Nov. 16, 2015 Baylor University mechanical engineering student Alex Le Roux has revealed the latest version of the concrete 3D printer he first unveiled over the summer. Le Roux added significant improvements to the printer’s electronic and mechanical hardware, which helps it reach impressive printing speeds. The printer would primarily be used to print large-scale concrete components that could be combined into larger construction projects.
Nov. 20, 2015 James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is the featured expert in this “Good Morning America” segment with ABC reporter Mara Schiavocampo addressing families and their use of cellphones. The story centers on a Philadelphia family of four, who allowed their cellphone use to be tracked for a week. Tracking was done using video cameras and a smartphone app. Roberts, known nationally and internationally for his research on smartphone addiction and its effects, flew to Philadelphia to film the segment, in which he meets with the family to discuss their smartphone habits and shares tips to help them curb their use and break away from the pull of technology. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, has pitched Roberts’ research nationally. He worked with ABC and Good Morning America to organize the interview.)
WACO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2015) – Baylor University’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) returned from the Mock Organization of American States (OAS) competition at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with their hands full of awards and their stomachs full of jambalaya.
The Hankamer name means business here at Baylor, and has for more than five decades. Fifty-five years ago this month — Nov. 12, 1960 — the cornerstone was laid for the Hankamer Building at the corner of 5th Street and Speight Avenue. When the building was completed six months later, it would house the first of generations of […]
Faculty and staff have until midnight Tuesday, November 24th to make benefit selections for 2016. Annual enrollment is required for flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts. Log in to SmartBen and confirm your benefits. Call askHR with any questions.
Senior outside hitter Andie Malloy and freshman outside hitter Shelly Fanning both earned All-Big 12 honors, the league announced Monday. Malloy earned an All-Big 12 First Team selection, while Fanning double-dipped for All-Big 12 Second Team and the Big 12 All-Freshman Team.
So we all gave thanks on Thursday — and then immediately our nation’s attention turned to shopping and deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. To help us refocus, in recent years many across the country have followed up by celebrating #GivingTuesday — a day to support worthy causes with a financial gift. Throughout the day Tuesday, you’ll likely see […]
It seems only natural now that Baylor University would have a diverse and service-minded seminary that educates future ministers to impact the world around them. But, for almost a century, the dream of a Baylor seminary was just that — a dream. Thankfully, that all changed 25 years ago, as the vision for a Baylor seminary took […]
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. ~ 1 Peter 4:10 As I see it, there are two ways a Baylor fan can go this year when it comes to Christmas presents (whether you’re working on your wish list, or […]
Gov. William “Bill” Partlow Daniel, JD ’38, led a full life; that’s him pictured above, riding his horse, “White Charger,” in a Baylor Homecoming parade. Over the years, he was a successful trial lawyer, governor of the U.S. Territory of Guam, and even an actor in John Wayne’s The Alamo (alongside 400 longhorns and hundreds of horses from […]
Sympathies to the family, friends, and co-workers of Baylor staff member Linda Stewart, School of Music, on her death November 8, 2015.
Sympathies to staff member Dee Campbell, athletics, on the death of her father, Mr. Darrell F. Brown, Sr., on October 31, 2015.
Sympathies to retired faculty member Jody Guenther, school of Nursing, on the death of her husband, Frank Guenther, on October 29, 2015.
Langlotz and Hedrick Families
Sympathies to staff member Lisa Langlotz, sponsored programs department, on the death of her husband, Charles Langlotz, on November 2, 2015. Mr. Langlotz is also the son of retired staff member Mary Alice Langlotz, accounts payable, and the father of faculty member Melinda Hedrick, law school.
Mr. Langlotz passed away on Monday, November 2, 2015
Nov. 23, 2015 This column references a study from Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business showing that partner phone snubbing – or “p-phubbing” – can damage relationships. Study co-authors are James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched and placed this story nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)
Nov. 24, 2015 This broadcast centers on Computing for Compassion, a student volunteer group formed within Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science. The group works with Central Texas ministries and nonprofits to help meet those organizations’ technology needs – to free up their time to focus more on ministry and less on logistics. Bill Booth, Ph.D., senior lecturer in computer science, and Victoria Chuba, senior computer science major, are featured. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this story. He covers the School of Engineering and Computer Science.)
Nov. 26, 2015 The Baylor-TCU football rivalry dates back to 1899, and as the two teams prepared to play another game in the longstanding and competitive rivalry, KWTX-TV reporter Ethan Hutchins found a piece of Baylor-TCU lore in Baylor’s Texas Collection that hasn't seen the light of day for decades. Interviewed for the story on “Bruin the Bear” are Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr and University Archivist Amanda Norman. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, helped arrange the interviews.)
WACO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2015) — Changed labor laws — with some states curtailing collective bargaining rights — may lessen political participation by teachers and other public employees, traditionally cornerstones in the election of Democrats, a Baylor University study has found.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2015) – Blurred boundaries between advertising and public relations professions due to new roles in social media raise the question of whether educators can adequately prepare their students for a career in those growing fields, according to a Baylor study.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 24, 2015) – Happy Thanksgiving, Baylor Bears! For the upcoming holiday, Baylor will observe special hours for campus libraries, residence halls and dining. Baylor will not hold classes and all administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 29.