Baylor Alumni & Friends News
Serving as the central on-campus resource for Fiesta Bowl and Big 12 Champion merchandise, the University Bookstore is opening a temporary Baylor Bowl Store on University Park Drive, directly outside of the Ferrell Center.
The economic impact of the Baylor University athletics program within the Waco community has more than doubled over the last five years, increasing from $155.6 million in 2007-08 to $373.3 million during 2012-13 academic year according to a recent study released Thursday.
Lecrae, Matthew West, Jeremy Camp, Shane & Shane and Natalie Grant are just a few of the artists coming together in Nashville on New Year’s Eve for a major holiday concert. New Year’s Impactwill be streamed free to churches and individual viewers around the world on New Year’s Eve from 7 p.m. to midnight (Central …
WACO, Texas (Dec. 19, 2013) - Earlier this month, Tyler Kopas, a senior Professional Sales student from Phoenix, Ariz., traveled to Chicago as Baylor University's Model UN Head Delegate and was recognized as the "Outstanding Delegate" by his committee, the highest award that an individual student can be given at the conference.
Gift from Carlton Family Foundation Creates Dean's Board Room in the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
WACO, Texas (Dec. 19, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from the Carlton Family Foundation, led by Bill and Pat Carlton of Little Rock, Ark., that will create the Carlton Family Foundation Dean's Board Room in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
May God richly bless each of you this Christmas and in the New Year!
North Dallas Gazette: Baylor study show for some groups in multiracial congregations, experiences are not equal
Dec. 18, 2013
A Baylor study shows that people who are part of a congregation's largest racial group are more likely to feel they belong and be more involved -- regardless of whether their group is barely half or nearly all of the members. Quoted in the article are Baylor sociologist Brandon C. Martinez, the study's lead author, and study co-author Kevin D. Dougherty, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. (This story was placed by Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, who is responsible for covering sociology.)
Dec. 16, 2013
Baylor research has found that many civilians traumatized by Libya's civil war in 2011 have found mental health services and healing through small groups led by Libyan volunteers who were trained by American professionals. Quoted in the article is Matthew Stanford, Ph.D., professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, who led the research. (This story was placed by Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, who is responsible for covering psychology and neuroscience.)
Dec. 16, 2013
Christian news website publishes Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr's USA TODAY op-ed on Christian persecution in the Middle East. Judge Starr delivered a keynote address at an international conference on "Christianity and Freedom" Dec. 13-14 in Rome, co-sponsored by Georgetown and Baylor. (This op-ed was placed by Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications.)
Dec. 18, 2013
An editorial on the legalizing of Internet gambling in New Jersey cites the work of Earl Grinols, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Economics at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 19, 2013) - Serving as the central on-campus resource for Fiesta Bowl and Big 12 Champion merchandise, the Baylor University Bookstore is opening a temporary Baylor Bowl Store on University Parks Drive, located on the Ferrell Center parking lot near Getterman Stadium. The 2,400-square-foot, glass enclosed pop-up store will open on Friday, Dec. 20.
Dec. 17, 2013
Article on where to place your assets to get the most value mentions William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, who has been writing on asset location since 2001 and recently co-authored "The Asset Location Decision Revisited" in the November 2013 Journal of Financial Planning.
Baylor 91, Northwestern 84 OT
Kenny Chery scored 12 of his 20 points in overtime and No. 12 Baylor returned from an extended break with a 91-84 victory over Northwestern State on Wednesday night.
Baylor 87, Ole Miss 80
Odyssey Sims scored 39 points, including six the final minute, and No. 9 Baylor held off Mississippi 87-80 on Wednesday night to extend its home winning streak to 66 games.
Baylor 87, Ole Miss 80
Baylor head football coach Art Briles was named one of five finalists for the Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award, American Heart Association announced on Tuesday.