Students News

Apr
22
2014

Baseball. Baseball Tops Texas State Behind Tolson's Strong Start

Baylor baseball earned its second straight win in a 4-3 decision over Texas State on Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark.

Apr
22
2014

W. Basketball. 2014 WBB Appreciation Banquet

Over 900 women's basketball fans were on hand at the annual Lady Bear Appreciation Banquet, sponsored by the Tip Off Club, at the Ferrell Center on Tuesday evening.

Apr
22
2014

Softball. No. 16 Louisiana Sweeps No. 14 SB in Non-Conference Doubleheader

No. 16 Baylor (32-12) fell twice to Louisiana (35-7-1) Tuesday at Getterman Stadium falling 7-4 in game one and 5-2 in game two. ULL has now defeated Baylor three times this season.

Apr
22
2014

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Lands Six on Academic All-Big 12 Squad

The Baylor men's tennis team led the Big 12 Conference with six student-athletes earning a spot on the Academic All-Big 12 Team, league officials announced on Tuesday.

Apr
22
2014

M. Basketball. Isaiah Austin Will Enter NBA Draft

Baylor sophomore center Isaiah Austin will declare for the 2014 NBA Draft and forgo his final two years of collegiate eligibility, head coach Scott Drew announced Tuesday.

Apr
22
2014

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Places Five on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Five Baylor women's tennis student-athletes were named to the Academic All-Big 12 Team, league officials announced on Tuesday.

Apr
22
2014

Softball. Strickland Named Big 12 Hitter of the Week for 2nd Time

For the second time this season a power surge has given Baylor junior shortstop Jordan Strickland the Big 12 Hitter of the Week award.

Apr
22
2014

M. Basketball. Men's Hoops Signs Eubanks to NLI

Baylor men's basketball has signed Kobe Eubanks to a National Letter of Intent, head coach Scott Drew announced Tuesday. Eubanks will join the team prior to the 2014-15 season and will have four years of eligibility.

Apr
22
2014

Baylor tennis teams sweep Big 12 regular season titles for 9th time in 12 years

In the Big 12 Conference’s 18-year history, Baylor men’s and women’s tennis have combined to win 22 regular season league titles. Even when accounting for ties, that’s more than half of the trophies awarded by the league. The No.6-ranked Bears and No.14-ranked Lady Bears continued that trend this spring, with head coach Matt Knoll’s men tying […]

Apr
22
2014

Baseball. Baseball to Shave Heads for Vs. Cancer Foundation

Following Baylor baseball's game against Kansas on Saturday, the Bears will shave their heads at Baylor Ballpark to raise money for the Vs. Cancer Foundation.

Apr
22
2014

Association for Psychological Sciences: Why More Things Don’t Make Us Happier

April 18, 2014
People who are materialistic are more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied, in part because they find it harder to be grateful for what they have, according to a study by Baylor University researchers. Quoted is study co-author James Roberts, Ph.D., holder of The Ben H. Williams Professorship in Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Lead author was Jo-Ann Tsang, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Apr
22
2014

Baylor Department of Mathematics Will Host New Mobius Lecture Series

WACO, Texas (April 22, 2014) – In honor of Baylor’s math club becoming a chartered organization on campus for the first time, and in recognition of April as National Mathematics Month, the department of mathematics will host the first annual Mobius Lectures Tuesday through Thursday of this week.

Apr
22
2014

Baylor Mourns Passing of Emeritus Professor of Religion Daniel McGee

WACO, Texas (April 22, 2014) -- Baylor University is mourning the passing of Daniel B. McGee, Ph.D., professor and Emeritus Melton Endowed Chair of Religion at Baylor University, who died Saturday, April 19, in Waco at the age of 80.

Apr
22
2014

Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative Welcomes L-3 Platform Systems Sector President Nick Farah

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2014) – Baylor’s Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) will welcome Nick Farah, president of the L-C Integrated Systems Group, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Baylor Sciences Building, Room B110.

Apr
22
2014

Dallas Morning News: Baylor’s Herrington School of Nursing hopes to raise $750,000 at gala

April 21, 2014
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas will host a May 3 fund-raising gala to support endowed scholarships for nursing students. This year’s event will feature famed Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton.

Apr
22
2014

EHS Today: Book on West Fertilizer Plant Tragedy Tells First Responders’ Stories

April 18, 2014
In the new book, "The Last Alarm: First Responders’ Stories of the West Explosion," author Amber Adamson, lecturer in journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, chronicles the first-person accounts of more than 40 first responders and tells the story of the explosion that ripped a hole in the town and killed 12 firefighters and emergency workers. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Apr
22
2014

KCEN-TV: Thousands of Hispanic Youth Descend on Waco for 50th Annual Congreso

April 18, 2014
VIDEO: More than 5,000 Hispanic Baptist youths attended the 50th Annual Congreso, the largest annual gathering of Hispanic Baptist young people in the state of Texas, which was co-hosted by Baylor.

Apr
22
2014

KERA: On Anniversary of Explosion, West Pays Tribute -- And Looks Forward

April 18, 2014
AUDIO: The morning after a citywide memorial, KERA interviewed Amber Adamson, Baylor lecturer of journalism, public relations and new media, and the author of an upcoming book called “The Last Alarm: First Responders’ Stories of the West Explosion.”

Apr
22
2014

KVUE-TV: Amid rebuilding and rebirth, West considering new plant

April 17, 2014
Article highlighting the reconstruction of buildings and homes in West, one year after the explosion of the local fertilizer plant, mentions Sara Dolan, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences, who helped those affected cope with the mental and emotional trauma cause by the explosion.

Apr
22
2014

KWTX-TV: “We Are Indeed Blessed To Be From West”

April 17, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: On April 17, a crowd gathered at the West Fair and Rodeo Grounds to honor those affected by last year’s fertilizer plant explosion in West. This article quotes Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr’s speech at last year’s memorial service at the Ferrell Center.