Baylor Alumni & Friends News

Aug
30
2014

W. Volleyball. Portland Sweeps VB to Take BU Invitational

Portland defeated the Bears 25-19, 29-27, 25-20 to take the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational Saturday evening at the Ferrell Center.

Aug
30
2014

W. Volleyball. VB Shakes Off Slow Start to Top TAMCC

The Baylor volleyball team dropped the first set, but the Bears rebounded to take a 25-27, 25-20, 25-20, 25-22 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Saturday morning at the Ferrell Center.

Aug
29
2014

W. Soccer. Soccer Falls 2-1 at Utah Valley

Baylor soccer suffered its first loss of the season as Utah Valley earned a 2-1 win on Friday night at Clyde Field.

Aug
29
2014

Cross Country. Cross Country Women Take Bear Twilight Title, Men Third

With three runners in the top seven, the Baylor women's cross country team won the Bear Twilight Invitational for a third consecutive year on Friday at the HOT Soccer Complex. The men's squad took third at the season-opening meet.

Aug
29
2014

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Sweeps ACU in Season Opener

The Baylor Volleyball team started fast and finished strong in a 25-15, 25-20, 25-8 victory over Abilene Christian to open the 2014 season Friday night.

Aug
29
2014

Enjoy this, Baylor Nation — McLane Stadium is really here

We are blessed. For years, Baylor fans talked about the idea of bringing football back to campus from its home two miles away, but it was never more than a “maybe someday…” dream. But then, in less than three years, that idea jumped from dream to possibility to reality — one we will fully enjoy for the first time this […]

Aug
29
2014

Associated Press: Baylor football back on campus after 8 decades

Aug. 28, 2014
The Baylor Bears football team will play home games on campus for the first time since 1936, beginning with the season debut of McLane Stadium on Sunday. After 64 seasons at Floyd Casey Stadium, located about four miles from campus, fan anticipation for games at the new $266 million campus stadium is high. Baylor football coach Art Briles and student-athletes Levi Norwood, Bryce Petty and Troy Baker are quoted.

Aug
29
2014

Baylor Closed Sept. 1 for Labor Day

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014) - In observance of Labor Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held on Monday, Sept. 1.

Aug
29
2014

Baylor Horizon Labor Day Weekend Edition August 29, 2014

See all Labor Day weekend events, activities, and hours of operation of dining areas on campus.

Aug
29
2014

Baylor Psychology Professor Receives APA Mentoring Award

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014)--Wade C. Rowatt, Ph.D, professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded national mentoring award from the American Psychological Association. Rowatt was recognized for his contribution to the psychology of religion by mentoring individuals who have become active in the field.

Aug
29
2014

Baylor Student Places At International Music Competition

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014) – Baylor University has its very own Piano Man. His name is Jie Fang Goh. He goes by “Jeff.”

Aug
29
2014

Inside Higher Ed: New Evidence of Mobile Phone Addiction in Students

Aug. 29, 2014
According to a new study by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, female college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones, and male students spend about eight hours on them. “As cellphone functions increase, addictions to this seemingly indispensable piece of technology become an increasingly realistic possibility,” Roberts said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Aug
29
2014

Joe Bennett

Sympathies to student Joe Bennett on the death of his mother, Sharon V. Bennett, on August 27, 2014.

Aug
29
2014

KWTX: Baylor School of Education Reaches Out to Area Schools

Aug. 28, 2014
VIDEO: Baylor’s School of Education celebrated its Midway ISD Professional Development School (PDS) campuses on Thursday by presenting specialty Baylor signage to its two new partner PDS campuses and to Midway High School, which has been a PDS for five years. The two new schools are Spring Valley Elementary and Midway Middle School. The Baylor School of Education has had a PDS partnership in the community for more than 20 years, but the special three-foot signs were developed last year. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the School of Education.)

Aug
29
2014

KXXV-TV: Baylor University’s McLane Stadium Opens for Traditions Rally

Aug. 29, 2014
VIDEO: News summary about Thursday’s Traditions Rally, which drew thousands of spectators to tour Baylor’s new McLane Stadium. Brian Nicholson, vice president of facilities and operations at Baylor, is interviewed.

Aug
29
2014

Network World: Researchers take fresh look at lack of women in IT

Aug. 28, 2014
New research by Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, shows that occupational culture and informal social networks at IT firms are areas that need to be addressed to help keep women from fleeing IT jobs. Other areas of focus include mentoring and co-ed social activities among employees. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research and faculty at the Hankamer School of Business and placed this story.)

Aug
29
2014

The New York Times: The Mental Virtues

Aug. 28, 2014
An op-ed by New York Times columnist David Brooks centers on the virtues of the mind and references “Intellectual Virtues,” a 2007 book by Robert C. Roberts, Distinguished Professor of Ethics in the department of philosophy in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. “Thinking well under a barrage of information may be a different sort of moral challenge than fighting well under a hail of bullets, but it’s a character challenge nonetheless,” Brooks writes.

Aug
29
2014

Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor Line, old traditions not to be lost at McLane Stadium

Aug. 29, 2014
Although McLane Stadium is brand new, Baylor traditions will remain a strong part of the game-day experience, including the March of the Bears and the Baylor Line. Quoted are Todd Patulski, deputy athletics director; Brian Nicholson, vice president of facilities and operations; Ian McCaw, vice president and athletics director; and football student-athlete Shawn Oakman.

Aug
29
2014

Waco Tribune-Herald: Crowd of 17,500 breaks in McLane Stadium with rally, concert

Aug. 29, 2014
McLane Stadium debuted Thursday evening with the Baylor Traditions Rally, which drew approximately 17,500 students and guests. Nick Joos, executive associate director for external affairs for Baylor athletics, and Tommye Lou Davis, chief of staff to the president and vice president for constituent engagement, are quoted.

Aug
29
2014

Waco Tribune-Herald: New McLane Stadium amenities aim to enhance Baylor game experience

Aug. 29, 2014
Article on the upgraded amenities at Baylor’s new McLane Stadium, which include Baylor apparel stores, numerous food options, open concourses for fans who don’t want to miss any game action, and five times as many restrooms as Floyd Casey Stadium.