Accolades

[George Cobb]
7/20/2015
WACO, Texas (July 20, 2015) – George Cobb, Ph.D., chair of the Baylor University’s environmental science department in the College of Arts & Sciences, was named a 2015 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow. Cobb was one of 78 people selected and will be honored in August, at the society’s fall national meeting in Boston.
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7/20/2015
WACO, Texas (July 20, 2015) – For the fifth consecutive year, Baylor University has attained elite honor roll status in the “Great Colleges to Work For” survey released today by The Chronicle of Higher Education. No other university in the history of the survey has made the Great Colleges honor roll more than Baylor, according to ModernThink LLC, the firm that conducts the annual survey of faculty and staff at 281 colleges and universities.
[Veterans Clinic Sign]
7/1/2015
WACO, Texas (July 1, 2015) — For the first time in Baylor Law School history, the State Bar of Texas has awarded a grant to support and foster the ongoing effort of the Baylor Law School Veterans’ Assistance Clinic to provide Texas military veterans free legal counsel.
[Fiske 2016 badge]
7/1/2015
WACO, Texas (July 1, 2015) – Baylor University again has been named a “Best Buy” in the 2016 edition of the best-selling Fiske Guide to Colleges.
[Judge Starr Doc Anderson presentation]
6/29/2015
WACO, Texas (June 29, 2015) – State Rep. Charles “Doc” Anderson, R-District 56, congratulated Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today on his fifth anniversary as the University’s leader with a special presentation.
[Kevin J. Gutzwiller]
6/26/2015
WACO, Texas (June 26, 2015) –Kevin J. Gutzwiller, Ph.D., professor of biology, and Jay Pulliam, Ph.D., The W.M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geophysics, both in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, have been selected as the 2015 Baylor Centennial Professors by the Centennial Faculty Development Review Committee.
[law school]
6/15/2015
WACO, Texas (June 15, 2015) – Baylor Law School hosted its annual Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition on June 7, and the winner walked away with a $10,000 prize and the title of the nation’s “Top Gun.”
[Johanna Bridges]
5/27/2015
WACO, Texas (May 27, 2015) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) junior Johanna Bridges was elected to serve on the 2015-2016 Board of Directors for the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). Bridges who currently serves as president for the Baylor Student Nurses Association at LHSON is the first Baylor student to serve in a national role for NSNA.
[Virtuoso]
5/21/2015
WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor a cappella group VirtuOSO was pitch perfect as they placed fourth at this year’s International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA).
[Baylor Law School]
5/5/2015
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2015) – Baylor Law School has been selected to receive the 2015 American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award, making it only the third law school in the nation to be honored with the award since 1984.
[Toben Clements Starr]
5/5/2015
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2015) – Jerry Clements, J.D. ’81, chair of the international firm Locke Lord, has been selected by the Baylor Law Alumni Association Executive Committee as the 2015 Baylor Lawyer of the Year.
[Debakey scholars]
5/1/2015
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2015) – Seven Baylor Medical Humanities students have been awarded the 2015 Michael E. DeBakey, Selma DeBakey and Lois DeBakey Endowed Scholarship Fund.
[PBL winners]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – Baylor’s freshly minted Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter has set a precedent of success after bringing home 43 awards April 10-11 at the 2015 State Leadership Conference at The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson.
[Stephanie Wong]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – Stephanie Wong, a doctoral candidate in the department of geology in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has received her third Farvolden Award for a presentation on groundwater and stream interactions at the 2015 National Groundwater Association Summit.
[Kelsey Mann]
4/24/2015
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University senior Kelsey Mann was named runner-up in the national Sales Student of the Year Award competition held by the American Marketing Association (AMA) and the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA).
[Model Organization of American States]
4/23/2015
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Ten members of Baylor’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to participate in the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS) hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas.
[David Lyle Jeffrey]
4/23/2015
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – David Lyle Jeffrey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in Baylor’s Honors College, has been honored as the 12th Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
[Brandon Martinez]
4/20/2015
WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) – Three Baylor University doctoral students - Brandon Martinez, V.H. Satheeshkumar and Logan Gage - received Outstanding Dissertation Awards from the Baylor University Graduate School, recognizing their exceptional scholarship, research and writing.
4/16/2015
WACO, Texas (April 16, 2015) — The Baylor New Venture Competition, hosted by the department of entrepreneurship in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, awarded more than $130,000 in cash and prizes to student teams pitching original business plans.
[UN]
4/9/2015
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2015) – Sixteen Baylor University students who participated in the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City have been recognized as an "Honorable Mention Delegation."
[Andrasi]
4/7/2015
WACO, Texas (April 7, 2015) – Elizabeth Andrasi, a third-year Master of Divinity student at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University, has been selected by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program for future clergy taking place this summer in New York, Germany and Poland.
[Baylor trumpet ensemble]
3/31/2015
WACO, Texas (March 31, 2015) – Baylor Trumpets Green ensemble returned victorious from this year’s National Trumpet Competition (NTC) at Messiah College in Pennsylvania.
[Richard Russell]
3/31/2015
WACO, Texas (March 31, 2015) – “Seamus Heaney’s Regions,” a book by Richard Rankin Russell, Ph.D., graduate program director and professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the 2014 Robert Penn Warren-Cleanth Brooks Award for literary scholarship and criticism.
[Miki Wang]
3/30/2015
WACO, Texas (March 30, 2015) – After winning first place at the Dallas regionals of the 2015 Texas State Japanese Speech Contest, Baylor senior Miki Wang said “konnichiwa”–Japanese for “hello”– to another first-place victory at the Texas State Japanese Speech Contest.
3/11/2015
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2015) – Three Baylor students of the Japanese language have placed in the top five at the Dallas regionals of the 2015 Texas State Japanese Speech Contest.
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