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The Baylor women’s tennis program had a strong showing on opening day of the ITA Texas Regional Championship Presented by Oracle. Four singles competitors and each doubles duo advanced to day two with Thursday wins at Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center and Hurd Tennis Center.
With his 2016 signing class seemingly in place with eight incoming freshmen, Paul Jobson quietly added two more pieces during the spring signing period.
No. 24 Baylor soccer ends regular season play this weekend with home matches on Friday at 7 p.m. CT against Iowa State and Sunday at 1 p.m. versus Kansas on FOX Sports Southwest.
Baylor men’s tennis will have six players in action at the ITA Texas Regional Championship Presented by Oracle beginning Friday in Fort Worth, Texas.
Baylor football head coach Jim Grobe was one of 23 coaches tabbed to the watch list for the 2016 Bryant Coach of the Year Award recently.
Baylor men’s basketball junior Johnathan Motley has been named as one of 20 players on the 2017 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award watch list, as announced Thursday by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
This past August, Baylor Interim President David Garland announced three professors who have earned the designation of Master Teacher – one of the highest honors given to Baylor faculty members. One of these new Master Teachers is longtime School of Social Work professor Dr. Gaynor Yancey. Yancey has been with the Diana R. Garland School of […]
“I’m a freshman. I’m about to go to band practice. It’s a great place, the people are very nice — especially the trombone section. It’s like a big family, really.” [What was it like marching for the first time in a Baylor game?] “The first thing that really stuck with me is that there were […]
Baylor volleyball (17-6, 5-2 Big 12) dominated the final two frames, clinching a five-set road win over the Iowa State Cyclones (10-9, 2-5 Big 12), 19-25, 25-19, 26-28, 25-15, 15-6, on Wednesday evening at Hilton Coliseum.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2016) – Yes, you spend a lot of time on social media. You might even check your phone every few minutes to see how many people have liked your latest Facebook post. But are you addicted?
Oct. 17, 2016
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, is quoted in this article about an archaeological find of seven ancient Christian gravestones near the Kazakhstan-China border. “It is strange to think that at the time those places flourished, they might have been on the same scale as the famous Christian cities of Europe. . . . There is nothing new in the world except the history we have forgotten,” Jenkins said.
Oct. 18, 2016
Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later, but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor study by Matthew A. Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers psychology research and faculty.)
Oct. 18, 2016
AUDIO: Dr. Andrea Ramirez, executive director of the Faith and Education Coalition-NHCLC (National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference), speaks with KWBU’s Carlos Morales about education equity and how faith can play a role in that. Baylor hosted the 7th annual National Hispanic Education Summit on Oct. 18, which centered on addressing challenges and discussing solutions for increasing Latino college graduation rates.
Oct. 18, 2016
AUDIO: On this episode of “Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments,” Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden explores the sounds of mass choir and the difficulties of recording these large groups. Darden is founder of Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.
Oct. 17, 2016
Baylor outdoor recreation helped a group of middle school students learn to fish along the Brazos River with refurbished rods donated by a local resident. Baylor Outdoor Recreation has partnered with Indian Spring Middle School to introduce students in the after-school program to outdoor activities, such as fishing, hiking, kayaking and cycling.
Oct. 14, 2016
Interview with Baylor researcher Karen Melton, Ph.D., who did a study finding that families who spend quality time together at home are more likely to be satisfied than those who rely on novel experiences outside the home. She gave tips on how, including that families set boundaries such as no smart devices or TV during the activities. “It can feel awkward at first,” said Melton, assistant professor of child and family studies in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. “But the hard work now will pay off with happiness with your family later.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers family and consumer sciences research and faculty.)
Oct. 15, 2 016
William Reichenstein, Ph.D., The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this Q&A about when retirees should file for Social Security.
Baylor acrobatics and tumbling released its 2017 schedule on Wednesday, marking its seventh year competing in the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) and third under head coach Felecia Mulkey.
Baylor football senior cornerback Ryan Reid was named the Jim Thorpe Player of the Week, Phil Steele and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced Wednesday.