W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Returns Home To Face UCLA

The fourth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team returns home to host No. 12 UCLA at the Hurd Tennis Center Saturday at 11 a.m.

W. Basketball. No. 6 WBB Seeks Seventh Big 12 Postseason Title

The sixth-ranked and top-seeded Baylor Lady Bears enter the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Championship with a 27-3 overall record and a 16-2 mark in league play and have set their sights on a seventh Big 12 Tournament crown since 2005.

Baseball. Baseball Topped by Hawaii 2-1 at Houston College Classic

Baylor (6-6) dropped its first game at the Houston College Classic 2-1 to Hawaii (6-8) Friday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

General News. BU Collaborates with Intel to Create a Bruiser Pocket Avatar

Just in time for March Madness, a new pocket avatar featuring Bruiser is available for Baylor fans.

Healthy Women: Sex After 50: More Than Ever?

March 5, 2015
New research by Baylor University, Louisiana State University and Florida State University found that a slight rebound in sexual activity occurs for couples whose marriages endure longer than half a century. Quoted are Samuel Stroope, Ph.D., former researcher with Baylor who now is an assistant professor of sociology at LSU, and co-author Jeremy Uecker, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers sociology research and faculty.)

iDigitalTimes: Smartphone Addiction Statistics Reveal that 1 in 8 are Addicted to Their Phones

March, 4 2015
Baylor researchers James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Chris Pullig, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, found that individuals who frequently check their cellphone may be trying to improve how they feel emotionally. Similar to substance addictions, cellphone addiction could be an attempt at mood repair, the study found. Baylor researchers recruited 346 men and women with an average age of 21 and analyzed their personalities and level of mobile phone addiction through their answers to a detailed questionnaire. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers the Hankamer School of Business.)

Juicy Ecumenism: Rick Warren: “Thank Baptists for Religious Liberty”

March 5, 2015
Institute for Religion and Democracy blog reports on a panel discussion on religious freedom, including Baptists’ historic involvement, Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Hosted by Baylor’s Institute for the Studies of Religion and Georgetown’s Berkley Center Religious Freedom Project, Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr moderated the discussion with Rick Warren of Saddleback Church and Southern Baptist spokesman Russell Moore.

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript: Filmmaker Opens 14th MacDowell Season

March 3, 2015
Filmmaker Katarzyna Plazinska, M.A. (Communication Studies) ’11, will open the MacDowell, New Hampshire, film season at The Monadnock Center for History and Culture. Plazinska grew up in Poland but moved to Texas to complete her M.A. in film and digital media at Baylor University. She will introduce several shorts that all feature a variety of subject matter while maintaining consistently beautiful cinematography. Her works have screened for the Film Society in the Lincoln Center, at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, at the Museum of Chinese in America in New York, and at The Black Maria Film Festival. Plazinska is also a co-founder of Zeff Production, a Polish-American-Persian creative team.

Jack Lummus: WWII hero, athlete, Baylor Bear

A Baylor student-athlete turned soldier, Jack Lummus made the ultimate sacrifice 70 years ago this week after leading a daring charge into enemy fire on the island of Iwo Jima. His short but remarkable life saw him rise from humble beginnings to attend Baylor, play in the NFL and give his life for his country, posthumously receiving our […]

Lady Bears sweep Big 12 Coach, Player of the Year honors for 4th time in 5 years

For the fifth straight year, a Baylor Lady Bear is the Big 12 Player of the Year for women’s basketball. Sophomore Nina Davis became the third different Baylor student-athlete to claim the honor during the program’s five-year run, following Brittney Griner (2011-12-13) and Odyssey Sims (2014). The second-year forward from Memphis leads the Big 12 in scoring […]

Granddaughter carries on grandfather’s Baylor legacy

For some Baylor students, wearing the green and gold isn’t so much a decision as part of the family tradition. Junior Rachel Ticknor (pictured above right) is one such student. Her mother, Holli, shares the story of their legacy family: “My parents [Rachel’s grandparents] met and married while attending Baylor University over 50 years ago. They married in the […]

National survey finds Baylor in highly regarded company

You likely have green and gold on your mind a lot, and could quickly explain to anyone why Baylor is special, why our football team deserves a playoff spot, or how a professor or program impacted your life. But what do people who don’t have that personal connection think of when they think of Baylor? […]

Baylor Bookstore Partners with Read Across America to Host Dr. Seuss Day Celebration

WACO, Texas (March 5, 2015) – In partnership with the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America project, Baylor Bookstore will host an in-store celebration of Dr. Seuss Day on Friday, March 6. Read Across America’s Dr. Seuss Day is an annual event held to encourage reading with younger children by celebrating the birthday of famous children’s book author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.

Baylor University Delays Opening Until 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015

WACO, Texas (March 5, 2015) – Because of inclement weather conditions, Baylor University will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Classes will begin and Baylor offices will open at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Baylor Law School classes will begin at 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

Baylor University Delays Opening Until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015

WACO, Texas (March 5, 2015) – Because of inclement weather conditions, Baylor University will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Classes will begin and Baylor offices will open at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Baylor Law School classes will begin at 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

Baylor School of Music Presents Women’s Choir Festival

WACO, Texas (March 3, 2015) – The Baylor University Women’s Choir and female vocalists from local high schools will join talents as part of the 11th annual Women’s Choir Festival Concert at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in Jones Concert Hall.