W. Basketball. WBB's Nina Davis and USA Squad Remain Undefeated

The USA Women's World University Games Team (3-0) never trailed and remained unbeaten in the 2015 World University Games women's basketball competition with a convincing 92-54 win over the Czech Republic

Football. Football to Host Annual Lift For Life Event July 16

The Baylor University Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will holds its annual Lift For Life event Thursday, July 16, at 7 a.m. CT in the Simpson Center weight room.

Football. Linwood, Russell Tabbed To Maxwell Award Watch List

Baylor juniors Shock Linwood and Seth Russell have earned a spot on the watch list for the 79th-annual Maxwell Award, The Maxwell Football Club announced Tuesday.

Football. Billings, Oakman Named To Bednarik Award Watch List

Baylor junior defensive tackle Andrew Billings and senior defensive end Shawn Oakman have been named to the 2015 Chuck Bednarik Award watch list, The Maxwell Football Club announced Tuesday.

Black Christian News: Study Shows Church Size Matters When It Comes to Views on Racial Inequality

July 6, 2015
Congregation size has an impact on how people view the reasons for racial inequality, according to a new study by researchers at Baylor and the University of Southern California. Those who attend very large congregations do not tend to attribute divisions between blacks and whites to discrimination, but to something other than structural failings in society. Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D., and Jerry Z. Park, Ph.D., both associate professors of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, co-authored the study, which was published in the journal Religions. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story. She covers sociology research and faculty.)

Charisma News: 4 Things Black Americans Can Teach White Americans About Faith

June 23, 2015
Article about the rich spiritual traditions in African-American culture cites a 2008 Baylor study which found that the percentage of black American atheists was “so low that it registered at zero.”

Christianity Today: After Mars Hill, Will the Multisite Church Movement Grow Up?

July 6, 2015
Charles North, Ph.D., associate professor of economics in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this in-depth article addressing the positives and negatives, risks and rewards, of the multisite church movement. North likened the fall of Mars Hill (a multisite church in Sammamish, Washington) to a successful startup business that endures a leadership succession, with the pastor as CEO. “The pastor is the face of that church,” North said. “How do you get a successor who is going to fill that role?” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

EthicsDaily: Skype Interview: Joel Gregory

July 6, 2015
VIDEO: Joel Gregory, Ph.D., who holds the George W. Truett Endowed Chair in Preaching and Evangelism at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, discusses the upcoming Baptist World Congress in Durban, South Africa, with EthicsDaily media producer Cliff Vaughn.

Loving Annabelle: A Baylor family’s heartbreaking, yet inspiring journey

Warning: You’re going to need Kleenex for this one. Almost exactly a year ago, we wrote about Baylor alumna Tricia Roos, BBA ’04, being named TAPPS 5A Female Coach of the Year — the top honor for any female coach from the state’s largest private schools. She had recently learned she and her husband, Jonas (BBA […]

Summer Send-Off Parties connect new Baylor students from coast to coast

Hundreds of incoming Baylor students are headed to campus this fall from places where seeing someone dressed in green and gold and throwing up a “sic ’em” isn’t an everyday occurrence. But in places like Chicago, Washington, Los Angeles, and dozens of other cities across the nation, there are more members of the Baylor family then […]

Baylor named a Fiske ‘Best Buy’ School – again

I would call a Baylor education “priceless,” but each year, studies like this one from the Fiske Guide to Colleges manage to put a value on it — and this year was no different. Baylor is one of just 44 institutions — public or private, college or university, from the U.S., U.K. and Canada — on […]

#FiveStarr: Celebrating athletic highlights of President Starr’s 5 years at Baylor

Five years ago this summer, Ken Starr took office as Baylor’s 14th president. From the beginning, he said that athletics were “the front porch of the University,” and since the early days of his tenure, when he fought tirelessly to stabilize and secure Baylor’s spot on the national stage, Baylor’s front porch has grown in […]

Baylor Bookstore to Host Isaiah Austin Book Signing

WACO, Texas (July 6, 2015) – In partnership with Isaiah Austin, the Baylor Bookstore will host an in-store book signing for Austin’s new title, <i>Dream Again</i>, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the bookstore at 1201 S. Fifth St. on the Baylor campus.

Baylor University Mourns Passing of Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering

Baylor University is mourning the passing of Tommie R. Thompson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, who died June 29, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. A memorial service will be announced at a later date and held at Austin Avenue United Methodist Church in Waco.

Isaiah Austin book signing at the Baylor Bookstore on July 10

In partnership with Isaiah Austin, the Baylor Bookstore will host an in-store book signing for Isaiah’s new title Dream Again on Friday, July 10.

Baylor Law School’s Veterans’ Assistance Clinic Receives Grant from State Bar of Texas

WACO, Texas (July 1, 2015) — For the first time in Baylor Law School history, the State Bar of Texas has awarded a grant to support and foster the ongoing effort of the Baylor Law School Veterans’ Assistance Clinic to provide Texas military veterans free legal counsel.