Baylor Alumni & Friends News
Baylor head football coach Art Briles was named one of five finalists for the Bobby Bowden National Collegiate Coach of the Year Award, the Over the Mountain Touchdown Club announced on Tuesday.
Former Baylor standout quarterback Don Trull (1961-63) will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday at the 56th National Football Foundation's (NFF) Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Baylor football head coach Art Briles was named American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) 2013 Region 4 Coach of the Year and Associated Press (AP) Big 12 Coach of the Year, the organizations announced on Tuesday.
Baylor head football coach Art Briles was named one of 10 finalists for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award, the insurance company announced on Tuesday.
Early last week, as the Baylor campus was planning for Christmas on 5th Street, the weather was fantastic — sunny and mid 70s. But by the event Thursday night, it really was beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, as temperatures had already dropped into the 30s across Central Texas. Students’ t-shirts and shorts were …
AUDIO: Report about the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project at Baylor, launched by Robert Darden, associate professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. Through the project, at-risk black gospel music - primarily on 45s, 78s and LPs - is identified, acquired and preserved through digitization. The Royce-Darden Collection is to become part of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture under construction on the National Mall in Washington D.C. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is responsible for covering the journalism department.)
Dec. 9, 2013
VIDEO: Ralph Wood, Ph.D., University Professor of Theology and Literature in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, discusses how the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien can help us understand the greed of the modern world.
Dec. 9, 2013
Baylor's Alpha Chi Omega sorority recently presented the Waco Family Abuse Center with a $12,000 check after raising money through a lip-synching competition.
Dec. 3, 2013
Article on George Brozowski's experiences with the Boy Scouts mentions a study by researchers with Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion and Program on Prosocial Behavior that found that Eagle Scouts have a significant, positive impact on society. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is responsible for covering ISR.)
Dec. 4, 2013
Interview with ventriloquist and comedian Jeff Dunham, who earned his BA from Baylor in 1986.
Dec. 9, 2013
Nine Texas university leaders, including Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, signed a letter sent to the Texas congressional delegation, sharing their concerns about the effects of automatic federal spending cuts on university research and education.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Twitter elects high-profile media executive as first woman on board of directors
Dec. 5, 2013
Marjorie Scardino, BA '69, has been appointed the first female member of Twitter's board of directors.
Dec. 9, 2013
Article on the improvement of the Baylor football program in recent years credits the leadership of Coach Art Briles, a strong strategy and a positive outlook to the Bears' success.
Waco Tribune-Herald: EDITORIAL: Baylor's Big 12 triumph proves plenty, puts naysayers in their place
Dec. 10, 2013
Editorial on the Baylor Bears' recent Big 12 Championship addresses the fact that many questioned Baylor's place in the Big 12 Conference just a few years ago. In the midst of all the excitement over the football team's success, the editorial lauds the feeling of momentum that has settled over the community in terms of growth and potential.
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty was named one of five finalists for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler announced Monday.
The last four years have been arguably the best in Baylor football's long history, and the group of Baylor seniors playing their last game at Floyd Casey Stadium Saturday played a large part in getting the program there.
Baylor's Acrobatics & Tumbling team signed 12 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent during the early signing period in November. Head coach LaPrise Harris-Williams signed a star-studded 2014-15 freshman class filled with heavily recruited and talented athletes.
In each home game program this fall, legendary Texas sportswriter and Baylor treasure Dave Campbell will reminisce about his most-memorable games of the decade being honored at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Baylor men's basketball junior guard Kenny Chery has been named Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Co-Newcomer of the Week, as voted on by a panel of media members and announced Monday by the conference office.
A school-record 11 Baylor football student-athletes were named to The Associated Press All-Big 12 teams, the organization announced Monday.