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. Soccer. Soccer Topples No. 23 BYU on the Road

Coming off a tough loss at Utah Valley on Friday night, Baylor soccer (3-1-0) answered with a strong effort in a 2-1 road win over No. 23 BYU (1-1-2) on Monday afternoon at South Field.

Football. Baylor, SMU Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes following Baylor's 45-0 win over SMU in McLane Stadium's inaugural game.

Football. Baylor, SMU Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 45-0 win over SMU in McLane Stadium's inaugural game.

Football. No. 10 Football Cruises to 45-0 Win Over SMU

Bryce Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping No. 10 Baylor open its riverfront campus stadium with a 45-0 victory over former Southwest Conference rival SMU on Sunday night.

McLane Stadium debuts in grand style

Baylor football cruised to a 45-0 win over SMU in Sunday night’s McLane Stadium opener — just the second shutout Mustangs coach June Jones has suffered in his 15+ years as a collegiate head coach. But that wasn’t even the best part of the night; the highlight, naturally, was the celebration surrounding the debut of the 10th-ranked Bears’ new home […]

Enjoy this, Baylor Nation — McLane Stadium is really here

We are blessed. For years, Baylor fans talked about the idea of bringing football back to campus from its home two miles away, but it was never more than a “maybe someday…” dream. But then, in less than three years, that idea jumped from dream to possibility to reality — one we will fully enjoy for the first time this […]

"Sailgaters" to begin new era for Baylor and the Brazos

Three years ago, we learned that McLane Stadium would be built on the banks of the Brazos River, and we wondered, “Could people really boat to the new stadium?” Now, of course, we know the answer. Come Sunday, the Brazos River will take on a decidedly green-and-gold tint as Baylor joins a small and notable […]

Things you should know before Sunday’s #McLaneKickoff

We like to think of Baylor Proud as “the Baylor family’s refrigerator door.” Toward that end, here are some things you need to know before Sunday’s big game: * Join us on social media for #McLaneKickoff. Baylor’s social media accounts will be out in full force to give fans who can’t make it to McLane Stadium a taste of the […]

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

Joe Bennett

Sympathies to student Joe Bennett on the death of his mother, Sharon V. Bennett, on August 27, 2014.

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.

Associated Press: Baylor football back on campus after 8 decades

Aug. 28, 2014
The Baylor Bears football team will play home games on campus for the first time since 1936, beginning with the season debut of McLane Stadium on Sunday. After 64 seasons at Floyd Casey Stadium, located about four miles from campus, fan anticipation for games at the new $266 million campus stadium is high. Baylor football coach Art Briles and student-athletes Levi Norwood, Bryce Petty and Troy Baker are quoted.

Inside Higher Ed: New Evidence of Mobile Phone Addiction in Students

Aug. 29, 2014
According to a new study by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, female college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones, and male students spend about eight hours on them. “As cellphone functions increase, addictions to this seemingly indispensable piece of technology become an increasingly realistic possibility,” Roberts said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

KWTX: Baylor School of Education Reaches Out to Area Schools

Aug. 28, 2014
VIDEO: Baylor’s School of Education celebrated its Midway ISD Professional Development School (PDS) campuses on Thursday by presenting specialty Baylor signage to its two new partner PDS campuses and to Midway High School, which has been a PDS for five years. The two new schools are Spring Valley Elementary and Midway Middle School. The Baylor School of Education has had a PDS partnership in the community for more than 20 years, but the special three-foot signs were developed last year. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the School of Education.)

KXXV-TV: Baylor University’s McLane Stadium Opens for Traditions Rally

Aug. 29, 2014
VIDEO: News summary about Thursday’s Traditions Rally, which drew thousands of spectators to tour Baylor’s new McLane Stadium. Brian Nicholson, vice president of facilities and operations at Baylor, is interviewed.

Statue of Robert Griffin III Unveiled at Baylor’s McLane Stadium

WACO, Texas (Aug. 31, 2014) – Baylor University today officially unveiled a bronze statue of Robert Griffin III, winner of the 2011 Heisman Trophy, during a ceremony prior to the football team’s inaugural game in McLane Stadium against SMU.

Baylor Closed Sept. 1 for Labor Day

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014) - In observance of Labor Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held on Monday, Sept. 1.

Baylor Psychology Professor Receives APA Mentoring Award

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014)--Wade C. Rowatt, Ph.D, professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded national mentoring award from the American Psychological Association. Rowatt was recognized for his contribution to the psychology of religion by mentoring individuals who have become active in the field.

Baylor Student Places At International Music Competition

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014) – Baylor University has its very own Piano Man. His name is Jie Fang Goh. He goes by “Jeff.”