W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Runs Past Kansas State, 4-0

For the 12th-straight year, the eighth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team advanced to the semifinal round of the Big 12 Championship with a 4-0 win over ninth-seeded Kansas State at the Hurd Tennis Center Friday.

W. Golf. Women's Golf Leads at Big 12 Championship

Baylor turned in a record-setting first round to take a seven-stroke lead at the Big 12 Women's Golf Championship on Friday at the Dominion Country Club. The Lady Bears shot 6-under-par 282, nine strokes better than any previous first round in the Big 12 Championship's 19-year history.

Acrobatics & Tumbling. A&T Advances to NCATA Semifinal

No. 1 Baylor Acrobatics & Tumbling (10-0) took down the King University Tornado (3-6) 283.615-258.965 Friday afternoon at the Joe Retton Arena in Fairmont, W.Va.

Softball. Weather Forces Softball Series with ISU to Alter

Weather has forced Baylor and Iowa State to postpone the beginning of their Big 12 softball series in Waco to Saturday at Noon.

Aiken Standard (S.C.): Kenneth Starr to speak at USCA

April 23, 2015
Article about Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, who is scheduled to deliver the spring commencement speech at University of South Carolina-Aiken.

Aleteia: The Perfect Conclusion to John's Gospel, and Afterwards

April 18, 2015
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, explores the topic of coherency and conclusions in the Gospels. Jenkins explains how the narrative is composed in multiple layers, leaving much of the cohesion up to the editors, such as John. This helps explain why some of the Gospels give multiple perspectives on the same story.

Baptist News Global: Baylor student to study ethical issues at Auschwitz

April 22, 2015
Elizabeth Andrasi, a third-year Master of Divinity student at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, has been selected by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program for future clergy. The program takes place this summer in New York, Germany and Poland. FASPE allows graduate students to explore relationships between the history of the Holocaust and contemporary ethics in their own discipline. “I hope I can allow myself to be present to the reality of evil in the world as we talk about the ethical issues that face us today,” Andrasi said.

Who is Baylor’s Fringe Monster?

You’ve seen it at Baylor games. The huge, fluffy, flailing mass of green and gold fringe, surrounded by crowds of gawkers and selfie-takers. It takes charge of dance parties, draws the attention of fans and camera crews, and occasionally (and unintentionally) frightens children. It’s the Fringe Monster. So who is this diehard Baylor fan? Turns out, it’s […]

Alum named Collins Outstanding Professor — again

Each spring, Baylor honors three professors with major awards based on slightly different criteria. The first to be announced is the Collins Outstanding Professor Award, voted on each year by the outgoing senior class. Past Collins Professors include Dr. Randall O’Brien (1996), Dr. Tom Hanks (1998), Rachel Moore (1999) and Dr. Robert Packard (2002). This year’s […]

How Baylor is stewarding the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. In 2009, Baylor became the first university in Texas to earn LEED certification for […]

Baylor English prof’s book named year’s best debut fiction

A Baylor English professor has won the nation’s top award for a debut fiction writer, and it almost seems a bit like destiny. Arna Hemenway, an assistant professor who teaches creative writing in the English department, was awarded this year’s PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction. The award is the nation’s largest award for an author’s […]

Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.

Baylor’s Model Organization of American States Attends Model in Washington, D.C.

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Ten members of Baylor’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to participate in the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS) hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas.

Dr. David Jeffrey Awarded Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – David Lyle Jeffrey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in Baylor’s Honors College, has been honored as the 12th Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Distinguished Alumnus Billy Ray Hearn

WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the death of Billy Ray Hearn, a distinguished Baylor graduate and former University Regent renowned as the “father” of contemporary Christian music. Hearn died April 15 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 85.