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Jun
23
2017

General News. Baylor Bears Fruit From 3rd Mission Trip to Brazil

For the previous four years, whenever he was asked about going on the Baylor Sports Ministry trips to Africa or Brazil, Taylor Young's standard response was, "Nah, that's just not me."

Jun
22
2017

M. Golf. Perrine and Dossey Named GCAA All-Americans

Baylor men’s golfers Matthew Perrine and Cooper Dossey are on the 2017 Division I PING All-America Teams, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday. Perrine is on the GCAA All-America Third Team and Dossey is an honorable mention All-America selection.

Jun
22
2017

Ben Franklin’s faith the subject of Baylor prof’s new book

Baylor history professor Thomas Kidd‘s latest book begins with a question: At the 1787 Constitutional Convention, why did Benjamin Franklin, of all people, suggest they begin the proceedings with prayer? The answer to that question turns out to be much more complex than you might think. With that moment as a starting point, Dr. Kidd unpacks Franklin’s complicated […]

Jun
22
2017

Alumni, Parents and Friends Continue Remarkable Level of Giving to Baylor University

WACO, Texas (June 22, 2017) – Baylor University today announced that the philanthropic support of alumni, parents and friends during the recently completed fiscal year that spanned June 1, 2016, to May 31, 2017, exceeded $100 million in gifts, pledges and planned giving commitments, marking the sixth consecutive year the University has surpassed that benchmark in fundraising.

Jun
22
2017

Alumni, Parents and Friends Continue Remarkable Level of Giving to Baylor University

WACO, Texas (June 22, 2017) – Baylor University today announced that the philanthropic support of alumni, parents and friends during the recently completed fiscal year that spanned June 1, 2016, to May 31, 2017, exceeded $100 million in gifts, pledges and planned giving commitments, marking the sixth consecutive year the University has surpassed that benchmark in fundraising.

Jun
22
2017

Greater Tulsa Reporter: Tulsa Tech Celebrates National CTSO Officers

June 17, 2017
Incoming Baylor student Jada Holliday, a biomedical sciences student at Tulsa Tech, served as regional vice president of Future Health Professionals (HOSA) for 2016-17. Holliday, a recent graduate of Broken Arrow High School and recipient of the U.S. Presidential Scholars Award, will attend Baylor this fall to begin undergraduate studies in biochemistry and pre-med.

Jun
22
2017

Houston Chronicle: Things to know about Houston's favorite meteorologists from KHOU, KPRC, KTRK, KRIV, KTMD

June 21, 2017
Dr. Jim Siebert, M.A. (Earth Science) ’96, chief meteorologist at FOX 26 KRIV in Houston, is among the local meteorologists profiled in this slideshow. Along with working as a meteorologist, “Dr. Jim” also is a professor at the university level.

Jun
22
2017

Outlook Series: Customized Pricing Programs May Backfire

May 23, 2017
New research from Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business has found that the mere presence of a personalized pricing program may encourage some consumers to expect discounts all the time. The research was published in the Journal of Consumer Behavior. “They like it, but they expect it every time they go to the store,” said lead author Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of management. “If they visit and don’t receive a specialized discount, it becomes an unmet expectation and they’re disappointed.”

Jun
22
2017

Presidential Perspective - June 22, 2017

President Livingstone highlights recent news and events, and upcoming activities within the Baylor community.

Jun
22
2017

Science Blog: Older People Who Feel Close to God Have a Sense of Well-being — and the More They Pray, the Better They Feel

June 20, 2017
As people grow older, those who are securely attached to God are more likely to have a sense of well-being — and the more frequently they pray, the greater that feeling, according to a study by Matt Bradshaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology and Blake Kent, a doctoral candidate in sociology. In contrast, those who try to build a relationship with a god that they do not believe will be there in times of need may feel estranged and even experience a decline in mental health.

Jun
22
2017

The Baptist Standard: Truett’s Gregory comforts mourners remembering ‘Emanuel Nine’

June 21, 2017
Article about the sermon given by Joel Gregory, Ph.D., professor of preaching and The George W. Truett Chair of Preaching and Evangelism at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, at an ecumenical memorial service for the nine church members who were murdered two years ago at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. Gregory said the second anniversary was a day when “pain and hope, treachery and triumph, awful and awesome, come together.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, contributed this story.)

Jun
22
2017

TODAY (NBC): Kathie Lee and Hoda Discuss Baylor “Phubbing” Research

June 21, 2017
VIDEO: Hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb discuss Baylor University research by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing. Roberts and David have conducted several studies on phone snubbing – “phubbing” – and its effects on personal relationships. Their latest study shows that people who are “phubbed” often to turn to their smartphones and social media to find acceptance. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Media Communications, has pitched this research nationally.)

Jun
22
2017

Waco Tribune-Herald: 'Hairspray,' civil rights and Kurt Vonnegut on Waco stages

June 22, 2017
Baylor University Theatre will present “Who Am I This Time?,” the adaptation of two Kurt Vonnegut short stories about love and relationships, from June 22-24, while Baylor directing master’s candidate Aaron Brown will direct “Hairspray,” a Waco ISD/Waco Civic Theatre collaboration that mixes dancing high schoolers, early television and the civil rights movement in 1960s Baltimore.

Jun
22
2017

Waco Tribune-Herald: Summer art shows look at western art, printmaking

June 22, 2017
Art Center of Waco will show “Selected Works of Mike Irvin,” a collection of 28 oil paintings by Clifton artist Mike Irvin, B.B.A. (Basic Business) ’62, that feature scenes of Western life, while Baylor University’s Martin Museum of Art will open “From Plate to Print: An Introduction to Printmaking,” which covers six types of printing — relief, engraving, etching, monotype, screening and lithography.

Jun
21
2017

Football. Changing The Narrative

​Rachel Baribeau reached out to Coach Matt Rhule to share her "Changing the Narrative" message with the Baylor football team Tuesday afternoon.

Jun
21
2017

Baseball. 2017 Baseball Summer League Update No. 1

After Baylor baseball’s very successful second season under Steve Rodriguez, 18 players have been assigned to play in various summer collegiate leagues across the country. The yearly tradition allows players to keep improving their skills in a live-game atmosphere against some of the country’s top talent.

Jun
21
2017

This flash mob Baylor proposal is going viral

You probably hear this a lot — but this might be the best video you see all day. Recent Baylor graduate Samuel Azide, BBA ’17, proposed to his girlfriend Anitria Flores, BA ‘15, last month in one of the most exciting ways possible: a flash mob. While celebrating his graduation dinner at Waco restaurant 1424, […]

Jun
21
2017

‘Rising Star’ Baylor Researchers Meet with Congressional Delegation, Staffers and Agency Officials on Capitol Hill

WACO, Texas (June 21, 2017) – A delegation of “Rising Star” researchers at Baylor University participated in the first Baylor Research on the Hill event in Washington, D.C., to share more information about the University and its research initiatives with key policy- and decision-makers.

Jun
21
2017

Health Medicine Network: Older people who feel close to God have well-being that grows with frequent prayer

June 20, 2017
As people grow older, those who are securely attached to God are more likely to have a sense of well-being — and the more frequently they pray, the greater that feeling, according to a study by Matt Bradshaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology and Blake Kent, a doctoral candidate in sociology. In contrast, those who try to build a relationship with a god that they do not believe will be there in times of need may feel estranged and even experience a decline in mental health. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story nationally. She covers sociology research and faculty.)