The Baylor campus itself was never in any danger from the incident, which occurred six miles south of the university on Interstate 35. Although Baylor Police did deploy additional staff as a precaution, activities on the Baylor campus were never affected, and the campus remained – and continues to be – safe and fully operational.
For many members of the Class of 2015 who received their Baylor diplomas this past weekend, Commencement was simply the next step in their lives — perhaps one even taken for granted as they plotted out their next moves, whether entering careers or graduate school. Joy Ramey fit into that group — until she was diagnosed […]
Things may be different on campus during the summer, but it doesn't mean you don't have access to fun and fitness as you attend summer classes. Here you will find summer hours of operation for the Student Life Center, The Baylor Marina, and the Student Union Building Game Room.
We snagged a good one, Baylor Nation. Baylor has announced the appointment of world-famous philosopher John Haldane as a distinguished professor in philosophy beginning this fall. While Haldane may not be a household name to many Bears, it certainly is in the world of philosophy. He’ll be leaving his homeland of Scotland, where since 1983 he has taught at the […]
Baylor women's golf fell on the first playoff hole in the NCAA Division I national championship match against Stanford on Wednesday at The Concession Golf Club. The Bears got wins from Dylan Kim and Giovana Maymon, but Hayley Davis' putt on her 19th hole just missed, ending Baylor's chance at a national championship.
May 25, 3015 AUDIO LINK INCLUDED: Interview with Greg Garrett, Ph.D., professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences and author of “Entertaining Judgment: The Afterlife in Popular Imagination,” about why the idea of an afterlife seriously influences how we live our lives on Earth. Garrett’s interview begins at the 18:00 mark. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the English department.)
May 23, 2015 The Business Standard, India's leading business daily, published this story about Baylor research, which shows that the use of thin models in advertising could alienate up to 70 percent of the market. The study’s co-author, James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted. "For those who did not ascribe to the thin ideal, model size did not play a part in ad effectiveness," Roberts said. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, placed this story. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)
May 26, 2015 Baylor graduate and baseball and football star Andrew (Jack) Lummus was recognized by the Daily Trojan as being an athlete who served. Lummus played professional football for the New York Giants before joining the Marine Corps in World War II. Lummus rose to the ranks of first lieutenant and led troops in storming the beaches of Iwo Jima. Lummus was mortally wounded in the battle after losing both his legs. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his courage.
May 27, 2015 AUDIO: A feature on Gary Elkins, Ph.D., professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, who has recently been using hypnotic audio recordings to help his patients reduce pain. Specifically, his research has focused on using clinical hypnosis to treat symptoms that postmenopausal women face, like hot flashes and an inability to sleep. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, who covers faculty and research in psychology and neuroscience, placed this story.)
Eighty-five years ago today — May 27, 1930 — Waco Hall was officially dedicated during Spring Commencement activities. But you may be surprised to learn that the building, which has given so many Bears happy memories of Sing performances and Chapel performances, was a child of tragedy and struggle. The tragedy? A fire that gutted Carroll […]
You probably don’t spend too much time thinking about your brain’s grid cells — you know, the neurons that allow us to make sense of where we are spatially and to navigate the places we go. Dr. Lisa Giocomo, BA ’02, does. And the research she conducts at her Stanford University lab is breaking new ground in helping build a […]
As simple tributes to those who have gone before us, they are easy to miss or take for granted. But the 140-plus red granite lampposts scattered across Baylor’s campus are more than just utilitarian lighting — they are memorials to those who have served our country, including many who gave their lives in action. The […]
The selection of books that line a person’s shelves can tell you a lot about the person. So what’s a Baylor home without a selection of Baylor books? Below are 7 books that should be on every Bear’s shelf, followed by a host of “honorable mentions” for those who really want to dig deep. * To […]
WACO, Texas (May 27, 2015) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) junior Johanna Bridges was elected to serve on the 2015-2016 Board of Directors for the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). Bridges who currently serves as president for the Baylor Student Nurses Association at LHSON is the first Baylor student to serve in a national role for NSNA.
WACO, Texas (May 27, 2015) – Joseph Kuehl, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical engineering in Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, has received a $359,000 research grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Research Program to study physics-based hypersonic boundary-layer stability and transition prediction.
WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor University will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day, while some campus buildings will have changed hours. No classes will be held, and all administrative offices will be closed.
Do you feel like you set goals but aren't getting results? Maybe you have set a goal to "study more," "do better," or "be more organized." These goals are noble, but they are vague. How will you know when you have reached your goal? Try making your goals as specific as possible.
Ever feel like you spend SO MUCH TIME studying but don't see the results you wish you did? Are you putting in lots of hours but not seeing an improvement? Maybe it's time to rethink the way that you study.
We hope you are enjoying your Fall semester at Baylor! How are you progressing in your courses? If you are doing well, then keep up the great work! If you are not doing so well, then be proactive and seek out assistance from a member of our caring and supportive Baylor community. We want you to be successful and enjoy your time at Baylor!