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. Volleyball. Volleyball Completes Green v. Gold Scrimmage in Final Tune Up

WACO, Texas - Baylor's volleyball team completed its annual Green vs. Gold Scrimmage Tuesday night with the "green" team taking a 2-1 win over the "white" team at the Ferrell Center.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Signs International Talent

Baylor women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the signing of Theresa Van Zyl from Aroab, Namibia, to a Financial Aid Contract Tuesday.

Football. 2014 Baylor IMG Sports Network Radio Affiliates Announced

In the first season at McLane Stadium, Baylor football radio broadcasts will be available to more fans than ever in the Lone Star state on the Baylor IMG Sports Network and nationally on Sirius Satellite Radio, school officials announced Tuesday.

Football. Meet the Press: Football Weekly Presser vs. SMU

Art Briles and players met with the media Monday afternoon to talk about Sunday's game vs. SMU

Iconic Lone Star paintings on display at Baylor’s Martin Museum

Baylor’s roots in Texas run deep. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas (seeing that never gets old), Baylor University has been there for many of the iconic moments in the Lone Star State’s history. Thus it’s fitting that paintings of many of the most important moments in Texas history would find their way to […]

Advice for the Class of 2018, from recent Baylor graduates

There has never been a better time to be a Baylor Bear, and today we welcome the 3,500+ members of Baylor’s Class of 2018 who are experiencing their first day of college. Freshmen and transfers, take note: From the new life of McLane Stadium and the Foster Campus for Business & Innovation to the tradition and history evident in Burleson […]

Know where you’ll park before heading to McLane Stadium

If there’s one message to be conveyed ahead of time to fans attending next week’s McLane Stadium opener, it’s this: Know where you’re going to park (and how you’ll get there) before you leave your house. Like most major college football stadiums, McLane Stadium is not surrounded by acres and acres of parking. Fans will […]

No. 10 Baylor football opens 2014 with highest preseason ranking since 1957

History will be made in more ways than one next week as Baylor football opens McLane Stadium. The stadium’s debut — returning football to campus after nearly 80 years — is historic enough. But don’t forget that the young men on the field are, for the first time in program history, defending a Big 12 […]

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

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.

Tommye Lou Davis

Sympathies to Tommye Lou Davis, Vice President for Constituent Engagement, on the death of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Rosalie Davis on August 6, 2014.

AthleticBusiness.com: Time-lapse Video: Baylor’s McLane Stadium Construction

Aug. 25, 2014
The Baylor Bears open the football season ranked in the nation's top 10, but perhaps more important, the university opens brand new McLane Stadium. Through a unique time-lapse video produced by Matthew Minard and Robert Rogers with Baylor Photography, viewers will be able to see more than two years of work go by in just two minutes. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, successfully pitched this initially to USA TODAY, and the video has since been viewed more than 9,000 times. The USA TODAY link has been shared more than 8,600 times.)

Catholic News: The trend to funerals without religion

Aug. 25, 2014
Candi Cann, Ph.D., assistant professor of religion in Baylor’s Honors College, discusses new ways people are memorializing dead loved ones in an increasingly secular society. “Do-it-yourself’ memorials such as car decals, T-shirts, tattoos and online memorials are on the increase, says Cann, author of “Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications who covers research and faculty in religion, pitched this story to media outlets in June after the book’s publication.)

Esteemed Religion Historian Thomas Kidd Assumes a Leadership Role within Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion

Waco, Texas (Aug. 25, 2014) — Thomas Kidd, Ph.D., one of the nation’s most respected historians of religion, has accepted a post as associate director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR).

Expert: Three Tips to Develop Meaningful Church-School Relationships, Ministries

WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2014) – It’s less about money and more about mentoring. With students and teachers back in the classroom, it’s the time of year when many churches and congregations engage with local schools.

Parking Lot Closures & Traffic Pattern Changes for 2014 Move-In Days

In preparation for Move-In days on Wednesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 21, Baylor University will CLOSE some campus parking lots and interior streets beginning Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m., and will change traffic patterns during the morning Wednesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 21. All affected lots and streets are listed below.

Baylor University's McLane Stadium Features Extreme Networks Wi-Fi and Baylor In-Game App by YinzCam to Boost Fan Experience

WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — Baylor University, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and YinzCam today announced that the University's new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before.

Aug. 29 7:00pmCross Country vs. Bear Twilight Invitational
Aug. 29 7:00-9:00pmVolleyball vs. Abilene Christian
Aug. 29 8:00-11:00pmSoccer at Utah Valley
Aug. 30 10:00am - 12:00pmVolleyball vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Aug. 30 7:00-9:00pmVolleyball vs. Portland
Aug. 31 6:30-9:30pmFootball vs. SMU
Sep. 1 2:00-5:00pmSoccer at BYU