Baker University news

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.
Wellness Festival returns Saturday to Baldwin City at Collins Center
April 14, 2015
If a number of potential life-saving health screenings aren’t enough, Kansas University basketball and Kansas City Royals fans will have added reason to attend Saturday’s annual Wellness Festival. Baker University and the Baldwin City Recreation Commission’s 14th annual Wellness Festival will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Baker University Collins Center.
Baker students help, benefit from Wellness Festival
April 14, 2015
As president of the Exercise Science Student Alliance Club at Baker University, Hillary Yoder has the good-news, bad-news task of recruiting club members to help with the Wellness Festival the university annually co-sponsors with the Baldwin City Recreation Commission.
Baker biology professor’s tree climbing summer reseach program funded for another 3 years
April 13, 2015
A research inspiration Baker University professor William Miller discovered while watching the Travel Channel has paid off with a $285,285 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a three-year summer undergraduate research opportunity.
Baker gallery to feature campus life captured through PR director’s lens
March 29, 2015
Baker University’s public relations director has stepped up to fill a void this spring with a decade of on-the-job images. The wall space in Parmenter Hall’s Holt-Russell Gallery is traditionally reserved late in the spring semester for a show of the work of senior art majors. But this year, there are no graduating art majors. Filling the walls are the photos of Baker PR director Steve Rottinghaus, in a show called “A Decade Covering the Campus Community,”
Annual Wellness Festival approaching
March 11, 2015
al Community Wellness Festival, sponsored by the Baldwin City Recreation Commission and Baker University, is scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 18, at the Collins Center, Sixth and Fremont streets, on the Baldwin City campus.
Baker University doctoral candidate awarded Fulbright Scholarship
March 9, 2015
A Baker University doctoral candidate will head to Swaziland early next year on a Fulbright Scholarship to help aspiring journalists and work with those practicing the profession. Peter Morello is an associate professor of communications studies at the University of Missouri — Kansas City and a doctoral candidate in Baker’s leadership in higher education program.
Baker student wins Harlaxton essay prize
February 5, 2015
Melinda Hipple, a Baker University junior from Baldwin City, won an essay prize while studying abroad at Harlaxton College during the fall semester.
Baker interim class gets behind-the-scenes look sports administration
January 28, 2015
Six Baker University students traveled to Atlanta during the holiday break to learn more about event operations and strategies connected to the Chick-fil-A Bowl and other organizations as part of an interterm course titled “Bowl Game Extravaganza: Sport Public Relations in Action.”
19 Baldwin City area students named to Baker dean’s list
January 15, 2015
Nineteen local students were among those named to the Baldwin University Dean’s List from the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education for fall 2014 semester. To earn the honors, a student had to have a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester.
Baker senior’s love for music lands him on all-collegiate band
December 23, 2014
A visitor to John Robbs’ apartment in the rear of what was once his father’s auto parts store walks a narrow pathway through a maze of rooms filled with piano keyboards, drum sets, guitars and various kinds of sound equipment.
Baker student finds semester of studying abroad provides perspective
December 16, 2014
Tosh Mihesuah didn’t take a challenging academic load during his recent semester in New Zealand but still found his four months studying abroad an educational experience. “I learned so much about myself,” he said. “It’s a great learning experience about who you want to be. I learned more from living there than from my classes.”