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Baylor men’s tennis junior Johannes Schretter’s run at the Oracle ITA Masters came to end in the singles semifinals and mixed doubles final Saturday at the Malibu Racquet Club.
Baker Mayfield threw three touchdowns, including the go-ahead score the next snap after his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, and third-ranked Oklahoma overcame a feisty Baylor team 49-41 Saturday night to stretch the nation's longest winning streak to 14 games.
Baylor women’s golf is tied for eighth place after shooting 6-over-par 290 in Saturday’s first round at the Schooner Fall Classic. The Lady Bears are 13 shots back of the lead with 36 holes to play at Belmar Golf Club.
Baylor volleyball (12-3, 2-0 Big 12) earned a 3-0 sweep over TCU Saturday afternoon inside the Rickel of the University Recreation Center in Fort Worth, 25-22, 25-17, 25-23.
Baylor men’s tennis junior Johannes Schretter advanced to the main draw singles semifinals and mixed doubles final after a successful 4-0 day at the Oracle ITA Masters Friday at the Malibu Racquet Club.
WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer (6-2-1) dropped a 2-1 overtime decision to No. 5 West Virginia (8-2-0) on Friday evening at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.
WACO, Texas – No. 5 Baylor equestrian (1-0) opened its 2017-18 season with a commanding 18-2 win over West Texas A&M (0-1) on Friday morning at the Willis Family Equestrian Center, setting a new program record for most points scored in a single contest.
Baylor men's tennis juniors Jimmy Bendeck and Will Little went 2-2 on day one of the Ivy-Plus Invitational on Friday at the Lenz Tennis Center.
Baylor women's golf opens its 2017-18 season this weekend at the Schooner Fall Classic in Norman, Okla. The three-day, 54-hole tournament runs Saturday through Monday on the par-71, 6,046-yard course at Belmar Golf Club.
Baylor’s defense has made dramatic strides over the last two weeks, holding Duke to just 4-of-18 on third down.
Two Baylor women's tennis players are set to compete at the Stillwater Pro Tennis Classic at Michael and Anne Greenwood Tennis Center on the campus of Oklahoma State from Sept. 24-26.
Since 2005, Baylor’s Department of Sociology, along with the university’s Institute for Studies of Religion, has been conducting national surveys of American religious beliefs, values and behaviors. They’ve delved into topics such as American secularism, megachurches, religion’s influence on voters, and whether Americans believe in healing prayer. Their results are often surprising, provocative, even incendiary […]
Baylor volleyball (11-3, 1-0 Big 12) hits the road for a Big 12 matchup against I-35 rival TCU Saturday at 2 p.m. CT at University Recreation Center in Fort Worth.
For most of the 47 coaches, student-athletes and staff that went on the Baylor Sports Ministry’s trip to Maceio, Brazil back in May, seeing the level of poverty and living conditions were sobering shocks to their systems.
Sept. 5, 2017
The Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Service within Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business focuses on teaching its students through research, teaching and outreach. Students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to succeed in summer internships, jobs and in their future career goals. The center maintains close-knit relationships with many nonprofits around Waco and provides opportunities for students to connect with a job they love.
Sept. 20, 2017
Baylor’s Center for Global Engagement is helping students get more out of their travels as budding leaders with international experience as well as lifelong memories. Baylor’s study abroad programs spread across six continents and 47 countries with new programs, like Baylor in Peru, added every year. Quoted are Bo White, director of study abroad, and Jeffrey Hamilton, Ph.D., vice provost of global education. “Study abroad shouldn’t be a separate part of your education experience, it should be organic,” Hamilton said.
July 18, 2017
In its first year, the Spiritual Life and Character Formation Task Force has already implemented a number of new and updated programs focused around Baylor University’s Christian mission. While some initiatives have concentrated on student development and others have focused on faculty and staff, the Baylor Young Scholars Program has taken a unique approach to impacting both.
Sept. 20, 2017
Jim Vaszauskas, B.S. (Education) ’80, was selected as a state finalist for the annual Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) award. Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, the SOTY program has recognized exemplary superintendents for excellence and achievement in educational leadership since 1984.
Sept. 21, 2017
Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is quoted in this article about how Hurricanes Harvey and Irma can impact the ecosystem. “With extreme events like this, we need to understand what’s happened, we need to learn from it, and hopefully that will help us when we face future scenarios to be more resilient,” Brooks said. He and his colleagues have tested water quality on Dickinson Bayou southeast of Houston to examine the environmental impact of elevated floodwaters.