Faculty & Staff News: News from Baylor
WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2014) – It’s less about money and more about mentoring. With students and teachers back in the classroom, it’s the time of year when many churches and congregations engage with local schools.
In preparation for Move-In days on Wednesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 21, Baylor University will CLOSE some campus parking lots and interior streets beginning Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m., and will change traffic patterns during the morning Wednesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 21. All affected lots and streets are listed below.
Baylor University's McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience
WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — Baylor University, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and YinzCam today announced that the University's new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before.
Baylor University’s McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience
WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — Baylor University, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and YinzCam today announced that the University’s new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before.
Surprising Number of Older Adults Weathered ‘The Great Recession’ Without Financial Strain, Baylor Study Finds
WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — The “Great Recession” may have put a dent in many older adults’ pocketbooks, but a new study by Baylor University found that more than 40 percent reported a decrease in “financial strain” between 2006 and 2010.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2014) - The closing of summer at Baylor University also marks the completion of degrees for many Baylor students. Graduating students will walk across the stage and shake the hand of President and Chancellor Ken Starr during Summer Commencement ceremonies Saturday, Aug. 16, in Baylor’s Ferrell Center.
Baylor’s First Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate Completes Internship at Renowned Sandia National Laboratories
WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2014) – It started with Lego towers.
Then, as Sarah Stair’s love of building things grew, she advanced to constructing weight-bearing bridges out of paper and participating in the egg-drop contest – a rite of passage for students involved in science Olympiads and other such competitions.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — People living in countries with governments that spend more on social services report being more contented, according to a Baylor University study.
Thirty-five Baylor University Law School students were awarded their Juris Doctor degrees during the School’s summer commencement ceremonies.
WACO, Texas (August 13, 2014) – For years, employers and experts have been trying to reverse the exodus of women from information technology positions. They’re failing.
Baylor University’s Civics Engagement Camp Provides Students with Opportunities to Impact their Communities
WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2014) – More than 90 fifth-through ninth-graders are participating in iEngage, a civics engagement summer camp Aug. 11-15 at Baylor University, where they are learning how to make a difference in their neighborhoods, schools and communities and build leadership skills.
The monthly test of the outdoor mass notification and indoor voice evacuation systems will occur this Friday, August 15th between 1:00 and 1:15 PM. There will be three activations of the systems during this 15 minute period, each activation approximately 30 seconds long.
Anxiety and Amen: Prayer Doesn’t Ease Symptoms of Anxiety-Related Disorders for Everyone, Baylor Study Finds
WACO, Texas (Aug. 12, 2014) — Whether the problem is health, enemies, poverty or difficulty with aging, “Take your burden to the Lord and leave it there,” suggested the late gospel musician Charles A. Tindley. But when it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer doesn’t have the same effect for everybody, according to a Baylor University researcher.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 11, 2014) – Baylor University and Blinn College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.
Paintings Depicting History of Baylor and Texas, Created by Baylor's First Art Professor, On Display At Martin Museum of Art
WACO, Texas (Aug. 11, 2014) – Baylor University’s Martin Museum of Art is hosting the <i>Henry McArdle: Texas Painter, Patriot, and Baylor Professor</i> and <i>Roy Hanscom: Containers</i> exhibitions from Aug. 12 through Sept. 21.
Community Religious Beliefs Influence Whether Married Women Work Outside the Home, Baylor Study Finds
WACO, Texas (Aug. 6, 2014) — Married women who live in communities in which a higher proportion of the population belongs to conservative religious traditions — such as evangelical or Mormon — are more likely to choose not to work outside the home, even if the women are not members of those faith groups, according to a Baylor University study.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 4, 2014) -- Funeral services have been set for a Baylor University School of Music graduate who died along with another Baylor student in a one-car accident that injured two other students July 29 in Central Texas. They were traveling to the International Clarinet Association conference at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
WACO, Texas (August 1, 2014) – Throughout the summer months, Baylor University students, staff and faculty members dispersed around the globe through discipline-specific mission trips to serve, work and reach those whom many don’t get the privilege to meet.
WACO, Texas (July 31, 2013) – Baylor University is grieved at the loss of alumnus and former McAllen mayor Jack Allen Whetsel of Austin, formerly of McAllen, who passed away July 29, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at First Presbyterian Church, 104 S. 12th Street, in McAllen.
On Sunday, Aug. 31, Baylor University will celebrate its inaugural game, opening the spectacular new on-campus McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River. Coach Art Briles and the defending Big 12 Champion Baylor Bears take on the SMU Mustangs in a game that kicks off at 6:30 p.m. after an exciting series of pre-game events and ceremonies.