Students News

Sep
30
2016

W. Equestrian. EQ Posts Strong Opening Day at Willis Invitational

No. 5 Baylor equestrian (1-1) won its season opener over South Dakota State (0-1), 14-2, and take a big lead into day two in a split meet with New Mexico State (0-1), leading 6-2 at the half way mark at the Willis Family Equestrian Center.

Sep
30
2016

W. Volleyball. Baylor Volleyball Treks to Showdown with No. 8 Kansas

Baylor volleyball (14-4, 1-1) continues through a steep stretch of conference competition, facing the No. 8 Kansas Jayhawks (12-2, 1-1) on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. in Lawrence, Kan., the first Big 12 road match of the season for the Bears.

Sep
30
2016

W. Soccer. Soccer Falls 2-0 at No. 4 at West Virginia

Baylor soccer lost a 2-0 decision at No. 4 West Virginia on Friday evening at Dlesk Soccer Stadium.

Sep
30
2016

Cross Country. Montoya Leads Women To Fifth At Notre Dame Invitational

Senior Maggie Montoya’s fourth-place individual finish helped the Baylor's women's cross country team take fifth overall at the Notre Dame Invitational Friday at Burke Golf Course.

Sep
30
2016

For Baylor’s police chief, this isn’t a job; it’s a mission

Long before he became chief of the Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) in the fall of 2014, Brad Wigtil developed a love for the Baylor mission. His two children, Erin Wigtil-Faya (BA ’04) and Matthew (BBA ’11), both attended Baylor, and their experience left a lasting impression on him. “I learned to love this university,” Chief […]

Sep
30
2016

#BearsOfBaylor — “We start rehearsal five hours before every game…”

[What’s the most challenging thing as a member of BUGWB at a game?] “I would say the endurance it requires, because we start rehearsal five hours before every game, and we go until the game is over.” “And being on the drumline, we play 99% of the time. We play during the parades. We play […]

Sep
30
2016

Ann Westbrook

Sympathies to Ann Westbrook, Office Manager in the Modern Languages and Culture Department, and Baylor student, Koby Westbrook, on the passing of Ann's father (Koby's grandfather), Mr. Charles Westbrook, on September 24, 2016.

Sep
30
2016

Austin American-Statesman: Flight attendant becomes first African-American to win Miss Missouri USA pageant

Sept. 29, 2016
Bayleigh Dayton, B.B.A. (Management) '14, became the first African-American woman to win the Miss Missouri USA pageant when she won the 2017 title this past weekend. Dayton will advance to the Miss USA Pageant next year.

Sep
30
2016

Baylor’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic Will Host Community Open House at its New Home Oct. 6

WACO, Texas (Sept. 30, 2016) — Baylor University’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, which recently moved to a new location, will host an open house for the community from 5:15 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6.

Sep
30
2016

Business Standard: If overweight, be friendly with thinner people

Aug. 17, 2016
Research by Matthew Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, found that people trying to shed pounds, but who regularly spend time with heavier people, may feel more comfortable with those individuals but are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers sociology research and faculty.)

Sep
30
2016

Deirdre Breakenridge: Evolving Roles And Responsibilities In Public Relations

Sept. 26, 2016
Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media, participates in a Q&A with her research partner, Nicole Lee, assistant professor at North Carolina State University, about their recent study, “Roles in Social Media: How the Practice of Public Relations is Evolving,” published this summer in PR Journal.

Sep
30
2016

Donna Haberman

Sympathies to Donna Haberman, Office Manager in the Campus Recreation Department, on the passing of her sister-in-law, Ms. Tanya Haberman, on September 25, 2016.

Sep
30
2016

Dr. Jon Singletary

Sympathies to Dr. Jon Singletary, Professor and Dean in the Department of Social Work, on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Eva Price Singletary, on September 7, 2016.

Sep
30
2016

Ed Rogers

Congratulations to staff member Ed Rogers, counseling services, and spouse Elizabeth, on the birth of their son, Joseph David Rogers, on August 27, 2016.

Sep
30
2016

Fall Staff Forum: Focus on Happiness Advantage

Amy Blankson, co-founder of GoodThink, Inc., spoke at the Fall Staff Forum this week on the benefits of and techniques to take advantage of happiness. For a summary of Amy’s presentation, <a href="http://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=935925">TEXT</a>click here.

Sep
30
2016

Hannah Mortazavi

Sympathies to Baylor student Hannah Mortazavi on the death of her mother, Mrs. Angela Mortazavi, on September 6, 2016.

Sep
30
2016

Houston Chronicle: Texas schools offer artifacts to Smithsonian National African American Museum of History and Culture

Sept. 26, 2016
Texas colleges, including Baylor University and Texas Southern University, now share a special connection with the recently unveiled Smithsonian National African American Museum of History and Culture in Washington D.C. Donated items from both schools are featured in the museum. Selected gospel music from Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project is featured in the museum’s “Musical Crossroads” exhibit.

Sep
30
2016

Hunter Williams

Sympathies to Baylor student Hunter Williams on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Laura Williams, on September 18, 2016.