Students News

Sep
23
2014

W. Tennis. Burgic Qualifies For Red Rock Open Main Draw

Baylor women's tennis senior Ema Burgic notched her third victory in three days and qualified for the singles main draw at the Red Rock Open by claiming a 6-2, 7-6(4) triumph over Germany's Tatjana Maria on Tuesday.

Sep
23
2014

Baylor named among nation’s top 20 business schools for networking

There’s a reason our alumni are known as “Baylor Nation.” The Baylor family stretches worldwide; there’s no doubt that, even after leaving campus, you’ll continue to run into Bears flinging their green and gold afar. And when that run-in happens at a networking event or job interview, you can always expect a Baylor Bear to be helpful. […]

Sep
23
2014

Barron’s: Don’t Panic!

Sept. 20, 2014
To find the best moves for anyone near or just into retirement, Barron's spoke to retirement experts and financial advisors, including William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, who looks at the option of retirees having money in tax-deferred accounts so deductions can minimize withdrawal taxes.

Sep
23
2014

Baylor’s LAUNCH Innovative Business Accelerator to host Governor’s Small Business Forum

WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2014) — Baylor University’s LAUNCH Innovative Business Accelerator will host the Governor’s Small Business Forum on Oct. 9 at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC).

Sep
23
2014

Cindy Ratliff

Sympathies to Cindy Ratliff, controller's office, on the death of her father, Mr. Bill Martin, on September 20, 2014.

Sep
23
2014

Forbes: Today's College Freshmen Enjoy Capitalism, Even While Their Aging Professors Condemn It

Sept. 19, 2014
Blaine McCormick, Ph.D., chair of the management department in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, co-authored this Forbes editorial, which responds to the publishing of this year’s Beloit College “Mindset List” – an annual list addressing the current year’s college freshmen and what they know about life. In the editorial, the authors address free-market capitalism and offer “six areas where current freshmen knowledge offers both opportunities – and dangers – for the U.S. economy.” (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in Hankamer School of Business.)

Sep
23
2014

KWTX-TV 10PM News (Waco): Baylor Student-Athletes Volunteer to Pack Meals for World’s Starving Children

Sept. 22, 2014
VIDEO: For the third straight year, Baylor student-athletes from all of the Bears' athletic teams gathered at the Ferrell Center to pack more than 100,000 meals to send to starving children in the developing world through a partnership with the Minnesota-based ministry Feed My Starving Children. Interviewed for the story are Chris Sanders, Baylor football student-athlete, and Conner Daniels, Baylor equestrian student-athlete.

Sep
23
2014

KXXV-TV (Waco): Baylor athletes help pack meals

Sept. 22, 2014
Baylor student-athletes and coaches were busy Monday packing more than 100,000 meals to feed starving children in developing countries. Through a partnership with the Minneapolis/St. Paul ministry, “Feed My Starving Children”, 500 students packed a total of 108,000 meals that will feed nearly 300 children in 70 countries. Quoted in the article is Director of Athletics Ian McCaw: "This event embodies our department's core values and is a prime example of what makes Baylor so unique and special."

Sep
23
2014

KXXV-TV 10PM News (Waco): Baylor athletes help pack meals for world’s starving children

Sept. 22, 2014
VIDEO: Through a partnership with the Minneapolis/St. Paul ministry, “Feed My Starving Children”, 500 Baylor student-athletes and coaches were busy Monday packing more than 100,000 meals to feed starving children in developing countries. Baylor student-athletes and coaches have participated in this effort for the last two years and have packed nearly 218-thousand meals for the ministry.

Sep
23
2014

KXXV-TV Good Morning Texas (Waco): Baylor athletes help pack meals for world’s starving children

Sept. 23, 2014
VIDEO: Through a partnership with the Minneapolis/St. Paul ministry, “Feed My Starving Children”, 500 Baylor student-athletes and coaches were busy Monday packing more than 100,000 meals to feed starving children in developing countries. Baylor student-athletes and coaches have participated in this effort for the last two years and have packed nearly 218-thousand meals for the ministry.

