The City of Waco, Texas Department of Transportation and Baylor University will officially flip the switch of the special lighting of the two signature I-35 access bridges in a ceremony at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 2 at the McLane Stadium "A" parking lot near the bridges on the east side of the river.
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 […]
The Baylor track and field team will have 15 student-athletes representing it with 13 entries into the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, after qualifying six more entries on the final day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium Saturday.
Baylor women's golf head coach Jay Goble has been named 2015 Central Region Coach of the Year by the Women's Golf Coaches Association. Goble was one of three coaches honored, joining Dan Brooks of Duke in the East and USC's Andrea Gaston in the West.
The Baylor campus was a far different place in the early 1930s. For starters, almost the entire Baylor campus fit between Fifth and Seventh streets, bounded by Speight to the west and Waco Creek to the east. Instead of the SUB, there was a football field. Pat Neff was the new university president, not a […]
Five years ago today, Ken Starr took office as Baylor University’s 14th president. Looking back over that time, we see many of the best years in the university’s 170-year history, from academic rankings to campus happenings, from athletic accomplishments to financial support. There has never been a better time to be a Baylor Bear, and Judge Starr’s leadership […]
When only two law schools are awarded an American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award in a 30-year period, it’s clear that a school must reach a very high standard of service to the disadvantaged to receive the honor. Baylor Law School has met that standard and, earlier this month, became just the third […]
How far did Baylor women’s golf come this year in finishing as runners-up at the NCAA Championships? This is a squad that finished 21st out of 23 teams at the first tournament of the year. But it didn’t take the Bears long to start rolling; they never finished lower than eighth the rest of the year. Baylor […]
May 18, 2015 Column about the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP), a Houston-based nonprofit that turns incarcerated men into aspiring business owners. After these men successfully complete PEP’s three-month character development program, they move into PEP’s core program, a six-month business plan competition that leads to a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. In 2013, Baylor determined that PEP delivers a 340 percent return on investment for every dollar donated to the program. (Eckert Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business.)
May 30, 2015 Barry Hankins, Ph.D., professor of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, penned this column examining the similarities between Muslims and Baptists who – now or in the past – have faced tensions between their theology and the nation’s civil law. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the history department.)
June 1, 2015 Baylor graduate Albert Navarro, B.A. ’84, will be sworn in as the City of Bryan’s new presiding municipal court judge. Navarro earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and then graduated from University of Texas Law School with a doctorate degree. He takes over for retiring Judge Latham Boone III, who has had held the position since 2003.
June 2, 2015 The Texas Department of Transportation, the City of Waco, and Baylor University will come together Tuesday, June 2, at 8:30 p.m. to demonstrate the new lighting system on the two bridges across the Brazos River. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr will participate and the public is invited to gather in Baylor’s McLane Stadium Parking Lot A to watch the ceremony.
WACO, Texas (June 1, 2015) – Five years ago today, Judge Ken Starr officially began his service as president of Baylor University – by running the Bear Trail – as the distinguished academician, lawyer, public servant and sixth-generation Texan became only the 14th president of Texas’ oldest continuously operating institution of higher education.
David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, said Audie Murphy -- movie star and decorated hero of World War II -- displayed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) long before it was understood.
WACO, Texas (May 27, 2015) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) junior Johanna Bridges was elected to serve on the 2015-2016 Board of Directors for the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). Bridges who currently serves as president for the Baylor Student Nurses Association at LHSON is the first Baylor student to serve in a national role for NSNA.