News Archives – October 2013

Oct
29
2013
For the second time in three years, Baylor has been named one of the nation’s top 30 universities on social media. This time around, Baylor checks in at No. 16 in the country according to new rankings from StudentAdvisor.com — tops in the Big 12, and tops in the state of Texas. The rankings, based …
Oct
29
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2013) - As part of the Fall 2013 Distinguished Artist Series, the Baylor School of Music will welcome the Zagreb Saxophone Quartet in performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in Roxy Grove Hall.
Oct
25
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 25, 2013) - Baylor's Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching program will feature its last finalist, Meera Chandrasekhar, Ph.D., in a lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 in the Baylor Science Building, room B110.
Oct
24
2013
Baylor prides itself on annual traditions like Diadeloso (our unique “Day of the Bear”), Sing (since 1953), Homecoming (the first of its kind), and now bowl games (thank you Coach Briles). Now you can add another: Being named a “best value” among private colleges. For the sixth year in a row, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has …
Oct
18
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2013) - At its annual Homecoming meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved construction of the new $99 million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation that will house the University's nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business. The board also approved phase two of Baylor's on-campus track and field stadium, refurbishment plans of North Russell Hall and two new doctoral degree programs in higher education and mechanical engineering.
Oct
17
2013
Baylor’s Meritorious Achievement Award winners annually demonstrate the wide reach of alumni across virtually every field; this year’s honorees cover industries from software to soft drinks, with graduation dates spanning from the late 1950s to 2010 — almost a third of Baylor’s history. Some of the names may be familiar, especially to fans of Baylor …
Oct
17
2013
Wishing you could watch Baylor's 104th Homecoming Parade, but won't be able to make it to the route this year? This article lists two ways to watch one of the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades in the nation.
Oct
17
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2013) - Kiplinger's Personal Finance has included Baylor University at No. 54 on its list of the country's 100 best values in private colleges. Kiplinger's annual list ranks 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges, which appears online at www.kiplinger.com/links/college.
Oct
17
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2013) - Kiplinger's Personal Finance has included Baylor University at No. 54 on its list of the country's 100 best values in private colleges. Kiplinger's annual list ranks 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges, which appears online at www.kiplinger.com/links/college.
Oct
16
2013
Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will broadcast the 104th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade, one of the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades in the nation, with live coverage from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus. The parade also will be streamed live at www.baylor.edu/homecoming.
Oct
15
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2013) - On Nov. 24, 1909, Baylor University held the first collegiate homecoming in the country with a bonfire, pep rally, parade and football game - won by the Bears, of course. More than 100 years later, the university proudly carries that tradition into 2013.
Oct
15
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2013) - Baylor Law School unveiled a bronze bust on Oct. 4 depicting the late Dean Angus McSwain. The bronze, unveiled on Oct. 4, was a yearlong labor of love by members of the Baylor Law School Class of 1972.
Oct
14
2013
Homecoming Week is upon us! More than 100 years ago, Baylor held the first collegiate homecoming in the nation, and that tradition continues this weekend. The festivities begin in earnest Thursday night with Freshman Mass Meeting and the first of four Pigskin Revue performances, followed Friday night by Reunion Class events, the Bonfire and Extravaganza. Saturday opens …
Oct
1
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 1, 2013) -- Baylor University professor Ray Bagby, Ph.D., was awarded The Entrepreneurship Division of Academy of Management's "Dedication to Entrepreneurship" Award for 2013.
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