Sep
23
2014

Medical Product Outsourcing: OxySure Systems Names VP of Worldwide Resuscitation Sales

Sept. 18, 2014
Clark Hood, B.B.A. ’85, has been named vice president of worldwide resuscitation sales for Oxysure Systems, Inc. With more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare profession, Hood has held sales and management positions within companies such as Cardiac Science, BrainLab Inc. and U.S. Surgical Corporation.

Sep
23
2014

Newsroom America: Wealthy Citizens Have More Clout in State Government, Baylor Study Finds

Sept. 18, 2014
When making policy decisions, state legislators are more attentive to the political opinions of wealthy citizens than those of poor citizens, according to a new Baylor University study by Patrick Flavin, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. The study, titled "Lobbying Regulations and Political Equality in the American States,” is published online in the American Politics Research journal and concluded that stricter regulations on professional lobbyists could promote more equal political representation. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the political science department and placed this story.)

Sep
23
2014

Religion News Service: Mental Illness Rarely Addressed by Churches

Sept. 22, 2014
This story about a new LifeWay Research survey, which found that Protestant clergy rarely preach about mental illness and onely oe-quarter of congregations have a plan to assist families of the mentally ill, also mentions a Baylor University study of 70 seminaries. The Baylor study, which found that seminaries do little to train ministers to recognize mental illness and refer individuals to a doctor or psychologist, was led by Matthew S. Stanford, professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers psychology faculty and research and pitched this story to national media.)

Sep
23
2014

Report It! folder assists faculty and staff in helping students

In the past couple of weeks you should have received a REPORT IT! folder through campus mail. This folder is provided as a resource to assist you in helping our students with valuable information related to issues such as academic integrity, ethics, class room attendance, bias and discrimination, students of concern, and much more.

Sep
23
2014

The Kansas City Star: Pinched consumers going on saving spree, looking for deals

Sept. 22, 2014
Personal finance article originally in The Dallas Morning News about how today’s consumer is more prudent and less inclined to go on rampant spending sprees is picked up by numerous national papers, including the Kansas City Starr. The article quotes James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. “We really are a little bit scared — memories of how catastrophic it was and how much worse it could have been in 2007-2008,” Roberts said. “I think we all still see an economy that we don’t trust — that the other shoe’s going to drop.” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business and arranged the interview with Roberts.)

Sep
23
2014

The Spokesman Review (Spokane, Wash.): App aims to alert parents to sign of rare eye cancer

Sept. 23, 2014
Bryan Shaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is receiving national attention for his effort to create a free smartphone app to warn shutterbug parents of a glow in young children’s eyes – a white reflection from a camera’s flash – that could signal a rare cancer. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story to national media in November 2013.)

Sep
23
2014

The Washington Times: Poll: Americans want more politics with their preaching

Sept. 22, 2014
Article on the findings of a survey that revealed more Americans want politics preached from church pulpits quotes Andrew Hogue, Ph.D., director of the Civic Education & Community Service Program and lecturer of political science at Baylor. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the department of political science.)

Sep
23
2014

Waco Tribune-Herald: Gold medalist Wariner headlines Baylor hall of fame class

Sept. 19, 2014
Six former Baylor standout student-athletes – Yulanda Nelson (track & field, 1996-99), Adrian Robinson (football, 1992-95), Richard Stevens (football, 1967-69), Jon Topolski (baseball, 1996-99), Ted Uhlaender (baseball, 1959-61) and Jeremy Wariner (track & field, 2003-04), comprise Baylor University’s 55th Athletic Hall of Fame class that will be honored during Homecoming weekend, Oct. 31-Nov. 1. Former Baylor letterman Mike Bourland (football) has been selected to join the Hall of Fame's Wall of Honor.

Sep
22
2014

M. Tennis. Lenz Qualifies For Napa Valley Challenger Main Draw

With his third victory in three days, Baylor men's tennis junior Julian Lenz earned a spot in the singles main draw at the Napa Valley 50k Challenger on Monday.

Sep
22
2014

W. Tennis. Burgic Tallies Upset Victory at Red Rock Open

Baylor women's tennis senior Ema Burgic came from behind to take a 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over American Hayley Carter in the second round of qualifying singles at the Red Rock Open on Monday.