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Jan
18
2020

No. 2 MBB Completes Comeback at Oklahoma State

Davion Mitchell

STILLWATER, Okla. – Devonte Bandoo hit four second-half 3-pointers and two late free throws to help No. 2 Baylor rally from a 12-point deficit to beat the upset-minded Oklahoma State Cowboys, 75-68, Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Jan
18
2020

Dave Aranda Introductory Press Conference

Dave Aranda

Baylor Director of Athletics Mack Rhoades will introduce new head football coach Dave Aranda at a press conference on Monday, January 20, 2020, in the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. The event is scheduled to begin at 10 am CT and is open to the public.

Jan
17
2020

Freshmen Highlight Day One for T&F in Iowa City

Kam Jackson

Freshmen Kamden Jackson and Mariah Ayers both finished second among collegians in their respective 200-meter premier races to highlight day one for Baylor track & field at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational on the campus of the University of Iowa.

Jan
17
2020

LOTS OF THINGS TO LIKE

Dave Aranda

On the heels of winning a national championship in his fourth season as the defensive coordinator at LSU, newly hired Baylor football coach Dave Aranda says one of the things that attracted him to this job is "the ability to win a national championship."

Jan
17
2020

After 16 years, a Baylor fan has finally won the $5,000 Mattson Financial Services putt

Earlier this month, Baylor fan Ky Carlson sunk a full-court putt in the Mattson Financial Services putt time-out contest, taking home the $5,000 prize. Long-time Baylor basketball fans get just how big a deal this is. For the challenge, Ky had to make a putt from all the way across the basketball floor — a […]

Jan
17
2020

No. 5 MT Ready for Season-Opening Doubleheader

Brian Boland

WACO, Texas -- The fifth-ranked Baylor men's tennis team will open its 2020 dual-match season by hosting a doubleheader against Boise State and UT Arlington Saturday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. CT.

Jan
17
2020

WT Hosts Georgia State in Season Opener Friday

Alicia Herrero Linana

WACO, Texas – The 2020 Baylor women's tennis team debuts its spring season Friday at 6 p.m. vs. Georgia State at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Facility.

Jan
17
2020

Baylor Lariat: Faculty art exhibit provides insight into professors’ lives

Jan. 16, 2020
The Martin Museum of Art will display the Biennial Faculty Exhibition, featuring faculty members’ art and accompanying quotes from their experiences in the art world to their love of teaching, through March 1 at Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Jan
17
2020

Baylor Media and Public Relations: Baylor University and Texas Business Journals Partner to Study Business Outlook and Impact of Higher Education

Jan. 17, 2020
Baylor University and the Texas Business Journals today unveiled the results of a research partnership to illuminate the state’s economic outlook and the role of university research partnerships in addressing industry challenges.

Jan
17
2020

Baylor University and Texas Business Journals Partner to Study Business Outlook and Impact of Higher Education

WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2020) – Baylor University and the Texas Business Journals today unveiled the results of a research partnership that provide insights from business leaders across the state. Nearly 600 Texas business leaders responded to surveys during November on topics related to the state’s business landscape, growth projections, concerns facing businesses and the role of higher education in preparing the workforce and partnering to find solutions to industry challenges.

Jan
17
2020

Chattanooga (TN) Times Free Press: Ted Turner, Jim Foster among 19 chosen for Greater Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame

Jan. 12, 2020
Greg Dennis, BSEd (Physical Education) ’86, MSEd (HHPR) ’89, is one of 19 honorees who will be inducted Feb. 24 into the Greater Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame. An all-SWC shortstop and team MVP at Baylor, Dennis is head baseball coach at Chattanooga State.

Jan
17
2020

Dallas Business Journal: Business execs expect strong 2020, but talent challenge remains, Baylor/DBJ research finds

Jan. 17, 2020
Texas business leaders are very optimistic about the business outlook of their companies, their industries and the state in 2020, according to a survey of executives conducted by Baylor University in partnership with the Dallas Business Journal. (This research also appeared in the Houston, San Antonio and Austin Business Journals.)

Jan
17
2020

Forbes: How Fast Is Technology Changing College Athletics? Blink, and You’ll Miss It

Jan. 14, 2020
Baylor’s In-Game App that allows fans to see replays before they’re up on the Jumbotron is part of this roundup of how technology is impacting college athletics. Baylor was the first school to add this personalized replay option for both football and basketball.

Jan
17
2020

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections: Eva Doyle, Ph.D., Department Chair of Public Health and Professor of Community Health

Jan. 17, 2020
AUDIO: On Baylor Connections, Eva Doyle, Ph.D., chair of the department of public health and professor of community health, joins host Derek Smith for a conversation about the ways Baylor Public Health professionals conduct meaningful research, enrich students through studies around the globe and partner with other disciplines to solve critical health challenges.

Jan
17
2020

KWKT-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/FOX): Pair of Baylor Bears earn major honors

Jan. 13, 2020
VIDEO: While most Baylor students were wrapping up finals and planning their Christmas break last month, two Bears were earning major national awards for their academic accomplishments.

Jan
17
2020

Los Alamos (NM) Daily Post: Jenny McCumber Takes Helm at LAPS Foundation

Jan. 14, 2020
Jennifer McCumber, BA (English) ’90, JD ’93, is the new executive director for the LAPS Foundation of the Los Alamos Public Schools.

Jan
17
2020

The Daily Oklahoman: Patterson, Baylor president among 4 named to OSU Hall of Fame

Jan. 17, 2020
Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., is one of four Oklahoma State University graduates who are being inducted into the OSU Hall of Fame.

Jan
17
2020

The Federalist: How America’s Looming Debt Crisis Could Spark the Next Great Awakening

Jan. 16, 2020
The expertise of Baylor history professor Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., on religious “nones” is cited in this column by Lewis M. Andrews, author of “Living Spiritually in the Material World,” about how a destabilizing debt crisis could lead to a mass religious revival.

Jan
17
2020

The New York Times: Meteorite or Volcano? New Clues to the Dinosaurs’ Demise

Jan. 16, 2020
This story centers on new research by a team of scientists including Baylor’s Daniel Peppe, Ph.D., associate professor of geosciences. He is an expert on understanding how plant and animal communities responded to climate change throughout Earth’s history.