Alumni, Parents & Friends News

Aug
29
2016

W. Volleyball. VB Takes Quick Trip to Texas State

Baylor volleyball (2-1) will trek to San Marcos to log its first road match of the season, a Tuesday evening match with the Texas State Bobcats (1-2) at 6:30 p.m. in Strahan Coliseum.

Aug
29
2016

M. Tennis. Shankle, Tchoutakian Make Oracle ITA Masters Field

Baylor women's tennis senior Blair Shankle and senior men's tennis player Max Tchoutakian have been selected to take part in the 2016 Oracle/ITA Masters as Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the competitor list Monday.

Aug
29
2016

W. Tennis. Shankle, Tchoutakian Make Oracle ITA Masters Field

Baylor women's tennis senior Blair Shankle and senior men's tennis player Max Tchoutakian have been selected to take part in the 2016 Oracle/ITA Masters as Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the competitor list Monday.

Aug
29
2016

Football. No. 23/21 Football Faces NSU to Kick Off 2016

To open 2016, Baylor hosts Northwestern State Friday at 6:30 p.m. on FSN in McLane Stadium.

Aug
29
2016

Football. Meet the Press: Football Weekly Presser vs. NSU

Head Coach Jim Grobe and select players met with the media Monday afternoon to discuss the Bears' season opener against Northwestern State.

Aug
29
2016

Baseball. Perlman’s Path From Walk-on to 1st-Round Pick and HOF

Mickey Sullivan didn’t recruit Jon Perlman to Baylor. He had never even heard of him until the 6-foot-1, 150-pound freshman pitcher showed up at his office at Floyd Casey Stadium.

Aug
29
2016

Baylor family has 50 years of photos with Judge Baylor

If you love Baylor, you probably have some pictures of you and your friends and family with Judge Baylor. It’s a rite of passage for every Bear, and is even part of the Baylor Bucket List. But you probably don’t have as many as Donna Oates’ family. Since Oates first stepped onto the Baylor campus for a […]

Aug
29
2016

#BearsOfBaylor — “If I go to law school in Nigeria, I’ll practice there.”

“I got a scholarship from Nigeria to come to Baylor, [majoring in] international studies. I’m thinking of going to law school and doing immigration law. I’m thinking of going to Baylor Law! It’s one of my options – or SMU. Those are my two main options right now. I’m super excited about it. … “If I […]

Aug
29
2016

An invitation to faculty and staff to join the Baylor Club

Sign up for a Baylor Club membership by September 15 and receive a complimentary dinner for two.

Aug
29
2016

An invitation to faculty and staff to join the Baylor Club

Sign up for a Baylor Club membership by September 15 and receive a complimentary dinner for two.

Aug
29
2016

Daniel Shallcross

Congratulations to Baylor faculty member Daniel Shallcross, accounting and business law, and his wife Courtney, on the birth of their son Graham Shallcross on August 5, 2016.

Aug
29
2016

Dr. Michael Korpi Awarded the SMPTE Excellence in Education Medal

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2016) – Michael Korpi, Ph.D., professor of film and digital media, has been awarded the first Excellence in Education Medal Award from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).

Aug
29
2016

Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL): Change of command coming Sunday at 345th Combat Support Hospital in Jacksonville

Aug. 20, 2016
Col. Noel Pace, M.H.A. (Health Care Administration) ’01, will serve as the new commander of the 345th Combat Support Hospital housed at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Florida.

Aug
29
2016

HealthDay: Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight

Aug. 26, 2016
Overweight people who want to drop weight are less likely to succeed if they only socialize with other overweight people, according to research by Matthew Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. His study was published recently in the journal Obesity. HealthDay is a leading syndicator of health news for consumers and medical professionals. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this research to national media. She covers sociology research and faculty.)

Aug
29
2016

It's On Us Student Advisory Council: Get Involved

At Baylor University, students play an integral part in campus life and culture. The It’s On Us Student Advisory Council was formed to provide engaged and passionate undergraduate and graduate students with a collaborative action group to address sexual assault and interpersonal violence at Baylor.

Aug
29
2016

It's On Us Student Advisory Council: Get Involved

The It’s On Us Student Advisory Council was formed to provide engaged and passionate undergraduate and graduate students with a collaborative action group to address sexual assault and interpersonal violence at Baylor.

Aug
29
2016

KPRC-TV (Houston/NBC): Universities take measures to increase safety on campuses

Aug. 17, 2016
Story about campus safety measures taken on Texas college and university campuses highlights measures taken by the Baylor Police Department, including license plate reader technology, BU Campus Guardian Safety app, alarm systems, security escorts and cameras, card access at entry points, emergency call boxes and a “Safe Place" for online exchanges in the BUPD lobby.

Aug
29
2016

KWKT-TV (Waco/FOX): Baylor professor speaks on bullying

Aug. 26, 2016
Tamara Hodges, Ed.D., senior lecturer in educational psychology in Baylor’s School of Education, is the featured expert in this story about bullying and how parents and schools can intervene. "It is more problematic for the child if the parents or the school doesn't listen and do something. So the level of support in a child's life is critical and some adult in their life that validates that they hear them and that they are going to do something about it, can stop the life-long impact of bullying," Hodges said.

Aug
29
2016

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Olympic sprinter returns to Central Texas, continues to train

Aug. 29, 2016
Baylor senior Trayvon Bromell has returned to Waco after competing in the Summer Olympics Games in Brazil, where he finished eighth in the 100 meters. Bromell continues to train at Baylor, and when he was in Rio, Baylor was never far from his mind. "I just wanted to represent my school and my country the best I could. It was a humbling experience and I loved every second of it," Bromell said.

Aug
29
2016

KXXV-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/ABC): New security measures implemented at McLane Stadium

Aug. 26, 2016
VIDEO: As Baylor opens the football season this week, the university will be the first in the Big 12 to install metal detectors at its football stadium. Interviewed for the story are Mark Childers, associate vice president for Baylor’s department of public safety, and Drew Pittman, assistant athletic director for facility operations.