Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Jun
24
2016

Baylor University and Art Briles Issue Joint Statement Regarding Their Employment Relationship

WACO, Texas (June 24, 2016) – Baylor University and Art Briles have mutually agreed to terminate their employment relationship, effective immediately. Both parties acknowledge that there were serious shortcomings in the response to reports of sexual violence by some student-athletes, including deficiencies in University processes and the delegation of disciplinary responsibilities with the football program. Baylor is addressing these shortcomings and making ongoing improvements.

Jun
22
2016

3DPrint.com: 3D Printed, Livable Tiny House Built in Only 24 Hours by the Vesta V2 Concrete Printer

June 20, 2016
Alexander Le Roux, B.S. (Mechanical Engineering) ’15, built the first livable 3D-printed structure in the United States using a concrete 3D printer he created himself. Le Roux built the initial version of the 3D printer while a student at Baylor, and he used the second iteration, called the Vesta, to print a tiny house measure 8 x 5 x 7 feet. He expects to have the third version of the printer completed in August.

Jun
22
2016

Groundbreaking World War II pilot was a Baylor Bear first

More than 70 years have passed since World War II ended, but the inspiring stories of more than 1,000 women who served U.S. war efforts as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) are still new to many. The WASPs were trained pilots who flew in World War II, making the same types of sacrifices, flying the same airplanes […]

Jun
21
2016

Yale News: Renita Miller named new Berkeley College dean

June 20, 2016
Renita Miller, BBA (Marketing) ’00, was hired to be the next dean of Berkeley College. Miller previously worked as the director of studies of Forbes College and the director of the Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at Princeton University.

Jun
10
2016

Baylor University Names Task Forces to Act Upon 105 Recommendations and Implement Improvements to Address Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

WACO, Texas (June 10, 2016) – Baylor University has actively launched groups to lead the implementation of recommendations made by Pepper Hamilton, LLP following its independent investigation into the University’s handling of sexual assault. Two complementary executive-level task forces have been named to efficiently implement change that leads to improved processes, communication, training and response and that cultivates a culture of respect and character that reflects Baylor’s mission.

Jun
1
2016

McLane Stadium hosting summer camp in July

Mclane Stadium will host a five-day summer camp for children ages 5-12 July 11-15, 2016.

May
9
2016

Groundbreaking Bear was Houston paper’s first female reporter

The year 1915 was a time of great change all across the globe. World War I had broken out in Europe a year earlier, and while the United States had not yet officially entered the conflict, the move began to seem inevitable that summer when the Germans began attacking American and British civilian ships. At the time, […]

Jan
15
2016

Ann Richards: Governor, trailblazer and Baylor legend

It’s been 25 years to the day since trailblazing Baylor alumna Ann Richards, BA ’54, was sworn in as the 45th governor of Texas (with the Baylor Golden Wave Band leading the inauguration parade!). And although a quarter-century has passed since that day, her legacy as an iconic Texas figure lives on in a variety of ways. […]