Faculty & Staff News

Apr
19
2014

Track. Track and Field Closes Hart-Patterson In Style

In the final collegiate meet at Hart-Patterson Track and Field Complex, the Baylor track and field team won nine events during the Michael Johnson Classic on Saturday.

Apr
19
2014

Baseball. Castano, Baseball Salvage Finale at K-State

Baylor baseball salvaged the series finale 3-1 at Kansas State on Saturday night at Tointon Family Stadium.

Apr
19
2014

Softball. Strickland's Surge Continues; Canion, SB Blank OSU, 8-0 to Take Series

For the second-straight game, Baylor's Jordan Strickland homered twice and Whitney Canion tossed a three-hit shutout in an 8-0 win at OSU Saturday.

Apr
19
2014

Track. Freshman Sprinter Has Sights Set on Rio in 2016

Trayvon Bromell doesn't believe that the sky is the limit. That's not high or far enough.

Apr
18
2014

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Scratches Out 4-3 Victory at No. 20 Texas

Freshman Blair Shankle won a third-set tiebreaker to propel the 14th-ranked Baylor women's tennis team to a 4-3 victory over No. 20 Texas on Friday at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center.

Apr
18
2014

Baseball. Baseball Loses Tough Game at K-State, 6-4

Baylor baseball suffered a tough 6-4 loss in the series middle game at Kansas State on Friday night at Tointon Family Stadium.

Apr
18
2014

Softball. Strickland Powers SB to 10-2 Win at OSU in Moore's 1,000th Game

In head coach Glenn Moore's 1,000th game as a college head coach, Jordan Strickland's two-homer, seven-RBI performance led Baylor to a 10-2 win at Oklahoma State.

Apr
18
2014

W. Equestrian. Georgia Ends EQ's Season with Narrow 7-6 Victory

Georgia ended Baylor's equestrian season with a 7-6 win in the NCEA quarterfinals round at the Extraco Center Friday.

Apr
18
2014

Happy Easter, Baylor family!

Today and Monday are holidays for the entire Baylor campus, allowing students, faculty and staff some time off to spend with family around what is arguably the most important day in the Christian calendar: Easter. As we enjoy the time off, let’s also keep an attitude of thankfulness for what this weekend means. First and foremost, of course, […]

Apr
18
2014

Track. Track & Field Hosts Michael Johnson Classic

Baylor's top-25 track and field squads will welcome a strong contingent of teams to Waco for the 2014 Michael Johnson Dr Pepper Classic on Saturday at the Hart-Patterson Track and Field Complex.

Apr
17
2014

Baseball. Baseball Doomed by K-State's Five-Run Sixth Inning

Baylor baseball fell 8-2 in the series opener at Kansas State on Thursday night at Tointon Family Stadium.

Apr
17
2014

Softball. Late Rally Comes Up Short as SB Falls to OSU, 2-1

The Lady Bears' seventh-inning rally fell short and Oklahoma State took a 2-1 win at Cowgirl Softball Stadium Thursday night.

Apr
17
2014

W. Equestrian. EQ Advances to NCEA Quarterfinals with 12-4 Win over UTM

WACO, Texas - The Baylor equestrian team advanced to Friday's quarterfinals Thursday with a 12-4 win over UT Martin at the Extraco Center in the opening round of the NCEA Championship.

Apr
17
2014

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Finishes Regular Season at Texas

The14th-ranked Baylor women's tennis team will travel to face 20th-ranked Texas in its final regular season matchup at 5 p.m. on Friday at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center in Austin, Texas.

Apr
17
2014

Alum’s book captures first responders’ stories from West

A year ago today, the Baylor community sprang into action following the tragic explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, just 20 miles up I-35 from Waco. Students organized a midnight prayer rally on campus just a few hours after the blast. The next day was scheduled to be Diadeloso, but was quickly turned […]

Apr
17
2014

Baylor School of Education Professor Honored with Outstanding Professor Award

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2014) — Paul La Bounty, Ph.D., associate professor of health, human performance and recreation (HHPR) in the Baylor School of Education, is the recipient of the Collins Outstanding Professor Award for 2014. The Collins Professor is chosen each year by a vote of Baylor’s senior class.

Apr
17
2014

Marshall News Messenger: TB&T chairman one of four named to Texas Bankers Hall of Fame

April 12, 2014
Rogers Pope Sr., who earned his degree in economics from Baylor, has been selected as one of four 2014 honorees to be inducted to the Texas Bankers Hall of Fame. The chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Texas Bank and Trust in Longview is a former member of the Baylor Board of Regents and the Hankamer School of Business Advisory Council.

Apr
17
2014

Mental Trauma persists a year after West fertilizer blast

April 17, 2014
Article about the mental health of those who experienced the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, quotes Jim Ellor, Ph.D., a professor in Baylor’s School of Social Work who has worked with a team of therapists to provide counseling to residents since the explosion.

Apr
17
2014

Midland Daily News: Study: Stronger kids have less risk of diabetes, heart disease

April 17, 2014
Article on a recent study that suggests adolescent boys and girls who have greater muscle strength are at a lower risk for heart disease and diabetes. Paul M. Gordon, Ph.D., chair and professor of health, human performance and recreation at Baylor's School of Education, was the study’s corresponding author and noted that strengthening activities may be just as important as aerobic fitness. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Apr
17
2014

Psychology Today: 5 Simple Steps to End Any Fight

Article offering suggestions on how to resolve conflict in relationships mentions a research by Keith Sanford, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, who found that negative communication between couples doesn't always result in negative resolutions and that avoiding negative communication doesn't always result in positive resolutions. (This story was placed by Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, who covers the psychology and neuroscience department.)