Annual Health & Wellness Fair

Mark your calendars for the faculty and staff annual Health & Wellness Fair, to be held October 15th from 8:30 am - 1 pm in Cashion 510.

BU vs OSU: Live Active Challenge

Join your Baylor colleages and participate in the Live Active Challenge! Beat the Cowboys!

Fall Professional Development Available

Baylor University is one of The Chronicle's Great Colleges to Work For, thanks to all of our employees, and one of the reasons is that we learn with each other through professional development offerings. Take advantage of these opportunities and check out the courses for the fall semester!

Emergency Notification Test Friday, 9/5/2014

Baylor University will conduct the monthly test of its outdoor mass notification and indoor voice evacuation systems, as well as all Baylor Alert emergency notification systems, including voicemail, email, text and @BaylorAlert Twitter, between 2:45 and 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5. All contacts will receive the test email and text messages, but only a select group of contacts will receive the test voicemail message.

M. Tennis. Lenz Qualifies For Napa Valley Challenger Main Draw

With his third victory in three days, Baylor men's tennis junior Julian Lenz earned a spot in the singles main draw at the Napa Valley 50k Challenger on Monday.

W. Tennis. Burgic Tallies Upset Victory at Red Rock Open

Baylor women's tennis senior Ema Burgic came from behind to take a 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over American Hayley Carter in the second round of qualifying singles at the Red Rock Open on Monday.

Football. No. 7 Football Opens Big 12 Play at Iowa State

No. 7 Baylor football opens Big 12 play by traveling to Ames, Iowa, to face Iowa State at 7:20 p.m. CT on Saturday, Sept. 27. The game will be broadcast on FOX.

Football. Meet the Press: Football Weekly Presser vs. Iowa State

Baylor football head coach Art Briles met with the media Monday afternoon to discuss the Bears' Saturday night game at Iowa State.

Baylor named among nation’s top 20 business schools for networking

There’s a reason our alumni are known as “Baylor Nation.” The Baylor family stretches worldwide; there’s no doubt that, even after leaving campus, you’ll continue to run into Bears flinging their green and gold afar. And when that run-in happens at a networking event or job interview, you can always expect a Baylor Bear to be helpful. […]

Family Weekend 2014 blends old and new traditions

The Baylor family was especially large this weekend, as thousands of parents, siblings and relatives experienced campus life firsthand at Family Weekend 2014. Since the first gathering more than 50 years ago, Family Weekend (which has been known as Parents Weekend and other names previously) has allowed Baylor families to put faces to the names […]

Baylor study brings national attention to potential for cell phone addiction

No matter where you go, you’re likely to find someone engrossed in his or her cellphone while going about the day’s business (and quite a few of us are guilty of that ourselves). The omnipresence of the cellphone is particularly acute among college students, no doubt prompting a few parents to exclaim to their children, […]

Freshman WR quickly recognized among nation’s best

To say nobody saw KD Cannon coming wouldn’t be accurate. After all, the freshman receiver was one of the top 50 recruits in the country last year, when he chose Baylor over schools like Texas A&M and Oklahoma. But this — well, this is almost too good to be true. With Baylor’s non-conference schedule complete, […]


Blake H. Thomas

Congratulations to Blake H. Thomas, academic affairs/research, and spouse, Alexis, on the birth of their son, Charles Clay Thomas, August 8, 2014.

Rachel Erwin

Rachel Erwin, constituent engagement, and spouse, Andrew, on the birth of their son, Hayes Taylor Erwin, August 22, 2014.

Ryan Blagg

Ryan Blagg, athletics, and spouse, Lindsay, on the birth of their son, Cooper Marshall Blagg, August 6, 2014.

Ryan Surratt

Ryan Surratt, school of social work, and spouse, Mandy, on the birth of their son, Christian Avery Sterling Surratt, August 14, 2014.

With Sympathy

Cindy Ratliff

Sympathies to Cindy Ratliff, controller's office, on the death of her father, Mr. Bill Martin, on September 20, 2014.

Karla Walther

Sympathies to Karla Walther, payroll office, on the death of her mother, Florine Betzen, on September 8, 2014.

Wes Iley

Sympathies to Baylor student, Thomas (Wes) Iley, on the death of his mother, Mrs. Crickett Iley on September 19, 2014.

Jessica McGrew

Sympathies to Baylor student, Jessica McGrew, on the death of her step-sister, Linda Bower, on September 10, 2014.

Barron’s: Don’t Panic!

Sept. 20, 2014
To find the best moves for anyone near or just into retirement, Barron's spoke to retirement experts and financial advisors, including William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, who looks at the option of retirees having money in tax-deferred accounts so deductions can minimize withdrawal taxes.

Forbes: Today's College Freshmen Enjoy Capitalism, Even While Their Aging Professors Condemn It

Sept. 19, 2014
Blaine McCormick, Ph.D., chair of the management department in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, co-authored this Forbes editorial, which responds to the publishing of this year’s Beloit College “Mindset List” – an annual list addressing the current year’s college freshmen and what they know about life. In the editorial, the authors address free-market capitalism and offer “six areas where current freshmen knowledge offers both opportunities – and dangers – for the U.S. economy.” (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in Hankamer School of Business.)

KWTX-TV 10PM News (Waco): Baylor Student-Athletes Volunteer to Pack Meals for World’s Starving Children

Sept. 22, 2014
VIDEO: For the third straight year, Baylor student-athletes from all of the Bears' athletic teams gathered at the Ferrell Center to pack more than 100,000 meals to send to starving children in the developing world through a partnership with the Minnesota-based ministry Feed My Starving Children. Interviewed for the story are Chris Sanders, Baylor football student-athlete, and Conner Daniels, Baylor equestrian student-athlete.

KXXV-TV (Waco): Baylor athletes help pack meals

Sept. 22, 2014
Baylor student-athletes and coaches were busy Monday packing more than 100,000 meals to feed starving children in developing countries. Through a partnership with the Minneapolis/St. Paul ministry, “Feed My Starving Children”, 500 students packed a total of 108,000 meals that will feed nearly 300 children in 70 countries. Quoted in the article is Director of Athletics Ian McCaw: "This event embodies our department's core values and is a prime example of what makes Baylor so unique and special."

Baylor’s LAUNCH Innovative Business Accelerator to host Governor’s Small Business Forum

WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2014) — Baylor University’s LAUNCH Innovative Business Accelerator will host the Governor’s Small Business Forum on Oct. 9 at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC).

Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion Welcomes Bush Institute’s Director of Historical Scholarship Brendan Miniter

WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2014) – The American people have united to face many crises in the history of the country, especially in the days following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. In a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in the Cox Lecture Hall of Armstrong Browning Library, Brendan Miniter will speak on leadership, purpose and national unity in times of crisis.

Medical Humanities Students Bring Visual and Healing Arts to Life with Quilt

WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2014) – This past spring, a class of Baylor medical humanities students sowed into a service project that was anything but patchwork.

The Impact of World War I on Waco to Be Explored in Lecture and Recorded Oral Histories on Sept. 25

WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2014) — “The Great War Comes to Waco,” a multi-media presentation and lecture about the impact of World War I on Waco citizens, will be given at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Mayborn Museum Complex’s SBC Theatre, 1300 S. University Parks Drive, on the Baylor campus.

Sep. 25 11:30am - 1:00pmFall Staff Forum
Oct. 15 8:30am - 1:00pmAnnual Health & Wellness Fair: 8:30am - 1pm