In the News

In the Spotlight

6/24/2019
June 20, 2019
Countless Baylor students are shining their light (and reflecting Christ’s light) in their lives — on campus, in their communities and across the world. Learn about four students: Dania Buenrostro, a sophomore nursing major from Richmond, Texas; Michael Huerter, a Master of Divinity/Master of Music student from Annville, Pennsylvania; Sierra Raheem, a junior professional writing major from Naperville, Illinois; and Aadil Sheikh, B.S. ’17, M.A. ’18, a doctoral student in biology from Cedar Park, Texas.

Research

6/24/2019
June 23, 2019
VIDEO: This report about two Southern California men — one an evangelical Christian, the other a Muslim — who have become friends through sharing their faiths and visiting each other’s places of worship. The report cites Wave 5 of the Baylor Religion Survey, which found that least a quarter of Americans feel that Muslims pose a physical threat.

Baylor in the News

6/24/2019
June 19, 2019
A bad first date might seem to last a lifetime and that’s the time period traveled, in imagination at least, in Baylor Theatre’s production, “An Infinite Ache.”
6/24/2019
June 20, 2019
Baylor University—the oldest continuously operating university in Texas—has adopted Oracle Cloud Applications. With cloud-based applications for finance, planning and human resources, Baylor will be able to improve productivity and business insights by transforming administrative operations and employee experience and gaining real-time access to data from across its growing operations. Baylor has named the project, Ignite.

Faculty in the News

6/24/2019
June 23, 2019
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden features R.H. Harris, co-founder of the Soul Stirrers in 1935, who was one of the legends of gospel music. All of that history can be heard in in “I’m Willing to Run,” one of his recordings with the Christland Singers. Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides sounds and stories for this weekly program.
6/24/2019
June 22, 2019
Scott M. Gibson, Ph.D., The David E. Garland Chair of Preaching and director of Truett Seminary’s Ph.D. in Preaching Program at Baylor, writes that seminary students need to be taught to make all of their theological studies an act of spiritual devotion. He includes commentary on Paul Tripp’s book “Dangerous Calling.” Gibson is co-founder of the Evangelical Homiletics Society.

Students

6/24/2019
June 16, 2019
This article about students graduating from high school with their associate’s degrees mentions Baylor senior pre-med student Mason McNamara, who was among the first two Cerro Gordo (Illinois) High School students to earn an associate's degree from Richland Community College (Decatur, Illinois) in high school.

Alumni

6/24/2019
June 20, 2019
Danielle Dingman, B.S.Ed. (Health Science Studies) ’10, M.P.H. (Community Health Education) ’13, won the women’s Ironman 70.3 Eagleman event in Cambridge, Maryland last week, qualifying her for the 2019 70.3 World Championships on Sept. 7-8 in Nice, France. Dingman is a former All-American track and field student-athlete at Baylor. She is in her first season as an assistant triathlon coach at Drury University.
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