WACO, Texas (March 7, 2014) - Baylor University today announced a variety of gifts made by alumni and friends to create the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium, an on-campus, $18.1-million facility whose final design and construction were approved in October by Baylor’s Board of Regents.
Every year, the Baylor family pauses early in the spring semester to look back across the seventeen decades of our institution's glorious history. On a very special day, we gather in community to celebrate that historic first day of February — in 1845 — when Baylor University was chartered by the Republic of Texas.
When the Baylor men’s basketball team spent a weekend training at Fort Hood before the 2012-13 season, the soldiers and families they met there left a lasting impression. The weekend served as a major bonding experience for the Bears, who took part in hand-to-hand combat training and sharpshooting exercises, then coached soldiers on Fort Hood […]
Baylor baseball begins its Big 12 Conference schedule this weekend as the Bears welcome Texas Tech to Baylor Ballpark. All three games will be televised and are set for 6:30 p.m. CT Friday on FOX College Sports, noon Saturday on FOX Sports 1 and 1 p.m. Sunday on FOX Sports Southwest.
March 12, 2014 A scientific panel selected a dual definition of Gulf War illness--one coined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the other crafted by Lea Steele, Ph.D., research professor in Baylor's Institute of Biomedical Studies, who has conducted extensive research on Gulf War illness, the complex medical condition that affects veterans of the 1991 war. This article also appeared in Military Times, Marine Corps Times and the Air Force Times. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of media communications, is responsible for covering the Institute for Biomedical Studies.)
Gary Carini, Ph.D., professor of management and associate dean for graduate studies at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, writes about how a particular eleven words can limit "insight and ideas" in organization. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of media communications, is responsible for covering the Hankamer School of Business.)
March 5, 2014 AUDIO: During the Civil Rights Movement, there were strong ties between activists and gospel artists. What few people know is just how far these artists went to support the movement. KWBU intern Alexis Cubit reports on Baylor’s Black Gospel Restoration Project and its founder, Bob Darden, associate professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. ( This story was placed by Terry Goodrich, assistant director of media communications, who covers the journalism, public relations and new media department.)
Viewers of NBC’s Chicago P.D. Wednesday night were introduced to a host of familiar Baylor names, thanks to the series’ co-creators, Derek Haas (BA ’91, MA ’95) and Michael Brandt (BBA ’91, MA ’94). In just one episode, references included a home being robbed belonged to a Mr. Hankamer, a mysterious former case concerning a man […]
The approaching opening of Baylor’s McLane Stadium has excited more than just the campus community; the buzz is evident all over Waco. But nowhere is that more obvious than at the intersection of South Fourth Street and Franklin Avenue, just a few blocks from campus in downtown Waco. In 2012, a group of locals (led […]
More than 50 different centers, institutes and departments at Baylor expressly connect to the university’s Christian mission, from the Baptist Studies Center for Research to BU Missions, from the J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies to the Baylor Religious Hour Choir. And when you count in our alumni, the university’s connection to the Church at large grows […]
Business master’s programs draw students from all phases of life. For some, it makes sense to stay in school full-time after earning a bachelor’s degree to work on an MBA. For others who have been in the work force for some time, an Executive MBA (EMBA) program is the best choice. For still others, however, […]
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2014) – Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host “Remembering Armageddon: A Symposium Commemorating the First World War, 1914-2014” on Wednesday, March 19, in the Armstrong Browning Library.
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2014) – The Church Music Forum in Baylor’s Center for Christian Music Studies will host Diane Greene, executive director of worship, music and fine arts at the First Presbyterian Church of Houston, at 6 p.m. Monday, March 17.
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2014) – Baylor’s departments of classics, religion, English and Great Texts will host a lecture Tuesday, March 18, by Oliver Nicholson, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Minnesota’s department of classical and near eastern studies.
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2014) – Dr. Tony Talbert, professor in the Baylor School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, received the McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of his career of scholarly contributions to qualitative and ethnographic research.