo and Chamber Music Competition Feb. 11 in Roxy Grove Hall.
The Baylor track & field team saw underclassmen shine and multiple upperclassmen qualify for Saturday's finals on day one of the Big 12 Indoor Championship Friday at Lied Recreation Center in Ames, Iowa.
Feb. 20, 2018 Chris Persaud, MBA (Business Administration) ’17, has joined the team of DIGISTOR, the leader in secure data and storage solutions, as Director of Business Development. With a background in technology, sales and defense, Persaud will focus on continuing to bring DIGISTOR’s enterprise level removable storage solution, VaultDisk, to the federal space.
Jan. 22, 2018 Justin Swanson, a business consultant in Austin who was on track to receive his degree through Baylor’s Online MBA program in December 2017, passed away suddenly on Aug. 23, 2017. But the Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University and Justin’s classmates made sure he was remembered, as his family was invited to both the December hooding and commencement ceremonies to accept Justin’s diploma. “We were overwhelmed by the kindness and consideration that Baylor officials, staff, and Justin’s fellow students showed us,” said his mother, Cindy. “Our grandsons were even given Baylor Bear teddy bears. Faculty members went out of their way to express their condolences and remark on what a good student Justin was. Our hearts were overflowing, and we will remain Baylor fans for the rest of our lives.”
Feb. 23, 2018 Older individuals who are securely attached to God experience increased optimism over time, and those with confidence in God’s forgiveness often experience higher self-esteem, according to a Baylor University study led by Blake Victor Kent, a doctoral candidate in sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. Secure attachment and the feeling of being forgiven by God also are related to higher life satisfaction.
Joseph C. Parker, Jr. was raised the only son of a Baptist preacher in Birmingham, Ala. Growing up in the church, those around him always told him he would grow up to be a pastor just like his father — but Parker never wanted to be a preacher, and throughout the first half of his […]
Today, it’s a given that patients with catastrophic illnesses like cancer need help with both their physical problems and their emotional distresses as they fight their illness. This is the story of the Baylor alumna who helped make that the standard: Dr. Jimmie Holland, Class of 1948. As a doctor at New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering […]
While Monday night’s win over No. 6 Texas was a big one for the No. 3-ranked Lady Bears, it also had a feeling of familiarity about it. Why? The victory gave head coach Kim Mulkey’s squad its eighth consecutive Big 12 Conference championship. It was the second time in three years that Baylor clinched the Big […]
It is one of my greater regrets about my time at Baylor that I did not have the pleasure of taking a class taught by legendary Baylor professor James Vardaman, BA ’51. Dr. Vardaman passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 89. One could review his life in biographical fashion: A U.S. Marine who enrolled […]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) — Baylor University’s department of journalism, public relations and new media will sponsor a preview screening of “The Lost Tapes: Malcom X” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Room 101 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation (Hankamer 101), 1621 S. Third St.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) – Baylor University’s department of political science will present its annual Robert T. Miller Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, in Bennett Auditorium. The guest lecturer, Tom Ginsburg, Ph.D., Leo Spitz Professor of International Law, Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Research Scholar and professor of political science at the University of Chicago Law School, will discuss democracy.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) — Mission Waco honored its volunteers of the year, including six Baylor University students and two campus organizations, as “Servant Leaders” during the Christian nonprofit’s annual banquet on Feb. 20.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) – In celebration of Black History Month, Baylor will host a series of lectures, concerts and conferences as well as a documentary on Malcolm X and a celebration at the Mayborn Museum Complex.