As we near the midpoint of the summer break, I am longing for many things … the hustle and bustle of our students on campus, the engagement and interactions with faculty, the start of football season and a Dr Pepper Float!
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.
WACO, Texas (June 6, 2018) – Carter Anne Jones, a junior 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.
For the second year in a row, Baylor led the Big 12 Conference with a school record 65 student-athletes named to the 2017-18 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the league office announced Thursday. The list honors conference competitors who are new, incoming freshmen at their respective institutions.
WACO, Texas – The Baylor softball squad added INF/RHP Kassidy Krupit as an additional signee on a national letter of intent for the 2019 class, announced by head coach Glenn Moore on Wednesday, entering his 19th at the helm of the program.
June 22, 2018 Nearly one in five of all American worshipers now attend a multiethnic congregation, according to Baylor research cited in this article, and Protestant churches in the United States have become three times more likely to be racially diverse than they were 20 years ago. “Congregations are looking more like their neighborhoods racially and ethnically, but they still lag behind,” said Kevin D. Dougherty, associate professor of sociology. Researchers suggested that congregations may be growing in diversity without altering the social conditions that inhibit full racial integration. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this research to CT. She covers sociology research and faculty.)
June 21, 2018 Scott Delaney, B.B.A. (Accounting) '92, has joined Unichem Pharmaceuticals as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company's Board of Directors. Delaney has more than 24 years of experience in brand and generic pharmaceutical management.
June 21, 2018 2U Inc., a global leader in digital education, and Baylor University announced an expansion of their partnership to deliver a new online master of science (MS) in communication sciences and disorders through the department of communication sciences and disorders in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor. The new degree program, Speech@Baylor, represents a new domestic graduate program for 2U and will launch in fall 2019, pending approvals from accreditation organizations.
June 22, 2018 AUDIO: On this week’s episode of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Mack Rhoades, Baylor’s vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics who leads the department of athletics in “Preparing Champions for Life.” Rhoades looks back at his first two years at Baylor and shares the many ways Baylor Athletics works as a department to shape champions long after their time on campus is through. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.
If you’ve spent time in Waco over the summer, there’s a chance you’ve seen a feature film being shot in restaurants, homes and even downtown alleys. That’s because when the weather gets warmer, Chris Hansen makes movies — in the process, providing his Baylor Film & Digital Media (FDM) students with unique hands-on opportunities. Hansen, […]
In this blog, we write a lot about the outstanding achievements of Baylor Bears: the academic honors, the national trophies, the alumni who become household names. If we only focused on those, it would be easy for many other everyday, inspirational stories to go unnoticed. One of our favorite things to do is bring those stories to […]
Earlier this month, Baylor’s Mayborn Museum debuted its biggest exhibit ever — Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. Featuring more than 150 artifacts recovered from the ocean floor, the exhibit takes visitors on a journey back in time through the design, building, and ultimate tragedy of the RMS Titanic. Upon entering the exhibit, attendees are given a replica boarding […]
Last fall, the Los Angeles Dodgers fell just one win short of the franchise’s seventh World Series title, taking the championship series to a seventh game against the Houston Astros. A popular preseason choice to make it back to the World Series again this fall, the Dodgers have instead floundered — due in large part […]
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.
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 and LANHAM, MD (June 21, 2018) – 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a global leader in digital education, and Baylor University announced an expansion of their partnership to deliver a new online master of science (MS) in communication sciences and disorders through the department of communication sciences and disorders in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor. The new degree program, Speech@Baylor, represents a new domestic graduate program for 2U and will launch in fall 2019, pending approvals from accreditation organizations.
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.