Alumni, Parents & Friends News

Apr
26
2017

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Set For Big 12 Championship

The sixth-ranked and No. 3 seed Baylor men's tennis team will open its 2017 Big 12 Championship run against No. 41 and sixth-seeded Texas Tech Thursday at the Headington Family Tennis Center in Norman, Okla.

Apr
26
2017

M. Golf. Men’s Golf Places Sixth at Big 12 Championship

Baylor men’s golf finished in sixth place at the 2017 Big 12 Championship after shooting 24-over-par 304 in Wednesday’s final round at Prairie Dunes Country Club. The Bears finished the 72-hole tournament at 70-over 1190.

Apr
26
2017

General News. Baylor Athletics Bolsters External Relations Staff

Baylor University Vice President and Director of Athletics Mack Rhoades announced numerous additions to the restructured external relations department on Wednesday.

Apr
26
2017

Baylor Trumpets win nationals for fourth time in eight years

For the fourth time in eight years, Baylor Trumpets have won first place in the National Trumpet Competition! This year, it was the Trumpets’ “Green” ensemble that took first in the Large Ensemble Division. [Watch their title-winning performance below.] Out of the 157 trumpeters who applied to this national competition in Colorado, 14 members of the […]

Apr
26
2017

#BearsOfBaylor — “Sometimes people, including myself, can’t always see the other person’s perspective.”

“I think Baylor is doing a good job of trying to include diversity and trying to be a better neighbor towards everyone, but it’s something that needs to be continually reinforced so that it continues to grow… I think on every college campus, there always are those divides because sometimes people, including myself, can’t always […]

Apr
26
2017

Abilene Reporter-News: ARN's Williamson retiring as editor

April 25, 2017
Doug Williamson, B.A. (Speech/Journalism) ’73, who has served as editor of the Abilene Reporter-News for almost five years and has worked at the newspaper for almost 32 years, announced his retirement Tuesday. He taught journalism, photography, debate and broadcasting at Waco High School for three years and worked for the Waco Tribune-Herald for nine years before returning to Abilene in 1985.

Apr
26
2017

Consumerism Commentary: How to Best Handle Old Credit Card Accounts

March 25, 2017
Stephanie Colestock, B.S. (Biology) '10, managing editor and contributing writer at Consumerism Commentary, writes about how to handle old credit card accounts in this article. Colestock frequently writes about personal finance. She also writes for a number of other sites including: Dough Roller, Five Cent Nickel and allCards, in addition to running her small business, Pink Orchid Press.

Apr
26
2017

Netscape What’s New: 4 Steps to Reignite Your Prayer Life

April 21, 2017
Angela Reed, Ph.D., associate professor of practical theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, provides four tips to help people grow in the habit of prayer. The tips include read scripture prayerfully, reflect on the events of the day, try out a simple form of prayer and explore the possibility of shaping the activities of the day around prayer. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Media Communications, pitched this story.)

Apr
26
2017

News-Medical.net: Skimpy sleep followed by 'catch up' tied to worse cognition in young adults

April 25, 2017
New Baylor research has found that skimping on sleep, followed by "catch-up" days with long snoozes, is tied to worse cognition -- both in attention and creativity -- in young adults, in particular, those tackling major projects. The multidisciplinary research was conducted by Elise King, assistant professor of interior design in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory and assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Apr
26
2017

Reader’s Digest: Is Your Facebook Obsession Feeding a Personality Disorder?

April 24, 2017
Research by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, about how social media can have a real cost to real-life relationships is cited in this article about the correlations between social media use and what’s known as “grandiose narcissism.”

Apr
26
2017

RoadTrekin: Meet and Greet Miss Arkansas USA Arynn Johnson at All Things Arkansas April 29

April 22, 2017
Incoming Baylor freshman Arynn Johnson, Miss Arkansas U.S.A., will greet well wishers on April 29 at All Things Arkansas before she heads off to the Miss U.S.A. Pageant.

Apr
26
2017

Stillwater (OK) News-Press: The Holt Report: Baylor gets a good hire in Livingstone

April 26, 2017
The Stillwater (OK) News-Press applauds the hiring of Dr. Linda Livingstone as Baylor’s president, looking back at her history as an outstanding student-athlete at Perkins-Tryon High School and Oklahoma State University. Her late father, Doyle Parrack, was a successful basketball coach after playing for Henry Iba at Oklahoma A&M. He coached at Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma and his alma mater.

Apr
26
2017

WNLO-TV (Buffalo, NY/CW): Doctors Issue New Sleep Warning

April 25, 2017
VIDEO: Skimping on sleep, and then playing "catch up” doesn't really work and actually can lead to worse cognition, in terms of attention and creatively. Those are the findings of a new multidisciplinary study by Elise King, M.A., assistant professor of interior design in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory and assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Apr
25
2017

Baseball. Baseball Topples Texas State 10-2

Baylor baseball posted a 10-2 win over Texas State on Tuesday night at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (25-16) used 15 hits and a quintet of bullpen arms to cruise by the Bobcats (22-20).

Apr
25
2017

M. Golf. Men’s Golf in Fifth at Big 12 Championship

Baylor men’s golf is in fifth place after shooting 12-over-par 292 and 7-over-par 287 in Tuesday’s second and third rounds at the Big 12 Championship. The Bears sit at 46-over 886 entering the final round at Prairie Dunes Country Club.

Apr
25
2017

Softball. No. 13 Softball Tops Lamar, 4-1

BEAUMONT, Texas – No. 13/15 Baylor softball (37-9) won its last nonconference game of the regular season, defeating the Lamar Lady Cardinals (23-24), 4-1, on Tuesday afternoon at LU Softball Complex.

Apr
25
2017

W. Soccer. Soccer Summer Offering Several Summer Camps

Baylor soccer will have three summer camp options for youth players to continue to improve their soccer skills under the guidance of the BU coaches and players at the Bears’ Betty Lou Mays Field.