It’s exciting to see members of #BU22, our incoming class of freshmen, visiting the Baylor campus along with their families and friends throughout the summer. More than 1,200 students have already taken their first steps in joining the Baylor Family, including registering for classes, learning about and celebrating Baylor’s rich legacy and traditions, and even Running the Line at McLane Stadium.
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.
WACO, Texas (June, 6 2018) – The Texas State Senate recently recognized Baylor University’s Model United Nations (MUN) Team with a Senate Proclamation honoring the team’s outstanding performance at the 2018 National Model United Nations conference.
WACO, Texas (May 23, 2018) – Christina Gaw, a sophomore biochemistry and anthropology major at Baylor University, has been selected to receive a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the oldest and most prestigious national awards for undergraduate researchers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
Baylor women's golf freshman Gurleen Kaur has been named to Golfweek's Division I All-America honorable mention team. She becomes the fifth All-American in program history, joining Hayley Davis, Dylan Kim, Laura Lonardi and Amy Lee.
Matt Rhule is part of the wave of coaches around the country who favor new legislation passed by the NCAA Division I Council on Wednesday, including a rule that will allow athletes to compete in up to four games without losing a season of eligibility.
June 14, 2018 Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey recently visited 13 wastewater treatment plants in nine states and Puerto Rico, to research if the drug manufacturers are a major source for contamination in waterways. Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies and director of the environmental health science program, is quoted in the article. “This is another interesting study from the USGS group,” Brooks said. “The elevated levels as they note in their conclusions really call for additional research to determine what consequences might be presented to organisms living in waterways receiving these effluents.”
June 8, 2018 AUDIO: On this week’s episode of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Burt Burleson, D.Min., University Chaplain and dean of Spiritual Life at Baylor, about the process of spiritual formation at a university of more than 16,000 students, who all find themselves at different points in their faith journeys. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.
June 14, 2018 VIDEO: Wiff Rudd Jr., professor and coordinator of brass in Baylor’s School of Music, joins Central Texas Living anchor Ann Harder, B.A. ’75, to talk about the Baylor Trumpet Program, which won the National Trumpet Competition for the fifth time in eight years.
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 […]
Standing nearly 7 feet tall with a bighearted smile, you can’t miss the man who considers himself as Baylor’s president’s biggest fan. Basketball player, educator, military buff, father — Brad Livingstone is much more than just the First Gent of Baylor University; here are seven fun facts about President Livingstone’s husband: 1. He played college basketball at […]
Just a glance at the resume of Dr. Mia Moody-Ramirez, MA ’01, will tell you where her passion lies. The director of graduate studies in Baylor’s Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media, Moody-Ramirez teaches courses in public relations, research methods and gender, race and media studies. Her expertise on these topics has been […]
WACO, Texas (June 12, 2018) – Award-winning author Donna M. Johnson will present the 2018 Werlin Lecture at 2 p.m. Friday, June 22, in room 100 of the Castellaw Communications Center at Baylor University. The Werlin Lecture is free and open to the public as part of the 2018 Press Women of Texas Conference.
Elissa Madden, Ph.D., associate professor in Baylor's Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, focuses her research on the birth mother experience during the adoption process. She said birth mothers need increased support throughout the process and in the years that follow.