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Jun
19
2018

Track & Field. Three Bears Ready for USATF Outdoor Championships

The Baylor track and field team will have three athletes in action at the USATF Outdoor Championships, which begin Thursday and continue through Sunday, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.

Jun
19
2018

W. Volleyball. Baylor Volleyball Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

Baylor volleyball released its 27-match fall 2018 schedule Tuesday morning, announced by fourth-year head coach Ryan McGuyre.

Jun
19
2018

These #BaylorLights shine bright

In this blog, we write a lot about the outstanding achievements of Baylor Bears: the academic honors, the national trophies, the alumni who become household names. If we only focused on those, it would be easy for many other everyday, inspirational stories to go unnoticed. One of our favorite things to do is bring those stories to […]

Jun
19
2018

Baptist Standard: Baylor expert identifies signs of elder abuse

June 18, 2018
James Ellor, Ph.D., M.Div., professor in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, is the featured expert in this article about how to identify elder abuse. Family members, hospital staff and law enforcement submit most reports of abuse, but churches and other organizations also should be diligent, Ellor said, noting clergy are considered mandatory reporters in many states. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Dr. Ellor to national media as an expert on this topic.)

Jun
19
2018

Baylor Business: Your Calling, Our Mission

VIDEO: Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business cultivates principled leaders and serves the global marketplace through transformational learning and impactful scholarship in a culture of innovation guided by Christian values. The School's top-ranked programs combines rigorous classroom learning, hands-on experience in the real world, a solid foundation in ethical values and a global outlook.

Jun
19
2018

Business Wire: Sherry Ashley Joins Houston Trust Company

June 18, 2018
Sherry Ashley, B.A. (Political Science/Business Administration) ’84, has joined the Houston Trust Company as vice president of trust administration. Ashley began her trust career at River Oaks Bank & Trust before moving to Salient Trust Co. LTA, where she worked in trust administration, most recently as senior trust officer.

Jun
19
2018

Digital Engineering: COFES 2018: Thinking About the Future of Engineering Software

June 13, 2018
Keith E. Schubert, Ph.D., professor of electrical and computer engineering in Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, spoke on “Unlocking the Patterns of Life”at a recent meeting of COFES: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software. Schubert’s research focuses on how the nature of life forms recognizable patterns, for which he uses cellular automata to discover these repeatable patterns. NASA is now using his research as it searches for evidence of life in the solar system.

Jun
19
2018

Dr. Beth Allison Barr named new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC

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.

Jun
19
2018

Dr. Beth Allison Barr named new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC

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.

Jun
19
2018

Graduating in August? Record a Shout Out This Summer

Graduating seniors will have two opportunities to record a commencement shout out between 3:30-5 p.m. on June 26 and July 24 in the Stone Room of the Ferrell Center.

Jun
19
2018

Journal of Blacks in Higher Education: Baylor University Is Preserving the Recordings of the Golden Age of Black Gospel

June 12, 2018
The Black Gospel Music Restoration Project team at Baylor Libraries has been selected to receive the 2018 Excellence in Digital Libraries Award from the Texas Digital Library for their work in making accessible the creative output of hundreds of Black gospel artists.

Jun
19
2018

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): David and Art - Influences

June 18, 2018
AUDIO: On this week’s edits of “David and Art,” David Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses how influences are formative in the art world, whether one is a novelist, poet, painter, actor or musician. Appreciating the presence of influences - and how artists interact with them - can make art easier and more fulfilling to follow. Smith hosts this weekly feature that focuses on how history illuminates the arts and the arts illuminate history.

Jun
19
2018

PR Newswire: Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson Welcomes Attorney Taylor Mohr

June 18, 2018
Taylor Mohr, B.A. (History) ’09, J.D. ’12, has joined family law firm Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson LLP as an associate in the firm's Frisco office. Recognized in Super Lawyers magazine as a Texas Rising Star each of the past two years, Mohr also has earned selection to the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys' Top 10 Under 40 in the Texas listing and the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys' Top 10 Best Female Attorneys.

Jun
19
2018

The Guardian (U.K.): To survive our high-speed society, cultivate 'temporal bandwidth'

June 16, 2018
Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the Honors College at Baylor, writes about the era of relentless social media and soundbites, which has caused us to lose sight of the past and future.

Jun
19
2018

The Katy Times: Taylor's Elliott earns TPC excellence scholarship

June 18, 2018
Incoming Baylor freshman Emma Elliott, a recent graduate of Taylor High School in Katy, has received a Mark of Excellence Scholarship from TPC Group. She plans to pursue a degree in business management.

Jun
18
2018

Track & Field. Fields Wins 400-Meter Title at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships

The Baylor track and field team had four athletes in action and won one event at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships, concluding Sunday at Hayes Track at the Haugh Complex in Bloomington, Ind.

Jun
18
2018

Football. SELECT SINGLE-GAME TICKETS & MINI-PACKS NOW ON SALE

Single-game tickets and #BThere mini-packs for the first four home games of the 2018 Baylor football season are now available to the general public through the Baylor Athletics Ticket Office.

Jun
18
2018

Baptist Standard: CBF assembly spotlights ministry in Texas and Southwest

June 15, 2018
Kyle Reese, M.Div. (Theology) ’97, was elected moderator-elect at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s general assembly in Dallas. Reese has been senior pastor of Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla., since 2006. Previously, he was pastor of First Baptist Church in San Angelo and First Baptist Church in Valley Mills.

Jun
18
2018

Buena Vista University: BVU Graduate Receives Full Scholarship to Attend Prestigious Physical Therapy Program

May 31, 2018
Buena Vista University graduate and former ROTC Cadet Tyler Smith has been accepted into the highly competitive U.S. Army-Baylor University doctoral program in physical therapy. The top-ranked program was established in 1971, and has built its foundation around meeting the physical therapy needs of the armed forces through academic coursework, clinical education, research and professional development of uniformed physical therapists.

Jun
18
2018

Gilmer Mirror: Carrie R. Cappel Named President of the Junior League of Fort Worth

June 10, 2018
Carrie R. Cappel, B.A. (Speech Communication) ’00, M.A. (Communication Studies) ’02, J.D. ’07, has been named the 89th President of the Junior League of Fort Worth (JLFW) for the 2018-2019 year. Cappel joined JLFW in 2004 and previously served as president-elect, community vice president, project research and development chair, and done-in-a-day chair. Cappel is a Senior Counsel in the Commercial Real Estate section of Harris, Finley & Bogle P.C.