Students News

Feb
5
2016

Track. Hood Opens Baylor’s Run At Charlie Thomas Invitational

Baylor track and field junior Chase Hood was Baylor’s lone participant on the first day of action at the Charlie Thomas Invitational Friday at Gilliam Indoor Track & Field Stadium.

Feb
5
2016

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Downs No. 51 Oregon, 4-2

The 15th-ranked Baylor women's tennis team captured a 4-2 victory over No. 51 Oregon Friday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis.

Feb
5
2016

Acrobatics & Tumbling. A&T Picked First in Preseason NCATA Poll

After winning its first National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) national championship, Baylor will enter the 2016 NCATA season favored to repeat after receiving nine first-place votes in the annual NCATA Preseason Coaches Poll.

Feb
5
2016

W. Equestrian. No. 3 EQ Drops On the Road to No. 4 TAMU

No. 3 Baylor Equestrian (7-3, 2-1 Big 12) fought back from an early deficit, but couldn’t maintain the momentum to overtake the hosts, No. 4 Texas A&M (7-2, 2-2 SEC), taking a 10-8 loss.

Feb
5
2016

W. Basketball. No. 4/4 WBB Hosts Kansas on Family Day

The fourth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears put their nine-game win streak on the line as they play their second straight home game by hosting the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 2:05 p.m. (CT).

Feb
5
2016

More BaylorProud artists & bands who have made names for themselves

Last summer, we compiled this list of 14 BaylorProud artists you should be listening to — singers and bands who have made names for themselves in recent years, and who, just like you, are Baylor Bears. Since then, you’ve brought to our attention eight more names that to check out. Here’s a quick rundown, starting with our updated Spotify playlist: Two former Uproar […]

Feb
5
2016

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Hosts No. 20 Mississippi

The fourth-ranked Baylor men’s tennis team looks to bounce back from its first loss the season with a match against No. 20 Mississippi Saturday at 6 p.m. CT at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

Feb
5
2016

M. Basketball. No. 15/13 MBB Travels to No. 14/12 West Virginia

No. 15/13 Baylor Basketball is headed to Morgantown, W.Va., for Saturday's game at No. 14/12 West Virginia. The Bears are the only team to win three games in Morgantown since 2012-13. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.

Feb
5
2016

American Heart Association Invites Local Landmarks to 'Go Red' Friday Night for National Wear Red Day

The American Heart Association has invited several national and local iconic landmarks to turn their facades red on Friday, Feb. 5, in support of the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day to elevate awareness of heart disease.

Feb
5
2016

American Heart Association Invites Local Landmarks to 'Go Red' Friday Night for National Wear Red Day

The American Heart Association has invited several national and local iconic landmarks to turn their facades red on Friday, Feb. 5, in support of the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day to elevate awareness of heart disease.

Feb
5
2016

Baylor Theatre Presents ‘Mary Stuart: Historical Revival of Power and Passion’

WACO, Texas (Feb. 5, 2016) – Baylor University Theatre will begin the spring 2016 season with Friedrich Schiller’s "Mary Stuart," the story of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her sudden incarceration and pending execution at the hands of her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.

Feb
5
2016

Consumer Affairs: Get ready, Zika virus is coming to the U.S.

Feb. 4, 2016
This article on the Zika virus features Richard Duhrkopf, Ph.D., associate professor of biology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, a nationally known expert on mosquitoes. “Since we are in February, we will not see any viral transmission immediately, but as the weather warms up and there is a greater flow of the virus into the country, I am confident we will see transmission this summer,” Duhrkopf said. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched Duhrkopf as an expert to speak about mosquitoes and transmission of the Zika virus.)

Feb
5
2016

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Analysis: Fort Worth Symphony, other orchestras work to stay in tune with economic reality

Feb. 5, 2016
David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer in American history at Baylor University, is quoted in this article about the economics associated with orchestras. “One of the central problems an orchestra faces is no matter what size its patronage is, or how many people it puts in the seats, it takes the same amount of work to put on a Mozart symphony,” he said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Smith as an expert for this story. She covers the history department.)

Feb
5
2016

Fresno Bee: Diane Stafford: Don't use this word in your resume

Feb. 2, 2016
This business column by the Kansas City Star’s Diane Stafford features Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who advises job-seekers to avoid adding “multitasking” to their resumes. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this story idea nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Feb
5
2016

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Super Bowl Activities for Your Children

Feb. 4, 2016
Anna Burton, a teacher with Baylor’s Piper Center for Family Activities and Child Development, shares ideas for healthy, educational and fun activities to keep children occupied on Super Bowl Sunday. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Burton as an expert for this story. She covers family and consumer sciences research and faculty.)

Feb
5
2016

Medical Daily: Mom Uses Camera Flash To Detect Baby's Retinoblastoma, A Rare Eye Cancer

Feb. 2, 2016
In this article about a mother who used flash photography to find her son’s eye cancer, research by Bryan F. Shaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is mentioned. Shaw created the first quantifiable scale for leukocoria, or white eye, a hallmark sign of retinoblastoma and other eye diseases. (Tonya B. Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, has pitched Shaw’s research nationally since 2013. She covers chemistry and biochemistry department.)

Feb
5
2016

Medical Emergency Preparedness

Do you know the basics of what to do if a medical emergency occurs in your office area or building? Who to call, what information to provide, what to do?

Feb
5
2016

Medical News Today: Mosquitos and Zika: the insect behind the outbreak

Feb. 5, 2016
Richard Duhrkopf, Ph.D., associate professor of biology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, a nationally known expert on mosquitoes, is featured in this article addressing the Zika virus. Duhrkopf provides a checklist of ways to reduce the risk of mosquito bites. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched Duhrkopf as an expert to speak about mosquitos and transmission of the Zika virus.)

Feb
5
2016

The Christian Post: Fixer Upper’s Chip and Joanna Gaines Live Out Their Faith on Hit Show

Feb. 4, 2016
Chip Gaines, B.B.A. (Marketing) ’98, and Joanna Gaines, B.A. (Communication Specialist) ’01, have won over the hearts of hit HGTV show “Fixer Upper” viewers using their platform of faith. The couple told the Billy Graham Evangelic Association, “Our family has made a commitment to put Christ first, a lifestyle our parents modeled for us very well. They showed us how to keep our marriage and family centered around God.”

Feb
5
2016

UPI: Ancient wildebeest-like animal had the nose of a hadrosaur

Feb. 4, 2016
While studying fossilized skulls of an ancient wildebeest-like animal called the Rusingoryx atopocranion, Daniel Peppe, Ph.D., associate professor of geology in Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences, and a team of researchers discovered the mammal had a very unusual, trumpet-like nasal dome similar to lambeosaurine hadrosaur dinosaurs that lived during the Cretaceous period. "The thing that's really remarkable is that lambeosaurine hadrosaurs are the only other animals that we know of that have a similar feature," Peppe said. (Tonya B. Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications covers research and faculty in the geology department.)