It’s been quite a few years since I’ve experienced a Waco winter, but I certainly don’t remember it being this cold. I hope everyone enjoyed the “Snow Day” on Tuesday and you have been able to stay warm.
I am pleased to announce the members of the Baylor Provost Search Committee, which is charged with identifying candidates to serve as the University’s permanent academic leader who will guide us in our quest to become a “tier one” Christian research university.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2018) – Baylor University will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, because of winter weather conditions. Baylor Law School and Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas also will be closed Tuesday.
There have been several significant developments involving Baylor’s Title IX Office during the Fall 2017 semester, most notably the external verification of the completion of the 105 recommendations in response to past incidents of sexual violence within the campus community and the recent lifting of an accreditation warning sanction by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
When your child heads to college, whether for an undergraduate or graduate degree, you expect them to take a few years to finish that degree — maybe an extra “victory lap” year. But you never, ever expect their time on earth to end before their studies do. That very thing happened to the Swanson family […]
Dr. Helen Harris has centered her life’s work on a topic that most would prefer to avoid: grief and loss. While no one likes to think about the loss of a loved one, facing grief is unavoidable. Harris’ research on those tough subjects has made her one of the nation’s most-sought after experts on the […]
Statistics show that only about 1% of college basketball players reach the NBA. In many cases, it takes more than just skill — it takes persistence, too. That’s certainly true of the four Baylor Bears who are playing in the NBA right now. Take Ekpe Udoh, BSEd ’11, for example. The former Bear standout became […]
When it comes to brands on social media, few can match the tone set by Denny’s. The diner chain’s approach — somewhere between snarky and silly, without going too far either direction — has won the acclaim of hundreds of thousands of followers on such platforms as Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. The man overseeing all that? Denny’s […]
Sympathies to Baylor student, Brayden Dyson, on the passing of her mother, Mrs. Kristen Dyson, on April 7, 2017.
Ray and Vicki Nazzario
Sympathies to Ray Nazzario, Senior Analyst Programmer in the ITS/Technology/Libraries and Mrs. Vicki Nazzario, part-time Student Athlete Support Academic Support Services in the Student Athlete Support Services Department, on the passing of their father and father-in-law, Mr. Raymond Nazzario, on April 13, 2017.
Sympathies to Lee Lowe, BSB Animal Facility Supervisor, on the passing of her father Bill (William James) Harlan, a Baylor retiree, on April 7, 2017.
Sympathies to Melinda Oliver, Assistant Director of Scholarships in the Student Financial Aid Department, on the passing of her father, Mr. James Hallum, Jr., on April 8, 2017.
Jan. 19, 2018 Baylor Law School will be launching the nation’s first executive LLM in litigation management program for experienced lawyers this coming fall. Many law schools have LLM programs that focus on litigation or trial advocacy, but Baylor’s new LLM program will address the rise of litigation costs by showing lawyers the nuances of managing large cases through the latest technology and strategies. “How do you design a plan that makes it cost-effective, outcome effective, and where you discover the case in a way that doesn’t take five years and billions of dollars? That’s what this program is about,” said Baylor law professor Liz Fraley, who co-created the LLM program with Jim Wren.
Baylor University strives to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service. This is a part of Baylor’s very own mission statement. A tangible, experiential way to live this out as a Baylor student is to strongly consider participating in the international education opportunities offered all over the world.
Jan. 21, 2018 AUDIO: Journalism professor Robert Darden, director of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, pays tribute to the legendary musician Edwin Hawkins, whose 1969 Grammy Award-winning recording of “Oh Happy Day” brought gospel music from the church to the charts.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2018) – Jay Yoo, Ph.D., associate professor of family and consumer sciences at Baylor University, has been selected to receive the 2018 American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences-Texas Affiliate Leader Award (AAFCS-TX).
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2018) — The greater the proportion of local banks in a nonmetropolitan area, the better the chances that a conventional business loan helped start or expand a business, according to a Baylor University study. The finding suggests that a locally oriented financial sector should boost such a community’s well-being.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2018) — Annie T. Ginty, Ph.D., assistant professor of <a href="https://www.baylor.edu/psychologyneuroscience/"><b>psychology and neuroscience</b></a> in the College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor University, has been selected as a “Rising Star” by the <a href="https://www.psychologicalscience.org"><b>Association for Psychological Science</b></a> (APS), the leading international organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology across disciplinary and geographic borders.
Truett graduate Jeremy Courtney (MDiv ’04) was recently named Baylor University’s Young Alumnus of the year. Courtney cofounded Preemptive Love Coalition, a global coalition of peacemakers changing the way we engage the world’s most polarizing conflicts by confronting fear with acts of love.
Supported by a Missions Research grant from Baylor Missions, students and faculty from the organization Engineers with a Mission travelled to Laredo, Texas in July 2016 to drill a water well. Despite being only 15 miles outside of Laredo, the people that live in the Las Lomas colonia do not have running water in their homes.…
In the midst of the challenges we are facing at Baylor, it is important for us to remember “the hope to which we have been called” (Eph. 1:18). In a reflection this past summer for Baylor Magazine (www.baylor.edu/alumni/magazine/1403/index.php?id=934251), I note that the virtue of hope enables us to face the brokenness of our lives and…