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.
April 9, 2014 Allison Tolman, who earned her BFA in Performance from Baylor in 2004, will have a recurring role alongside Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton in the TV adaptation of the Oscar-winning film, “Fargo.” In the FX series, which debuts April 15, Tolman will play Deputy Molly Solverson who attempts to solve a crime.
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2014) –- Two Baylor University alumni –- the late Judge Jack English Hightower, BA '49, LLB '51, and Ella Wall Prichard, a 1963 Baylor graduate and former member of the Baylor Board of Regents –- were honored April 9 at the Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference in San Antonio. Judge Hightower was selected posthumously for Outstanding Services to Libraries Award, while Prichard received the Benefactor Award.
In those early years of rebuilding, Briles leaned on the relationships built from 20-plus years of coaching Texas high school ball. He has now been a college coach in this state for 15 years. Those bonds can pay off big when he and his coaches go hunting for undiscovered talent.
Hong Kong native Jimmy Chiang, BM ’00, came to Baylor in 1995 to further his musical talents; since then, his skill as a conductor has taken him all over the world. Now, he’s traveling the globe with some of the world’s best young singers after reaching a new height in his career — leading the […]
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.
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.)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
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.
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).
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.