Accolades

[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.
[Cheryl Riley]
2/26/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Cheryl Riley, D.N.P., lecturer and coordinator of the Neonatal nursing program in Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, received an award for excellence in neonatal nursing by D Magazine.
[Lesley Wright]
2/26/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Lesley Wright, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, was honored with the 2015 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award for her work as faculty adviser for Baylor Baja.
[Steve Driese]
2/11/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2015) – Steven Driese, Ph.D., professor and chair of department of geology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, will speak at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on Feb. 13 in San Jose, California.
[UN awards]
2/6/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2015) – Over the weekend, 17 Baylor students of varying areas of study participated in the inaugural Texas Model United Nations conference hosted by the Osgood Center for International Studies and held at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. They brought home a multitude of awards.
[Kendall Artz]
2/2/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 2, 2015) – Kendall Artz, Ph.D., chair of the department of entrepreneurship and director of the Baylor Entrepreneurship Program in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, has been named a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow in Entrepreneurship by the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).
[Sarah Guberman]
1/27/2015
WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) – Sarah Guberman, a senior studying environmental science at Baylor University, has been awarded a fellowship through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Program.
[Waltman]
1/22/2015
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2015) – Each year, an exclusive group of academic titles are selected by Choice, a premier source of academic books and digital resources for scholars and students in higher education. This year, two Baylor professors made the list: Jerold Waltman, Ph.D., professor of political science, for his book “Congress, the Supreme Court, and Religious Liberty,” and Timothy Burns, Ph.D., professor of political science, for his book “Shakespeare’s Political Wisdom.”
[Roger Kirk]
1/21/2015
WACO, Texas (Jan. 21, 2015) -Roger Kirk, Ph.D., Baylor University Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, has been named the recipient of the Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award by the American Psychological Association (APA).
[Lindsay Wilkinson]
1/7/2015
WACO, Texas (Jan. 8, 2015) — Lindsay R. Wilkinson, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of sociology in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 2014 Senior Service America Junior Scholar Award from the Gerontological Society of America.
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12/29/2014
WACO, Texas (Dec. 29, 2014) – For the first time in its history, the Baylor Bear Foundation (BBF) has achieved a total of more than 5,000 members, and the organization is projected to set a record in annual fundraising of approximately $14 million to support student-athlete scholarships and other athletics programs.
[Jenkins]
12/18/2014
WACO, Texas (Dec. 18, 2014) — Christianity Today has given a 2015 Award of Merit to Baylor University scholar Philip Jenkins for his book “The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade” (HarperOne).
[Model UN team]
12/11/2014
WACO, Texas (Dec. 11, 2014) – The Baylor Model United Nations Traveling Team recently represented the university with success as 14 students participated in the American Model United Nations International Conference.
12/8/2014
WACO, Texas (Dec. 8, 2014) – Baylor student writers, editors, designers, photographers and broadcast video journalists from the Baylor Lariat, Round Up, Focus, baylorlariat.com and LTVN have been applauded as some of the best in the nation, winning 183 in-state and national awards in the last academic year.
[MOAS]
12/4/2014
WACO, Texas (Dec. 4, 2014) – Victory was the verdict after Baylor University Model Organization of American States (MOAS) class hosted a regional competition, earning more than a dozen individual and team awards.
[MBA comp 2014]
12/2/2014
WACO, TX (Dec. 2, 2014) – A team of Baylor University MBA students won first place in the 8th annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership.
[George Chandler]
11/21/2014
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2014) –Baylor University alumnus George Chandler, B.A. ’60, J.D. ’62, recently received the title of Texas Legal Legend, a high honor given by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas.
[Matt Clark]
11/21/2014
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2014) – Baylor University Executive MBA student Matt Clark, BBA ’00, has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation.
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11/13/2014
WACO, Texas (Nov.13, 2014) – Three teaching case studies from student teams within Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business were recently accepted for publication after review by the North American Case Research Association (NACRA).
[Preston Dyer]
11/7/2014
WACO, Texas (Nov. 7, 2014) – Preston Dyer, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus in Baylor University’s School of Social Work, has been ranked No. 1 on the list of “The 30 Most Influential Social Workers Alive Today,” compiled by Social Work Degree Guide.
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10/30/2014
WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2014) – Baylor University is one of only 23 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). Baylor also is showcased as a “Hidden Gem” university for its additional required core classes in religion and fine arts.
10/15/2014
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2014) — The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, recently recognized two Baylor University faculty members as Fellows of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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