Students News

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.

Mar
31
2015

W. Equestrian. Equestrian named No. 2 Seed for NCEA Championship

The Baylor Equestrian team will be the No. 2 seed in the NCEA National Championship to be held at the Extraco Event Center in Waco on April 16-18.

Mar
31
2015

W. Basketball. Nina Davis Earns Pair of All-American Awards

Sophomore Nina Davis joined an elite club, earning first team All-America honors from both The Associated Press and the United States Basketball Writers Association today.

Mar
31
2015

‘The Gathering’ draws 35,000 to McLane Stadium for historic night of worship

Shortly after Baylor football broke in its new home on the Brazos River last fall, Drayton McLane Jr., BBA ’58, approached Waco pastor (and former Regent) Ramiro Peña, BA ’88, with another idea for filling the facility. “Drayton had a vision of using McLane Stadium for more than football,” said Peña. “He asked me, ‘Would you help […]

Mar
31
2015

KWTX-TV (Central Texas): Former Baylor WR Reaches Out To Child Battling Life-threatening Illness

March 29, 2015
VIDEO INCLUDED: Dallas Cowboys' wide receiver Terrance Williams, B.S.E. ‘12, a former student-athlete at Baylor, sent a personal video message last week to a young fan in Indiana battling a life-threatening illness.

Mar
31
2015

KXXV-TV (Central Texas): Record-breaking Crowd Attends ‘The Gathering’

March 30, 2015
VIDEO INCLUDED: “The Gathering,” a Palm Sunday worship event at Baylor's McLane Stadium, attracted more than 30,000 people, with more than 1,200 people making decisions about their faith and more than 12 tons of food donated for local pantries. Pastor Ramiro Pena, the event’s executive director, said the service is believed to be the largest worship gathering in Waco’s history. Pastor Kevin Harrison, lead administrator of the planning team, said some 40,000 Instagram pictures were put online during “The Gathering,” and it was the No. 4 trending topic on Twitter on Sunday. Both men believe the event will serve as a blueprint for mass worship services in other cities.

Mar
31
2015

The Lariat: New School of Music dean to pursue excellence

March 30, 2015
Baylor has appointed Gary Mortenson, D.M.A., as dean of the School of Music after a months-long search. As dean, “the No. 1 thing I want to see as a leader is for everyone to grow and prosper,” Mortenson said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the School of Music.)

Mar
31
2015

Waco Tribune-Herald: City Seeks Descendants of Those Unearthed from First Street Cemetery

March 27, 2015
The city of Waco is seeking descendants of early Waco residents whose remains were unearthed in 2007 during a construction project behind the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. John Wilson, director of Baylor University’s Texas Collection and chairman of the First Street Cemetery Memorial Advisory Committee, is quoted. He says it is unclear how many individuals were disinterred from the historic First Street Cemetery, with a recent estimate of about 75.

Mar
31
2015

Waco Tribune-Herald: Study Seeks Fix for Scenic but Dangerous Section of Lake Shore Drive

March 29, 2015
VIDEO INCLUDED: A “dream team,” which includes Baylor’s Peter Allen, Ph.D., professor of urban environmental geology, engineering geology and hydrology, has been put together by Waco city officials to study the dangerous-but-scenic Lake Shore Drive’s traffic and geology problems, which appear to be related. According to Allen, the road rests on an unstable geological formation that runs from Sherman in North Texas to south of Waco, creating a dangerous environment for a road.

Mar
31
2015

Yahoo! Finance: 10 Common Investing Rules That Don’t Apply Anymore

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.)

Mar
30
2015

W. Basketball. WBB's Nina Davis a Wooden All-American

Sophomore forward Nina Davis is one of five John R. Wooden Award Women's All Americans the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced on Monday.

Mar
30
2015

Baseball. Baseball Hosts No. 20 Houston Tuesday Night

Baylor (12-15) hosts No. 20 Houston (19-9) Tuesday at Baylor Ballpark with a 6:30 p.m. CT first pitch on FOX Sports Southwest.

Mar
30
2015

General News. Baylor Again Featured in Texas Rangers University Days

FOX Sports Southwest and the Texas Rangers announced today they are bringing back Texas Rangers University Days for a second season in 2015.

Mar
30
2015

Lady Bears’ run ends with 5th Elite Eight in 6 years

Entering this season, Baylor women’s basketball fans could have been excused for expecting a bit of a downturn. The team had graduated its leading scorer (and one of the best players in program history) for the second straight season. Furthermore, the roster featured just one senior, and more than 2/3 of the team’s minutes would go to freshmen […]

Mar
30
2015

W. Basketball. Baylor, Notre Dame Postgame Notes

Notre Dame 77, Baylor 68

Mar
30
2015

Baylor Provost David Garland Announces Appointment of Dr. Gary Mortenson as Dean of the School of Music

WACO, Texas (March 30, 2015) — After an extensive national search, Baylor University Provost and Executive Vice President David E. Garland, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Gary Mortenson, D.M.A., as the new dean of the School of Music at Baylor.