Baker University news

Baker University Theatre to perform ‘Treasure Island’
September 30, 2015
Performances scheduled Thursday through Sunday
Fiber optic cable live in Baldwin City; Baker to have service soon
September 30, 2015
A little more than a month into his college experience, Baker University freshman Mitchell Lierz is about to get more value from dorm living. As of Tuesday, RG Fiber had two operating connections providing gigabit Internet capacity to Baker’s Baldwin City campus, said Mike Bosch, CEO of the Baldwin City-based RG Fiber. With a few tweaks, that service will be available on campus and the 500 of the school’s 900 students living in its on-campus dorms or apartments.
Baker Wetlands Discover Center open house this weekend
September 28, 2015
There’s a sly trick in the design of the sidewalk leading from the parking lot to the new Baker University Wetlands Discovery Center. As visitors leave the parking lot, they encounter a fork in the sidewalk.
Baker Wetlands Discover Center to open soon
September 21, 2015
Roger Boyd, education coordinator at the Baker Wetlands, estimates that a dedicated and diligent bird watcher might be able to spot about 150 different species at the Baker Wetlands over the course of a year.
Baker sees dip in Baldwin City campus enrollment with decline in number of Kansas high school graduates
September 1, 2015
Walking from class Tuesday on the Baker University campus, freshmen Michael Mitchell, Mason Baum and Kasey Oehlert agreed one thing brought them to the Baldwin City school. “I’m planning a nursing career,” Mitchell said. “They have a great nursing program here. I think you’ll hear the same thing from all three of us.”
New Quayle Bible Collection exhibit explores many sides of King David
September 1, 2015
Nick Pumphrey didn’t know the extent of the Quayle Bible Collection when he arrived at Baker University in the fall of 2014. “I thought it was just a couple of old Bibles,” he said. “There’s things here that no one else has.”
Baker Community Choir rehearsals to start
August 23, 2015
The Baker University Community Choir begins rehearsals for the 2015-2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 27. Membership is open to all singers 15 and older.
Baker Edition: Info Box
August 20, 2015
Contact information for Baker University campuses
Baker Edition: University expands educational opportunities with Wetlands Discovery Center
August 20, 2015
Long known for providing learning opportunities outside the classroom, Baker University will expand its educational offerings for its students and the public this fall when the Baker Wetlands Discovery Center opens on the southern edge of Lawrence.
Baker Edition: Art major transitions to nursing career
August 20, 2015
Two years after receiving a bachelor’s degree as an art major from Baker University, Brittni Sayers crossed the commencement stage in May once again at the Collins Center — this time as a nursing graduate with a job already secured.
Baker Edition: Baker graduate honored as Champion of Change
August 20, 2015
Mike Ellis, a 1984 Baker graduate and advocate for people with disabilities, was honored on July 27 as a Champion of Change by the White House in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Baker Edition: University, Johnson County Community College partner
August 20, 2015
Baker University has partnered with Johnson County Community College to better assist students planning to continue their education.
Baker Edition: Recent grads honored for leadership
August 20, 2015
Two May Baker University graduates, known for their strong academic commitment, were recognized as 2015 Fran Jabara Leadership Award recipients during spring commencement ceremonies at the Collins Center.
Baker Edition: Students honored for making a difference on campus
August 20, 2015
Four graduating students were honored with Outstanding Senior awards during Baker University’s commencement ceremonies on May 17 at the Collins Center. Carly Berblinger, Buhler; Rachel Haley, Lawrence; Jacob Mogle, Columbus; and Dustin Turner, Overbrook, all received the award.
Baker Edition: Baker designated Tree Campus USA
August 20, 2015
The Arbor Day Foundation announced that Baker University is a Tree Campus USA this year for its commitment to promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation. The first university in Kansas to be recognized with the distinction, Baker has been honored five consecutive years by the foundation.