Accolades

[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.
[bonstell film]
8/8/2018
WACO, Texas (August 8, 2018) – The space paintings of American designer and artist Chesley Bonestell have come to life in the form of the documentary, “Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future,” and are reaching new heights this summer.
[BSO]
7/27/2018
WACO, Texas (July 27, 2018) — Baylor Symphony Orchestra, led by Baylor Conductor-in-Residence Stephen Heyde, has received The American Prize in Orchestral Performance in the college/university category, making this its fourth consecutive year to win first place. This also marks the first time any a university has achieved that many consecutive first-place wins.
[Bart Yeates]
7/25/2018
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2018) – Bart Yeates, a geosciences doctoral student in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been selected as a recipient of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2018.
[Great Colleges 2018]
7/16/2018
WACO, Texas (July 16, 2018) – For the seventh time, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a “2018 Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.
[mia moody2]
7/13/2018
WACO, Texas (July 13, 2018) – A nationally known advocate for diversity in journalism, Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., professor of journalism, graduate program director and director of American studies in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the Lionel Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The award will be presented at the AEJMC’s conference in Washington, D.C., in August.
[Beauchamp ARHE Recovery Philanthropists of the Year]
7/11/2018
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – Baylor University today congratulates Bob and Laura Beauchamp of Houston on being named Recovery Philanthropists of the Year by the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) at a ceremony held Monday night at the University of Houston Student Center.
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