Faculty & Staff News

Aug
20
2014

Move2BU ready to welcome Baylor’s Class of 2018

The largest class in Baylor history will move into residence halls today and tomorrow — but the students (and their families) won’t have to do it alone. Hundreds of Baylor upperclassmen, professors and staff members will be out in the heat both days, swarming on car after car as families pull up in front of the […]

Aug
20
2014

Andrew Althoff

Andrew Althoff, Athletic Performance, and spouse, Christina, on the birth of their twins, Joel Andrew Althoff & Eli Simpao Althoff, June 26, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Dennis Havranek

Sympathies to Dennis Havranek, Institutional Events, on the death of his father-in-law, Mr. Joseph Aguillar on August 19, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Expert: Three Tips to Develop Meaningful Church-School Relationships, Ministries

WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2014) – It’s less about money and more about mentoring. With students and teachers back in the classroom, it’s the time of year when many churches and congregations engage with local schools.

Aug
20
2014

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis, Baylor Event Services, and spouse, Kristen, on the birth of their twins, Charles Martin Davis & Harrison Bradley Davis, August 07, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Joseph Stubenrauch

Joseph Stubenrauch, History , and spouse, Rene, on the birth of their daughter, Penelope Wren Stubenrauch, July 25, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Katelyn Hiatt

Katelyn Hiatt, Campus Living and Learning, and spouse, Daniel, on the birth of their son, Dirk L. Hiatt, July 10, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Katherine Evans

Katherine Evans, Career & Professional Development, and spouse, Jonathan, on the birth of their son, Easton Jackson Evans, July 31, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Kellen Coleman

Kellen Coleman, Athletics - Communications, and spouse, Jody, on the birth of their son, Jaxon Adam Coleman, July 7, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Margo Shanks

Margo Shanks, HHPR , and spouse, Neil, on the birth of their daughter, Reyna Shanks, April 27, 2014.

Aug
19
2014

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Welcomes New Assistant Coach

Baylor women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the addition of former Texas women's tennis player Elizabeth Begley as the program's new volunteer assistant coach on Tuesday.

Aug
19
2014

Football. Briles Wins Dave Campbell Award

Before a record crowd of 1,200 at Tuesday's Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Kickoff Luncheon, Baylor head coach Art Briles was announced as this year's winner of the Dave Campbell Award for "significant contributions to the sport of football in Central Texas."

Aug
19
2014

McLane Stadium first to offer collegiate replays on fans’ mobile devices

USA TODAY put it best: “Baylor fans who attend games at the school’s new $260 million McLane Stadium will get to experience something no other collegiate fan base has experienced before.” With the new Baylor In-Game App (pictured above) and special high-density Wi-Fi throughout McLane Stadium, Baylor is transforming the gameday experience for Bear fans and providing […]

Aug
19
2014

Associated Baptist Press: Sociologist: Concept of God impacts power of prayer, anxiety-related disorders

Aug. 18, 2014
When it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer has differing effects. How the praying person views God is more important than frequency and style of prayer, according to Baylor research funded by the John Templeton Foundation. Quoted is researcher Matt Bradshaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, wrote and placed this story. Goodrich covers research and faculty in the department to sociology.)

Aug
19
2014

Deseret News: 8 reasons why prayer is good for you

Aug. 18, 2014
When it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer has differing effects. How the praying person views God is more important than frequency and style of prayer, according to Baylor research funded by the John Templeton Foundation and conducted by Matt Bradshaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. Baylor is among five universities whose prayer research is cited. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story. Goodrich covers research and faculty in the department to sociology.)

Aug
19
2014

Financial Peace University Classes offered to Faculty & Staff

This Fall, Baylor University Human Resources is hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) coordinated by Brian Davis and Brian Remson.

Aug
19
2014

Forbes: A Penny Saved Was Never A Penny Earned

Aug. 18, 2014
Blaine McCormick, Ph.D., chair and associate professor of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, writes about sayings incorrectly attributed to Benjamin Franklin. He says the inaccuracies are indicative of the financial illiteracy that plagues the United States. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Aug
19
2014

IT Business: Baylor University's McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience

Aug. 18, 2014
Baylor, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks Inc and YinzCam officially rolled out the Baylor In-Game App, the first college athletics application to provide instant replays from multiple views to Baylor fans, right at their seats, at McLane Stadium. This combination of Wi-Fi gear, software applications and content, sponsored by Baylor, is the same technology used by the world’s leading professional sports teams. Quoted are Pattie Orr, Baylor’s vice president for information technology, and John Garrison, assistant athletic director for marketing. The story includes the latest photo of McLane Stadium taken by Baylor photographer Matthew Minard. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, helped pitch and place these stories nationally and locally.)

Aug
19
2014

KVUE: Baylor announces app for in-game replays on mobile devices

Aug. 18, 2014
Baylor University rolled out the new Baylor In-Game football app on Monday – the first college athletic application to provide instant replays from multiple views to fans in the $266 million stadium. Quoted is John Garrison, associate athletic director for marketing at Baylor.

Aug
19
2014

KWBU: McLane Stadium '99.5% Complete'

Aug. 18, 2014
AUDIO INCLUDED: Baylor’s state-of-the-art new McLane Stadium is ready for its inaugural day game on Aug. 31 against Southern Methodist University. Quoted are Brian Nicholson, vice president for facility planning and construction and Louis Iaeger, a Baylor senior and one of several “WiFi Coaches” who will assist fans on game day with the new Baylor In-Game football app —the first college athletic application to provide instant replays from multiple views to fans as they sit in their seats. Media were given a tour of the $266-million, 45,000-seat facility on Monday.