Students News

Aug
28
2014

W. Soccer. Soccer Ventures West for First Road Tests this Weekend

After a successful opening weekend, Baylor soccer (2-0-0) heads west to face Utah Valley (1-2-0) Friday at 8 p.m. CT and No. 23 BYU Monday at 2 p.m.

Aug
28
2014

General News. Bear Foundation Reaches Membership Milestone

If you noticed on one of the first pages, No. 1 on the list of goals for the BBF for this year is to hit the 5,000 level for memberships. Considering we were at 4,639 through last year, that seemed a very reachable goal.

Aug
28
2014

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Opens Season Friday with Abilene Christian

BU will play three matches between Friday and Saturday at the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational, beginning with Abilene Christian Friday at 7 p.m. at the Ferrell Center.

Aug
28
2014

Cross Country. Cross Country Opens Season Hosting Bear Twilight Invitational

Baylor's cross country teams will open the 2014 season by hosting the annual Bear Twilight Invitational at the Heart of Texas Soccer Complex on Friday.

Aug
28
2014

"Sailgaters" to begin new era for Baylor and the Brazos

Three years ago, we learned that McLane Stadium would be built on the banks of the Brazos River, and we wondered, “Could people really boat to the new stadium?” Now, of course, we know the answer. Come Sunday, the Brazos River will take on a decidedly green-and-gold tint as Baylor joins a small and notable […]

Aug
28
2014

Aberdeen (SD) News: Hey moms: Your neighbor’s religion could determine whether you work

Aug. 27, 2014
Religious influence in a community might affect whether or not a woman works, regardless of her own religious preferences, according to a Baylor University study by Aaron Franzen and Jenna Griebel. The researchers found that married women between the ages of 18 and 65 are more likely to work outside the home in communities that are predominantly mainline Protestant and black Protestant. Franzen is a former Baylor sociology researcher and Griebel is a research assistant in Baylor’s department of sociology in the College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the sociology department and placed this story.)

Aug
28
2014

Baylor Expert: ‘Big Data’ Marketing Success Requires Culture Change, Correct Technology

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2014) – The amount of data collected in today’s marketplace – about people, their habits, the products they purchase, how, when and where they purchase – is staggering.

Aug
28
2014

Inland360: Colfax native finalist in National Anthem singing contest

Aug. 27, 2014
Sophomore Lindsay Webber, a vocal performance major in Baylor’s School of Music, is a finalist in a national anthem singing contest where the winner will receive a $10,000 college scholarship.

Aug
28
2014

KCEN-TV: Baylor, Waco Chamber Say Game Day Downtown Parking Worries Unfounded

Aug. 25, 2014
VIDEO: McLane Stadium parking lots will be used for donors only, leaving single game ticket holders to park in downtown Waco and walk to the stadium. Nick Joos, executive associate athletic director for external affairs, is interviewed and said the athletic department views the parking issue a “win-win” for Baylor, the city of Waco and downtown.

Aug
28
2014

KWTX-TV: Live Interview Friday with Drayton McLane Jr. and President Ken Starr

Aug. 28, 2014
McLane Stadium Founder and Baylor Regent Emeritus Drayton McLane Jr. and Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr will join KWTX-TV Ch. 10 news anchors Julie Hays and Gordon Collier during a live broadcast Friday, Aug. 29, from McLane Stadium.

Aug
28
2014

KWTX-TV: Waco: Forum Addresses Impact of Payday, Auto-Title Lending

Aug. 27, 2014
Article about the upcoming forum for Citizens for Responsible Lending, a coalition of local groups that includes Baylor University’s department of Community Engagement and Service.

Aug
28
2014

McLane Kickoff Weekend is Here

The wait is over. The opening of Baylor's beautiful new McLane Stadium has arrived. Starting Thursday, a series of events spanning several days will kickoff the opening of McLane Stadium culminating with the defending Big 12 Champion Baylor Bears taking on old Southwest Conference rival SMU to start the 2014 season.

Aug
28
2014

McLane Kickoff Weekend is Here

The wait is over. The opening of Baylor's beautiful new McLane Stadium has arrived. Starting Thursday, a series of events spanning several days will kickoff the opening of McLane Stadium culminating with the defending Big 12 Champion Baylor Bears taking on old Southwest Conference rival SMU to start the 2014 season.

Aug
28
2014

Phys.org: Research geared to keep women from fleeing IT profession

Aug. 27, 2014
An article about new research by Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, that finds employers have been focusing on the wrong challenges facing women in the IT field. Riemenschneider’s study shows that occupational culture and informal social networks at IT firms are areas that need more attention than areas such as work-family conflict and organizational structures. Focusing on mentoring and co-ed social activities among employees can also be helpful, according to the study. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business and successfully pitched and placed this research story.)

Aug
28
2014

Science Codex: Research geared to keep women from fleeing IT profession

Aug. 27, 2014
An article about new research by Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, that finds employers have been focusing on the wrong challenges facing women in the IT field. Riemenschneider’s study shows that occupational culture and informal social networks at IT firms are areas that need more attention than areas such as work-family conflict and organizational structures. Focusing on mentoring and co-ed social activities among employees can also be helpful, according to the study. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business and successfully pitched and placed this research story.)

Aug
28
2014

Texas and Baylor History Portrayed by Baylor's First Art Professor On Display in Martin Museum of Art

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2014)— As football fans flood into Baylor’s new $266 million McLane Stadium for its debut game this weekend — Baylor vs. opponent SMU — the two universities will be on the same team in a much smaller venue across the Brazos River.

Aug
28
2014

Texas Monthly: The State’s Next Heisman Winner?

Aug. 28, 2014
Interview with Baylor Bears quarterback Bryce Petty, who has been rumored to be a potential candidate for the next Heisman Trophy.

Aug
28
2014

Waco Tribune-Herald: Ashley Thornton, Board of Contributors: For all the talk and all the meetings, plenty locally is happening

Aug. 27, 2014
Opinion column by Ashley Thornton, director of continuous improvement at Baylor University, about the positive changes happening in Waco and the number of meetings required to evoke such change.

Aug
28
2014

Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor adds downtown shuttle for Thursday stadium debut

Baylor University will provide free shuttle service from downtown Waco for crowds attending the free Traditions Rally on Thursday, the first public event at McLane Stadium.

Aug
28
2014

Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor game day tailgating sites offering live music

Aug. 28, 2014
Several major tailgating sites will host live performances from local and regional musicians at Baylor’s first home football game at McLane Stadium this Sunday.