WACO, Texas (March 19, 2015) – Following a nine-month national search, Baylor University Provost and Executive Vice President David E. Garland, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., as dean of Baylor’s School of Education.
As the University’s motto – Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana – suggests, Baylor University strives dutifully to serve the interests of both church and community. That is why we are asking you to join us as we prepare for an historic celebration of Christian worship at Baylor’s beautiful McLane Stadium.
Football players — particularly those who have played at the highest levels — know the importance of good medical care. Thus, it comes as no surprise that so many NFL stars turned out to support Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing‘s “Going for the Gold Gala” last week in Dallas. [SEE PHOTOS from this year’s gala] […]
“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord…” – Colossians 3:23 Faculty and staff at Baylor University really take this verse to heart. At the 2015 Service Recognition Ceremony last month, the university recognized three Bears in particular who have dedicated the majority of their lives – nearly 50 years each […]
After establishing an NCAA-leading time Friday at the TCU Invitational, Baylor hurdler Tiffani McReynolds was named the Big 12 Female Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week, conference officials announced on Wednesday.
March 24, 2015 A new case study by Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) found improved student behavior and performance at high-risk middle and high schools that used the “Violence-Free Zone” or VFZ. The “Violence-Free Zone” is the national model of mentoring students in areas with high levels of crime and violence. Study leaders are Byron Johnson, Ph.D., director of ISR’s Program on Prosocial Behavior, and William Wubbenhorst, non-resident ISR fellow at Baylor and scholar in faith-based and community initiatives. They evaluated schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Richmond, Virginia. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story.)
March 18, 2015 Neil S. Fleming, Ph.D., clinical professor of health services research at the Robbins Institute for Health Policy & Leadership in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, has been appointed to the board of directors for Ignite Sales Inc. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers Hankamer School of Business.)
March 24, 2015 At a Congressional hearing, Chief Deputy Sheriff Benny Martinez of Brooks County, Texas explained the cost of exhuming immigrants. Pictured in the article is Lori Baker, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology at Baylor, and her team of forensic anthropology students, who volunteer to exhume remains in an effort to identify those who perished while crossing the border.
Less than an hour after setting foot on campus for the first time as a Baylor freshman, Michael McLendon met the woman who would one day be his wife. That was in 1986. Almost 30 years later, McLendon (and that young lady, the former Kathy Coleman, BBA ’90) are returning to Waco. McLendon, BA ’91, was […]
In February, the Baylor family got to cheer on senior Savion Wright on American Idol. In March, Bears rooted for Baylor graduate Clinton Washington, BBA ’11, on NBC’s The Voice. Washington, a former Student Foundation member from Arkansas who now works in marketing in New York City, debuted on The Voice March 2. His rendition of Elton John’s “Candle […]
Basketball is a game of runs — and few teams can match the Baylor Lady Bears when it comes to runs. Head coach Kim Mulkey’s squad closed the first half Sunday on a 30-7 run and coasted to a 73-44 win over Arkansas. The victory advances Baylor to a 7th straight Sweet 16; only two schools (UConn and […]
Over his 30+ years in Congress, Rep. Frank Wolf came to be known as the “conscience of the House” and a staunch defender of religious liberty, both domestically and abroad. In January, after retiring from politics, he joined the Baylor family as the Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom; Wednesday night, he joined President Ken Starr for a […]
WACO, Texas (March 23, 2015) — A youth violence-reduction mentoring program for trouble-plagued schools in urban centers has contributed to improved student behavior and performance at high-risk middle and high schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Richmond, Virginia, according to findings of a new Baylor University case study.