About Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas and welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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Four Bears headed abroad thanks to prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Four Bears headed abroad thanks to prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

The fact that it’s become commonplace for multiple Baylor students to earn Fulbright honors in a single school year — see here, hereand hereforexamples —might make you think such honors are no big deal. Quite the opposite, actually; the Fulbright Award is one of the most competitive and prestigious honors a college student can receive, …

Stewardship Is Good Business: Baylor University’s New Business Campus Achieves LEED Gold Certification

Stewardship Is Good Business: Baylor University’s New Business Campus Achieves LEED Gold Certification

WACO, Texas (April 28, 2017) – A new badge of honor is now on display at Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, home of the nationally Hankamer School of Business. The dynamic new facility, which opened to faculty and students in August 2015, has been awarded LEED Gold certification after satisfying rigorous standards that address the building’s environmental impact.

Baylor University Model Arab League (MAL) ‘Represented Baylor Exceptionally Well’ at Southwest Regional MAL Conference

Baylor University Model Arab League (MAL) ‘Represented Baylor Exceptionally Well’ at Southwest Regional MAL Conference

WACO, Texas (April 26, 2017) – Baylor University’s Model Arab League participated in the competition – and won awards – at the recent Southwest Regional Model Arab League Conference hosted by Texas A&M Commerce.

Robert Darden Selected as Outstanding Teaching Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences for 2016

Robert Darden Selected as Outstanding Teaching Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences for 2016

WACO, Texas (April 26, 2017) – Robert Darden, professor in the department of journalism, public relations and new media, was named the Outstanding Teaching Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences for 2016.

Baylor Graduate Selected for Prestigious Fulbright ETA to Taiwan

Baylor Graduate Selected for Prestigious Fulbright ETA to Taiwan

WACO, Texas (April 25, 2017) – Recent Baylor University graduate Taylor Demons, who earned her B.A. in international studies in December 2016, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Taiwan.

Baylor Model United Nations Team Honored at National Conference

Baylor Model United Nations Team Honored at National Conference

WACO, Texas (April 25, 2017) – The Baylor Model United Nations (MUN) team received Outstanding Position Paper Awards in five of the seven committees in which they participated—the same number of position paper awards that the team received in the last three years combined—at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City, where thousands of students from more than 100 nations participated in a simulation of the U.N.

Baylor Ph.D. Candidate Granted Prestigious Department of Energy Award

Baylor Ph.D. Candidate Granted Prestigious Department of Energy Award

WACO, Texas (April 21, 2017) – Bulbul Ahmmed, Ph.D. candidate in Baylor University’s department of geosciences, has been awarded a Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Fellowship from the Department of Energy (DOE).