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Equestrian to NCEA Quarterfinals

The Baylor equestrian team advanced to Friday’s quarterfinals with a 12-4 win over UT Martin in the opening round of the NCEA Championship. The No. 6-seeded Lady Bears picked up their 10th win of the season and advance to face No. 3-seeded Georgia.

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Baseball. Baseball Loses 2-0 at Texas State

Baylor baseball dropped a 2-0 game to Texas State on Wednesday night at Bobcat Ballpark. The Bears (19-22) were unable to overcome the Bobcats' (23-18) two-run eighth.

Softball. Balanced Offensive Effort Lifts No. 14 BU Past UTSA, 7-1

No. 14 Baylor (33-12) pounded out 10 hits and beat UTSA (20-27) for the second time this season with a 7-1 win Wednesday night at Roadrunner Field.

Acrobatics & Tumbling. A&T Prepares for National Championships

Baylor Acrobatics and Tumbling (2-5) will hit the road for the last time this season to compete in the individual and team NCATA National Championships April 24-26 in Azusa, Calif.

Track. Track & Field Welcomes Texas Sprinter Wilson

Baylor track and field head coach Todd Harbour announced the signing of sprinter Malik Wilson (Brenham, Texas) to a National Letter of Intent for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday.

Baylor Film and Digital Media Will Host Black Glasses Student Film Festival

In recognition of the best original films produced by students in Baylor’s Film & Digital Media department this year, the 15th annual Black Glasses Film Festival will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in Jones Theatre.

Georgia Regents University Names Dr. Karla Leeper as New Chief of Staff to President

Karla Leeper, Ph.D., vice president of board and executive affairs and chief compliance officer at Baylor University, will be resigning her position at Baylor to become the chief of staff to the President at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Ga.

PsychAlive: 5 Simple Steps to End Any Fight

April 22, 2014
Article offering suggestions on how to resolve conflict in relationships mentions research by Keith Sanford, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. Sanford found that negative communication between couples doesn't always result in negative resolutions and that avoiding negative communication doesn't always result in positive resolutions. (This story was placed by Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, who covers the psychology and neuroscience department.)

Science Daily: Religious music brings benefit to seniors' mental health

April 18, 2014
New research has found that listening to religious music among older Christians is associated with a decrease in anxiety about death and increases in life satisfaction, self-esteem, and sense of control over their lives. In particular, listening to gospel music is associated with a decrease in anxiety about death and an increase in sense of control. The research article in The Gerontologist, titled “Listening to Religious Music and Mental Health in Later Life,” was co-authored by Matt Bradshaw, PhD, assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is responsible for covering sociology.)

Baylor couple’s HGTV series, ‘Fixer Upper, begins tonight

Believe it or not, the photos above are of the same house. On the left, the before; on the right, the after — as in, after Baylor alumni Chip and Joanna Gaines got their hands on it. The Gaineses are the hosts of HGTV’s newest show, Fixer Upper, which debuts tonight at 10 p.m. CT. You […]

Baylor alum appointed to National Commission on Hunger

As Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative makes encouraging headway towards the mission of eliminating hunger in Texas, the project’s director will now also help shape the fight nationwide. THI Director Jeremy Everett, MDiv ’01, was appointed to the National Commission on Hunger by Speaker of the House John Boehner last week. Everett (pictured above) is one of just 10 members […]

Baylor tennis teams sweep Big 12 regular season titles for 9th time in 12 years

In the Big 12 Conference’s 18-year history, Baylor men’s and women’s tennis have combined to win 22 regular season league titles. Even when accounting for ties, that’s more than half of the trophies awarded by the league. The No.6-ranked Bears and No.14-ranked Lady Bears continued that trend this spring, with head coach Matt Knoll’s men tying […]

Bob Bullock: A Texas giant and Baylor legend

He was never president, or even governor, but the Baylor Law School grad was once known as “the most powerful man in Texas.” Along the way, he not only shaped his home state of Texas, but helped set the stage for Baylor’s athletic success today. In nearly four decades of Lone Star politics, Bob Bullock, […]

Paul Wadell of St. Norbert College Will Lecture at the First Annual Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2014) – The Institute for Faith and Learning at Baylor University will host a new annual lecture, the Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics, named in honor of Bill and Roberta (Hatch) Bailey for their family’s commitment to Baylor, Waco and the church.

Baylor Department of Mathematics Will Host New Mobius Lecture Series

WACO, Texas (April 22, 2014) – In honor of Baylor’s math club becoming a chartered organization on campus for the first time, and in recognition of April as National Mathematics Month, the department of mathematics will host the first annual Mobius Lectures Tuesday through Thursday of this week.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Emeritus Professor of Religion Daniel McGee

WACO, Texas (April 22, 2014) -- Baylor University is mourning the passing of Daniel B. McGee, Ph.D., professor and Emeritus Melton Endowed Chair of Religion at Baylor University, who died Saturday, April 19, in Waco at the age of 80.

Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative Welcomes L-3 Platform Systems Sector President Nick Farah

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2014) – Baylor’s Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) will welcome Nick Farah, president of the L-C Integrated Systems Group, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Baylor Sciences Building, Room B110.