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Equestrian to NCEA Quarterfinals

The Baylor equestrian team advanced to Friday’s quarterfinals with a 12-4 win over UT Martin in the opening round of the NCEA Championship. The No. 6-seeded Lady Bears picked up their 10th win of the season and advance to face No. 3-seeded Georgia.

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Save the Date: "Lift Up Your Hearts" service to be held May 5

On Monday, May 5 at 11:00 a.m., you are invited to attend a service of prayer and worship with the Baylor family as the semester draws to an end.

Reminder: Vanguard's "Bright" Future Scholarship

Reminder: Application requirements for the Vanguard Preparatory School “Bright” Future Scholarship offer (annual, full 7th -12th scholarship) to incoming 7th grade children of full-time faculty and staff must be complete by April 25, 2014!

Writing Labs Available to Staff & Supervisors

No registration is required for those wishing to attend a writing lab in preparation for completing the annual performance evaluation

Dining on Campus?

Take a look at all the dining venues - including hours and prices for faculty and staff!

Baseball. Baseball Tops Texas State Behind Tolson's Strong Start

Baylor baseball earned its second straight win in a 4-3 decision over Texas State on Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark.

W. Basketball. 2014 WBB Appreciation Banquet

Over 900 women's basketball fans were on hand at the annual Lady Bear Appreciation Banquet, sponsored by the Tip Off Club, at the Ferrell Center on Tuesday evening.

Softball. No. 16 Louisiana Sweeps No. 14 SB in Non-Conference Doubleheader

No. 16 Baylor (32-12) fell twice to Louisiana (35-7-1) Tuesday at Getterman Stadium falling 7-4 in game one and 5-2 in game two. ULL has now defeated Baylor three times this season.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Lands Six on Academic All-Big 12 Squad

The Baylor men's tennis team led the Big 12 Conference with six student-athletes earning a spot on the Academic All-Big 12 Team, league officials announced on Tuesday.

Baylor tennis teams sweep Big 12 regular season titles for 9th time in 12 years

In the Big 12 Conference’s 18-year history, Baylor men’s and women’s tennis have combined to win 22 regular season league titles. Even when accounting for ties, that’s more than half of the trophies awarded by the league. The No.6-ranked Bears and No.14-ranked Lady Bears continued that trend this spring, with head coach Matt Knoll’s men tying […]

Bob Bullock: A Texas giant and Baylor legend

He was never president, or even governor, but the Baylor Law School grad was once known as “the most powerful man in Texas.” Along the way, he not only shaped his home state of Texas, but helped set the stage for Baylor’s athletic success today. In nearly four decades of Lone Star politics, Bob Bullock, […]

Happy Easter, Baylor family!

Today and Monday are holidays for the entire Baylor campus, allowing students, faculty and staff some time off to spend with family around what is arguably the most important day in the Christian calendar: Easter. As we enjoy the time off, let’s also keep an attitude of thankfulness for what this weekend means. First and foremost, of course, […]

Alum’s book captures first responders’ stories from West

A year ago today, the Baylor community sprang into action following the tragic explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, just 20 miles up I-35 from Waco. Students organized a midnight prayer rally on campus just a few hours after the blast. The next day was scheduled to be Diadeloso, but was quickly turned […]

Congratulations

Andrew Telep

Andrew Telep, Electronic Libraries-Client Services , and spouse, Dana, on the birth of their son, Nikolai James Telep, March 2, 2014.

Cameron Andrews

Cameron Andrews, Institute for Studies in Religion, and spouse, Audrey, on the birth of their son, Troy Wiley Andrews, March 7, 2014.

Clayton Thompson

Clayton Thompson, Marketing & Communications, and spouse, Marci, on the birth of their daughter, Stella Claire E. Thompson, March 4, 2014.

Heather Wheeler

Heather Wheeler, Admissions, and spouse, Jess, on the birth of their twins, Keeley Ann Wheeler & Layne Marshall Wheeler, March 11, 2014.

With Sympathy

Abner Hyden

Sympathies to the family of retired faculty AA (Abner) Hyden, on his death January 19.

Andres Flato

Sympathies to Andres Flato, student, on the death of his mother, Dorothy Flato, on January 22.

Ariel Gonzales

Sympathies to Ariel Gonzales, student, on the death of her father, Robert Gonzales, in December.

Beverly Gaventa

Sympathies to Beverly Gaventa, religion, on the death of her mother-in-law, Alice Gaventa, on March 10.

Association for Psychological Sciences: Why More Things Don’t Make Us Happier

April 18, 2014
People who are materialistic are more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied, in part because they find it harder to be grateful for what they have, according to a study by Baylor University researchers. Quoted is study co-author James Roberts, Ph.D., holder of The Ben H. Williams Professorship in Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Lead author was Jo-Ann Tsang, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Dallas Morning News: Baylor’s Herrington School of Nursing hopes to raise $750,000 at gala

April 21, 2014
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas will host a May 3 fund-raising gala to support endowed scholarships for nursing students. This year’s event will feature famed Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton.

EHS Today: Book on West Fertilizer Plant Tragedy Tells First Responders’ Stories

April 18, 2014
In the new book, "The Last Alarm: First Responders’ Stories of the West Explosion," author Amber Adamson, lecturer in journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, chronicles the first-person accounts of more than 40 first responders and tells the story of the explosion that ripped a hole in the town and killed 12 firefighters and emergency workers. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

KCEN-TV: Thousands of Hispanic Youth Descend on Waco for 50th Annual Congreso

April 18, 2014
VIDEO: More than 5,000 Hispanic Baptist youths attended the 50th Annual Congreso, the largest annual gathering of Hispanic Baptist young people in the state of Texas, which was co-hosted by Baylor.

Baylor Department of Mathematics Will Host New Mobius Lecture Series

WACO, Texas (April 22, 2014) – In honor of Baylor’s math club becoming a chartered organization on campus for the first time, and in recognition of April as National Mathematics Month, the department of mathematics will host the first annual Mobius Lectures Tuesday through Thursday of this week.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Emeritus Professor of Religion Daniel McGee

WACO, Texas (April 22, 2014) -- Baylor University is mourning the passing of Daniel B. McGee, Ph.D., professor and Emeritus Melton Endowed Chair of Religion at Baylor University, who died Saturday, April 19, in Waco at the age of 80.

Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative Welcomes L-3 Platform Systems Sector President Nick Farah

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2014) – Baylor’s Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) will welcome Nick Farah, president of the L-C Integrated Systems Group, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Baylor Sciences Building, Room B110.

Baylor School of Education Professor Honored with Outstanding Professor Award

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2014) — Paul La Bounty, Ph.D., associate professor of health, human performance and recreation (HHPR) in the Baylor School of Education, is the recipient of the Collins Outstanding Professor Award for 2014. The Collins Professor is chosen each year by a vote of Baylor’s senior class.