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McLane Stadium - July Media Tour

Baylor hosted media representatives today for a tour of McLane Stadium. Contractors estimate that the stadium is about 97% complete - on the five yard line ready to punch it in for a #Baylor touchdown. The media was also given an opportunity to view the Hart Track and Field complex - due to be completed this fall. #SicEm

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Revision to Baylor's Travel & Entertainment Policies & Procedures effective July 1

Baylor University's Travel & Entertainment Policies & Procedures have been revised to be effective July 1, 2014.

Baylor Club at McLane Stadium membership special for Baylor Faculty & Staff

We are aware that a number of you were unable to attend our introductory sessions for Faculty and Staff at the conclusion of last semester to learn more about the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. As a reminder, your Initiation Fee has been satisfied for both membership levels provided you join prior to August 15th, after which this will not be the case.

Baylor Club at McLane Stadium membership special for Baylor Faculty & Staff

We are aware that a number of you were unable to attend our introductory sessions for Faculty and Staff at the conclusion of last semester to learn more about the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. As a reminder, your Initiation Fee has been satisfied for both membership levels provided you join prior to August 15th, after which this will not be the case.

New Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot and Texana House Announced

Campus Living & Learning is pleased to announce Dr. Jeffrey C. Petersen as the next Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot Hall, and Mr. Brian Elliott as the next Faculty-in-Residence for Texana House located in the North Village Residential Community.

Football. Bookstore to Host Book Signing with Briles, Campbell

The Baylor Bookstore will host a book signing event featuring Baylor head football coach Art Briles and legendary sports writer and Baylor alumnus Dave Campbell at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the bookstore, 1201 S. Fifth 5th St. on the Baylor campus.

Football. Limited Single-Game FB Tickets Available In August

A limited number of single-game tickets for Baylor football's inaugural season at McLane Stadium will go on sale next month, school officials announced Friday.

Football. Hager, Oakman Secure Place On Nagurski Trophy Watch List

Baylor linebacker Bryce Hager and defensive end Shawn Oakman are both included on the 2014 Bronko Nagurski watch list, the Football Writers Association of America announced Thursday. The Nagurski Trophy goes to college football's National Defensive Player of the Year.

Football. Drango Tabbed to Outland Trophy Watch List

Baylor junior offensive tackle Spencer Drango was named to the 2014 Outland Trophy watch list, the Football Writers Association of America announced on Thursday. The Outland Trophy recognizes the nation's top collegiate interior linemen on offense or defense.

Baylor prof’s book studies ‘Virtual Afterlives,’ from tattoo tributes to mobile memorials

You’ve seen the car decals, the t-shirts, perhaps even the tattoos honoring someone’s loved one. They’re all covered — along with the answer to “why?” — in Baylor professor Candi Cann’s new book, Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the 21st Century. Dr. Cann, an assistant professor in Baylor’s Honors College and the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core […]

Baylor campus going completely tobacco-free

One month from today — August 11, 2014 — Baylor University will become a tobacco-free, smoke-free campus, joining more than 600 other colleges and universities around the country. That means no smoking or use of any other tobacco products inside or outside of any Baylor-owned buildings, including those on campus, around Waco and in other […]

What does Baylor mean to you?

When people give to Baylor, they often include short notes explaining why they felt led to give. When you put the notes together, you start to get a sense of what this university means to the Baylor family — not just alumni, but parents, Waco residents, and other friends. Here’s just a sampling: “I know […]

Select program offers undergrads direct path to Baylor Law or College of Medicine

What could be better than a Baylor degree? Two Baylor degrees, that’s what. Baylor 2 Baylor provides students with that opportunity. Baylor 2 Baylor (or Baylor²) is a dual-admission program that allows a select group of incoming freshmen to follow their Baylor undergraduate experience with automatic admission into either Baylor Law School or Baylor College of Medicine. Comprised […]

Congratulations

Aimee Danley

Aimee Danley, biology, and spouse, Patrick, on the birth of their son, Walker Danley, June 12, 2014.

