WACO, Texas (May 16, 2013) - The Southwestern Business Deans' Association has named Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business the 2013 Bobby G. Bizzell Innovative Achievement Award winner for its Accelerated Ventures Program.
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2013) - "Do not face the future with timidity nor with fear. Face it boldly, courageously, joyously." These words of former Baylor University President Samuel Palmer Brooks will be in the minds of Baylor students as they mark the completion of their studies during spring commencement exercises on May 17-18. Baylor President Ken Starr will preside over the three ceremonies, which will be held at the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Two Baylor University graduates and two current Baylor seniors have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship - the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. The latest Fulbright recipients bring the number of Baylor students and/or graduates who have received the prestigious honor since 2001 to 36.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Brent Salter, a senior international studies and journalism major from Bulverde, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Salter received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English at a university in Moldova.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Baylor University alumna and current graduate student Leigh Ann Ganzar of Littleton, Colo., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A 2011 Baylor biology graduate and current master's candidate in community health education (MPH), Ganzar received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year in Brazil teaching English to university students.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Baylor University alumnus Randall Fowler of Abilene, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Fowler received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English in Jordan.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Taylor Kohn, a senior University Scholar from Wichita, Kan., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. As a Fulbright recipient, Kohn will pursue his master of philosophy degree in instrumentation at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2013) - In a series of competitions that drew musicians from around the world, three Baylor students have been named finalists of the International Trombone Association's Solo & Ensemble Competitions. The students will perform at this year's International Trombone Festival June 26-29, where winners will be announced.
Chair of Baylor's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Is Named Chair of the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2013) -- Jim Diaz-Granados, Ph.D., chair of the department of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, has been named chair of the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP), a national organization.
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2013) - Eleven trumpeters from the Baylor University Trumpet Studio in the School of Music contributed to the trumpet world's version of March Madness - with one Baylor ensemble eventually being crowned National Champion - at the National Trumpet Competition held March 14-17 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2013) - The American College of Healthcare Executives has named Hilary E. Griffin, a Baylor graduate student, as the second place winner in its annual Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management. Griffin will receive an award and recognition for her essay at the Congress on Healthcare Leadership held March 13 in Chicago, Ill.
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2013)--A total of $50,000 was awarded to 12 finalists in the second annual New Venture Business Plan Competition held recently at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business. Over 60 teams from across the country submitted their business plans including teams from Harvard, MIT and many Texas universities.
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2013) - Shelby Garner, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E, a lecturer at Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON), has been selected by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) to serve as a council member for a three-year term.
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2013) - Representing the nations of Russia, Rwanda and Togo, members of Baylor University's Model United Nations team received awards at the inaugural Howard Payne Model United Nations Security Council simulation held March 1 through March 2 in Brownwood, Texas.
WACO, Texas (March 4, 2013) - A team of MBA students from Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business ranked No. 2 at the 2013 Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition, hosted by the University of Illinois, Feb. 7 to Feb. 9.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2013) -- Five Baylor University students, one Baylor professor and two Baylor organizations were honored for their volunteer work at the Mission Waco Mission World banquet on Feb. 5.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 7, 2013) -- Byron Johnson, Ph.D., director of Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion, has been named Big Brother of the Year Lone Star, an award recognizing outstanding volunteers who provide exceptional and life-changing impact through one-on-one mentoring to children who face adversity.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2013) - Among the featured speakers at this year's Academic Surgical Congress in New Orleans is Tara Hutchison, a sophomore biology student and cadet in Baylor's Army ROTC program.
AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 24, 2013) - Baylor University Regent Emeritus and longtime university benefactor Drayton McLane Jr. of Temple was presented with the prestigious Mirabeau B. Lamar Medal - which is awarded to individuals, foundations and organizations who have made extraordinary contributions to higher education in Texas - during a luncheon and award ceremony Jan. 23 at the Headliners Club in Austin.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2013) - Shelley Conroy, Ed.D., M.S., R.N., C.N.E., dean of the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees of Baylor University Medical Center.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 5, 2012) - Members of Baylor University's award-winning Model United Nations team received recognition for their exemplary performance in the American Model United Nations Conference in Chicago Nov. 16-20, 2012.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2012) - Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business hosted the 11th annual Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum, Nov. 7-16, 2012. The event was sponsored by The Dale P. Jones Ethics Endowment, The Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business Endowment, BancAssets and BancVue.
Baylor University Geologist Dr. Steven Driese Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2012) - Steven Driese, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of geology at Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, has been named a 2012 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 26, 2012) - Baylor University has received national recognition from the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) for exceptional grounds maintenance among universities and colleges in the Society's 2012 Green Star Awards competition. Baylor received an Honor Award during the Society's 2012 Awards Dinner held last month in conjunction with the School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 5)--The Laurel chapter of Baylor University's Mortar Board was among the outstanding chapters recognized at the 2012 Mortar Board National Conference in July.
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