Students News

Mar
29
2017

Track. Multi-Event Athletes Start Texas Relays Run

Baylor's track and field team had five multi-event athletes begin competition at the 90th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, presented by Spectrum Wednesday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Mar
29
2017

Softball. No. 13 SB Takes Win over Abilene Christian

WACO, Texas – No. 13/14 Baylor softball (29-6) improved to 9-0 in midweek games, downing Abilene Christian (18-14) with a 6-0 shutout on Wednesday evening at Getterman Stadium.

Mar
29
2017

Track. Track & Field Sweeps Big 12 Athlete of the Week Honors

Baylor track and field athletes Cion Hicks and Ryan Womack were named the Big 12 Athletes of the Week, the league announced Wednesday.

Mar
29
2017

Baseball. No. 21/22 Baseball Visits Washington for Weekend Series

No. 21/22 Baylor baseball heads to Seattle this weekend for a non-conference three-game series vs. Washington. The games are scheduled for 8 p.m. CT Friday, 4 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Mar
29
2017

Baylor SOE partnership with Midway ISD receives national award

Eight years ago, Midway High School became a Baylor Professional Development School (PDS) campus. For Baylor School of Education (SOE) undergraduate students, that meant that instead of sitting in a classroom staring at PowerPoint slides, they could get real classroom experience with mentor teachers. For Midway, it meant exposure to emerging best teaching practices (like researching […]

Mar
29
2017

#BearsOfBaylor — “I knew this is what I was truly called to do…”

“When I came here for orientation, I was a clinical psychology major. My intent was to come in and help people. Very cliché. I’m very independent, I told my mom to stay home during orientation. I told her, “You won’t be in college with me. I’m going to do this on my own.” It backfired, […]

Mar
29
2017

Baylor Lariat: Recent study shows fear of technology can lead to job insecurity

March 28, 2017
People who fear robots, artificial intelligence and new technology are more likely to fear job loss due to automation, according to a study by Baylor sociologist Paul McClure. The “technophobes” also are more likely to suffer anxiety-related mental health issues and worry about not having enough money in the future.

Mar
29
2017

CNSNews.com: Hope for the Homeless: Keep Christians in the Public Square

March 28, 2017
Essay by author and radio host Eric Metaxas, who writes about the importance of keeping Christians in the public square, focusing on recent research by Byron R. Johnson, Ph.D., co-director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, and William Wubbenhorst, a non-resident ISR fellow, about the quantity and quality of the work that faith-based organizations do for the homeless day in and day out. Their research found that FBOs are “at the forefront of innovation” in helping to transform homeless people and their families through a variety of education, healthcare, job training and addiction recovery services.

Mar
29
2017

Cody Hall

Sympathies to Cody Hall, Assistant Athletic Director of Business Operations in the Athletic Department, on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Donna Kay Hall, on March 20, 2017.

Mar
29
2017

East Oregonian: Earwax tells whale of a tale: Pendleton grad seeks insight into whales’ environment

March 28, 2017
This article features Stephen Trumble, Ph.D., associate professor of biology, and Sascha Usenko, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental science, whose whale earwax research and artifacts are currently exhibited at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Trumble and Usenko’s research was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal in 2013 and was featured in more than 100 news articles.

Mar
29
2017

Freestone County Times: Baylor Recreation Expert Shares Tips to Help You Enjoy the Outdoors

March 28, 2017
Christopher Wynveen, Ph.D., associate professor of recreation and leisure services in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, shares four tips to help people enjoy and experience the great outdoors this spring and summer. “Our country has some of the world’s best parks and forests,” Wynveen said. “Take time to visit a state or national park or forest this summer to get away from everyday stress, be active, and build memories with family and friends.” (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Dr. Wynveen as an expert source.)

Mar
29
2017

Jackson (MS) Free Press: 'Transform Your Hustle': 'Shark Tank'-Style Re-Entry Program Coming to State

March 21, 2017
Baylor University is providing Mississippi inmates with certificates in career readiness after they participate in a re-entry program by Defy Ventures, a New York-based nonprofit. The program works with inmates in Central Mississippi Correctional Facility to aid encourage entrepreneurship, rehabilitation and re-entry. Inmates learn from university professors through video courses on business, personal finance, psychology and etiquette.

Mar
29
2017

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: Kumbayah

March 26, 2017
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden features First Mount Olive Freewill Baptist Church Senior Choir No. 1 and one of the group's records that included a rousing rendition of the spiritual "Come By Here Lord", or as it's more famously known as "Kumbayah." Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.

Mar
29
2017

KXXV-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/ABC): Mary Avenue Market to open soon, renovations almost complete

March 13, 2017
Joey Oglesby, B.F.A. (Performance) '16, is the owner of Fox & Gray, a women's clothing boutique located in the soon-to-open Mary Avenue Market. There will be six businesses located in the market: Hecho en Waco, a fine Mexican dining restaurant; GoodTimber Furnishings, handmade home furnishings; Fox & Gray; IMPACT Nutrition, a health store; Pie Peddlers, homemade pies; and Iron Willow, metal design.

Mar
29
2017

The Baylor Lariat: URSA Scholars Week to display undergraduate research projects

March 23, 2017
Students from throughout Baylor will present the results of over 100 research studies at the ninth annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) Scholars Week March 27-31. Research projects ranging from theoretical mathematics to family and consumer sciences will be presented during the week.

Mar
29
2017

The Sherman (TX) Herald Democrat: Miss Texas 2016 to host Best of Texoma Gala

March 20, 2017
Caroline Carothers, who is taking a year off from classes at Baylor University after she was named Miss Texas 2016, will emcee the Texoma Marketing and Media Group's Best of Texoma Gala on April 29. Carothers studies business and education.

Mar
29
2017

Waco Tribune-Herald: New University High leaders aim for return of family atmosphere after academic scandal

March 25, 2017
New leadership for Waco’s University High School will include two Baylor graduates, principal Ricky Edison, B.S.Ed. (Political Science/Human Performance) ’96, and new head football coach Rodney Smith, B.S.Ed. (General Studies) ’00.

Mar
28
2017

Baseball. No. 21/22 Baseball Loses Midweek Tilt to UTSA

No. 21/22 Baylor baseball dropped a 15-9 decision to UTSA on Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (18-7) trailed from the get-go and were not able to keep up with the Roadrunners (12-11) offense.

Mar
28
2017

Softball. No. 13 SB Hosts Abilene Christian for Midweek Contest

After playing 14 of the last 17 games on the road, the No. 13/14 Baylor Lady Bears return to the friend¬ly confines of Getterman Stadium for a seven game home stand, kicking off the stretch with a midweek matchup with the Abilene Christian Wildcats (18-13) on Wednesday, March 28, at 6 p.m.