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Baylor track & field saw big results in the team's first outdoor meet of the season as junior Megan SaxvanderWeyden broke the javelin school record Saturday at the TCU Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas.
Baylor baseball notched a 12-2 win over No. 8 Texas Tech to secure the teams' Big 12 opening series on Saturday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (10-6, 2-0) used 11 hits to score a season-high 12 runs to overwhelm the Red Raiders (16-5, 0-2).
Baylor men's golf is headed to Palm City, Fla., to play in the 2018 Valspar Collegiate. The three-day, 54-hole tournament begins Sunday on the par-71, 7,114-yard course at Floridian National Golf Club.
WACO, Texas – No. 7 Baylor equestrian (5-6, 2-3 Big 12) battled No. 3 Oklahoma State (8-3, 4-0 Big 12) to a challenging 14-6 loss on Saturday afternoon at the Willis Family Equestrian Center in the final regular season meet of its spring schedule.
For the 15th-straight season and 16th time in program history, second-ranked and second-seeded Baylor advanced to the NCAA Second Round with a 50-point win in the First Round over Grambling, 96-46. The Lady Bears will meet seventh-seeded Michigan, who topped Northern Colorado, 75-61, on Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. (CT) inside the Ferrell Center.
After enjoying the sights and watching top professionals compete in one of the biggest events in the world, Baylor women's tennis began BNP Paribas Collegiate Challenge action Friday evening against fourth-ranked Pepperdine. The 28th-ranked Bears battled with a tough opponent, but came up short, 5-0, on the grand stage.
In a battle in the desert, 29th-ranked Baylor men's tennis (13-3) sealed a 4-3 victory over South Florida to open its run at the BNP Paribas Open Collegiate Tennis Challenge Friday night at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif.
As much as the Grambling Lady Tigers talked about playing against height, they hadn't played against this height.
Baylor baseball won a 2-0 decision over No. 8 Texas Tech in the opener of the teams' first Big 12 series on Friday night at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (9-6, 1-0) took advantage of a great start by Cody Bradford in a pitcher's duel vs. the Red Raiders (16-4, 0-1).
Baylor men's basketball host Mississippi State at 11 a.m. CT Sunday in an NIT second round game. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN and WatchESPN.
WACO, Texas – No. 7 Baylor equestrian (5-5, 2-1 Big 12) will face No. 3 Oklahoma State (7-3, 3-0 Big 12) on Saturday, March 17, at 10 a.m. at the Willis Family Equestrian Center in a Big 12 matchup to close out its spring schedule.
Watching from the stands the last few years, Alexis Morris saw just how demanding and hard Baylor coach Kim Mulkey can be on her point guards.
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2018) – Three Baylor University mission teams served in Texas over spring break to provide relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, as well as by hunger, homelessness and many other circumstances. More than 60 students, faculty and staff traveled across the state to serve in schools, nonprofits, neighborhoods, respite centers and community buildings.
Community Connection Magazine (Diana R. Garland School of Social Work): MSW Student Combines Love for Music with Social Work
March 14, 2018
Kayle Dickie, a second-year social work graduate student, channels her passion for suicide prevention through her music. Dickie will soon release a full album of songs tackling various issues of loss and grief, influenced by her own life and passion for social work entitled Songs of Deliverance.
March 15, 2015
This article about the growing number of jobs being taken over by robots and artificial intelligence software cites a recent study conducted by Baylor University sociology Paul McClure. The study found that 37 percent of participants were “technophobic”, meaning they have a fear of losing their jobs to automation.
March 9, 2018
Donald H. Hutson, M.H.A. (Health Care Administration) ’95, has been named chief executive officer of Harrisburg Medical Center in Harrisburg, Illinois. He most recently served as CEO for University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada and UMMC Holmes County in Mississippi. During a 21-year military career, Hutson served a variety of healthcare leadership positions and retired from the Army as a lieutenant colonel in 2006.
KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections – President Linda A. Livingstone on Illuminate Academic Strategic Plan
March 16, 2018
AUDIO: On this week’s Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., about “Illuminate,” Baylor’s Academic Strategic Plan, that will provide a roadmap for Baylor to serve as a light to the world through increased research capacity and impact. In this episode, President Livingstone explains what it means to be a true Christian research university, and how the search for God’s truth drives both faculty and students.
March 11, 2018
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden highlights “Another Year” sung by the pride of Columbia, South Carolina, Six Voices of Zion, who provide a soulful take on this classic gospel song. Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2018) — Rebecca McCumbers Flavin, Ph.D., senior lecturer of political science at Baylor University, has been selected as this year’s Collins Outstanding Professor Award recipient. This award is distinctive because the recipient is determined by the senior class.