Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Dec
18
2014

Dallas Morning News: Dallas Morning News Texan of the Year finalist: Lori Baker

Lori Baker believes all the dead deserve dignity, including those who die while trying to cross the border into Texas illegally. That’s why the forensic scientist spent this year digging in the South Texas dirt and sorting bones in a Baylor University science lab. It was to bring closure to the families of those who died in search of a better life.

Dec
18
2014

Merry Christmas from Baylor University

May you be wrapped in His peace and warmed by His presence at Christmas and always.

Dec
17
2014

"A Baylor Christmas" Special to Air on Texas, Louisiana TV Stations

WACO, Texas (Dec. 17, 2014) – “A Baylor Christmas,” an hour-long program created from the performances of the orchestra and combined choirs of the Baylor University School of Music, will air on television during the Christmas holidays.

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 […]