Brett Bufton

Brett Bufton, athletics, and spouse, Kristen, on the birth of their daughter, Finley Jo Bufton, June 2, 2014.

Daniel Hare

Daniel Hare, law school, and spouse, Adrienne, on the birth of their son, Griffin Patrick Hare, May 17, 2014.

Devan Jonklaas

Devan Jonklaas, chemistry and biochemistry, and spouse, Hannah, on the birth of their daughter, Amy Rose V. Jonklaas, May 30, 2014.

With Sympathy

BJ Tisdale-Hyatt

Sympathies to the family of staff member Bj Tisdale-Hyatt, Truett Seminary, on her death on June 29, 2014

Crystal Dyer

Sympathies to student Crystal Dyer on the death of her father, Charles Carroll, on May 23, 2014.

Diana Castillo

Sympathies to student Diana Castillo on the death of her father, Julio Castillo, on June 11, 2014.

J.R. (Jimmie) LeMaster

Sympathies to the family of retired faculty member J.R.(Jimmie) LeMaster on his death on June 29, 2014.

Dallas Morning News: Big 12 Columnist: McLane Stadium changes everything for Baylor football

July 10, 2014
Column by Shehan Jeyarajah of the “Dallas Morning News” focuses on Baylor’s McLane Stadium and the impact it will have on students, athletic recruitment and the community. The $266-million, 45,000 seat, on-campus stadium is situated prominently on I-35 and will provide easy access for players, students and spectators. McLane Stadium will feature free Wi-Fi access and 16 boat slips for “sailgating.” The stadium is scheduled to open for the Bears season opener on Aug. 31.

Dallas Morning News: Kathy Bates & Allison Tolman: SMU & Baylor alums face off for Emmy

July 10, 2014
Allison Tolman, BFA ‘04, was recently nominated for her first Emmy Award for her acclaimed performance in the FX TV show, "Fargo." She’s up for the award against Academy Award winning actress Kathy Bates, a 1969 graduate of SMU.

E-Commerce Times: Microwave Will Count the Calories in Food You Nuke

July 10, 2014
VIDEO INCLUDED: Researchers in Baylor’s electrical and computer engineering department in the School of Engineering and Computer Science have partnered with GE researchers to create a “microwave”-style device that can count the calories in food. A prototype has been constructed, and researchers are using it to count the calories in mixtures of oil, water and sugar. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers the School of Engineering and Computer Science.)

Men’s Hot Flashes: Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy May Ease the Discomfort that Guys Don’t Like to Talk About, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) — Men who experience hot flashes are unlikely to talk much about it, but they may find relief from their silent suffering if they are willing to try an unusual treatment, according to findings from a Baylor University case study.

President Starr Announces Executive Appointments

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) – Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today announced two appointments to the executive staff of the University. Tommye Lou Davis has been appointed Chief of Staff to the President. Ms. Davis also will retain her responsibilities as Vice President for Constituent Engagement. Juan Alejandro Jr., Ed.D., has been appointed Interim Vice President of Governance and Risk and Chief Compliance Officer. Both currently serve on the President’s Executive Council.

President Starr Announces Executive Appointments

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) – Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today announced two appointments to the executive staff of the University. Tommye Lou Davis has been appointed Chief of Staff to the President. Ms. Davis also will retain her responsibilities as Vice President for Constituent Engagement. Juan Alejandro Jr., Ed.D., has been appointed Interim Vice President of Governance and Risk and Chief Compliance Officer. Both currently serve on the President’s Executive Council.

Fashion Design Program Earns National Ranking

WACO, Texas (July 9, 2014) – Baylor University’s Apparel Design and Product Development program was recognized recently by Fashion Schools.org as among the top fashion design programs in the nation. The website ranked the program 35th out of 75 schools surveyed in the U.S., and sixth among Southwest schools.

Sep. 25 11:30am - 1:00pmFall Staff Forum