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1. Baylor Mourns Passing of Incoming Freshman

WACO, Texas (July 27, 2015) - Baylor University is mourning the tragic passing of incoming freshman Alger Ben Baker III, who died in a car accident July 25 in Plano.

2. Baylor Regents Approve $26 Million Renovation of Hankamer Cashion Complex, Celebrate Major Gift

WACO, Texas (July 24, 2015) – At its annual summer meeting, Baylor University’s Board of Regents approved $26 million to renovate the Hankamer Cashion Complex and celebrated the announcement of a historic $10 million gift that will catapult the stature of the department of communication sciences and disorders.

3. Congress Urged to Take Action on Global Crisis in Religious Persecution

WASHINGTON (July 22, 2015) – A bipartisan group of national thought leaders, including Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr, has called upon Congress to take action now to develop a national strategy addressing the tragic global crisis in religious freedom.

4. $10 Million Gift Will Transform Baylor’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

WACO, Texas (July 22, 2015) – Baylor University today announced a gift of $10 million to the department of communication sciences and disorders that will transform its students’ educational experience, expand its service to those with speech-language needs in Texas and position the department for national impact as a leader in the field of speech language pathology.

5. Baylor University Named a “2015 Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education

WACO, Texas (July 20, 2015) – For the fifth consecutive year, Baylor University has attained elite honor roll status in the “Great Colleges to Work For” survey released today by <i>The Chronicle of Higher Education</i>. No other university in the history of the survey has made the Great Colleges honor roll more than Baylor, according to ModernThink LLC, the firm that conducts the annual survey of faculty and staff at 281 colleges and universities.

6. Baylor Faculty Member Named Fellow of American Chemical Society

WACO, Texas (July 20, 2015) – George Cobb, Ph.D., chair of the Baylor University’s environmental science department in the College of Arts & Sciences, was named a 2015 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow. Cobb was one of 78 people selected and will be honored in August, at the society’s fall national meeting in Boston.

7. Will Clutter Make a Comeback? Yes, but in a New Form, Baylor Scholar Predicts

WACO, Texas (July 20, 2015) — The New York Times best-seller "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" — in which the author advocates ditching things that do not "spark joy" — has inspired many people, but "techno-clutter" may be the next hurdle.

8. Baylor University’s Center for Christian Music Studies to Host Two Major Events July 21-24

WACO, Texas (July 17, 2015) — Baylor University’s Center for Christian Music Studies mark its 14th annual Alleluia Conference for church musicians July 21-24, as well as a new endeavor running concurrently — the Worship Lab, a camp providing training for high school students who hope to become youth worship leaders or instrumentalists.

9. Still No Job After Graduation? Here’s What You Should Be Doing Right Now

WACO, Texas (July 15, 2015) – It’s been two months since you walked across the stage with your diploma. You scour the want ads and send out your resume, but no one is calling you back. Frustration is setting in. What should you be doing right now?

10. Camp Success 2015 Assists Children with Language and Reading Disorders

WACO, Texas (July 15, 2015) – Since summer 2003, Baylor University’s department of communications sciences and disorders (CSD) has partnered with the Waco Scottish Rite Bodies to host Camp Success, a free and dynamic four-week program designed to help children with speech, language and reading challenges.