Faculty & Staff News

Feb
20
2017

M. Basketball. No. 9 Men's Basketball Hosts Oklahoma

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.

Feb
20
2017

Track. Women’s Track & Field Achieves Program-High Ranking

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.

Feb
20
2017

Four ways Baylor parents support Baylor students

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
20
2017

AP/Washington Times: Flexing learning areas help students in some Texas schools

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
20
2017

Ave Maria Radio: Faith-Based Groups Doing Most of the ‘Heavy Lifting’ to Fight Homelessness: Study

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
20
2017

Cronkite News (PBS/AZ): Report cites prevalence of faith-based groups in homeless fight

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
20
2017

ESPN College Gameday: Ishmail Wainright

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
20
2017

KGNS-TV (Laredo/NBC): Human Trafficking Toolkit Provided for Religious Organizations in Laredo

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
20
2017

Science Daily: University incubators may lead to lower-quality innovation, new study shows

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.

Feb
20
2017

Tulsa World: Newsmakers: HoganTaylor announces new partners

Jan. 27, 2017
Doug Johnson, B.S. (Geology) '81, has been appointed to the Oklahoma Energy Resources board of directors.

Feb
20
2017

Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor's digitized letters show hardships of love during Civil War

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.)

Feb
20
2017

What's New BU February 20, 2017

Working with Children Workshop today! UBreak this Friday! Join for free breakfast and coffee.

Feb
20
2017

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.

Feb
19
2017

Softball. No. 23/24 SB Walks Off with Getterman Classic Title

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).

Feb
19
2017

W. Basketball. No. 4/4 WBB Battles Texas Monday

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.

Feb
19
2017

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Stumbles Against No. 9 USC, 4-2

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.

Feb
19
2017

M. Golf. Men's Golf Wins The All-American, Dossey Medalist

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.

Feb
19
2017

W. Tennis. WT Falls to No. 10 Michigan

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.

Feb
18
2017

Baseball. Baseball Sweeps Niagara Series with 21-6 Win

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.

Feb
18
2017

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Upsets No. 10 Georgia, 4-2

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.