Students News

Dec
7
2016

Football. Football Places Four on Coaches All-Big 12 Teams

With three first-team and a second-team selection, Baylor football had four players honored on the All-Big 12 teams, the league announced Wednesday.

Dec
7
2016

Football. Baylor Introduces New Football Coach Matt Rhule

A new era began for Baylor football on Dec. 7, 2016, as Matt Rhule (pronounced RULE) was introduced as the 27th head coach to lead the Bears program.

Dec
7
2016

Amos Barker

Congratulations to Amos Barker, student financial aid, and spouse Alisha, on the birth of their daughter Juliana Alexa on November 21,2016.

Dec
7
2016

Baylor University Seeks Nominations for Youth Entrepreneur Award

WACO, Texas (Dec. 7, 2016) – Do you know a high school student who is a budding – or maybe already successful – entrepreneur?

Dec
7
2016

Chase Cantrell

Sympathies to Mrs. Cantrell on the death of her son and Baylor student, Chase Cantrell, on December 6, 2016.

Dec
7
2016

Douglas Crow

Sympathies to the family, friends and students of Douglas Crow, Professor Emeritus of German and Sculptor-in-Residence, on his death December 2, 2016.

Dec
7
2016

Education News: Author discusses new book on how arrival of women in higher education changed colleges’ sense of mission

Dec. 6, 2016
Question-and-answer with Andrea L. Turpin, Ph.D., assistant professor of history at Baylor University, about her book. In “A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917,” Turpin explores how the entrance of women into U.S. colleges and universities shaped changing ideas about the moral and religious purposes of higher education in unexpected ways and profoundly shaped American culture.

Dec
7
2016

John Lowe

Sympathies to John Lowe, University Libraries, and family on the death of his father in law, Douglas Crow, on December 2, 2016.

Dec
7
2016

KLTV (Palestine, Texas): Securus Technologies Commits To Five Year Funding For Prison Entrepreneurship Program

Dec. 6, 2016
Securus Technologies, a provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, and the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) jointly announced today a five-year funding commitment by Securus to PEP and an exclusive agreement to expand the rehabilitation and reentry support to more inmates and their families. Baylor students volunteer as Business Plan Advisors to teach inmates the skills needed to prepare a business plan.

Dec
7
2016

KWKT-TV (Waco/FOX): Baylor Student Donation; $54,000 to Local Nonprofits

Dec. 7, 2016
VIDEO: Ten local nonprofit organizations received grants totaling $54,000 that were presented yesterday by students in Baylor University’s “Philanthropy and the Public Good” course. Interviewed for this story was Rebecca Voth, a junior University Scholar.

Dec
7
2016

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Baylor Philanthropy Students Donate Thousands to Charities

Dec. 7, 2016
VIDEO: Ten local nonprofit organizations received grants totaling $54,000 that were presented yesterday by students in Baylor University’s “Philanthropy and the Public Good” course. Each fall and spring semester since fall 2014, and in partnership with dozens of inspiring social sector organizations, the students participating in this unique and transformational learning environment have stewarded and given away a total of $331,835 in grants to local nonprofits.

Dec
7
2016

Legal News (Michigan): Young lawyers urged to treat clients well, and to volunteer

Dec. 5, 2016
Stephen Rispoli, J.D., assistant dean of student affairs and pro bono programs at Baylor Law School, is quoted in this article. He participated in a panel discussion and urged young lawyers to find the time to engage in pro bono work. "It's a tradeoff, of course, like everything else, but I think that you will find that the reward that you get from doing these cases will last longer than the money that was made for the firm," he said. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers Baylor Law School.)

Dec
7
2016

Medical Daily: Cellphone Problems Kill the Romance: Why Putting Your Phone Down Leads to a Healthier Love life

Nov. 29, 2016
Column by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in the Hankamer School of Business, about smartphone use and its effects on relationships. Roberts references a study he co-authored with Baylor colleague Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, which measured "phubbing" or "phone snubbing." The column was originally published by The Conversation, a website that offers informed commentary and debate on the issues affecting our world.

Dec
7
2016

Mike Nolen

Sympathies to Mike Nolan, Computer Communications Tech in the Casey Computer Center of the Hankamer School of Business, and family on the death of his mother, Mrs. Veneta Nolen, on December 4, 2016.

Dec
7
2016

Sean McMahon

Sympathies to Sean McMahon, Director of Baylor Dining Services at Aramark, and family on the death of his mother, Mrs. Nancy Solcher, on November 29, 2016.

Dec
7
2016

Spoke: Lara Pringle Named as One of the "Top Women in Energy" by "Texas Lawyer"

Dec. 6, 2016
Lara Pringle, J.D. (Law) '06, was named as one of the "Top Women in Energy," an honor recognizing outstanding women for their work in the area of energy law, by "Texas Lawyer" magazine. Pringle is a partner in Jones Walker LLP’s Houston office. She is an active volunteer and lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Dec
7
2016

Sue Sowder

Sympathies to Sue Sowder, Medical Records Administrator in the Health Services Department, and family on the death of her step-mother, Ann Barger.

Dec
7
2016

Waco Tribune-Herald: Local nonprofits benefit from Baylor philanthropy course

Dec. 6, 2016
Students in Baylor University’s “Philanthropy and the Public Good” course presented 10 local nonprofit groups with grants totaling $54,000 on Tuesday. Quoted are Andy Hogue, Ph.D., director of the Philanthropy and Public Service Program and senior lecturer in the Honors College; Interim President David E. Garland; and Janessa Blythe, a junior University Scholar. “This is a classic example of how our students are engaged in the community, and I do believe that they will capture a philanthropic spirit from this program,” Garland said.

Dec
6
2016

W. Basketball. Baylor, Texas State Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 90-24 win over Texas State on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at the Ferrell Center at Waco, Texas.

Dec
6
2016

W. Basketball. No. 3 Lady Bears Roll Past Texas State, 90-24

Natalie Chou, Kalani Brown and Alexis Prince each scored 15 points, and No. 3 Baylor routed Texas State 90-24 on Tuesday night.