Alumni, Parents & Friends News

Feb
8
2016

W. Basketball. Niya Johnson One of 10 Finalists for Lieberman Award

For the second straight season, Baylor point guard Niya Johnson is one of 10 players named as a finalist for the Nancy Lieberman Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today.

Feb
8
2016

Doug Fertsch

Sympathies to staff member Doug Fertsch, constituent engagement, on the death of his mother, Mrs. Iva Marie Fertsch, on February 5, 2016.

Feb
8
2016

Juan Alejandro

Sympathies to staff member Juan Alejandro, Jr., governance, risk and compliance, on the death of of his mother, Mrs. Maria Alejandro, on February 3, 2016.

Feb
8
2016

Patheos: 1680: Climates of Revolt

Feb. 8, 2016
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR), writes that much of the modern history of Protestantism worldwide has its roots in the climate catastrophe of 1675-85, especially in how famine and plague affected farming and trade and often coincided with religious persecution, exiles and revolts. This is the second in a series of article.

Feb
8
2016

Philadelphia Inquirer: Diane Stafford: Don't use this word in your resume

Feb. 8, 2016
This business column by the Kansas City Star’s Diane Stafford features Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who advises job-seekers to avoid adding “multitasking” to their resumes. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this story idea nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Feb
8
2016

Stress !!

We all have it! How do we deal with it? Do we do it well?
Register for a course today on stress management in Baylor Compass.

Feb
8
2016

The Baptist Standard: A passion to preach

Feb. 7, 2016
René Maciel, M.S.Ed (Educational Psychology) ’91, president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas and president of Baptist University of the Américas in San Antonio, writes about the impact Baylor’s Truett Seminary had on him as it hosted black preaching conferences. “It is a different culture for me and a different style of worship, but we are the body of Christ, and God has used African-American preachers to teach me about the passion to preach,” he writes. He is a former assistant dean at Truett.

Feb
8
2016

The CW, GA-BAMA: i5 web works Hires Jordan Dunnington as Social Media Manager

Feb. 3, 2016
Jordan Dunnington, B.A. (Journalism) ’13, was named social media manager for i5 web works in Dallas.

Feb
8
2016

The Katy News: Baylor University and Midland College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

Jan. 26, 2016
Baylor University and Midland College have announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr and Midland College President Steve Thomas, Ph.D., signed the partnership agreement during a ceremony in Midland.

Feb
8
2016

The News (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada): Study says women more likely to ‘catch’ yawns than men

Feb. 3, 2016
This article about a study on yawning also mentions a Baylor study in 2015 which found that people with psychopathic characteristics are less likely to be affected by “contagious yawning” than those who are empathetic. The Baylor study appeared in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, and Brian Rundle, a doctoral candidate in psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences, was lead researcher. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched the story nationally in August 2015. She covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

Feb
8
2016

U.S. News & World Report: 5 Tips to Improve Writing in Online Classes

Feb. 5, 2016
This article references 2014 research by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which showed college students spend an average of 8-10 hours per day on their mobile phones. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of media communications, pitched this research story nationally.)

Feb
7
2016

W. Golf. Women’s Golf in 12th at Northrop Grumman

Baylor women’s golf is in 12th place after shooting 19-over-par 303 in Sunday’s opening round at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club.

Feb
7
2016

W. Tennis. Women’s Tennis Tripped By No. 46 Washington, 4-3

The 15th-ranked Baylor women's tennis team suffered a 4-3 setback to No. 46 Washington Sunday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

Feb
7
2016

M. Golf. Men’s Golf Opens Spring at UTSA Oak Hills Invite

Baylor men’s golf opens its 2016 spring season at the 16th-annual UTSA Oak Hills Invitational. The two-day, 54-hole event will begin Monday on the par-71, 6,765-yard course at Oak Hills Country Club in San Antonio, Texas.

Feb
7
2016

Safeguarding Baylor's Students

Greetings from Baylor University, where the spring semester is in full swing. The month of February is a special time in the life of our University. Each year, we celebrate the founding of Baylor University on February 1, 1845 — 171 years ago. Today, in this Anno Domini 2016, we continue to carry forward our Founders’ vision to address the needs of the broken world around us.

Feb
6
2016

M. Basketball. Baylor, West Virginia Postgame Quotes

West Virginia 80, Baylor 69

Feb
6
2016

M. Basketball. No. 15 MBB Falls to No. 14 WVU, 80-69

Daxter Miles Jr. scored a season-high 20 points and No. 14 West Virginia beat No. 15 Baylor 80-69 on Saturday night to grab sole possession of first place in the Big 12.

Feb
6
2016

M. Basketball. Baylor, West Virginia Postgame Notes

West Virginia 80, Baylor 69

Feb
6
2016

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Trips Against No. 20 Mississippi, 4-3

The fourth-ranked Baylor men's tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to No. 20 Mississippi Saturday evening at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

Feb
6
2016

Track. T&F Wins Five Events At Charlie Thomas Invitational

Baylor's track and field team racked up five event wins on Saturday on the final day of the Charlie Thomas Invitational at the Gilliam Indoor Stadium.