Teresa Balser, Professor of Soil and Ecosystem Ecology at Curtin University, and one of three finalists for Baylor’s Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, will be giving a public lecture at 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 6 in room D109 of the Baylor Sciences Building.
Leading up to the Baylor-Texas Tech football game Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Baylor University’s Golden Wave Band is teaming up with the Texas Tech Goin’ Band from Raiderland to help raise awareness of bone marrow donor registry by encouraging others to be the one to save lives through the Be the Match Foundation.
Baylor men's tennis senior and 87th-ranked Felipe Rios dropped a 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 decision to No. 119 Jeffrey Schorsch of Valparaiso at the Saint Francis Health System ITA Men's All-American Championships at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
Oct. 1, 2015 Article about alcoholism in senior citizens mentions Baylor psychology and neuroscience research from 2013 that found that alcohol tolerance weakens as people age. This leads to greater alcohol-related impairment and can create late onset alcoholism. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this research nationally in April 2013. She covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)
Oct. 3, 2015 Article about the deep Texas ties of Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina quotes Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, who was a student at Duke Law School of Fiorina’s father, the late Judge Joseph Sneed.
Oct. 2, 2015 A new study from researchers at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business surveyed a group of men and women in romantic relationships about the extent to which being distracted by their phones is affecting their bond. Researchers James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, found that when folks felt snubbed by their partner’s phone behavior, it created conflict, and also lead to less satisfaction in their relationships overall. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, placed this story nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)
Oct. 3, 2015 Carlos Campos, B.A. (Biology) '77, M.D., is highlighted in an article about Hispanic men who have made significant contributions to New Braunfels, Texas, in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Campos has a private medical practice in New Braunfels and is very involved in his community, church and profession. He is an advocate for diabetes prevention and has traveled around the world speaking on the subject.
There’s a big, red, double-decker bus on campus today that has traveled to dozens of college campuses across the country over the last three years. At each stop, the bus galvanizes college students to raise money to serve orphans using items they have in their closets and drawers. Each campus contributes something that makes a […]
If you listen to Christian radio, you’re likely familiar with Lecrae. The chart-topping artist is one of the biggest music stories of the year, his “Cinderella rise” having been propelled by coverage everywhere from Rolling Stone to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. But what do you know about Tedashii, Lecrae’s opening act for Friday’s concert at Waco Hall? First, you should […]
Friday afternoon marked the dedication of Baylor’s new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. The Hankamer School of Business celebrated with a full day of events, beginning with a dedication ceremony in the morning followed by a “Leadership + Innovation Summit” in the afternoon that featured a “who’s who” of Baylor alumni. At the […]
Maggie Courtney, BA ’11, could have been a scientist — perhaps a neurosurgeon. She also could have been a lawyer, a judge or a politician. But she wanted an even bigger challenge — so she became an Air Force navigator instead. 1st Lt. Margaret Courtney, as she should properly be addressed, got her bachelor’s in neuroscience from Baylor in 2011. […]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2015) – Baylor University Libraries will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the classic novel “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” written by Lewis Carroll, at its 2015 Baylor Libraries Symposium, “Alice at 150.”
WACO, Texas (Oct. 2, 2015) – Baylor University’s department of history in the College of Arts & Sciences and the Center for Global Engagement will welcome Sinan Ciddi, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor and director of the Institute for Turkish Studies at Georgetown University, for a lecture on the relationship between Turkey and the Islamic State group at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, in the Treasury Room of Armstrong Browning Library.
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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