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1. Are You Addicted To Social Media? Expert Offers Six Questions to Ask Yourself

WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2016) – Yes, you spend a lot of time on social media. You might even check your phone every few minutes to see how many people have liked your latest Facebook post. But are you addicted?

2. Baylor Pledges Cooperation with OCR Review

WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2016) – On Tuesday evening, the University received notice from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that it will investigate a complaint filed by Baylor’s former Title IX Coordinator. An OCR review of this nature results in a broad, comprehensive look at policies, procedures and practices for a specified number of years: in this case, from the Fall of 2014 to the present. Interim President David E. Garland immediately assured OCR the University will cooperate fully with the investigation.

3. Behavioral Health Symposium Focuses on Stigma of Mental Health, Access to Resources

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2016) – Baylor University and Baylor Scott & White Health are partnering to host a half-day symposium focused on the stigma of depression and to promote access to behavioral health resources.

4. Former U.S. Treasurer to Present Lecture at Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2016) — Rosie Rios, U.S. Treasurer from 2009 to 2016, will present a lecture at Baylor University on “My Life in Treasury: Financial Crisis to Currency Design” at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Room 250 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.

5. Baylor Regents Announce Significant Gift from Drayton McLane Jr. for Nursing School Academic Building Renovation; Discuss Openness and Accountability

WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2016) – At its regular Homecoming meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents today announced a significant gift from Baylor Regent Emeritus Drayton McLane Jr., B.B.A. ’58, his wife, Elizabeth, and the McLane family toward the renovation of Baylor’s <a href=""><b>Louise Herrington School of Nursing</b></a> (LHSON) in Dallas.

6. U.S. Eastern Orthodox Expert Speaks at Institute for Studies of Religion

WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2016) – Alexei Krindatch, research director for the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the U.S.A., will present a lecture on the presence and influence of Eastern Orthodox Christianity in the U.S. at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17, in Cox Lecture Hall of Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave.

7. This Week at Baylor — Oct. 16 – 22, 2016

WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2016) — This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a performance from the Campus Orchestra and Symphonic Band and a lecture from a former U.S. Treasurer.

8. The Baylor Lariat Partners with City of Waco to Expand News Broadcasts

WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2016) – The Lariat, Baylor’s student newspaper, is now broadcasting across the greater Waco area.

9. Baylor Author Discusses Art of the Short Story, Recommends Five Scary Tales for Halloween

WACO, Texas (Oct. 12, 2016) – This Halloween, a Baylor creative writing professor is urging readers to resurrect their interest in short stories.

10. Interior Design Students Create Plan for Local Grief Counseling Center

WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2016) – The environment can have a big impact on people’s emotions, interior design students learned through a class project to create an interior design plan for a local grief counseling center.