Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Feb
5
2016

American Heart Association Invites Local Landmarks to 'Go Red' Friday Night for National Wear Red Day

The American Heart Association has invited several national and local iconic landmarks to turn their facades red on Friday, Feb. 5, in support of the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day to elevate awareness of heart disease.

Feb
3
2016

Updating Students on Title IX

With a new semester underway and a year of promise and opportunity before us as a caring and dynamic Baylor community, I write to provide you with an update about Title IX, Baylor’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence and the ongoing external review we commissioned in the fall. Many of you have participated in our Title IX training activities and “It’s on Us” awareness campaign, and I am deeply grateful for your willingness to help ensure that Baylor is a safe campus, free from harassment, discrimination and interpersonal violence. Together we are developing a campus culture that is educated about interpersonal violence and responsive to those who have experienced sexual violence.

Jan
29
2016

Baylor alum receives Texas Hospital Association’s highest honor

The ties between Baylor and the healthcare industry are almost too long to cover in a single blog post. Connections to Baylor College of Medicine and the Baylor Scott & White Health system provide excellent starting points for Baylor graduates, who benefit as students from multiple highly ranked programs that prepare them for careers in the field. […]

Jan
28
2016

Undaunted by disability, Baylor Law valedictorian inspires all who know her

You may not know Allison Dickson, but many at the Baylor Law School do. In 2007, Allison graduated No. 1 in her class from Baylor Law, despite a daily battle with Werdnig-Hoffman disease, a type of spinal muscle atrophy. Allison’s parents learned their daughter had the disease when she was just 15 months old — […]

Jan
25
2016

The Fort Hood Sentinel: Soldiers learn Korean culture for deployment

Jan. 21, 2016
Sonia Kim Uber, a part-time lecturer in Asian languages in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, spoke to soldiers from Fort Hood’s 1st Brigade Combat Team about Korean culture, language and more as the brigade prepares for nine-month deployment to South Korea. Uber discussed some of the basic phrases to know in Korean, the currency and history of the land. “I hope the Soldiers learn more about the Korean culture, people and a little bit of the Korean language, too,” Uber said.

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. […]