5th Street and MP Daniel Esplanade Closure

Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015, the intersection of 5th Street and MP Daniel Esplanade is scheduled for closure in preparation for underground utility work on 5th Street as part of campus improvements.

Kappa Kappa Gamma invites Baylor families to Easter Egg Hunt

Kappa Kappa Gamma invite Baylor faculty and staff, their children, and their grandchildren to the annual Easter Egg Hunt starting at 4:30 p.m. on March 30 at Founder's Mall.

ORCID simplifying lives for Baylor researchers

Baylor is introducing the Open Researcher and Contributor ID system in order to make researchers' lives a lot easier and efficient.

Diversity Enhancement Award nominations due April 1

Nominations for the award, given to individuals (faculty and staff), organizations, or programs within Baylor University that strengthen and promote respect for diversity, are due April 1.

W. Basketball. WBB Falls to Notre Dame in Elite Eight

Lindsay Allen scored 23 points to help top-seeded Notre Dame defeat Baylor 77-68 in the Oklahoma City regional final Sunday and reach its fifth consecutive Final Four.

W. Golf. Women's Golf Defeats No. 3 South Carolina

The Baylor women's golf team won a second consecutive match against a team ranked among the nation's top five teams on Sunday at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic. The Lady Bears beat No. 3 South Carolina to finish in fifth place overall at the tournament, following Saturday's win over No. 4 UCLA.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Sweeps Sunday Doubleheader

The second-ranked Baylor men's tennis team improved to 16-3 overall and 9-1 at home by shutting out Incarnate Word, 7-0, and No. 73 UT Arlington, 7-0, Sunday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Baseball. Baseball Unable to Complete Sweep of Oklahoma

Baylor (12-15, 4-5) came up short in its attempt to sweep Oklahoma (18-12, 3-3) as the Sooners earned a 13-3 victory Sunday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark behind an eight-run first inning.

U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait — and a Baylor grad

Douglas Silliman, BA ’82, is approaching the one-year anniversary of his arrival in Kuwait City as the United States ambassador to Kuwait. But this is far from the first time he has flung his green and gold afar. After graduating from Baylor in 1982 with a degree in political science, Silliman (pictured above right) earned […]

7 ‘Dos and Don’ts’ for every Baylor wedding

Whether you’ve just gotten engaged, have a friend who is planning his or her wedding, or are just dreaming of your big day, there are certain things to keep in mind if you or your future spouse is a Baylor Bear. Here are seven dos and don’ts for Baylor couples: 1. DO take engagement or wedding […]

School of Ed welcomes Baylor alum as new dean

Less than an hour after setting foot on campus for the first time as a Baylor freshman, Michael McLendon met the woman who would one day be his wife. That was in 1986. Almost 30 years later, McLendon (and that young lady, the former Kathy Coleman, BBA ’90) are returning to Waco. McLendon, BA ’91, was […]

Yet another Baylor Bear on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

In February, the Baylor family got to cheer on senior Savion Wright on American Idol. In March, Bears rooted for Baylor graduate Clinton Washington, BBA ’11, on NBC’s The Voice. Washington, a former Student Foundation member from Arkansas who now works in marketing in New York City, debuted on The Voice March 2. His rendition of Elton John’s “Candle […]

Congratulations

Alan Raines

Congratulations to faculty member Alan Raines, school of music, and spouse, Frances, on the birth of their son, Ford Balkcom Raines, February 4, 2015.

Amanda Anderson

Congratulations to staff member Amanda Anderson, constituent engagement, and spouse, Thomas, on the birth of their son, Tripp Anderson, July 2, 2014

Amine Qourzal

Congratulations to staff member Amine Qourzal, student financial aid, and spouse, Lisa, on the birth of their son, Aaron Marshall Qourzal, on February 10, 2015.

Benjamin Johansen

Congratulations to staff member Benjamin Johansen, university libraries, and spouse, Heather, on the birth of their son, Shepherd Hayes Johansen, February 25, 2015.

With Sympathy

Lori Fogleman

Sympathies to staff member Lori Fogleman, marketing and communications department, on the death of her mother, Mrs. Jacqueline Wasserman on March 10, 2015.

James & Deirdre Fulton

Sympathies to faculty members James Fulton, geology, and Deirdre Fulton, religion, on the death of James’ mother, Mrs. Janet Fulton, on February 18, 2015.

Zachary Evans

Sympathies to Baylor student Zachary Evans on the death of his father, Mr. L. Charles (Chuck) Evans, on February 15, 2015.

Billie Gilbert

Sympathies to staff member Billie Gilbert, marketing and communications, on the death of of her father-in-law, Mr. Joe Gilbert, on February 16, 2015.

Austin American-Statesman: Kiely counselor at RRHS for decades

March 25, 2015
A feature about Mary Ellen Kiely, B.A. ‘63, who is celebrating more than four decades as a counselor at Round Rock High School. Kiely, who began working at the school in 1971, is a counselor for sophomores, juniors and seniors. She is celebrated for the impact she’s had on the lives of thousands of students during her tenure.

Charisma Magazine: Why a Former Orphan Wants to Go Back

March 26, 2015
Baylor junior Elena Hall’s adoption from Russia has inspired her to make a return trip to her place of birth in order to share the Gospel she says rescued her. Hall’s parents were inspired to adopt by the Gospel message. Hall is planning to depart this summer on a month-long mission trip to serve several orphanages in St. Petersburg with Buckner International's Project Go. "My wonderful parents have always told me I was adopted, and I find joy in this," Hall said. "I believe I have always had the deep want and need to visit Russia because it is a part of me that I have yet to explore. The best way I can think to see Russia is by honoring the people through sharing the joy I have because of Jesus and allowing them to teach me about where they receive joy too."

Fort Hoot Sentinel: Armstrong Browning Library: Poets' life, love, works documented in Waco

March 26, 2015
Editorial piece on the rich history of Baylor’s Armstrong Browning Library and its namesakes. The article examines both the collections of the library and the lives of the Joseph Armstrong, Ph.D., former head of Baylor’s English department, and Elizabeth and Robert Browning, renowned lovers, authors and poets.

Baylor Provost David Garland Announces Appointment of Dr. Gary Mortenson as Dean of the School of Music

WACO, Texas (March 30, 2015) — After an extensive national search, Baylor University Provost and Executive Vice President David E. Garland, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Gary Mortenson, D.M.A., as the new dean of the School of Music at Baylor.

Baylor English Professor’s Book Receives Country’s Largest Award for Debut Fiction

WACO, Texas (March 25, 2015) – “Elegy on Kinderklavier,” a book by Arna B. Hemenway, M.F.A., assistant professor in the department of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the 2015 PEN/Hemingway Award for a distinguished first work of fiction, the largest award for debut fiction in the country.

Finalists Selected for Baylor's $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

WACO, Texas (March 27, 2015) – Three preeminent scholar/teachers from U.S. universities have been selected as finalists for Baylor University's 2016 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, the only national teaching award – with the single largest monetary reward of $250,000 – presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching.

Ivy League Scholar, Pastor to Lecture on Barth in Christian Ethics and Pop Culture

WACO, Texas (March 26, 2015) – Reformed Swiss theologian Karl Barth can be counted as one of the great minds of Protestant theology in the 20th Century.

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