Campus-wide Steam Outage Planned for Nov. 26

A campus-wide steam outage that will affect heating and domestic hot water systems in all main Baylor University buildings will be performed from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Campus-wide Steam Outage Planned for Nov. 26

A campus-wide steam outage that will affect heating and domestic hot water systems in all main Baylor University buildings will be performed from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Direct Reimbursement (DR) Dental Plan Premium Change

An important change will take place for faculty and staff enrolled with DR Dental effective January 1, 2015.

Revised Holiday Schedule

Baylor University's holiday schedule has been revised to include Friday, January 2, 2015.

Cross Country. Women's Cross Country Heads To NCAA Championships

Following its second-place finish at the regional meet, the Baylor women's cross country team will be one of 31 squads running at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind.

W. Equestrian. No. 1 EQ Heads to First Road Meet at DSU

The No. 1 Baylor equestrian team (7-0) will face Delaware State Friday at the Gambler's Choice Equestrian Center in Dover, Del.

Football. Football Places 17 On Academic All-Big 12 Team

The Baylor football team had 17 players earn Academic All-Big 12 honors, including a school-record 13 members on the first team, the league office announced Thursday.

W. Volleyball. No. 3 Texas Overcomes Slow Start to Beat VB in Four

Baylor came out swinging, but No. 2 Texas ended the fight with a 21-25, 25-14, 25-17, 25-19 victory over the Bears at the Ferrell Center in Baylor's final home match of the season.

President Starr welcomes “The Blind Side” couple for “On Topic” conversation

If you’ve seen The Blind Side, you know the story of Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, and how two words — “Turn around” — changed their lives forever. (If you’re not familiar with the story, here’s a quick rundown.) The Tuohys were the latest guests in President Ken Starr’s ongoing series of “On Topic” conversations, […]

#EveryoneInBlack set for Saturday

Forget the rankings, the controversy, the fact that the Big 12 could be left out entirely from the first College Football Playoff. All Baylor football can do now is just keep winning. Asked how he would lobby for the No. 7-ranked Bears with the playoff committee on Monday, head coach Art Briles had a pretty pointed […]

School of Ed dean wins Texas lifetime achievement award

The dean of Baylor’s School of Education, Dr. Jon Engelhardt, will retire in May after 36 years in higher education (including the last eight at Baylor). But before he goes, he’s got at least one more honor coming his way. Engelhardt is the newest recipient of the rarely-given Robert B. Howsam Award, a lifetime achievement award from […]

Baylor ranked the No. 2 most influential Texas university on social media

As if you needed another reason to stand and yell “Sic ‘em!”… Baylor University is currently the second-most influential Texas college or university on social media, as measured by the popular Klout score. Klout, as you may know, is a social media tool that attempts to measure social media influence by tracking what you post on Facebook, […]

Congratulations

Amanda Norman

Congratulations to Amanda Norman, university libraries, and spouse, Evan, on the birth of their son, William Keys Norman, September 1, 2014.

Cody Hall

Congratulations to Cody Hall, athletics, and spouse, Ginny, on the birth of their daughter, Ellie Marie Hall, August 12, 2014.

Daniel Bolton

Congratulations to Daniel Bolton, physics, and spouse, Laura, on the birth of their son, Theodore Lewis Bolton, September 17, 2014.

David Kahle

Congratulations to David Kahle, statistical science, and spouse, Rebekah, on the birth of their daughter, Adelaide Hazel Kahle, September 23, 2014.

With Sympathy

Ashby and Corin Gleditsch

Sympathies to Baylor students, Ashby and Corin Gleditsch, on the loss of their mother, Mrs. Shannon Gleditsch, on November 17, 2014.

Hunter Noon

Sympathies to the family of Baylor sophmore, Hunter Noon, on his death on November 18, 2014.

Hannah Butler

Sympathies to the family and friends of former Baylor student Hannah Butler on her death on November 12, 2014.

Rachel Svrchek

Sympathies to Rachel Svrchek, school of social work, on the death of her mother, Jeannette Alvarez, on October 27, 2014.

Baylor Lariat: Tuohys tell tale of compassion

Nov. 19, 2014
Sean and Leigh Ann Tuohy, the couple whose story inspired the book and movie, “The Blind Side,” were guests of Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr for an “On Topic” conversation before a full house Nov. 18 in Waco Hall. The Tuohys spoke about the role faith played in their decision to “turn around” and make a difference in the life of Michael Oher, a homeless teen that became part of their family.

BeyeNetwork: Big Data Strategies: A Q&A with Jeff Tanner of Baylor University

Nov. 16, 2014
A Q&A with Jeff Tanner, Ph.D., professor of marketing in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, explores his work with the Baylor Business Collaboratory, an initiative through which businesses and Baylor business faculty work together to develop solutions to market challenges through innovative research. Tanner discusses innovation, Baylor programs and his recent book, “Analytics and Dynamic Customer Strategy: Big Profits from Big Data.” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

D Magazine: CEO of the Year: Joel Allison

Dec. 2014 Issue
Joel Allison, B.A. ’70, has been selected as D Magazine’s 2014 CEO of the Year. Allison is the CEO of Baylor Scott & White Health and also serves on the Baylor University Board of Regents.

Employees of Small, Locally-owned Businesses Have More Company Loyalty than Other Workers Do, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2014) — Employees who work at small, locally-owned businesses have the highest level of loyalty to their employers — and for rural workers, size and ownership of their company figure even more into their commitment than job satisfaction does, according to Baylor University researchers.

Baylor Classics Department Presents Lecture on Epicureanism in Roman and Greek Culture

WACO, Texas (Nov. 19, 2014) – Curious about Epicurus?
In an explanation of Epicureanism in Greek and Roman cultures, Pamela Gordon, Ph.D., University of Kansas professor of classics, will present her lecture “Code-switching for Epicurus: When are Greek and Roman Pleasure Not One?” from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in Morrison Hall, Room 120.

The Empty Chair at the Holiday Table: Helpful Ways to Interact with Someone Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

WACO, Texas (Nov. 19, 2014) – For many, this Thanksgiving or this Christmas will be the first holiday without a special loved one. The loss of a family member or a friend brings obvious grief. And for those who have the opportunity to interact with a bereaved person, there are often questions: What do I do? What do I say?

Armless Pilot to Speak About Her Inspirational Life Journey

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2014) – International keynote speaker Jessica Cox is a college graduate, licensed driver, Taekwondo black belt and certified pilot. She’s traveled to more than 20 other countries, met the Pope and recently got married — all without arms. Cox will present her speech, “Thinking Outside the Shoe” from 6 p to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in Cashion’s 5th floor Banquet Room, 1401 S. 4th St. in Waco.