Venue

Baylor University

Baylor University is located in the city of Waco, TX. It is the oldest operating university and one of the top academic institutions in Texas. Baylor University is ranked among the top 5% universities in the U.S., and it takes pride on their commitment to undergraduate, graduate and professional education programs.

Baylor Sciences Building (BSB)

Baylor University is home to the Baylor Sciences Building (BSB), which will serve as the main venue of YES 2020. The BSB houses six academic departments from the College of Arts and Sciences, and more than 10 interdisciplinary centers, such as the center for microscopy and imaging, the mass spectrometry center, and the molecular biosciences center. There are more than 150 laboratories in the BSB, making it the largest academic building on Baylor’s campus and one of the largest science buildings in the U.S. Needless to say the BSB is an excellent location for YES 2020.

Credit: Baylor University

Waco, TX

The city of Waco is known as “The Heart of Texas”, and is home to a wide variety of attractions bringing visitors from all over the world. Among Waco’s most notable and unique attractions is the Waco Mammoth National Monument, a 100-plus acre stretch of wooded parkland along the Bosque River and part of the U.S. National Parks System, where visitors may view the fossil specimens of Columbian mammoths discovered in Waco.