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Baylor women’s golf shot 16-over 300 in Tuesday’s final round, falling one spot to 14th place and carding a final score of 68-over-par 920 at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club.
Baylor men’s golf defended its 2015 Oak Hills Invitational title by carding a 4-over-par 288 final round on Tuesday, winning the 2016 event with a final score of 11-over-par 863. The Bears led the field by five strokes, pulling ahead of Big 12-rival Oklahoma, which took second with a final score of 16-over 868.
After a successful collegiate career for Baylor, Bri Campos has signed to play with Aland United in the Finish Naisten Liiga.
The fourth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears put their 10-game win streak on the line as they play their first of two road games as they take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. (CT) in Fort Worth.
No. 21/19 Baylor Basketball is headed to Manhattan, Kan., to face Kansas State at 7:15 p.m. CT Wednesday. The game will be televised on ESPNEWS and WatchESPN.
Feb. 8, 2016
Hendrix College education professor Dionne B. Jackson, Ph.D. (Education), ’10, will become the private college's first vice president for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer beginning July 1.
“Last evening, our students came together as a family. They displayed great poise and maturity during the vigil at Allbritton House and in the prayer service that followed at our beloved Truett Seminary.
We hear your voices loud and clear. You want us to continue to improve. And you want definitive, responsible actions after we receive the insights and recommendations from Pepper Hamilton. You have my word on both.”
Sympathies to Baylor student Lindsey Parker on the death of her mother, Mrs. Sharon Parker, on February 6, 2016.
Feb. 3, 2016
William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this article about the most beneficial ways to claim social security benefits. Reichenstein comments about one-earner couples and how they may lose out under the new Social Security rules.
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WACO, Texas (Feb. 9, 2016) – The 2015 documentary "Rejection: The Fight for Ukraine" will show from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Draper Academic Building, Room 152.
Sympathies to Baylor student Samantha Fauth on the death of her mother, Mrs. Susan Fauth, on February 7, 2016.
Feb. 4, 2016
While studying fossilized skulls of an ancient wildebeest-like animal called the Rusingoryx atopocranion, Daniel Peppe, Ph.D., associate professor of geology in Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences, and a team of researchers discovered the mammal had a very unusual, trumpet-like nasal dome similar to lambeosaurine hadrosaur dinosaurs that lived during the Cretaceous period. Their research findings appear in the journal “Current Biology.” (Tonya B. Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications covers research and faculty in the geology department.)
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. 2, 2016
Columnist who maintains that Latinos are stereotyped at elite universities mentions a recent Baylor study which found that white students at prestigious colleges were more likely to see Latinos and blacks as less competent than Asian-Americans. The study was led by Jerry Z. Park, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched the story nationally. She covers sociology research and faculty.)
Feb. 8, 2016
In this article, Thomas Kidd, Ph.D., associate director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR), notes that the suggestion that Muslims and Christians worship the same God has only recently become more common in evangelical circles, in part due to influential voices like President George W. Bush and Pope Francis. But the tension remains because traditional Christians and traditional Muslims “believe very different things about who God is,” he said.
DALLAS, Texas (Feb. 9, 2016) – The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing recently received an in-kind gift from Christie Medical Holdings, Inc. of a VeinViewer Vision HD, a vein finder technology for use in the nursing school simulation lab.
Baylor women’s golf shot 26-over 310 in Monday’s second round at the Northrop-Grumman Regional Challenge, and the Bears are in 13th place with a two-round total of 45-over-par 613 at Palo Verdes Golf Club.
Baylor men’s golf is tied with Oklahoma for the tournament lead at 7-over-par 575 after Monday’s first two rounds of play at the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational.