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.

W. Tennis. No. 15 WT Hits the Road

The No. 15 Baylor women’s tennis team (13-5) prepares for consecutive road dual matches against Big 12 foes Iowa State (15-4) on Friday, March 31 and West Virginia (4-9) on Sunday, April 2. The matches will take place at 3 p.m. (CT) and 9 a.m., respectively.

W. Golf. Women’s Golf Heads to Bryan National Collegiate

Baylor women’s golf heads to Browns Summit, N.C., to play in the 20th annual Bryan National Collegiate. The tournament runs Friday through Sunday at the par-72, 6,386-yard Bryan Park Champions Course.

Track. Multi-Event Athletes Start Texas Relays Run

Baylor's track and field team had five multi-event athletes begin competition at the 90th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, presented by Spectrum Wednesday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Softball. No. 13 SB Takes Win over Abilene Christian

WACO, Texas – No. 13/14 Baylor softball (29-6) improved to 9-0 in midweek games, downing Abilene Christian (18-14) with a 6-0 shutout on Wednesday evening at Getterman Stadium.

Baylor SOE partnership with Midway ISD receives national award

Eight years ago, Midway High School became a Baylor Professional Development School (PDS) campus. For Baylor School of Education (SOE) undergraduate students, that meant that instead of sitting in a classroom staring at PowerPoint slides, they could get real classroom experience with mentor teachers. For Midway, it meant exposure to emerging best teaching practices (like researching […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I knew this is what I was truly called to do…”

“When I came here for orientation, I was a clinical psychology major. My intent was to come in and help people. Very cliché. I’m very independent, I told my mom to stay home during orientation. I told her, “You won’t be in college with me. I’m going to do this on my own.” It backfired, […]

Equestrian claims Baylor’s third Big 12 title of 2017

While many eyes were on March Madness basketball last weekend, the Baylor equestrian team was busy winning the university’s third Big 12 title of 2017. Head coach Ellen White’s squad hosted this year’s Big 12 Championship at the Willis Family Equestrian Center, and the Bears kept the trophy right here in Waco by winning their third conference […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “It’s exciting, kind of not knowing what’s coming next…”

[As a senior, are you scared or excited?] “A little bit of both. Ask me in about a month, and hopefully it will be a little more excited than scared. Once more of the (hopefully) acceptances — maybe rejections — kind of start rolling back in, so it’s a little bit less of this limbo […]

Congratulations

Shawn Bell

Congratulations to staff member Shawn Bell, athletics, and spouse Hali, on the birth of their daughter, Saydi Lindsay Faye Bell, on February 21, 2017.

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.

With Sympathy

Cody Hall

Sympathies to Cody Hall, Assistant Athletic Director of Business Operations in the Athletic Department, on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Donna Kay Hall, on March 20, 2017.

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.

Baylor Lariat: Recent study shows fear of technology can lead to job insecurity

March 28, 2017
People who fear robots, artificial intelligence and new technology are more likely to fear job loss due to automation, according to a study by Baylor sociologist Paul McClure. The “technophobes” also are more likely to suffer anxiety-related mental health issues and worry about not having enough money in the future.

CNSNews.com: Hope for the Homeless: Keep Christians in the Public Square

March 28, 2017
Essay by author and radio host Eric Metaxas, who writes about the importance of keeping Christians in the public square, focusing on recent research by Byron R. Johnson, Ph.D., co-director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, and William Wubbenhorst, a non-resident ISR fellow, about the quantity and quality of the work that faith-based organizations do for the homeless day in and day out. Their research found that FBOs are “at the forefront of innovation” in helping to transform homeless people and their families through a variety of education, healthcare, job training and addiction recovery services.

East Oregonian: Earwax tells whale of a tale: Pendleton grad seeks insight into whales’ environment

March 28, 2017
This article features Stephen Trumble, Ph.D., associate professor of biology, and Sascha Usenko, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental science, whose whale earwax research and artifacts are currently exhibited at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Trumble and Usenko’s research was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal in 2013 and was featured in more than 100 news articles.

Baptist World Alliance Leader Will Present the 2017 Willson-Addis Lecture

WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – Neville Callam, Ph.D., general secretary and chief executive officer of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), will present this year’s Willson-Addis Lecture at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 28.

On National Medal of Honor Day (March 25), Baylor Remembers WWII Heroes Kane and Lummus

WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – Baylor University can count among its thousands of alumni many who could be regarded as heroes – from missionaries, teachers, doctors and nurses to members of the U.S. Armed Forces who served faithfully and heroically in defense of freedom. On March 25, America commemorates the 3,498 individuals who were bestowed the Medal of Honor – the nation’s highest award for valor in action against an enemy force – on National Medal of Honor Day.

This Week at Baylor – March 26-April 1

WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – This week, Baylor University is hosting several notable speakers, concerts and events including Browning Day at the Armstrong Browning Library, Movies with MA featuring “The Shack” and BURST URSA Scholars Week.

Baylor Mock Trial Places Second in Regional Tournament, Continues to Nationals

WACO, Texas (March 23, 2017) – The Baylor undergraduate mock trial team is headed to nationals after placing second in the Opening Round Championship Series for the American Mock Trial Association, held in Memphis, Tennessee from March 17-19.

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…