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Baylor men's tennis junior Johannes Schretter went 3-0 to open the Oracle ITA Masters tournament at the Malibu Racquet Club Thursday afternoon.
WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer (6-1-1) welcomes No. 5 West Virginia (7-2-0) and Iowa State (2-6-1) to Waco, opening Big 12 play with the Mountaineers on Friday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. before facing Iowa State on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m. at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.
Baylor equestrian will face West Texas A&M on Friday at the Willis Family Equestrian Center in its 2017-2018 season opener.
Baylor men’s tennis juniors Jimmy Bendeck and Will Little will compete in the Ivy-Plus Invitational, hosted by Princeton University at the Lenz Tennis Center, beginning Friday, Sept. 22-Sunday, Sept. 24.
This past summer, 12 Baylor pre-health students signed up for an internship at Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas. It’s an area that has seen a spike in the refugee population, primarily from Somalia, due to the proximity of a Tyson Foods plant that provides many immigrants with jobs. Unfortunately, that also makes it an […]
Sept. 14, 2017
Baylor Wellness and the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences have teamed up to make healthy eating an easy option on Baylor's campus. The departments have established The Peer Nutrition Education Program to provide the Baylor community with the knowledge needed to adopt healthy lifestyles. The program will consist of six nutrition sciences students serving as nutrition educators.
Baylor University YouTube Channel: What makes Baylor engineering different? "It's about the broader person."
Sept. 13, 2017
David Jack, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering, is featured in this video about the well-rounded course load of Baylor students and the positive effects this has on students in Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science. “It’s not all about the math and science; it’s about the broader person, their broader place in this world, their broader place in creation,” Jack said.
Sept. 19, 2017
Scott F. Barnes, B.A. (Biology) ’93, is joining TAB Bank’s business development team as vice president and business development officer.
Sept. 17, 2017
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden spotlights the wonderfully charming "His First Miracle" by the Jubilee Stars on Class Records. Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.
Sept. 20, 017
This story, originally published by Reader’s Digest, features a Baylor study about the benefits of keeping regular sleeping hours. Conducted by Elise King, assistant professor of interior design, and Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, the study of interior design students found that skimping on sleep, followed by supposed “catch-up days,” was associated with worse cognition — both in attention and creativity.
I truly enjoyed my first-ever Family Weekend as President and the opportunity to interact with so many members of our extended Baylor Family – parents, brothers and sisters, guardians, friends and others who support our students.
Sept. 14, 2017
The Internet is used for many reasons in everyday life, but most Americans report they never use it to find religious or spiritual content — or to share their religious views, according to the recently released Baylor Religion Survey. But among those who do proselytize online, Evangelicals and Black Protestants are the most likely to do so, said Baylor researcher Paul McClure. Another finding was that those with no religious affiliation are the most likely to feel addicted to technology. The survey, with 1,501 participants, was designed by Baylor scholars and administered by the Gallup Organization.
Sept. 13, 2017
Column by David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of American history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, about Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who has repeatedly run afoul of the Chinese government while fascinating the art world with his provocative installations.
Sept. 19, 2017
This story features Baylor research that shows that workers who take regular breaks have more stamina, especially if breaks are taken earlier in the day. The research was conducted by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., and Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professors of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
Baylor volleyball (11-3, 1-0 Big 12) surged to a four-set win over Texas Tech in the team’s Big 12 opener Wednesday night at the Ferrell Center, 25-20, 23-25, 25-20, 25-16.
Baylor men’s tennis junior Johannes Schretter will compete in the singles main draw of the 2017 Oracle ITA Masters, starting Thursday at the Malibu Racquet Club and Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif.
Baylor will serve as host of the 2018 Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Championship from May 11-13, announced by the conference office Wednesday.
“We are here with Alpha Phi Omega, which is a co-ed service fraternity, and we run the blood drive twice a year. This semester is really special, because all the donations are going towards the victims in Houston. I’m hoping the purpose of this will touch the hearts of a lot more people, and hopefully […]
Sept. 18, 2017
New research by Baylor University scholars finds that most Americans don’t use the Internet to find or share religious or spiritual content, and most don’t see technology and the internet as threats to their faith. The finding is part of the latest wave of the Baylor Religion Survey, which polled 1,501 adults nationwide. Quoted is Baylor sociologist Paul McClure, co-author of the report on the internet and faith.
Sept. 19, 2017
Lynneth Miller, doctoral candidate of history, did a Q&A with author Stephen Berry about the religious lives of seafarers and the maritime history of Christianity.