Students News

May
29
2015

Baylor Law School receives rare honor for pro bono service

When only two law schools are awarded an American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award in a 30-year period, it’s clear that a school must reach a very high standard of service to the disadvantaged to receive the honor. Baylor Law School has met that standard and, earlier this month, became just the third […]

May
29
2015

W. Basketball. WBB's Wallace Selected for Australian U-19 Team

Baylor sophomore Kristy Wallace is one of 12 players selected to represent her native Australia in the Under-19 World Championships.

May
28
2015

Track. T&F Gets Seven Into NCAA West Quarterfinal Round

On the first day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Baylor had seven student-athletes qualify for the quarterfinal round in seven events Thursday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

May
28
2015

Women’s golf finishes 2nd at 2015 NCAA Championships

How far did Baylor women’s golf come this year in finishing as runners-up at the NCAA Championships? This is a squad that finished 21st out of 23 teams at the first tournament of the year. But it didn’t take the Bears long to start rolling; they never finished lower than eighth the rest of the year. Baylor […]

May
28
2015

Celebrating the Baylor Family and Our Freedom

Celebrating our history, recognizing the promise of the future, and honoring our passionate servants.

May
28
2015

Cosmetics Design Europe: Advertisers need to think twice before conforming to 'thin ideal'

May 26, 2015
An article focusing on research by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which found that marketers and advertisers who default to the “thin ideal” – the belief that thinner is better – could be alienating up to 70 percent of their audience. "Advertisers need to do a bit more research with their target market. They need to find out what these women are thinking, as related to body size,” Roberts said. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, placed this story. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

May
28
2015

Leisure Fitness: 6 Reasons You Should Be Using Whey Protein

May 5, 2015
Researchers at Baylor recently found that taking whey and casein protein along with 6 grams of free amino acids before and after workouts saw a greater increase in muscle mass and strength then those who did not consume the protein.

May
28
2015

Martin Museum of Art to Feature Selections from the Permanent Collection

WACO, Texas (May 28, 2015) – The Baylor University Martin Museum of Art will showcase works of art from its permanent collection, including some recent acquisitions, from June 2-17.

May
28
2015

Star Telegram-Keller Citizen: Top ten seniors of Keller High’s 2015 Class

May 26, 2015
Keller High School senior and valedictorian Jenna White will attend Baylor University in the fall to study biology. White plans to become a physician’s assistant in order to combine her interest in biology and helping people.

May
28
2015

The Shreveport Times: Christian population declines as others see growth

May 26, 2015
According to the Pew Research Center’s recent survey, there was a decline in those that identify as Christian. Byron Johnson, Ph.D., ISR co-director and Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences, is quoted in the article speaking on why congregants choose to change church membership. "For many of them it's because they're not satisfied. If my needs aren't being met here, I want to go to a church where they will be met," Johnson said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion.)

May
28
2015

Waco Tribune Herald: Arts: Music brings light during dark times in Baltimore, Waco

May 28, 2015
David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, talks about the connection between music and the recent events in Baltimore and Waco. He states that in times of violence, cities have turned to music to lift their spirits.

May
28
2015

Waco Tribune Herald: Baylor film graduate gets film to Cannes

May 25, 2015
Baylor graduate Maverick Moore's, M.A. Communication Studies ‘14, film "Shotgun" appeared at the Cannes Film Festival in France. "Shotgun" was not entered in the competition but appeared at the event’s Short Film Corner, a market populated by global film buyers, studio representatives, producers and investors.

May
28
2015

Waco Tribune Herald: Spring art into summer: Martin Museum opens show as Papillon wraps up

May 28, 2015
The Baylor University Martin Museum of Art will showcase works of art from its permanent collection, including some recent acquisitions, from June 2-17. The recent acquisitions include Lilian Garcia-Roig’s two-canvas painting “Greens on Greens on Yellow” and sculptor Greg Reuter’s cast bronze plates “Grackles,” “Low Tide” and “9-11-2002.” While the exhibit will also feature works by Texas Modern artists from the University of Texas, including David Adickes, Kelly Fearing and Timothy High.

May
28
2015

Xconomy: With $5000,000 Seed Round, CitizenShipper Moves to Austin

May 28, 2015
Baylor graduate Richard Obousy, Ph.D. in physics ‘08, will move his company CitizenShipper to Austin, Texas as it joins Capital Factory’s incubator program. CitizenShipper is a peer-to-peer shipping service that was founded in 2008 after a $60,000 investment from a Colorado angel investor. Citizenshipper now offers shipping of almost anything from door to door, including items someone may not want to send via FedEx or UPS, including animals or motorcycles.

May
27
2015

W. Golf. Women's Golf Falls in NCAA Title Match Playoff

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
27
2015

W. Golf. Golf Channel Notable Quotes: NCAA Women's Golf Championships

Golf Channel Notable Quotes: NCAA Women's Golf Championships

May
27
2015

W. Golf. Baylor Quotes NCAA Women's Golf Championship Match

Baylor Quotes NCAA Women's Golf Championship Match

May
27
2015

Track. Track & Field Readies For NCAA West Prelims

The Baylor track and field team is sending 27 student-athletes to take part in the 2015 NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, Thursday through Saturday.

May
27
2015

Softball. Softball's Friudenberg Named All-American by NFCA

Baylor's Shelby Friudenberg became the first freshman to earn NFCA All-America honors since Brette Regan in 2006, as Friudenberg was named a third-team all-American Wednesday.

May
27
2015

Football. Football Season Opener at SMU to Air on ESPN at 6 p.m. CT

Baylor's 2015 season-opener at SMU will be televised on ESPN at 6 p.m. CT on Sept. 4.