Faculty & Staff News
No. 2 Baylor acrobatics & tumbling (9-1) took down the No. 1 Oregon Ducks (8-2) on Saturday night at Felix Events Center to win the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) finals for the third consecutive year.
No. 15 Baylor came charging back (21-5) against No. 9 Oklahoma State (22-4) in Big 12 Championship semifinal action, but fell short of a comeback, 4-2, inside Headington Family Tennis Center on Saturday afternoon.
WACO, Texas – No. 13/15 Baylor softball (39-10, 11-4 Big 12) could not find an answer for the steady attack by the RV/NR Oklahoma State (32-19, 11-3 Big 12) offense, dropping the series finale, 9-4, on Saturday afternoon at Getterman Stadium.
Center Kyle Fuller, Baylor Football’s starting center for the last three seasons and a four-year letterwinner, was selected in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans with the 243rd pick (seventh round).
Baylor acrobatics & tumbling posted five National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) individual event national titles to lead all schools. The Bears claimed the seven-element acro heat, pyramid twist heat, tumbling duo heat, tumbling trio heat and tumbling aerial heat.
Baylor acrobatics & tumbling had a trio of players earn National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) honors Saturday. Kiara Nowlin was named Most Outstanding Player while Kaelyn Cowan, Nowlin and Lauren Sturm were recognized as All-Americans.
Baylor baseball’s game Saturday at Kansas has been rained out and the team will finish the series Sunday with an 11 a.m. CT doubleheader at Hoglund Ballpark.
Finding success in the sprints and field events, the Baylor track and field teams closed out the regular season portion of its 2017 outdoor schedule at the Red Raider Shootout Friday.
WACO, Texas – No. 13/15 Baylor softball (39-9, 11-3 Big 12) cruised to 5-1 and 7-3 wins over RV/NR Oklahoma State (32-19, 11-3 Big 12) in a Friday evening doubleheader at Getterman Stadium.
No. 2 Baylor acrobatics & tumbling (8-1) took down No. 3 Quinnipiac (6-3) on Friday night at Felix Events Center to advance to the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) finals for the third consecutive year.
Baylor baseball posted a gritty 5-4 win at Kansas in the series opener on Friday night at Hoglund Ballpark. The Bears (26-16, 7-9) scored early and held on late to top the Jayhawks (21-21, 8-8).
No. 15 Baylor women’s tennis advanced to the Big 12 Championship semifinals for the 13th time in the last 14 seasons with a dominant 4-0 victory over No. 43 Oklahoma at Headington Family Tennis Center Friday afternoon.
Baylor women's golf junior Amy Lee became the first Big 12 Player of the Year in program history, and redshirt sophomore Dylan Kim joined Lee on the 2017 All-Big 12 Women’s Golf Team, the conference office announced Friday.
The fact that it’s become commonplace for multiple Baylor students to earn Fulbright honors in a single school year — see here, here and here for examples — might make you think such honors are no big deal. Quite the opposite, actually; the Fulbright Award is one of the most competitive and prestigious honors a college student can receive, […]
“I graduated in ’07 – almost a decade ago! I was a studio art major. Now I’m living in Waco; I stay at home with my kiddos. My husband is a pastor here in Waco. We have been foster parents for the last four years, and we have adopted two sons from foster care. One […]
April 27, 2017
Dr. Linda A. Livingstone is set to take office as Baylor’s 15th – and first female – president on June 1. Incoming Lariat Editor-in-Chief Bailey Brammer spoke with Dr. Livingstone about her plans for the future of the university, her background at Baylor, what led her back to the university and how she will interact with students.
April 27, 2017
This article cites a study by Byron Johnson, Ph.D., director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, and non-resident ISR Research Fellow William Wubbenhorst. Their study of the homeless revealed that faith-based organizations provide 58 percent of emergency shelter beds in the 11 cities surveyed across the nation, in addition to providing an array of vital services such as education, healthcare and job training that are necessary for long-term recovery and independence.
April 28, 2017
This story cites a Baylor study finding that accredited public relations practitioners possess more confidence in providing ethical counsel to senior leadership than their non-accredited peers. Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media, conducted the national study, which also found that Millennials pursuing careers in public relations not only do not feel prepared to offer advice on ethics to their companies, but they do not expect to face ethical dilemmas at work.
April 27, 2017
Irregular sleep patterns – skimping on sleep, then trying to make up for it by lengthy sleep later – impairs creativity and the ability to concentrate, according to a Baylor study published in the Journal of Interior Design. Researchers Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, and Elise King, assistant professor of interior design in Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, found that students think they are getting more sleep than they are.
Stewardship Is Good Business: Baylor University’s New Business Campus Achieves LEED Gold Certification
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2017) – A new badge of honor is now on display at Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, home of the nationally Hankamer School of Business. The dynamic new facility, which opened to faculty and students in August 2015, has been awarded LEED Gold certification after satisfying rigorous standards that address the building’s environmental impact.