W. Golf. Women's Golf in Fifth at NCAA Championship

Baylor women's golf is in fifth place after Sunday's third round of the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship at The Concession Golf Club. BU shot 18-over 306 on Sunday, giving the Bears a 54-hole total of 46-over 910.

W. Tennis. NCAA Singles and Doubles Finals Set

The stage is officially set. The NCAA Tennis Championships finals matchups were finalized following the conclusion of Sunday's semifinals.

M. Tennis. Galeano, Lenz Fall Short of NCAA Doubles Title Match

After making program history Saturday, the eighth-ranked Baylor men's tennis doubles tandem of Diego Galeano and Julian Lenz lost a three-set battle to No. 19 Lloyd Glasspool and Soren Hess-Olesen in the NCAA Doubles Championship semifinals Sunday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Baseball. Steve Smith Will Not Return As Baseball Coach

Steve Smith, Baylor University's baseball coach the past 21 years, will not return as the program's head coach for the 2016 season.

Christian Post: Is the Atheist Population Skyrocketing?

May 20, 2015
Byron Johnson, Ph.D., co-director of ISR and Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences, discusses the claim that Christianity is declining in the U.S. and the lack of evidence to support the claim. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion.)

Financial Buzz: St. Petersburg National Research University of IT, Mechanics and Optics Wins IBM-Sponsored International Collegiate Programming Contest

May 20, 2015
Baylor serves as the headquarters for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), which recently concluded in Marrakech, Morocco. Known as the "Battle of the Brains," the ICPC serves as a proving ground for the top collegiate programmers, challenging them to solve a series of complex real-world problems in just five hours. Bill Poucher, Ph.D., professor of computer science in Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, serves as ICPC executive director. He is quoted in the story. "I am excited to see what these students will do with the mastery they've gained from this contest and from each other as they continue their academic and professional pursuits as ACM members," Poucher said. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers the School of Engineering and Computer Science.)

Monroe (LA) News-Star: LA Opera’s ―The Barber of Seville’ June 5, 7 at ULM

May 17, 2015
Comic opera “The Barber of Seville” by Goacchino Rossini will be presented by the Louisiana Opera company in June at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Joining the production is conductor Jeffrey Peterson, Ph.D., assistant professor of voice in Baylor’s School of Music.

Press-Register (Mobile, AL): Graduation 2015: 39 seniors walk during St. Luke's Episcopal School commencement

May 17, 2015
Ashlyn Murphy, who plans to attend Baylor University in the fall and major in biology, was honored as the Class of 2015 salutatorian at St. Luke’s Episcopal School graduation in Mobile, Alabama.

Since 1946, Baylor’s memorial lampposts have honored those who served our country

As simple tributes to those who have gone before us, they are easy to miss or take for granted. But the 140-plus red granite lampposts scattered across Baylor’s campus are more than just utilitarian lighting — they are memorials to those who have served our country, including many who gave their lives in action. The […]

7 books that should be on every Baylor Bear’s shelf

The selection of books that line a person’s shelves can tell you a lot about the person. So what’s a Baylor home without a selection of Baylor books? Below are 7 books that should be on every Bear’s shelf, followed by a host of “honorable mentions” for those who really want to dig deep. * To […]

Baylor senior finds her true family inside the Baylor family

[We sometimes talk about the “Baylor family,” because that’s how Baylor people act — as a family. But three of the key players in this story — a Baylor student, an alum and a professor — have taken that term to a whole new level.] Born in Kentucky to a mother who may have suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, […]

Baylor grads honored among the best in Texas public education

What kind of educators does Baylor’s School of Education produce? Why, the best in Texas, that’s all. In 2015 alone, Baylor graduates have been named: * Texas’ Superintendent of the Year — Dr. Michael McFarland, BBA ’93, EDD ’05, became the second Baylor grad in four years to win this honor. McFarland has led Lancaster ISD in south Dallas since […]

Baylor A Cappella Group Places at International Competition

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor a cappella group VirtuOSO was pitch perfect as they placed fourth at this year’s International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA).

Baylor Campus Buildings To Change Hours for Memorial Day

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor University will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day, while some campus buildings will have changed hours. No classes will be held, and all administrative offices will be closed.

Study: Hey, Advertising and Marketing Pros! Before You ―Go Thin,’ Think Again

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Here’s the skinny: Not all women will buy products because the models in the advertisements are thin, according to a new study of a diverse group of 239 women by a Baylor University marketing professor.

Baylor University and Alamo Colleges Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

WACO, Texas (May 11, 2015) – Baylor University and Alamo Colleges today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.