W. Equestrian. No. 1 EQ Resumes Season; Hosts No. 10 NMSU

The No. 1-ranked BU equestrian team resumes action for the 2014-15 season Thursday, playing host to No. 10 NMSU at the Willis Family Equestrian Center at 1 p.m.

Acrobatics & Tumbling. A&T Picked Second in Preseason Poll

The Baylor Acrobatics & Tumbling team is picked to finish second in the recently released National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) Preseason Coaches' Poll.

M. Basketball. No. 20 Men's Basketball Falls to Oklahoma State, 64-53

Lester Medford scored 13 points, Taurean Prince added 12 and Rico Gathers added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Baylor (15-5, 3-4), which had won four of five. Baylor shot just 34.5 percent from the field and posted a season-low point total.

BBC Radio (United Kingdom): Sound sleep in youth and middle age pays off over time

Jan. 24, 2015
AUDIO: Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, is featured in a Q&A session with the BBC's Stephen Nolan about how and why sound sleep in youth and middle age can benefit people’s memory in old age. Scullin, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, examined 50 years of sleep research and was lead author in an article published in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science. The Q&A begins at 1:52:12 and runs through 1:59:38. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers psychology and neuroscience.)

Business Insider: A Rare Glimpse Inside The Life And Mind Of Oracle CEO Mark Hurd

Jan. 25, 2015
An in-depth look into the success and business background of Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, B.B.A. ’79. Hurd attended Baylor University on a tennis scholarship and is currently a member of the Board of Regents.

Health Magazine: How You Might Be Sabotaging Your Relationship Without Realizing It

Jan. 28, 2015
Article about a study by Keith Sanford, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, that showed how withdrawal or expecting a spouse or lover to read one’s mind are two strategies that can harm relationships during conflicts. Sanford’s research was published in Psychological Assessment, the journal of the American Psychological Association. Health Magazine has a circulation of 1.3 million. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

HealthDay: Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later

Jan. 27, 2015
Article about a review of 50 years of sleep research by Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory and assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences, that found that sleeping well during youth and middle age may be an "investment" that leads to better mental functioning later in life. HealthDay is a leading producer and syndicator of evidence-based health news for consumers and medical professionals and is featured on more than 5,000 websites. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

More sleep now means better memory later, says Baylor research

It might be time for you to turn out the lights and hit the sack. Dr. Michael K. Scullin, a Baylor professor and director of the university’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, has linked lack of sleep to a poorly-functioning memory, and says a good night’s sleep will help with memory not only tomorrow, but also 40, […]

Happy Birthday, Joy and Lady!

Can you believe it? Baylor’s beloved campus mascots, Joy and Lady, are now teenagers! Judge Joy Reynolds (“Joy”) was born on this date in 2001, and her sister, Judge Sue Sloan (“Lady”), was born a year and four days later (Jan. 31, 2002). The bears came to the Baylor campus from a private Oregon ranch when they were each […]

Former Baylor football player restores 1950 ‘Floyd Casey Tribute’ Chevy truck

Brace yourself; this may be the most BaylorProud vehicle you’ve ever seen. Former Baylor football player Klayton Shoals, BA ’07, found a unique way to honor his alma mater — by taking a Chevy truck from 1950 (the year Floyd Casey Stadium opened) and remodeling it to honor his former program and the Bears’ longtime home. The 1950 “Floyd […]

Baylor scientist is a Washington regular for U.S. veterans

Dr. Lea Steele, research professor of biomedical studies and Director of the Baylor Veterans Health Research Program, is no stranger to the halls of power in Washington, D.C. In the past few weeks alone, Steele — a neuroepidemiologist and recognized expert on the complex health conditions affecting American veterans — has been to the nation’s capital for scientific […]

Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER) Presents Spring Seminar Series

WACO, Texas (Jan. 28, 2015) – Baylor University’s Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER) will welcome several distinguished guest speakers as part of its spring seminar series.

Baylor THIS MATTERS Panel to Discuss Charlie Hedbo, Faith and Freedom of Speech

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) -- THIS MATTERS, a series of dialogues at Baylor University that connect leaders from diverse perspectives to offer context to society's most challenging questions, will explore the intersection of freedom of speech, religion and the role of satire in society during a panel discussion at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the SUB Den.

Baylor THIS MATTERS Panel to Discuss Charlie Hedbo, Faith and Freedom of Speech

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) -- THIS MATTERS, a series of dialogues at Baylor University that connect leaders from diverse perspectives to offer context to society's most challenging questions, will explore the intersection of freedom of speech, religion and the role of satire in society during a panel discussion at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the SUB Den.

Baylor University Student Awarded Fellowship from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) – Sarah Guberman, a senior studying environmental science at Baylor University, has been awarded a fellowship through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Program.