Equestrian to NCEA Quarterfinals

The Baylor equestrian team advanced to Friday’s quarterfinals with a 12-4 win over UT Martin in the opening round of the NCEA Championship. The No. 6-seeded Lady Bears picked up their 10th win of the season and advance to face No. 3-seeded Georgia.

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Track. Track & Field Welcomes Texas Sprinter Wilson

Baylor track and field head coach Todd Harbour announced the signing of sprinter Malik Wilson (Brenham, Texas) to a National Letter of Intent for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday.

Baseball. Baseball's Michalec Named to Stopper of the Year Watch List

Baylor baseball closer Josh Michalec was one of 50 players named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) mid-season Stopper of the Year watch list, the association announced Wednesday.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Has Another Successful Weekend in Dallas

The Baylor volleyball team competed in three matches at the Lonestar Spring Tournament in Dallas and went 2-1.

Track. Track & Field Readies for Drake Relays

After missing the meet last season, Baylor's track and field team will again return to the Drake Relays for competition Thursday through Saturday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.

PsychAlive: 5 Simple Steps to End Any Fight

April 22, 2014
Article offering suggestions on how to resolve conflict in relationships mentions research by Keith Sanford, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. Sanford found that negative communication between couples doesn't always result in negative resolutions and that avoiding negative communication doesn't always result in positive resolutions. (This story was placed by Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, who covers the psychology and neuroscience department.)

Science Daily: Religious music brings benefit to seniors' mental health

April 18, 2014
New research has found that listening to religious music among older Christians is associated with a decrease in anxiety about death and increases in life satisfaction, self-esteem, and sense of control over their lives. In particular, listening to gospel music is associated with a decrease in anxiety about death and an increase in sense of control. The research article in The Gerontologist, titled “Listening to Religious Music and Mental Health in Later Life,” was co-authored by Matt Bradshaw, PhD, assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is responsible for covering sociology.)

Baylor alum appointed to National Commission on Hunger

As Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative makes encouraging headway towards the mission of eliminating hunger in Texas, the project’s director will now also help shape the fight nationwide. THI Director Jeremy Everett, MDiv ’01, was appointed to the National Commission on Hunger by Speaker of the House John Boehner last week. Everett (pictured above) is one of just 10 members […]

Baylor tennis teams sweep Big 12 regular season titles for 9th time in 12 years

In the Big 12 Conference’s 18-year history, Baylor men’s and women’s tennis have combined to win 22 regular season league titles. Even when accounting for ties, that’s more than half of the trophies awarded by the league. The No.6-ranked Bears and No.14-ranked Lady Bears continued that trend this spring, with head coach Matt Knoll’s men tying […]

Bob Bullock: A Texas giant and Baylor legend

He was never president, or even governor, but the Baylor Law School grad was once known as “the most powerful man in Texas.” Along the way, he not only shaped his home state of Texas, but helped set the stage for Baylor’s athletic success today. In nearly four decades of Lone Star politics, Bob Bullock, […]

Happy Easter, Baylor family!

Today and Monday are holidays for the entire Baylor campus, allowing students, faculty and staff some time off to spend with family around what is arguably the most important day in the Christian calendar: Easter. As we enjoy the time off, let’s also keep an attitude of thankfulness for what this weekend means. First and foremost, of course, […]

Baylor Department of Mathematics Will Host New Mobius Lecture Series

WACO, Texas (April 22, 2014) – In honor of Baylor’s math club becoming a chartered organization on campus for the first time, and in recognition of April as National Mathematics Month, the department of mathematics will host the first annual Mobius Lectures Tuesday through Thursday of this week.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Emeritus Professor of Religion Daniel McGee

WACO, Texas (April 22, 2014) -- Baylor University is mourning the passing of Daniel B. McGee, Ph.D., professor and Emeritus Melton Endowed Chair of Religion at Baylor University, who died Saturday, April 19, in Waco at the age of 80.

Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative Welcomes L-3 Platform Systems Sector President Nick Farah

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2014) – Baylor’s Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) will welcome Nick Farah, president of the L-C Integrated Systems Group, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Baylor Sciences Building, Room B110.

Baylor School of Education Professor Honored with Outstanding Professor Award

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2014) — Paul La Bounty, Ph.D., associate professor of health, human performance and recreation (HHPR) in the Baylor School of Education, is the recipient of the Collins Outstanding Professor Award for 2014. The Collins Professor is chosen each year by a vote of Baylor’s senior class.