Faculty & Staff News
No. 21/22 Baylor baseball dropped a 15-9 decision to UTSA on Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (18-7) trailed from the get-go and were not able to keep up with the Roadrunners (12-11) offense.
After playing 14 of the last 17 games on the road, the No. 13/14 Baylor Lady Bears return to the friend¬ly confines of Getterman Stadium for a seven game home stand, kicking off the stretch with a midweek matchup with the Abilene Christian Wildcats (18-13) on Wednesday, March 28, at 6 p.m.
The majority of Baylor's track and field team will be in action at the 90th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, presented by Spectrum Wednesday through Saturday in Austin, Texas.
WACO, Texas – Baylor softball pitcher Kelsee Selman was named the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week, announced Tuesday by the conference office.
Baylor basketball forward Johnathan Motley is on the Associated Press All-America second team, the organization announced Tuesday. With the recognition, Motley becomes Baylor's first consensus All-America selection.
Baylor acrobatics & tumbling junior back/base Lauren Sturm was named National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) Player of the Week, the organization announced Tuesday.
Baylor fourth-year junior guard Al Freeman will graduate and transfer at the end of the spring semester, head coach Scott Drew announced Monday. As a graduate transfer, Freeman will be eligible immediately at another institution.
Senior guard Alexis Jones will compete in the 2017 State Farm 3-Point Championships at Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix on Thursday, March 30 at 9 p.m. (CT). She is one of eight top shooting talents invited to showcase her skills live in the Marine’s Women’s 3-Point competition on ESPN.
While many eyes were on March Madness basketball last weekend, the Baylor equestrian team was busy winning the university’s third Big 12 title of 2017. Head coach Ellen White’s squad hosted this year’s Big 12 Championship at the Willis Family Equestrian Center, and the Bears kept the trophy right here in Waco by winning their third conference […]
AllGov.com: Executive Director of the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships: Who Is Melissa Rogers?
March 24, 2017
Feature on Melissa Rogers, B.A. (History) ’88, who served as executive director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships from March 2013 through the end of the Obama administration. Before he left office, President Obama appointed Rogers to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council. She also returned to her position as non-resident fellow with the Brookings Institution and began teaching a course in Transformational Leadership at Yale University Divinity School.
March 27, 2017
Churches of various denominations will assemble in McLane Stadium for prayer and worship on April 9 in Baylor’s McLane Lane Stadium. Two years ago, The Gathering made history by being the largest assembly of Christians in the history of Waco, attracting about 35,000 people.
March 28, 2017
AUDIO: Eric Metaxas, a best-selling author, speaker and nationally syndicated radio host, speaks about the importance of keeping Christians in the public square, focusing on recent research by Byron R. Johnson, Ph.D., co-founder of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, and William Wubbenhorst, a non-resident ISR fellow, about the quantity and quality of the work that faith-based organizations do for the homeless day in and day out. Their research found that FBOs are “at the forefront of innovation” in helping to transform homeless people and their families through a variety of education, healthcare, job training and addiction recovery services.
March 24, 2017
This column cites a finding of the Baylor Religion Survey that people tend to view God in one of four ways: judgmental and engaged with humanity; benevolent and engaged; distant and removed; and judgmental but not currently engaged with humanity, instead waiting until Judgment Day.
March 28, 2017
Baylor School of Education faculty Perry L. Glanzer, Ph.D., professor of educational foundations, and Nathan F. Alleman, Ph.D., associate professor of higher education studies, along with Todd C. Ream, Ph.D., B.A. (Religion) ’93, professor of higher education at Taylor University and a research fellow at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, discuss their new book, “Restoring the Soul of the University: Unifying Christian Higher Education in a Fragmented Age” (InterVarsity Press), which seeks to promote faith and theology as central to colleges and universities.
March 27, 2017
VIDEO: Student artists speak about their work in a juried exhibition in Baylor’s Martin Museum of Art. Interviewed are sculptor Reid Sullivan, senior studio art major; Rachel Tyler Galvez, senior studio art major; and museum director Allison Chew Syltie.
LSE (London School of Economics) Business Review: Putting servant leadership to the test and doing away with skepticism
March 20, 2017
A blog post by Mitchell Neubert, Ph.D., professor of management and the Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business, and Emily Hunter, Ph.D., associate professor of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, regarding their recent study of servant leadership published in Leadership Quarterly.
Science Daily: People afraid of robots are much more likely to fear losing their jobs and to suffer anxiety
March 21, 2017
“Technophobes” — people who fear robots, artificial intelligence and new technology that they don’t understand — are much more likely to be afraid of losing their jobs due to technology and to suffer anxiety, according to a study by Paul McClure, Baylor sociologist in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. They are even more fearful of automation that could lead to job displacement than they are of other potentially threatening circumstances such as romantic rejection and public speaking.
March 27, 2017
J. Gordon Melton, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of American Religious History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, will speak on “How Dracula Made the Protestant Reformation Possible” at the “World Dracula Day Symposium 2017” May 25-26 at North Central Texas College’s Flower Mound campus. The symposium will celebrate the 120th Anniversary of the publication of Bram Stoker's “Dracula.” Melton is author of “The Vampire Book: the Encyclopedia of the Undead” and “The Vampire in Folklore, History, Literature, Film and Television: A Comprehensive Bibliography.”
Baylor women’s basketball sophomore Kalani Brown and redshirt senior Alexis Jones received Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention recognition on Monday. Jones is a second-time honorable mention honoree, while Brown is a first time selection.