Students News

Sep
3
2015

W. Soccer. Soccer Travels to SHSU and UIW for Weekend Tilts

Baylor soccer ends its first road trip this weekend by returning to Texas for a pair of matches against the Southland Conference.

Sep
3
2015

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Hosts Baylor Invitational

Baylor volleyball (2-1) hosts the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational this weekend, marking the first chance BU fans will have to watch the team in Waco under new head coach Ryan McGuyre.

Sep
3
2015

W. Basketball. Sune Agbuke a Finalist for NCAA's 2015 Woman of the Year Award

Baylor women's basketball player and current Baylor Law School student Sune Agbuke is one of thirty women recognized by the NCAA Woman of the Year selection committee as a top 30 honoree for the 2015 Woman of the Year Award.

Sep
3
2015

Baylor named nation’s top private school for fashion merchandising

High school students dreaming of a career in the fashion business but also wanting the experience of a four-year private school can find no better spot for both than Baylor. So says a new ranking from fashion-schools.org, a website that serves as a resource for anyone interested in a degree in fashion design. Baylor’s fashion merchandising offerings […]

Sep
3
2015

Baylor Lariat: Three MCC students awarded full-tuition Baylor scholarships

Sept. 3, 2015
Three new Baylor students were awarded full-tuition transfer scholarships this fall after earning perfect grades at McLennan Community College. This was made possible by the MAC College Money Program, an organization of the Waco Foundation, with Baylor providing the scholarship. “Being able to come to Baylor wouldn’t be near a possibility without this scholarship, so it’s been everything for me,” Diaz said.

Sep
3
2015

Baylor Researchers Find Popular Herbicide Doesn’t Have Long-term Effect on Water and Aquatic Plant Life

A recent study by a multi-disciplinary team of Baylor University researchers found that a popular herbicide does not appear to have a long-term, measurable impact on aquatic plant life.

Sep
3
2015

Expert: Nine Tips To Help You Break Away From Your Smartphone

WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2015) – You’ve tried to escape it. You really have. But, the constant stream of dings and buzzes from incoming texts and emails are just too much to take. And, before you know it, you’re scanning your smartphone. Again. Can the cycle be broken? Can people really put down their smartphones?

Sep
3
2015

Fort Hood Sentinel: Uncover story of 19 perished mammoths at live dig shelter

Sept. 3, 2015
Article about the many amenities for tourists that Waco offers that highlights the newly named Waco Mammoth National Monument. The City of Waco, Baylor University, the Waco Mammoth Foundation and the people of Waco have been working for years to make the site a national monument, and as of July 10, it became official.

Sep
3
2015

Houston Business Journal: Peter L. Sefzik Named Comerica’s Texas Market President

Sept. 2, 2015
Baylor grad Peter Sefzik, M.B.A. in International Management ’98, has been named Texas market president of Comerica Bank. “Peter’s strong track record of leadership, collaboration, broad experience across key business and his ability to build deep client relationships position him very well for this new assignment, and I am confident in his ability to continue to build upon the strong foundation of our Texas division,” said J. Patrick Faubion, executive vice president of Comerica's Business Bank.

Sep
3
2015

KCEN-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/NBC): Citizens Respond to Poll Conducted About the Services of Waco P.D.

Sept. 2, 2015
VIDEO: In a research poll conducted by Baylor University's Center for Community Research and Development, Waco citizens responded to questions on the favorability of police based on race.

Sep
3
2015

Keeping Baylor Nation Informed

The recent criminal conviction of former student-athlete Sam Ukwuachu has brought deep anguish to our campus. As we have said unequivocally, acts of sexual violence contradict every value Baylor University upholds as a caring Christian community.

Sep
3
2015

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Study: Minorities View Local Police Less Favorably Than Whites

Sept. 2, 2015
The Waco Police Department commissioned a study by Baylor University’s Center for Community Research and Development about people’s favorability of the Waco police depending on race. The study was commissioned after a series of highly publicized police shootings and in-custody deaths that primarily involved black suspects.

Sep
3
2015

KXXV-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/ABC): Citizen’s opinion poll offers feedback to Central Texas police force

Sept. 2, 2015
VIDEO: Baylor University’s Center for Community Research and Development conducted a public opinion poll of the Waco Police Department and its services on Wednesday. The poll surveyed 1,304 adult residents in McLennan County in the spring of 2015.

Sep
3
2015

Monthly Emergency Notification Test Friday

The monthly emergency notification test will be conducted this Friday, September 4, 2015 at 3:25 p.m.

Sep
3
2015

Patricia Tolbert

Sympathies to staff member Patricia Tolbert, institutional effectiveness department, on the death of her father, Dr. Sidney Hesterly, on September 1, 2015.

Sep
3
2015

Rolling Stone: Brad Paisley to Preform, Predict on ‘College GameDay’

Sept. 2, 2015
Country superstar Brad Paisley will appear on the first ESPN College Gameday show of the year and share his predictions for the season. The article mentions that Paisley will play at Baylor on Sept. 11 as part of his Country Nation College Tour of four select campuses.

Sep
3
2015

Stage Directions: 3D Elizabethan

Sept. 1, 2015
Costume designer Sally Askins successfully reproduced a replica of a 15th century Elizabethan lace for Baylor University Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night. Askins recreated the lace from the original scan of a lace pattern from 1558.

Sep
3
2015

Waco Tribune-Herald: Every year, Clifton art show starts anew

Aug. 27, 2015
Arts column by Baylor professor David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. In his column, Smith describes the importance of The Bosque Art Classic art show held in Clifton, Texas, beginning Sept. 15. “We have a regional art scene and ought to regard a big annual art show in Clifton as something we’re as familiar with as much as someone who lives in, say, Plano, is familiar with what’s going on at the Dallas Museum of Art,” Smith said.

Sep
2
2015

Alum turns passion for barbecue into service for El Paso’s homeless

Many barbecue fans travel all over Texas for great brisket and sausage, making it their mission to find the state’s best barbecue. As a Baylor student, Blake Barrow was one of them, regularly driving over 100 miles to find the best barbecue. Now, he’s making barbecue a part of his mission — by serving brisket, sausage […]

Sep
2
2015

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