Accolades

[Yuko Prefume]
1/3/2019
WACO, Texas (Jan. 3, 2019) - The American Association of Teachers of Japanese has honored Yuko Prefume, Ed.D., senior lecturer in Japanese in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, with the association’s annual Teacher Award presented at the AATJ Fall National Conference Nov. 16-18 in New Orleans.
[John Haldane]
12/10/2018
WACO, Texas (Dec. 10, 2018) – John Haldane, Ph.D., The J. Newton Rayzor Sr. Distinguished Professor of Philosophy in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, was named to “Fifty Minds that Matter: artists, scientists, philosophers, theologians, musicians and architects who are shaping the modern world,” a list published by The Tablet. This follows his being named one of “The Fifty Most Influential Living Philosophers” by TheBestSchools in 2016.
[Sara Dolan]
12/10/2018
WACO, Texas (Dec. 10, 2018) – Sara Dolan, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences and director of the doctor of clinical psychology (Psy.D.) graduate program, has been recognized as one of 30 “Citizen Psychologists” by the president of the American Psychological Association.
[Darren Willoughby]
12/6/2018
WACO, Texas (Dec. 6, 2018) – Darryn Willoughby, Ph.D., professor of health, human performance and recreation in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences and director of the Exercise and Biochemical Nutrition Laboratory, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists for his professional contributions to the profession.
[SSMA Award]
11/29/2018
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2018) – The School Science and Mathematics Association has awarded the Baylor University School of Education and Waco ISD collaborators the Award for Excellence in Integrating Science and Mathematics for highlighting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) use in two Waco ISD elementary schools. They received the award at the SSMA convention in October.
[2018 Model UN Team]
11/28/2018
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2018) – Baylor University’s Model United Nations team, which represented the nations of South Africa and Lesotho at the 29th annual American Model United Nations Conference (AMUN) Nov. 17-20 in Chicago, earned top honors and also broke a team record for the most in-committee awards received at the annual conference.
[Paul L. Foster Campus Atrium]
11/15/2018
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2018) - Baylor University offers one of the nation’s top entrepreneurship programs for students who aspire to launch their own businesses, according to the latest rankings released by The Princeton Review and featured in Entrepreneur magazine. Baylor’s entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business moved up to No. 6 in this year’s rankings of the top 25 Best Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurs.
[bryan brooks]
11/15/2018
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2018) – Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and director of Baylor University’s Environmental Health Science Program was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) for his outstanding leadership and science. Brooks received the award at the SETAC meeting in Sacramento, California on Sunday, Nov. 4.
[Bianca Hill]
11/5/2018
WACO, Texas (Nov. 5, 2018) – Baylor University senior anthropology major Bianca Hill is a Baylor Bear through and through and has made it her personal mission to help transfer students feel welcome and at home at Baylor. Because of her efforts, Hill has been selected as one of four National Transfer Student Ambassadors for 2019 by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students.
[Kendall Sewell]
10/29/2018
WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2018) – This fall, Baylor University has welcomed its inaugural Getterman Scholars, two high-achieving students who completed a five-month selection process to earn a renewable scholarship that covers everything from tuition, fees, room and board to support for study abroad, research and mission/service experiences.
[Daniel Pulipati]
10/15/2018
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2018) – Two doctoral candidates in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science have been recognized for their composites research by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE).
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10/4/2018
WACO, Texas (Oct. 4, 2018) – For the second year in a row, Baylor University has been recognized on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s 2018 Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List.
[Scullin Newsmaker Award 2018 with BMC staff]
9/30/2018
WACO, Texas (Sept. 30, 2018) – More than 80 Baylor University faculty who share their knowledge, research and expertise with the news media were honored Sept. 27 by Baylor Media Communications during the inaugural Newsmakers Luncheon.
[Leslie Hahner]
9/24/2018
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24, 2018) – Leslie Hahner, Ph.D., associate professor of communication at Baylor University, received the James A. Winans and Herbert A. Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address and the Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award from the Public Address Division of the National Communication Association for her book, “To Become an American: Immigrants and Americanization Campaigns of the Early Twentieth Century.”
[josh smith]
9/14/2018
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2018) – Baylor University religion doctoral candidate Joshua Smith traveled to Germany for two months over the summer to improve his language skills, further his dissertation research and gain networking opportunities.
[carter3]
9/13/2018
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2018) – Carter BloodCare recognized Baylor University as its 2017-18 College of the Year, thanks to faculty and students’ donations of more than 1,000 units of blood that saved 3,000 lives.
[U.S. News Business School]
9/10/2018
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2018) – Baylor University is ranked No. 78 among National Universities in the latest Best Colleges rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.
[Ralph Wood]
9/6/2018
WACO, Texas (Sept. 6, 2018) – Baylor University theologian Ralph Wood, Ph.D., was recently presented with the 2018 Russell Kirk Paideia Prize in honor of his lifetime of dedication to the cultivation of wisdom and virtue.
[freedom donation]
8/30/2018
WACO, Texas (Aug. 30, 2018) – Baylor University’s Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School received a proclamation this summer from the city of Waco officially making July 27 of every year Baylor Freedom School Day.
[Cool School 2018]
8/28/2018
WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2017) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been honored for the fifth time by SIERRA Magazine, which has named the University to its 2018 “Cool Schools” list.
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