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Oct
18
2017

W. Volleyball. No. 24 Volleyball Blanked By No. 11 Kansas

No. 24 Baylor volleyball (16-5, 6-2 Big 12) dropped a 3-0 loss to the 11th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks Wednesday night at the Ferrell Center, 25-14, 25-22, 25-14.

Oct
18
2017

General News. Getting to Know: Dawn Rogers

Growing up on a farm in Ithaca, N.Y., Dawn Rogers was a "shy, introverted kid" who considered becoming a veterinarian.

Oct
18
2017

2017-18 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award winners to be honored at Homecoming

The university’s Meritorious Achievement Award winners annually demonstrate the wide reach of the Baylor Family. This year’s honorees include alumni who have found success in everything from business and medicine to worship music and athletics — and sometimes, in more than one of those fields. Each has used their success to support Baylor and Baylor students, whether […]

Oct
18
2017

Football. Football Hosts No. 23 West Virginia for #StripeMcLane

Baylor plays its first home in nearly a month and opens a two-game stint at McLane Stadium with a visit from West Virginia for homecoming.

Oct
18
2017

W. Volleyball. Five Reasons to Fill the Ferrell

In a series that covers 45 matches and goes all the way back to 1985, this is the first-ever Top 25 matchup between #24 Baylor (16-4, 6-1) and 11th-ranked Kansas (16-3, 5-1).

Oct
18
2017

Baylor Lariat: Men’s basketball to host Hurricane Harvey relief game

Oct. 17, 2017
The Baylor men's basketball team will host the University of Houston at the Ferrell Center Saturday in an additional exhibition game to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief. “This is an incredible opportunity to use the game of basketball to provide relief for our neighbors in need,” said Baylor head coach Scott Drew. “We’re thankful to be able to play this game on Homecoming weekend with so many members of the Baylor Family back home, and we encourage everyone to pack the Ferrell Center to raise as much money as possible in support of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.”

Oct
18
2017

Baylor University: Baylor Police and Waco Advocacy Center: A Vital Partnership

Article about the partnership between the Baylor University Police Department and the Waco Advocacy Center that is bringing about change on and off campus. Collaboration between the University and the Center has existed for many years and continues to grow in effectiveness as both parties seek to improve their response to sexual violence.

Oct
18
2017

Faculty-In-Residence Program Benefits Students, Faculty and Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2017) – It began in 2004 when a distinguished engineering professor, Walter Bradley, and his wife, Ann, moved into Texana House to live among students. Today, Baylor University’s faculty-in-residence program is highly competitive, employs 15 faculty throughout campus and serves as a model that brings representatives from numerous universities to campus to learn more.

Oct
18
2017

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Waco City Council Names New City Manager

Oct. 17, 2017
Wiley Stem III, B.B.A. (Economics) ’76, has been named by the Waco City Council as the next city manager.

Oct
18
2017

New Books Network: A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Oct. 16, 2017
AUDIO: Interview with Andrea Turpin, Ph.D., associate professor of history in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, about her new book, “A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917,” which examines the gender history of private and state colleges.

Oct
18
2017

Religion & Politics: The Role of Sports Ministries in the NFL Protests

Oct. 17, 2017
Paul Putz, a doctoral candidate in history at Baylor whose research looks the the blending of sports and Christianity in the 20th century United States, authored this essay about the relationship between evangelical sports ministries and the Colin Kaepernick-inspired protests focusing on social justice, particularly criminal justice reform. “A deeper look at these Christian sports ministries reveals that their membership rolls are full of black athletes who have moved to the forefront of the new era of athlete activism. The surprising overlap between these organizations and the recent NFL protests in terms of both strategy and personnel should prompt us to consider how faith is moving these athletes to action.”

Oct
18
2017

The Baptist Standard: Bryan Pastor Nominee For Second Term As BGCT 2nd VP

Oct. 17, 2017
Jim Heiligman, M. Div. (Theology) ’09, will be nominated for a second year term as vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas at Texas Baptists' annual meeting Nov. 12-14 in Waco.

Oct
18
2017

Tulsa World: Newsmaker: BKD announces promotion of Hejtmanek, Elsberry

Oct. 12, 2017
Andrew Hejtmanek, B.B.A./M.Acc. (Accounting) ’07, has been promoted to director of BKD CPAs & Advisors. Hejtmanek, a member of BKD National Health Care Group, has over 10 years of experience in his field, providing audit and assurance services to health care providers.

Oct
18
2017

What Makes Horror Movies Scary? “We do,” Says Baylor Film Expert

Waco, Texas (Oct. 18, 2017) – The best scary movies adapt to society’s current fears and turn current cultural, social and political preoccupations into elements of horror, says a Baylor University film historian and an expert on the horror film genre.

Oct
18
2017

WWOR-TV (New York, NY/FOX): Phone Snubbing is “Phubbing”

Oct. 17, 1017
VIDEO: This broadcast news story from WWOR-TV in New York City features Baylor research on the impact of phone snubbing, or phubbing, on relationships. Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, and James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, both in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, have found that the circle nearly completes itself as the offended parties frequently jump online to find affirmation in the likes and shares and positive comments of social media. Their study, “Phubbed and Alone: Phone Snubbing, Social Exclusion, and Attachment to Social Media,” was published in the March 2017 Journal of the Association for Consumer Research.

Oct
17
2017

Men's Basketball to Host Charity Exhibition vs. Houston

Baylor men's basketball will host a charity exhibition game against University of Houston at noon CT Saturday at the Ferrell Center. All ticket sales will be donated to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund through the Greater Houston Community Foundation.

Oct
17
2017

Football. Bears in the NFL Week Six Update

Week Four update on the former Baylor Bears that are currently playing in the NFL as eight players saw action last weekend.

Oct
17
2017

Football. Secondary Will Get Another Stiff Test vs. WVU

While they were far from alone, Baylor’s cornerbacks had a “tough day” Saturday, giving up 471 yards passing in the Bears’ 59-16 loss at Oklahoma State.