Students News

Apr
16
2014

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Trounces No. 7 Texas For Big 12 Title

The sixth-ranked Baylor men's tennis (21-5, 4-1) topped No. 7 Texas (19-4, 3-1), 5-2, to claim a share of the Bg12 regular season title on Wednesday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Apr
16
2014

Baseball. Baseball Returns to Big 12 Play with Series at K-State

Baylor baseball returns to Big 12 play this weekend with a three-game series at Kansas State. The Bears (17-19, 4-7 Big 12) and Wildcats (20-17, 2-7 Big 12) have games scheduled for 6:30 p.m. CT Thursday on FOX College Sports, 6:30 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Saturday on ESPNU.

Apr
16
2014

W. Golf. Women's Golf Trio Named Academic All-Big 12

Baylor's Laura Lonardi, Hayley Davis and Natalia Perez were named to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Golf Team, as announced by the Big 12 Conference on Wednesday.

Apr
16
2014

M. Golf. Four Men's Golfers Named Academic All-Big 12

Baylor's men's golf had four student-athletes named to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Golf Team, as announced Wednesday by the conference office.

Apr
16
2014

Softball. No. 14 SB Faces OSU on Road in Crucial Series

Baylor's softball team is 7-16 all-time when traveling to Oklahoma State, but the No. 14 Lady Bears will look to build on five wins in the last six meetings with OSU Thursday-Saturday on the road.

Apr
16
2014

W. Equestrian. EQ Set for NCEA Championship; to Face UT Martin

WACO, Texas - Baylor will take on UT Martin in the opening round of the 2014 NCEA Championship Thursday at 9:20 a.m.

Apr
16
2014

McLane Stadium groom’s cake highlights this Baylor Proud wedding

You may have seen the photo above of the McLane Stadium grooms cake that was making the rounds online last week; even Yahoo! Sports picked up the story. But as magnificent as the cake was, that was only the beginning of the Baylor connections on display at this wedding reception. First off, as you might have […]

Apr
16
2014

Associated Baptist Press: Texas Baptist named to National Commission on Hunger

April 15, 2014
Jeremy Everett, M.Div. ’01, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor, has been appointed by Congress to the 10-member National Commission on Hunger. The Commission is charged with providing policy recommendations to Congress regarding programs and funds to combat domestic hunger and food insecurity. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Apr
16
2014

Corsicana Daily Sun: Remembering West: Ceremony to mark first anniversary

April 16, 2014
The town of West, Texas, will hold an observance ceremony on the one-year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion on April 17. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr will speak and the Baylor Singing Seniors will perform.

Apr
16
2014

Freestone County Times: Baylor’s Executive MBA Program in Austin Launches Healthcare Concentration

April 15, 2014
The Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin has announced the expansion of its curriculum to include a healthcare concentration option that focuses on building business practices while instilling specific healthcare expertise. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Apr
16
2014

Killeen Daily Herald: Simulation demonstrates problems with payday lenders

April 13, 2014
Rucker Preston, Lauren Serafy and Janae Griffiths, all working on their master’s degrees in social work at Baylor University, recently hosted a payday lender class with Helping Hands Ministry in Belton, Texas.

Apr
16
2014

KWKT-TV: First Responders Share Stories about West Explosion in New Book

April 15, 2014
Amber Adamson, lecturer in Baylor’s department of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, has written a new book titled “The Last Alarm: First Responders’ Stories of the West Explosion,” in which she chronicles first-person accounts of more than 40 first responders to the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, last April. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media Communications is responsible for placing this story.)

Apr
16
2014

The Baptist Standard: Jeremy Everett named to National Commission on Hunger

April 15, 2014
Jeremy Everett, M.Div. ’01, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor, has been appointed by Congress to the 10-member National Commission on Hunger. The Commission is charged with providing policy recommendations to Congress regarding programs and funds to combat domestic hunger and food insecurity. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Apr
16
2014

The Baptist Standard: Preachers should learn from their global peers, Gregory says

April 11, 2014
Joel Gregory, Ph.D., professor of preaching at Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, preached a recent sermon during which he said “there is great preaching all over the world that we don’t know about.”

Apr
16
2014

The Waco Tribune-Herald: EDITORIAL: Baylor, McLane’s Children merger puts focus on special children among us

April 16, 2014
Article about Baylor University and McLane Children’s Scott & White’s new facility that houses the Baylor University Center for Developmental Disabilities. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed the original story about the partnership.)

Apr
16
2014

The Waco Tribune-Herald: West first responders profiled in book by Baylor lecturer

April 16, 2014
Amber Adamson, lecturer in Baylor’s department of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, has written a new book titled “The Last Alarm: First Responders’ Stories of the West Explosion,” in which she chronicles first-person accounts of more than 40 first responders to the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, last April. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media Communications is responsible for placing this story.)

Apr
16
2014

University Business: Baylor University to enhance game-day experience at McLane Stadium

April 15, 2014
Article about the new McLane Stadium features the will enhance Baylor game-day experiences quotes Ian McCaw, director of athletics at Baylor University.

Apr
16
2014

YNN-TV Austin: First Responders Share Stories about West Explosion in New Book

April 16, 2014
VIDEO: Amber Adamson, lecturer in journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, has written a new book titled “The Last Alarm: First Responders’ Stories of the West Explosion,” in which she chronicles first-person accounts of more than 40 first responders to the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, last April. The book was edited and published by Sharon Bracken, senior lecturer in journalism, public relations and new media. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Apr
15
2014

Baseball. Baseball Blanks Texas Southern for Second Straight Win

Baylor baseball earned a 1-0 win over Texas Southern on Tuesday night at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears' (17-19) victory against the Tigers (16-22) was fueled by stellar pitching from Drew Tolson, Nick Lewis and Josh Michalec.