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. UT appoints new director of Butler School of Music

April 14, 2014
Mary Ellen Poole, BM ’81, has been appointed as director of the University of Texas’ Butler School of Music and holder of the Florence Thelma Hall Centennial Chair in Music.

Chicago Sun-Times (Voices): ‘Fargo’ the place to be for Chicago’s Allison Tolman

April 14, 2014
Article about actress Allison Tolman, BFA ’04, who will play the lead female role in the upcoming FX television show based on the film “Fargo.”

Information About Diabetes: Forget jumping jacks: kids who strength train have lower risk of diabetes

April 15, 2014
Early strengthening activities can lead to a decrease in cardiometabolic health risks in children and adolescents, according to results of a new study by Paul M. Gordon, Ph.D., professor and chair of health, human performance and recreation department in Baylor’s School of Education. (This story was placed by Tonya Lewis, who is responsible for covering the Baylor School of Education.)

KWTX-TV: Baylor University Hosts Walk for Autism

April 13, 2014
VIDEO: Baylor University recently hosted the sixth annual Walk for Autism to help central Texans affected by the disorder.

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 […]

Thousands of Bears serve Waco through spring ‘Steppin’ Out’

Despite unseasonably chilly weather, thousands of Baylor students spent their Saturday “Steppin’ Out” — volunteering across Waco as a way to say “thanks” to our university’s hometown. Approximately 3,000 Baylor students — about a quarter of the university’s undergraduates — were sent out all over the city to paint houses, clean up yards, and perform […]

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.