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American Heart Association Invites Local Landmarks to 'Go Red' Friday Night for National Wear Red Day

The American Heart Association has invited several national and local iconic landmarks to turn their facades red on Friday, Feb. 5, in support of the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day to elevate awareness of heart disease.

Medical Emergency Preparedness

Do you know the basics of what to do if a medical emergency occurs in your office area or building? Who to call, what information to provide, what to do?

Thank You for Helping People Here

Our thanks to those faculty and staff who have pledged their support to Baylor' MORE THAN ME United Way Campaign.

Softball. Softball Drops Middle Game of Weekend Series

Baylor softball (1-1) dropped the middle game of a season-opener weekend series, falling to McNeese State (2-1), 3-1.

W. Basketball. No. 4/4 WBB Takes Over in 2nd half, Beats Texas Tech, 66-36

Nina Davis had 21 points and 12 rebounds for her third double-double of the season to lead fourth-ranked Baylor to a 66-36 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. The Lady Raiders (11-13, 2-11 Big 12), whose two conference wins came at home, stayed in the game until Baylor took over in the third quarter. Following a fast-break layup by Leashja Grant, the Lady Raiders cut the deficit to five points at 29-24 with about seven minutes left in the third. But then Baylor (25-1, 12-1) answered with a 12-1 run to extend its lead to a comfortable 41-25 under the six-minute mark.

W. Tennis. Women’s Tennis Loses At No. 3 Florida, 4-0

The 29th-ranked Baylor women's tennis team was beaten 4-0 by No. 3 Florida Saturday at the Ring Tennis Complex.

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Edged By Texas Tech At ITA Indoors

The 11th-seeded Baylor men’s tennis team suffered a 4-3 setback to 14th-seeded Texas Tech in consolation draw action at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships Saturday at Boar’s Head Sports Club.

Baylor prof researches how algae can clean water — and generate the power to do so

When most people look at algae, they see an icky, slippery green patch — something that is either an inconvenience or easily ignored. But when Dr. Scott James sees algae, he envisions the future — a future where cities save energy and money as they harness the power of algae to provide clean water. James, […]

Baylor softball opens 2016 ranked 16th nationally

Friday will mark the fifth straight Opening Day in which Baylor softball has ranked among the nation’s top 25. This year’s squad opens the season at No. 16 in the polls, pegged by league coaches to finish second in the Big 12. In a sport that demands excellent pitching to be successful, the Lady Bears feature one of […]

Baylor grad named president of influential Christian publisher

A Baylor alum who started in the stockroom of a growing company in the 1980s is now the president and COO of that same company — which just so happens to be the largest private publisher of Christian books in the world. Last month, Jeff Johnson, BS ’85, was named president and chief operating officer of […]

More BaylorProud artists & bands who have made names for themselves

Last summer, we compiled this list of 14 BaylorProud artists you should be listening to — singers and bands who have made names for themselves in recent years, and who, just like you, are Baylor Bears. Since then, you’ve brought to our attention eight more names that to check out. Here’s a quick rundown, starting with our updated Spotify playlist: Two former Uproar […]


Bill & Danielle Raney

Congratulations to Bill Raney, Art Department, and Danielle Raney, Undergraduate Admissions, on the birth of their daughter, Willa Fay, on January 23, 2016.

Heather Gilliam

Congratulations to Heather Gilliam, Student Life Center, and spouse, Joshua, on the birth of their daughter, Madison Leanne Gilliam, on December 13, 2015.

Henry Howard

Congratulations to Henry Howard, Athletics, and spouse, Molly, on the birth of their son, Jett Nathaniel, on December 17, 2015.

Holly Oxhandler

Congratulations to Holly Oxhandler, School of Social Work, and spouse, Corry, on the birth of their son, Oliver Oxhandler, on January 12, 2016.

With Sympathy

Alexis Hooker

Sympathies to Baylor student Alexis Hooker on the death of her mother, Ms. Mildred Hooker-Boldware, on February 5, 2016.

Frances Malone

Sympathies to staff member Frances Malone, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, on the death of her mother, Mrs. Janie Etheredge, on February 6, 2016.

Michaela Rehm

Sympathies to Baylor student Michaela Rehm on the death of her brother, John Rehm.

Randy Fiedler

Sympathies to staff member Randy Fiedler, College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office, on the death of his father, Mr. Edwin Fiedler, on February 4, 2016.

Charlotte Observer (North Carolina): Don't use this word in your resume

Feb. 2, 2016
This business column by the Kansas City Star’s Diane Stafford features Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who advises job-seekers to avoid adding “multitasking” to their resumes. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this story idea nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

KWBU (NPR affiliate): Smartphone Addiction Can Be Detrimental to Relationships

Feb. 11, 2016
AUDIO INCLUDED: This story features James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Roberts, who is known internationally for his research on cellphone addiction, discusses the negative impacts of the technology on relationships and shares tips on how people can cut down on cellphone use. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, has pitched Roberts’ research nationally. He covers the Hankamer School of Business.)

Make Use Of: 5 Ways Technology Might Be Feeding Your Depression

Feb. 4, 2016
This article cites a study by Baylor University researchers who found that cellphones can impact the quality of relationships. Being "phone snubbed" by a partner can lead to lower levels of relationship and life satisfaction and can even cause higher levels of depression. The study, co-authored by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, faculty in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, was published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior. (Eric Eckert, specialist with Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story nationally in September 2015. He covers research and faculty in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.)

Prize-winning Author and Vietnam Vet Tim O’Brien Will Lecture at Baylor Feb. 18 and 19

WACO, Texas (Feb. 12, 2016) — Novelist Tim O’Brien, a Vietnam veteran who has written extensively about the war and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, will do a reading and speak about the process of writing his most celebrated novel, “The Things They Carried,” at Baylor on Feb. 18 and 19.

Armstrong Browning Library Will Host ‘Broadway at the Movies,’ Its Eighth Annual Valentine’s Day Extravaganza

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2016) – Baylor University’s Armstrong Browning Library will present “Broadway at the Movies,” its Eighth Annual Valentine’s Day Extravaganza at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in Armstrong Browning Library.

Author Discusses Entrepreneurs as Leaders in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2016) – Virgil Storr, Ph.D., senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center, will give a lecture on his most recent book, "Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship," from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in Room 240 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.

Baylor Center for Christian Music Studies Presents Annual Sacred Harp Sing Event

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2016) – The Baylor University Center for Christian Music Studies will host Sacred Harp Sing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in the Great Hall of George W. Truett Theological Seminary.