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1. Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.

2. Baylor University Business Student Takes Second Place in National Selling Competition

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University senior Kelsey Mann was named runner-up in the national Sales Student of the Year Award competition held by the American Marketing Association (AMA) and the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA).

3. Baylor Mourns Passing of Distinguished Alumnus Billy Ray Hearn

WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the death of Billy Ray Hearn, a distinguished Baylor graduate and former University Regent renowned as the “father” of contemporary Christian music. Hearn died April 15 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 85.

4. Baylor University and Temple College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Baylor University and Temple College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.

5. Baylor’s Model Organization of American States Attends Model in Washington, D.C.

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Ten members of Baylor’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to participate in the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS) hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas.

6. Dr. David Jeffrey Awarded Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – David Lyle Jeffrey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in Baylor’s Honors College, has been honored as the 12th Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.

7. Baylor’s School of Music to Welcome Renowned Musicians to President’s Concert

WACO, Texas (April 22, 2015) – Baylor University’s School of Music will present its annual President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in Jones Concert Hall.

8. Truett Seminary to Welcome Guest Speaker for Lecture on ‘Christian Moral Courage’

WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) – Baylor University’s Institute for Faith and Learning will present its second annual Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 23, in the Paul W. Powell Chapel of the George W. Truett Theological Seminary.

9. Scholars to Debunk Religion’s Decline at May 5 Symposium Hosted by Baylor University

WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) — “The End of Religion?”, a symposium exploring the claim that religion is declining and near its ultimate fall, will be hosted by Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) on Tuesday, May 5, at George W. Truett Theological Seminary.

10. Baylor University Chemistry Lecturer Receives Collins Outstanding Professor Award

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) – Mark Devanand Jonklaas, Ph.D., a senior lecturer in Baylor’s department of chemistry and biochemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, is the recipient of the 2015 Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is an honor awarded by a vote of Baylor’s senior class each year.