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Welcome Week Faculty Dinner

Each year as part of Welcome Week, new Baylor students are invited into the homes of faculty and staff for dinner and games as part of their introduction into the Baylor family. Straight from their cameras, here's a look at what that experience is like:

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Financial Peace University Classes offered to Faculty & Staff

This Fall, Baylor University Human Resources is hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) coordinated by Brian Davis and Brian Remson.

McLane Stadium Kickoff Weekend

Anticipation is building as Baylor University is less than two weeks away from celebrating the opening of the University’s spectacular new on-campus McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River. After an exciting series of pre-game events and ceremonies beginning Thursday, Aug. 28, Coach Art Briles and defending Big 12 Champion Baylor will play the SMU Mustangs in the Bears’ inaugural game in McLane Stadium. Kickoff is at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31.

Evacuation systems test Friday

The monthly test of the outdoor mass notification and indoor voice evacuation systems will occur this Friday, July 11th between 1:00 and 1:15 PM; please note the time change for this month only. There will be several activations of the systems during this 15 minute period, each activation approximately 30 seconds long.

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.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Announces Season, Single-Game Ticket Sales

Starting Friday, Baylor fans can purchase single-game or season tickets to catch the Bears in action this season.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Announces 2014-15 Schedule

Baylor women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the release of his team's 2014-15 schedule on Friday, which is highlighted by hosting duties for the 2015 Big 12 and NCAA Championships.

W. Soccer. Soccer Ready for Opening Weekend vs. Rice, Houston Baptist

Baylor soccer begins its 2014 season this weekend with a pair of home matches at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field. On Friday at 7 p.m. CT, the Bears will face Rice before hosting Houston Baptist on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Football. Four Football Players Make Senior Bowl Watch List

Baylor football seniors Antwan Goodley, Bryce Hager, Levi Norwood and Bryce Petty were four of 36 Big 12 athletes placed on the 2015 Reese's Senior Bowl watch list, which was announced recently.

Know where you’ll park before heading to McLane Stadium

If there’s one message to be conveyed ahead of time to fans attending next week’s McLane Stadium opener, it’s this: Know where you’re going to park (and how you’ll get there) before you leave your house. Like most major college football stadiums, McLane Stadium is not surrounded by acres and acres of parking. Fans will […]

No. 10 Baylor football opens 2014 with highest preseason ranking since 1957

History will be made in more ways than one next week as Baylor football opens McLane Stadium. The stadium’s debut — returning football to campus after nearly 80 years — is historic enough. But don’t forget that the young men on the field are, for the first time in program history, defending a Big 12 […]

Move2BU ready to welcome Baylor’s Class of 2018

The largest class in Baylor history will move into residence halls today and tomorrow — but the students (and their families) won’t have to do it alone. Hundreds of Baylor upperclassmen, professors and staff members will be out in the heat both days, swarming on car after car as families pull up in front of the […]

McLane Stadium first to offer collegiate replays on fans’ mobile devices

USA TODAY put it best: “Baylor fans who attend games at the school’s new $260 million McLane Stadium will get to experience something no other collegiate fan base has experienced before.” With the new Baylor In-Game App (pictured above) and special high-density Wi-Fi throughout McLane Stadium, Baylor is transforming the gameday experience for Bear fans and providing […]

Congratulations

Andrew Althoff

Andrew Althoff, Athletic Performance, and spouse, Christina, on the birth of their twins, Joel Andrew Althoff & Eli Simpao Althoff, June 26, 2014.

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis, Baylor Event Services, and spouse, Kristen, on the birth of their twins, Charles Martin Davis & Harrison Bradley Davis, August 07, 2014.

Joseph Stubenrauch

Joseph Stubenrauch, History , and spouse, Rene, on the birth of their daughter, Penelope Wren Stubenrauch, July 25, 2014.

Katelyn Hiatt

Katelyn Hiatt, Campus Living and Learning, and spouse, Daniel, on the birth of their son, Dirk L. Hiatt, July 10, 2014.

With Sympathy

Dennis Havranek

Sympathies to Dennis Havranek, Institutional Events, on the death of his father-in-law, Mr. Joseph Aguillar on August 19, 2014.

Polly Flippin

Sympathies to Polly Flippin, Spiritual life, on the death of her father-in-law, James G. Flippin, Sr. on August 8, 2014.

Roseanne Fuller, Hatt Fadal

Sympathies to Roseanne Fuller, Academic Services in the College of Arts & Sciences and Hatt Fadal, HSB Undergraduate Programs on the death of of their father and father-in-law (respectively), Walter Fadal, on August 8, 2014.

Tommye Lou Davis

Sympathies to Tommye Lou Davis, Vice President for Constituent Engagement, on the death of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Rosalie Davis on August 6, 2014.

Baptist Standard: Expert offers tips to develop meaningful church-school relationships

Aug. 22, 2014
Diana Garland, Ph.D., dean of Baylor University’s School of Social Work and co-senior editor of the "Journal of Family and Community Ministries," provides three tips to churches and congregations that seek to engage with local schools and begin church-school ministries. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers the School of Social Work and placed this story.)

KCEN-TV: 'The Voice of Baylor': A Tour of the Carillon Bells with the Woman Who Plays Them

Aug. 20, 2014
A feature story about the McLane Carillon and the musician who plays the instrument, University Carillonneur Lynnette Geary, who has been in her current role since 2006. The 48-bell carillon was installed in Pat Neff Hall in the late 1980s, the result of a generous gift from the family of Baylor alumnus and Regent Emeritus Drayton McLane, B.B.A. '58. "To me, the Carillon is the voice of Baylor," Geary says in the story, adding, “You know, in good or bad, the bells kind of bring people together.”

KCEN-TV: Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr Participates in Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug. 21, 2014
VIDEO: Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday. He is featured and interviewed in this story about the popularity and success of the social media campaign to raise funds for continued research of ALS, which is also called “Lou Gehrig’s Disease.” Also featured in the story are Art Briles, Bears Football head coach, and Jeff Brown, director of social media communications at Baylor.

KCEN-TV: Baylor Welcomes Record-Breaking Freshman Class of 3,600

Aug. 21, 2014
VIDEO: Baylor University welcomed a record-breaking 3,600 freshmen to campus this week. Among the crowd of faculty, staff and upperclassmen to welcome the new students and their families to campus on Thursday was Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, who is featured in this story.

Expert: Three Tips to Develop Meaningful Church-School Relationships, Ministries

WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2014) – It’s less about money and more about mentoring. With students and teachers back in the classroom, it’s the time of year when many churches and congregations engage with local schools.

Parking Lot Closures & Traffic Pattern Changes for 2014 Move-In Days

In preparation for Move-In days on Wednesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 21, Baylor University will CLOSE some campus parking lots and interior streets beginning Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m., and will change traffic patterns during the morning Wednesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 21. All affected lots and streets are listed below.

Baylor University's McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience

WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — Baylor University, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and YinzCam today announced that the University's new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before.

Baylor University’s McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience

WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — Baylor University, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and YinzCam today announced that the University’s new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before.

Aug. 22 10:00-11:00amAcademic Convocation for New Students
Aug. 21-24Welcome Week
Aug. 25First day - fall classes
Aug. 28 3:30-5:00pmFall Faculty Meeting
Aug. 28 4:30-10:00pmTraditions Rally
Aug. 30 3:00-5:30pmMcArdle Roundtable Discussion and Reception
Aug. 31 6:30-9:30pmFootball vs. SMU