Alumni, Parents and Friends

Baylor alumni, parents and friends share a family bond rooted in over 170 years of rich history. Whether you enjoy connecting with other Baylor alumni and parents through Baylor Alumni Network and other events in your area or through publications like Baylor Magazine, social media tools, or campus events like Family Weekend and Homecoming, your role in the family is a vital one. From young grads to members of the Heritage Club and from first-generation parents to those whose Baylor legacies go back many years and to friends new and old, this page provides you with important resources and reminders to make your Baylor connections even more meaningful.

Football. Can't Make It To Dallas?

Can't make itto Dallas for Baylor football's game vs. SMU? Find out how to get your fix of BU football with our fan connection central.

Cross Country. Montoya Leads Cross Country To Bear Twilight Title

Picking up where she left off in the spring, Baylor junior Maggie Montoya ran a sizzling meet-record time of 13:24.4 to win the season-opening Bear Twilight Invitational Tuesday night at the HOT Soccer Complex.

Cross Country. Cross Country Women Take Bear Twilight Title, Men Second

With three runners in the top eight, including the champion, the Baylor women's cross country team claimed the Bear Twilight Invitational for a ninth-straight year Tuesday at the H.O.T. Soccer Complex. The men's squad took second at the season-opening meet.

W. Tennis. Women’s Tennis Welcomes New Assistant Coach

Baylor women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the addition of former South Alabama women's tennis player Emily Newton as the program's new volunteer assistant coach Tuesday.

Baylor Lariat: Students spend summer soaking up culture

Sept. 2, 2015
Article about how various Baylor students are attempting to integrate life lessons from experiences over the summer as they transition back to school. Whether from study abroad, an internship in a big city or a mission trip, coming back to school with a new perspective on the world can be challenging.

College Planning & Management: College Rank Names The 50 Most Beautiful Campus Quads

Aug. 31, 2015
Baylor is the only Texas school listed by College Rank as being among the 50 universities with the most beautiful campus quads.

International Business Times: How to spot a psychopath through yawns, sense of smell and speech patterns

Aug. 29, 2015
A Baylor study published earlier this month found people with psychopathic characteristics are less likely to yawn after seeing someone else yawn than people who are empathetic. Quoted is Brian Rundel, a doctoral student in psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences. Rundel is quoted. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story nationally. She covers psychology research and faculty.)

MyInforms.com: The greater a country's gender equality in employment, the higher its homicide rate

Aug. 25, 2015
Countries with greater workforce equality have higher murder rates, a new international Baylor study suggests. While greater gender equality does not cause an increase in homicides, the results indicate a definite correspondence, according to the study, presented at the American Sociological Association’s meeting in Chicago. Quoted is researcher Katie Corcoran, Ph.D., who says that men may “perceive women’s increasing economic attainment as directly threatening.” Corcoran is a fellow in Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion and associate professor of sociology and anthropology at West Virginia University. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers sociology research and faculty.)

Alum turns passion for barbecue into service for El Paso’s homeless

Many barbecue fans travel all over Texas for great brisket and sausage, making it their mission to find the state’s best barbecue. As a Baylor student, Blake Barrow was one of them, regularly driving over 100 miles to find the best barbecue. Now, he’s making barbecue a part of his mission — by serving brisket, sausage […]

Who’s the most #BaylorProud? Vote now!

A few weeks ago, we asked you, Baylor Nation, to post pictures to Twitter and Instagram of how you show your Baylor pride. After sorting through hundreds of photos, we’ve picked 29 finalists for the “Are You #BaylorProud?” photo contest. Now, it’s your turn to choose the winner. Between now and Sept. 3, go to this photo gallery on the […]

New commercial showcases Baylor professors’ caring nature

Viewers who tune in Friday’s Baylor-SMU football game — a nationally televised contest on ESPN — will see more than just a good football team; they’ll also get a glimpse at the heart of Baylor, as the university’s new 30-second commercial makes its debut. But you, Baylor family, don’t have to wait; you can see it […]

Big dreams, bigger talent: No. 4-ranked Baylor football set to open 2015 season

One week from today, Baylor football will kick off the 2015 season at SMU (6 p.m., ESPN). Coming off back-to-back Big 12 titles, the Bears will begin the year ranked No. 4 in the nation — the program’s best-ever preseason ranking. Why so high? For starters, Baylor returns 17 of 22 starters from last year’s […]

Board of Regents Announces Outside Counsel

WACO, Texas (Sept. 2, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents announced today that they have retained the services of the Philadelphia law firm Pepper Hamilton LLP, to conduct a thorough and independent external investigation into the university’s handling of cases of alleged sexual violence. The investigation will be led by partners Gina Maisto Smith and Leslie Gomez, well-recognized experts in the institutional response to all aspects of sexual misconduct matters.

Baylor to Debut New Television Commercial Sept. 4

WACO, Texas (Aug. 31, 2015) – Baylor University will debut its new television commercial during Friday’s nationally televised football game between Baylor and SMU. The featured game on ESPN, the Bears and Mustangs will kick off at 6 p.m. at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas.

“The Rise and Fall of Atticus Finch?” Examined in Event Hosted by the Baylor Law School

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2015) – Atticus Finch from Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book “To Kill a Mockingbird” has been a longstanding literary hero, but the publication of the sequel, “Go Set a Watchman,” leaves his hero status in question.

Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, BGCT Participate in ‘Passing of the Mantle’ Ceremony

DALLAS, Texas (Aug. 28, 2015) — The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) and the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT), also known as Texas Baptists, hosted a Passing of the Mantle building ceremony Wednesday at the BGCT, located at 333 North Washington Ave. in Dallas.