Faculty & Staff News
No. 24 Baylor soccer dropped a 1-0 decision in double overtime to Iowa State on Friday evening at Betty Lou Mays Field.
Baylor women's tennis saw a trio advance in singles action and its top doubles pair move on to day three of the ITA Texas Regional Presented by Oracle at Hurd Tennis Center Friday.
On the opening day of the ITA Texas Regional Championships Presented by Oracle, the Baylor men's tennis team had three singles players and one doubles duo go undefeated Friday at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center.
No. 4 Baylor equestrian (3-1, 0-0) will open its 2016-17 Big 12 conference schedule on the road, facing the Oklahoma State Cowgirls (1-1, 0-0) on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Totusek Arena in Stillwater, Okla.
Baylor volleyball (17-6, 5-2) closes the first half of the double round-robin conference schedule, squaring off with the Oklahoma Sooners (12-8, 3-4) on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.
Moody Memorial Library. For half a century, it’s been where textbooks are studied, all-nighters are pulled, projects are procrastinated, and friendships are formed. So much time is spent in “Club Moody” that many call it their second home on campus. October 21, 2016 marks 50 years since its groundbreaking. Plans for a new library came […]
Her: “[We met] in Penland.” Him: “In the make-your-own-sandwich line.” Her: “No it wasn’t; we had mutual friends! He was a KOT, and I was a Kappa. … [If you could do your whole Baylor experience over again, would you? What would be different?] Her: “[Baylor] was the best four years of my life, besides […]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2016) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Distinguished Alumna Alma Hazel Rohm, a beloved Southern Baptist emeritus missionary who served for more than half a century in Nigeria. Rohm finished her mission on Oct. 17 at the age of 90, when she went to spend eternity with her God and Savior. Services will be held Dec. 8 and 9 in Iwo, Nigeria, where she will be buried.
Oct. 18, 2016
Congress' inaction on the $7.25 hourly minimum wage has prompted voters in four states to consider an increase, and another state is considering wages for the youngest workers, according to this Associated Press story. “It almost always passes when it gets on the ballot," said Jerold Waltman, Ph.D., R.W. Morrison Professor of Political Science, who is quoted. “Most Americans have a fundamental sense of fairness, that if you work, you ought to make enough to make a living wage on. Democrats and Republicans seem to agree on this.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers political science research and faculty.)
Oct. 6, 2016
A Baylor University study found families who spend time relaxing together were more satisfied than those who engaged in exotic outside activities as a family. Researchers say taking part in unfamiliar activity may actually be distracting by over-stimulating people’s minds, giving them less time to focus on enjoying one another’s company. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in family and consumer sciences.)
Physician, Historian to Discuss ‘Medical Miracles,’ Intersection of Science and Religion at Charles Edmonson Historical Lectures
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2016) – Jacalyn Duffin, Ph.D., M.D., will give two lectures on the history of medicine for the 2016 Charles Edmonson Historical Lectures at Baylor University. The lectures are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, and Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Room 240 of the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
Oct. 15, 2016
Blake Heller, Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering, was awarded the $3,000 Ted Neward Scholarship by the Society of Plastics Engineers.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2016) – Baylor University’s Presidential Search Committee has completed more than 80 hours of listening sessions – both on and off campus – with various groups of faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends and University administrators, who have provided their valuable input regarding the professional and personal characteristics and experiences important to the University’s next president.
Sept. 16, 2016
In this Q&A with Quora, Bill Poucher, Ph.D., professor of computer science in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, provides advice and encouragement for young people. “Life is first received as a blessing from your parents. The circumstances are not always ideal. But, YOU are. Your life is strengthened by the gifts of others, from family, friends, and community. Don’t get lost in the myriad of motives. Simply be a good friend. Your gift of life was meant to grow and be spent by you helping others.”
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2016) — Religious liberty expert Timothy Shah, Ph.D., of Georgetown University will present the Laura Blanche Jackson Endowed Lectureship in World Issues on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at Baylor University.
Oct. 21, 2016
Baylor Distinguished Alumna Alma Hazel Rohm, B.A. ’47, who served more than five decades as a Baptist missionary in Africa, died Oct. 17 in Nigeria. She was 90 years old. Rohm retired in 2004 and returned to the United States after serving the fourth-longest tenure among missionaries with the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board. She returned to Nigeria in 2008 and lived and served there until her death.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including lectures on medical history from the former president of the American Association for the History of Medicine, a concert by the jazz group the Dan Haerle Quartet and a lecture by criminal justice reformer Adam Foss, who gave a TED Talk on criminal justice reform that has been viewed more than one million times.
Oct. 18, 2016
VIDEO: Joanna Gaines, B.A. (Communication Specialist) '01, is featured in this story about her life and home. In the interview, Gaines talked about her design inspiration and fulfilling her dream of opening a bakery. Gaines also shared her favorite spots at the Magnolia Silos and in her Waco home, where she said the focal point of the laundry room is a wash and fold logo as a memento of one of husband Chip Gaines' early business ventures. “When we were dating, one of Chip’s business ventures was a wash and fold down by Baylor University,” Joanna Gaines said. “As a surprise to him, I had a local artist paint a wash and fold logo over the washer/dryer. He loved it, and it’s my favorite part of that space.”