Faculty & Staff News: Featured
Thanksgiving greetings from Pat Neff Hall on this beautiful autumn day. In only three short days, we eagerly look ahead to our hallowed national tradition of pausing to give thanks to God. As Mr. Lincoln said (in a decidedly different context) in his immortal Gettysburg Address: “It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.” In a dangerous and uncertain world, we Americans have many reasons to be prayerfully thankful.
Nov. 19, 2015
Interview with Michael Johnson, B.B.A. (Marketing) ’90, the first sprinter in history to win both the 200- and 400-meter race at the 1996 Olympics. Johnson has graced the cover of TIME magazine, set world records, starred on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” and developed his own business, Michael Johnson Performance. But through it all, Johnson knew his Baylor education was of utmost importance. “I get back to campus a few times a year,” Johnson said. “I’m very close to the [track] program, and I try to help them when I can. It’s a fantastic time to be a Baylor Bear.”
Traditional law school evaluations focus on criteria such as acceptance rates, student-professor ratios, and bar passage rates, but often fail to measure the quality of lawyers a school produces. A new ranking, however, has attempted to take the latter approach, judging lawyers based on peer review, awards received and community service undertaken; the best of this group are dubbed “Super Lawyers.” […]
Thirty years ago, Kim Lubel, MA ’87, chose graduate school at Baylor over joining the CIA. Today, she is CEO, chairman and president of CST Brands — and one of Fortune Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Women (again). But first, the CIA story. After earning her bachelor’s in Spanish and international studies from Miami of Ohio, Lubel applied to join the CIA. But […]