Faculty & Staff News
No. 5 Baylor equestrian (1-1) won its season opener over South Dakota State (0-1), 14-2, and take a big lead into day two in a split meet with New Mexico State (0-1), leading 6-2 at the half way mark at the Willis Family Equestrian Center.
Baylor volleyball (14-4, 1-1) continues through a steep stretch of conference competition, facing the No. 8 Kansas Jayhawks (12-2, 1-1) on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. in Lawrence, Kan., the first Big 12 road match of the season for the Bears.
Baylor soccer lost a 2-0 decision at No. 4 West Virginia on Friday evening at Dlesk Soccer Stadium.
Senior Maggie Montoya’s fourth-place individual finish helped the Baylor's women's cross country team take fifth overall at the Notre Dame Invitational Friday at Burke Golf Course.
Long before he became chief of the Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) in the fall of 2014, Brad Wigtil developed a love for the Baylor mission. His two children, Erin Wigtil-Faya (BA ’04) and Matthew (BBA ’11), both attended Baylor, and their experience left a lasting impression on him. “I learned to love this university,” Chief […]
[What’s the most challenging thing as a member of BUGWB at a game?] “I would say the endurance it requires, because we start rehearsal five hours before every game, and we go until the game is over.” “And being on the drumline, we play 99% of the time. We play during the parades. We play […]
Sympathies to Ann Westbrook, Office Manager in the Modern Languages and Culture Department, and Baylor student, Koby Westbrook, on the passing of Ann's father (Koby's grandfather), Mr. Charles Westbrook, on September 24, 2016.
Austin American-Statesman: Flight attendant becomes first African-American to win Miss Missouri USA pageant
Sept. 29, 2016
Bayleigh Dayton, B.B.A. (Management) '14, became the first African-American woman to win the Miss Missouri USA pageant when she won the 2017 title this past weekend. Dayton will advance to the Miss USA Pageant next year.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 30, 2016) — Baylor University’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, which recently moved to a new location, will host an open house for the community from 5:15 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6.
Aug. 17, 2016
Research by Matthew Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, found that people trying to shed pounds, but who regularly spend time with heavier people, may feel more comfortable with those individuals but are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers sociology research and faculty.)
Sept. 26, 2016
Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media, participates in a Q&A with her research partner, Nicole Lee, assistant professor at North Carolina State University, about their recent study, “Roles in Social Media: How the Practice of Public Relations is Evolving,” published this summer in PR Journal.
Sympathies to Donna Haberman, Office Manager in the Campus Recreation Department, on the passing of her sister-in-law, Ms. Tanya Haberman, on September 25, 2016.
Sympathies to Dr. Jon Singletary, Professor and Dean in the Department of Social Work, on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Eva Price Singletary, on September 7, 2016.
Congratulations to staff member Ed Rogers, counseling services, and spouse Elizabeth, on the birth of their son, Joseph David Rogers, on August 27, 2016.
Amy Blankson, co-founder of GoodThink, Inc., spoke at the Fall Staff Forum this week on the benefits of and techniques to take advantage of happiness. For a summary of Amy’s presentation, <a href="http://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=935925">TEXT</a>click here.
Sympathies to Baylor student Hannah Mortazavi on the death of her mother, Mrs. Angela Mortazavi, on September 6, 2016.
Houston Chronicle: Texas schools offer artifacts to Smithsonian National African American Museum of History and Culture
Sept. 26, 2016
Texas colleges, including Baylor University and Texas Southern University, now share a special connection with the recently unveiled Smithsonian National African American Museum of History and Culture in Washington D.C. Donated items from both schools are featured in the museum. Selected gospel music from Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project is featured in the museum’s “Musical Crossroads” exhibit.
Sympathies to Baylor student Hunter Williams on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Laura Williams, on September 18, 2016.