Alumni, Parents & Friends News

Apr
25
2017

W. Soccer. Soccer Summer Offering Several Summer Camps

Baylor soccer will have three summer camp options for youth players to continue to improve their soccer skills under the guidance of the BU coaches and players at the Bears’ Betty Lou Mays Field.

Apr
25
2017

W. Tennis. Shankle Earns Fourth Big 12 Weekly Award of the Season

Senior Blair Shankle earned her fourth Big 12 Player of the Week honor of the season on Tuesday, setting a Big 12 and Baylor record for conference awards in a regular season. With seven career honors, Shankle ties Big 12 and Lady Bear record-holder Zuzana Zemanova for most all-time.

Apr
25
2017

W. Tennis. 4 Earn Academic All-Big 12 Team Recognition

Four Baylor women’s tennis student-athletes were selected to the Academic All-Big 12 Team, the league office announced on Tuesday.

Apr
25
2017

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Leads League In Academic All-Big 12 Picks

The Baylor men's tennis team placed a conference-best eight student-athletes on the Academic All-Big 12 Team, including a league-leading seven players on the first team, Big 12 Conference officials announced Tuesday.

Apr
25
2017

The highlight of Baylor football’s spring game? This special touchdown run.

Saturday’s Green and Gold Game was the first chance most fans got to see what Baylor football will look like under Matt Rhule. But the highlight of the day wasn’t the new coach, the new-look team, or even the touchdown scored by former men’s basketball standout Ish Wainwright; instead, it was a special play by longtime staffer Clint […]

Apr
25
2017

Baylor Graduate Selected for Prestigious Fulbright ETA to Taiwan

WACO, Texas (April 25, 2017) – Recent Baylor University graduate Taylor Demons, who earned her B.A. in international studies in December 2016, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Taiwan.

Apr
25
2017

Baylor Model United Nations Team Honored at National Conference

WACO, Texas (April 25, 2017) – The Baylor Model United Nations (MUN) team received Outstanding Position Paper Awards in five of the seven committees in which they participated—the same number of position paper awards that the team received in the last three years combined—at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City, where thousands of students from more than 100 nations participated in a simulation of the U.N.

Apr
25
2017

Baylor University Joins Growing Alliance of Colleges Working to Expand Access and Opportunity for 50,000 Talented Low- and Moderate-Income Students

April 25, 2017
Baylor University is among a select group of 68 of the nation’s top universities that have partnered with the American Talent Initiative (ATI) to enroll and educate an additional 50,000 high-achieving low- and moderate-income students by 2025. “At Baylor, we have long understood that improving access to higher education is key to developing the next generations of leaders who will transform the world,” said Baylor Interim President David Garland. “We feel that the goals of the American Talent Initiative fit well with our mission to educate and equip men and women for worldwide leadership and service. Our nation and the globe can only benefit from the success of this collective effort.”

Apr
25
2017

Business Wire: Study Reveals Impact of Unethical Behavior on an Individual, According to Research from Oklahoma State University

April 25, 2017
This article centers on research by Matt Quade, Ph.D., assistant professor of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Quade coauthored the study, which explores shame and seeks to explain the effect of unethical behavior on an individual’s self-image.

Apr
25
2017

Graduate School Hosts Doctor of Physical Therapy Open House

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2017) – Baylor University’s Graduate School will host an open house for the new Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in Room 100 of Morrison Hall, 1410 S. Fifth St.

Apr
25
2017

Psych Central: Skimpy Sleep Followed by ‘Catch Up’ Can Hurt Attention & Creativity

April 24, 2017
New Baylor research has found that skimping on sleep, followed by “catch-up” days with long snoozes, is tied to worse cognition — both in attention and creativity — in young adults, in particular those tackling major projects. The multidisciplinary research was conducted by Elise King, assistant professor of interior design in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory and assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is pitching this research to national media. She covers faculty and research in the Robbin College and in the department of psychology and neuroscience.)

Apr
25
2017

Taylor (TX) Press: Taylor grad earns teaching award

April 23, 2017
Jason Kautz, B.A. (Chemistry) '96, M.S. '98, Ph.D. '02, professor of practice in the department of chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is one of the recipients of the university’s most prestigious awards for teaching, research and engagement. The awards recognize faculty whose work has had a significant impact on students, the university and the state.

Apr
25
2017

The Waco Tribune-Herald: Waco stages busy with four plays

April 19, 2017
This week, Baylor Theatre will present “Noises Off,” which is considered a contemporary standard and proven audience-pleaser. “This may be the top-ranked farce of all time,” said Stan Denman, Ph.D., professor and chair of theatre arts in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences.

Apr
25
2017

USA TODAY: Q&A: Does $0 income later mean I should take Social Security early?

April 23, 2017
William Reichenstein, Ph.D., The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, answers a question about ways to maximize Social Security benefits.

Apr
24
2017

Softball. No. 13 SB Set for Final Nonconference Contest

WACO, Texas – The No. 13/15 Baylor Lady Bears (36-9, 9-3 Big 12) makes the quick turnaround trip to Beaumont, Texas, to take on the Lamar Cardinals (23-23, 13-8 Southland) on Tuesday, April 25, at 4 p.m. at the LU Softball Complex.

Apr
24
2017

Baseball. Baseball Welcomes Texas State for Tuesday Midweek Game

Baylor baseball hosts Texas State on Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. CT at Baylor Ballpark in midweek action before hitting the road again for Big 12 Conference play this weekend.

Apr
24
2017

M. Golf. Men’s Golf in Third Place at Big 12 Championship

Baylor men’s golf is in third place after shooting 27-over-par 307 in Monday’s first round of the Big 12 Championship at Prairie Dunes Country Club. The Bears are five strokes back of the lead with 54 holes to play.

Apr
24
2017

Acrobatics & Tumbling. No. 2 Seed A&T Ready to Defend National Championship

The back-to-back defending national champion Baylor acrobatics & tumbling (6-1) team is set to face Gannon (3-4) on Thursday at 2 p.m. CT in the quarterfinals of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championships in Azusa, California.

Apr
24
2017

#BearsOfBaylor — “That’s my goal — to get us all to work together to move [Baylor] forward.”

[NOTE: On Saturday, we had the chance to speak with the newest Bear of Baylor, Baylor President-Select Linda Livingstone, about her return to Baylor and her view of the university.] “One of the main reasons we decided to come back to Baylor was because we love the mission of Baylor. We think it’s amazing to have a significant […]