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1. Arabic Professor to Share 9th-Century Commentary on Muslim, Christian Conflict

WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2015)–Abdul M. Saadi, Ph.D., assistant professor of Arabic in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, will bring to life the thoughts and teachings of 9th-century exegete and apologist Moshe Bar Kepha at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Cox Lecture Hall in Armstrong Browning Library.

2. Baylor Nursing School grant to help develop tool to measure geriatric competencies

WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2015) - Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) has received a grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to partner with Baylor Scott & White Health North and Baylor Institute of Rehabilitation to develop, test and validate an evaluation model to measure geriatric competencies.

3. Baylor Research Finds First Direct Evidence of Gene-Exposure Link in Gulf War Illness

WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2015) — February 28 marks the 24th anniversary of the cease fire that ended the 1991 Gulf War, also known as Operation Desert Storm. But the end of the war signaled the beginning of a new struggle for thousands of service men and women—their personal battle with Gulf War illness (GWI).

4. Academy for Leader Development Welcomes Bryan Stevenson for Lecture on “Just Mercy”

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Baylor University’s Academy for Leader Development will welcome Bryan Stevenson, J.D., founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, for its annual lecture series at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in Waco Hall.

5. Baylor University Entrepreneurship Program to Host New Venture Competition

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) — Let the games begin. Baylor University's entrepreneurship program is preparing to host its Fourth Annual Baylor New Venture Competition Friday, Feb. 27 to Saturday, Feb. 28.

6. Baylor Nursing Instructor Receives D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award for Neonatal Nursing

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Cheryl Riley, D.N.P., lecturer and coordinator of the Neonatal nursing program in Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, received an award for excellence in neonatal nursing by D Magazine.

7. Mechanical Engineering Professor Lesley Wright Honored with 2015 SAE International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Lesley Wright, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, was honored with the 2015 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award for her work as faculty adviser for Baylor Baja.

8. Baylor Lariat TV Newscast Debuts Today at 11 a.m. CT

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – For the first time in its 115-year history, the Baylor Lariat campus newspaper will launch its first television newscast at 11 a.m. CST Thursday, Feb. 26. Baylor will be one of 12 universities from four continents participating in the Global News Relay.

9. Renowned Scholar To Speak In Honor of Former Baylor Professor

WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2015) – It seems only appropriate for one great man to honor another. Jerome McGann, Ph.D., University Professor and John Stuart Bryan Professor of English at the University of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker in a celebration of the career and legacy of former Baylor professor of English Clement Goode, Ph.D., at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the McLean Foyer of Meditation in Armstrong Browning Library.

10. Baylor Honor’s College Welcomes Brian E. Daley, S.J., to Wilken Colloquium

WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2015) – Baylor University’s Honors College and the Paradosis Center for Theology and Scripture at John Brown University will welcome Brian E. Daley, Ph.D., S.J., endowed professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, to the annual Wilken Colloquium.