[Entrepreneur Rankings Graphic]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2017) – Baylor University offers one of the top programs for students aspiring to launch their own businesses, according to the latest rankings released today by The Princeton Review and featured in Entrepreneur magazine. Baylor’s program in the Hankamer School of Business was ranked No. 9 on the list of “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship of 2018.”
[Michael Munson]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2017) – Micheal Munson, a Baylor University sophomore and University Scholar, participated in the Johns Hopkins University Summer Internship as a research intern this summer and recently presented his research findings at a national conference.
[Gus Holdrich and Prefume]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 9, 2017) – Gus Holdrich, Baylor University senior from Bethesda, Maryland, won the 2017 J.LIVE Talk Japanese speech contest at George Washington University in Washington D.C. The national award is presented to the contestant who best engages in a lively, dynamic and engaging presentation using speaking skills in a style similar to TED Talks.
[Baylor Law Texas Bar Exam graphic]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 7, 2017) – Baylor Law School is again No. 1 among Texas law schools in the state’s bar exam passage rate. Results of the July 2017 Texas Bar Exam, released Nov. 3, show Baylor Law School with a 92.92 percent pass rate.
[Andrea Turpin]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 7, 2017) – Andrea L. Turpin, Ph.D., associate professor of history in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 2017 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award for her book “A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education.”
WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2017) —The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) recently announced "Baylor VirtuOso Documentary Short on Use of Technology in VR Music Video" as one of the selections for the 2017 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival.
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WACO, Texas (Oct. 26, 2017) – Priscilla James, Baylor M.B.A. student from Houston, is a 2017 recipient of the Texas Business Hall of Fame (TBHF) scholarship. James will receive the scholarship during a luncheon ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas and will be recognized again during the Foundation’s Annual Induction Dinner that evening.
[2017 debate winners]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2017) – Baylor University’s Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum won first place at a recent invitation-only tournament that featured the top teams in the nation, including those from Cornell University, Rutgers University, Arizona State University, Gonzaga University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Binghamton University and University of West Georgia.
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WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2017) – The Executive MBA program at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, which operates EMBA programs for senior executives in business and health care in Dallas and Austin, moved up to No. 89 among the top 100 U.S. and international programs in the 2017 Financial Times EMBA rankings.
[Rachel Vaughn]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) – For the second year in a row, a Baylor University School of Education student teacher has been named Clinical Teacher of the Year for the State of Texas by the Texas Directors of Field Experience (TDFE), the organization of faculty members within university teacher-education programs who supervise field experiences of students.
[Darlene Kyser]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2017) – In September, Darlene Kyser celebrated a milestone that only a few have achieved at the University: 50 years of service, in Kyser’s case, as assistant to the dean of the Baylor School of Education. At the end of this month, she will retire. “I plan to stay in touch and visit,” she says. “This has been such a special place for me; it’s been my home for 50 years.”
[Joseph Stubenrauch]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2017) – Joseph Stubenrauch, Ph.D., associate professor of history at Baylor University, has won an American Society of Church History book prize for his book The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain.
[DTF Adoption Friendly Workplace 2]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 25, 2017) – Baylor University, which implemented expansive new policies in April that provide paid parental leave for staff and an adoption assistance program that benefits both staff and faculty, has been recognized on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s 2017 Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List.
[Stephen Carl]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2017) – Baylor Law School student and U.S. Army veteran Stephen Carl would rather talk about his passion for kids than his experiences on the battlefields of Afghanistan, but he can’t deny the common thread between the two: selfless sacrifice.
[Baylor Students]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2017) – Baylor University has been awarded an annual grant of $232,265 for five years to implement the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program.
[Burleson Quad]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2017) – Baylor University is ranked No. 75 among National Universities in the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
[Move in recycling]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been honored for the fourth time by SIERRA Magazine, which has named the University to its 2017 “Cool Schools” list.
Architectural Lighting magazine has awarded Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation with the 2017 AL Design Award for Best Use of Daylighting.
[Lily Johnson]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 5, 2017) – A high-flying summer internship with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) sounds like a dream come true, and it was for Lilly Johnson, a senior aviation administration major at Baylor University. Johnson spent her summer piloting some of her dream planes while assisting EAA with government relations, advocacy and safety at its headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
[Model UN 2017]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 25, 2017) – Members of Baylor Model United Nations were honored this summer at the International Model United Nations Conference in Vienna, Austria.
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WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2017) – The film “Blur Circle,” a collaborative effort between two Baylor University professors, won the Audience Award for Best Feature Drama at the 2017 Woods Hole Film Festival.
[Drexel King]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2017) – Drexel King, manager of learning and development in Baylor University’s Office of Human Resources, has been selected as one of six individuals to participate in the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2017-18 Wildfire program.
[Music award]
WACO, Texas (July 26, 2017) – Christian songwriter, arranger and record producer Robert Sterling returned to his roots last week to accept the Exemplary Leadership in Church Music Award at his alma mater, Baylor University.
[Baylor Fellows]
WACO, Texas (July 20, 2017) — Ten faculty members have been selected to serve as 2017-18 Baylor Fellows because of their excellence in teaching and desire to transform student thinking through innovation.
[Great Colleges to Work For 2017 logo]
WACO, Texas (July 19, 2017) – For the seventh consecutive year, Baylor University has been named a “Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.
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