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Baylor authors fill bookshelves with summer releases

Baylor authors fill bookshelves with summer releases

Accounts of heroism from first-responders in West. An example of a church that’s changing the world. The story of a certain football coach whose revolutionary offense changed Baylor forever. These are just some of the options available to Baylor Nation as Bears everywhere hit the beach or otherwise work through their summer reading lists, while the prolific library of …

Baylor University Again Named to Elite Honor Roll in ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ List

Baylor University Again Named to Elite Honor Roll in ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ List

WACO, Texas (July 21, 2014) - For the fourth year in a row, Baylor University joined an elite group of universities named to The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2014 Honor Roll as one of the country's "Great Colleges to Work For." Of only 42 national universities awarded Honor Roll status, Baylor is one of only two universities in the large university category (10,000 or more students) to achieve recognition in 10 of the 11 categories recognizing specific best practices and policies.

Baylor Regents Celebrate Major Gift, Approve Renovation and Fountain Addition to Fifth Street, Set Tuition and Fees for 2015-2016

Baylor Regents Celebrate Major Gift, Approve Renovation and Fountain Addition to Fifth Street, Set Tuition and Fees for 2015-2016

WACO, Texas (July 18, 2014) – At its annual summer meeting, Baylor University’s Board of Regents celebrated a major gift that will provide for significant renovation to the campus’s historic Fifth Street – home to many cherished University traditions, such as Homecoming, Diadeloso and Christmas on Fifth. The gift, which has an approximate value of $8 million, was made by Baylor alumnus and physician Dr. Thomas J. Rosenbalm in honor of his father and mother.

Phillip Phillips to Headline Aug. 28 Traditions Rally at Baylor's McLane Stadium

Phillip Phillips to Headline Aug. 28 Traditions Rally at Baylor's McLane Stadium

WACO, Texas (July 14, 2014) – Multi-platinum singer/guitarist and “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips will headline Baylor University’s annual Traditions Rally on Thursday, Aug. 28, which will begin a weekend of inaugural events as the defending Big 12 Champion Baylor Bears open up the University’s new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium.

Baylor Named a 'Best Buy' in 2015 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Baylor Named a 'Best Buy' in 2015 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Baylor University again has been named a "Best Buy," this time in the 2015 edition of the best-selling Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Distinguished Alumnus and Generous Philanthropist Ted Getterman

Baylor Mourns Passing of Distinguished Alumnus and Generous Philanthropist Ted Getterman

The Baylor University family is grieving the loss of Ted Getterman of Waco, who passed away July 1, 2014, at the age of 89. A faithful steward, beloved Baylor ambassador and former Waco mayor, Getterman forever changed Baylor's landscape through his committed service and generous support.

Baylor Professor featured in National Geographic for Work in Extreme Environments

Baylor Professor featured in National Geographic for Work in Extreme Environments

WACO, Texas (June 23, 2014) - When looking at the series of photos on Keith Schubert's computer screen, most people will likely see what they believe is some sort of black goo arranged like an intricate maze on a rock wall. But Schubert, Ph.D., associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in Baylor University's School of Engineering and Computer Science, sees life.

Iran and the United States Must Cooperate — Now — Against Advancing Islamic Militants in Iraq, Says Baylor University Expert on Religious Wars

Iran and the United States Must Cooperate — Now — Against Advancing Islamic Militants in Iraq, Says Baylor University Expert on Religious Wars

WACO, Texas (June 17, 2014) - Secretary of State John Kerry's "no hurry" approach to United States-Iranian cooperation to combat advancing Islamic militants in Iraq is a "sensible, diplomatic one" -- and the wrong one, says a Baylor University expert on religious wars.