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Teal Regatta

Students, faculty and staff associated with the Teal Residential College for Engineering and Computer Science recently built boats out of nothing but cardboard and duct tape to race them. Enjoy the hilarious antics.

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Baseball. Baseball Blanks Texas Southern for Second Straight Win

Baylor baseball earned a 1-0 win over Texas Southern on Tuesday night at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears' (17-19) victory against the Tigers (16-22) was fueled by stellar pitching from Drew Tolson, Nick Lewis and Josh Michalec.

W. Equestrian. EQ Places Six on NCEA All-America Squads

Baylor's equestrian team landed six riders on the NCEA's All-America teams last week including three first-team selections.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Closes Regular Season with No. 7 Texas

The sixth-ranked Baylor men's tennis team (20-5, 3-1) will host the seventh-ranked Texas Longhorns (19-3, 3-0) in its final regular season match at the Hurd Tennis Center on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

M. Tennis. Pradella Earns Big 12 Player of the Week Honors

Baylor men's tennis senior Patrick Pradella was named the Big 12 Player of the Week by conference officials on Tuesday.

Associated Baptist Press: Texas Baptist named to National Commission on Hunger

April 15, 2014
Jeremy Everett, M.Div. ’01, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor, has been appointed by Congress to the 10-member National Commission on Hunger. The Commission is charged with providing policy recommendations to Congress regarding programs and funds to combat domestic hunger and food insecurity. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Corsicana Daily Sun: Remembering West: Ceremony to mark first anniversary

April 16, 2014
The town of West, Texas, will hold an observance ceremony on the one-year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion on April 17. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr will speak and the Baylor Singing Seniors will perform.

Freestone County Times: Baylor’s Executive MBA Program in Austin Launches Healthcare Concentration

April 15, 2014
The Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin has announced the expansion of its curriculum to include a healthcare concentration option that focuses on building business practices while instilling specific healthcare expertise. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

McLane Stadium groom’s cake highlights this Baylor Proud wedding

You may have seen the photo above of the McLane Stadium grooms cake that was making the rounds online last week; even Yahoo! Sports picked up the story. But as magnificent as the cake was, that was only the beginning of the Baylor connections on display at this wedding reception. First off, as you might have […]

Baylor alum stars as ‘Fargo’ TV series debuts

A Baylor alum starring in the TV adaptation of Fargo? You betcha. Allison Tolman, BFA ’04, plays the female lead in the televised version of “Fargo,” a 10-episode series premiering tonight at 9 p.m. CT on FX. Tolman plays a rookie deputy in the program, which is based on the 1996 movie that AFI named one […]

Baylor students study business of sports in unique S3 program

Big brands doled out $4 million for a 30-second Super Bowl spot this year. AT&T is reportedly paying $19 million a year to have their name on the Dallas Cowboys’ stadium. The New York Yankees are worth $2.5 billion, according to Forbes. Clearly, professional sports have become big business. Yet, only one university in the […]

Diadeloso 2014: Greetings from Dia

In 1932, Baylor students celebrated the first “All University Day” — a break from classes late in the spring. The tradition changed names several times over the years, eventually settling on Diadeloso – ”the Day of the Bear”  – in 1966, creating a truly unique Baylor holiday. [SEE PHOTOS from Diadeloso 2014.] From a massive Zumba workout […]

Baylor Students Try to Solve Real-Life Teaching Problems Through Research

WACO, Texas (April 15, 2014)—Which is better for learning — small groups or full-classroom instruction? Does individual teacher attention really improve a struggling student’s reading? How do you get rambunctious boys to behave?

First Responders Share Stories about West Explosion in New Book by Baylor Professor

WACO, Texas (April 15, 2014) – It’s not always easy to get first responders and emergency workers to talk candidly about “the job,” particularly something as devastating as the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in the City of West one year ago this week.

Sung Joon Jang, Ph.D., Will Join Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion

WACO, Texas (April 15, 2014) -- Sung Joon Jang, Ph.D., one of the nation’s preeminent quantitative criminologists, has accepted a post as Research Professor of Criminology and co-director of the Program on Prosocial Behavior within Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR).

Baylor Honors College, Bears for Life Welcome Notre Dame Professor David Solomon

WACO, Texas (April 14, 2014) –Baylor’s student-run pro-life organization Bears for Life will host David Solomon as he gives his lecture, “Can We Do Without Dignity? Disability, Bioethics, and the War Between Autonomy and Dignity,” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Alexander Reading Room.