Easter Egg Hunt set for April 6

The ladies of Kappa Kappa Gamma invite you, your children and grandchildren to their annual Easter Egg Hunt at 4:30 p.m. April 6.

Baylor Bookstore Hosts Dr. Seuss Celebration on Monday, March 13

Baylor Bookstore is celebrating National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day with a Dr. Seuss-themed event on Monday, March 13, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Baylor Bookstore Hosts Dr. Seuss Celebration on Monday, March 13

Baylor Bookstore is celebrating National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day with a Dr. Seuss-themed event on Monday, March 13, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Invitation to share your campus perspectives

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. until noon, OCR representatives will be on campus on the second floor of the Student Union Building to host open office hours. During this time, students, faculty and staff may stop by and visit with OCR representatives one-on-one.

Baseball. No. 14/22 Baseball Defeats Dallas Baptist 8-6

No. 14/22 Baylor baseball posted an 8-6 win over Dallas Baptist on Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (17-4) used great defense and good hitting to take down the Patriots (13-7) on a second straight Tuesday.

Softball. No. 14 SB Knocks off Sam Houston State, 4-1

No. 14/14 Baylor softball (26-5) was lifted by solid pitching and timely hitting, taking a 4-1 win over Sam Houston State (12-15) on Tuesday evening at Getterman Stadium.

M. Basketball. No. 3 Seed MBB Faces South Carolina in Sweet 16

Baylor faces South Carolina in the 2017 NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinals Friday on TBS.

M. Tennis. Benitez Named Big 12 Player of the Week

Baylor men's tennis sophomore Juan Benitez was named the Big 12 Player of the Week Tuesday, after going 3-0 in singles play against top-50 ranked players, and winning two out of his three doubles matches alongside Will Little, at the BNP Paribas Collegiate Challenge Presented by Oracle this past weekend in Indian Wells, Calif.

#BearsOfBaylor — “I’m having a good year. Got into grad school, won two competitions…”

“Baylor was the one place I auditioned [as a vocal performance (opera) major]. I like it here. … I’m having a good year. Got into grad school, won two competitions — I get to go to Carnegie Hall and sing in May, and I’m going to go to Germany to sing some opera. So, it’s been […]

Lady Bears on to Sweet 16 for 9th straight year

For the 9th straight season (and the 12th time in 14 years), the Baylor Lady Bears are headed to the Sweet 16! Playing their final games in the Ferrell Center, seniors Nina Davis, Alexis Prince, Alexis Jones and Khadijah Cave pitched in 28 points and 16 rebounds Saturday night as the No. 1-seeded Lady Bears blew […]

Baylor students to compete in ESPN’s new show ‘Bracket Genius’

This week, Baylor students are matched up against other NCAA schools in a competition of skill, expertise and dexterity. If March Madness is what comes to your mind, you’re halfway there. Along with the Sweet 16 teams competing in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament this week, three undergraduate students from each team’s school will face […]

Men’s hoops heads to Sweet 16 for 4th time in last 8 years

For the fourth time since 2010, the Baylor men’s basketball team is headed to the Sweet 16! After beating New Mexico State on Friday and Southern Cal on Sunday, the Bears are the last team from Texas still standing in the tournament. No. 3 seed Baylor is also the highest remaining seed in the East Region, […]

Congratulations

Yang Li

Congratulations to faculty member Yang Li, engineering and computer science, and spouse Dandan, on the birth of their daughter Anna on March 3,2017.

Renee Hanna

Congratulations to staff member Renee Hanna, office of investments, and spouse Si, on the birth of their daughter Lainey R. Hanna on February 14, 2017.

Richard Jordan

Congratulations to faculty member Richard Jordan, political science, and spouse Dana, on the birth of their daughter Ellavere Jordan on February 6, 2017.

Jamie Justice

Congratulations to staff member Jamie Justice, sponsored programs, and husband James on the birth of their son, James Clayton Justice, on December 16, 2016.

With Sympathy

Krista Howell

Sympathies to Krista Howell, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs in the Hankamer School of Business, on the passing of her mother, Mrs. Anita Allen, on March 19, 2017.

Sharon Carpenter

Sympathies to Sharon Carpenter, Lead Telephone Operator in the ITS – Telephone Services Department, on the passing of her mother, Ms. Sally Brister, on March 18, 2017.

