July 22, 2016 Drew Mackenzie, a junior University Scholar at Baylor, received a Young Scholar Award and $5,000 scholarship from Values & Capitalism, an initiative at the American Enterprise Institute. Working with the oversight of a faculty advisor, Mackenzie’s research project will look at the role of democratic capitalism in upholding man’s dignity, within a context of pluralism. His research will be published next summer on the Values & Capitalism website.
WACO, Texas (July 27, 2016) — Music or biology, journalism or math? Whether you are an incoming freshman or a returning student, choosing a major and career path can be daunting, but employing a few key strategies can help.
July 26, 2016 Acting head football coach Jim Grobe invited Brenda Tracy, a 1998 sexual assault survivor, to Baylor’s campus to speak with football and basketball players Monday. Tracy mentioned that the players actively listened, and she thanked those who tweeted her afterward, telling them that she appreciated them and to remember the pledge they made to each other.
July 20, 2016 Strangpresse LLC contributed a Model 19 Thermoplastic Extruder to Baylor University’s research and development in large-scale fused deposition modeling. The article quoted Douglas Smith, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering in Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, who said that the collaboration between Baylor and Strangpresse will help to establish Baylor as a leader in large-scale deposition research.
After 23 years at Baylor and more than three decades in the sports information business, Julie Bennett is retiring. She’s stepping away from her duties as Assistant AD for Athletic Communications, which includes being the primary media contact for women’s basketball, to spend time with her husband, Bruce, four daughters, 10 grandkids and four great-grandchildren.
The Baylor men's and women's track and field teams, along with 10 individuals earned All-Academic recognition from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the organization announced Thursday.
AUDIO: For this radio news story, Matthew Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, was interviewed on research that examined data on parental happiness from the United States and 22 other industrialized countries and found that not only are U.S. parents generally not as happy as non-parents, but the country also has the largest happiness gap between the two groups.
July 25, 2016 AUDIO: Laura Hernandez, J.D., professor of law at Baylor Law School, was interviewed for this story about a recent settlement with the Texas attorney general’s office that reinstates Mexican consulate cards as acceptable identification for parents to attain birth certificates for their children born in the U.S. Hernandez, an expert on immigration law, founded the Baylor Law Immigration Clinic. This story originally aired on the Texas Standard.
July 22, 2016 Susan Bunyard, B.S.Ed. (Education) ’78, a speech-language pathologist who works with preschool and elementary-aged children with speech errors or language deficits, was named Teacher of the Year at Horizon Elementary School in Madison, Alabama.
July 28, 2016 Instead of making a list of forbidden foods and replacing them with less-desirable, albeit lower calorie, options, dieters should focus on the healthy dishes they want to eat, according to research by Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business and lead author of “Saying ‘No’ to Cake or ‘Yes’ to Kale” in the journal Psychology & Marketing.
“Baylor we are and Baylor we’ll always be, but it’s up to us to define what that means.” It’s been almost five years since Robert Griffin III uttered those now-classic words to the Baylor family in front of a national audience, and by now, you’ve probably heard them enough that you might not really think about […]
“[My dad] went to Baylor, so he’s kind of brainwashed me since a young age. I looked all over — probably 15 other schools. I looked in California. I looked at a lot of Texas schools — and, I know this is a sin to say, including TCU and SMU — I looked at a […]
Why did you choose Baylor — Class size? Quality of education? Campus beauty? When you did choose Baylor, how much of that decision was based on how close it was to your hometown? For out-of-state students, the decision to leave home far behind to come to Baylor may not be easy. But for many Bears, that leap […]
“I’ve changed my major three times… Figuring all that out, figuring out who I was and who I wanted to be, separate from home — because all of my friends went to A&M, and it was expected I was going to go to A&M and live with my high school friends, but I had to […]
WACO, Texas (July 28, 2016) — Deirdre Fulton, Ph.D., assistant professor of religion in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, was part of the discovery and excavation of a Philistine cemetery outside Ashkelon, an ancient city in Israel that was occupied for more than 3,000 years.
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2016) – For the sixth consecutive year, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a “2016 Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.
WACO, Texas (July 22, 2016) — Nick Strimple, D.M.A., B.M. (composition) ’69, was awarded the Baylor University Center for Christian Music Studies Award for Exemplary Leadership in Christian Music at Baylor’s annual Alleluia Conference.
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.
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