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Baylor campus going completely tobacco-free

Baylor campus going completely tobacco-free

One month from today — August 11, 2014 — Baylor University will become a tobacco-free, smoke-free campus, joining more than 600 other colleges and universities around the country. That means no smoking or use of any other tobacco products inside or outside of any Baylor-owned buildings, including those on campus, around Waco and in other …

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.

Baylor Prepares to Greet Largest Freshman Class in Its History

Baylor Prepares to Greet Largest Freshman Class in Its History

WACO, Texas (June 16, 2014) -- From athletics to academics, it has been a record-breaking year for Baylor University, and more students than ever want to share in that success. So much so that Baylor is preparing to welcome its largest class in the University's 169-year history.

Baylor Graduate Elected Pastor of Influential New York City Church

Baylor Graduate Elected Pastor of Influential New York City Church

The Rev. Dr. Amy K. Butler, BA '91, MA '96, has been elected senior pastor of The Riverside Church, one of the country's most prominent liberal Protestant pulpits, thus becoming the first woman to head the church in its 84-year history.

Chair of Baylor's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Is Named the American Psychological Association's New Executive Director for Education

Chair of Baylor's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Is Named the American Psychological Association's New Executive Director for Education

WACO, Texas (June 3, 2014) - Jaime "Jim" Diaz-Granados, Ph.D., professor and chair of Baylor University's department of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been selected as the American Psychological Association's new executive director for education.