Baylor Alumni & Friends News

Oct
20
2014

M. Tennis. Doubles Duo Makes USTA/ITA Regional Final

The Baylor men's tennis doubles tandem of Tony Lupieri and Felipe Rios advanced to the USTA/ITA Regional Championships final with a 1-6, 6-2, 10-7 victory on Monday at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center.

Oct
20
2014

M. Golf. Men's Golf Tied for Eighth at Tavistock

The Baylor men's golf team shot even-par 288 in Monday's second round of the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational, placing the Bears in a tie for eighth place heading to Tuesday's final round at Lake Nona Golf Club.

Oct
20
2014

Just how healthy is that pumpkin scone, latte or pie?

It’s everywhere during the fall, almost singlehandedly taking over the food industry. It’s in bread, pie, lattes, cookies, ice cream, coffee creamer – and tomorrow, Oct. 21, is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day. Pumpkin. With its numerous nutritional benefits – filling fiber, eyesight-improving nutrients, and immune system-boosting minerals – it could probably be considered a super fruit (yes, pumpkin is […]

Oct
20
2014

Football. Football's Game Against Kansas Set For 3 p.m. Start

Baylor football's Homecoming game versus Kansas on Nov. 1 will be played at 3 p.m. CT and will be nationally televised on FOX Sports 1, the league office announced Monday.

Oct
20
2014

Football. Baylor, West Virginia Postgame Quotes

West Virginia 41, Baylor 27

Oct
20
2014

Combatting Memory Decline Among Menopausal Women Could Be the Next Research Frontier for Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy, Baylor Researchers Say

WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2014) — Memory decline — a frequent complaint of menopausal women — potentially could be lessened by hypnotic relaxation therapy, say Baylor University researchers, who already have done studies showing that such therapy eases hot flashes, improves sleep and reduces stress in menopausal women.

Oct
20
2014

On the Baylor Horizon October 20, 2014

Steppin' Out registration ends October 27. The 2014 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, "Faith and Film," starts Thursday!

Oct
20
2014

Rutgers University Professor to Present Lectures on Evangelical Christians in the Muslim World

WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2014) -- Barbara Cooper, Ph.D., professor of history at Rutgers University, will deliver two lectures on Wednesday, Oct. 22, and Thursday, Oct., 23 in honor of the 37th Annual Charles Edmondson Historical Lecture Series under the topic of "Evangelical Christians in the Muslim Sahel."

Oct
20
2014

SiliconHills: TEDxSanAntonio Sparks a City of Ideas

Oct. 19, 2014
TEDxSanAntonio, an annual event designed to spark and spread ideas within the city, opened on Saturday with a talk by Sarah-Jane Murray, Ph.D., associate professor of medieval literature and French in Baylor’s Honors College, who spoke about the power of storytelling and “we need stories that inspire us to greatness.” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research, faculty and programs in Baylor's Honors College.)

Oct
20
2014

The Baptist Standard: Texas Tidbits: Baylor tops TCU on and off gridiron

Oct. 20, 2014
Baylor recently won the Young Alumni Challenge against TCU by raising $39,000 from 1,011 Baylor young alumni. The money raised supports numerous areas across the Baylor campus, including student scholarships and university missions. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for media communications, covers University Development and major gifts, and placed this story.)

Oct
20
2014

The Dallas Morning News: Texas congressional races run rich, but few in re-election fight

Oct. 19, 2014
Although incumbents in Texas’ fall congressional elections are expected to cruise through re-elections, they are still raising campaign funds, which many use to donate to party committees or colleagues in tough races. Patrick Flavin, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, says the act “builds up party loyalty and allows [the lawmakers] to move up through the ranks.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers political science research and faculty at Baylor.)

Oct
20
2014

The New York Times: If You Lead Fans to Water, They’ll Bring the Drinks

Oct. 18, 2014
Feature on Baylor’s McLane Stadium and the new tradition of sailgating, or tailgating on a boat, on the Brazos River before home games. “With the law school on the right and just after passing under the Umphrey Bridge, a curving pedestrian-only walkway providing access to the stadium, boaters turn left, head under a smaller pedestrian bridge that connects the stadium with a tailgating area and the track and field complex, and arrive in the cove.” Before the Baylor Bears’ Aug. 31 season opener at McLane Stadium, there were an estimated 200 boats participating in the sailgating festivities.

Oct
20
2014

Waco Tribune-Herald: Projector installation delays Hippodrome film screenings

Oct. 18, 2014
Three film screenings scheduled to be shown at the newly renovated Waco Hippodrome theater for Baylor University’s “Faith and Film” symposium have moved locations after a delay in the movie projector installation. Darin Davis, Ph.D., assistant professor of Christian philosophy and ethics, director of Baylor’s Institute for Faith and Learning and organizer of the event, is quoted. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research, faculty and events in Baylor's Institute for Faith and Learning.)

Oct
19
2014

W. Soccer. Soccer Earns 2-1 Decision at Oklahoma for Jobson's 100th Career Win

Baylor soccer earned a 2-1 win at Oklahoma on Sunday evening at John Crain Field.

Oct
19
2014

M. Tennis. Lupieri Leads MT At USTA/ITA Regional Championships

Baylor men's tennis senior Tony Lupieri was part of all four victories for the Bears on Sunday at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center.

Oct
19
2014

Football. Baylor, West Virginia Postgame Notes

West Virginia 41, Baylor 27

Oct
19
2014

M. Golf. Men's Golf Tied for Seventh at Tavistock

The Baylor men's golf team shot 5-under-par 283 in Sunday's first round of the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational, placing the Bears in a tie for seventh place heading into Monday's second round at Lake Nona Golf Club.

Oct
19
2014

W. Tennis. WT Ends USTA/ITA Regional Championship Run

The Baylor women's tennis doubles duo of Kelley Anderson and Blair Shankle was knocked out of the USTA/ITA Regional Championship in the semifinal round on Sunday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Oct
18
2014

M. Tennis. MT Finds Success To Open USTA/ITA Regionals

The Baylor men's tennis went a combined 5-1 on the first day of the USTA/ITA Regional Championships at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center on Saturday.

Oct
18
2014

W. Tennis. Anderson, Shankle Advance to USTA/ITA Regional Semifinals

All three Baylor women's tennis players were eliminated from singles play, but Kelley Anderson and Blair Shankle advanced to the semifinals of the doubles draw during USTA/ITA Regional Championship action on Saturday at the Hurd Tennis Center.