Students News

Apr
1
2015

Acrobatics & Tumbling. A&T Takes Top Spot in Coaches' Poll

The Baylor Acrobatics & Tumbling team (6-0) earned eight of 11 first place votes to move to first in the third National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association's Coaches' Poll of the season Wednesday.

Apr
1
2015

Softball. Softball's Thumann Selected by Dallas Charge in NPF Draft

Baylor senior outfielder Kaitlyn Thumann was selected by the Dallas Charge in the sixth round of the National Fastpitch League college draft Wednesday in Nashville, Tenn.

Apr
1
2015

Softball. Softball to Retire Reagan's Jersey; to Host Texas Tech in Big 12 Series

The No. 15 Baylor softball team will play host to Texas Tech to continue Big 12 play Thursday through Saturday at Getterman Stadium.

Apr
1
2015

Track. Bromell Named Big 12 Athlete of the Week

Following a victory in the 100-meter dash at the Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, Baylor track and field sophomore Trayvon Bromell was tabbed the Big 12 Male Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week, conference officials announced on Wednesday.

Apr
1
2015

Baseball. Baseball Plays Texas State in Split Three-Game Weekend Series

Baylor (12-16) plays Texas State (12-15-1) in a weekend split three-game series.

Apr
1
2015

M. Golf. Jones Named to 2015 Ben Hogan Award Watch List

Baylor men's golf senior Kyle Jones is one of 24 collegiate golfers on the 2015 Ben Hogan Award Watch List, presented by the Colonial Country Club, The Friends of Golf (FOG) and the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Apr
1
2015

Truett prof to succeed Garland as seminary dean

Two months from today, Dr. Todd Still, BA ’88, will take office as the fifth dean of Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary. A member of Phi Beta Kappa while at Baylor, Still graduated in 1988 with a degree in Greek and sociology. After earning his M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a doctorate […]

Apr
1
2015

4-Traders: First Business Financial Services Opens San Antonio Office

March 31, 2015
Michael Doyle, B.B.A. (marketing and management) ’81, has been named vice president and business development officer of the newest branch of First Business Financial Services, Inc., set to open in San Antonio. Doyle has been active in the financial services industry for 28 years, focusing on asset-based lending.

Apr
1
2015

Amber Adamson

Sympathies to faculty member Amber Adamson, journalism, public relations and new media department, on the death of her father, Mr. William Bradley, on March 28, 2015.

Apr
1
2015

FilAmStar (Publication for Filipinos in America): Pope Francis’ view of God

March 30, 2015
Article about Filipinos’ view of God mentions a study by Baylor University that found one’s view of God determines political views and values. The study, conducted by Baylor’s Institute for the Study of Religion (ISR), reviewed and analyzed the results of a survey of 1,721 Americans. It revealed four views of God: authoritarian, benevolent, judgmental and distant. The article says that Pope Francis espouses the view of God as benevolent and quotes a columnist who writes that Filipinos’ concept of God is distant but intervening. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers ISR research and faculty.)

Apr
1
2015

Lead Gift from Longtime Benefactor Supports Purchase of New Building for Baylor Nursing School

WACO, Texas (April 1, 2015) – Baylor University today announced a lead gift by Louise “Lou” Herrington Ornelas of Tyler, Texas, that made possible the purchase of the Baptist General Convention of Texas building in Dallas for use as the new home for Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Baylor will begin plans to renovate the facility, to be named the Louise Herrington Nursing School Building, to house the outstanding academic programs and simulation training for which the School is nationally recognized.

Apr
1
2015

Lead Gift from Longtime Benefactor Supports Purchase of New Building for Baylor Nursing School

WACO, Texas (April 1, 2015) – Baylor University today announced a lead gift by Louise “Lou” Herrington Ornelas of Tyler, Texas, that made possible the purchase of the Baptist General Convention of Texas building in Dallas for use as the new home for Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Baylor will begin plans to renovate the facility, to be named the Louise Herrington Nursing School Building, to house the outstanding academic programs and simulation training for which the School is nationally recognized.

Apr
1
2015

Medical Xpress: Sense of gratitude counters life dissatisfaction in psychological study

March 25, 2015
A Baylor University study led by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University, showed that individuals who were highly materialism were less satisfied with their lives, but that gratitude can “buffer” the negative effects of materialism. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers Hankamer School of Business research and faculty.)

Apr
1
2015

MSN: 10 Common Investing Rules that No Longer Apply

March 26, 2015
When does traditional wisdom crumble into irrelevance? Financial advisors – including Bill Reichenstein, Ph.D., the Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business – say that moment comes when clichés become counterproductive. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers the Hankamer School of Business.)

Apr
1
2015

National Ground Water Association: Student Receives Groundwater Industry Awards for Posters, Presentations

March 31, 2015
Stephanie S. Wong, M.S. (geology) ’12 and doctoral candidate, has received her third Farvolden Award for paper or poster presentations made at the 2015 National Ground Water Association. The awards are based on the quality of the presentation, content including contribution to groundwater science, engineering, management or policy and demonstrated insight on the chosen topic. Wong also received Farvolden Awards in 2010 and 2011.

Apr
1
2015

Patheos.com: Seeing the World with Resurrection Eyes

March 26, 2015
Article by Greg Garrett, Ph.D., professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, who writes about the Resurrection and cites the two traditions of the “doubting Thomas” as either a “faithless cad” or “a saint-in-training.” Instead, he suggests seeing Thomas as “a symbolic and altogether typical human being.”

Apr
1
2015

UVA Today: U.Va.’s Lisa Spaar Earns National Recognition for Long-Lasting Effects of Teaching

March 31, 2015
Finalists for the Cherry Award for Great Teaching, created by Baylor University alumnus Robert Foster Cherry, A.B. ’29, have been selected. Finalists each will receive $15,000 and present lectures at Baylor. The eventual Cherry Award winner will receive $250,000 and will teach in residence at Baylor during fall 2016 or spring 2017. Foster created the award to recognize excellent teachers and bring them in contact with Baylor students.

Mar
31
2015

Baseball. Baseball Falls to No. 20 Houston, 11-0

Baylor (12-15) dropped an 11-0 decision to No. 20 Houston (20-9) Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark.

Mar
31
2015

W. Volleyball. VB's Malloy Selected as U.S. Collegiate National Team Member

Baylor volleyball's Andie Malloy was announced as a member of the U.S. Collegiate National Team for the second-straight year.