Apr
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2015
Who is Baylor’s Fringe Monster?

Who is Baylor’s Fringe Monster?

You’ve seen it at Baylor games. The huge, fluffy, flailing mass of green and gold fringe, surrounded by crowds of gawkers and selfie-takers. It takes charge of dance parties, draws the attention of fans and camera crews, and occasionally (and unintentionally) frightens children. It’s the Fringe Monster. So who is this diehard Baylor fan? Turns out, it’s …

Baylor's  Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.

Baylor University and Temple College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

Baylor University and Temple College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

Baylor University and Temple College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.

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.

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.