Baker University news

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.
Baker Edition: President’s Letter
August 20, 2015
A letter from Baker University President Lynne Murray
Baker Edition: 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
August 20, 2015
Baker University 2015-2016 calendar
Baker Edition: Baker graduates first Kauffman Foundation Scholar
August 20, 2015
Baker University celebrated a milestone during May commencement as Kaleb Berry became the first Kauffman Foundation Scholar to graduate from Baker. The Kansas City, Kan., native earned a Bachelor of Science degree while majoring in computer science.
Baker Edition: Business professor honored with Kopke Award
August 20, 2015
Known for inspiring students inside and outside the classroom, Alan Grant in May was awarded Baker University’s prestigious Jennie Howell Kopke and Verda R. Kopke Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center, Baker receive LMH wellnes grant
August 5, 2015
Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center and Baker University have each received a $1,250 LMH Summer Spray 5K Community Wellness Grant. Funded by proceeds from the 2014 LMH Summer Spray 5K Run/Walk Series, these grants complete the three awarded by Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association in the series host communities of Eudora, Tonganoxie and Baldwin City.
Musical theatre camp Broadway at Baker marks milestone
July 22, 2015
Abby Cramer was busy studying lines Tuesday in Baker Unversity’s Rice Auditorium with the pressure of having them memorized for Sunday’s performance of “The Pajama Game.” The recent Shaw
Baker sees gigabit Internet as important competitive edge
July 19, 2015
When Chad Phillips returns to Baker University next month, the No. 1 complaint he and fellow members of the Baker University Student Senate heard in recent years should be resolved.
Baker University graduates told they are part of the ‘Will Generation’
May 17, 2015
The Baker University Class of 2015 was sent off Sunday with a new name for its generation provided courtesy of commencement speaker, Aaron North, vice president of education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In remarks at the Collins Center on the Baker campus to about 300 senior graduates of Baker’s College of Arts and Science, School of Education and School of Nursing, North said the graduates were part of the “Will Generation.”
Former Baker president honored for role in bringing university chapel from England
May 16, 2015
No less an authority than Robert Osborne, the man who made it financially possible, initially thought it an impractical undertaking to bring a 19th century English village church to the Baker University campus to serve as the school’s chapel.
Baker University’s first Kauffman Scholar looking to give back
May 12, 2015
His dream job, says Baker University Class of 2015 member Kaleb Berry, is to design computer games, those of the role-playing kind that tell a story. If he’s looking for a compelling story, Berry need look no further than his own. He will graduate Sunday from Baker, grateful and determined to return his good fortune.
Baldwin City graduate season starts Saturday with Baker School of Professional and Graduate Studies commencemnts
May 7, 2015
Baker University will honor more than 300 undergraduates and 180 graduate students at three commencement ceremonies at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus. Undergraduate degrees for the School of Professional and Graduate Studies will be conferred at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 9. Graduate degrees for the School of Education, School of Professional and Gra
Baldwin City’s Lober, Baker win league track titles
May 3, 2015
The Baker University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field team captured another Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday, as the men’s team raced to its fifth-straight conference title, while the women’s team earned its fourth-straight championship.
Baker Orange, website win awards
April 16, 2015
The Baker University student newspaper was recognized with two contest awards in the past week. The Baker Orange won the All-Kansas Award as the state’s top private college newspaper at the Kansas Collegiate Media spring conference in Wichita. The Tulsa Press Club named the Orange website the Great Plains Journalism Student Website.