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McLane Stadium - July Media Tour

Baylor hosted media representatives today for a tour of McLane Stadium. Contractors estimate that the stadium is about 97% complete - on the five yard line ready to punch it in for a #Baylor touchdown. The media was also given an opportunity to view the Hart Track and Field complex - due to be completed this fall. #SicEm

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W. Basketball. WBB's Wallace Honored by Basketball Australia

Incoming freshman women's basketball player Kristy Wallace, who hails from the Australian state of Queensland, was recently named Basketball Australia's 2013 Junior Female Player of the Year.

Track. Bromell, Holmes Set For IAAF World Junior Championships

Baylor track and field athletes Trayvon Bromell and TJ Holmes will represent the United States at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships Tuesday through Sunday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

Football. Petty Placed on Walter Camp Award Watch List

Baylor senior quarterback Bryce Petty was listed among "players to watch" for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award in a 50-player preseason watch list released Friday by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

Football. Football Picked Second In Preseason Big 12 Media Poll

Baylor garnered its highest-ever preseason placing by being picked second in the 2014 Big 12 Football Preseason Poll, as voted on by media representatives who cover the league.

Examiner.com: Evangelicals more likely to divorce than non-religious, study suggests

July 20, 2014
Article mentions a Baylor University sociology study that suggests that evangelicals are more likely to divorce than those who claim no religion. The research was part of a report released by the Council on Contemporary Families. Baylor researchers included Jerry Z. Park, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences; and Joshua Tom and Brita Andercheck, doctoral candidates in the department of sociology. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the sociology department.)

Fort Bend Star: Sugar Land Girl Scout betters YMCA soccer fields to earn Gold Award

July 16, 2014
Sasha Asthana, a Girl Scout from Sugar Land, recently planned, constructed and installed a set of benches at her local YMCA soccer fields. This earned her the Girl Scouts of the USA’s Gold Award. This fall Asthana plans to attend Baylor University to study biomedical engineering.

KXXV-TV: Baylor gets $8 million gift, regents increase tuition for 2015 school year

July 18, 2014
Baylor received a generous $8 million gift from Dr. Thomas J. Rosenbalm, a Baylor alumnus and physician, who gave the gift in honor of his father and mother, Clarence and Claudia Rosenbalm. The gift is earmarked for renovations to Fifth Street and the addition of a fountain, which will anchor the area.

Longview News-Journal: Searcy wins state bar achievement award

July 20, 2014
Joshua P. Searcy, J.D. ’05, was recently presented the Romina L. Mulloy Bossio Achievement Award by the Young Lawyers Committee of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the Texas State Bar. Searcy was given the award because of “his contributions to community service, pro bono work and efforts to encourage and support other young bankruptcy attorneys in their community and at large.”

Baylor football pegged as preseason Big 12 runner-up for 2014

We are now less than six weeks from kicking off the 2014 college football season and all that entails — including the defending of last year’s Big 12 title and the opening of McLane Stadium. Preseason polls of both media and coaches indicate that Baylor is expected to again be in the hunt for the Big […]

A fountain back on Fountain Mall? Major Fifth Street update coming

A fountain is in the works for Baylor’s historic Fifth Street — appropriately enough, on or near Fountain Mall. And that’s just the beginning of the plans for the heart of Baylor’s campus, thanks to a generous alum. A major renovation is coming to Fifth Street, made possible by a gift from Dr. Thomas Rosenbalm, BS ’50, […]

Show us how you find #BaylorEverywhere

The Baylor name is truly everywhere these days, whether it’s our people being quoted in media outlets all over the country, our sports teams regularly appearing on national broadcasts, or green-and-gold t-shirts popping up all over the world. We want to see just how far the Baylor name goes, so we have a request. When you see […]

Baylor again named a ‘best buy’ among colleges and universities

As a new class of high school seniors spends the summer thinking about which college they’ll attend in the fall of 2015, the latest study from the best-selling Fiske Guide to Colleges has once again named Baylor a “best buy.” Baylor is one of only 44 institutions — public or private, college or university, from the U.S., […]

Baylor University Again Named to Elite Honor Roll in ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ List

WACO, Texas (July 21, 2014) - For the fourth year in a row, Baylor University joined an elite group of universities named to The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2014 Honor Roll as one of the country's "Great Colleges to Work For." Of only 42 national universities awarded Honor Roll status, Baylor is one of only two universities in the large university category (10,000 or more students) to achieve recognition in 10 of the 11 categories recognizing specific best practices and policies.

Baylor Regents Celebrate Major Gift, Approve Renovation and Fountain Addition to Fifth Street, Set Tuition and Fees for 2015-2016

WACO, Texas (July 18, 2014) – At its annual summer meeting, Baylor University’s Board of Regents celebrated a major gift that will provide for significant renovation to the campus’s historic Fifth Street – home to many cherished University traditions, such as Homecoming, Diadeloso and Christmas on Fifth. The gift, which has an approximate value of $8 million, was made by Baylor alumnus and physician Dr. Thomas J. Rosenbalm in honor of his father and mother.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Business School Faculty Member

WACO, Texas (July 16, 2014) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Joe Cox, Ph.D., longtime professor of management in the Hankamer School of Business. Dr. Cox, who was 67, passed away suddenly Sunday, July 13, 2014, while on a family vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Baylor University’s Alleluia Conference and Exemplary Leadership in Church Music Award Will Commence July 22

WACO, Texas (July 14, 2014) — Baylor University’s annual Alleluia Conference, which offers training for musicians who serve the church and provides free nightly concerts for the public, will take place from July 22-25.