M. Golf. Men's Golf Takes Third at Illini Invitational

The Baylor men's golf team shot 20-over-par 300 in Sunday's final round of the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational to finish at 36-over 876, taking third place in the 15-team field.

W. Golf. Women's Golf Tied for 17th at Cougar Classic

Baylor women's golf finished Sunday's first round in a tie for 17th place at the Cougar Classic at Yeamans Hall Club in Hanahan, S.C. The Lady Bears shot 16-over-par 304 in the first of three rounds at the 12th-annual tournament.

W. Soccer. Soccer Drops 2-1 OT Decision at Illinois State

Baylor soccer suffered a tough 2-1 overtime loss to Illinois State on Sunday afternoon at Adelaide Street Field.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Concludes Under Armour Kick-Off

Headlined by an upset victory for Rachael James-Baker, the Baylor women's tennis team closed out the Under Armour Kick-Off event on Sunday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Christian Retailing: HarperCollins hires new Bible executive

Sept. 11, 2014
John Kramp, BA ‘77, has been appointed senior vice president of the Bible Group at HarperCollins Christian Publishing. Kramp will oversee the Bible publishing and study resources business for Thomas Nelson and Zondervan books.

Copperas Cove Herald: High school star excels at Baylor

Sept. 12, 2014
Kelseigh Fife, a Baylor freshman studying forensic psychology, will receive the Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award from the Copperas Cove City Council on Oct. 7 for her volunteer and autism awareness efforts.

Deseret News National: 5 reasons to put down the smartphone

Sept. 5, 2014
List of five reasons to lay off using smart phones mentions a new study by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. The study found that female college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones, and male students spend about eight hours on them. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers multidisciplinary research and faculty and placed this story.)

KXXV-TV 5 p.m. News (Waco): Baylor’s Carillon Ringing in Remembrance of Sept. 11

Sept. 11, 2014
VIDEO: Live report from the Baylor campus as University Carillonneur Lynnette Geary plays a memorial recital on the McLane Carillon in remembrance of those who perished on Sept. 11, 2001.

Penland dining hall, South Russell get new looks

Penland — Baylor’s “crown jewel of campus dining”? South Russell – a 21st-century residential hall? It’s a new day at Baylor in more ways than one. As the eyes of Baylor Nation have been focused on McLane Stadium’s rise on the banks of the Brazos, other projects have also been underway elsewhere on campus. In addition to the stadium, […]

Baylor sophomore a finalist in national anthem competition

Baylor sophomore Lindsay Webber’s 20th birthday is coming up. It’s Sept. 22 — the same day Webber could be announced as the grand-prize winner of FMC Agricultural Solutions’ “Stand and Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest.” Lindsay, a vocal performance major in Baylor’s School of Music, is one of four finalists in the competition. The grand prize? […]

Baylor earns best-ever U.S. News ranking

In new rankings released yesterday, Baylor came in at No. 71 out of more than 250 national universities — the school’s highest ranking ever. Baylor is the second-highest ranked school in the Big 12, behind only Texas — and Baylor has cut the gap between us and the Longhorns almost in half since 2009 (from 33 spots to […]

Baylor prof working to prevent harmful chemicals from ever being created

Plenty of people care about the environment and the quality of life for humans and animals, but not many have the opportunity to directly impact on the future of our planet. Baylor University’s Dr. Bryan Brooks, professor of environmental science and biomedical studies, is one of the lucky few. As part of the Molecular Design […]

Baylor University College of Arts & Sciences Releases Long-Range Strategic Plan

WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2014) – After two years of planning that included the active participation of its senior administration and deans, department chairs, faculty and staff, the Baylor University College of Arts & Sciences today released a long-range strategic plan titled <i><a href=" http://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/index.php?id=865292 ">A&Spire: Acts of Determination in Support of Baylor University Pro Futuris.</a></i>

Baylor Academy for Leader Development Welcomes African-American Women’s Literature Scholar Katherine Bassard

WACO, Texas (Sept. 11, 2014) – The Baylor University Academy for Leader Development will welcome Katherine Bassard, Ph.D., chair of the department of English at Virginia Commonwealth University at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Paul W. Powell Chapel.

Memorial Carillon Recital to Be Held in Remembrance of Sept. 11

WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2014) – As America commemorates the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Baylor University Carillonneur Lynnette Geary will play a memorial recital in remembrance of those who perished that day at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, on the McLane Carillon in Pat Neff Hall Tower.

Baylor Rises to No. 71 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2014) – In the latest rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, Baylor University moved up to No. 71 among National Universities, achieving the University's best rating since U.S. News began ranking institutions beyond the top 50 in 2002. Baylor was ranked No. 75 by U.S. News in 2013.