A few members of the Baker community spent a night outside, sleeping on cardboard in 30-degree weather, to bring awareness to homelessness last week as a part of the Wildcat Sleep Out.
As Ebola is spreading globally, some Baker students are preparing for international travel during the January interterm sessions. With increased security measures at international airports, students may be directly affected by the sudden Ebola outbreak.
The final events of inaugural week were canceled following the death of sophomore Sione Maumau. In their place was a prayer service led by Baker University Minister Kevin Hopkins Thursday at the Baldwin City First United Methodist Church.
The final events of inaugural week have been canceled following the death of sophomore Sione Maumau.
Baker University sophomore Sione Maumau was found dead in Irwin Hall on Oct. 29. Maumau was on the football team, a resident assistant and a member of Speech Choir at Baker.
Instead of education, some students see dollar signs when thinking of travel interterms, but these trips can also be an investment to expand horizons and experience different cultures.
As part of the inaugural week events for President Lynne Murray, Professor of Biology Darcy Russell delivered a speech for the Student Activities Council's Last Lecture series over the importance of having role models and being a hero.
Assistant Professor of English and Writer-in-Residence Marti Mihalyi, who is no stranger to awards and honors, has been selected as one of 18 recipients of the Faculty of Distinction award from the Kansas Independent College Association.
Ashley Kroeker received her EMT license this summer and decided to put it to good use by becoming a volunteer firefighter in Baldwin City. Although she isn’t an official volunteer firefighter yet, she’s learning the ropes.
One of Baker’s professors is helping to create stronger communities though the humanities. Associate Professor of History Leonard Ortiz recently joined the Kansas Humanities Council (KHC), a nonprofit organization.