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Fall Faculty Meeting Thursday

Faculty are invited to the fall faculty meeting Thursday, August 27 at Waco Hall.

1660 ESPN Radio (Waco): Interview with Tony Heath

Aug. 23, 2015
Transcript of an interview conducted by 1660 ESPN Radio host David Smoak with Pearland High School head football coach Tony Heath. Heath spoke to 1660 about his former player Sam Ukwuachu and Heath's conversation with Boise State and Baylor coaches prior to Ukwuachu's transfer.

Statement from Baylor University, Aug. 21, 2015

Statement from Baylor University concerning the conviction of former student-athlete Sam Ukwuachu:

Acts of sexual violence contradict every value Baylor University upholds as a caring Christian community.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Claims Five-Set Win vs. Northern Iowa

Baylor volleyball battled for a five-set win over Northern Iowa on Saturday afternoon at Colorado State’s Moby Arena. The Bears won the match 21-25, 25-23, 25-18, 22-25, 15-8 to claim the first victory of the Ryan McGuyre era.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Falls in Opener at No. 12 Colorado State

Baylor volleyball dropped its season opener at No. 12 Colorado State, 24-26, 18-25, 20-25, on Friday night at Moby Center. The Bears were playing their first match under new head coach Ryan McGuyre.

W. Soccer. Soccer Falls Late at Purdue, 2-1

Baylor soccer fell in a heartbreaker at Purdue, 2-1, Friday evening at Boilermaker Soccer Complex in the 2015 Boilermaker Challenge Cup.

General News. President Ken Starr Statement on Internal Inquiry, Next Steps

Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr released the following statement today, with respect to the university’s internal inquiry and next steps.

Big dreams, bigger talent: No. 4-ranked Baylor football set to open 2015 season

One week from today, Baylor football will kick off the 2015 season at SMU (6 p.m., ESPN). Coming off back-to-back Big 12 titles, the Bears will begin the year ranked No. 4 in the nation — the program’s best-ever preseason ranking. Why so high? For starters, Baylor returns 17 of 22 starters from last year’s […]

Brad Paisley to headline Traditions Rally 2015

For several years now, Baylor students and the Waco community have celebrated the start of football season with a combined pep rally and concert known as Traditions Rally. In 2012, Texas country artist Cory Morrow headlined the event; in 2013, it was singer-songwriter Ben Rector; and last fall, it was former American Idol winner Phillip […]

Baylor grads serve ISIS refugees in northern Iraq

Not many Americans would willingly uproot their family to move to one of the world’s more dangerous and remote corners. But, Billy (BA ’95) and Dawn (BSEd ’98) Ray feel their calling so deeply that they couldn’t imagine not living in northern Iraq, where they have served with World Orphans since 2008. The Rays — Billy, […]

New Foster Campus impresses in its debut

The start of classes Monday also meant the debut of Baylor’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the new home for the Hankamer School of Business. Built just down Third Street from the President’s Albritton House and across Bagby Avenue from East Village (map), the new facility offers 40% more square footage for business school students […]


Adrienne Harris & Steven Jug

Congratulations to faculty members Adrienne Harris and spouse Steven Jug, modern languages and cultures, on the birth of their daughter, Anastasia Maria Jug, June 11, 2015.

Alexander Engebretson

Congratulations to Alexander Engebretson, english department, and spouse, Julie, on the birth of their daughter, Evelyn Anne Engebretson, May 8, 2015.

Andrea Woodard

Congratulations to faculty member Andrea Woodard, modern languages and culturess, and spouse, Aaron, on the birth of their daughter, Anastasia Rose Woodard, May 17, 2015.

Britni Newman

Congratulations to staff member Britni Newman, athletics, and spouse, Joshua, on the birth of their son, John Brooks Newman, May 7, 2015.

With Sympathy

Anna Burton

Sympathies to staff member Anna Burton, Piper Child Development Center, on the death of her father, Mr. Thomas “Tom” Burton on August 21, 2015.

