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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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Top 10 pieces of advice from alumni for Baylor freshmen

Top 10 pieces of advice from alumni for Baylor freshmen

On Facebook earlier this week, Baylor asked a simple question of the university’s 200,000+ followers: What one piece of advice would you share with#Baylor freshmen on their first day of college? Baylor alumni and others were quick to respond, sharing more than 5,000 words worth of wisdom. Feel free to read through all their advice …

Baylor Freshmen Welcomed to Campus with a Hymn Written for Them

Baylor Freshmen Welcomed to Campus with a Hymn Written for Them

WACO, Texas (Aug. 16, 2017) – Nine years ago, when Baylor University’s chaplain Burt Burleson, D.Min., wrote a hymn dedicated to the class of 2012, he didn’t realize it was the beginning of a tradition. Now, nearly every incoming Baylor freshmen who attended the opening sessions of New Student Orientation at Baylor has learned the learned the hymn – “Love the Lord Our God” – written specifically for their class.

Baylor Professor and Space Weather Scientist Provides Tips for Watching the Total Solar Eclipse, Details on the Next Eclipse

Baylor Professor and Space Weather Scientist Provides Tips for Watching the Total Solar Eclipse, Details on the Next Eclipse

WACO, Texas (Aug. 16, 2017) – For three hours on August 21, the moon will pass in front of the sun causing a total solar eclipse. While Waco will not experience a full eclipse, it will be worth viewing, according to a Baylor professor and space weather scientist.

Addressing the Access-to-Justice Gap: Baylor Law School’s Legal Mapmaker Program Helps Young Lawyers Open Cost-Conscious Firms

Addressing the Access-to-Justice Gap: Baylor Law School’s Legal Mapmaker Program Helps Young Lawyers Open Cost-Conscious Firms

WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2017) – Baylor Law School's annual three-day Legal Mapmaker program runs Aug. 16-18 in Fort Worth. Attendees will attend workshops led by experts in numerous areas ranging from business planning and alternative fee arrangements to marketing, client relations and community involvement.

Baylor Launches Center for Christian Philosophy

Baylor Launches Center for Christian Philosophy

WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2017) – Baylor University’s department of philosophy and Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) have announced the establishment of the Baylor Center for Christian Philosophy (BCCP).

Baylor President’s Statement on 'Horrific' Charlottesville Events

Baylor President’s Statement on 'Horrific' Charlottesville Events

WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2017) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., released the following statement regarding the violent rally that took place Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia: “Our hearts are heavy and our prayers go out to the victims of the horrific events that took place Saturday in Charlottesville. Racism has no place in our country nor in God’s Kingdom. God calls us to reach out to those around us and show that He is love. We pray for His presence to help us heal our nation.”

Things that Matter: Baylor’s LAUNCH Program Helps Entrepreneurs Get Ideas Off the Ground

Things that Matter: Baylor’s LAUNCH Program Helps Entrepreneurs Get Ideas Off the Ground

WACO, Texas (Aug. 7, 2017) – Baylor University’s LAUNCH program has a simple mission statement: Enable accelerated commercialization of things that matter.

Baylor University and Premier Productions Partner with GRAMMY' Nominee Kari Jobe for Highly Anticipated The Garden Tour

Baylor University and Premier Productions Partner with GRAMMY' Nominee Kari Jobe for Highly Anticipated The Garden Tour

WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2017) – Baylor University and the largest producer of live Christian events, Premier Productions, are partnering with worship leader Kari Jobe for The Garden Tour, with special guest Cody Carnes, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, in Waco Hall.