Accolades

[Stephen Evans Cornelia Marschall Smith POY 2018]
5/16/2018
WACO, Texas (May 16, 2018) – C. Stephen Evans, Ph.D., University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, director of the Baylor Center for Christian Philosophy and Distinguished Senior Fellow in the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, has been named the 2018 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
[Alexa Larsen Fulbright]
5/8/2018
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2018) – Alexa Larsen, a senior neuroscience major at Baylor University, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to the United Kingdom in global health. Larsen is among five Fulbright recipients at Baylor this spring and the University’s 56th Fulbright recipient since 2001.
[Rebecca Voth Fulbright]
5/8/2018
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2018) – Rebecca Voth, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University studying political science, international studies, philosophy and Spanish, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Mexico. Voth is among five Fulbright recipients at Baylor this spring and the University’s 55th Fulbright recipient since 2001.
[URSA 2018]
5/3/2018
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2018) – More than 100 Baylor University students were honored recently for their outstanding research presented in March during the 10th annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) program’s Scholars Week. The undergraduate researchers, along with their faculty mentors and program leaders, received awards for outstanding platform and poster presentations and for significant contributions to URSA and Scholars Week at a reception April 19 on the Baylor campus.
[Alden Smith]
5/1/2018
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2018) — Two Baylor faculty members recently received the 2018 American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) Award in Classics. The PROSE Awards annually recognize the best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals and electronic content in 58 categories.
[Foster campus building]
4/27/2018
WACO, Texas (April 27, 2018) – Baylor University’s Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise announced the winners and finalists in the fourth annual 2018 Baylor Youth Entrepreneur Awards.
[Corrie Coleman]
4/26/2018
WACO, Texas (April 26, 2018) — Dallas senior Corrie Coleman has been selected to receive the 2018 journalism scholarship from the Bess Whitehead Scott Scholarship Fund. Coleman will receive $2,000 toward her degree in journalism, which includes studies in writing, photography and videography.
[Daniel Hanchey]
4/13/2018
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) – Baylor University’s local chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, the national Classics honorary society, received six national prizes at the 2018 Eta Sigma Phi Maurine Dallas Watkins Sight Translation Contests on Feb 19-23.
[Julia Wallace]
4/13/2018
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) — Julia Wallace, a student at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, is one of 13 seminary and divinity school students chosen for the 2018 Seminary Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE).
[Baylor Debate Advances to Sweet 16 in NDT]
4/9/2018
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2018) – Baylor University’s nationally ranked Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum advanced to the Sweet 16 round of the National Debate Tournament (NDT) held March 23-26 at Wichita State University.
[Baylor Model UN Team April 2018]
4/5/2018
WACO, Texas (April 5, 2018) – Baylor University’s Model United Nations (MUN) broke a team record for the most awards received at the National Model United Nations Conference March 24-30 in New York City, New York. The team of 16 students earned the highest team recognition award, “Outstanding Delegation,” among nearly 3,000 students from approximately 100 nations.
[Ultimate Bar Passage Rate graphic]
4/3/2018
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2018) – One-hundred percent of Baylor Law’s 2015 graduates passed the bar exam within two years of graduation, the highest "ultimate" bar passage rate of all 204 ABA-approved law schools, according to the Managing Director’s Office of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
[Cyber Security Team Photo 2018]
3/29/2018
WACO, Texas (March 29, 2018) – Thirteen Baylor University students on the Baylor University Cyber Security Student Organization team won the Southwest Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) and will advance to the National CCDC, where they will compete April 13-15 in Orlando, Florida.
[Rebecca McCumbers Flavin]
3/16/2018
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2018) — Rebecca McCumbers Flavin, Ph.D., senior lecturer of political science at Baylor University, has been selected as this year’s Collins Outstanding Professor Award recipient. This award is distinctive because the recipient is determined by the senior class.
[Dan Dinh]
3/16/2018
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2018) – Two undergraduate students from Baylor University, Yoomin Jo and Dan Dinh, received awards from the Society of Toxicology (SOT), the leading scholarly scientific society in the field of toxicology.
[Baylor SOE NAPDS Award Kelcey Morrow]
3/15/2018
WACO, Texas (March 15, 2018) – For the second year in a row, the Baylor University School of Education has won a prestigious national honor in recognition of its Professional Development School (PDS) partnership with local schools.
[Mikeal and Heidi]
3/13/2018
WACO, Texas (March 13, 2018) — Mikeal Parsons, Ph.D., professor and The Kidd L. and Buna Hitchcock Macon Chair in Religion in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, has received the 2018 John G. Gammie Distinguished Scholar Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies (SWCRS).
[mission waco 2018 banquet]
2/23/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) — Mission Waco honored its volunteers of the year, including six Baylor University students and two campus organizations, as “Servant Leaders” during the Christian nonprofit’s annual banquet on Feb. 20.
[Justin Kroll]
2/22/2018
WACO, Texas (Feb. 22, 2018) — A journey through different kinds of music led Baylor University alumnus Justin Kroll to pursue an instrument he wasn’t expecting to be his strongest — his voice.
[Andrea Dixon]
2/15/2018
Andrea L. Dixon, Ph.D., executive director of Baylor University’s Center for Professional Selling and Frank and Floy Smith Holloway Endowed Professor in Marketing, was recently named the regional editor of the Americas for the European Journal of Marketing.
Looking for more news from Baylor University?