[Summer Literacy Institute 2018 6]
WACO, Texas (July 19, 2018) – Baylor University’s School of Education will host 240 teachers for a three-day Summer Literacy Institute July 24-26 at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
[Raven Richard]
WACO, Texas (July 17, 2018) – The Math for Early Learners Academy (MELA), now in its third year sponsored by the Baylor University School of Education, is underway through July 27 at Baylor’s Mayborn Museum, and research is showing that the summer early-intervention program serving early childhood students in Waco ISD is showing positive results.
[Great Colleges 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.
[med questionnaire]
WACO, Texas (July 16, 2018) — For anyone who has ever taken a survey after a medical appointment and wondered whether the effort was worthwhile, the answer is probably “No,” says a Baylor University psychologist. But a study of a new tool he developed suggests it works better than others.
[LHSON Statue]
DALLAS, Texas (July 12, 2018) – The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) hosted a dedication ceremony Tuesday of its new Divine Servant® statue given by Dallas Baptist University and dedicated in honor of LHSON Dean Shelley F. Conroy.
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – A traditional belief in retail marketing is that prices ending in “9” – $1.99 or $2.99, for example – will prompt more purchases than a whole number. But is that true? And is a simple one-penny price difference the best tactic to sell more products?
[Beauchamp ARHE Recovery Philanthropists of the Year]
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.
[Prayer Breakfast]
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – As communities prepare for the upcoming school year, senior pastors and leaders of all faiths, denominations and races from throughout Waco and Central Texas joined Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., to pray for students, families, teachers and faculty during a Community Prayer Breakfast on the Baylor campus.
[SUB Restaurants]
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2018) – Baylor University’s Bill Daniel Student Center, known to generations of Baylor students as the SUB, will welcome new retail additions this fall that will be very familiar to the campus and Waco communities.
[Ben Franklin]
WACO, Texas (June 29, 2018) – Founding Father Benjamin Franklin was a complex man. And even with a treasure trove of accomplishments, sometimes the Franklin legends are bigger than Franklin the man – and it’s taken an army of historians and scholars, such as Baylor University's Thomas S. Kidd and Blaine McCormick, throughout the centuries to sort it out.
[Negative couples]
WACO, Texas (June 26, 2018) — Refraining from bad behavior toward a significant other during stressful life events is more important than showing positive behavior, according to a Baylor University study.
[Camp Success High Five]
WACO, Texas (June 25, 2018) – Baylor University today announced a $1.6 million gift from the Waco Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation that will create a permanent endowment for Camp Success, a free intensive summer language and literacy intervention program for children through the department of communication sciences and disorders (CSD) in Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences.
[Mosquito bite]
WACO, Texas (June 25, 2018) – Summer signals an increase in mosquito populations, and with more mosquitoes buzzing around, that means more people are dealing with mosquito bites and their consequences, from an itchy inconvenience to serious diseases, such as West Nile Virus.
[Line camp 2018 1]
WACO, Texas (June 21, 2018) – Incoming Baylor University freshmen get their first extended stay on campus at Line Camp, a three-day orientation experience that deeply engages new students in life at Baylor and introduces time-honored university traditions. This includes a trip to Independence, Texas, the historical site of Baylor, where incoming students explore the original campus of Baylor, share a meal, sing together and receive their gold jerseys as part of the ceremonial induction into the Baylor Line.
[Titanic on Trial graphic]
WACO, Texas (June 21, 2018) – Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum, in collaboration with Baylor Law, will host a civil damage mock trial as survivors of Titanic seek justice for this human tragedy. The trial begins Monday, June 25, and will continue through Friday, June 29, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day at the Mayborn Museum.
WACO, Texas (June 20, 2018) — The percentage of multiracial congregations in the United States nearly doubled from 1998 to 2012, with about one in five American congregants attending a place of worship that is racially mixed, according to a Baylor University study.
[Pat Neff Hall]
WACO, Texas (June 20, 2018) – Baylor University today announced that the philanthropic support of students, alumni, parents and friends during the recently completed fiscal year (June 1, 2017, to May 31, 2018) – which coincided with the first year in office of Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D. – exceeded $113 million.
[summer camp 2018]
WACO, Texas (June 15, 2018) – This summer, more than 500 Baylor University students are serving at camps throughout the country.
[elder abuse]
WACO, Texas (June 14, 2018) – Each year, an estimated 5 million older adults are abused, neglected or exploited, according to the Administration for Community Living.
[Orientation 2018]
WACO, Texas (June 8, 2018) – Students from across the country are gathering this summer in Waco, Texas for the start of their college careers at Baylor University.
WACO, Texas (June 6, 2018) – New research findings from Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work could change the adoption landscape for birth mothers struggling with the life-altering decision to place their children.
[Carter Anne Jones Boren Scholarship]
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.
[Floyd Davidson]
WACO, Texas (June 5, 2018) – Baylor University today announced the establishment of The Floyd F. Davidson Endowed Memorial Chair in Biology, made possible through a gift of approximately $2.5 million from the estate of Lorene Taylor Davidson, who died in 2013 at the age of 100. Lorene and her husband, Floyd Davidson, Ph.D., were longtime Baylor supporters who blended giving to Baylor during their lifetimes with the inclusion of a gift to Baylor in their estate. Floyd Davidson died in 1990.
[BGMRP NMAAHC graphic]
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.
[Brett Dalton]
WACO, Texas (May 29, 2018) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., has appointed Brett Dalton as Chief Business Officer, a new position at Baylor that will lead progressive systems of financial planning, reporting and control as the University moves forward under the Illuminate academic strategic plan. His appointment is effective July 1.
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