Alumni, Parents & Friends News
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.
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.
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.
[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 […]
April 23, 2017
VIDEO: Baylor found time during its spring game Saturday to honor Clint Lewis, who has been involved in the football program for 22 years. Lewis, who has Down Syndrome, took a hand-off and followed his team of blockers to score a touchdown.
April 23, 2017
VIDEO: “Today in St. Louis” features Clint Lewis, a staffer on the Baylor football team with Down Syndrome, who scored a touchdown during the Baylor spring game on Saturday.
News.com.au: Smartphone obsession is putting relationships at risk as more Australians ‘pphub’ their partners
April 24, 2017
Research on “pphubbing” or partner phone snubbing by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, both in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is cited in this article about how the phenomenon is affecting almost half of all relationships and causes conflict for one in every five couples. “Developing the self-control to put away your (smartphone) in favor of meaningful, distraction-free interactions with your romantic partner will yield benefits that far outweigh that one missed call, unread email, or unchecked listing,” the study found.
Ohio University Post: Graduate Student Senate: Next president to look beyond campus, embrace diversity
April 9, 2017
Maria Modayil, M.S.C.D. (Communication Sciences and Disorders) ’08, has been elected president of the Ohio University
Graduate Student Senate.
April 21, 2017
Diana Kendall, Ph.D., professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and author of “Members Only: Elite Clubs and the Process of Exclusion,” is quoted in this article about the history of women’s clubs, which first arose in the mid-19th century, when women were looking for outlets to gain influence.
April 12, 2017
Baylor women’s basketball student-athletes, Alexis Jones and Alexis Prince, were selected recently in the WNBA draft. Jones, who will graduate in May, was selected by the Minnesota Lynx. Prince, a post-baccalaureate student who earned her B.A. in communication studies in December 2015, was selected by the Phoenix Mercury.
April 23, 2017
VIDEO: Alumni and students react to the news that Dr. Linda Livingstone has been appointed Baylor’s next president.
April 23, 2017
Rodney G. Bowden, Ph.D., professor of health education, Brown Foundation Endowed Chair and interim chair of Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University, has been appointed dean of the college.
April 2, 2017
Nancy Gibson, B.S. (Home Economics) '81, was elected to the St. James Healthcare board. Gibson is the financial manager of the Belmont Senior Center. Gibson served as a Butte School District trustee for five years and is also a member of the Montana Tech Nursing Program Advisory Board.
April 21, 2017
Q&A with Hollywood screenwriter Michael Brandt, B.B.A. (Business Broadcasting) ’91, M.A. (Communication Studies) ’94, about his biggest challenges, biggest passions and biggest pieces of wisdom. Brandt mentions his mentors are his writing partner, Derek Haas, B.A. (Journalism) ’91, M.A. (English) ’95, as well as Baylor professors Robert Darden and Michael Korpi.
March 28, 2017
This article cites a study by Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, which found that faith-based organizations are at the forefront of addressing root causes of homelessness, providing not only the majority of emergency shelter beds but innovating long-term solutions. The study, released in February, looked at homelessness in 11 cities.
Be sure to complete the Baylor University Academic and Work Environment Survey. Kappa Delta Chi hosting dance for La Vega Middle School.
The No. 18 Baylor women’s tennis team (20-5) swept No. 27 Kansas (12-9) on Senior Day, 4-0, at Hurd Tennis Center. With the victory, the Lady Bears became the fifth team in program history to go undefeated at home and the first to do so since 2010.
NORMAN, Okla. – No. 13/15 Baylor softball (37-9, 9-3 Big 12) won the first game of the doubleheader, 4-3, before falling, 6-0, in the series finale with No. 8/8 Oklahoma Sooners (41-8, 11-1 Big 12) on Sunday afternoon at OU Softball Complex.
Baylor baseball lost an 8-5 series rubber match to No. 6 TCU on Sunday afternoon at Lupton Stadium. The Bears (24-16, 6-9) trailed 3-0 early and fought back twice to pressure the Horned Frogs (30-8, 11-4) but it wasn’t enough to get the series win.
Dylan Kim won the 2017 Big 12 Championship individual title by shooting 4-under 68 in Sunday’s final round at The Dominion Country Club. She recorded the best final round by a Baylor player in Big 12 Championship history and became the second BU golfer to win the Big 12 individual championship.