Alumni, Parents & Friends News

Nov
16
2018

90 years ago this fall, Baylor’s band earned its “Golden Wave” moniker

Baylor’s marching band has been an integral part of the university for well over 100 years — but it wasn’t until 90 years ago this fall that it became the Golden Wave Band we know and love today. On Nov. 17, 1928 — after months of deliberation, fundraising, and even some fabric mishaps — the Baylor […]

Nov
16
2018

Baylor Law School Hosts 11th Annual McLennan County Adoption Day

WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) – On Friday, Nov. 16, Baylor Law School, in partnership with McLennan County Department of Families and Child Protective Services, celebrated its 11th annual National Adoption Day with more than two dozen central Texas families as their adoptions were finalized.

Nov
16
2018

Baylor Law School Hosts 11th Annual McLennan County Adoption Day

WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) – On Friday, Nov. 16, Baylor Law School, in partnership with McLennan County Department of Families and Child Protective Services, celebrated its 11th annual National Adoption Day with more than two dozen central Texas families as their adoptions were finalized.

Nov
16
2018

Baylor Media and Public Relations: Dr. Dennis Myers Installed as Inaugural Holder of The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in Social Work

Nov. 16, 2018
Baylor University today announced the installation of Dennis R. Myers, Ph.D., as the inaugural holder of The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in Social Work within the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. The installation was part of the Career Resiliency in Senior Living Leadership Symposium, a conference to provide support and education for licensed nursing home administrators to withstand job stress and pressures.

Nov
16
2018

Dr. Dennis Myers Installed as Inaugural Holder of The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in Social Work

WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) – Baylor University today announced the installation of Dennis R. Myers, Ph.D., as the inaugural holder of The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in Social Work within the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. The installation was part of the Career Resiliency in Senior Living Leadership Symposium, a conference to provide support and education for licensed nursing home administrators to withstand job stress and pressures.

Nov
16
2018

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections – Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media

Nov. 16, 2018
AUDIO: On this week’s episode of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., a leading researcher on social media and politics, stereotypes found on social media and media framing of women and people of color. Moody-Ramirez examines various angles of modern communication, including how social media has changed the way people consume and disseminate information. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.

Nov
16
2018

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): David and Art – “Emotion”

Nov. 12, 2018
AUDIO: On the weekly radio feature “David and Art,” David Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses how the arts can be powerful enough to move us to tears, sometimes when we least expect it. Smith hosts this weekly feature that focuses on how history illuminates the arts and the arts illuminate history.

Nov
16
2018

KXXV-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/ABC): Oldest artifact ever discovered in North America found in Bell County

Nov. 15, 2018
VIDEO: Recent discoveries in a Central Texas archeological site may re-write history as scientists from Baylor, Texas A&M and the University of Texas have confirmed that some of the artifacts they’ve found in Bell County are the oldest ever discovered in North America. “What we’re doing is, we’re pushing back the boundaries, we’re defining basically the new knowledge of when humans came into North America,” said Steven L. Forman, Ph.D., professor of geosciences in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and a co-author on the research published in Science Advances.

Nov
16
2018

PR Web: Kelley Kronenberg Welcomes Don W. Allen and Michael J. Rigelsky to Its Orlando Office

Oct. 28, 2018
Don W. Allen, B.B.A. (Finance) ’89, has joined the Orlando office as a partner in the business law firm of Kelley Kronenberg. Allen has nearly three decades of experience handling workers’ compensation issues in Florida courts. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, the Florida Supreme Court, the United States District Court Middle District of Florida and the United States Supreme Court.

Nov
16
2018

The Dallas Morning News: Baylor President Livingstone: The university is under a microscope and we must rebuild trust

Nov. 16, 2018
Q&A with Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., about returning to Baylor as the University’s leader, addressing the past issues regarding sexual and interpersonal violence and how she is focused on helping Baylor move forward.

Nov
16
2018

Women’s World Day of Prayer Brunch to be Hosted at Baylor on Nov. 29

WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) — “Woven Together in Unity,” a Women’s World Day of Prayer Brunch, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Piper Great Hall of George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University. Featured speaker and guest of honor will be Carolyn Porterfield, former Missionary Journeyman in Japan and retiring Missional Lifestyle Leader for Texas Woman’s Missionary Union.

Nov
15
2018

'Two Heads Are Better Than One’ — a New Approach to Nursing Education — Gets High Marks from Students in Baylor Study

A new “buddy system” of nursing education — in which two students work together as one nurse to share ideas, set priorities and make clinical decisions for patient care in the “real world” of nursing — is effective, according to a study by Baylor University’s <a href="https://www.baylor.edu/nursing/" target="_new""><b>Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas</b></a>.

Nov
15
2018

Baylor Moves Up to No. 6 Among Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies

WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2018) - Baylor University offers one of the nation’s top entrepreneurship programs for students who aspire to launch their own businesses, according to the latest rankings released by The Princeton Review and featured in Entrepreneur magazine. Baylor’s entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business moved up to No. 6 in this year’s rankings of the top 25 Best Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurs.

Nov
15
2018

Broadway World: WaterTower Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Details for The Great Distance Home

Nov. 8, 2018
Kelsey Leigh Ervi, B.F.A. (Performance) ’11, will direct and Christopher Llewyn Ramirez, B.F.A. (Theatre Performance) ’13, is one of the cast members of WaterTower Theatre’s production of “The Great Distance Home” at the Addison Theatre Centre Nov. 23-Dec. 16. Ervi is associate artistic director for WaterTower Theatre while Ramirez is a member of the Brierley Resident Acting Company at Dallas Theater Center.

Nov
15
2018

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Honored as Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2018) – Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and director of Baylor University’s Environmental Health Science Program was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) for his outstanding leadership and science. Brooks received the award at the SETAC meeting in Sacramento, California on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Nov
15
2018

DailyNurse.com: Baylor Nursing Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop Diabetes App for Use in India

Nov. 15, 2018
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing has received a grant to develop a diabetes mobile health app in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the university. The US India Education Foundation (USIEF) awarded the grant to create the app, which is expected to boost awareness and educate those in India who are most at risk for diabetes. The team will be led by Shelby Garner, Ph.D., R.N., assistant professor in the School of Nursing, who has worked in India over the past six years to develop technological health resources.