Sep
17
2014
International studies major celebrates sixth decade at Baylor

International studies major celebrates sixth decade at Baylor

Dwight Eisenhower was president and the Korean War was drawing to a close in 1953 when a type-written press release announced a new major at Baylor. “Foreign Service,” as it was known in the beginning, would become the International Studies major of today, a course of study that is truly educating students for worldwide leadership …

Baylor Achieves Numerous Milestones in Fall Enrollment, Diversity, Across-the-Board Retention

Baylor Achieves Numerous Milestones in Fall Enrollment, Diversity, Across-the-Board Retention

WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2014) – Coming on the heels of its rise among top national universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, Baylor University topped milestones for freshman, undergraduate and overall enrollment and achieved all-time highs across the board for fall-to-fall retention numbers, according to statistics released today by Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.

Baylor President Starr to Discuss Federalist Papers at Baylor Law School

Baylor President Starr to Discuss Federalist Papers at Baylor Law School

WACO, Texas (Sept. 15, 2014) - In honor of Constitution Day, which is celebrated on Sept. 17, Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr will present a lecture on the Federalist Papers for the inaugural John and Marie Chiles Federalist Papers Lecture Series. The event will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Baylor Law School, Room 127.

Baylor Rises to No. 71 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

Baylor Rises to No. 71 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2014) – In the latest rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, Baylor University moved up to No. 71 among National Universities, achieving the University's best rating since U.S. News began ranking institutions beyond the top 50 in 2002. Baylor was ranked No. 75 by U.S. News in 2013.

Religious Youths Are Less Likely to Experiment with Drugs and Alcohol, Baylor Study Finds

Religious Youths Are Less Likely to Experiment with Drugs and Alcohol, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2014) — Young people who regularly attend religious services and describe themselves as religious are less likely to experiment with drugs and alcohol, according to a new study.

Baylor Psychology Professor Receives APA Mentoring Award

Baylor Psychology Professor Receives APA Mentoring Award

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014)--Wade C. Rowatt, Ph.D, professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded national mentoring award from the American Psychological Association. Rowatt was recognized for his contribution to the psychology of religion by mentoring individuals who have become active in the field.