Jayne Fader

Sympathies to faculty member Jayne Fader, family and consumer sciences department, on the death of her husband, Robert (Maynard) Fader on August 24, 2015.

Janet & Ray Bagby

Sympathies to faculty members Janet Bagby, educational psychology, and Ray Bagby, entrepreneurship, on the death of their mother and mother-in-law, Mrs. Jeannette Hall, on August 10, 2015.

Ashton Whitaker

Sympathies to student Ashton Whitaker on the unexpected death of his father, Mr. James T. Burton, on August 1, 2015.

Al Jazeera America: Life or Death Journey: Hundreds of Immigrants Die in Texas Desert

Aug. 27, 2015
VIDEO: In this news story, Lori Baker, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and founder of Reuniting Families Project, describes how she and her forensic anthropology students have exhumed the remains of immigrants who were improperly interred in trash bags in cemeteries in Brooks County, Texas. Baker’s team works for numerous hours to identify those who died while crossing the border to return them to their loved ones. “We love them. We think of them as people. We treat them with respect. We remember where they come from. And, we remember that everyone is associated with a family somewhere that is grieving,” Baker said. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, has been working with national media on Dr. Baker's work since 2013. Lewis covers faculty and research in the anthropology department.)

Cosmopolitan: If your friends don’t do this one thing, they’re probably a psychopath

Aug. 27, 2015
People with psychopathic traits are less likely to catch a yawn from the sleepy people around them because they tend to lack empathy, according to a Baylor study by Brian Rundel, a doctoral student in psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Rundel is quoted. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story and arranged the interview. She covers psychology research and faculty.)

Kiplinger: Boost Lifetime Social Security Payouts With the Spousal Benefit

Aug. 26, 2015
William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this story discussing the benefits and strategic use of the spousal benefit. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

KWTX-TV (Waco): Waco: BU Journalism Student Says Va. Shooting Won’t Deter Him

Aug. 27, 2015
Danny Guerra, a sophomore studying public relations at Baylor University, says the on-air deaths of a Virginia reporter and her cameraman won’t stop him from pursuing a career in journalism. “It’s always terrifying when lives are lost in the field of journalism because that is something that…I want to go into myself,” Guerra said. Also interviewed is Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., associate professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, who believes Wednesday’s shooting won’t discourage students from a future journalism career.

“The Rise and Fall of Atticus Finch?” Examined in Event Hosted by the Baylor Law School

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2015) – Atticus Finch from Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book “To Kill a Mockingbird” has been a longstanding literary hero, but the publication of the sequel, “Go Set a Watchman,” leaves his hero status in question.

Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, BGCT Participate in ‘Passing of the Mantle’ Ceremony

DALLAS, Texas (Aug. 28, 2015) — The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) and the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT), also known as Texas Baptists, hosted a Passing of the Mantle building ceremony Wednesday at the BGCT, located at 333 North Washington Ave. in Dallas.

Details Announced about Brad Paisley’s Country Nation College Tour Presented By Zaxby’s

WACO, Texas (Aug. 26, 2015) – As the 2015 college football season kicks off, country music superstar Brad Paisley and IMG College will bring his show to Baylor University’s Fountain Mall on Friday, Sept. 11, as part of the university’s annual Traditions Rally.

Aug. 30 11:00am - 2:00pmSoccer at Indiana
Aug. 30 1:00-3:00pmVolleyball at UC Davis
Sep. 1 7:00pmCross Country at Bear Twilight Invitational
Sep. 4 4:00-6:00pmVolleyball vs. Sam Houston State
Sep. 4 6:00-9:00pmFootball at SMU
Sep. 4 6:30-9:30pmSoccer at Sam Houston State
Sep. 5 10:00am - 12:00pmVolleyball vs. Coppin State
Sep. 24 11:30am - 1:00pmFall Staff Forum Luncheon
Oct. 14 12:00-4:30pmBenefits Expo