Students News

Aug
27
2016

W. Volleyball. VB Sweeps Final Day of Baylor Invitational

Baylor volleyball (2-1) went 2-0 to cap its run in the 2016 Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Aug
26
2016

W. Soccer. Soccer Wins Home Opener vs. Purdue, 5-1

Baylor soccer won a 5-1 match over Purdue in its home opener on Friday evening at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.

Aug
26
2016

W. Volleyball. VB Falls in Four Sets in Season Opener

Baylor volleyball (0-1) dropped a 3-1 decision to UT Rio Grande Valley in the team’s 2016 season opener at the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational Friday night.

Aug
26
2016

General News. Baylor Athletics Announces Tailgate Concert Series

The Baylor Athletic Department announced Thursday the launch of the "Tailgate Concert Series" to take place before all home football games during the 2016 season.

Aug
26
2016

W. Basketball. Mulkey Gives Back to Hometown

With her hometown of Hammond, Louisiana, in need, Baylor head women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey wanted to lend a hand. After speaking with representatives in Tangipahoa Parish and identifying a specific need, Mulkey arranged to have $35,000 worth of school supplies delivered to students in the area.

Aug
26
2016

Let’s stand together — for our students

One week from today, Baylor football will kick off the 2016 season by hosting Northwestern State at McLane Stadium. The game on the field will feature a lot of firsts — most notably, the first game for the Bears under head coach Jim Grobe and the first game back from injury for senior quarterback Seth […]

Aug
26
2016

#BearsOfBaylor — “55 is just an age. I can still hang with the students.”

“My title is assistant director of wellness, and my responsibilities are I get to come to work — according to my husband, I get to come play every day — and I’m in charge of the group exercise classes, all the 40- to 50-person classes of zumba, yoga, pilates, cycling that we have. “I just […]

Aug
26
2016

Baptist News Global: Students’ art project generates big bucks for Zambian orphans

Aug. 25, 2016
Recent artwork created by Baylor studio art majors Veronica Campbell and Rachel Taylor has generated tens of thousands of dollars to help Zambian orphans. Campbell and Taylor traveled to Zambia this summer with Baylor Missions and its women’s leadership team. The finished canvases of trees - with leaves made by orphans’ fingerprints - were auctioned to raise funds for the Legacy Academy at the Family Legacy Tree of Life Children’s Village, a community for orphaned children located outside Lusaka, Zambia’s capital.

Aug
26
2016

Ethics Daily: Promotion and Practice of Core Values and Ethics Vital

Aug. 22, 2016
Article about a new study conducted by Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media, which found that communicating and practicing core values and ethics is vital to the success of companies and organizations. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers JPRNM research and faculty.)

Aug
26
2016

Financial Post: As our homes get smarter ‘it could become incredibly easy to spend money’

Aug. 24, 2016
James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in the Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this story about the impact of new technologies in the home on people’s spending habits. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Aug
26
2016

HealingWell.com: 5 Tips to Help Teens Get Needed School-Year Zzzzzs

Aug. 10, 2016
Michael Scullin, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences and director of Baylor's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, offers five tips to help teens adjust their sleeping habits before school begins. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

Aug
26
2016

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): BU coach Kim Mulkey sends truckload of school supplies to Louisiana

Aug. 26, 2016
Baylor head women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey, with the help of some friends and local businesses, is sending a truck loaded with $35,000 worth of school supplies to the flood-stricken Louisiana parish where she grew up. The supplies were loaded into a truck Friday morning at a Waco-area H-E-B store. The truck is set to arrive Saturday in Tangipahoa Parish, 45 minutes east of hard-hit Baton Rouge.

Aug
26
2016

Online tool assists Baylor community in responding to issues

The Report It website is a new resource to help faculty, staff, students and others locate mechanisms for reporting violations of University policy, troubling behavior or criminal activity to the appropriate authorities.

Aug
26
2016

Online tool assists Baylor community in responding to issues

The Report It website is a new resource to help faculty, staff, students and others locate mechanisms for reporting violations of University policy, troubling behavior or criminal activity to the appropriate authorities.

Aug
26
2016

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: E.J. Dionne: In search of humble prophets

Aug. 25, 2016
Commentary by The Washington Post’s syndicated columnist E.J. Dionne, who writes about how secular and religious intellectuals historically engaged in dialogue to help the public understand contentious issues. Dionne points to a recent essay in Harper’s by Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the Honors Program in Baylor’s Honors College, who suggests that religious intellectuals are the missing solvent in our fractious culture wars.

Aug
26
2016

Temple Daily Telegram: Temple resident seeks to give back through scholarships

Aug. 13, 2016
Article about Allison Dickson, J.D. ’07, who has spinal muscular atrophy, graduated first in her class from Baylor Law in 2007 and is now seeking to establish an endowed scholarship at Baylor Law School in her name.

Aug
26
2016

Three Baylor Professors Designated Master Teachers

WACO, Texas (Aug. 26, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland has announced the designation of Master Teacher – the highest honor granted to Baylor faculty members for sustained excellence in teaching – has been conferred on Corey P. Carbonara, Ph.D., professor of film and digital media, College of Arts & Sciences; T. Laine Scales, Ph.D., professor of higher education, School of Education, and associate dean of graduate studies and professional development, Graduate School; and Gaynor I. Yancey, D.S.W., professor of social work, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.

Aug
26
2016

Three Baylor Professors Designated Master Teachers

WACO, Texas (Aug. 26, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland has announced the designation of Master Teacher – the highest honor granted to Baylor faculty members for sustained excellence in teaching – has been conferred on Corey P. Carbonara, Ph.D., professor of film and digital media, College of Arts & Sciences; T. Laine Scales, Ph.D., professor of higher education, School of Education, and associate dean of graduate studies and professional development, Graduate School; and Gaynor I. Yancey, D.S.W., professor of social work, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.

Aug
26
2016

Waco Tribune-Herald: Arts: It takes homework to tell art forgeries

Aug. 25, 2016
Column by David Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer in history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, about art forgeries and the research that goes into determining whether a work is genuine.