Ellen White

Sympathies to Ellen White, Head Equestrian Coach in the Athletic Department, on the passing of her father, Mr. Charles McGregor, on March 11, 2017.

Stacie Petter

Sympathies to Dr. Stacie Petter, Associate Professor in the Hankamer School of Business, on the passing of her father, Mr. Gary Clark, on March 6, 2017.

Allegheny College: The path to college: First-generation students tell their stories

March 20, 2017
Annie Ginty, a 2009 Allegheny graduate and now assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is among first-generation Allegheny College students, alumni, faculty members and administrators who are featured in this article about blazing their own trail, the resources they discovered and the lessons they learned along the way. Ginty’s parents “were immigrants who wanted better opportunities for their children than they had. They wanted us to take advantage of the opportunities we had.” It wasn’t until graduation day that she realized the weight of the moment – for her and her parents. “It was just such a happy day,” she said. “You could tell they were incredibly proud.”

KCEN-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/NBC): Walmart Foundation gives Baylor $3 million to fight hunger

March 20, 2017
Baylor's Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) has received a $3 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to fight hunger statewide, advocate for better children's nutrition and conduct research exploring solutions to hunger issues. "The new funding will allow THI to go deeper in its current efforts as well as expand on projects working to find long-term, community-driven solutions to hunger and poverty," said THI senior director Jeremy Everett.

KWKT-TV (Waco/FOX): TSTC and Baylor celebrate the 25th aviation partnership anniversary

March 17, 2017
TSTC and Baylor University reached a milestone on March 25, the 25th anniversary of their aviation partnership. Students pursuing an aviation degree at Baylor have the option of taking courses that focus on navigation and aero-dynamics at TSTC for two years, and graduates are often hired as instructors on the TSTC flight line.

Lovin Dublin: A Study Has Revealed The Best Part Of Your Workday To Take A Break

March 21, 2017
This article centers on research by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., and Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professors of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Their research, which has been cited in hundreds of news stories nationally, identified key characteristics of “better” workday breaks. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Media Communications, pitched the research nationally in 2015. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Baylor Recreation Expert Shares Four Tips To Help You Enjoy The Outdoors This Spring And Summer

WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) – As the nation inches into springtime and people begin to plan their summer vacations, a Baylor University recreation expert encourages trip planners to make time for outdoor adventures.

Baylor Students Compete in ESPN’s New Quiz Show ‘Bracket Genius’

WACO, Texas (March 21, 2017) – As Baylor basketball fans cheered both the Bears and Lady Bears into the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Basketball Championships, another Baylor team will represent the University on the classroom side of the tournament.

People Afraid of Robots Are Much More Likely to Fear Losing Their Jobs and Suffer Anxiety, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) — “Technophobes” — people who fear robots, artificial intelligence and new technology that they don’t understand — are much more likely to be afraid of losing their jobs due to technology and to suffer anxiety-related mental health issues, a Baylor University researcher says.

Writer-Director Whit Stillman Will Present 2017 Albaugh Lecture

WACO, Texas (March 21, 2017) – Whit Stillman, a writer-director best known for his 1990 movie “Metropolitan,” will present the 2017 Roy B. Albaugh Lecture on March 23 and 24 at Baylor University.

Acts of Love

Truett graduate Jeremy Courtney (MDiv ’04) was recently named Baylor University’s Young Alumnus of the year. Courtney cofounded Preemptive Love Coalition, a global coalition of peacemakers changing the way we engage the world’s most polarizing conflicts by confronting fear with acts of love.

Baylor and Xavier University of Louisiana

Baylor signed its first ever exchange program with an HBCU on Thursday, October 20th.

Engineers in the Field

Supported by a Missions Research grant from Baylor Missions, students and faculty from the organization Engineers with a Mission travelled to Laredo, Texas in July 2016 to drill a water well. Despite being only 15 miles outside of Laredo, the people that live in the Las Lomas colonia do not have running water in their homes.…

Remembering our Hope

In the midst of the challenges we are facing at Baylor, it is important for us to remember “the hope to which we have been called” (Eph. 1:18).  In a reflection this past summer for Baylor Magazine (www.baylor.edu/alumni/magazine/1403/index.php?id=934251), I note that the virtue of hope enables us to face the brokenness of our lives and…

Mar. 29 2:00-3:00pmSpring Staff Forum