McMullen Chef Showcase: Mindful Eating Made Easy

The McMullen-Connally Faculty Center will host Jill Hamilton for Chef Showcase from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 21 promoting a menu emphasizing lower sodium and heart healthy fats.

Spring faculty meeting Thursday

The spring faculty meeting will be held on Thursday, January 15 at 3:30 p.m. in Roxy Grove Hall, where newly appointed executive vice president and provost, Dr. Ed Trevatham, will be introduced.

Pick Your Mix breakfast treats available at East Village Bakery

Baylor Dining Services has received several appeals and feedback to develop a special faculty and staff request. Therefore, starting January 12 the East Village Bakery will be offering a "Pick Your Mix" assorted breakfast box especially geared to departments.

Emergency Notification Test Friday

The monthly test of the outdoor mass notification and indoor voice evacuation systems will occur this Friday, January 9th between 2:15 and 2:30 PM. There will be several activations of the systems during this 15 minute period, each activation approximately 30 seconds long.

Acrobatics & Tumbling. A&T Picked Second in Preseason Poll

The Baylor Acrobatics & Tumbling team is picked to finish second in the recently released National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) Preseason Coaches' Poll.

M. Basketball. No. 20 Men's Basketball Falls to Oklahoma State, 64-53

Lester Medford scored 13 points, Taurean Prince added 12 and Rico Gathers added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Baylor (15-5, 3-4), which had won four of five. Baylor shot just 34.5 percent from the field and posted a season-low point total.

More sleep now means better memory later, says Baylor research

It might be time for you to turn out the lights and hit the sack. Dr. Michael K. Scullin, a Baylor professor and director of the university’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, has linked lack of sleep to a poorly-functioning memory, and says a good night’s sleep will help with memory not only tomorrow, but also 40, […]

Happy Birthday, Joy and Lady!

Can you believe it? Baylor’s beloved campus mascots, Joy and Lady, are now teenagers! Judge Joy Reynolds (“Joy”) was born on this date in 2001, and her sister, Judge Sue Sloan (“Lady”), was born a year and four days later (Jan. 31, 2002). The bears came to the Baylor campus from a private Oregon ranch when they were each […]

Former Baylor football player restores 1950 ‘Floyd Casey Tribute’ Chevy truck

Brace yourself; this may be the most BaylorProud vehicle you’ve ever seen. Former Baylor football player Klayton Shoals, BA ’07, found a unique way to honor his alma mater — by taking a Chevy truck from 1950 (the year Floyd Casey Stadium opened) and remodeling it to honor his former program and the Bears’ longtime home. The 1950 “Floyd […]

Baylor scientist is a Washington regular for U.S. veterans

Dr. Lea Steele, research professor of biomedical studies and Director of the Baylor Veterans Health Research Program, is no stranger to the halls of power in Washington, D.C. In the past few weeks alone, Steele — a neuroepidemiologist and recognized expert on the complex health conditions affecting American veterans — has been to the nation’s capital for scientific […]

Congratulations

Andrea Turner

Congratulations to Andrea Turner, university libraries, and spouse, Bradley, on the birth of their daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Turner, November 19, 2014.

Austin Kertesz

Congratulations to Austin Kertesz, student learning and engagement, and spouse, Arielle, on the birth of their daughter, Georgia Claire Kertesz, December 17, 2014.

Emma Wood

Congratulations to Emma Wood, counseling services, and spouse, Russell, on the birth of their daughter, Winnie Beth Wood, December 17, 2014.

Kristen Mainor

Congratulations to Kristen Mainor, educational psychology, and spouse, Frederick, on the birth of their daughter, Leah Julianne Mainor, December 28, 2014.

With Sympathy

Kathy Svrcek

Sympathies to staff member Kathy Svrcek, student account services, on the death of her mother, Dorothy Gassaway on January 27, 2015.

Don Bagby

Sympathies to Don Bagby, operations and facilities management, on the death of his father, Mr. Grady Bagby on January 13, 2015.

Bridget Humphrey

Sympathies to staff member Bridget Humphrey, admission services, on the death of her mother, Mrs. Rosemary Friman on January 9, 2015.

Robert Kirkpatrick

Sympathies to Baylor student Robert Kirkpatrick, on the death of his brother, William (Billy) Kirkpatrick, on January 8, 2015.

Ethics Daily: Profiles in Goodwill: Thomas Kidd

Jan. 23, 2015
Thomas Kidd, Ph. D., the associate director of Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion, professor of history and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion, is interviewed by EthicsDaily.com, a website for which he is a frequent columnist. He answers questions about his personal life and states that Isaiah 26:4 is a favorite verse for him because “peaceful trust seems to be a perpetual challenge” for him, yet “God’s character is the answer.”

Frisco (TX) Online: Baylor University and Collin College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

Jan. 27, 2015
Baylor University and Collin College announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr attended the signing ceremony and is quoted in the article: “The Baylor Bound program is focused on helping qualified students transfer to Baylor in a direct and efficient manner, saving time and maximizing financial resources. We are grateful to Collin College for entering into this important partnership, which will provide greater educational access for dedicated students in the North Texas area.” (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers university initiatives.)

Laredo Morning Times: Valls brothers’ athletics tied to war memoirs

Jan. 25, 2015
Article about John Valles, one of the Texas liberators of World War II concentration camps, whose memoir is housed in Baylor’s Institute for Oral History. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the Institute for Oral History.)

McKinney (TX) Online: Collin College and Baylor University Announce Partnership on New 'Baylor Bound' Transfer Agreement

Jan. 26, 2015
Collin College and Baylor University announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr attended the signing ceremony and is quoted in the article: “The Baylor Bound program is focused on helping qualified students transfer to Baylor in a direct and efficient manner, saving time and maximizing financial resources. We are grateful to Collin College for entering into this important partnership, which will provide greater educational access for dedicated students in the North Texas area.” (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers university initiatives.)

Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER) Presents Spring Seminar Series

WACO, Texas (Jan. 28, 2015) – Baylor University’s Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER) will welcome several distinguished guest speakers as part of its spring seminar series.

Baylor THIS MATTERS Panel to Discuss Charlie Hedbo, Faith and Freedom of Speech

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) -- THIS MATTERS, a series of dialogues at Baylor University that connect leaders from diverse perspectives to offer context to society's most challenging questions, will explore the intersection of freedom of speech, religion and the role of satire in society during a panel discussion at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the SUB Den.

Baylor THIS MATTERS Panel to Discuss Charlie Hedbo, Faith and Freedom of Speech

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) -- THIS MATTERS, a series of dialogues at Baylor University that connect leaders from diverse perspectives to offer context to society's most challenging questions, will explore the intersection of freedom of speech, religion and the role of satire in society during a panel discussion at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the SUB Den.

Baylor University Student Awarded Fellowship from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) – Sarah Guberman, a senior studying environmental science at Baylor University, has been awarded a fellowship through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Program.

Jan. 29 3:00-4:00pmSpring Staff Forum
Feb. 28 1:00-11:00pmSing Performance #6