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Dec
16
2017

M. Basketball. No. 21 MBB Hosts Savannah State on Sunday

No. 21-ranked Baylor men's basketball hosts Savannah State at 2 p.m. CT Sunday at the Ferrell Center. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southwest and Fox Sports Go.

Dec
15
2017

As a teen, she was homeless, then left on her own. Now, she’s a Baylor graduate.

In some ways, Denise Anderson’s viral tweet said it all: Two drug-addicted parents. Removed to a domestic abuse shelter at age 12. Homeless and on her own by age 16. Then… Accepted to Baylor. Contractually signed to a law firm at age 20. Baylor University graduate, Class of 2017. But if you tell Denise that she seems to […]

Dec
15
2017

M. Basketball. Lual-Acuil Doesn’t Want Basketball to Define Him

Jo Lual-Acuil watched last year as Johnathan Motley took over the “next man up” role with Baylor basketball when Taurean Prince left for the NBA.

Dec
15
2017

W. Basketball. Louisiana Homecoming at Nicholls State

Monday’s nonconference finale is an opportunity for head coach Kim Mulkey (Hammond, La.), junior All-American Kalani Brown (Slidell, La.) and freshman Moon Ursin (Destrehan, La.) to return to their home state to coach and play in front of family and friends.

Dec
15
2017

American Geophysical Union Blogosphere: Earwax like ice cores: Unlocking the past hidden in whale earplugs

Dec. 14, 2017
Farzaneh Mansouri, an environmental science doctoral student, and Sascha Usenko, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, are studying whale earwax to determine carbon and nitrogen isotopes in the earplugs, which can be used as a timeline, showing stability or variability over the years of a whale’s life. Mansouri presented the results of her work earlier this week at the 2017 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in New Orleans.

Dec
15
2017

Daniel Shallcross

Congratulations to faculty member Daniel Shallcross, accounting and business law, and spouse Courtney, on the birth of their son, Clark Byron Shallcross, on November 28, 2017.

Dec
15
2017

Honolulu Civil Beat: These Hawaii Seniors Hang Out In A Warehouse To Spice Up Their Lives

Dec. 15, 2017
Article about the Hawaii Men’s Shed Association, a community-based nonprofit aimed at improving senior health through socialization, community involvement and workmanship, mentions a 2011 Baylor University study by Michael Tornes, M.A. (Communication Studies) ’11, that found that while women are more likely to socialize through face to face interaction, men are prone to communicating side by side in shared activities.

Dec
15
2017

KWKT-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/FOX): 12th annual Care Bear Drive; Baylor University athletes partner with Whataburger to bring smiles to children

Dec. 14, 2017
VIDEO: Baylor student-athletes and spirit squad members teamed up with Whataburger for the 12th annual Care Bear Drive, bringing joy – and teddy bears – to patients at Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Hospital in Temple. "It's the season to give and just to give back to people who would love to experience some joy," said sophomore cheerleader Leah Van Vleet. "I feel great you know, seeing these smiles on their faces, you know brighten them up for the holidays is really special to me," said Jaime Jacobs, a junior football student-athlete at Baylor.

Dec
15
2017

Matt Burchett

Congratulations to staff member Matt Burchett, student activities, and spouse Holly, on the birth of their son, Micah Davis Burchett, on November 6, 2017.

Dec
15
2017

Mortification of Spin Podcast: The Rocket Science of Thinking

Dec. 6, 2017
AUDIO: Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the Honors Program in Baylor’s Honors College and author of “How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds,” is a guest on this podcast about how to navigate life from an Augustinian view of humanity, especially as in the social media spin cycle of partisan bickering around politics, religion and celebrity gossip.

Dec
15
2017

Science Daily: Bosses who 'phone snub' their employees risk losing trust, engagement

Dec. 14, 2017
Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according new research by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, in the Hankamer School of Business. The study, published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, examines “boss phubbing” (boss phone snubbing). “Our research reveals how a behavior as simple as using a cellphone in the workplace can ultimately undermine an employee’s success,” the researchers wrote.

Dec
15
2017

The Katy News: Texas Trial Lawyers Association Announces 2018 President, President-Elect

Dec. 14, 2017
Glenn W. Cunningham, J.D. '90, was named president-elect of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Cunningham was named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas by The National Trial Lawyers, and one of the Top 50 Texas Super Lawyers in Central and West Texas.

Dec
14
2017

M. Basketball. No. 21 MBB Races Past Texas Southern, 99-68

Nuni Omot and Manu Lecomte each scored 22 points as No. 21 Baylor men's basketball defeated Texas Southern, 99-68, Thursday night at the Ferrell Center.

Dec
14
2017

M. Basketball. Baylor, Texas Southern Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 99-68 win over Texas Southern on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

Dec
14
2017

M. Basketball. Baylor, Texas Southern Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 99-68 win over Texas Southern on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

Dec
14
2017

W. Soccer. SOC's James Named Scholar All-American

WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer junior midfielder Julie James was named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Women’s Scholar All-America Second Team, announced Thursday by the association.

Dec
14
2017

Bosses Who “Phone Snub” Their Employees Risk Losing Trust and Engagement, Baylor Researchers Say

Dec. 13, 2017
Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to new research by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, both in the Hankamer School of Business. The study, published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, examines “boss phubbing” (boss phone snubbing). “Our research reveals how a behavior as simple as using a cellphone in the workplace can ultimately undermine an employee’s success,” the researchers wrote.

Dec
14
2017

Institute for Public Relations: Focusing Inward: Influence begins with Relationship Building

Dec. 12, 2017
Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, co-authored this blog post about her new book, “Public Relations Ethics: Senior PR Pros Tell Us How to Speak Up and Keep Your Job.” The book features 58 in-depth interviews with members of the PRSA College of Fellows and Arthur W. Page Society. “We found that public relations executives were strategic in the way they sought and built internal relationships, often focusing on colleagues working in legal, finance or other areas that often have a strong voice in organizational decision-making,” she wrote.

Dec
14
2017

KWTX-TV: BU graduate, Texas 'Tweeter Laureate' confirmed for federal court

Dec. 13, 2017
The U.S. Senate approved Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, B.B.A. (Economics and Finance) ’88, to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Dec
14
2017

Longview News-Journal: Austin Bank honors Longview employees

Dec. 10, 2017
Keenan Martin, B.B.A. (Finance) ’87, was honored with the 20-year service award at Austin Bank in Longview. Martin is senior vice president and compliance officer.