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Jul. 22, 2024
iEngage Summer Civics Institute Emphasizes Active, Engaged Citizenship

Nearly 80 rising middle school students will attend Baylor University’s nationally recognized iEngage Summer Civics Institute, which focuses on the structure of government and what it means to be an active and engaged citizen making a difference in schools, neighborhoods and communities.

Jul. 10, 2024
Baylor Hosts Mathematics for Early Learners Academy Throughout July

Baylor University’s Mathematics for Early Learners Academy, sponsored by the Baylor School of Education, is underway now at the Mayborn Museum on the Baylor campus through July 25 for students ages 4 to 6.

 

Jul. 9, 2024
Baptist World Alliance Welcomes Baylor University as Member Partner

At its Annual Gathering this week in Lagos, Nigeria, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) General Council unanimously approved 13 new members, including Baylor University as a full Member Partner. Baylor will join the BWA’s membership of 266 Baptist organizations across 134 countries and territories that represent more than 51 million Baptists worldwide.

Jun. 30, 2024
Baylor in the News – June 23-29, 2024

Baylor University faculty and staff made news across the country this week, providing their expertise on the health benefits of fish oil supplements in Men’s Health, whether private equity can help – or hurt – the Big 12 on Houston Public Media and human preaching in an AI age in Sight Magazine.

Jul. 23, 2024
When Sports and Christianity Took Center Stage at the Olympics

For many athletes, sports provide a place to develop their values, express their identities and share their faith with others. The Olympics have long been an important platform for Christians to do this work, said sports historian and author Paul Putz, Ph.D., director of the Faith & Sports Institute at Baylor University and author of the forthcoming book, The Spirit of the Game: American Christianity and Big-Time Sports.

Jul. 23, 2024
Sports and Fashion Shine at the 2024 Paris Olympics

As the world eagerly anticipates the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, the fashion scene is buzzing with excitement over the latest team fashion trends set to make a statement to the world.

Jul. 22, 2024
Rise and Shine – Time to Get Back On School Sleep Schedule

As students head back to class, they may feel challenged by the adjustment of waking up early to make it to class on time. This is especially true of adolescents, whose natural sleep pattern tends to be late to bed and late to wake, said Michael K. Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor University’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory and associate professor of psychology and neuroscience. 

Jul. 21, 2024
Can the Olympics Help Americans Forget Politics (at Least for 16 Days)?

Americans are divided on a multitude of different issues, but could the Olympic Games unite the country – at least for the duration of an Olympiad? A Baylor University sports marketing and branding expert says yes, it can, in his latest Forbes SportsMoney column.