Notification Systems to be Tested Today at 4:00 p.m.

Due to a recent update in programming, a test of the outdoor and indoor speakers of emergency notification system will be conducted today, September 23, 2016, at 4:00 PM.

ID Office on the Move

The ID Office will move from Robinson Tower to the Speight Parking Facility October 3.

An invitation to faculty and staff to join the Baylor Club

Sign up for a Baylor Club membership by September 15 and receive a complimentary dinner for two.

Online tool assists Baylor community in responding to issues

The Report It website is a new resource to help faculty, staff, students and others locate mechanisms for reporting violations of University policy, troubling behavior or criminal activity to the appropriate authorities.

Football. Russell, Blanchard Card Big 12 Player of the Week Honors

Baylor football had a pair of players recognized by the Big 12 Conference as QB Seth Russell was named Offensive Player of the Week and NB Travon Blanchard was tabbed as the Defensive Player of the Week, conference officials announced Monday.

M. Golf. Men's Golf Takes Second at Maui Jim Intercollegiate

Baylor men's golf took second place at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate after shooting 13-under-par 271 in Sunday's final round at Mirabel Golf Club. The Bears finished the tournament at 36-under 816, carding the second-best 54-hole team score in program history to finish five strokes behind tournament champion LSU (-41).

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Dominates in Sweep over No. 23 Kansas State

Baylor volleyball (13-4, 1-0 Big 12) pulled out its first win over a ranked opponent under head coach Ryan McGuyre, downing No. 23 Kansas State (12-3, 0-1 Big 12), 25-23, 25-22, 25-19, on Sunday afternoon in the Ferrell Center.

W. Soccer. Soccer Earns 2-1 Overtime Win at Oklahoma State

Baylor soccer earned a 2-1 overtime win at Oklahoma State on Sunday afternoon at Cowgirl Soccer Complex.

From Baylor to the NFL to Harvard — and now to Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Mark Adickes’ career has taken him from the o-line to the O.R. (operating room), and now the 1984 Baylor business graduate — whose resume also includes both a Super Bowl ring and a Harvard medical degree — has found a fitting new home. Last month, he joined Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) as chief of the […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I really, really love science.”

“I really, really love science. I’m that kind of geeky person that looks into the microscope and is like, ‘This is in your body!’ sort of thing. I’m just so impressed, and I think it’s so beautiful and it’s so amazing that it’s in us. “The great thing about being pre-med is that we don’t […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on presidential rhetoric

With Election Day fast approaching, millions of Americans are focused on what the presidential candidates have to say — but few are listening with as much insight as Baylor professor Martin Medhurst. Dr. Medhurst is widely considered one of the nation’s foremost experts on presidential rhetoric. After teaching at UC-Davis and Texas A&M, Medhurst came to Baylor […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I miss it. You take it for granted…”

“It’s Austin’s official Baylor Watch Party! … We all work at General Motors. He initiated it and let us all know about it. So, it’s kind of like our break from work, too, to come here and watch the Bears.” “There are a ton of Baylor grads working at General Motors!” “We’re all different graduating classes, […]

Congratulations

Cameron Talley

Congratulations to Cameron Talley, university libraries, and spouse Megan, on the birth of their son Samuel Walden Stewart, on September 2, 2016.

Joshua Ogden

Congratulations to staff member Joshua Ogden, ITS Client Services, and spouse Krista, on the birth of their son Cooper on August 30, 2016.

Matthew Frise

Congratulations to Baylor staff member Matthew Frise, philosophy department, and spouse Olivia, on the birth of their son, Rowan, on August 8, 2016.

Megan Hoag

Congratulations to staff member Megan Hoag, Texas Hunger Initiative, and spouse Shane, on the birth of their daughter Kylie Jo on August 28, 2016.

With Sympathy

Carey Ann Smith

Sympathies to the family, friends, and students of retired Assistant Dean for Student Services in the School of Nursing Carey Ann Smith on her death August 13, 2016.

Dr. John Olson

Sympathies to the family, friends, and students of Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Dr. John Olson on his death August 16, 2016.

Darren Frame

Sympathies to Baylor professor Darren Frame on the death of his son and Baylor student, Jared Frame, on August 4, 2016.

Nicole (Niky) McCafferty

Sympathies to Baylor student Nicole McCaffety on the death of her father, John D. McCaffety, on June 16, 2016.

Baylor Lariat: Black Gospel Music Restoration Project to be featured in new Smithsonian Museum

Sept. 22, 2016
Article about how Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project is now part of a featured exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opens this weekend. Project founder Robert F. Darden, professor of journalism, public relations and new media, and other Baylor officials were invited to a preview of the museum and experienced the interactive “Musical Crossroads” experience that includes selections from the Baylor digital collection.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Black Gospel Collection Goes to Washington

Sept. 23, 2016
AUDIO: Selected recordings from Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project – the world’s largest initiative to identify, acquire, digitize and catalog gospel music – can be heard as part of an exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Museum for African American History and Culture, which opens this weekend. Interviewed for the story are project founder Robert Darden, professor of journalism, public relations and new media, and Eric Ames, curator of digital collections in University Libraries.

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Behind the scenes: Baylor's new Athletic Performance Center

Sept. 21, 2016
Feature on Baylor’s new Margaret and Weldon Ratliff Performance Center, which was designed specifically for student-athletes to help them perform their best on game days. The performance center features a weight room, performance lab and nutrition center which all work together to help athletes succeed.

Notification Systems to be Tested Today at 4:00 p.m.

Due to a recent update in programming, a test of the outdoor and indoor speakers of emergency notification system will be conducted today, September 23, 2016, at 4:00 PM.

This Week at Baylor – Sept. 25-30, 2016

WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a performance by chamber ensemble Trio Festivale from Dublin, Ireland, and a lecture from Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough.

Baylor Theatre to Present ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) — Baylor University Theatre will present a classic musical to kick off its 2016–17 season.

Baylor University Hosts Big 12 Water Conference to Address Water Resource Issues and Collaborate on Research

WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2016) – Baylor University’s department of environmental science in the College of Arts & Sciences is hosting a select group of scientists at the second annual Big 12 Water Conference Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, through Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC).