Alumni, Parents & Friends News

Aug
29
2016

Baseball. Perlman’s Path From Walk-on to 1st-Round Pick and HOF

Mickey Sullivan didn’t recruit Jon Perlman to Baylor. He had never even heard of him until the 6-foot-1, 150-pound freshman pitcher showed up at his office at Floyd Casey Stadium.

Aug
29
2016

Baylor family has 50 years of photos with Judge Baylor

If you love Baylor, you probably have some pictures of you and your friends and family with Judge Baylor. It’s a rite of passage for every Bear, and is even part of the Baylor Bucket List. But you probably don’t have as many as Donna Oates’ family. Since Oates first stepped onto the Baylor campus for a […]

Aug
29
2016

#BearsOfBaylor — “If I go to law school in Nigeria, I’ll practice there.”

“I got a scholarship from Nigeria to come to Baylor, [majoring in] international studies. I’m thinking of going to law school and doing immigration law. I’m thinking of going to Baylor Law! It’s one of my options – or SMU. Those are my two main options right now. I’m super excited about it. … “If I […]

Aug
29
2016

An invitation to faculty and staff to join the Baylor Club

Sign up for a Baylor Club membership by September 15 and receive a complimentary dinner for two.

Aug
29
2016

On the Baylor Horizon August 29, 2016

Student football tickets available today. Don't miss Chalk Talk and Traditions Rally this week.

Aug
28
2016

W. Soccer. Soccer Claims 3-0 Shutout Win over Incarnate Word

Baylor soccer grabbed a 3-0 win over Incarnate Word on Sunday evening at Betty Lou Mays Soccer field to complete a 2-0-0 home opening weekend.

Aug
28
2016

General News. Baylor Athletics Aims To Hand Pack 132,000 Meals

For the fifth-straight year, more than 500 Baylor University student-athletes, coaches and staff will rally to be part of the hunger solution through a partnership between Baylor Athletics and non-profit Feed My Starving Children (FMSC).

Aug
27
2016

W. Volleyball. VB Sweeps Final Day of Baylor Invitational

Baylor volleyball (2-1) went 2-0 to cap its run in the 2016 Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Aug
26
2016

W. Soccer. Soccer Wins Home Opener vs. Purdue, 5-1

Baylor soccer won a 5-1 match over Purdue in its home opener on Friday evening at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.

Aug
26
2016

W. Volleyball. VB Falls in Four Sets in Season Opener

Baylor volleyball (0-1) dropped a 3-1 decision to UT Rio Grande Valley in the team’s 2016 season opener at the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational Friday night.

Aug
26
2016

General News. Baylor Athletics Announces Tailgate Concert Series

The Baylor Athletic Department announced Thursday the launch of the "Tailgate Concert Series" to take place before all home football games during the 2016 season.

Aug
26
2016

W. Basketball. Mulkey Gives Back to Hometown

With her hometown of Hammond, Louisiana, in need, Baylor head women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey wanted to lend a hand. After speaking with representatives in Tangipahoa Parish and identifying a specific need, Mulkey arranged to have $35,000 worth of school supplies delivered to students in the area.

Aug
26
2016

Let’s stand together — for our students

One week from today, Baylor football will kick off the 2016 season by hosting Northwestern State at McLane Stadium. The game on the field will feature a lot of firsts — most notably, the first game for the Bears under head coach Jim Grobe and the first game back from injury for senior quarterback Seth […]

Aug
26
2016

#BearsOfBaylor — “55 is just an age. I can still hang with the students.”

“My title is assistant director of wellness, and my responsibilities are I get to come to work — according to my husband, I get to come play every day — and I’m in charge of the group exercise classes, all the 40- to 50-person classes of zumba, yoga, pilates, cycling that we have. “I just […]

Aug
26
2016

Baptist News Global: Students’ art project generates big bucks for Zambian orphans

Aug. 25, 2016
Recent artwork created by Baylor studio art majors Veronica Campbell and Rachel Taylor has generated tens of thousands of dollars to help Zambian orphans. Campbell and Taylor traveled to Zambia this summer with Baylor Missions and its women’s leadership team. The finished canvases of trees - with leaves made by orphans’ fingerprints - were auctioned to raise funds for the Legacy Academy at the Family Legacy Tree of Life Children’s Village, a community for orphaned children located outside Lusaka, Zambia’s capital.

Aug
26
2016

Ethics Daily: Promotion and Practice of Core Values and Ethics Vital

Aug. 22, 2016
Article about a new study conducted by Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media, which found that communicating and practicing core values and ethics is vital to the success of companies and organizations. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers JPRNM research and faculty.)

Aug
26
2016

Financial Post: As our homes get smarter ‘it could become incredibly easy to spend money’

Aug. 24, 2016
James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in the Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this story about the impact of new technologies in the home on people’s spending habits. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Aug
26
2016

HealingWell.com: 5 Tips to Help Teens Get Needed School-Year Zzzzzs

Aug. 10, 2016
Michael Scullin, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences and director of Baylor's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, offers five tips to help teens adjust their sleeping habits before school begins. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

Aug
26
2016

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): BU coach Kim Mulkey sends truckload of school supplies to Louisiana

Aug. 26, 2016
Baylor head women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey, with the help of some friends and local businesses, is sending a truck loaded with $35,000 worth of school supplies to the flood-stricken Louisiana parish where she grew up. The supplies were loaded into a truck Friday morning at a Waco-area H-E-B store. The truck is set to arrive Saturday in Tangipahoa Parish, 45 minutes east of hard-hit Baton Rouge.

Aug
26
2016

Online tool assists Baylor community in responding to issues

The Report It website is a new resource to help faculty, staff, students and others locate mechanisms for reporting violations of University policy, troubling behavior or criminal activity to the appropriate authorities.