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McLane Stadium - July Media Tour

Baylor hosted media representatives today for a tour of McLane Stadium. Contractors estimate that the stadium is about 97% complete - on the five yard line ready to punch it in for a #Baylor touchdown. The media was also given an opportunity to view the Hart Track and Field complex - due to be completed this fall. #SicEm

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Football. Hager, Oakman Secure Place On Nagurski Trophy Watch List

Baylor linebacker Bryce Hager and defensive end Shawn Oakman are both included on the 2014 Bronko Nagurski watch list, the Football Writers Association of America announced Thursday. The Nagurski Trophy goes to college football's National Defensive Player of the Year.

Football. Drango Tabbed to Outland Trophy Watch List

Baylor junior offensive tackle Spencer Drango was named to the 2014 Outland Trophy watch list, the Football Writers Association of America announced on Thursday. The Outland Trophy recognizes the nation's top collegiate interior linemen on offense or defense.

W. Basketball. Kim Mulkey No. 40 on Louisiana's Top Athletes List

The honors keep rolling in for Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey. In an article written by Ron Higgins of <i>NOLA.com</i> and the New Orleans' <i>Times-Picayune</i>, Mulkey is No. 40 on Louisiana's all-time top 51 athletes list.

Football. Roth Makes Ray Guy Award Watch List

Baylor senior punter Spencer Roth is one of 25 members on the 2014 Ray Guy Award watch list, the Augusta Sports Council announced on Wednesday. The Ray Guy Award honors the nation's top collegiate punter.

Ethics Daily: What Has Happened to All the Cults?

July 9, 2014
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor&rsquo;s Institute for Studies of Religion, wrote this article about the sharp decline of American&rsquo;s concern about the presence of cults in United States. Jenkins recalled the history of anti-cult movement and the overall decrease of cults and religious sects in the U.S. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers ISR.)

FOX Sports: New stadium changing everything at Baylor

July 9, 2014
Even before Baylor&rsquo;s McLane Stadium has officially opened, its presence is making an impact on Baylor. The $266-million, 45,000 seat, on-campus stadium is situated prominently on I-35 and will provide easy access for players, students and spectators. McLane Stadium will feature free Wi-Fi access and 16 boat slips for &ldquo;sailgating.&rdquo; The stadium is scheduled to open for the Bears season opener on Aug. 31.

KEEL-AM: Rhino Coffee in Shreveport to be Featured on New Show ‘Flip My Food’

July 7, 2014

Andrew Crawford, B.A. &rsquo;10, owner of Rhino Coffee, will be featured on a new Shreveport, La. television show called &ldquo;Flip My Food.&rdquo;

Baylor campus going completely tobacco-free

One month from today &#8212; August 11, 2014 &#8212; Baylor University will become a tobacco-free, smoke-free campus, joining more than 600 other colleges and universities around the country. That means no smoking or use of any other tobacco products inside or outside of any Baylor-owned buildings, including those on campus, around Waco and in other [&#8230;]

What does Baylor mean to you?

When people give to Baylor, they often include short notes explaining why they felt led to give. When you put the notes together, you start to get a sense of what this university means to the Baylor family &#8212; not just alumni, but parents, Waco residents, and other friends. Here&#8217;s just a sampling: &#8220;I know [&#8230;]

Select program offers undergrads direct path to Baylor Law or College of Medicine

What could be better than a Baylor degree? Two Baylor degrees, that&#8217;s what. Baylor 2 Baylor provides students with that opportunity. Baylor 2 Baylor (or Baylor&#178;) is a dual-admission program that allows a select group of incoming freshmen to follow their Baylor undergraduate experience with automatic admission&#160;into&#160;either&#160;Baylor Law School or Baylor College of Medicine. Comprised [&#8230;]

A Century of Sic ’Em: Celebrating 100 years as Baylor Bears

One hundred years ago this summer, Baylor was without a mascot. Our sports teams were occasionally called the Bulldogs or the Baptists in newspaper accounts, but they&#160;had no official nickname. By the fall of 1914, Baylor students were ready for that to change. On Oct. 2, 1914, a contest was proposed to come up with [&#8230;]

Men’s Hot Flashes: Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy May Ease the Discomfort that Guys Don’t Like to Talk About, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) &mdash; Men who experience hot flashes are unlikely to talk much about it, but they may find relief from their silent suffering if they are willing to try an unusual treatment, according to findings from a Baylor University case study.

President Starr Announces Executive Appointments

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) – Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today announced two appointments to the executive staff of the University. Tommye Lou Davis has been appointed Chief of Staff to the President. Ms. Davis also will retain her responsibilities as Vice President for Constituent Engagement. Juan Alejandro Jr., Ed.D., has been appointed Interim Vice President of Governance and Risk and Chief Compliance Officer. Both currently serve on the President’s Executive Council.

President Starr Announces Executive Appointments

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) &ndash; Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today announced two appointments to the executive staff of the University. Tommye Lou Davis has been appointed Chief of Staff to the President. Ms. Davis also will retain her responsibilities as Vice President for Constituent Engagement. Juan Alejandro Jr., Ed.D., has been appointed Interim Vice President of Governance and Risk and Chief Compliance Officer. Both currently serve on the President&rsquo;s Executive Council.

Fashion Design Program Earns National Ranking

WACO, Texas (July 9, 2014) &ndash; Baylor University&rsquo;s Apparel Design and Product Development program was recognized recently by Fashion Schools.org as among the top fashion design programs in the nation. The website ranked the program 35th out of 75 schools surveyed in the U.S., and sixth among Southwest schools.