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“Unintentional Intolerance” with Dr. Steve Robbins Canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the presentation by Dr. Steve Robbins scheduled for tomorrow morning in Roxy Grove Hall has been canceled. We hope to reschedule the presentation for the fall semester and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Register for "Lift Up Your Hearts" prayer and worship service

Register today for "Lift Up Your Hearts," and join the Baylor community in bringing the spring semester to a close with prayer, worship, and fellowship at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 4 in the Truett Seminary Chapel.

Staff: Now in BaylorCompass...

Annual Staff Performance Appraisal & Planning Process

M. Golf. Men's Golf in Seventh at Big 12 Championship

The 17th-ranked Baylor men's golf team shot 37-over-par 597 in Monday's first two rounds at the Big 12 Championship, putting BU in seventh place with 36 holes remaining at Southern Hills Country Club.

W. Golf. Women's Golf Earns No. 6 Seed at San Antonio Regional

The Big 12 champion Baylor women's golf team was awarded the No. 6 seed in the NCAA San Antonio Regional during the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship selection show on Monday.

Baseball. Baseball Begins Four-Game Road Trip at UTSA

Baylor (17-26) begins a four-game road trip with a 6 p.m. CT game at UTSA (26-18) Tuesday evening.

M. Tennis. Tennis Hosts NCAA Selection Show Watch Party

Baylor's tennis teams will gather Tuesday afternoon to watch the 2015 NCAA Championship Selection Show at 4 p.m. CT. The watch party, which will be in the Stone Room at the Ferrell Center, is free and open to the public.

Weekend brings Baylor a national title and 2 more Big 12 trophies

In less than 24 hours, Baylor student-athletes claimed a national championship and two more Big 12 trophies — adding to an already record-setting year. It started Saturday, as Coach Mulkey’s Baylor squad beat Oregon for the national title. No, not women’s basketball; acrobatics and tumbling, led by head coach Felecia Mulkey. In her first season at the helm […]

Who is Baylor’s Fringe Monster?

You’ve seen it at Baylor games. The huge, fluffy, flailing mass of green and gold fringe, surrounded by crowds of gawkers and selfie-takers. It takes charge of dance parties, draws the attention of fans and camera crews, and occasionally (and unintentionally) frightens children. It’s the Fringe Monster. So who is this diehard Baylor fan? Turns out, it’s […]

Alum named Collins Outstanding Professor — again

Each spring, Baylor honors three professors with major awards based on slightly different criteria. The first to be announced is the Collins Outstanding Professor Award, voted on each year by the outgoing senior class. Past Collins Professors include Dr. Randall O’Brien (1996), Dr. Tom Hanks (1998), Rachel Moore (1999) and Dr. Robert Packard (2002). This year’s […]

How Baylor is stewarding the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. In 2009, Baylor became the first university in Texas to earn LEED certification for […]

Congratulations

Alan Raines

Congratulations to faculty member Alan Raines, school of music, and spouse, Frances, on the birth of their son, Ford Balkcom Raines, February 4, 2015.

Amanda Anderson

Congratulations to staff member Amanda Anderson, constituent engagement, and spouse, Thomas, on the birth of their son, Tripp Anderson, July 2, 2014

Amine Qourzal

Congratulations to staff member Amine Qourzal, student financial aid, and spouse, Lisa, on the birth of their son, Aaron Marshall Qourzal, on February 10, 2015.

Benjamin Johansen

Congratulations to staff member Benjamin Johansen, university libraries, and spouse, Heather, on the birth of their son, Shepherd Hayes Johansen, February 25, 2015.

With Sympathy

Joyce Nuner

Sympathies to faculty member Joyce Nuner, family and consumer sciences department, on the death of her brother, Mr. Brandon Emmons,on April 19, 2015.

Mark Anderson

Sympathies to faculty member Mark Anderson, art department, on the death of his mother, Mrs. Noni Anderson, on April 11, 2015.

Tyler Couch

Sympathies to Baylor student Tyler Couch on the death of his father, Mr. Steve Couch, on April 8, 015.

Katelyn Voigt

Sympathies to Baylor student Katelyn Voigt on the death of her father, Mr. Thomas Voigt, on April 3, 2015.

Baptist News Global: Baylor renames School of Social Work for Dean Diana Garland

April 27, 2015
Baylor University’s Board of Regents voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty. The official announcement was made Friday evening, April 24, during the School of Social Work’s annual Family Dinner. “All this School has accomplished has been because God has bound us together, magnifying our strengths and shining through our weaknesses,” Garland said. “We have achieved far more than any group of people could have humanly done alone, and most certainly not due to any one person’s leadership.” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, placed this story.)

Bloomberg Business: ORIX USA Appoints New CFO

April 16, 2015
Former ORIX USA Chief Accounting Officer Paul Wilson, B.B.A. ’91, M.B.A. ’94, M.T.A. ’94, was promoted to chief financial officer. As CFO, Wilson will be in charge of overseeing all of the company's financial disciplines, including financial controls, treasury, tax, financial planning and financial reporting to the parent company, ORIX Corporation. Before joining ORIX USA, Wilson spent 11 years with Big Four public accounting.

Books and Culture: A Christian Review: Coleridge and the Maker

April 26, 2015
Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the Honors Program at Baylor, writes about English poet/literary critic/philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Biographia Literaria.”

KCEN-TV 10 p.m. (Waco, Temple, Killeen, NBC): Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

April 25, 2015
VIDEO: Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty. The official naming announcement was made Friday evening during the School of Social Work’s annual Family Dinner, before Social Work students, alumni, faculty, staff and special guests who were gathered to celebrate the School’s 10-year anniversary and honor Garland’s service. Garland was interviewed for the piece. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched and placed this story.)

Baylor Film and Digital Media Premiers 2015 Black Glasses Film Festival at Hippodrome

WACO, Texas (April 27, 2015) – Baylor has its very own collegiate film festival, and it’s so cool it has to wear shades.

TREP EXPO in Addison Gathers Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders to Strengthen Startup Community

WACO, Texas (April 27, 2015) — Baylor University’s entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business is partnering with the town of Addison’s Economic Development department and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) to offer entrepreneurs an opportunity for candid chats, networking time with successful serial entrepreneurs and funding strategists, and information sessions that address issues crucial to accelerating company growth.

Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.

Baylor’s Model Organization of American States Attends Model in Washington, D.C.

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Ten members of Baylor’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to participate in the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS) hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas.