Faculty & Staff News
Former Baylor standout quarterback Don Trull (1961-63) will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday at the 56th National Football Foundation's (NFF) Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Baylor football head coach Art Briles was named American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) 2013 Region 4 Coach of the Year and Associated Press (AP) Big 12 Coach of the Year, the organizations announced on Tuesday.
Baylor head football coach Art Briles was named one of 10 finalists for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award, the insurance company announced on Tuesday.
Early last week, as the Baylor campus was planning for Christmas on 5th Street, the weather was fantastic — sunny and mid 70s. But by the event Thursday night, it really was beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, as temperatures had already dropped into the 30s across Central Texas. Students’ t-shirts and shorts were …
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty was named one of five finalists for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler announced Monday.
The last four years have been arguably the best in Baylor football's long history, and the group of Baylor seniors playing their last game at Floyd Casey Stadium Saturday played a large part in getting the program there.
Baylor's Acrobatics & Tumbling team signed 12 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent during the early signing period in November. Head coach LaPrise Harris-Williams signed a star-studded 2014-15 freshman class filled with heavily recruited and talented athletes.
In each home game program this fall, legendary Texas sportswriter and Baylor treasure Dave Campbell will reminisce about his most-memorable games of the decade being honored at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Baylor men's basketball junior guard Kenny Chery has been named Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Co-Newcomer of the Week, as voted on by a panel of media members and announced Monday by the conference office.
A school-record 11 Baylor football student-athletes were named to The Associated Press All-Big 12 teams, the organization announced Monday.
Baylor's Odyssey Sims and Nina Davis were selected for Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball weekly honors, as chosen by a media panel. Sims was honored for the ninth time in her career and picked up her fourth player of the week award. Davis received freshman honors for the second time this season.
Baylor football head coach Art Briles was named one of eight finalists for the 2013 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) announced on Monday in conjunction with the Fiesta Bowl.
Baylor senior cornerback K.J. Morton was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week for his play in Saturday's 30-10 victory over No. 23 Texas, the league office announced on Monday.
Dec. 3, 2013
VIDEO: James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, and author of "Shiny Objects: Why We Spend Money We Don't Have in Search Of Happiness We Can't Buy," says that overspending, particularly at Christmas, leads to further trouble for consumers and does little to make them happy. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is responsible for covering the business school.)
Dec. 7, 2013
VIDEO: Over the past 64 years, Baylor's Floyd Casey Stadium has played host to countless memories, from football games to graduation ceremonies. KWTX-TV features the story of West resident Tucker, BBA '51, who was among the students who graduated from Baylor on May 27, 1951, the first time the stadium hosted the university's graduation ceremony.
Dec. 7, 2013
Article details the under-construction $260 Baylor football stadium and suggests that UNLV leaders should take note of Baylor's project as they plan for their own on-campus stadium.
Dec. 5, 2013
Marjorie Scardino, BA '69, has been appointed the first female member of Twitter's board of directors.
Good luck on your finals!
Dec. 5, 2013
Article offering book suggestions for retired people mentions "Social Security Strategies: How to Optimize Retirement Benefits" by William Meyer and William Reichenstein, Ph.D., The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management and a professor of finance at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.
Dec. 1, 2013
Article on conflicts that arise between faith and work cites the 2011 Baylor Religion Survey that found that more than a third of working Americans pursue excellence in their work because of their faith. These survey findings were used for a larger Baylor research project on religion and entrepreneurship funded by the National Science Foundation. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, and Lori Fogleman, vice president of Baylor Media Communications, are responsible for promoting the Baylor Religion Survey.)