Faculty & Staff News

Jan
20
2017

M. Basketball. No. 6 Men's Hoops Heads to Fort Worth to Face TCU

No. 6-ranked Baylor Basketball is headed to Fort Worth for a Saturday night 7 p.m. CT tipoff at TCU. The game will be televised nationally on ESPNU and WatchESPN.

Jan
20
2017

W. Tennis. WTEN Opens Dual-Match Season Sunday

Baylor women’s tennis kicks off its dual-match season with a double-header on Sunday, Jan. 22, at Hurd Tennis Center. The Lady Bears begin with a 12 p.m. (CT) dual-match against UTRGV and conclude play against McNeese State at 3:30 p.m.

Jan
20
2017

W. Basketball. No. 2/2 WBB Readies for Top 25 Showdown Saturday

The No. 2/2 Baylor Lady Bears (18-1, 7-0) will play their seventh ranked opponent of the season in No. 24/23 West Virginia (15-4, 3-4) on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m. (CT) inside the Ferrell Center. The Saturday afternoon matchup is the We Back Pat game, which is held annually to support the Pat Summitt Foundation and Alzheimer’s Awarness.

Jan
20
2017

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Set For Dual-Match Season Opener

The 22nd-ranked Baylor men's tennis team will open its 2017 dual-match season by welcoming Incarnate Word (1 p.m.) and Grand Canyon (6 p.m.) to the Hurd Tennis Center on Saturday.

Jan
20
2017

Communication Sciences and Disorders’ new home serves BU students — and Waco

Last year, Baylor received an incredible — and anonymous — $10 million gift to transform the Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders (CSD). Part of that gift allowed CSD to move into a new home, leaving Neill Morris Hall for a newly renovated Cashion Academic Center — and what a beautiful new home it is! Approximately 18,000 square feet on […]

Jan
20
2017

Business Standard: Want to Ace an Exam? Share with Friends What You Learned

Jan. 18, 2017
While preparing for an exam, telling someone else what you learned may help you recall better and for a longer time than simply studying class notes or a textbook, says Baylor psychologist Melanie Sekeres, Ph.D., lead author of a study published in the journal Learning & Memory. The study found that the method helped students better recall not only central themes but also details, said Sekeres, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this research nationally. She covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

Jan
20
2017

C-SPAN: Part 1, Baylor Presidential Rhetoric Expert on Today’s Inaugural Address

Jan. 20, 2017
VIDEO: In a live interview from the Baylor campus, presidential rhetoric expert Martin J. Medhurst, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, joined C-SPAN moderator Susan Swain for an analysis of today’s inaugural address by President Donald Trump.

Jan
20
2017

C-SPAN: Part 2, Baylor Presidential Rhetoric Expert on Today’s Inaugural Address

Jan. 20, 2017
VIDEO: In a live interview from the Baylor campus, presidential rhetoric expert Martin J. Medhurst, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, joined C-SPAN moderator Susan Swain for an analysis of today’s inaugural address by President Donald Trump. In this interview, Dr. Medhurst talks about speaking with an authentic voice.

Jan
20
2017

C-SPAN: Part 3, Baylor Presidential Rhetoric Expert on Today’s Inaugural Address

Jan. 20, 2017
VIDEO: In a live interview from the Baylor campus, presidential rhetoric expert Martin J. Medhurst, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, joined C-SPAN moderator Susan Swain for an analysis of today’s inaugural address by President Donald Trump. In this interview, Dr. Medhurst talks about how past presidents have used their inaugural addresses.

Jan
20
2017

C-SPAN: Part 4, Baylor Presidential Rhetoric Expert on Today’s Inaugural Address

Jan. 20, 2017
VIDEO: In a live interview from the Baylor campus, presidential rhetoric expert Martin J. Medhurst, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, joined C-SPAN moderator Susan Swain for an analysis of today’s inaugural address by President Donald Trump. In this interview, Dr. Medhurst talks about how inaugural addresses differ from nomination acceptance speeches.

Jan
20
2017

CBS-4 (El Paso): El Paso native part of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration

Jan. 19, 2017
Army Master Sgt. Lane Shioji, B.M. ’90, is part of the Joint Task Force - National Capital Region, the force in charge of coordinating all military ceremonial support for the 58th presidential inauguration. Shioji is a member of the U.S. Army concert band.

Jan
20
2017

Deseret News: Why more and more college students are finding mental health support online

Jan. 13, 2017
Article about how campus counseling centers are experiencing increasing demand for their services as recent data shows the number of students seeking campus counseling services has grown nationally more than five times faster than enrollment, according to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health. Baylor is among several Texas universities that have recently adopted an online cognitive behavioral therapy program called Therapy Assisted Online to help provide more services for students with mild depression and anxiety.

Jan
20
2017

KOXE-FM (Brownwood, Texas): Renown speaker to be featured at HPU

Jan. 19, 2017
Roger E. Olson, Ph.D., Foy Valentine Professor of Christian Theology and Ethics at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, will be a featured guest speaker at Howard Payne University’s 10th annual Currie-Strickland Distinguished Lectures in Christian Ethics in February.

Jan
20
2017

Waco Tribune-Herald: Deivanayagam named to replace Freeman as court-at-law judge

Jan. 17, 2017
Vik Deivanayagam, J.D. '96, has been selected to succeed retiring County Court-At-Law Judge Mike Freeman, filling the last two years of Freeman's unexpired term, after a unanimous vote by McLennan County commissioners. Deivanayagam is also an adjunct professor at Baylor Law School.

Jan
20
2017

Waco Tribune-Herald: Work to start on Mission Waco’s Urban REAP aquaponics project

Jan. 18, 2017
Developers recently broke ground on the Urban Renewable Energy and Agricultural Project, a new $392,000 project that will become a hot spot for raising food, catching and storing rainwater and teaching students the value of energy conservation. Mission Waco championed the cause of creating project, which will feature an aquaponics greenhouse, commercial composting, rainwater catchment and purification, raised grow beds, solar panels and recycling efforts. Baylor engineering students from the School of Engineering and Computer Science will assist with the project.

Jan
19
2017

Track. Track & Field Travels North For Rod McCravy Memorial

For the fourth-straight year, Baylor's track and field teams will compete at the University of Kentucky's Rod McCravy Memorial meet on Friday and Saturday at Nutter Field House in Lexington, Ky.

Jan
19
2017

W. Basketball. Davis, Jones Included on Wooden Award Midseason 25

Baylor women's basketball is the only Big 12 Conference program to have players recognized in the Wooden Award Midseason 25. The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced this week that senior forward Nina Davis and redshirt senior guard Alexis Jones are in consideration for the 41st John R. Wooden Award, which honors the most outstanding basketball player of the year.

Jan
19
2017

Lariat reporters to cover Inauguration live — thanks in part to D.C.-area alumni

Eight years ago, a team of Baylor journalism students covered the presidential inauguration live in Washington, D.C. This week, seven more Baylor students are enjoying the same experience — thanks in part to a group of D.C.-area alumni. The team of seven students includes five Lariat staff members (editor-in-chief Gavin Pugh, digital managing editor Didi Martinez, broadcast […]