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Baylor reports major progress on improving response to sexual violence

Baylor reports progress on improving response to sexual violence

This summer, Baylor University completed or made significant progress on more than three-fourths of the 105 recommendations that grew out of an investigation into the university’s response to sexual violence.

       
TBM offers relief to flood victims in isolated South Louisiana

TBM offers relief to isolated flood victims in South Louisiana

When a storm-with-no-name dumped more rain on South Louisiana in two days than Hurricane Katrina did in 2005, Texas Baptist Men responded to the needs of residents in isolated areas east of Lake Charles.

       
TBM names chief operating officer

TBM names chief operating officer

Texas Baptist Men named John-Travis Smith, a 32-year-old with lifelong involvement in missions and ministry and a background in finance, as the organization's chief operating officer.

       
Summit raises awareness about care for families with special-needs children

Summit raises awareness about care for special-needs families

When Jason and Maggie Whitt talk about the impact of ministry to families with special-needs children, they speak from personal experience parenting 7-year-old Camille.

       
Texas judge blocks Obama transgender bathroom rules


Judge blocks transgender bathroom school rules

A federal judge in Texas has sided with school districts opposing the Obama administration’s directive on transgender bathrooms, temporarily blocking the directive just before on the first day of school in most Texas districts.

       
CommonCall: Following Jesus in an election season

CommonCall: Following Jesus in a contentious election season

“There’s a sweet, sweet spirit in this place,” the congregation sings on Sunday morning. And it’s often true—right up until somebody says something about politics. Then battle lines form, and Christian soldiers rally around their cause or candidate.

       
CommonCall: Mobilizing advocates for Texas schoolchildren

CommonCall: Mobilizing advocates for Texas schoolchildren

Charles Foster Johnson approaches public education with the fervor of an evangelist, committed to converting pastors into advocates for the schools in their neighborhoods and in all Texas communities.

       
Buckner enables parents to provide school supplies for children

Buckner enables parents to provide school supplies for their children

 The Buckner Family Hope Center in Aldine provided more than 300 children backpacks full of school supplies, one of a series of Buckner back-to-school events across the state.

       
Businesses benefit by linking employee rewards to ethics

Businesses benefit by linking employee rewards to ethics and core values

Some prominent companies are tying company core values such as honesty and respect into annual employee awards and job performance evaluations, according to a Baylor University study.

       
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Starr leaves Baylor Law; cuts final tie to university

Ken Starr is leaving the Baylor University Law School, completing his third and final step of separation from the Texas Baptist university he once led.

       
Sexual assaults at Baylor prompted other schools to examine policies

Sexual assaults at Baylor prompted other schools to examine policies

Sexual violence at Baylor University prompted some other schools affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas to examine—and, in certain cases, revise—policies and procedures related to sexual abuse, assault or harassment.

       
Sexual assaults at Baylor prompted other schools to examine policies

Sexual assaults at Baylor prompted other schools to examine policies

Sexual violence at Baylor University prompted some other schools affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas to examine—and, in certain cases, revise—policies and procedures related to sexual abuse, assault or harassment.

       
Texas Baptist universities educate students about sexual assault prevention

Texas Baptist universities educate students about sexual assault prevention

When Texas Baptist university students report to campus for the fall semester, they can expect to hear plenty about how to recognize and prevent sexual violence.

       
Policies and resources in place for survivors of campus sexual violence

Policies and resources in place for survivors of campus sexual violence

Texas Baptist universities have similar—although not identical—policies in place for students who report incidents of sexual violence, and they have varied resources available for survivors.

       
Around the State: Investiture of president at HSU; summer graduation at DBU

Around the State: Investiture of HSU president; DBU summer graduation

Eric Bruntmyer's presidential investiture ceremony set at Hardin-Simmons University. Honorary doctorate awarded at Dallas Baptist University summer graduation.

       
 
 
 
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