WACO, Texas (Dec. 5, 2013) - Working with gifted and talented students is nothing new for Susan Johnsen, Ph.D., director of gifted programs in the School of Education at Baylor University. In addition to her day job, she is editor of "Gifted Child Today," coauthor of more than 200 articles, monographs, technical reports and dozens of books related to gifted education, and author of three tests used in identifying gifted students.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2013) -- After four weeks of head-to-head competition in alumni giving, Baylor University young alumni demonstrated their pride in the University by joining together in support of the inaugural Baylor vs. TCU Young Alumni Challenge. At the final count, 1,315 Baylor young alumni made gifts to the University totaling more than $164,500.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2013) -Baylor vocalists recently competed in the Texas and Oklahoma regional competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). Semi-finalists from Baylor were placed in all 10 collegiate divisions, with 11 of those students going on to become finalists. Four students earned first place, each in a different division.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2013) - Students and faculty from the department of family & consumer sciences at Baylor University received multiple awards and scholarships for their work from the national and state Make it with Wool competition earlier this month.
Baylor's Trena Wilkerson Elected to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' Board of Directors
WACO, Texas (Nov. 19, 2013) - Trena Wilkerson was on the other side of the globe when she heard the news.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2013) - George Cobb, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of environmental science in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, has received the Herb Ward Exceptional Service Award from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2013) - Baylor Law School once again is No. 1 in the state's bar exam passage rate. Results of the July Texas Bar exam released Oct. 31 show Baylor Law School with a 97.52 percent pass rate, topping the list of the nine law schools in Texas.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2013) - Baylor University's executive MBA program is ranked No. 98 in the world, according to the Financial Times' 2013 rankings. It also was ranked No. 44 for international course curriculum.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2013) - For the fourth consecutive year, Baylor University is one of the few institutions nationwide to earn an "A" for its high-quality core curriculum, according to a report on the state of general education at the nation's colleges and universities from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA).
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2013) - Rishi Sriram, Ph.D., an assistant professor of higher education and student affairs and the graduate program coordinator of educational administration at Baylor, received the Faculty Member of the Year award at the Texas Association of College & University Student Personnel Administrators (TACUSPA) annual conference Oct. 14.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2013) -- James W. Ellor, Ph.D., a professor in the School of Social Work at Baylor, and Sara Dolan, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, have been chosen for a major state award for their volunteer crisis intervention work in the city of West following the fertilizer plant explosion in April in which 15 people were killed.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 22, 2013)- The Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) has awarded Ted Powers, Ph.D., retired departmental chair and Professor Emeritus of health, human performance and recreation in Baylor University's School of Education, with the 2013 David K. Brace Award for excellence and leadership.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2013) - Kiplinger's Personal Finance has included Baylor University at No. 54 on its list of the country's 100 best values in private colleges. Kiplinger's annual list ranks 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges, which appears online at www.kiplinger.com/links/college.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 10, 2014) - Baylor Law School is ranked as one of the 50 Best Law Schools in the U.S. by the business and technology news website, Business Insider.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2013) - Baylor football isn't the only team making headlines for outstanding performance these days. The Baylor Symphony Orchestra has received a Special Judges' Citation for Technical and Musical Excellence in the college division from The American Prize competition.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 1, 2013) -- Baylor University professor Ray Bagby, Ph.D., was awarded The Entrepreneurship Division of Academy of Management's "Dedication to Entrepreneurship" Award for 2013.
Master's Candidate Sarah Stair Receives Scholarship for Work on Non-Destructive Characterization of Materials
WACO, Texas (Sept. 27, 2014) - Though they may be fun to test and cool to watch, crash testing with black and yellow dummies as passengers could be no more, thanks to work being done by Sarah Stair, a master's candidate for mechanical engineering in the Baylor School of Engineering and Computer Science.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2013) -- Corey P. Carbonara, Ph.D., a professor of film and digital media in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, has been named the recipient of the Nat Tiffen Award for outstanding educational contributions to the art and craft of cinematography, awarded Sept. 27 in Los Angeles by the International Cinematographers Guild.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2013) -- J. Gordon Melton, Ph.D., the Distinguished Professor of American Religious History of Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion, has been honored with the Distinguished Service Award by The General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 4, 2013) - Scholars tend to be known as never having enough to say. It's not too often that one is rendered speechless.
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