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Feb
20
2019

Baylor alumna’s Waco eatery named among Yelp’s top 100 in the country

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 […]

Feb
20
2019

Track & Field Heads to Big 12 Indoor Championships

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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.

Feb
20
2019

Heart of Texas Regional History Fair Announces Winners of 2019 Competition, Special Awards

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.

Feb
19
2019

MBB Gets Road Win at No. 19/20 Iowa State, 73-69

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.

Feb
19
2019

Tickets on Sale Now for 2019 NCATA National Championship

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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.

Feb
19
2019

No. 1/1 WBB Looks to Clinch Share of 9th-Straight Big 12 Title Wednesday vs. KU

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.

Feb
19
2019

How many of these Bible verses have you seen on Baylor’s campus?

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 […]

Feb
19
2019

Baseball at Texas State Canceled Due to Weather

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Due to an inclement weather, Baylor baseball's Tuesday, Feb. 19 game at Texas State has been canceled.

Feb
19
2019

'The Losses Stick With You More Than The Championships'

Alex Olson

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
19
2019

Baptist Standard: CommonCall: Second Helpings meets needs in Lufkin

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
19
2019

Baylor News: College of Arts & Sciences Unveils New Academic Requirements

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
19
2019

Christianity Today: Across the Globe, Contemporary Worship Music Is Bringing Believers Together

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
19
2019

Entrepreneur: When Good Leaders Create Bad Results

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.”

Feb
19
2019

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.

Feb
19
2019

KWKT-TV (Waco, Killeen, Temple/FOX) Major retailers closing stores in Central Texas

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.)

Feb
19
2019

What Is Black Twitter and How Is it Changing the National Conversation? Baylor Expert Explains.

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
19
2019

Women in Academia Report: Baylor University Poet Awarded New Zealand’s Most Prestigious

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.

Feb
18
2019

Bears Head to Texas State for Midweek Tilt

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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.

Feb
18
2019

What is Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project?

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 […]