Faculty & Staff News
Baylor's No. 9-ranked men's basketball team hosts Oklahoma on Tuesday night at the Ferrell Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. CT on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.
The Baylor women’s track and field team moved up to No. 7 in the Week 5 edition of the NCAA National Team Computer Rankings that the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released Monday.
Sure, parents of college students everywhere send encouraging text messages and the occasional box of cookies to their kids away at college. But Baylor parents take it a step further, truly becoming part of the Baylor family. Whether they live close to campus or thousands of miles away, here are four special ways Baylor parents support Baylor students: […]
Feb. 13, 2017
Article originally in the Waco Tribune-Herald and now on the Associated Press wire about new research by Baylor University and its partners that examines how flexible classroom furniture can help learning environments become more engaging by allowing students to get up, move around and collaborate more.
Feb. 8, 2017
Sixty percent of all emergency shelter beds, considered the “safety net of all safety nets,” in 11 cities are provided through faith-based organizations, just one of the findings from a new study released Feb. 1 in Washington, D.C., by Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion.
Feb. 14, 2017
An 11-city study by Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) found that faith-based groups had provided nearly 60 percent of emergency shelter beds in those cities over the past two years. Quoted is researcher Byron Johnson, Ph.D., ISR co-director.
Feb. 18, 2017
VIDEO: Black History Month feature on Baylor senior basketball student-athlete Ishmail Wainright, who learned in 2007 that his grandfather was Maurice King, the first African-American starter for the University of Kansas men’s basketball team. In this story, which was filmed at Baylor’s Armstrong Browning Library, Wainright reads a letter to his grandfather and shares how he honored his grandfather’s name with a special jersey when Wainright played for the final time at Kansas’ Allen Fieldhouse.
Feb. 17, 2017
VIDEO: A team of researchers from Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, including Elizabeth Goatley, Ph.D., assistant professor of social work, met last week with a group of local ministries in Laredo and provided a toolkit these organizations can use to help victims of human trafficking.
Feb. 10, 2017
This story features new research by Baylor’s Peter Klein, Ph.D., professor of entrepreneurship and senior fellow in the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. Klein’s research, published in Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, shows that the establishment of university-affiliated incubators is often followed by a reduction in the quality of university innovations.
Jan. 27, 2017
Doug Johnson, B.S. (Geology) '81, has been appointed to the Oklahoma Energy Resources board of directors.
Feb. 19, 2017
A Baylor University digitized collection of love letters between a Confederate soldier and the East Texas girl to whom he was secretly engaged reveal both an “insider’s view” and the perspective from “the home front” during the Civil War. Quoted is Eric Ames, curator of digital collections for Baylor University Libraries, who scanned, transcribed and uploaded the loaned documents to the website of The Texas Collection, housed in Baylor’s Carroll Library. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story idea locally and nationally.)
Working with Children Workshop today! UBreak this Friday! Join for free breakfast and coffee.
Women’s Sports and Entertainment Network: Meyers Taylor and Jones win Women’s Bobsled World Championship
Feb. 18, 2017
Team USA members Kehri Jones, B.S.Ed. (General Studies) ’14, M.S. (Exercise Physiology) ’15, and Elana Meyers Taylor won the women’s bobsled World Championship title in Konigssee, Germany. This was Jones’ second World Championship appearance and her first World Championship medal. Jones was a track letterwinner at Baylor in 2014 and 2015.
No. 23/24 Baylor softball (7-3) split the final day of the 2017 Getterman Classic, clinching the tournament title with a walk-off, 7-6 win over UTSA (2-5).
No. 4/4 Baylor women’s basketball (25-2, 14-1) and No. 8/8 Texas (21-5, 14-1) collide at 8 p.m. (CT) on Monday, Feb. 20, inside the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The winner will take a one-game advantage in the Big 12 regular season title race.
The 13th-ranked Baylor men's tennis team concluded action at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships with a 4-2 loss to No. 9 USC Sunday at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
Baylor men's golf shot a final round 4-under-par 284 on Sunday to win The All-American Intercollegiate, presented by Coca-Cola, at Golf Club of Houston. The Bears finished at 28-under 836, five strokes in front of No. 1-ranked Vanderbilt.
The Baylor women’s tennis team (6-1) dropped their first match of the season, 7-0, to No. 10 Michigan (7-1) on Sunday afternoon in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Wolverines lead the all-time series 3-1.
Baylor baseball took down Niagara 21-6 in the second game of a doubleheader to sweep its season-opening series on Saturday evening at Baylor Ballpark.
The 13th-ranked Baylor men's tennis team bounced back from its first loss of the season to upset No. 10 Georgia, 4-2, Saturday in consolation play at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.