[Baylor University's Model Organization of American States team 2015]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2015) – Baylor University’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) returned from the Mock Organization of American States (OAS) competition at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with their hands full of awards and their stomachs full of jambalaya.
[lariat logo]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2015) – Baylor Student Publications was chosen for 18 national awards last week, receiving five best-in-the-nation awards for individual Baylor journalists. The Baylor Lariat, Focus Magazine, and Roundup Yearbook were recognized as top news outlets in their fields for the 2014-2015 school year.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2015) – Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., dean of Baylor University’s School of Education, is among 15 state education leaders who have been appointed to the Texas Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 5, 2015) – Graduate students from universities across the nation came together at Baylor University last weekend to compete in the inaugural Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management. The event is hosted by the Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
[ASIS students]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2015) –Four Baylor interior design students won awards at the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Texas Chapter Student Design Competition. Awards were announced at an award ceremony held during the ASID Student Symposium on Friday, Oct. 16.
[Go Green Go Baylor]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2015) – The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has recognized Baylor University as one of the top performing colleges and universities in the 2015 Sustainable Campus Index, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).
[Gupta and Wilkerson]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2015) — Dittika Gupta, a 2014 Ph.D. graduate from the Baylor School of Education (SOE) in curriculum & instruction, said she hoped to start a national dialogue about early mathematics curriculum when she chose her dissertation topic. Now that the dissertation has won a national award from the School Science Mathematics Association (SSMA), the dialogue has begun.
[Kristen Mainor]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 6, 2015) – The Texas Association of School Psychologists (TASP) has recognized Baylor University staff member Kristen Mainor and graduate student Allen Mom for their outstanding performance in the practice and study of school psychology.
[Vincent Cronin]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2015) – Vincent Cronin, Ph.D., award-winning professor of geology at Baylor University and accomplished researcher, was recently selected by the American Geosciences Institute and the National Association of Geoscience Teachers as the new editor for the AGI/NACT Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology, beginning with the 11th edition.
[Eric Cassell]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2015) – Baylor University’s medical humanities program in the College of Arts & Sciences will present its Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Humanities to Eric Cassell, M.D., at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in the Paul W. Powell Chapel at George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
[Rachael Lanier]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2015) – Rachael Lanier, a junior economics major in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, placed first in an essay competition sponsored by the Values & Capitalism Project of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) in Washington, D.C.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 15, 2015) — Renowned preacher and Baylor University alumnus Joel Gregory, Ph.D., has been installed as the holder of the newly established George W. Truett Endowed Chair in Preaching and Evangelism, made possible by a gift from First Baptist Church of Dallas, at Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
[Michael Poor]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2015) –Michael Poor, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $158,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund his research on the exploration of gestural interaction usage for users with chronic pain-related diseases and conditions.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2015) – Baylor University’s chapter of Mortar Board has been awarded the Silver Torch Award from the Mortar Board National College Honor Society.
[Heidi Bostic]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 25, 2015) – Heidi Bostic, Ph.D., professor of French and chair of Baylor University’s department of modern languages and cultures in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named the 2015 Texas Foreign Language Association (TFLA) Higher Education Administrator of the Year.
[Move In Recycling]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2015) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has garnered attention again, this time from the Sierra Club, which has named the university to its 2015 “Cool Schools” list.
[Bailey Green]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2015) – Baylor University alumna Bailey Green is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
[Rebecca McHenney]
WWACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2015) – Baylor University graduate Rebecca McHenney is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
[Syd Lewis]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 12, 2015) – Baylor University alumna Syd Linnell is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Linnell is a University Scholar with a concentration in neuroscience. At Baylor, she was a supplemental instructor for neuroscience, worked in a neuromorphic lab and was a member of Baylor’s Student Foundation. She received the Fulbright award in neuroscience and will spend the 2015-2016 academic year at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, where she will earn her master’s degree in neuropsychology.
[Tim Campbell]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 3, 2015) – Baylor University junior Tim Campbell of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, was honored recently as one of 10 students nationwide selected to attend the prestigious Fulbright-Scotland Summer Institute.
[Top gun]
WACO, Texas (July 29, 2015) – The Baylor Professional Selling program (ProSales) in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business was named to the Sales Education Foundation list of top university sales programs for the sixth year in a row.
[Jacob Surges]
WACO, Texas (Jul. 28, 2015) – Baylor University alumnus Jake Surges is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Surges is a University Scholar and a Crane Scholar, an arm of the Institute for Faith and Learning. He received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2015-2016 academic year teaching English in Taiwan.
[George Cobb]
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.
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]
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.
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