Students News

Feb
12
2016

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Heads to Florida For Pair of Matches

The 29th-ranked Baylor women's tennis team will travel to Florida to take on the No. 3 ranked Gators (3-0) Saturday at 11 a.m. CT at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex. Following that match, the Bears (4-3) will face No. 12 Miami (4-2) at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center Monday at 10 a.m. CT.

Feb
12
2016

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Drops ITA Indoor Opener to Ohio State

The 11th-seeded Baylor men's tennis team dropped a 5-0 decision to sixth-seeded Ohio State in the opening round of the ITA National Team Indoor Championships Friday at Boar's Head Sports Club.

Feb
12
2016

W. Basketball. No. 4/4 WBB Heads to Texas Tech for Saturday Afternoon Matchup

The fourth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears put their 11-game win streak on the line as they travel to Lubbock, Texas, to take on the Texas Tech Lady Raiders on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 2 p.m.

Feb
12
2016

Baylor University Regents Approve Action Plan to Address Sexual Violence

WACO, Texas (Feb. 12, 2016) -- Baylor University’s Board of Regents today received and approved an administrative action plan to prevent acts of sexual violence on campus and to improve treatment and services for all those impacted by interpersonal violence.

Feb
11
2016

Softball. Softball Hosts McNeese State for Season Opener Series

Baylor softball starts off its 2016 season with a three game series against the McNeese State Cowgirls (1-0), beginning Friday, Feb. 12, at Getterman Stadium.

Feb
11
2016

W. Volleyball. VB Brings High Expectations into Spring Schedule

After narrowly missing out on an NCAA berth in 2015, head coach Ryan McGuyre, preparing for his second season at the helm of the Baylor volleyball team, enters the 2016 spring season with a team that has a year of experience in his up-tempo, high-flying offense.

Feb
11
2016

Football. Football Has Six Invited to 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

A program record-tying six Baylor Football players have been invited to work out for coaches and front office personnel at the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine Feb. 23-29 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the NFL announced Thursday.

Feb
11
2016

Track. Track & Field Travels to Tyson Invitational, Husky Classic

In its fourth weekend of competition, the majority of Baylor's track and field team will be in action at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., while five other women's athletes will travel to the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash., Friday and Saturday.

Feb
11
2016

Baylor prof researches how algae can clean water — and generate the power to do so

When most people look at algae, they see an icky, slippery green patch — something that is either an inconvenience or easily ignored. But when Dr. Scott James sees algae, he envisions the future — a future where cities save energy and money as they harness the power of algae to provide clean water. James, […]

Feb
11
2016

Baylor softball opens 2016 ranked 16th nationally

Friday will mark the fifth straight Opening Day in which Baylor softball has ranked among the nation’s top 25. This year’s squad opens the season at No. 16 in the polls, pegged by league coaches to finish second in the Big 12. In a sport that demands excellent pitching to be successful, the Lady Bears feature one of […]

Feb
11
2016

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Heads to ITA National Team Indoor Championships

The 11th-seeded Baylor men's tennis team will compete in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships Friday through Monday in Charlottesville, Va.

Feb
11
2016

Armstrong Browning Library Will Host ‘Broadway at the Movies,’ Its Eighth Annual Valentine’s Day Extravaganza

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2016) – Baylor University’s Armstrong Browning Library will present “Broadway at the Movies,” its Eighth Annual Valentine’s Day Extravaganza at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in Armstrong Browning Library.

Feb
11
2016

Author Discusses Entrepreneurs as Leaders in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2016) – Virgil Storr, Ph.D., senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center, will give a lecture on his most recent book, "Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship," from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in Room 240 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.

Feb
11
2016

Baylor Center for Christian Music Studies Presents Annual Sacred Harp Sing Event

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2016) – The Baylor University Center for Christian Music Studies will host Sacred Harp Sing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in the Great Hall of George W. Truett Theological Seminary.

Feb
11
2016

Baylor Law School To Host Annual People’s Law School Feb. 13

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2016) – Baylor Law School presents its 11th annual People’s Law School, a free half-day curriculum of courses designed to educate the public about their legal rights and to make the law user-friendly.

Feb
11
2016

Behind the Scenes of Sing: The Student Production Committee

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2016) – All-University Sing is one of the most well known and beloved Baylor traditions. The music, the dancing and, of course, the singing comprise acts that represent months of hard work by all the groups involved. Baylor students are responsible for the performances in their entirety. There are moves to be choreographed, costumes to be sewn, backdrops to be painted and lines to be learned.

Feb
11
2016

KLTV-TV: Zonesty Announces the Addition of New Chief Technology Officer Michael Dean

Feb. 9, 2016
Michael Dean, M.B.A. '94 (Information Systems Management), has been named the chief technology officer of Zonesty.com, a Houston-based company that helps small and midsize businesses in Texas compare companies to contract with for electricity. Dean will be responsible for leading the advancement of Zonesty’s website and enhancing the residential electricity shopping platform.

Feb
11
2016

My Web Memo: Companies must adapt internal communication as demographics change, study finds

Feb. 9, 2016
As baby boomers retire and an increasing number of millennials enter the workforce, internal communicators must adapt to accommodate the shift of generations, the rise of internal social media and the development of metrics to determine employee engagement, according to a study by Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers faculty and research in the journalism, public relations and new media department.)

Feb
11
2016

The Baylor Lariat: Professor’s cancer-detecting app helps save lives in Germany

Feb. 10, 2016
Bryan Shaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry along with Greg Hamerly, Ph.D., associate professor of computer science in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, developed CRADLE, an app that helps detect rare eye cancer in children. Since then, it has been downloaded more than 40,000 times, with great success in Germany, and has helped parents discover eye problems early on, which means issues can be treated without chemotherapy or radiation. (Tonya B. Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, assisted with this interview and has pitched Bryan Shaw’s work nationally since November 2013.)

Feb
11
2016

The Gospel Coalition: The Pleasures and Perils of the Online Life

Feb. 3, 2016
Article about the dangers of social media quotes Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Baylor University, following his decision to unplug from most social media indefinitely. “I spent about seven years reading replies to my tweets, and more than a decade reading comments on my blog posts,” Jacobs said. “I have considered the costs and benefits, and I have firmly decided that I’m not going to be held hostage to that stuff anymore.” The article addresses how to “use social media Christianly” by holding our smartphones and social media accounts with a loose grip.