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Jan
31
2015

M. Basketball. Baylor, Texas Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 83-60 win over Texas at the Ferrell Center on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

Jan
31
2015

M. Basketball. Chery Scores 23 to Lead No. 20 MBB Over No. 19 Texas, 83-60

Kenny Chery and scored 19 of his 23 points in the second half and Royce O'Neale added 20 points to help 20th-ranked Baylor beat No. 19 Texas 83-60 Saturday.

Jan
31
2015

M. Basketball. Baylor, Texas Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 83-60 win over Texas at the Ferrell Center on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

Jan
31
2015

M. Basketball. No. 20 Men's Basketball Hosts No. 19 Texas

Baylor's 20th-ranked men's basketball team hosts No. 19 Texas at 5 p.m. CT Saturday at the Ferrell Center. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2.

Jan
30
2015

W. Basketball. No. 3 WBB Hosts Kansas With Win Streaks on Line

The third-ranked Baylor Lady Bears put two streaks on the line, an 18-game win streak and 14 straight home victories, when they host Kansas on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

Jan
30
2015

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Sweeps Pittsburgh and Texas-Pan American

The Baylor women's tennis team claimed two dominating victories Friday with 7-0 wins against Pittsburgh and UT Pan America at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

Jan
30
2015

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Sends Four To Dallas Challenger

The Baylor men's tennis team will send four players to compete at the 2015 RBC Tennis Championships of Dallas, a $100,000 event on the ATP Challenger Tour. The tournament will begin with qualifying on Saturday at the T Bar M Racquet Club.

Jan
30
2015

Happy 170th birthday, Baylor University!

It’s a phrase that fills every Texas-born Baylor Bear (and even many from outside the Lone Star state as well) with pride. It’s a simple phrase, found on the Baylor seal, that tells of Baylor’s beginnings: “Chartered in 1845 By The Republic Of Texas.” While Texas was still an independent nation, the vision for Baylor […]

Jan
30
2015

Air Force Times: Study links genetics, anti nerve-agent pills to Gulf War illness

Jan. 27, 2015
Article about a recent study published in the journal Environmental Health by epidemiologist Lea Steele, Ph.D., research professor in Baylor’s Institute of Biomedical Studies, and a team of researchers who found the first direct evidence between Gulf War illness and a genetic factor that can render some individuals more susceptible to adverse effects of certain chemicals. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers biomedical studies and pitched and placed this national research story.)

Jan
30
2015

Baylor Lariat: Baylor to offer students new study abroad program at Israeli university this summer

Jan. 27, 2015
For the first time, Baylor students will be given the opportunity for the first time to study at Tel Aviv University, with the program beginning this summer. Quoted is Robert Leis, exchange program and study abroad adviser.

Jan
30
2015

Baylor School of Music Presents Spring Lyceum Series

WACO, Texas (Jan. 30, 2015) – The Baylor School of Music will host the 38th annual Lyceum Series this spring, offering the Baylor community the opportunity to participate in a program of mini-residencies by some of the nation’s leading musical authorities.

Jan
30
2015

Fort Worth Business Press: UT Arlington names VP for university communications

Jan. 29, 2015
Lynne T. Waters, B.A. ‘79, associate vice president for external affairs and university relations for the University of Hawai’i System, has been named vice president for university communications at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Jan
30
2015

FOX News: Sleeping well now protects your brain in the future, study finds

Jan. 30, 2015
A Baylor psychologist’s review of 50 years of sleep research reveals that sleeping well during youth and middle age may be an "investment" that leads to better mental functioning later in life. Quoted is researcher Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of the Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory at Baylor University and assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

Jan
30
2015

Glasstire: Top Five: Jan 29, 2015

Jan. 29, 2015
Karl Umlauf’s “A Lifetime of Creativity” art exhibit at Baylor University’s Martin Museum of Art was named a top five art event in Texas by Glasstire, an online magazine that covers visual art in the state. Ulmlauf, who serves as Baylor’s Artist-in-Residence and professor of art in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, plans to retire at the end of the spring semester. The exhibit runs through March 1.

Jan
30
2015

Healing Well: Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later

Jan. 27, 2015
A Baylor psychologist’s review of 50 years of sleep research reveals that sleeping well during youth and middle age may be an "investment" that leads to better mental functioning later in life. Quoted is Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of the Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory at Baylor University and assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

Jan
30
2015

Honors Residential College Presents Powerful Film on Immigrant Deaths

WACO, Texas (Jan. 30, 2015) – “I wanted to tell a story that would help regular people and policy makers look at the people who are suffering in the crisis and ask themselves ‘Are the immigrants dying equal human beings with us?’”

Jan
30
2015

KWTX-TV (Waco, CBS): RG3 Exclusive Interview

Jan. 29, 2015
VIDEO LINK: Robert Griffin, III, B.A. ’10, was interviewed by KWTX sports anchor Ed Sorensen about Griffin’s professional football career, interactions with Washington D.C. media and his appreciation for Baylor University.

Jan
30
2015

Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review: Super Bowl ads win by playing to viewers' emotions, experts say

Jan. 28, 2015
Kirk Wakefield, Ph.D., The Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted as an expert source in this article examining the impact of emotional and celebrity advertising during the Super Bowl. Celebrities offer a way to establish a quick connection without spending 30 to 60 seconds teasing out a story, Wakefield explained. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, who covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business, facilitated the interview with Dr. Wakefield.)

Jan
30
2015

The Cass County (MO) Democrat Missourian: Miller hired as CCC Director

Jan. 30, 2015
Jeanette Miller, B.B.A. ‘88, has been named director of Cass Career Center for the 2015-16 school year by The Harrisonville (MO) Schools Board of Education. Miller has worked in the Harrisonville School District since 2003 and served as Cass Career Center assistant director for the past four years.