Baylor News Online

Summer 2016 Stories

Aug
15
2016
Baylor faculty and staff publications, presentations and honors compiled in the Summer 2016 issue of BaylorNews.
Aug
11
2016
Each spring, Baylor honors professors for excellence in the classroom, through scholarship, and in the lives of students.
Aug
11
2016
Baylor University officials named 2006 Associated Press National Coach of the Year Jim Grobe as acting head football coach and appointed Mack Rhoades as vice president and director of athletics.
Aug
11
2016
Established in 1897, Baylor University Press has published books in the fields of religion and Biblical studies, contributing faithfully to the body of scholarship for well over a century.
Aug
11
2016
Dr. Beverly Gaventa, distinguished professor of New Testament, was selected by her peers to serve as the 2016 president of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL).
Aug
11
2016
The parents of a current Baylor student have made a gift to the University that will make possible life-changing mission experiences for several Baylor students this summer, as well as for future students in the years to come.
Aug
11
2016
This summer, 20 members of Baylor’s faculty from across disciplines and across campus came together for the University’s longest running professional development program for faculty – the Summer Faculty Institute (SFI).
Aug
11
2016
This column highlights books recommended by Baylor’s school/college deans. Challenging, compelling and thought- provoking, these literary selections are meant to inspire new ideas and encourage the Baylor community to invest in the habit of reading.
Aug
11
2016
Each semester freshman and transfer students begin their academic journey at Baylor University. Often adjusting to a new city, school, roommates and friends, they learn to balance new classes as well. It can be overwhelming, but with the right support it can also be a time of immense growth and development.
Aug
11
2016
In the coming issues of BaylorNews, we will highlight a community, statewide, national or international partnership that Baylor students, staff, faculty and alumni are actively engaged in supporting.
Aug
11
2016
Research grants awarded April 2016, totaling $814,072.
Aug
11
2016
Research grants awarded June 2016, totaling $1,344,085.
Aug
11
2016
Research grants awarded May 2016, totaling $2,882,250.
Aug
11
2016
Two years ago, three anchor academic units – communication sciences and disorders (CSD), family and consumer sciences (FCS) and health, human performance and recreation (HHPR) – came together to form the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. Together these three departments are united in a common focus – the application of health and human sciences to improve quality of life.
Aug
10
2016
L. Gregory Jones, Baylor's new executive vice president and provost, is looking forward to serving the University as he leads Baylor's academic enterprise.
Aug
10
2016
At their regular summer meeting in July, Baylor University’s Board of Regents approved a new joint master’s degree program that links the degrees of a master of divinity and master of science in education/master of arts (MDiv/MSEd or MDiv/MA).
Aug
10
2016
Two executive-level task forces are leading the implementation of recommendations made by Pepper Hamilton, LLP, following its independent investigation into the University’s handling of sexual assault.