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Dec
17
2014

M. Basketball. Baylor, New Mexico State Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 66-55 win over New Mexico State at the Ferrell Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

Dec
17
2014

M. Basketball. Motley Scores 16, Leads MBB Past New Mexico State 66-55

Johnathan Motley scored 16 points, and Al Freeman and Lester Medford added 10 each to lead Baylor past New Mexico State 66-55 on Wednesday night.

Dec
17
2014

M. Basketball. Baylor, New Mexico State Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 66-55 win over New Mexico State at the Ferrell Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

Dec
17
2014

Football. Football's Drango Tallies More All-America Accolades

Baylor junior offensive tackle Spencer Drango was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and Sporting News All-America teams Wednesday.

Dec
17
2014

Football. Football Announces Mid-Year Additions

Baylor's back-to-back Big 12 champion football program has added four student-athletes to its roster that will enroll for the spring 2015 semester, head coach Art Briles announced Wednesday.

Dec
17
2014

Football. Quotes: Football Preps for Cotton Bowl

Baylor Football head coach Art Briles and players met with the media before practice Wednesday morning.

Dec
17
2014

Happy 75th birthday, Pat Neff bells!

Something about the sound of the McLane Carillon bells, chiming from atop Pat Neff Hall, elevates even the most routine strolls across campus into something more. They’ve provided the soundtrack to daily life here at Baylor for generations, having played their first hymn (“Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow”) 75 years ago this month, in […]

Dec
17
2014

"A Baylor Christmas" Special to Air on Texas, Louisiana TV Stations

WACO, Texas (Dec. 17, 2014) – “A Baylor Christmas,” an hour-long program created from the performances of the orchestra and combined choirs of the Baylor University School of Music, will air on television during the Christmas holidays.

Dec
17
2014

BBC Earth: How predators changed the world

Dec. 16, 2014
Article on how predators may have played a big role in many of the biggest leaps forward in the history of life, from the origin of animals to the evolution of skeletons to humans becoming more intelligent, quotes Joseph Ferraro, Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences. Ferraro’s research in Kanjera, Kenya, found how a change in diet 2 million years ago due to predation by early humans may have affected the growth of larger brains. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in anthropology and originally pitched Dr. Ferraro’s research to national and international media in May 2013.)

Dec
17
2014

C-SPAN3 American History TV: Texas Collection at Baylor University

Dec. 7, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: John Wilson, professor and director of The Texas Collection at Baylor University, shows viewers some of the special collections’ holdings, including maps, early postcards of the Waco Suspension Bridge, the archive of Waco native, Baylor and Baylor Law graduate and well-known prosecutor Leon Jaworski (war crimes trials, Warren Commission and Watergate) and the archives of another Waco native, Jules Bledsoe, the first African-American to sing on Broadway. The Texas Collection provides specialized published and primary materials for research into all phases of life in Texas. Wilson’s segment was taped on the Baylor campus as part of C-SPAN’s “2014 Cities Tour,” which highlights cities that are rich with history and have interesting local literary communities. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, pitched Wilson as a source to C-SPAN producers and facilitated the interview. Fogleman and Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, worked with producers to set up interviews with Baylor authors and experts, as well as with special collections.)

Dec
17
2014

IT Wire (Australia): How high density Wi-Fi is making sports fans winners

Dec. 16, 2014
Australian technology news source reports on the use of cellphone apps in American stadiums, including Baylor’s McLane Stadium, which has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that enhance the in-game fan experience. In August, the university and Extreme Networks rolled out the Baylor In-Game App, the first college athletics application to provide instant replays from multiple views to fans, at their seats. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, covers university technology and helped coordinate national media coverage in August of McLane Stadium’s wireless technology and in-game app.)

Dec
17
2014

Religion News Service: 300 years after his birth, Whitefield has staying power with evangelicals

Dec. 16, 2014
Thomas S. Kidd, history professor and associate director of the Institute for Studies of Religion is quoted on his new book “George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father.” Kidd says of Whitfield, an 18th century evangelist, that “A major part of his success is that he mastered the new media of his day.” Whitfield made his journals public, which was unheard of at the time. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in ISR and the department of history.)

Dec
17
2014

The Baptist Standard: Kathy Hillman: ’Tis love that’s born tonight

Dec. 15, 2014
Newly elected BGCT president Kathy Hillman, associate professor and director of Baptist Collections, library advancement and the Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society at Baylor, reminisces about the joy of Christmas carols and shares a touching story about a recent trip she took in this Baptist Voices column.

Dec
17
2014

The Spring (TX) Observer: Lincoln Goodwin appointed Justice of the Peace 4.1 in post formerly held by J. Kent Adams

Dec. 16, 2014
Attorney Lincoln Goodwin, B.A. ’94, has been appointed Justice of the Peace Court Precinct 4, Position 1 in Harris County, Texas.

Dec
17
2014

The Waco Tribune-Herald: Tickets for behind-the-scenes tours of McLane Stadium go on sale Thursday

Dec. 17, 2014
Baylor fans who filled McLane Stadium this season will have a chance to buy tickets for behind-the-scenes tours as SMG, the venue-management company hired to organize public and private events at McLane Stadium, will begin offering tours from February to April. The tours will include stops in the locker room, a premium lounge for football recruits, the members-only Baylor Club, the press box and the post-game interview room, as well as on the field.

Dec
17
2014

Third Street Closure Planned Dec. 16-18 for Water Line Work

The southbound lane of Third Street on the Baylor campus is scheduled for closure between Bagby Avenue and the East Campus Parking Facility from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, through Friday, Dec. 19.

Dec
17
2014

Third Street Closure Planned Dec. 16-18 for Water Line Work

The southbound lane of Third Street on the Baylor campus is scheduled for closure between Bagby Avenue and the East Campus Parking Facility from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, through Friday, Dec. 19.

Dec
17
2014

Times Colonist (Victoria, B.C., Canada): Rising cellphone use hurts young people, experts say

Dec. 15, 2014
Column about the dangers of being a cellphone junkie mentions a recent study on cellphone addiction by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Roberts found that women spent an average of 10 hours per day and men nearly eight on their electronic devices. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Roberts’ original research to national media in August 2014.)

Dec
16
2014

Football. Drango, Oakman Garner Associated Press All-America Honors

Baylor juniors Spencer Drango and Shawn Oakman were named to the Associated Press (AP) All-America team, the organization announced Tuesday.