Northbound I-35 lane closures in Waco start Tuesday night

All Interstate 35 northbound lanes in Waco will be closed overnight from 7 PM Tuesday to 7 AM Wednesday as crews shift the work zone for bridge repairs to the outside two lanes.

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Adjunct Teaching Workshop Registration Open

The Academy for Teaching & Learning announces the 5th annual Adjunct Teaching Workshop, open to all part-time and full time temporary lecturers, graduate teachers of record and other interested colleagues.

The Rx for Research: Baylor Engineering & Computer Science is impacting the medical industry

ECS faculty members are blazing trails in collaborative research with meaningful real-world applications in the healthcare and medical fields - and beyond.

W. Volleyball. Baylor Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

Baylor volleyball was one of 132 NCAA Division I recipients of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, announced by the organization on Monday.

Track. London Produces Gold At World U20 Championships

Baylor track and field’s Wil London won a gold medal by running the anchor leg for Team USA’s 4x400-meter relay at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Zawisza Stadium Sunday.

Track. Bennett Wins Gold At World U20 Championships

Baylor track and field’s Taylor Bennett earned a gold medal by running the second leg for Team USA’s 4x100-meter relay at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Zawisza Stadium Saturday.

Track. London Claims 400-Meter Silver At World U20 Championships

Baylor track and field’s Wil London won the 400-meter silver medal at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Zawisza Stadium Friday.

Baylor prof, students help discover ancient Biblical mosaics in Israel

For 1,500 years, elaborate mosaics depicting Bible stories like Noah’s Ark and the parting of the Red Sea were buried in the ruins of an ancient synagogue in Israel. But this summer, a team that included two Baylor students and Dr. Nathan Elkins, a Baylor art history professor and coin specialist, uncovered this stunning artwork while […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “Baylor’s always been a dream school for me.”

“I’m from Frisco, Texas. Baylor’s always been a dream school for me. I’ve grown up knowing I wanted to go into the medical field, and I know Baylor is like the perfect place. I want to work in a Baylor hospital. “I’m currently a CNA [certified nursing assistant] through a high school program, so I’ve […]

Baylor ‘dorm mom’ celebrates 90th birthday with former Collins residents

Doris Gage, BM ’47, had never lived in a Baylor dorm. Because of it, she always felt like she had missed out on the full Baylor experience. She never had the frustration of learning to live with a roommate, or the joy of suddenly realizing she’s become your best friend. But in 1979 — more […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “Doing my last thing with VirtuOSO”

“I’m a senior now… I’ll be doing my last thing with VirtuOSO, which is the a cappella group on campus, when we go to Taiwan in about a month.” What’s your favorite memory from VirtuOSO? “My first year in the group, making it to ICCA Finals in New York… Getting to perform at the Beacon […]


D. Stanton Greer

Congratulations to Stanton Greer, mechanical engineering, and his wife Kristen, on the birth of their son Elijah David Greer on July 2, 2016.

Danielle Fearon

Congratulations to staff member Danielle Fearon, Institutional Research & Testing, and spouse Toure Drake, on the birth of their daughter Chelsea Tori Drake on June 28, 2016.

Anis Qourzal

Congratulations to staff member Anis Qourzal, undergraduate admissions, and spouse Jessica on the birth of their daughter Lucia Rose Qourzal on June 27, 2016.

JT Lloyd

Congratulations to staff member JT Lloyd, cashier's office, and spouse Sarah on the birth of their son, Joshua Riley Lloyd on June 13, 2016.

With Sympathy

Katie Dornstadter

Sympathies to Baylor student Katie Dornstadter on the death of her father, Dr. Guy Gross, on July 16, 2016.

Amy Hammerton

Sympathies to incoming Baylor student Amy Hammerton on the death of her mother, Mrs. Cynthia Hammerton on July 4, 2016.

Charles Beckenhauer

Sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of staff member Charles (Charlie) Beckenhauer, Office of General Counsel, on his death on July 5, 2016.

Jimmy Schmoke

Sympathies to the family and colleagues of staff member James (Jimmy) Schmoke, CASPER Center, on his death on June 29, 2016.

Baptist Standard: Baylor regents approve joint degree from Truett Seminary and School of Education

July 25, 2016
Report of actions taken by Baylor’s Board of Regents following their meeting, including approving a new joint master’s degree program between George W. Truett Theological Seminary and Baylor’s School of Education, hearing updates on diversity and collaboration and setting tuition and fees for 2017-2018.

KWKT-TV (Waco/FOX): Baylor links religion and education programs

July 22, 2016
Following Friday’s meeting, Baylor’s Board of Regents approved a new joint master of divinity and master of science in education/master of arts joint degree program that links Baylor's premier schools, George W. Truett Theological Seminary and the School of Education.

Netscape “What’s News”: Do THIS at Work. Reboot Your Energy

July 25, 2016
Article about a recent study by Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business that found that taking brief, frequent breaks at work is a good thing, providing improved energy and well-being. Unlike cellphones that run optimally until their batteries die, people "have to charge more frequently before we deplete all the way," said lead study author Emily Hunter, Ph.D., associate professor of management, who co-authored the study in the Journal of Applied Psychology with Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professor of management.

New Orleans Times-Picayune: Shaw graduate Devanté Williams-Tross earns Eagle Scout award

July 22, 2016
Article about a New Orleans Eagle Scout mentions research by Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion in 2012 about the impact Eagle Scouts have on society - from establishing greater relationships with family, friends, and community; exhibiting a higher sense of responsibility in helping others; setting and achieving goals; possessing high standards and a greater appreciation and concern for nature/environment, and demonstrating a greater respect for religion and diversity.

Baylor University Named a ‘2016 Great College to Work For’ by The Chronicle of Higher Education

WACO, Texas (July 25, 2016) – For the sixth consecutive year, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a “2016 Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.

Baylor Alumnus Honored for Achievements in Church Music

WACO, Texas (July 22, 2016) — Nick Strimple, D.M.A., B.M. (composition) ’69, was awarded the Baylor University Center for Christian Music Studies Award for Exemplary Leadership in Christian Music at Baylor’s annual Alleluia Conference.

More than 200 Teachers to Attend Summer Literacy Institute

WACO, Texas (July 22, 2016) – Baylor School of Education will host a three-day Summer Literacy Institute at the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation on July 25-27. The professional development conference will feature internationally known literacy experts Kylene Beers, currently an advisor at Columbia University and previously senior reading researcher at the Comer School Development Program at Yale University, along with Penny Kittle and Linda Rief — both teachers, authors and instructors at the University of New Hampshire Summer Literacy Institute.

Live Social Media Can Be a Positive - or a Peril - When It Comes to Sharing Tragedies and Hot-button Issues, Baylor Expert Says

WACO, Texas (July 20, 2016) - Live Facebook video of the sniper shootings of Dallas police officers, as well as a woman’s video capturing the fatal shooting of her boyfriend during a stop by police, also are being streamed by media such as The Washington Post.

Aug. 11 6:00-9:00pmSoccer vs. Houston Dash
Aug. 13 7:00-10:00pmSoccer vs. Houston Baptist
Aug. 19 3:00-6:00pmSoccer at Detroit Mercy
Aug. 21 1:00-4:00pmSoccer at Michigan State
Aug. 26 6:00-8:00pmVolleyball at UTRGV
Aug. 26 7:00-10:00pmSoccer vs. Purdue
Aug. 27 11:00am - 1:00pmVolleyball at Prairie View A&M