Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Jan
16
2015

Baylor University and Waco Community Remember Martin Luther King Jr.

Even so many years later, Martin Luther King Jr.’s contagious vision of human rights and equality continues to inspire and uplift. In honor of Dr. King, Baylor University, along with local organizations, will be hosting a series of events to celebrate and memorialize his life and legacy.

Jan
16
2015

Martin Museum of Art Presents Karl Umlauf Exhibition and Gallery Talk

WACO, Texas (Jan. 16, 2015) – The Martin Museum of Art will present works by Karl Umlauf, a Baylor University art professor and Artist-in-Residence, from Tuesday, Jan. 20, through Sunday, March 1.

Jan
12
2015

In midst of cancer fight, 71-year-old checks Baylor graduation off his bucket list

If you attended December’s commencement ceremony, you might remember the extended standing ovation given for one graduate in particular: a dimpled, white-haired, 71-year-old man. But why was this septuagenarian crossing the stage with a bunch of 22-year-olds? Ted Carroll first came to Baylor from Dallas as a wide-eyed freshman in 1961. He had been working all summer to […]

Jan
12
2015

The Promise of a New Year

The New Year has dawned, rich with promise. The bite of wintry temperatures reminds us, as does the calendar itself, that time marches on. May the Year of our Lord 2015 be one rich and abundant with blessings for you and all those you hold dear.

Dec
12
2014

Baylor grad SaraBeth making waves in country music

Imagine you’re cruising around, cranking up the radio, when something even more familiar than the top 20 starts to play: your own voice. That was reality for country singer and Baylor grad Sarah Elizabeth Swagerty, a.k.a. SaraBeth, when she recently heard her single “Nowhere With You” on the radio for the first time. “What am I […]

Nov
13
2014

Waco Tribune-Herald: EDITORIAL: Liberals, conservatives right to rally around Gov. Perry over absurd charges

Nov. 12, 2014
Editorial about a bipartisan and high-profile group of lawyers, including Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, who have filed a brief seeking to have abuse of power felony charges against Texas Governor Rick Perry thrown out, arguing the indictment against him is constitutionally flawed.

Oct
23
2014

NBA Bear’s book club builds community online and in-person

If you watched NBA games in the 1990s or early in the millennium, you couldn’t miss the old PSAs featuring NBA stars like Shaquille O’Neal and Reggie Miller encouraging young basketball fans to read, all with the tagline, “Reading is Fundamental.” Had former Baylor star and current Los Angeles Clipper forward Ekpe Udoh, BSEd ’11, […]

Aug
13
2014

New partnership aims to help Zambia’s lone Christian university take flight

You know Baylor University: the oldest continually operating university in Texas and the largest Baptist university in the world, with a history dating back to 1845 and approximately 15,000 students. Almost 9,000 miles away — across the Atlantic, across the equator, on the other side of the world — sits Northrise University. Founded in 2004 with […]