Alumni, Parents & Friends News
WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer junior midfielder Julie James was named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Women’s Scholar All-America Second Team, announced Thursday by the association.
Dec. 13, 2017
Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to new research by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, both in the Hankamer School of Business. The study, published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, examines “boss phubbing” (boss phone snubbing). “Our research reveals how a behavior as simple as using a cellphone in the workplace can ultimately undermine an employee’s success,” the researchers wrote.
Dec. 12, 2017
Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, co-authored this blog post about her new book, “Public Relations Ethics: Senior PR Pros Tell Us How to Speak Up and Keep Your Job.” The book features 58 in-depth interviews with members of the PRSA College of Fellows and Arthur W. Page Society. “We found that public relations executives were strategic in the way they sought and built internal relationships, often focusing on colleagues working in legal, finance or other areas that often have a strong voice in organizational decision-making,” she wrote.
Dec. 13, 2017
The U.S. Senate approved Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, B.B.A. (Economics and Finance) ’88, to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Dec. 10, 2017
Keenan Martin, B.B.A. (Finance) ’87, was honored with the 20-year service award at Austin Bank in Longview. Martin is senior vice president and compliance officer.
Dec. 7, 2017
AUDIO: Jon Singletary, Ph.D., dean of Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, is a featured guest on this podcast discussion about the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s upcoming ChurchWorks event. Singletary will be the keynote speaker for the February 2018 event.
Our campus is little quieter now that finals are over and the fall semester has come to a close. Baylor provides a transformational Christian higher education experience for our students – that is, and always has been, our mission – and we look forward to seeing our newest alumni lead in their professional fields and personal lives after graduation.
Science Newsline: White Male Gun Owners with Money Stress More Likely to Be Morally Attached to Their Guns
Nov. 27, 2017
White male gun owners who have lost, or fear losing, their economic footing tend to feel morally and emotionally attached to their guns, according to a Baylor University study. This segment of the population also is most likely to say that violence against the United States government is sometimes justified, found Baylor sociologists Carson Mencken, Ph.D., and Paul Froese, Ph.D. The study was published in the journal Social Problems and drew data for analysis from the fourth wave of the Baylor Religion Survey in 2014.
Dec. 11, 2017
Geoff Heppes, B.A. (Journalism) ’16, has been named sports editor of The Paris News.
No. 21 Baylor men's basketball hosts Texas Southern at 7:30 p.m. CT Thursday night at the Ferrell Center. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.
Postgame quotes from Baylor's 95-34 win over McNeese State on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.
Kristy Wallace scored 20 points, including four three-pointers, as the Baylor Lady Bears cruised to a 95-34 win over McNeese State Wednesday afternoon at the Ferrell Center.
Postgame notes from Baylor's 95-34 win over McNeese State on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.
Baylor volleyball senior outside hitter Katie Staiger is a Second Team Senior CLASS All-American, Premier Sports Management announced Wednesday.
Baylor volleyball’s Shelly Fanning, Yossiana Pressley and Hannah Lockin were named 2017 AVCA Division I Honorable Mention All-Americans, released by the organization Wednesday morning.
Imagine for a minute just how much work it would take to keep a secret from your parents that — surprise! — you’ve been taking online MBA classes and your shared dream of a Baylor degree is about to become a reality. Oh, and you reveal the surprise a few weeks before graduation through an […]
Whether it was finding the right fit for applicants when she worked in Human Resources, running the operations for the Bear Foundation office or now in her role as Director of Donor Seating and Services, Cheryl Ervi enjoys solving problems.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2017) — Baylor University’s fall graduating class of 2017 will enter their next phase of life as they walk the graduation stage during the commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2017) – Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to a new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.