Faculty & Staff News

Jun
14
2021

Jared McKenzie Named NCBWA Freshman All-American



WACO, Texas – Baylor baseball's Jared McKenzie was named to the NCBWA Freshman All-American Second Team, the organization announced on Monday. McKenzie becomes just the third Bear and first outfielder in program history to earn the honor from the NCBWA.

Jun
14
2021

MT Coaching Pair Earns ITA Texas Region Awards

Woodson and van der Merwe

WACO, Texas – The Baylor Men's Tennis coaching duo of head coach Michael Woodson and assistant coach Izak van der Merwe were honored by the ITA as Texas Region winners, Monday. Woodson was named the Texas Region's ITA Wilson Coach of the Year while van der Merwe was the ITA Assistant Coach of the Year.

Jun
14
2021

WT’s Hinojosa Named National Finalist for ITA’s Arthur Ashe Award

Jessica Hinojosa

WACO, Texas – Jessica Hinojosa is a national finalist for the ITA's Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award after earning the same award for the Texas Region, Monday. The outgoing Baylor senior will find out with 11 other finalists, June 21 if they are the national winner.

Jun
14
2021

Increased Organizational Support for Employees’ Adoption Efforts Yields Positive Benefits At All Levels, Baylor Study Shows

WACO, Texas (June 14, 2021) – When an organization supports its employees who choose to adopt children, the employees, their families, the adopted children and the organization itself experience positive benefits and outcomes, according to new research from Baylor University.

Jun
13
2021

Dorm Decor 101: a BaylorProud Guide

Whether you live in Collins or Russell, Earle or Heritage House, your residence hall is meant to be your home away from home — and should be decorated as such! As #BU25 prepares to make their way to Waco, we’ve rounded up some “Dorm Inspo” to help our newest Bears create the perfect space: Make […]

Jun
12
2021

Track & Field: Nugent, 4x1 Garner All-America Accolades

Ackera Nugent

Ackera Nugent placed third in the 100-meter hurdles, and the 4x100-meter relay team took eighth to give Baylor track & field five All-Americans on the final day of the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Championships Saturday at Hayward Field.

Jun
11
2021

Track & Field: 4x4 Closes Season For Men’s Team

Dillon Bedell

Baylor track & field placed ninth in the men's 4x400-meter relay in its only action Friday night at the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field.

Jun
11
2021

Baylor’s Lab to Market Collaborative is turning BU research into real-world solutions

A machine that simulates therapeutic horseback riding. A novel system to display more color on HD screens. An ultrasound approach to testing airplane-part safety. What do they have in common? All have been invented or developed by Baylor professors — and all have moved from idea to reality through a focused approach called the Lab […]

Jun
10
2021

T&F: Nugent Shines, Tidwell Earns All-America Honors

Ackera Nugent

Tuesdi Tidwell tied for third in the pole vault, and Ackera Nugent advanced to finals in three events to highlight Thursday's performances for Baylor track & field at the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field.

Jun
10
2021

Baylor research could make STEM education more accessible to the blind & visually impaired

When it comes to teaching STEM, instructors and students alike rely heavily on viewing images and physical models. But what about students with blindness or visual impairments — how are they to learn these important aspects of the field? Baylor researchers may have found an answer. Earlier this month, a Baylor-led study published in the […]

Jun
10
2021

Baylor to Celebrate Summer Graduates in Return to the Ferrell Center

WACO, Texas (June 10, 2021) – Baylor University will return commencement to the Ferrell Center to celebrate summer graduates during two in-person ceremonies Saturday, Aug. 14. In addition, the summer ceremonies will feature a change that reflects the University’s rising number of doctoral candidates and the University’s success as it pursues R1 recognition as a top Christian research university.

Jun
10
2021

Presidential Perspective - June 10, 2021

New beginnings! This summer has marked new beginnings on so many fronts as we emerge from COVID-19, and, as a university, move toward a normal fall semester.

Jun
9
2021

Track & Field: Men’s 4x4 Advances to NCAA Final

Howard Fields III

The Baylor men's 4x400-meter relay team advanced to the finals to highlight day one Wednesday at the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field.

Jun
9
2021

7 things to see and do in Waco (that you probably haven’t seen/done yet)

Maybe you’re looking for a nice day trip from your home in DFW, Houston, Austin or San Antonio. Maybe it’s a stop on a longer summer vacation drive across Texas. Maybe it’s your (or your child’s) Orientation or Line Camp that brings you this way. Whatever your reason for visiting Waco this summer, there’s plenty […]

Jun
9
2021

Butler, Wandt Candidates for Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year

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IRVING, Texas – Baylor's Jared Butler (men's basketball) and Jennifer Wandt (soccer) have been announced as candidates for the 2020-21 Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year, the conference announced on Wednesday.

Jun
9
2021

Music Listening Near Bedtime Disruptful to Sleep, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (June 9, 2021) – Most people listen to music throughout their day and often near bedtime to wind down. But can that actually cause your sleep to suffer? When sleep researcher Michael Scullin, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University, realized he was waking in the middle of the night with a song stuck in his head, he saw an opportunity to study how music — and particularly stuck songs — might affect sleep patterns.

Jun
9
2021

Religiosity and Conspiratorial Beliefs Linked in Baylor Religion Survey Findings

WACO, Texas (June 9, 2021) – Patterns in American religious attitudes, behaviors and beliefs just after the 2020 presidential election and during the coronavirus pandemic are the latest focus of the Baylor Religion Survey, the most comprehensive national survey studying religion in America.

Jun
9
2021

Religiosity and Conspiratorial Beliefs Linked in Baylor Religion Survey Findings

WACO, Texas (June 9, 2021) – Patterns in American religious attitudes, behaviors and beliefs just after the 2020 presidential election and during the coronavirus pandemic are the latest focus of the Baylor Religion Survey, the most comprehensive national survey studying religion in America.

Jun
8
2021

THE FUTURE IS NOW

Ackera Nugent

For Baylor track & field, the future isn't just bright, the future is now.

Jun
8
2021

Baseball Boasts 18 Academic All-Big 12 Honorees



WACO, Texas – Baylor baseball tallied 18 Academic All-Big 12 selections, including 16 first team honorees, the conference office announced Tuesday.