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President Starr at National Press Club

President Ken Starr spoke at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Wednesday night. Starr, John Garvey (president of The Catholic University of America) and U.S. Congressman Bill Flores discussed the future of religious freedom in America.

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Baseball. 2014 Baseball Summer League Wrap Up

Over the last two months, 13 returning players from the 2014 Baylor baseball squad played in various summer collegiate leagues throughout the country to keep improving their respective skills.

Football. Abercrombie Elected to SWC Hall of Fame

At 54 years old, Walter Abercrombie almost reluctantly figures that he's "not that young anymore." But the former Baylor and NFL standout running back is one of the "youngsters" in the latest class of inductees for the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame that was released Wednesday.

W. Soccer. Soccer's Annual Meet The Bears Scrimmage set for Aug. 9

With the 2014 regular season rapidly approaching, Baylor soccer will host its annual Meet The Bears scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 9. Free and open to the public, the event at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field will begin at 5:30 p.m. CT.

Cross Country. Cross Country Releases 2014 Schedule

Baylor cross country head coach Todd Harbour announced the unveiling of his team's 2014 schedule Wednesday.

Austin American-Statesman: Rick Perry recaps arrests of men from Ukraine, but it's not a country with strong terrorist ties

July 31, 2014
Sergiy Kudelia, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is quoted saying that no organizations or groups operating in Ukraine are recognized by the U.S. government or the European Union as terrorist organizations. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers political science.)

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Baylor students were dedicated musicians, teachers recall

July 31, 2014
Baylor School of Music students and faculty are mourning the loss of two of their own, Laura Onwudinanti and Jack Stewart, who died in an accident as they were traveling to the International Clarinet Association conference in Baton Rouge. Interviewed for the story are Eric Wilson, D.M.A., associate professor and director of bands, and Will May, Ph.D., dean of the School of Music.

KWTX-TV: Waco: New Stadium Opens Possibility Of "Sailgating"

July 31, 2014
VIDEO: A story about a new kind of tailgating for boaters – “sailgaiting” – that comes with the opening of Baylor’s new McLane Stadium this fall. Baylor graduate Chris Griesemer, B.B.A. ’07, speaks about the excitement around ‘sailgating.'

KXXV- TV: Baylor's Fuller makes best catch ever in wedding proposal

July 31, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Baylor football student-athlete Clay Fuller used some creative play calling to propose to former Lady Bear basketball player Makenzie Robertson, B.B.A. '13, daughter of Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey, during Baylor night at the Dell Diamond for the Round Rock Express game.

Baylor alums take ‘Fixer Upper’ skills to HGTV, ‘Today’ show

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Baylor alumni Chip (BBA ’98) and Joanna (BA ’01) Gaines. First, they learned that their show on HGTV, Fixer Upper, has been picked up for a second season; then yesterday, they made their first appearance on NBC’s Today to promote the show and share remodeling tips. Fixer Upper […]

McLane Stadium opens one month from today

After two years of planning and construction, we are now one month — one month!! — from the opening of McLane Stadium. The Bears will host SMU on Aug. 31 (6:30 p.m., FS1), but the game itself is just part of the opening weekend celebration. Fans will get their first opportunity to set foot inside McLane […]

What killed the dinosaurs? Baylor geology researcher part of new study

We’ve all heard that an asteroid killed the dinosaurs. A new study says that’s almost right — but not the complete story. The research, conducted by an international team that included Baylor geology professor Daniel Peppe, says that the asteroid strike was part of a “perfect storm” of events that proved to be the dinos’ […]

Baylor among nation’s ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ for 5th time in 6 years

For the fifth time in six years, Baylor University has been named one of the country’s “Great Colleges to Work For” following a nationwide survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Perhaps more impressively, Baylor made the study’s Honor Roll — the best of the best — for the fourth straight year, as one of just […]

Baylor Remembers Alumnus and Former McAllen Mayor Jack Whetsel as ‘Best of Who We Are’

WACO, Texas (July 31, 2013) – Baylor University is grieved at the loss of alumnus and former McAllen mayor Jack Allen Whetsel of Austin, formerly of McAllen, who passed away July 29, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at First Presbyterian Church, 104 S. 12th Street, in McAllen.

Baylor Gameday Resource Information

On Sunday, Aug. 31, Baylor University will celebrate its inaugural game, opening the spectacular new on-campus McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River. Coach Art Briles and the defending Big 12 Champion Baylor Bears take on the SMU Mustangs in a game that kicks off at 6:30 p.m. after an exciting series of pre-game events and ceremonies.

Baylor Statement on Student, Graduate Deaths, Student Injuries in Car Accident

WACO, Texas (July 29, 2014) -- Baylor University is mourning the tragic deaths of one student and one recent graduate who were involved in a one-car accident today (Tuesday, July 29) on Hwy 7 near Kosse in Falls County in Central Texas. The accident also injured another Baylor student and an incoming Baylor freshman, who have been taken to Baylor Scott & White in Temple with serious injuries.

Dinosaurs Fell Victim to Perfect Storm of Events, Study Shows

WACO, Texas (July 28, 2014) — Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in history, scientists say.