WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2017) – Fifteen soloists and four chamber groups participated in the finals of this year’s Semper Pro Musica Solo and Chamber Music Competition within Baylor University’s School of Music. To celebrate their accomplishments, the student winners will take to the stage May 25 at renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 13, 2017) — Baylor University School of Music graduate and conductor Giancarlo Guerrero won two Grammy Awards Sunday for his conducting achievements, bring to five the number he has received in his career on the concert stage.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2017) – Baylor School of Education student Stephanie Wright of Plano was named “Student Teacher of the Year” for the State of Texas by the Texas Directors of Field Experience (TDFE), the organization of faculty members within university teacher-education programs who supervise field experiences.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2017) – When Baylor University student veteran Nick Harrington walked into a local Subway restaurant to meet with the university’s VA benefits coordinator, he expected to have a quick sandwich and fill out some paperwork. Instead, he was met by a representative from Soldier’s Wish.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 2, 2017) – Michael Scullin, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, was named a “Rising Star” by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2017) — From Jan. 13-15, 14 Baylor students attended the Texas Model United Nations Conference, hosted by the Osgood Center for International Studies, at the Center for International Business Education at the University of Texas at Austin.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 20, 2016) – Baylor University has been named one of the 100 best values among private universities, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which has released its latest list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – Three members of Baylor University’s Model United Nations team were honored at the American Model United Nations Conference in Chicago, Illinois, last week.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. (UPDATE: On Dec. 8, Baylor also received the “Military Friendly – Gold – Top 10 for large private schools” designation. Baylor was No. 6 in this category for "outstanding commitment and programs for the nation's veterans and their families.")
Baylor University Ranked as Top Five School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) – Baylor University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business has been ranked No. 5 among the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017,” according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) — Baylor University student veterans and the Veteran Educational and Transition Services (VETS) program hosted a banquet on Nov. 17 for faculty, staff and other students who have gone above and beyond in support of the veterans’ academic journeys.
Baylor’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership Granted Membership into Business School Alliance for Health Management
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2016) – Baylor University’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership, housed in the Hankamer School of Business, has been granted membership into the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM).
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2016) – Laura Phipps, a Baylor School of Education graduate student, was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Award (specialist level) by the Texas Association of School Psychologists.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2016) – The School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA) honored Erin Dixon, Ph.D., visiting lecturer in science education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in Baylor’s School of Education, with a national award for her outstanding dissertation.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2016) – Baylor University student publications have been ranked among the best in the nation by several organizations this year, and, for the first time in the Lariat’s 116-year history, the publication was awarded a television Emmy.
Baylor Lecturer Wins Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from National Communication Association
WACO, Texas (Nov. 3, 2016) — Kayla Rhidenour, Ph.D., lecturer in the department of communication in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, has been honored with the 2016 Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award presented by the National Communication Association.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2016) – Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business (IFB) will honor the 2016 Texas Family Business of the Year Award winners and finalists at an awards banquet at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Meyer Conference Center in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, home of the Hankamer School of Business.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2016) — Rita Patteson, director of Baylor University's renowned Armstrong Browning Library, retired on Sept. 1, 2016, after 50 years of service at the University.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) — This year, Baylor University’s aviation sciences program has achieved a milestone — the 25th anniversary of a degree program that not only produces innovative research in atmosphere and space sciences, but also trains the next generation of pilots and leaders in the aviation industry.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) – Baylor University philosophy professor John Haldane, Ph.D., was selected as one of the 50 most influential living philosophers by TheBestSchools.org, a resource for college and online education.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been honored for the third time by the Sierra Club, which has named the university to its 2016 “Cool Schools” list.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 6, 2016)—Anthony Ogbo, a senior biology major of Houston, Texas, has been awarded the United Parcel Service (UPS) Scholarship provided by the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT) Foundation and the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).
WACO, Texas (Sept. 2, 2016) — Francis J. Beckwith, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and church-state studies and co-director of the Program in Philosophical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion, will receive the Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion: Constructive-Reflective Studies from the American Academy of Religion (AAR). Beckwith will be honored for his book, “Taking Rites Seriously: Law, Politics, and the Reasonableness of Faith.”
WACO, Texas (Sept. 1, 2016) – Junha Kwon, a senior economics and finance double major at Baylor University, recently received the 2016 Korean Honor Scholarship, which is awarded to outstanding students of Korean heritage to encourage high achievement of academic performance and the development of leadership qualities for their future professional careers.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2016) – Michael Korpi, Ph.D., professor of film and digital media, has been awarded the first Excellence in Education Medal Award from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).
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