Faculty & Staff News

Jan
22
2021

No. 23 WT Heads to Austin for ITA National Kickoff Weekend

Audrey Boch-Collins

WACO, Texas – The No. 23-ranked Baylor women's tennis team heads to Austin Saturday to face No. 20 Arizona State in the opening round of the ITA National Kickoff Weekend at the Texas Tennis Center. The Bears will square off against the Sun Devils at 9 a.m. and the winner will play the victor of No. 3 Texas and Iowa Sunday at Noon.

Jan
22
2021

Big 12 Announces Baseball Conference Slate



WACO, Texas – The Big 12 Conference officially announced the 2021 baseball conference slate on Friday morning. Baylor will play 24 conference games, beginning with Texas on March 19-21 at Baylor Ballpark.

Jan
22
2021

No. 9/9 WBB Returns Home to Face Oklahoma

DiDi Richards

WACO, Texas – The No. 9/9 Baylor Lady Bears face Oklahoma Saturday at 7 p.m. in Waco on the Big 12 Now on ESPN+.

Jan
22
2021

Round Rock Classic Details Released

Steve Rodgriguez

WACO, Texas – On the second weekend of the 2021 season, Baylor baseball will travel down the road to Round Rock, Texas to compete in the annual Round Rock Classic at Dell Diamond on Feb. 26-28.

Jan
22
2021

Track & Field Heads to College Station for Aggie Invitational

Tuesdi Tidwell

Baylor track & field returns to action this weekend as the Bears travel to College Station, Texas, for the Aggie Invitational.

Jan
22
2021

No. 15 MT Heads to Michigan for ITA Kick-Off Weekend

BU Men's Tennis 2021

WACO, Texas – No. 15 Baylor men's tennis (4-0) hits the road for the first time in 2021, heading to Ann Arbor, Mich., to take part in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend.

Jan
21
2021

Presidential Perspective - January 21, 2021

It’s so wonderful to see our students out and about – even in the rain early this week – as they make their way across our beautiful campus to their classes. Our spirit is renewed as we delight in the promise of a new semester and look forward with great hope in our new beginnings.

Jan
21
2021

T&F: Lightfoot Honored as USATF Athlete of the Week

KC Lightfoot

Baylor junior KC Lightfoot was voted overwhelmingly by fans as the first USATF Athlete of the Week for 2021, USA Track & Field announced Thursday.

Jan
21
2021

Emmy-nominated Baylor alumna’s talk show going national

For the past several years, Baylor alumna Whitney Reynolds (BA ’07) has made it her mission to highlight do-gooders through her talk show, The Whitney Reynolds Show, seen primarily in the Chicago area. Now, the show is going national, thanks to a syndication deal that includes PBS stations in Los Angeles, Denver, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. […]

Jan
21
2021

SB Selected Fourth in Big 12 Preseason Poll

SB poll

IRVING, Texas – Baylor softball was picked to finish fourth in the 2021 Big 12 Coaches Preseason Poll, announced Thursday by the conference office. Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team.

Jan
21
2021

Baylor University Partners with My Labs Direct to Launch State-of-the-Art On-Site COVID-19 Testing Lab and Research Facility to Usher Students, Faculty Safely Back to Campus

WACO, Texas (Jan. 21, 2021) – Baylor University announced today that it has opened its own on-site COVID-19 testing lab and research facility in partnership with My Labs Direct (MLD), a CLIA-certified, COLA-accredited diagnostic lab that offers an extensive menu of FDA-approved tests.

Jan
20
2021

Lady Bears Bounce Back With Road Win at Oklahoma State

Moon Ursin

STILLWATER, Okla. – NaLyssa Smith recorded her 18th career double-double and fifth of the season with 18 points and 12 boards as No. 9 Baylor bounced back from its first conference loss of the season to blow out Oklahoma State, 77-58, Wednesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Jan
20
2021

More Insight on Our Testing Plan

Thank you for a fantastic start to the Spring semester. We are grateful to everyone for completing their back-to-campus testing and for continuing to follow the safety measures that help us protect one another.

Jan
20
2021

Baylor Athletics Updates COVID-19 Testing Numbers

Re-United

As Baylor Athletics continues to onboard student-athletes, the department will release a weekly report of both positive and negative COVID-19 tests.

Jan
20
2021

T&F: Lightfoot Ties Big 12 Record With Fifth Athlete of the Week Nod

KC Lightfoot

Baylor junior KC Lightfoot tied a league record with his fifth-career Big 12 Athlete of the Week award, the conference office announced Wednesday.

Jan
20
2021

WBB’s Home Game with Kansas Pushed One Day to Feb. 4

Kim Mulkey

WACO, Texas – The Big 12 Conference announced Wednesday that three league games will be altered slightly, including Baylor women's basketball's home contest with Kansas. The game between the Lady Bears and Jayhawks was originally scheduled for Feb. 3 at 7 p.m., and now the contest is scheduled for Feb. 4 at 7 p.m..

Jan
19
2021

T&F: Lightfoot Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week

KC Lightfoot

After his collegiate record-breaking performance in Lubbock, KC Lightfoot was announced Tuesday as National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Jan
19
2021

Whitney Canion-Reichenstein (2009-14) was Softball’s 1st First-team All-American

Whitney Canion

Seven years later, there's a part of Whitney Canion Reichenstein that misses softball – the game, the adrenalin rush, the locker room camaraderie.

Jan
19
2021

Does pollution affect thunderstorms? The U.S. has two Baylor profs working to find out

What impact does urban pollution have on thunderstorm activity? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) wants to know — and is enlisting the services of two Baylor environmental science professors as part of a massive three-year project to learn more. Drs. Rebecca Sheesley and Sascha Usenko each serve as associate professors of environmental science at […]