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7/23/2014
July 23, 2014
FOX Sports Southwest's new campaign to promote the network's Texas high school sports programming this fall received an assist from creative students in the Sports Sponsorship and Sales (S3) program in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who presented a winning proposal through a real-life marketing and sponsorship project in the FOX Sports University program. The marketing campaign, “The Future of Football Starts Here,- developed by Baylor students Laura Cade, Alexa Charpentier, Daniel Knight and Collin Simpson, and led by Kirk Wakefield, Ph.D., professor and The Edwin W. Streetman Professor in Retail Management, will be incorporated into the network's high school sports marketing campaign this fall.

Baylor Stadium News

7/23/2014
July 23, 2014
Baylor head coach Art Briles talks about how "special" the gameday atmosphere will be this season at the Bears' new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium. "I think it’s going to be hard for anybody in America to mimic what the game day atmosphere is going to be like at Baylor University," Briles said.

Research

7/23/2014
July 23, 2014
Researchers in Baylor’s electrical and computer engineering department in the School of Engineering and Computer Science have partnered with GE researchers to create a “microwave--style device that can count the calories in food. A prototype has been constructed, and researchers are using it to count the calories in mixtures of oil, water and sugar. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media Communications, covers the School of Engineering and Computer Science.)

Baylor in the News

7/23/2014
July 23, 2014
Twenty-five high school Solar Car Challenge teams were on the Baylor campus on Wednesday on the second-to-last leg of their trip across Texas. Quoted is Dennis O'Neal, Ph.D., dean of Baylor's School of Engineering and Computer Science, about how the challenge provides a great introduction to science and engineering. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media Communications, covers the School of Engineering and Computer Science.)
7/23/2014
July 22, 2014
Baylor University is mentioned in this article about being as one of the country’s “Great Colleges to Work For.- Of the 42 national universities awarded Honor Roll status, Baylor is one of only two universities in the large university category (10,000 or more students) to achieve recognition in 11 of the 12 categories honoring specific best practices and policies.
7/23/2014
July 21, 2014
In the second item, Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr appoints Tommye Lou Davis his chief of staff and Juan Alejandro Jr. interim vice president of governance and risk and chief compliance officer.
7/23/2014
July 22, 2014
Baylor University is mentioned in this detailed article about the attractions and history of Waco. The university is recognized as holding the world's largest collection of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning memorabilia.

Faculty in the News

7/23/2014
June 22, 2014
Rodney Stark, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences and co-director of the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor, is featured in this Q&A about the dangerous myths about Western civilization, which he addresses in his new book: “How the West Won: The Neglected Story of the Triumph of Modernity.-

Alumni

7/23/2014
July 22, 2014
Deanna Lovesmith, who earned her B.S.Ed. ’93, M.S.Ed. ’97, through Baylor's School of Education, has been hired as the new assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction in the Belton (TX) Independent School District.

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