M. Basketball. Baylor, West Virginia Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 71-62 win over West Virginia on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 in Waco, Texas at the Ferrell Center.

M. Basketball. No. 11 Baylor Defeats No. 10 West Virginia, 71-62

Johnathan Motley scored 19 of his 23 points after halftime and 11th-ranked Baylor won its home finale 71-62 over 10th-ranked West Virginia on Monday night.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Regroups In Singles To Knock Off UCF, 4-2

The 11th-ranked Baylor men's tennis team recorded its third consecutive win with a 4-2 victory over No. 48 UCF Monday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

M. Golf. No. 11 Men’s Golf Climbs to Third at Querencia

Baylor men’s golf moved up one spot into third place after shooting 1-under-par 283 in Monday’s second round of the Querencia Cabo Collegiate at Los Cabos Querencia Country Club. BU sits at 4-under-par 564, 12 shots back of the lead entering Tuesday’s final round.

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Baylor women raise funds for scholarship

Feb. 25, 2017
The Baylor Women of Central Texas held its annual Women's Brunch in Temple that raised funds for the Central Texas Endowed Scholarship awarded to students in this area. "It's our passion to let people know how wonderful Baylor is and to enable some people who might not be able to go to Baylor through the scholarship fund,” said Joycelyn Miller, who was honored as the Distinguished Baylor Woman for 2017. Julie Mahler was honored with the Baylor Women of Excellence Award for her work with students, parents and alumni.

Lewisville (TX) Leader: Lewisville chamber hires four employees in one year

Feb. 11, 2017
Damian Lane, B.A. (International Studies) ’14, is one of four new employees hired by the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce. Lane is in charge of graphic design for events and the chamber website and serves as staff representative for the women’s division and senior service alliance.

National Review: Religious Speech and Action Silenced

Feb. 25, 2017
Review by Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Culture and dean of the Honors College at Baylor University, of Martin Scorsese’s “Silence,” based on Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 novel, about 17th-century Jesuit missionaries to Japan. Hibbs writes the film as a “stark depiction of statism against religion.”

Scenes from Sing 2017

Congratulations to the winners of #BaylorSing 2017 — Kappa Omega Tau, for their act “Bein’ Green”! Phi Kappa Chi (“Fool’s Gold”) and Chi Omega (“Ice Ice Baby”) took home second- and third-place honors, respectively. The three prize-winning acts will be joined at this fall’s Pigskin Revue by Alpha Chi Omega & Pi Kappa Phi, Delta Delta Delta, Kappa […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I really truly wanted to be able to offer the same sense of community I got…”

[For Community Leader Appreciation Week, we’re sharing thoughts from CLs across campus all week; today, a University Parks CL.] “I’m a first-gen college student, so my parents didn’t go to college either, and I’m the oldest, so I really didn’t know what to expect at all. Then one of my professors, Dr. LeCompte, really gave me […]

Meet Baylor’s first professor — a 30-year-old Episcopalian from Connecticut

On Jan. 12, 1846, the original Baylor University Trustees met for the second time, just six months after Republic of Texas President Anson Jones had signed the university’s charter. The Trustees had already chosen Baylor’s first president, Henry Lee Graves; their next task was to determine who would have the honor of being the university’s first teacher. […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “The tests seem to all pile up in the same week.”

“I’m from Kansas City… It is so nice here today! It’s like, 65 degrees but it doesn’t feel like it. It feels like 80. It’s a lot warmer [in Waco compared to Kansas City]. I don’t know how warm it is there today — 45 or 50 degrees, so I’m not used to this, it […]

Millennials in PR Feel Unprepared to Offer Companies Advice on Moral Dilemmas at Work, Study Finds

WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2017) — Millennials who are pursuing careers in public relations do not feel prepared to offer advice on ethics to their companies — and in fact, they do not expect to face ethical dilemmas at work, according to a Baylor University study.

Progress Proceeds to Interviews with Presidential Candidates

WACO, Texas (Feb. 24, 2017) – In a report to the Baylor University Board of Regents on Feb. 17, Presidential Search Committee Chair Bob Brewton, B.B.A. ’74, of Houston, shared progress by the 12-member committee toward the recommendation of the University’s 15th president. The Committee hopes to complete its work and join the University in announcing a new president by the end of the spring semester.

This Week at Baylor – Feb. 26-Mar. 3, 2017

WACO, Texas (Feb. 24, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, events and concerts, including the African Student Association Fashion Show and a black gospel music celebration in honor of Black History Month.

School of Education Associate Professor Doug Rogers Elected President of National Association

WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2017) — Doug Rogers, Ed.D., associate professor in the Baylor School of Education, will be inducted as the president of the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) on March 10, 2017, at the organization’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. Elected by a vote of all members, Rogers has served as president-elect since last year.

What's New BU February 27, 2017

Get free fruits and vegetables at the Mobile Food Pantry. Baylor Pharmacy announcement.

What's New BU February 20, 2017

Working with Children Workshop today! UBreak this Friday! Join for free breakfast and coffee.

What's New BU February 13, 2017

Union Board presents "Nacho Average Valentine's Day Party! Light Your World Professor Award Nominations due February 24!

What's New BU February 6, 2017

Office of the Provost presents comedian and mental health activist Kevin Breel. Gospel Fest tickets on sale!

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