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Aug
21
2019

Baylor soccer opens 2019 in the top 25 for second straight year

Baylor soccer will open the 2019 season Sunday against Northwestern State with new uniforms, but with an increasingly familiar place in the top 25 nationally. For the second straight season — a program first — the Bears are ranked in the preseason coaches poll, coming in at No. 14 nationally. Baylor is also picked to […]

Aug
21
2019

James Doyle Named to US U-23 Women’s National Team

Julie James

HOWELL, N.J. – Former Baylor soccer player Julie James, now Julie Doyle, was named to the U.S. Under-23 Women's National Team. The Sky Blue FC midfielder will travel to England for the 2019 Nordic Tournament running from Aug. 28 - Sept. 2.

Aug
21
2019

Brewer Named to Watch List for Manning Award

Charlie Brewer

Junior quarterback Charlie Brewer was named to the Watch List for the Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, it was announced Wednesday.

Aug
21
2019

A LOT MORE ATHLETES ON THE FIELD

Grayland

Matt Rhule believes this Baylor squad might be "as fast a team as I've ever been around." Nowhere is that more evident than the defensive secondary, which is absolutely loaded with speed.

Aug
21
2019

Baylor Magazine: In Their Own Words: Micheal Munson

"I grew up in a family that had not experienced the privilege of a college education, so a career in academia was the last thing I expected to pursue. If it weren’t for my Baylor experience, I’d still believe that’d be a truth," writes Micheal Munson, Baylor senior University Scholar from San Jose, California; Johns Hopkins University Summer Internship, 2017; and Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, 2019.

Aug
21
2019

Daily Herald (Chicago): Elmhurst Hospital Foundation awards $5,000 scholarships

Aug. 20, 2019
Pre-nursing freshman Lauren Monaco was awarded a $5,000 Thomas O. Myers Jr. and Shirley L. Myers Endowed Scholarship from The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation. The scholarship is awarded to children of Elmhurst Hospital employees who are pursuing careers in health care.

Aug
21
2019

HealthNewsDigest.com: Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials

Aug. 19, 2019
New research published in JAMA Oncology, which includes contributions from a Baylor University undergraduate researcher, has found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs. Study co-author and Baylor junior biology major Anirudh Gothwal, who took part in screening and reviewing articles analyzed in the study, said that it is “exceedingly important to shed light on the fact that health care truly is a right for everyone, regardless of their gender or race.”

Aug
21
2019

KPRC-TV (Houston/NBC): Meet the woman who beat cancer, then became a nurse practitioner

Aug. 19, 2019
LeighAnna Hutchinson, B.S. (Nursing) '13 and Ph.D. (Nursing) '19, walked the stage this weekend to obtain her Ph.D. as a nurse practitioner after being a cancer survivor herself. When she was diagnosed with two types of cancer at seven years old, she decided she wanted to grow up to go to Baylor and work at M.D. Anderson, and she has made those dreams come true.

Aug
21
2019

McKinney Recruiting: Randa C. Barton Joins Polsinelli’s Dallas Office

Aug. 16, 2019
Randa C. Barton, B.A. (Political Science) ’03, has joined Polsinelli’s Dallas office as an associate in its Real Estate Finance practice. Barton’s experience includes handling loan transactions from start to finish, including negotiating, structuring, documenting and closing all types of commercial loans. She earned her J.D. cum laude from SMU’s Dedman School of Law.

Aug
21
2019

Mirage News: Psychological Stress Is Hard on the Body, but Coping Mechanisms Can Make for Healthier, Happier Lives

Aug. 19, 2019
New short videos from Baylor University aimed at helping people understand what stress is, how it affects the body and how to handle it. Baylor psychologist and researcher Annie Ginty, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses “good” and “bad” stress, and the videos feature several Baylor students.

Aug
21
2019

Morning Ag Clips: Newly discovered mussels help refocus conservation

Aug. 19, 2019
A team of researchers recently discovered two new freshwater mussel species in Texas, which will likely impact current conservation efforts by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Robert Doyle, Ph.D., professor and director for the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research, was a member of the team that discovered one of the new species in the Brazos River basin.

Aug
21
2019

Patheos: “I Was Hungry”— Part 3 Author Interview with Jeremy Everett

Aug. 16, 2019
Part 3 of a Q&A with Jeremy Everett, M.Div. ’01, founder and executive director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor, about his work with THI, a project devoted to ending hunger through policy, education, research, community organizing and community development. Everett is author of the new book, “I Was Hungry: Cultivating Common Ground to End an American Crisis.”

Aug
21
2019

USDA: Innovation and Collaboration Bring Summer Meals to Children in Rural Texas

Aug 15, 2019
Brandon Lipps, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services in Food and Nutrition, writes about how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service partnered this summer with the Texas Department of Agriculture and Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative to help keep Texas children in several low-income rural areas fed during the summer through a summer meals demonstration project.

Aug
20
2019

SHE’S GOT THAT MAGIC TOUCH

Kaylin Rice

Not that she would ever take credit, but Kaylin Rice seems to have something of a magical touch when it comes to winning basketball championships.

Aug
20
2019

Business Matters: Profiled: Colin Reilly, President, Townsend Kane Real Estate Solutions

Aug. 18, 2019
Q&A with Colin Reilly, B.B.A. (Marketing/Entrepreneurship) ’94, president of Townsend Kane Real Estate Solutions, a boutique real estate investment firm that buys distressed properties in Arizona.

Aug
20
2019

Houston Chronicle: Goodbye, summer. Hello, school. A teacher looks forward to the new year.

Aug. 15, 2019
Doni M. Wilson, B.A. (History) ’88, professor of English at Houston Baptist University, writes about how she was inspired throughout each year of schooling by teachers and professors who were unique. “They dared to be different, taught out of the box, made me want to know more. They made me want to teach as well as they did.”

Aug
20
2019

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): David and Art — “West Side Story”

Aug. 19, 2019
AUDIO: On the weekly radio feature “David and Art,” David Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses a planned remake of one of the 20th century’s great works of art, “West Side Story.” Smith hosts this weekly feature that focuses on how history illuminates the arts and the arts illuminate history – that they co-exist and are best understood together.

Aug
20
2019

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Waco: BU student overcomes debilitating conditions to earn degree

Aug. 20, 2019
VIDEO: After being diagnosed eight years ago with rare and debilitating health conditions – Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and POTS – Baylor senior Ashley Roper achieved a dream on Saturday that at times seemed impossible: graduating from college. She never gave up, even submitting her Baylor application from a hospital bed, with the University "willing to listen and go the extra mile,” she said. Roper graduated in four years, receiving her B.S. in family and child studies.

Aug
20
2019

WHRO Public Media (Norfolk, VA/NPR): Educationally Speaking: Part 2: Cindy Fry on Diversity in Computer Science

Aug. 16, 2019
AUDIO: Cindy Fry, M.S.E., senior lecturer of computer science in Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, is a guest on “Educationally Speaking,” part of WHRO’s American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative. Fry speaks about the need for diversity in the computer science field and Baylor’s Society of Women Engineers.