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1. Mayborn Museum Complex Will Host Family Science Night For Local Schools

WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2017) – Family Science Night, the first event of its kind in the Waco community, was developed through a partnership with Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex and Prosper Waco. The event is designed to encourage family engagement at underperforming elementary schools.

2. This Week at Baylor – Feb. 19-25, 2017

WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a seminar hosted by former NASA engineer Merlin Merritt, a banquet in honor of Black History Month and a lecture and book signing by Glen Sample Ely, Ph.D., author of <i>The Texas Frontier and the Butterfield Overland Mail (1858-1861)</i>.

3. Astrophysicist Will Speak about Overcoming Limitations to Pursue Your Calling

WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – Award-winning astrophysicist Jedidah Isler, Ph.D., will lecture in the Academy for Leadership Development Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St.

4. Portal to the Public at the Mayborn Museum Complex Brings Science to the Waco Community

WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – Portal to the Public at the Mayborn Museum Complex is helping Baylor University science experts bring science to life—sometimes literally.

5. Penn State Professor To Present “The Myth of the Dead Sea Scrolls” Lecture

WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – Daniel Falk, Ph.D., professor of classics and ancient Mediterranean studies and the Chaiken Family Chair in Jewish Studies at Penn State University, will lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Baylor University.

6. Baylor Regents Approve Governance Reforms

WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – At its February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved the best practice recommendations of a six-member Governance Review Task Force that completed a detailed, independent review of the Board’s governance policies and practices. Over its two-day meeting, the board also heard a number of reports, including those on the ongoing implementation of recommendations received in May, the University’s presidential search, SACSCOC reaccreditation, admissions and athletics.

7. Baylor Board of Regents Adopts Slate of Governance Changes

WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – The Baylor Board of Regents today adopted new bylaws that will improve University governance by increasing diversity among the Regents, provide voting privileges to a second-term student Regent and give the public a more transparent view of Board operations and decisions.

8. Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science Students Host Activities to Celebrate Engineer’s Week, Feb. 19-25

WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2017) – In recognition of the National Engineer’s Week, Feb. 19-25, Baylor Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) students joined together to plan ECS Week, their adaptation of the event.

9. Yale Professor Will Speak at John and Marie Chiles Federalist Papers Lecture Series

WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2017) – Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, will speak at the John and Marie Chiles Federalist Papers Lecture Series on Feb. 17.

10. Baylor Competition Winners to Perform at Carnegie Hall

WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2017) – Fifteen soloists and four chamber groups participated in the finals of this year’s <i>Semper Pro Musica</i> Solo and Chamber Music Competition within Baylor University’s School of Music. To celebrate their accomplishments, the student winners will take to the stage May 25 at renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.