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.
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.
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.
Baylor Religion Professor Mikeal Parsons Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
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).
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.
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 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.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2018) – Baylor University’s Model United Nations was honored at the fourth annual Texas Collegiate Model United Nations (TexMUN) held at Baylor University. Approximately 100 students from across Texas gathered to discuss topics related to global peace and development, and Baylor MUN students received the rank of “Outstanding” – the highest award given – in nearly every category.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2018) – Eighteen students from Baylor University School of Music will travel to New York City in May and perform in the historic Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall after winning the third annual Semper Pro Musica Solo and Chamber Music Competition Feb. 11 in Roxy Grove Hall.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 7, 2018) – Have you ever wondered how places like Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios and Typhoon Lagoon came to be? From a generation of Disney Imagineers, that’s where.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2018) – As Baylor University celebrates Founders Day, the 173rd year of its founding on Feb. 1, 1845 – before Texas was a state – the University also recognizes the men and women whose service and contributions have been unusually significant to the life and future of Baylor with one of its most distinguished awards, the Founders Medal.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2018) – Baylor University has been named to the Latino Leaders Magazine list of the top 50 colleges and universities for Latinos. The Latino Leaders ranking focuses on universities that have exceeded traditional practices and continue to provide Latino students with helpful guidance and support to pursue their career aspirations.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 23, 2018) — Baylor University recently received a Green Star Honor Award for excellence in maintaining campus grounds from the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) in the mid-size University and College Grounds category. The annual Professional Grounds Management Awards Program brings national recognition to grounds maintained with a high degree of excellence.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2018) – Jay Yoo, Ph.D., associate professor of family and consumer sciences in Baylor University's Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2018 American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences-Texas Affiliate Leader Award (AAFCS-TX).
WACO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2018) — Annie T. Ginty, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor University, has been selected as a "Rising Star" by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), the leading international organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology across disciplinary and geographic borders.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 18, 2018) — Baylor University student Thomas Watson was among nine undergraduate observers selected by the American Chemical Society to attend the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP) related to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
WACO, Texas (Dec. 22, 2017) – Baylor University is again on the list of the 100 best values among private universities, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which has released its latest list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2018.
National Endowment for the Humanities Awards a Digital Advancement Grant to Baylor Researchers to Develop an Automatic Architecture Analysis System
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2017) — Elise King, assistant professor of interior design in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and David Lin, Ph.D., associate professor of computer science in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, have been awarded a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand and develop their prototype for an open-source system that reads and analyzes floor plans automatically.
Baylor Music Professor Receives 2018 Grammy Nomination for Chorale Album of Holocaust Victim’s Sacred Compositions
WACO, Texas (Dec. 12, 2017) – Baylor University Associate Professor of Choral Music Brian A. Schmidt, D.M.A., and the professional choir he founded are giving voice to the music of a long-unknown Holocaust victim, and receiving critical acclaim – and Grammy Award nominations – for their efforts.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 12, 2017) – Rachelle Meyer Rogers, Ed.D., clinical assistant professor in the Baylor University School of Education and university liaison to Midway Middle School Professional Development School (PDS), has been elected to serve on the national board of directors of the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE).
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