A new “buddy system” of nursing education — in which two students work together as one nurse to share ideas, set priorities and make clinical decisions for patient care in the “real world” of nursing — is effective, according to a study by Baylor University’s <a href="https://www.baylor.edu/nursing/" target="_new""><b>Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas</b></a>.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2018) – Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and director of Baylor University’s Environmental Health Science Program was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) for his outstanding leadership and science. Brooks received the award at the SETAC meeting in Sacramento, California on Sunday, Nov. 4.
I enjoyed having the opportunity to visit with many of you last night at one of Baylor’s special traditions – our All-University Thanksgiving. We truly have so much to be thankful for as a community of faith here at Baylor.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2018) - Baylor University today announced a lead gift from Mark and Paula Hurd, which spurs the institution’s $1.1 billion comprehensive philanthropic campaign to create the Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center. Efforts for the new center are the cornerstone of “Give Light: The Campaign for Baylor,” the University’s fundraising initiative announced on Nov. 1, 2018.
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.
Baylor University School of Education and Baylor Movie Mondays, a program of Baylor’s Department of Student Activities, will host a showing of the documentary "Backpack Full of Cash," on 6 p.m. Monday. The film explores the real cost of privatizing America's public schools.
Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Dr. Beth Allison Barr as the new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC in Allen and Dawson halls, beginning fall 2018.
WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.
Another year at Baylor, a whole lot to be thankful for. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year to reflect on what we’re thankful for. I’m thankful for time with the friends and loved ones that make this season so special. I’m also thankful to be a part of a […]
The U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges Rankings” each year are among the most discussed rankings in all of higher education, and Baylor routinely is ranked among the best. But there’s another ranking-within-the-ranking for the Baylor Family to be proud of: Once again in 2018, Baylor has been named among the top 50 Best Colleges […]
Baylor’s marching band has been an integral part of the university for well over 100 years — but it wasn’t until 90 years ago this fall that it became the Golden Wave Band we know and love today. On Nov. 17, 1928 — after months of deliberation, fundraising, and even some fabric mishaps — the Baylor […]
Three trivia questions for you: 1) What is Baylor’s oldest current athletic facility? 2) What was the first featured event in that facility? 3) Who was Baylor’s first opponent in that facility? Chances are good you answered the first question correctly; that would be the Ferrell Center, which opened 30 years ago this fall. The […]
Nov. 19, 2018 A two-year study – conducted by Ryan S. King, Ph.D., professor of biology and graduate program director in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences – to determine a numeric phosphorus standard for the Illinois River watershed and other scenic rivers, is mentioned in this article. King’s comprehensive report helped settle a three-decade-old legal dispute between Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Nov. 8, 2018 Baylor’s Office of Career & Professional Development’s career fairs this semester have aimed to address the diversity and accessibility needs of students by shifting to major-specific career fairs, such as Wednesday’s Science and Health Career Fair in the Baylor Sciences Building.
Nov. 13, 2018 Gravestones used to be the central place to mourn the deceased, but in this virtual age, social media pages have become a new “burial site” of sorts, says Candi Cann, Ph.D., associate professor of religion in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core within the Honors College. Her book, “Virtual Afterlives,” about memorialization of the dead in the contemporary world in 2014, is based on her death research. “People tend to talk to the dead on social media as though they were still present,” Cann said. “That actually occurred before; people would go to the gravestone and talk to the dead there.”
Feature on immigration attorney Anali Looper, B.A. ’07, J.D. ’14, who works for American Gateways, an Austin-headquartered firm and one of Texas’ largest immigration legal services providers. Working in a tucked-away, two-room office on Waco’s Franklin Avenue, Looper juggles about 120 active cases at any time. The majority of Looper’s clients are survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence and other abuses. Many come to her with stories of unimaginable suffering.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2018) – As the campus returns from the Thanksgiving holidays, Baylor University will host lectures this week in several academic disciplines, a theater performance and a variety of Christmas celebrations, including “A Baylor Christmas” concert featuring the combined choirs of Baylor and the Baylor Symphony Orchestra and the popular Christmas on Fifth Street.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) – On Friday, Nov. 16, Baylor Law School, in partnership with McLennan County Department of Families and Child Protective Services, celebrated its 11th annual National Adoption Day with more than two dozen central Texas families as their adoptions were finalized.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) – Baylor University today announced the installation of Dennis R. Myers, Ph.D., as the inaugural holder of The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in Social Work within the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. The installation was part of the Career Resiliency in Senior Living Leadership Symposium, a conference to provide support and education for licensed nursing home administrators to withstand job stress and pressures.