I hope everyone is enjoying Spring Break! For the First Gent and me – two former college basketball student-athletes – this may be the “most wonderful time of the year” as the college basketball postseason is fully underway.
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Maxey Parrish, senior lecturer of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, was named as a member of the 2019 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame class.
When Baylor was chartered in 1845, it was one of the first coeducational colleges or universities west of the Mississippi River — about 10 years before any public institution of higher learning would introduce mixed-gender learning, and a full 75 years before American women were guaranteed the right to vote. Since that groundbreaking beginning, countless women have come through […]
In 1961, when Vivienne Malone-Mayes decided to get her Ph.D. in mathematics, she applied to Baylor — but was rejected because of her race. So instead, she went to the University of Texas. By the time she had completed her doctoral studies there, Baylor had officially integrated — and in a beautiful twist of fate, […]
Please read and share the important information below from the Texas Department of Transportation regarding full I-35 mainlane closures beginning Wednesday night that impact cross traffic at University Parks Drive and MLK Blvd.
Consistent with recently issued Internal Revenue Service guidance, Baylor's daily meal per diem and the standard mileage rate for the use of personal automobiles on authorized University trips has changed.
Baylor University is committed to ensure a safe and secure environment for minors who visit our campus as well as faculty, staff and students who have contact with a youth off-campus through a Baylor organization.
There’s no questioning the fact that Scott Drew is the most successful coach in Baylor men’s basketball history. In his 16 seasons leading the Bears, he’s won more games (and a higher percentage of his games) than any coach in program history, reached the Sweet 16 five times and the Elite Eight twice, and produced nine NBA players. […]
Long before he became a distinguished professor and a national leader in the study of environmental science, Bryan Brooks was simply a child fascinated by his grandfather’s experiences. His grandfather, a missionary the Philippines, told young Bryan stories of service, such as how they drilled wells to supply clean water for smaller communities upstream from […]
When Baylor was chartered in 1845, it was one of the first coeducational colleges or universities west of the Mississippi River — about 10 years before any public institution of higher learning would introduce mixed-gender learning, and a full 75 years before American women were guaranteed the right to vote. Since that groundbreaking beginning, countless […]
Winning a conference title is hard. Sweeping both the regular season and conference tournament titles in the same year? Even more impressive. But doing it eight times in nine years — well, that’s almost unfathomable. But that’s exactly what Baylor women’s basketball has accomplished, following last night’s 67-49 win over Iowa State. A tight game for […]
March 14, 2019 Jennifer Adams, J.D. ’02, has joined Hogan Lovells’ Houston office as a partner in its Environment and Natural Resource practice. Adams joins the firm from Koch Companies Public Sector, where she has served as Chief Counsel of Litigation for the last eight years, focusing on complex environmental matters throughout the U.S.
March 15, 2019 Scott J. Varda, Ph.D., associate professor of communication in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and associate director of debate at Baylor, is quoted in this article about IBM’s Project Debater, powered by artificial intelligence, that can debate humans and could be used to help college debaters become more persuasive. Varda said the IBM technology was “impressive” but had limitations. “Debate is both an art and a science,” he said.
March 15, 2019 AUDIO: On this week’s edition of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Chloe Honum, Ph.D., poet and assistant professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, who was recently awarded the Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship, New Zealand’s most prestigious writing fellowship. In this interview, she shares her love of poetry, teaching and the craft of writing before closing the show with a reading of an original poem. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.
March 14, 2019 This month, local celebrities will deliver lunches to seniors as part of March for Meals. Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., and Waco Fire Department Chief Bobby Tatum are among the people who will deliver meals this month. The Meals on Wheels campaign aims to raise awareness of the service the nonprofit provides to seniors in the community.
WACO, Texas (March 18, 2019) – Sara L. Dolan, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – for a project aimed at improving clinical practice for children who have been victims of abuse and trauma.
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2019) – Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum will host “Very Hungry Caterpillar Day” – also known as World Storytelling Day – on Wednesday, March 20, in honor of its newest Eric Carle exhibit, called Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit.
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2019) — After a rigorous review process, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex has achieved a significant milestone: accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums.
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a variety of events presented by the department of political science, the School of Music and the department of multicultural affairs.