Faculty & Staff News
Baylor senior forward Cory Jefferson has been voted District VII Player of the Year by the United States Basketball Writers Association, joining Pierre Jackson as the only players in program history to win the honor.
Business master’s programs draw students from all phases of life. For some, it makes sense to stay in school full-time after earning a bachelor’s degree to work on an MBA. For others who have been in the work force for some time, an Executive MBA (EMBA) program is the best choice. For still others, however, […]
Baylor 74, West Virginia 71
Odyssey Sims overcame an ankle injury and scored 19 points to help No. 9 Baylor defeat No. 7 West Virginia 74-71 Monday night in the Big 12 women's championship game.
Following a series win over No. 4 Cal State Fullerton, Baylor baseball hits the road for a quick trip to Houston before opening up Big 12 play this weekend at home vs. Texas Tech.
Despite the biggest upset win of Jordaan Sanford's career, Baylor's 18th-ranked women's tennis team fell 4-1 to No. 3 UCLA on Monday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.
Baylor men's basketball takes on TCU at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in first round action of the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Championship.
Baylor's Cory Jefferson and Kenny Chery picked up All-Big 12 honors from the Associate Press on Monday. Jefferson was named to the second team, while Chery was named honorable mention in a vote by selected media members who cover the Big 12 Conference.
Although its Aug. 31 season-opener against SMU is more than five months away, season ticket sales for the defending Big 12 Conference champion Baylor Bears' inaugural football season at 45,000-seat McLane Stadium have been closed out for the 2014 season.
Following several medical scratches, Baylor track and field freshman Trayvon Bromell has garnered a spot in the 60-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships, the NCAA Committee announced on Monday.
Baylor closer Josh Michalec was named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Monday.
The ninth-ranked and top-seeded Baylor Lady Bears enter the finals of the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Championship with a 28-4 overall record and have set their sights on a sixth Big 12 Tournament crown since 2005.
Austin American-Statesman: A talk on faith and ‘business’ at Bastrop’s First United Methodist Church
March 10, 2014
Sung Joon Jang, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, was the guest speaker at the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast at Bastrop’s First United Methodist Church. Jang spoke movingly about how he acquired his Christian faith, and also his upbringing in his native country of Korea.
Story in the popular inspirational magazine Guideposts by Jana Ford Muntsinger, BA ‘78, about her lifelong friendship with Allyson Pimentil, BBA ‘88, whom she met her during her freshman year at Baylor. They’ve been close friends ever since, but now they are neighbors as well.
March 5, 2014
VIDEO INCLUDED: Story about the Ambassadors for Children Prom Closet mentions Baylor freshman Arianna Stephens, a general studies major from Ozark, Mo., who founded the organization that provides girls in foster care with prom dresses.
March 7, 2014
VIDEO: Baylor medical humanities senior Savion Wright may not be the next American Idol, although he made it through to Hollywood Week. But the real story of Savion is not so much how he did on the show, but it was the real life tragedy unfolding in his hometown of Jasper that viewers didn't see. Includes interviews with Savion from the Baylor campus, as well as Ryan Richardson, associate chaplain and director of worship for Baylor Spiritual Life.
March 7, 2014
AUDIO: Texas schools served almost 310 million breakfasts during the 2012-2013 school year, according to the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor. THI released its Texas School Breakfast report card, which measures school breakfast participation. Includes interviews with Kathy Krey, Ph.D., THI director of research, and Jeremy Everett, THI director, about the breakfast program's impact on student learning. (This story was placed by Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, who covers THI and the School of Social Work.)
Feb. 25, 2014
AUDIO LINK: Baylor recently held its fourth annual Baylor Percussion Symposium, a two-day festival of master classes and new music performances--all on instruments like vibraphone, marimba, drums and vibraslap. And as KWBU's Ryland Barton reports, the keynote concert will sound less like marching band and more like Super Mario. Ben Cureton, a senior applied music major from Baltimore, and Todd Meehan, DMA, assistant professor of instrumental studies in Baylor’s School of Music.
March 4, 2014
Emily Hunter, Ph.D., assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is the author of “Organized Innovation,” a book about American innovation values. The book was co-authored with Steve Currall, Ed Frauenheim and Sara Jansen Perry.
In the fight to eliminate hunger throughout the state of Texas, one of the biggest weapons is breakfast — more specifically, breakfast at school for students who might not get it at home. As you may have seen in the news over the past week, Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative has released the second edition […]