WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2018) – Inspired by the “Where Lights Shine Bright” campaign, Baylor University will unveil its new institutional commercial during the national television broadcast of Saturday’s football game between Baylor and Kansas. The Big 12 opener on FS1 between the Bears and the Jayhawks will kick off at 2:30 p.m. at McLane Stadium.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 20, 2018) – For nearly 100 years, Baptist Student Ministries has worked to equip college students across the country to follow Christ and transform the world. On Wednesday, Baylor University and the Baptist General Convention of Texas signed a cooperative agreement for a renewed vision of Baptist Student Ministries (BSM) as a chartered student organization on campus.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2018) – Following a natural disaster or strong storm like Hurricane Florence, there is usually a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2018) – Many U.S. employees believe working from home – or at least away from the office – can bring freedom and stress-free job satisfaction. A new Baylor University study says, “Not so fast.”
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2018) – Baylor University’s 25 inaugural McNair Scholars are ready to soar, like the program’s namesake Dr. Ronald E. McNair, a laser physicist and NASA astronaut who was inspired to work hard and persevere in his studies by his family and by a teacher who recognized and believed in his scientific potential.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2018) – Fifty years after its doors opened in September 1968 and millions of patron visits later, Moody Memorial Library will celebrate a half-century of service to the Baylor University community with a come-and-go “birthday party” from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in the library’s Allbritton Foyer. The event, which is free and open to the public, will focus on Moody’s storied history as Baylor’s main library space.
Baylor Enrolls Highest-Achieving Freshman Class, Sets Records for Undergraduate Retention, Graduation Rates
WACO, Texas (Sept. 6, 2018) – Baylor University enrolled its highest-achieving freshman class ever and advanced undergraduate retention and graduation rates to record levels, according to 12th class day statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing (IRT).
WACO, Texas (Sept. 5, 2018) — Teens who took a supplemental drivers’ education program — including tours of emergency rooms, ICUs and a morgue — showed greater awareness of the consequences of risky driving and of how they can avoid dangers, a Baylor study found. But data from a two-month follow-up to the program was inconclusive as to whether the program made a difference in the youths’ behavior behind the wheel.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 30, 2018) – Baylor University’s Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School received a proclamation this summer from the city of Waco officially making July 27 of every year Baylor Freedom School Day.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2018) – As more students answer a higher call to the nursing profession, Baylor University’s historic Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) in Dallas found itself needing significantly more space for nursing students to strengthen their preparation for successful careers and for faculty to teach and conduct life-changing research in the health and nursing fields. That need has been answered this fall, as students, faculty and staff were welcomed back to a newly renovated Louise Herrington School of Nursing Academic Building.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2017) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been honored for the fifth time by SIERRA Magazine, which has named the University to its 2018 “Cool Schools” list.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 27, 2018) – Baylor University will celebrate the beginning of the 2018 football season with its annual Traditions Rally Friday, Aug. 31, on the south plaza of McLane Stadium.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 21, 2018) – Religious people tend to be more charitable than their nonreligious counterparts, but they’ll think twice about opening their wallets if it prolongs their next big purchase, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.
Children with Brain Tumors Who Undergo Radiation Therapy Are Less Likely to Recall Recent Personal Events than to Remember Pre-Treatment Happenings
WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2018) — Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo radiation treatment are less likely to recall the specifics of events they experienced after radiation than to remember pre-treatment happenings, according to a Baylor University study comparing them to children with healthy brains.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2018) – Hundreds of Baylor University students kicked off their first day of classes with a good breakfast – and a free one at that – served by the University’s President.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2018) – Baylor University's annual freshman hymn, dedicated to the Class of 2022, was unveiled during over the summer during New Student Orientation. This year’s hymn, “Shining Bright,” was written by University Chaplain Burt Burleson, D. Min., with music by Truett Seminary students Joslyn Henderson and Ross Tarpley.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2018) — Adolescents with a strong hand grip — an indicator of overall muscle strength — have better odds of being healthy over time, according to a two-year study of 368 elementary school children.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 11, 2018) – Move-In Day brings a throng of nervous parents and excited freshmen to Baylor University’s campus. They will be greeted by a crowd of excited volunteers – the Move2BU crew.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 8, 2018) – When you decide to get on the river – in a kayak, canoe or paddle board, in summer or winter – you may have one goal, such as physical exercise or relaxation. But being open to various outcomes actually leads to a more fulfilling experience, says a Baylor University outdoor adventure expert.
WACO, Texas (August 3, 2018) – A select number of Baylor University students have been marching their way through the summer as part of Drum Corps International (DCI), a drum and bugle corps made up of more than 5,000 members annually. Each corps creates a themed show that incorporates music, visuals and marching techniques.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2018) — Eleven Baylor University faculty members have been selected to serve as 2018-19 Baylor Fellows for their excellence in teaching and desire to transform student thinking through innovation.
WACO, Texas (July 31, 2018) – Baylor University business students are taking their management skills and sharing them with more than a dozen local businesses.
WACO, Texas (July 26, 2018) – One hundred fifth- through ninth-graders will learn about civics and how to be engaged, active citizens during the annual Baylor University iEngage Summer Civics Institute July 30-Aug. 3 on the Baylor campus. The camp, in its sixth year, is hosted by Baylor School of Education through a grant from the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation.
Local Teachers to Join Baylor Scientists and Science Educators on Field-based Experience at Lake Waco Wetlands
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2018) – A federal grant of $91,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), plus matching support of $30,000 from Baylor University, will bring together Baylor scientists, science educators and local teachers in an effort to teach the next generation about water quality and reuse.
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2018) – A majority of young adults with severe mental illness – bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or major depression – consider religion and spirituality relevant to their mental health, according to a new study from Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.
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