Accolades

[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.
[Locals love us]
7/10/2018
Locals Love Us Awards Counseling Center for 2018
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2018) – The Baylor University Counseling Center was recently named as a 2018 Locals Love Us counseling service in Waco. This is the second time that the Counseling Center has been recognized with this award, with its first selection in 2014.
[Marlene Neill]
7/6/2018
WACO, Texas (July 9, 2018) – Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been designated as a research fellow at the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, a research center at the Penn State University College of Communications.
[Hannah and Lauren]
6/25/2018
WACO, Texas (June 25, 2018) – For the eighth year in a row, Baylor University student publications claimed more than 100 awards for Focus magazine, Roundup yearbook and the Lariat newspaper and its radio and television components this year in both individual and staff awards.
[Carter Anne Jones Boren Scholarship]
6/6/2018
WACO, Texas (June 6, 2018) – Carter Anne Jones, a senior majoring in international studies and Russian at Baylor University, has been awarded the prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship to study in Indonesia for the 2018-2019 academic year.
[MUN 2018]
6/6/2018
WACO, Texas (June, 6 2018) – The Texas State Senate recently recognized Baylor University’s Model United Nations (MUN) Team with a Senate Proclamation honoring the team’s outstanding performance at the 2018 National Model United Nations conference.
[Semper 2018]
6/4/2018
WACO, Texas (June 4, 2018) – Baylor University School of Music student winners of the 2018 Semper Pro Musica Solo and Chamber Music Competition, which includes 14 soloist and four chamber groups, performed recently at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Jared Cook, senior music and french major and winner of the 2018 Semper Pro Musica Organ competition, performed at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in New York City.
[Station 1]
5/31/2018
WACO, Texas (June 27, 2018) – Alina Gavrilov, sophomore engineering student with a concentration in humanitarian engineering in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, has been selected for an inaugural summer fellowship with Station1, a nonprofit organization with a mission of providing frontier, socially directed, science and technology-focused research and internships to more students nationwide.
[BGMRP NMAAHC graphic]
5/30/2018
WACO, Texas (May 30, 2018) – The Texas Digital Library (TDL) has honored Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project team at Baylor Libraries with the 2018 Excellence in Digital Libraries Award for their work in making accessible the creative output of hundreds of black gospel artists.
[Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.]
5/29/2018
WACO, Texas (May 29, 2018) – 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 named as one of nine Institute for Diverse Leadership (IDL) in Journalism and Communication fellows, a program through the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).
[outstanding faculty 2018]
5/25/2018
WACO, Texas (May 25, 2018) – Eleven faculty members have been recognized as Outstanding Faculty in the areas of teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2017-2018 academic year. The awards recognize the best all-around professors based upon teaching capabilities, research achievement, effective committee service, time spent with students and civic and church involvement, including non-tenured track, tenured and tenure-track faculty.
[Hannah Byrd MENAR Fellowship]
5/24/2018
WACO, Texas (May 24, 2018) – Hannah Byrd, B.A. (Arabic and Middle East Studies/International Studies) ’18, has been awarded a Middle East and North Africa Regional (MENAR) Fellowship, an international program that fosters a new generation of U.S. leaders in service, politics and policy who have experience with the challenges the region faces and the potential it holds. She is the first Baylor graduate to earn the prestigious post-graduate fellowship.
[Christina Gaw]
5/23/2018
WACO, Texas (May 23, 2018) – Christina Gaw, a sophomore biochemistry and anthropology major at Baylor University, has been selected to receive a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the oldest and most prestigious national awards for undergraduate researchers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
[Centenniel faculty 2018]
5/22/2018
WACO, Texas (May 22, 2018) – Three Baylor University professors in theology, history and educational leadership have been selected as the 2018 Baylor Centennial Professors by the Centennial Faculty Development Review Committee.
[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.
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