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Baylor guards Juicy Landrum and Chloe Jackson apparently didn't get the memo that this game was supposed to feature the post matchup of All-Americans Kalani Brown and Kristin Anigwe.
The No. 1 ranked Baylor acrobatics and tumbling team will host No. 8 Converse College for a meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. inside the Ferrell Center.
Baylor acrobatics and tumbling coach Felicia Mulkey announced the addition of Esther Cuevas to the recruiting class for the 2020 season.
It’s been 150 years since the Cincinnati Red Stockings became America’s first professional baseball team, setting the stage for this year’s sesquicentennial Major League Baseball season, which opens this week. It didn’t take long for Baylor to make its mark on the game. In 1902, Baylor fielded a baseball team, its second varsity sport, and […]
Baylor women's golf finished tied for eighth place with a 54-hole total of 29-over-par 893 in the 2019 Evans Derby Experience. The Bears carded 15-over 299 in Monday's final round at Saugahatchee Country Club.
Baylor’s School of Education is celebrating quite the birthday this year. The school has now officially spent 100 years as its own academic unit, making a difference in the lives of educators, students, superintendents, scholars and more. To celebrate the past century, the school has put together an incredible, detailed timeline of their 100 years […]
NORMAN, Okla. – Baylor men's golf senior Braden Bailey has been selected as one of five finalists for the prestigious 2019 Byron Nelson Award, presented by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
Baylor Professor Jay Yoo Awarded Leader Award from American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
WACO, Texas (March 25, 2019) – Jay Yoo, Ph.D., associate professor of family and consumer sciences and apparel merchandising in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University, was honored with the 2019 Leader Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) for his sustained leadership, service and involvement in AAFCS.
March 21, 2019
Arthur R. Mathisen, M.H.A. (Health Care Administration) ’06, will be the new president of Memorial Hospital in Conway, Arkansas. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and has been the president and chief executive at Copley Hospital in Morrisville, Vermont, for the past three years, upon retiring from the military.
March 20, 2019
VIDEO: Children helping their parents find senior living communities is a common occurrence, but it's not often you hear one of those children decides to move in too. In Mary and Donna Whitworth's case, their mother-daughter bond was too strong to break. They both call the Buckner Villas, a faith-based senior living community in North Austin, home. Donna Whitworth earned her B.S.N. in nursing from Baylor in 1969.
March 20, 2019
Incoming Baylor freshman Josefine Green, a senior at Charter University Prep in El Dorado, California, will major in computer science at Baylor but hopes to join a local theater group to keep theater in her life while attending college. Green is performing and directing her school’s production of John Cariani’s “Almost, Maine.” “I’ve never really been in a leadership role, especially with my peers,” Josefine said. “So as the student director, I have learned to better communicate with people and I think that will help me in my future goals.”
National Cancer Institute: Nature’s Bounty: Revitalizing the Discovery of New Cancer Drugs from Natural Products
March 22, 2019
Daniel Romo, Ph.D., The Schotts Professor of Chemistry in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and co-director of the CPRIT Synthesis and Drug-Lead Discovery Laboratory, was interviewed for this article about an ambitious, Cancer MoonshotSM-funded initiative called the NCI Program for Natural Products Discovery (NPNPD) to make it easier for other researchers to mine nature for leads on new cancer drugs. Romo specializes in chemically synthesizing potential drug leads derived from natural products.
March 21, 2019
This article in Psych Central’s “Leveraging Adversity” column about the “Tetris Effect” and its relation to happiness cites 2015 research by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, Jo-Ann Tsang, Ph.D, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences; and Chris Manolis of Xavier University. The researchers found that people who pursue happiness through material gain were shown to feel worse, and have more negative appraisals of their satisfaction with life. Yet, when materialistic people reported higher levels of gratitude, the negative effects of materialism were reduced.
The Dallas Morning News: Baylor's first African-American professor worried her civil rights resume would nuke her career
March 24, 2019
Joyce King, a North Texas-based writer and author, penned this column on Vivienne Malone-Mayes, who applied to Baylor University in 1961, but was denied admittance, solely because of her race. By 1966, the institution could no longer deny that Malone-Mayes had the academic gifts to join the faculty. The brilliant mathematician was the first black professor at Baylor and only the fifth black woman in America to earn a doctorate in math. Last month, Baylor officials unveiled a bronze bust of a woman whose imprint was felt far beyond the campus.
The New York Times Best-Selling Author and Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Join To Discuss Life and Impact of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
WACO, Texas (March 25, 2019) – The New York Times best-selling author, historian and journalist Evan Thomas will join Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod of the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to discuss Thomas’ biography “First: Sandra Day O’Connor” on Tuesday, March 26, at Baylor Law School.
The Woodlands Online: Fellowship of Christian Athletes Recognizes Baylor Head Basketball Coach with John Lotz Award
March 25, 2019
Fellowship of Christian Athletes has announced that Baylor University head men’s basketball coach Scott Drew will be honored with the 2019 John Lotz “Barnabas” Award, which is presented annually to honor a basketball coach who best exhibits a commitment to Christ, integrity and encouragement to others, and lives a balanced life. Drew is the 17th recipient of the “Barnabas” Award, named for former North Carolina assistant and Florida head coach John Lotz.
Top Scholar Joins Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion to Direct Program on Religion and Latin American Studies
WACO, Texas (March 25, 2019) – With Baylor in Latin America one of the five signature initiatives of the University’s Illuminate academic strategic plan, a top scholar who has researched and taught about religion in Latin America for nearly two decades joined the Baylor University faculty this semester.