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Sep
22
2017

M. Tennis. MT’s Schretter Still Undefeated at Oracle ITA Masters

Baylor men’s tennis junior Johannes Schretter advanced to the main draw singles semifinals and mixed doubles final after a successful 4-0 day at the Oracle ITA Masters Friday at the Malibu Racquet Club.

Sep
22
2017

W. Soccer. SOC Slips to No. 5 West Virginia in Overtime

WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer (6-2-1) dropped a 2-1 overtime decision to No. 5 West Virginia (8-2-0) on Friday evening at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.

Sep
22
2017

W. Equestrian. EQ Sets Program Point Record with 18-2 Win

WACO, Texas – No. 5 Baylor equestrian (1-0) opened its 2017-18 season with a commanding 18-2 win over West Texas A&M (0-1) on Friday morning at the Willis Family Equestrian Center, setting a new program record for most points scored in a single contest.

Sep
22
2017

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Duo Begins Ivy-Plus Invitational Play

Baylor men's tennis juniors Jimmy Bendeck and Will Little went 2-2 on day one of the Ivy-Plus Invitational on Friday at the Lenz Tennis Center.

Sep
22
2017

W. Golf. Women's Golf Opens Season at Schooner Fall Classic

Baylor women's golf opens its 2017-18 season this weekend at the Schooner Fall Classic in Norman, Okla. The three-day, 54-hole tournament runs Saturday through Monday on the par-71, 6,046-yard course at Belmar Golf Club.

Sep
22
2017

Football. Five Keys to #SicOU

Baylor’s defense has made dramatic strides over the last two weeks, holding Duke to just 4-of-18 on third down.

Sep
22
2017

W. Tennis. WT Sends Two to Stillwater Pro Tennis Classic

Two Baylor women's tennis players are set to compete at the Stillwater Pro Tennis Classic at Michael and Anne Greenwood Tennis Center on the campus of Oklahoma State from Sept. 24-26.

Sep
22
2017

Newest Baylor Religion Study results again draw national attention

Since 2005, Baylor’s Department of Sociology, along with the university’s Institute for Studies of Religion, has been conducting national surveys of American religious beliefs, values and behaviors. They’ve delved into topics such as American secularism, megachurches, religion’s influence on voters, and whether Americans believe in healing prayer. Their results are often surprising, provocative, even incendiary […]

Sep
22
2017

W. Volleyball. Preview: Volleyball Preps for Saturday Match at TCU

Baylor volleyball (11-3, 1-0 Big 12) hits the road for a Big 12 matchup against I-35 rival TCU Saturday at 2 p.m. CT at University Recreation Center in Fort Worth.

Sep
22
2017

W. Soccer. Brazilian Wants to Help Others’ Dreams Come True

For most of the 47 coaches, student-athletes and staff that went on the Baylor Sports Ministry’s trip to Maceio, Brazil back in May, seeing the level of poverty and living conditions were sobering shocks to their systems.

Sep
22
2017

Baylor Lariat: Baylor Business Equips Students to Lead Nonprofits

Sept. 5, 2017
The Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Service within Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business focuses on teaching its students through research, teaching and outreach. Students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to succeed in summer internships, jobs and in their future career goals. The center maintains close-knit relationships with many nonprofits around Waco and provides opportunities for students to connect with a job they love.

Sep
22
2017

Baylor Lariat: Center for Global Engagement strives to make its mark

Sept. 20, 2017
Baylor’s Center for Global Engagement is helping students get more out of their travels as budding leaders with international experience as well as lifelong memories. Baylor’s study abroad programs spread across six continents and 47 countries with new programs, like Baylor in Peru, added every year. Quoted are Bo White, director of study abroad, and Jeffrey Hamilton, Ph.D., vice provost of global education. “Study abroad shouldn’t be a separate part of your education experience, it should be organic,” Hamilton said.

Sep
22
2017

BaylorNews Online: Cultivating Baylor’s Future: Baylor Young Scholars

July 18, 2017
In its first year, the Spiritual Life and Character Formation Task Force has already implemented a number of new and updated programs focused around Baylor University’s Christian mission. While some initiatives have concentrated on student development and others have focused on faculty and staff, the Baylor Young Scholars Program has taken a unique approach to impacting both.

Sep
22
2017

Crossroads Today: VISC superintendent named as finalist in 2017 Superintendent of the Year Award

Sept. 20, 2017
Jim Vaszauskas, B.S. (Education) ’80, was selected as a state finalist for the annual Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) award. Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, the SOTY program has recognized exemplary superintendents for excellence and achievement in educational leadership since 1984.

Sep
22
2017

Huffington Post: All The Ways Hurricanes Can Harm — And Help — The Ecosystems They Hit

Sept. 21, 2017
Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is quoted in this article about how Hurricanes Harvey and Irma can impact the ecosystem. “With extreme events like this, we need to understand what’s happened, we need to learn from it, and hopefully that will help us when we face future scenarios to be more resilient,” Brooks said. He and his colleagues have tested water quality on Dickinson Bayou southeast of Houston to examine the environmental impact of elevated floodwaters.

Sep
22
2017

Patheos: An Ordinary Preaching Woman in a Texas Baptist Church, c. 1930

Sept. 20, 2017
Beth Allison Barr, Ph.D., associate professor of history in the College of Arts & Sciences, writes a column about how female leadership in the church is a normal and necessary contribution to Christian history.

Sep
22
2017

Pulitzer Prize Winner Will Speak At This Year’s Beall-Russell Lecture

WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2017) — Baylor students and the Waco community will have the opportunity to hear from Pulitzer Prize winner and National Humanities Medalist Isabel Wilkerson during this year’s Beall-Russell Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 in Cashion Room 510.

Sep
22
2017

Reader’s Digest: This Is the Absolute Best Time to Wake Up to Be More Productive (It’s Not 5 A.M.)

Sept. 21, 2017
A recent Baylor study about the benefits of regular sleep is cited in this article about a growing body of research that points to how consistency in sleep correlates to boosting productivity. Conducted by Elise King, assistant professor of interior design, and Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, the study of interior design students found that skimping on sleep, followed by supposed “catch-up days,” was associated with worse cognition — both in attention and creativity.

Sep
22
2017

This Week at Baylor: Sept. 24-30, 2017

WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2017) – This week, Baylor welcomes several guest speakers and will host a variety of concerts. Lectures, career panels, artist conversations and colloquiums offer expert insight on a variety of topics.