W. Basketball. No. 3 WBB Wins 19th In Row, 66-58, Over Kansas

Nina Davis had 22 points and No. 3 Baylor won its 19th consecutive game, 66-58 over turnover-plagued Kansas on Sunday.

W. Basketball. No. 3 WBB Wins 19th In Row, 66-58 Over Kansas

Nina Davis had 22 points and No. 3 Baylor won its 19th consecutive game, 66-58 over turnover-plagued Kansas on Sunday. After Kansas scored 12 points in a row early in the second half, a three-point play by Davis with 11:05 left put the Lady Bears (20-1, 9-0 Big 12) ahead to stay and started an 11-0 run. Davis then had a putback, giving the sophomore post player 1,000 career points. Three layups by Niya Johnson pushed the Lady Bears ahead 52-43. Johnson had 13 points and 10 assists for Baylor.

Air Force Times: Study links genetics, anti nerve-agent pills to Gulf War illness

Jan. 27, 2015
Article about a recent study published in the journal Environmental Health by epidemiologist Lea Steele, Ph.D., research professor in Baylor’s Institute of Biomedical Studies, and a team of researchers who found the first direct evidence between Gulf War illness and a genetic factor that can render some individuals more susceptible to adverse effects of certain chemicals. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers biomedical studies and pitched and placed this national research story.)

Baylor Lariat: Baylor to offer students new study abroad program at Israeli university this summer

Jan. 27, 2015
For the first time, Baylor students will be given the opportunity for the first time to study at Tel Aviv University, with the program beginning this summer. Quoted is Robert Leis, exchange program and study abroad adviser.

Fort Worth Business Press: UT Arlington names VP for university communications

Jan. 29, 2015
Lynne T. Waters, B.A. ‘79, associate vice president for external affairs and university relations for the University of Hawai’i System, has been named vice president for university communications at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Happy 170th birthday, Baylor University!

It’s a phrase that fills every Texas-born Baylor Bear (and even many from outside the Lone Star state as well) with pride. It’s a simple phrase, found on the Baylor seal, that tells of Baylor’s beginnings: “Chartered in 1845 By The Republic Of Texas.” While Texas was still an independent nation, the vision for Baylor […]

Three Baylor staffers picked to work Super Bowl as ‘Wi-Fi Coaches’

Fans attending games at McLane Stadium last fall enjoyed not only a slate of Baylor wins, but also perhaps the best-connected stadium in college football, thanks to a robust Wi-Fi network and a custom app that provided all fans with in-game replays from multiple angles — a first at the collegiate level. The same company that […]

More sleep now means better memory later, says Baylor research

It might be time for you to turn out the lights and hit the sack. Dr. Michael K. Scullin, a Baylor professor and director of the university’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, has linked lack of sleep to a poorly-functioning memory, and says a good night’s sleep will help with memory not only tomorrow, but also 40, […]

Happy Birthday, Joy and Lady!

Can you believe it? Baylor’s beloved campus mascots, Joy and Lady, are now teenagers! Judge Joy Reynolds (“Joy”) was born on this date in 2001, and her sister, Judge Sue Sloan (“Lady”), was born a year and four days later (Jan. 31, 2002). The bears came to the Baylor campus from a private Oregon ranch when they were each […]

Baylor School of Music Presents Spring Lyceum Series

WACO, Texas (Jan. 30, 2015) – The Baylor School of Music will host the 38th annual Lyceum Series this spring, offering the Baylor community the opportunity to participate in a program of mini-residencies by some of the nation’s leading musical authorities.

Honors Residential College Presents Powerful Film on Immigrant Deaths

WACO, Texas (Jan. 30, 2015) – “I wanted to tell a story that would help regular people and policy makers look at the people who are suffering in the crisis and ask themselves ‘Are the immigrants dying equal human beings with us?’”

Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER) Presents Spring Seminar Series

WACO, Texas (Jan. 28, 2015) – Baylor University’s Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER) will welcome several distinguished guest speakers as part of its spring seminar series.

Baylor THIS MATTERS Panel to Discuss Charlie Hedbo, Faith and Freedom of Speech

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) -- THIS MATTERS, a series of dialogues at Baylor University that connect leaders from diverse perspectives to offer context to society's most challenging questions, will explore the intersection of freedom of speech, religion and the role of satire in society during a panel discussion at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the SUB Den.