Students News

May
25
2017

Softball. No. 15 SB Faces No. 2 Arizona in Tucson Super Regional

WACO, Texas – The No. 15-seed Baylor Lady Bears (46-12) looks to punch its ticket into the Women’s College World Series, facing No. 2-seed Arizona (51-7) in the Tucson Super Regional at Hillenbrand Stadium on the campus at the University of Arizona, running May 26-28 in Tucson, Ariz.

May
25
2017

Softball. SB’s Cargill Tabbed CoSIDA Academic All-American

WACO, Texas – Baylor softball’s Lindsey Cargill was named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Softball Second Team, announced by the organization on Thursday.

May
25
2017

Track & Field. Rhodes Punches Ticket To NCAA Outdoor Championships

On the first day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Baylor pole vaulter Annie Rhodes secured her spot at the national meet in Eugene, Ore., while seven other student-athletes qualified for the quarterfinal round in track events Thursday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

May
25
2017

M. Golf. No. 5 Men's Golf Heads to NCAA Championships

The No. 5-ranked Baylor men's golf team plays heads to Sugar Grove, Ill., to play in the 2017 NCAA Championships, which runs Friday through Wednesday at Rich Harvest Farms.

May
25
2017

W. Tennis. Shankle Moves On in NCAA Singles Championship

With a two-set victory on Thursday morning, Baylor women’s tennis senior Blair Shankle advanced to the NCAA Singles Championship Round of 16. She bested Ivy League automatic qualifier and No. 119-ranked Kana Daniel of Pennsylvania, 6-3, 6-4, to earn her 11th win in a row and her 13th over a ranked foe.

May
25
2017

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Duo Wins Opening NCAA Doubles Match

The Baylor men’s tennis duo of Juan Benitez and Will Little was victorious in the opening round of NCAA Doubles Championship Thursday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

May
25
2017

Baseball. No. 5 Baseball Eliminated by No. 1 Texas Tech

No. 5 seed Baylor baseball was eliminated from the 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship by No. 1 seed and No. 3 nationally ranked Texas Tech in a 4-1 decision on Thursday morning at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The Bears (34-21) had scoring chances every inning but the Red Raiders' (43-14) pitching hung tough.

May
25
2017

Meet the women shaping the future of Baylor University

On June 1, Dr. Linda Livingstone will become the 15th president of Baylor — and, as many have noted, the first woman at the helm of the university. But by no means will Livingstone be the only woman molding the future of this university; dozens of women already serving in positions of leadership will be working with Livingstone as […]

May
25
2017

M. Basketball. MBB to Play at Florida in 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge

Baylor men’s basketball will play at Florida in the fifth-annual Big 12/SEC Challenge Presented By Sonic.

May
25
2017

#BearsOfBaylor — “It’s probably just God taking you a different way than you’re expecting…”

“There were several times I was thinking I was never gonna make it to graduation, because I was struggling. I kept pushing, and calling my dad crying because I was stressed out. You just gotta keep going, no matter what… I think it was my first year, spring semester. I hadn’t really found my group […]

May
25
2017

Corpus Christi Caller-Times: McCombs present scholarships in honor of family members

May 24, 2017
Ray High School senior Katie Gasiorowski was awarded the $2,000 Joe McComb Class of '65 Scholarship. The scholarship was named in memory of Laura, Leighton and Andrew McComb who died in a flood in Wimberley, Texas in 2015. Gasiorowski plans to attend Baylor University to study mechanical engineering.

May
25
2017

Healthy Cells Magazine: Are You “Phubbing” Me?

May 22, 2017
This article centers on research by Baylor’s James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, which found that phone snubbing – “phubbing” – can harm relationships. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Media Communications, pitched this research nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

May
25
2017

Interactive Race Car Exhibit Comes to Mayborn Museum

WACO, Texas (May 25, 2017) – Do you think you have what it takes to be a Formula One driver? The Mayborn Museum Complex’s newest exhibit, “SPEED: Science in Motion,” allows visitors of all ages to test their reflexes and experience the exhilarating world of professional race car driving.

May
25
2017

Minnesota Public Radio: In a tower 300 feet above Rochester, a new carillonneur plays songs for all to hear

May 25, 2017
The Mayo Clinic’s carilloneur Austin Ferguson is the fourth person to hold the position since it was created in the late 1920s. Ferguson credits a mentor at a Baylor University organ camp for introducing him to the carillon.

May
25
2017

Town-Crier Online Wellington and Palm Beach, FL: Nathan Lane Named Associate Provost at PBAU

May 19, 2017
Palm Beach Atlantic University appointed Nathan Lane (Ph.D. Religion ’07) as associate provost for instruction. He will oversee faculty development and continue teaching in PBAU’s school of ministry.

May
25
2017

WTVM-TV (Columbus, Georgia): Top Computer Programmers Representing 133 Universities Compete at IBM-Sponsored ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

May 22, 2017
Baylor University serves as the headquarters for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), which is currently underway in Rapid City, South Dakota. Known as the "Battle of the Brains," the ICPC serves as a proving ground for the top collegiate programmers, challenging them to solve a series of complex real-world problems in just five hours. Quoted is Bill Poucher, Ph.D., professor of computer science in Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, who serves as ICPC executive director.

May
24
2017

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Concludes NCAA Singles Championship Action

Three Baylor men’s tennis players all lost in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championship Wednesday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

May
24
2017

Track & Field. Track & Field Rolls Into NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

Baylor will have a total of 34 entries in the field at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships, which run Thursday through Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

May
24
2017

W. Tennis. Shankle Advances in NCAA Championship

Baylor women’s tennis senior Blair Shankle advanced to the round of 32 of the NCAA Championship with a two set victory, 6-2, 6-4, in the opening round on Wednesday morning. She bested No. 42-ranked Brittany Lindl of Tennessee for her 10th consecutive win and her 12th over a ranked opponent.