General News. Thumann, Baker Named Recipients of Big 12's Postgraduate Scholarship

Softball's Kaitlyn Thumann and football's Troy Baker were named recipients of the Big 12's Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship, the league announced Tuesday.

W. Volleyball. VB's 2015 Recruiting Class Ranked No. 17 by PrepVolleyball.com

Baylor volleyball's incoming class of newcomers to the 2015 roster was ranked No. 17 by PrepVolleyball.com.

Football. TV & Kickoff Times Announced for Four Football Games

Television details for four 2015 Baylor football games, including national primetime road contests at TCU and at Kansas State, were announced by the Big 12 Conference office Monday.

Track. Track & Field Totals 13 Entries For NCAA Championships

The Baylor track and field team will have 15 student-athletes representing it with 13 entries into the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, after qualifying six more entries on the final day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium Saturday.

Acton.org: Prison Entrepreneurs: From Shark Tank to Redemption

May 18, 2015
Column about the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP), a Houston-based nonprofit that turns incarcerated men into aspiring business owners. After these men successfully complete PEP’s three-month character development program, they move into PEP’s core program, a six-month business plan competition that leads to a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. In 2013, Baylor determined that PEP delivers a 340 percent return on investment for every dollar donated to the program. (Eckert Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business.)

History News Network: The Surprising Thing Baptists and Muslims Have in Common

May 30, 2015
Barry Hankins, Ph.D., professor of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, penned this column examining the similarities between Muslims and Baptists who – now or in the past – have faced tensions between their theology and the nation’s civil law. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the history department.)

KAGS News: Judge Boone Recognized at Retirement Reception

June 1, 2015
Baylor graduate Albert Navarro, B.A. ’84, will be sworn in as the City of Bryan’s new presiding municipal court judge. Navarro earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and then graduated from University of Texas Law School with a doctorate degree. He takes over for retiring Judge Latham Boone III, who has had held the position since 2003.

KCEN TV: Brazos River Bridge Lighting Ceremony

June 2, 2015
The Texas Department of Transportation, the City of Waco, and Baylor University will come together Tuesday, June 2, at 8:30 p.m. to demonstrate the new lighting system on the two bridges across the Brazos River. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr will participate and the public is invited to gather in Baylor’s McLane Stadium Parking Lot A to watch the ceremony.

Baylor to launch new entrepreneurship Ph.D. program

Baylor’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program has long been recognized among the best in the country. Next year, that excellence will extend to the doctoral level, as Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business introduces a Ph.D. program in entrepreneurship starting in the fall of 2016. Only six other universities in America offer such a program — a fitting number, given […]

Are these Baylor’s oldest living alumni?

The Baylor campus was a far different place in the early 1930s. For starters, almost the entire Baylor campus fit between Fifth and Seventh streets, bounded by Speight to the west and Waco Creek to the east. Instead of the SUB, there was a football field. Pat Neff was the new university president, not a […]

Happy 5th anniversary, President Starr!

Five years ago today, Ken Starr took office as Baylor University’s 14th president. Looking back over that time, we see many of the best years in the university’s 170-year history, from academic rankings to campus happenings, from athletic accomplishments to financial support. There has never been a better time to be a Baylor Bear, and Judge Starr’s leadership […]

Baylor Law School receives rare honor for pro bono service

When only two law schools are awarded an American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award in a 30-year period, it’s clear that a school must reach a very high standard of service to the disadvantaged to receive the honor. Baylor Law School has met that standard and, earlier this month, became just the third […]

Back to the Past: Why Movie Studios Keep Recycling Stories, and Why We Keep Paying to See Them

WACO, Texas (June 3, 2015) – Chris Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and chair of the film and digital media department in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses the challenges for original storytelling and the future of the film industry.

Baylor Graduate Returns to Waco for Heart of Texas Airshow

WACO, Texas (June 3, 2015) – Baylor University graduate Maj. Christopher Scheibler, flight surgeon for the U.S. Air Force air demonstration squadron, or Thunderbirds, will fly at the Heart of Texas Airshow on June 6 and 7 at the Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Campus Airport.

Brazos River Bridge Lighting Ceremony tonight!

The City of Waco, Texas Department of Transportation and Baylor University will officially flip the switch of the special lighting of the two signature I-35 access bridges in a ceremony at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 2 at the McLane Stadium "A" parking lot near the bridges on the east side of the river.

Brazos River Bridge Lighting Ceremony tonight!

The City of Waco, Texas Department of Transportation and Baylor University will officially flip the switch of the special lighting of the two signature I-35 access bridges in a ceremony at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 2 at the McLane Stadium "A" parking lot near the bridges on the east side of the river.