Apr
20
2015
Baylor tennis teams sweep Big 12 regular season titles for 10th time in 13 years

Baylor tennis teams sweep Big 12 regular season titles for 10th time in 13 years

I believe it was Benjamin Franklin who said that there are three things certain in life: death, taxes, and Baylor tennis winning Big 12 titles. Both the Baylor men and women clinched 2015 conference championships this weekend. For head coach Matt Knoll’s men, it was their 13th regular season title in 16 years; for Joey Scrivano’s …

Baylor University to Lead Physical Activity and Screen Time Components of a $4.9 Million Grant from USDA

Baylor University to Lead Physical Activity and Screen Time Components of a $4.9 Million Grant from USDA

WACO, Texas (April 15, 2015) – Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR), along with partners from Texas A&M University’s School of Public Health (lead on the overall project), New Mexico State University, the Mariposa Community Health Center in Arizona, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have received a five-year, $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to improve the lives and families living along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Dr. Diana Garland, Dean of the School of Social Work, to Step Down, Return to Faculty

Dr. Diana Garland, Dean of the School of Social Work, to Step Down, Return to Faculty

WACO, Texas (April 15, 2015) – Baylor University Provost and Executive Vice President David E. Garland, Ph.D., has announced that Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., inaugural dean of the Baylor School of Social Work, will be stepping down from her administrative post effective June 1.

Baylor Students Receive Honor in National Model United Nations Conference in New York City

Baylor Students Receive Honor in National Model United Nations Conference in New York City

WACO, Texas (April 9, 2015) – Sixteen Baylor University students who participated in the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City have been recognized as an "Honorable Mention Delegation."

Baylor University’s School of Nursing Expands Simulation Lab’s Lineup with ‘Victoria’ – Industry’s Most Advanced Birthing Simulator

Baylor University’s School of Nursing Expands Simulation Lab’s Lineup with ‘Victoria’ – Industry’s Most Advanced Birthing Simulator

WACO, Texas (April 8, 2015) – "Victoria" and other advanced medical simulators will be on hand at Baylor University’s main campus in Waco Thursday and Friday, April 9-10, at Teal Residential College in Baylor’s East Village.

Halliburton Selects Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science for Grant to Create New Program That Encourages Gender Diversity in the Workforce

Halliburton Selects Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science for Grant to Create New Program That Encourages Gender Diversity in the Workforce

WACO, Texas (April 7, 2015) – Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science has received a grant from Halliburton to develop a “Ladies and Legos” program that engages women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields to encourage and empower young women in college through active dialogue and community support.

Seminary Student Receives Fellowship to Study World’s Ethical Issues at Auschwitz

Seminary Student Receives Fellowship to Study World’s Ethical Issues at Auschwitz

Elizabeth Andrasi, a third-year Master of Divinity student at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University, has been selected by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program for future clergy taking place this summer in New York, Germany and Poland.

Lead Gift from Longtime Benefactor Supports Purchase of New Building for Baylor Nursing School

Lead Gift from Longtime Benefactor Supports Purchase of New Building for Baylor Nursing School

WACO, Texas (April 1, 2015) – Baylor University today announced a lead gift by Louise “Lou” Herrington Ornelas of Tyler, Texas, that made possible the purchase of the Baptist General Convention of Texas building in Dallas for use as the new home for Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Baylor will begin plans to renovate the facility, to be named the Louise Herrington Nursing School Building, to house the outstanding academic programs and simulation training for which the School is nationally recognized.