In January, Yelp released its list of the “Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S. 2019“. While perusing the list, we noticed something quite exciting: sitting at No. 71 was Waco’s own Lula Jane’s, owned by Baylor alumna Nancy Grayson! Lula Jane’s is a beloved local café in East Waco that, since 2012, has been […]
With the NCAA Championships looming, Baylor track & field heads to Lubbock for the 2019 Big 12 Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday (Feb. 22-23) at the Sports Performance Center on the campus of Texas Tech University.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 20, 2019) – More than 100 students from 16 Central Texas schools were awarded medals from the Waco Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation for their winning projects in the 2019 Heart of Texas Regional History Fair, held Feb. 14-15 on the campus of Baylor University.
Playing in front of family and friends from Minnesota, Baylor junior forward Freddie Gillespie recorded his first double-double with a career-high 14 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bears knock off No. 19/20 Iowa State, 73-69, Tuesday night at Hilton Coliseum to finish off the season sweep.
The Bears are set to host the 2019 NCATA National Championships at the Ferrell Center from April 25-27 and tickets are now on sale for all sessions.
WACO, Texas - The No. 1/1 Baylor Lady Bears (23-1, 13-0) take on Kansas (12-12, 2-11) in Waco Wednesday at 6 p.m. on Fox Sports Southwest.
Anyone who’s ever set foot on the Baylor campus knows how deeply the university is dedicated to its Christian mission. The very first part of our motto is “Pro Ecclesia” — for the church. The first pillar of our academic strategic plan is to have an “unambiguously Christian educational environment.” Chapel and religion are mandated […]
Due to an inclement weather, Baylor baseball's Tuesday, Feb. 19 game at Texas State has been canceled.
Just four months into his tenure as a full-time athletic trainer at Baylor, Alex Olson got a call from newly hired women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey, telling him to turn in his keys.
Feb. 18, 2019
Baylor’s Campus Kitchen, which recovers food from on-campus dining halls and transports it to Waco-area nonprofits that feed hungry people, served as the model for Second Helpings, a Lufkin-based organization that has provided about 140,000 meals through the local Salvation Army, Family Crisis Center and other agencies in Angelina County. The organization was started by Aurelia Newton, B.S.H.E. (Child and Family Studies) ’90, at First Baptist Church of Lufkin to address food insecurity in Angelina County and reduce waste at Lufkin school campus cafeterias.
Feb. 1, 2019
Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, students working toward any of the four undergraduate degrees certified by the Baylor University College of Arts & Sciences will follow a set of common courses required of all undergraduates. The new core curriculum for students is designed to impart a shared foundation of knowledge, essential skills and moral and intellectual virtues while providing increased academic flexibility and interdisciplinary learning.
Feb. 15, 2019
Q&A with Monique M. Ingalls, Ph.D., assistant professor of music in the Baylor School of Music and an ethnomusicologist who studies contemporary worship music as a distinct genre by looking at the intersection of different social and musical trends. In her book, “Singing the Congregation: How Contemporary Worship Music Forms Evangelical Community,” Ingalls identifies five distinct types of “congregations” that worship together in song and discusses how contemporary worship music has reshaped our understanding of worship itself.
Feb. 18, 2019
This story features research by management faculty in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business that found that even a leader with the best of intentions can cause harm when employees see the ethical leadership as a roadblock to their job performance. Lead author Matthew Quade, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, said that employees who feel ostracized will be “more likely to consider leaving their jobs or engage in workplace deviance – things like arriving late to work, daydreaming, not following instructions or failing to be as productive as they could be.”
Fossil Fuel Combustion Is the Main Contributor to Black Carbon Around the Arctic, International Study Finds
WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2019) — Fossil fuel combustion is the main contributor to black carbon collected at five sites around the Arctic, which has implications for global warming, according to a study by an international group of scientists that included a team from Baylor University.
VIDEO: Jim Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is the featured expert in this story about the closing of Waco retailers Sears, Payless ShoeSource and Beauty Brand. Roberts, an expert on consumerism and marketing, discussed the changing retail market. Despite the closures, he said, the economy is strong. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Media and Public Relations, helped arrange the interview with Roberts.)
WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2019) – “Black Twitter” is a social media phenomenon that is changing the national conversation, but many people – including professional and strategic communicators – do not understand what it is or how it works, says Baylor University’s Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., professor of journalism, public relations and new media.
Feb. 14, 2019
Chloe Honum, Ph.D., assistant professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has received the 2019 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship, New Zealand’s most prestigious writing fellowship. Established in 1987, the Sargeson Fellowship is a national literary award offering published New Zealand writers, based both locally and internationally, with the opportunity to research and write full time through a residence, stipend and tenure at the Sargeson Centre in Auckland.
The Bears head out on the road for the first time this season, setting to San Marcos for a midweek contest at Texas State on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. CT.
Since 2008, a “search and rescue mission” has been underway in the basement of Moody Library. A true labor of love, this work has found its way into dusty tape and record collections, made friends with unsung heroes of the civil rights movement, been featured extensively in national media, and even has a home in […]