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Baylor's track and field team had five multi-event athletes begin competition at the 90th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, presented by Spectrum Wednesday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.
WACO, Texas – No. 13/14 Baylor softball (29-6) improved to 9-0 in midweek games, downing Abilene Christian (18-14) with a 6-0 shutout on Wednesday evening at Getterman Stadium.
Baylor track and field athletes Cion Hicks and Ryan Womack were named the Big 12 Athletes of the Week, the league announced Wednesday.
No. 21/22 Baylor baseball heads to Seattle this weekend for a non-conference three-game series vs. Washington. The games are scheduled for 8 p.m. CT Friday, 4 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.
Eight years ago, Midway High School became a Baylor Professional Development School (PDS) campus. For Baylor School of Education (SOE) undergraduate students, that meant that instead of sitting in a classroom staring at PowerPoint slides, they could get real classroom experience with mentor teachers. For Midway, it meant exposure to emerging best teaching practices (like researching […]
“When I came here for orientation, I was a clinical psychology major. My intent was to come in and help people. Very cliché. I’m very independent, I told my mom to stay home during orientation. I told her, “You won’t be in college with me. I’m going to do this on my own.” It backfired, […]
March 28, 2017
People who fear robots, artificial intelligence and new technology are more likely to fear job loss due to automation, according to a study by Baylor sociologist Paul McClure. The “technophobes” also are more likely to suffer anxiety-related mental health issues and worry about not having enough money in the future.
March 28, 2017
Essay by author and radio host Eric Metaxas, who writes about the importance of keeping Christians in the public square, focusing on recent research by Byron R. Johnson, Ph.D., co-director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, and William Wubbenhorst, a non-resident ISR fellow, about the quantity and quality of the work that faith-based organizations do for the homeless day in and day out. Their research found that FBOs are “at the forefront of innovation” in helping to transform homeless people and their families through a variety of education, healthcare, job training and addiction recovery services.
Sympathies to Cody Hall, Assistant Athletic Director of Business Operations in the Athletic Department, on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Donna Kay Hall, on March 20, 2017.
March 28, 2017
This article features Stephen Trumble, Ph.D., associate professor of biology, and Sascha Usenko, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental science, whose whale earwax research and artifacts are currently exhibited at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Trumble and Usenko’s research was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal in 2013 and was featured in more than 100 news articles.
March 28, 2017
Christopher Wynveen, Ph.D., associate professor of recreation and leisure services in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, shares four tips to help people enjoy and experience the great outdoors this spring and summer. “Our country has some of the world’s best parks and forests,” Wynveen said. “Take time to visit a state or national park or forest this summer to get away from everyday stress, be active, and build memories with family and friends.” (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Dr. Wynveen as an expert source.)
Jackson (MS) Free Press: 'Transform Your Hustle': 'Shark Tank'-Style Re-Entry Program Coming to State
March 21, 2017
Baylor University is providing Mississippi inmates with certificates in career readiness after they participate in a re-entry program by Defy Ventures, a New York-based nonprofit. The program works with inmates in Central Mississippi Correctional Facility to aid encourage entrepreneurship, rehabilitation and re-entry. Inmates learn from university professors through video courses on business, personal finance, psychology and etiquette.
March 26, 2017
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden features First Mount Olive Freewill Baptist Church Senior Choir No. 1 and one of the group's records that included a rousing rendition of the spiritual "Come By Here Lord", or as it's more famously known as "Kumbayah." Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.
March 13, 2017
Joey Oglesby, B.F.A. (Performance) '16, is the owner of Fox & Gray, a women's clothing boutique located in the soon-to-open Mary Avenue Market. There will be six businesses located in the market: Hecho en Waco, a fine Mexican dining restaurant; GoodTimber Furnishings, handmade home furnishings; Fox & Gray; IMPACT Nutrition, a health store; Pie Peddlers, homemade pies; and Iron Willow, metal design.
March 23, 2017
Students from throughout Baylor will present the results of over 100 research studies at the ninth annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) Scholars Week March 27-31. Research projects ranging from theoretical mathematics to family and consumer sciences will be presented during the week.
March 20, 2017
Caroline Carothers, who is taking a year off from classes at Baylor University after she was named Miss Texas 2016, will emcee the Texoma Marketing and Media Group's Best of Texoma Gala on April 29. Carothers studies business and education.
Waco Tribune-Herald: New University High leaders aim for return of family atmosphere after academic scandal
March 25, 2017
New leadership for Waco’s University High School will include two Baylor graduates, principal Ricky Edison, B.S.Ed. (Political Science/Human Performance) ’96, and new head football coach Rodney Smith, B.S.Ed. (General Studies) ’00.
No. 21/22 Baylor baseball dropped a 15-9 decision to UTSA on Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (18-7) trailed from the get-go and were not able to keep up with the Roadrunners (12-11) offense.
After playing 14 of the last 17 games on the road, the No. 13/14 Baylor Lady Bears return to the friend¬ly confines of Getterman Stadium for a seven game home stand, kicking off the stretch with a midweek matchup with the Abilene Christian Wildcats (18-13) on Wednesday, March 28, at 6 p.m.