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What exactly is “Baylor,” Alex?

…ssed the episode (curse that 4:30 time slot!), but as pertaining to me personally, the $400 solution underneath the heading “Colleges and Universities” was: “The 735-acre campus of the Baptist college is in the banking institutions associated with the Brazos River in Waco, Texas.” And yes, a contestant did obtain the answer that is right. (or perhaps is it concern? Jeopardy constantly confuses me personally on that.) That wasn’t the only game show Baylor managed to make it into this week, either.

Alums Launch Pat Neff Biography

…usband, Terrell (BA ’43), joined up with the set in 1998. Dorothy died in 2005, nevertheless the other two completed the guide on her earlier this year. Former Governor Ann Richards — like Neff, a Waco native whom went to Baylor before becoming governor — penned the foreword to the Neff that is definitive biography. Possibly a teacher or two can make this reading that is required guarantee Baylor pupils understand the guy as more than simply a title on a building. Sic ’em, alum…

Quality and volume noticed in Baylor enrollment figures

…more than 70 per cent associated with total monetary need of pupils whom qualified for such support. General enrollment is 14,174 pupils, the second-largest total in school history, with undergraduate retention climbing to 88 %. Retention for first-year pupils jumped from 84.2 % in autumn 2006 to 85.6 for autumn 2007. Minority enrollment among freshmen rose from 24.1 % an ago to 29 percent this fall year. Baylor hasn’t sacrificed quali…

Record time for Baylor soccer

…over Jacksonville and Stetson; Volleyball went 3-0 to win the SMU/Radisson Invitational; and Women’s x-country runners took first, 2nd and 3rd at the BYU Autumn Vintage, leading the Bears to the group success. possibly many impressive, nonetheless, had been Big 12 Player regarding the Blake Szymanski’s (#6 above) performance in the Bears’ 42-17 win over Rice on Saturday week. The sophomore quarterback set brand new college single-game documents with 412 moving yards and…

Maybe maybe maybe Not your normal Sunday night supper

…el in the home within a stimulating environment that encourages talks about faith and academia sets Baylor apart.

Make no blunder about any of it: the fantastic Hall inspires a lot more than trivial discussion. There’s no telling what amount of guidelines will evolve into grand visions in a location just like the Great Hall. The fellowship of this Brooks household supper is another tradition that produces me personally proud to engage in the Baylor household. Sic ’em to all the people who envisioned an…

Striding toward history

…er and Olympic that is two-time gold set an individual mark of 43.45 when you look at the 400 meters on the way to some other silver medal during the 2007 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Osaka, Japan. Wariner, who’s additionally a volunteer mentor for Baylor Track, posted the 5th quickest quarter ever sold. Just two people have ever run faster, and something of these is previous Bear Michael Johnson, whom holds the whole world record of 43.18. Collectively, Baylor runners have actually run 15 out o…

Brand Brand Brand Brand New Baylor Mag!

…own as Angela Martin regarding the workplace — when you look at the issue that is new of Magazine, striking houses this week. Kinsey, a 1994 grad, speaks about her time at Baylor and her success in Hollywood. “I happened to be in traffic last week, and some one had ‘Sic ‘Em Bears’ to their bumper, and I pulled up close to them and simply waved,” says Kinsey… “They probably thought I became a person that is crazy. But i actually do come on excited to generally meet those who have visited Baylor.” In the event you didn’…

Best running a business

…The honors simply keep rolling in this week! Fortune business magazine called Baylor’s Hankamer School of company one of many 25 most readily useful schools when you look at the country for entrepreneurship with its future problem. The mag additionally called Baylor among the top six schools for “family business.” (Pictured at right: Hankamer pupils done a project that is entrepreneurial Armenia making use of foam obstructs to create homes.) Sic ’em, b-school!…

Habitat helpers

…As section of Welcome Week, brand brand new Baylor pupils invested Saturday helping enhance the Waco community.

numerous pupils worked to aid tidy up Downtown Waco, while some framed home on campus for Habitat for Humanity. Just click here or regarding the image for the slideshow of the efforts. Looks like these brand new pupils are currently quickly learning the necessity of being good stewards for the talents they’ve been offered. Sic ’em, brand brand new Baylor Bears!…




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