For many members of the Class of 2015 who received their Baylor diplomas this past weekend, Commencement was simply the next step in their lives — perhaps one even taken for granted as they plotted out their next moves, whether entering careers or graduate school. Joy Ramey fit into that group — until she was diagnosed […]
Every year, Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal recognizes some of the industry’s rising stars with their “Forty Under 40″ list. Included among this year’s honorees were not one, but two Baylor Bears. Colin Faulkner, BBA ’98, is the Chicago Cubs’ vice president for sales and partnerships. Faulkner worked his way up from an internship with the Waco Wizards […]
We snagged a good one, Baylor Nation. Baylor has announced the appointment of world-famous philosopher John Haldane as a distinguished professor in philosophy beginning this fall. While Haldane may not be a household name to many Bears, it certainly is in the world of philosophy. He’ll be leaving his homeland of Scotland, where since 1983 he has taught at the […]
The Baylor track and field team will have 15 student-athletes representing it with 13 entries into the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, after qualifying six more entries on the final day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium Saturday.
Baylor women's golf head coach Jay Goble has been named 2015 Central Region Coach of the Year by the Women's Golf Coaches Association. Goble was one of three coaches honored, joining Dan Brooks of Duke in the East and USC's Andrea Gaston in the West.
Baylor's track and field team had seven student-athletes, Trayvon Bromell, George Caddick, Rachel Johnson, Brandon Moore, Annie Rhodes, Raena Rhone and Olicia Williams, earn a spot into the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday during the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium.
June 1, 2015 AUDIO LINK INCLUDED: Baylor’s director of campus grounds Andy Trimble talks about Baylor’s centralized irrigation system, which allows the department to dramatically reduce the amount of hours required to run the system and has saved an estimated $150,000 a year. It also allows the University to reduce its water consumption.
May 27, 2015 Baylor graduate Shannon Roberts, B.A. Journalism ’86, was named Dallas Historical Society Executive Director. Roberts recently served as the executive director of the Santa Fe Children’s Museum. During her time at the museum she restructured its operations, programming and financial dependencies after a significant financial crisis.
June 1, 2015 Ralph Wood, Ph.D., University Professor of Literature and Theology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, talks about the newest “forever” stamp featuring an image of award-winning American author Flannery O’Connor. Wood is the author of the 2005 book “Flannery O’Connor and the Christ-Haunted South.” “Her inclusion on U.S. postage stamps is a triumph for both American authors and American Catholics,” Wood said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers faculty and research in religion department.)
Five years ago today, Ken Starr took office as Baylor University’s 14th president. Looking back over that time, we see many of the best years in the university’s 170-year history, from academic rankings to campus happenings, from athletic accomplishments to financial support. There has never been a better time to be a Baylor Bear, and Judge Starr’s leadership […]
When only two law schools are awarded an American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award in a 30-year period, it’s clear that a school must reach a very high standard of service to the disadvantaged to receive the honor. Baylor Law School has met that standard and, earlier this month, became just the third […]
How far did Baylor women’s golf come this year in finishing as runners-up at the NCAA Championships? This is a squad that finished 21st out of 23 teams at the first tournament of the year. But it didn’t take the Bears long to start rolling; they never finished lower than eighth the rest of the year. Baylor […]
Eighty-five years ago today — May 27, 1930 — Waco Hall was officially dedicated during Spring Commencement activities. But you may be surprised to learn that the building, which has given so many Bears happy memories of Sing performances and Chapel performances, was a child of tragedy and struggle. The tragedy? A fire that gutted Carroll […]
WACO, Texas (June 1, 2015) – Five years ago today, Judge Ken Starr officially began his service as president of Baylor University – by running the Bear Trail – as the distinguished academician, lawyer, public servant and sixth-generation Texan became only the 14th president of Texas’ oldest continuously operating institution of higher education.
David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, said Audie Murphy -- movie star and decorated hero of World War II -- displayed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) long before it was understood.
WACO, Texas (May 27, 2015) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) junior Johanna Bridges was elected to serve on the 2015-2016 Board of Directors for the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). Bridges who currently serves as president for the Baylor Student Nurses Association at LHSON is the first Baylor student to serve in a national role for NSNA.