W. Basketball. Nina Davis Earns Pair of All-American Awards

Sophomore Nina Davis joined an elite club, earning first team All-America honors from both The Associated Press and the United States Basketball Writers Association today.

W. Basketball. WBB's Nina Davis a Wooden All-American

Sophomore forward Nina Davis is one of five John R. Wooden Award Women's All Americans the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced on Monday.

Baseball. Baseball Hosts No. 20 Houston Tuesday Night

Baylor (12-15) hosts No. 20 Houston (19-9) Tuesday at Baylor Ballpark with a 6:30 p.m. CT first pitch on FOX Sports Southwest.

General News. Baylor Again Featured in Texas Rangers University Days

FOX Sports Southwest and the Texas Rangers announced today they are bringing back Texas Rangers University Days for a second season in 2015.

KCEN-TV: ‘The Gathering’ at Baylor’s McLane Stadium

March 29, 2015
VIDEO: More than 30,000 people joined together to worship in Baylor University’s McLane Stadium on Palm Sunday. "The Gathering" brought together believers from all denominations and people from across the United States. More than 100 Central Texas pastors worked together for months to spread the word.

KWBU-FM: On Topic: Frank Wolf

March 27, 2015
AUDIO: Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr hosted an On Topic Q&A discussion with former Congressman Frank Wolf, during which the two men addressed the issue of religious freedom. Starr and Wolf, holder of the new Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor and author of the International Religious Freedom Act that infused religious freedom into U.S. foreign policy, discussed the state of religious freedom in the United States and abroad.

KWTX-TV: "The Gathering Waco" Draws In More Than 30,000 People

March 29, 2015
VIDEO INCLUDED: More than 30,000 people joined together to worship in Baylor University’s McLane Stadium on Palm Sunday. "The Gathering" brought together believers from all denominations and people from across the United States.

‘The Gathering’ draws 35,000 to McLane Stadium for historic night of worship

Shortly after Baylor football broke in its new home on the Brazos River last fall, Drayton McLane Jr., BBA ’58, approached Waco pastor (and former Regent) Ramiro Peña, BA ’88, with another idea for filling the facility. “Drayton had a vision of using McLane Stadium for more than football,” said Peña. “He asked me, ‘Would you help […]

Lady Bears’ run ends with 5th Elite Eight in 6 years

Entering this season, Baylor women’s basketball fans could have been excused for expecting a bit of a downturn. The team had graduated its leading scorer (and one of the best players in program history) for the second straight season. Furthermore, the roster featured just one senior, and more than 2/3 of the team’s minutes would go to freshmen […]

U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait — and a Baylor grad

Douglas Silliman, BA ’82, is approaching the one-year anniversary of his arrival in Kuwait City as the United States ambassador to Kuwait. But this is far from the first time he has flung his green and gold afar. After graduating from Baylor in 1982 with a degree in political science, Silliman (pictured above right) earned […]

7 ‘Dos and Don’ts’ for every Baylor wedding

Whether you’ve just gotten engaged, have a friend who is planning his or her wedding, or are just dreaming of your big day, there are certain things to keep in mind if you or your future spouse is a Baylor Bear. Here are seven dos and don’ts for Baylor couples: 1. DO take engagement or wedding […]

Baylor Provost David Garland Announces Appointment of Dr. Gary Mortenson as Dean of the School of Music

WACO, Texas (March 30, 2015) — After an extensive national search, Baylor University Provost and Executive Vice President David E. Garland, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Gary Mortenson, D.M.A., as the new dean of the School of Music at Baylor.

Baylor English Professor’s Book Receives Country’s Largest Award for Debut Fiction

WACO, Texas (March 25, 2015) – “Elegy on Kinderklavier,” a book by Arna B. Hemenway, M.F.A., assistant professor in the department of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the 2015 PEN/Hemingway Award for a distinguished first work of fiction, the largest award for debut fiction in the country.

Finalists Selected for Baylor's $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

WACO, Texas (March 27, 2015) – Three preeminent scholar/teachers from U.S. universities have been selected as finalists for Baylor University's 2016 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, the only national teaching award – with the single largest monetary reward of $250,000 – presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching.

Ivy League Scholar, Pastor to Lecture on Barth in Christian Ethics and Pop Culture

WACO, Texas (March 26, 2015) – Reformed Swiss theologian Karl Barth can be counted as one of the great minds of Protestant theology in the 20th Century.