Faculty & Staff News: Featured
July 28, 2016
The editorial board of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram commends the use of a new online counseling program called Therapist Assisted Online (TAO) that can bring counseling services to more students at three Texas universities, including Baylor, which will begin the program in the fall. TAO’s interactive tool allows students with mild-to-moderate anxiety or mild-to-moderate depression to work on different strategies for mental health, while counselors keep up with their clients through 10- to 20-minute video sessions.
July 22, 2016
Drew Mackenzie, a junior University Scholar at Baylor, received a Young Scholar Award and $5,000 scholarship from Values & Capitalism, an initiative at the American Enterprise Institute. Working with the oversight of a faculty advisor, Mackenzie’s research project will look at the role of democratic capitalism in upholding man’s dignity, within a context of pluralism. His research will be published next summer on the Values & Capitalism website.
WACO, Texas (July 27, 2016) — Music or biology, journalism or math? Whether you are an incoming freshman or a returning student, choosing a major and career path can be daunting, but employing a few key strategies can help.
July 26, 2016
Acting head football coach Jim Grobe invited Brenda Tracy, a 1998 sexual assault survivor, to Baylor’s campus to speak with football and basketball players Monday. Tracy mentioned that the players actively listened, and she thanked those who tweeted her afterward, telling them that she appreciated them and to remember the pledge they made to each other.