Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Oct
11
2014

Baylor University Young Alumni Give $38,913 to Win the Second Baylor-TCU Challenge

WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2014) — For the second year in a row, Baylor University took the lead on the last day of the <a href="http://www.baylor.edu/battleroyale/">Baylor vs. TCU Young Alumni Challenge</a> after a close race, raising nearly $39,000 from 1,011 Baylor young alumni. The fundraising competition, dubbed the I-35 Battle Royale, began Sept. 24 and ended Oct. 8.

Oct
8
2014

The American Prize: Orchestra Winners

Oct. 1, 2014
The Baylor Symphony Orchestra was awarded the 2014 American Prize in Orchestral Performance by The American Prize Competition. One judge remarked that the performance of the orchestra’s submitted recording was “truly remarkable all around.”

Oct
7
2014

Pumped About Pumpkins: Just Hype About Health, or the Real Deal?

WACO, Texas (Oct. 7, 2014) — Pumpkin purveyors have reason for grins as wide as those of jack-o’-lanterns this time of year. Pumpkin products are proliferating for autumn — and not just for standard pies, breads and Halloween décor, but also for whimsical goodies that may not live up to the pumpkin’s healthy reputation.

Sep
26
2014

‘Believe Me': Alum’s thought-provoking film now in theaters

One of the last people you might expect to see in a Christian comedy would be Nick Offerman, aka Ron Swanson of NBC’s Parks and Recreation. But Believe Me (in theaters today) isn’t what you’d expect from a Christian film, either. Co-written and directed by Baylor alumnus Will Bakke, BA ’10, Believe Me is a film that playfully […]

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 […]