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W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Earns No. 8 Spot In Final Oracle/ITA Rankings

Baylor women's tennis was No. 8 in the last Oracle/ITA team rankings of the 2015 campaign, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Tuesday.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Finishes No. 3 In Final Oracle/ITA Rankings

Baylor men's tennis came in at No. 3 in the final Oracle/ITA rankings of the 2015 season, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Tuesday.

W. Tennis. NCAA Singles and Doubles Champions Crowned

Despite fighting off rain, lightning, and tornado warnings, not even weather could dampen the thrilling conclusion to the 12-day tournament of the NCAA Tennis Championships on Monday in Waco.

W. Golf. Women's Golf Advances to NCAA Championship Match Play

Baylor women's golf saved its best for last, shooting even-par 288 in Monday's fourth and final round of stroke play at the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship at The Concession Golf Club. The Bears posted a 72-hole total of 46-over-par, 1,198, which earned BU the No. 3 seed and a matchup with No. 6 seed Tennessee in Tuesday's match play quarterfinals.

Baylor alum leading research on ―the brain’s GPS’

You probably don’t spend too much time thinking about your brain’s grid cells — you know, the neurons that allow us to make sense of where we are spatially and to navigate the places we go. Dr. Lisa Giocomo, BA ’02, does. And the research she conducts at her Stanford University lab is breaking new ground in helping build a […]

Since 1946, Baylor’s memorial lampposts have honored those who served our country

As simple tributes to those who have gone before us, they are easy to miss or take for granted. But the 140-plus red granite lampposts scattered across Baylor’s campus are more than just utilitarian lighting — they are memorials to those who have served our country, including many who gave their lives in action. The […]

7 books that should be on every Baylor Bear’s shelf

The selection of books that line a person’s shelves can tell you a lot about the person. So what’s a Baylor home without a selection of Baylor books? Below are 7 books that should be on every Bear’s shelf, followed by a host of “honorable mentions” for those who really want to dig deep. * To […]

Baylor senior finds her true family inside the Baylor family

[We sometimes talk about the “Baylor family,” because that’s how Baylor people act — as a family. But three of the key players in this story — a Baylor student, an alum and a professor — have taken that term to a whole new level.] Born in Kentucky to a mother who may have suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, […]


Daniel Peppe

Congratulations to Daniel Peppe, geology, and spouse, Sholly, on the birth of their son, James Vincent Peppe, March 11, 2015.

Deborah Ganske

Congratulations to Deborah Ganske, psychology training clinic, and spouse, Gordon, on the birth of their son, Everett James Ganske, February 27, 2015.

Doug and Lacy McNamee

Congratulations to Lacy McNamee, communications, and spouse, Douglas, athletics development, on the birth of their daughter, Josephine Ryan McNamee, March 23, 2015.

Emily Sandvall

Congratulations to Emily Sandvall, engineering and computer science, and spouse, Bryce, on the birth of their daughter, Beckham Wynn Sandvall, October 24, 2014.

With Sympathy

Alex Rogers

Sympathies to Baylor student Alex Rogers on the death of his brother, Johnny Rogers, on May 20, 2015.

Lexi and Lindy Reamer

Sympathies to Baylor students Lexi and Lindy Reamer on the death of their mother, Mrs. Robin Reamer, on May 12, 2015.

Christine Haase

Sympathies to staff member Christine Haase, student financial aid, on the death of her mother, Mrs. May Jo Clem, on May 4,2015.

Danielle Davis

Sympathies to Baylor student Danielle Davis on the death of her father, Mr. Philip Davis, on May 7, 2015.

America in the Morning with Jim Bohannan (KRLD-AM, Dallas/Fort Worth): Audie Murphy

May 25, 2015
AUDIO LINK: On Memorial Day, “America in the Morning” host Jim Bohannon interviews David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer in history in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, about his new book, “The Price of Valor: The Life of Audie Murphy, America’s Most Decorated Hero of World War II.” “America in the Morning” is WestwoodOne's award-winning radio news magazine that offers the latest overnight developments in breaking news, politics, entertainment, business and sports, delivered first thing in the morning. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the history department.)

Business Insider (Australia): Science says using thin models could put off a lot of women buyers

May 25, 2015
This article centers on research by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, which shows that advertisers who default to the believe that “thinner is better” could be alienating up to 70 percent of their market. Roberts is quoted in the story. “Advertisers need to do a bit more research with their target market,” he said. “They need to find out what these women are thinking, as related to body size.” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, placed this story. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

KBTX-TV (Bryan/College Station, CBS): Blinn Names New District President

May 19, 2015
Dr. Mary Hensley, Ed.D. Educational Administration ’89, has been named the new district president of Blinn College’s four campus, including Bryan and Brenham. She is the first woman to lead the district in the institutions 132-year history. Dr. Hensley previously served as Executive Vice President of College Operations for the Austin Community College District.

New Delhi Television: Thin Models May Put Off More Women Than They Inspire Says Study

May 23, 2015
New Delhi Television, one of India’s top news and lifestyle networks, published this story about Baylor research showing that the use of thin models in advertising could alienate up to 70 percent of the market. The study’s co-author, James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, placed this story. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Baylor A Cappella Group Places at International Competition

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor a cappella group VirtuOSO was pitch perfect as they placed fourth at this year’s International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA).

Baylor Campus Buildings To Change Hours for Memorial Day

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor University will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day, while some campus buildings will have changed hours. No classes will be held, and all administrative offices will be closed.

Study: Hey, Advertising and Marketing Pros! Before You ―Go Thin,’ Think Again

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Here’s the skinny: Not all women will buy products because the models in the advertisements are thin, according to a new study of a diverse group of 239 women by a Baylor University marketing professor.

Baylor University and Alamo Colleges Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

WACO, Texas (May 11, 2015) – Baylor University and Alamo Colleges today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.

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