Faculty & Staff News: Featured
Nov. 16, 2015
Baylor University mechanical engineering student Alex Le Roux has revealed the latest version of the concrete 3D printer he first unveiled over the summer. Le Roux added significant improvements to the printer’s electronic and mechanical hardware, which helps it reach impressive printing speeds. The printer would primarily be used to print large-scale concrete components that could be combined into larger construction projects.
Nov. 20, 2015
James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is the featured expert in this “Good Morning America” segment with ABC reporter Mara Schiavocampo addressing families and their use of cellphones. The story centers on a Philadelphia family of four, who allowed their cellphone use to be tracked for a week. Tracking was done using video cameras and a smartphone app. Roberts, known nationally and internationally for his research on smartphone addiction and its effects, flew to Philadelphia to film the segment, in which he meets with the family to discuss their smartphone habits and shares tips to help them curb their use and break away from the pull of technology. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, has pitched Roberts’ research nationally. He worked with ABC and Good Morning America to organize the interview.)
WACO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2015) – Baylor University’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) returned from the Mock Organization of American States (OAS) competition at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with their hands full of awards and their stomachs full of jambalaya.
The Hankamer name means business here at Baylor, and has for more than five decades. Fifty-five years ago this month — Nov. 12, 1960 — the cornerstone was laid for the Hankamer Building at the corner of 5th Street and Speight Avenue. When the building was completed six months later, it would house the first of generations of […]