Faculty & Staff News

Oct
27
2021

Baylor student wins Texas State Japanese Language Speech Contest

About a month before the 2021 Texas State Japanese Language Speech Contest, Dr. Yuko Prefume (BA ’04, MSED ’06, EDD ’15), a senior lecturer in Japanese at Baylor, asked then-junior Matthew Ho if he wanted to enter the competition. A little hesitant at first, and not knowing much about what would be involved, Ho said […]

Oct
27
2021

WBB’s Lewis Placed on Lieberman Award Watch List

Jordan Lewis

Springfield, Mass. – Baylor's Jordan Lewis was named to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and WBCA Preseason Watch List for the Nancy Lieberman Award.

Oct
26
2021

Bears Build on Lead in Round Two of The Rainbow Wahine Invitational

Britta Snyder Tee Shot

KAPOLEI, Hawaii – Baylor's Britta Snyder led the bear brigade at the top of the leaderboard on Tuesday, at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational, one of five bears in the top-10.

Oct
26
2021

Football Hosts Texas in 111th All-Time Series Meeting

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Baylor hosts Texas at 11 a.m. Saturday at McLane Stadium for the 111th all-time series meeting.

Oct
26
2021

FROM LINCOLN TO WACO

Tebo

Being a diehard Nebraska Cornhusker was basically a birthright for Aaron Tebo, a native of Lincoln, Neb., whose family has had season tickets at Memorial Stadium since the 1970s, with his grandparents passing them down to his parents.

Oct
26
2021

SOC’s Ables Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

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WACO, Texas – Baylor senior, Kayley Ables picks up the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week award for her efforts in the Bears' games against Iowa State and West Virginia. This marks the first weekly award for Ables this season, the conference announced Tuesday afternoon.

Oct
26
2021

Baylor ranked top 15 in the nation for social media engagement

Fall is “national rankings” season in higher ed, and Baylor’s report card is looking good: ranked among the top 20% of universities nationwide; on a short list for best undergraduate teaching and best undergraduate research opportunities; listed among the nation’s best student experiences by the Wall Street Journal and U.S. News; and even named to the […]

Oct
26
2021

WBB’s Smith Named AP Preseason All-American

NaLyssa APAA

WACO, Texas – Baylor's NaLyssa Smith picked up her second preseason All-America nod of the season when the Associated Press honored her and four others on Tuesday.

Oct
26
2021

VB’s Elise McGhee Earns Big 12 Rookie of the Week Honor

Elise McGhee ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

No. 11 Baylor volleyball's Elise McGhee has earned her first Big 12 weekly award, being named Rookie of the Week by the Conference on Tuesday.

Oct
26
2021

Baylor Impact Awards Celebrate Successful Family-Owned Businesses with Transformative Impacts

WACO, Texas (Oct. 26, 2021) – The John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, housed in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, will host the Baylor Impact Awards on Friday, Oct. 29.

Oct
26
2021

Certified Vocologist Brings New Teaching, Research Opportunities to Baylor’s Theatre Arts Programs

WACO, Texas (Oct. 26, 2021) – Baylor University is now home to one of a handful of undergraduate theatre programs whose faculty includes a certified vocologist. This certification brings a new level of educational rigor and professional preparedness to the students in Baylor’s Department of Theatre Arts.

Oct
25
2021

Women’s Golf Dominates Day One at The Rainbow Wahine Invitational

Britta Snyder Smiling

KAPOLEI, Hawaii – The Baylor women's golf team dominated their way to a 12-shot on Monday in round one of the Rainbow Wahine Invitational.

Oct
25
2021

Three Takeaways: October 25

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Baylor Bear Insider Jerry Hill gives his three takeaways from Monday's weekly press conference with head coach Dave Aranda talking about this week's matchup between the 16th-ranked Bears (6-1, 3-1) and Texas (4-3, 2-2), which kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday at McLane Stadium and will be broadcast by ABC.:

Oct
25
2021

MBB’s Love Suffers Season-Ending Injury

Langston Love

WACO, Texas – Baylor freshman guard Langston Love suffered a season-ending knee injury in Saturday's private scrimmage against Texas A&M, head coach Scott Drew announced Monday.

Oct
25
2021

FB’s Pitre Named Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Baylor football senior Jalen Pitre is one of 12 semifinalists for the 2021 Paycom Jim Thorpe Award, as announced Monday morning by the organization.

Oct
24
2021

Women’s Golf to Close Out Their Fall Slate in Hawaii

BaiMai Seema at Alotian

KAPOLEI, Hawaii – Baylor women's golf will look to finish their fall season on a high note at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational beginning Monday at Kapolei Golf Club in Kapolei, Hawaii.

Oct
23
2021

No. 11 VB Battles to 3-1 Win Over West Virginia

Kara McGhee WVU

No. 11 Baylor volleyball fought with West Virginia to a 3-1 win in WVU Coliseum on Saturday night.

Oct
22
2021

No. 11 VB Sweeps West Virginia, 3-0

Team VB vs. West Virginia

No. 11 Baylor volleyball swept West Virginia on Friday evening in WVU Coliseum, though it was a grind for the Bears.