WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2018 <i>U.S. News</i> Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
March 9, 2017 Q&A with Daniel Romo, Ph.D., Schotts Professor of Chemistry in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and co-director of the CPRIT Synthesis and Drug-Lead Discovery Lab, who joined Dr. Andrea Ramirez, executive director of the Faith and Education Coalition-National Hispanic Christian Leadership Coalition, for a conversation about the intersection of faith and learning, particularly science. The interview took place last October as Baylor hosted the 7th annual National Hispanic Education Summit.
On Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. until noon, OCR representatives will be on campus on the second floor of the Student Union Building to host open office hours. During this time, students, faculty and staff may stop by and visit with OCR representatives one-on-one.
No. 14/22 Baylor baseball posted an 8-6 win over Dallas Baptist on Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (17-4) used great defense and good hitting to take down the Patriots (13-7) on a second straight Tuesday.
Baylor men's tennis sophomore Juan Benitez was named the Big 12 Player of the Week Tuesday, after going 3-0 in singles play against top-50 ranked players, and winning two out of his three doubles matches alongside Will Little, at the BNP Paribas Collegiate Challenge Presented by Oracle this past weekend in Indian Wells, Calif.
“Baylor was the one place I auditioned [as a vocal performance (opera) major]. I like it here. … I’m having a good year. Got into grad school, won two competitions — I get to go to Carnegie Hall and sing in May, and I’m going to go to Germany to sing some opera. So, it’s been […]
For the 9th straight season (and the 12th time in 14 years), the Baylor Lady Bears are headed to the Sweet 16! Playing their final games in the Ferrell Center, seniors Nina Davis, Alexis Prince, Alexis Jones and Khadijah Cave pitched in 28 points and 16 rebounds Saturday night as the No. 1-seeded Lady Bears blew […]
This week, Baylor students are matched up against other NCAA schools in a competition of skill, expertise and dexterity. If March Madness is what comes to your mind, you’re halfway there. Along with the Sweet 16 teams competing in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament this week, three undergraduate students from each team’s school will face […]
For the fourth time since 2010, the Baylor men’s basketball team is headed to the Sweet 16! After beating New Mexico State on Friday and Southern Cal on Sunday, the Bears are the last team from Texas still standing in the tournament. No. 3 seed Baylor is also the highest remaining seed in the East Region, […]
March 20, 2017 Annie Ginty, a 2009 Allegheny graduate and now assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is among first-generation Allegheny College students, alumni, faculty members and administrators who are featured in this article about blazing their own trail, the resources they discovered and the lessons they learned along the way. Ginty’s parents “were immigrants who wanted better opportunities for their children than they had. They wanted us to take advantage of the opportunities we had.” It wasn’t until graduation day that she realized the weight of the moment – for her and her parents. “It was just such a happy day,” she said. “You could tell they were incredibly proud.”
March 20, 2017 Baylor's Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) has received a $3 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to fight hunger statewide, advocate for better children's nutrition and conduct research exploring solutions to hunger issues. "The new funding will allow THI to go deeper in its current efforts as well as expand on projects working to find long-term, community-driven solutions to hunger and poverty," said THI senior director Jeremy Everett.
March 17, 2017 TSTC and Baylor University reached a milestone on March 25, the 25th anniversary of their aviation partnership. Students pursuing an aviation degree at Baylor have the option of taking courses that focus on navigation and aero-dynamics at TSTC for two years, and graduates are often hired as instructors on the TSTC flight line.
March 21, 2017 This article centers on research by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., and Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professors of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Their research, which has been cited in hundreds of news stories nationally, identified key characteristics of “better” workday breaks. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Media Communications, pitched the research nationally in 2015. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) – As the nation inches into springtime and people begin to plan their summer vacations, a Baylor University recreation expert encourages trip planners to make time for outdoor adventures.
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2017) – As Baylor basketball fans cheered both the Bears and Lady Bears into the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Basketball Championships, another Baylor team will represent the University on the classroom side of the tournament.
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) — “Technophobes” — people who fear robots, artificial intelligence and new technology that they don’t understand — are much more likely to be afraid of losing their jobs due to technology and to suffer anxiety-related mental health issues, a Baylor University researcher says.
Truett graduate Jeremy Courtney (MDiv ’04) was recently named Baylor University’s Young Alumnus of the year. Courtney cofounded Preemptive Love Coalition, a global coalition of peacemakers changing the way we engage the world’s most polarizing conflicts by confronting fear with acts of love.
Supported by a Missions Research grant from Baylor Missions, students and faculty from the organization Engineers with a Mission travelled to Laredo, Texas in July 2016 to drill a water well. Despite being only 15 miles outside of Laredo, the people that live in the Las Lomas colonia do not have running water in their homes.…
In the midst of the challenges we are facing at Baylor, it is important for us to remember “the hope to which we have been called” (Eph. 1:18). In a reflection this past summer for Baylor Magazine (www.baylor.edu/alumni/magazine/1403/index.php?id=934251), I note that the virtue of hope enables us to face the brokenness of our lives and…