Accolades

[Bryan Brooks]
3/21/2019
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2019) – Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, received international recognition for his contributions and scholarly research on environmental sustainability.
[Jane Damron]
3/21/2019
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2019) – Jane Damron, Ph.D., senior lecturer in the department of communication in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been selected as the 2019 Collins Outstanding Professor, an honor voted on annually by the senior class.
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3/19/2019
WACO, Texas (March 19, 2019) – Ana O’Quin, an Austin junior in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, believes food security is a basic human right that should be afforded every individual and family. That belief drives her nationally recognized undergraduate research of food insecurity among teens.
[Mayborn Museum]
3/14/2019
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2019) — After a rigorous review process, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex has achieved a significant milestone: accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums.
[2019 new venture]
3/8/2019
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Teams from Seattle University, University of Oregon and Oklahoma State University won Baylor University’s eighth annual New Venture Competition on Feb. 22-23.
[maxey parrish]
3/8/2019
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Maxey Parrish, senior lecturer of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, was named as a member of the 2019 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame class.
[Baylor Debate]
3/7/2019
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Members of Baylor University’s nationally ranked debate program, the Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, will be spending their spring “break” researching and fine-tuning their arguments for the 73rd National Debate Tournament (NDT), which begins March 20 at the University of Minnesota.
[Suzanne Nesmith]
3/7/2019
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Suzanne Nesmith, Ph.D., is passionate about the integration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) across the disciplines, and now she has taken that commitment to new heights as president of the School Science and Mathematics Association.
[Roger Kirk]
3/4/2019
WACO, Texas (March 4, 2019) – The Score, a flagship newsletter for the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 5, the Division for Quantitative and Qualitative methods, dedicated a recent issue solely to Roger E. Kirk, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Statistics and Master Teacher at Baylor University, in celebration of 60 years in the statistics field and his formal retirement at the end of this spring semester.
[Semper Pro 2019]
2/25/2019
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2019) – The winners of Baylor University’s fourth annual Semper Pro Musica Music Solo and Chamber Competition in the Baylor School of Music earned a ticket to perform at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall.
[Jiajun (Dylan) Jiang]
2/18/2019
WACO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2019) – Jiajun (Dylan) Jiang, teaching assistant and Ph.D. candidate in the department of geosciences in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, was selected as a recipient of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) Outstanding TA Award for demonstrating excellence in his teaching assistant position.
[2019MUN]
2/15/2019
WACO, Texas (Feb. 15, 2019) – The Baylor University Model United Nations team participated in the Fifth Annual Texas Model United Nations Conference (TexMUN) Friday, Feb. 1, to Sunday, Feb. 3.
[Samantha Yruegas Table]
2/13/2019
WACO, Texas (Feb. 13, 2019) – Samantha Yruegas, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in chemistry and biochemistry at Baylor University, has been named to the Periodic Table of Younger Chemists by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). The program celebrates the International Year of the Periodic Table by recognizing 118 young chemists – one for each element of the Periodic Table – who embody the mission and core values of IUPAC through their research, teaching and outreach.
[Chloe Honum]
2/11/2019
WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2019) – Baylor University English professor and accomplished poet Chloe Honum wants her students to “explore poetry as a space of deep wonder, permission and possibility.” Later this spring, she will focus on her craft full-time as the recipient of the 2019 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship, New Zealand’s most prestigious writing fellowship.
[janelle walter]
2/1/2019
WACO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2019) – Years after becoming interested in the field during a food preparation class, Janelle Walter, Ph.D., professor of family and consumer sciences and nutrition sciences program coordinator in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, was awarded with the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
[Founders Medal2]
2/1/2019
WACO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2019) – On the 174th anniversary of its founding, Baylor University today presented the Baylor Founders Medal to the City of Waco for its decades-long support of and partnership with the University. As one of the University’s most distinguished awards, the Founders Medal was established in 1969 to recognize those whose service and contributions have been unusually significant to the life and future of the University.
[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.
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