Keeping Baylor Nation Informed

The recent criminal conviction of former student-athlete Sam Ukwuachu has brought deep anguish to our campus. As we have said unequivocally, acts of sexual violence contradict every value Baylor University upholds as a caring Christian community.

Have questions about Title IX training?

Faculty and staff are required to complete the Title IX course to better understand their rights, responsibilities, options, and resources. However, questions do arise even about the course itself. Here, you can find answers to many of your questions regarding the course and Title IX in general.

Understanding Title IX

Learn your rights, options, and resources under Title IX.

Fall Faculty Meeting Thursday

Faculty are invited to the fall faculty meeting Thursday, August 27 at Waco Hall.

W. Soccer. Soccer Travels to SHSU and UIW for Weekend Tilts

Baylor soccer ends its first road trip this weekend by returning to Texas for a pair of matches against the Southland Conference.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Hosts Baylor Invitational

Baylor volleyball (2-1) hosts the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational this weekend, marking the first chance BU fans will have to watch the team in Waco under new head coach Ryan McGuyre.

W. Basketball. Sune Agbuke a Finalist for NCAA's 2015 Woman of the Year Award

Baylor women's basketball player and current Baylor Law School student Sune Agbuke is one of thirty women recognized by the NCAA Woman of the Year selection committee as a top 30 honoree for the 2015 Woman of the Year Award.

Football. Can't Make It To Dallas?

Can't make itto Dallas for Baylor football's game vs. SMU? Find out how to get your fix of BU football with our fan connection central.

Baylor named nation’s top private school for fashion merchandising

High school students dreaming of a career in the fashion business but also wanting the experience of a four-year private school can find no better spot for both than Baylor. So says a new ranking from fashion-schools.org, a website that serves as a resource for anyone interested in a degree in fashion design. Baylor’s fashion merchandising offerings […]

Alum turns passion for barbecue into service for El Paso’s homeless

Many barbecue fans travel all over Texas for great brisket and sausage, making it their mission to find the state’s best barbecue. As a Baylor student, Blake Barrow was one of them, regularly driving over 100 miles to find the best barbecue. Now, he’s making barbecue a part of his mission — by serving brisket, sausage […]

Who’s the most #BaylorProud? Vote now!

A few weeks ago, we asked you, Baylor Nation, to post pictures to Twitter and Instagram of how you show your Baylor pride. After sorting through hundreds of photos, we’ve picked 29 finalists for the “Are You #BaylorProud?” photo contest. Now, it’s your turn to choose the winner. Between now and Sept. 3, go to this photo gallery on the […]

New commercial showcases Baylor professors’ caring nature

Viewers who tune in Friday’s Baylor-SMU football game — a nationally televised contest on ESPN — will see more than just a good football team; they’ll also get a glimpse at the heart of Baylor, as the university’s new 30-second commercial makes its debut. But you, Baylor family, don’t have to wait; you can see it […]

Congratulations

Adrienne Harris & Steven Jug

Congratulations to faculty members Adrienne Harris and spouse Steven Jug, modern languages and cultures, on the birth of their daughter, Anastasia Maria Jug, June 11, 2015.

Alexander Engebretson

Congratulations to Alexander Engebretson, english department, and spouse, Julie, on the birth of their daughter, Evelyn Anne Engebretson, May 8, 2015.

Andrea Woodard

Congratulations to faculty member Andrea Woodard, modern languages and culturess, and spouse, Aaron, on the birth of their daughter, Anastasia Rose Woodard, May 17, 2015.

Britni Newman

Congratulations to staff member Britni Newman, athletics, and spouse, Joshua, on the birth of their son, John Brooks Newman, May 7, 2015.

With Sympathy

Patricia Tolbert

Sympathies to staff member Patricia Tolbert, institutional effectiveness department, on the death of her father, Dr. Sidney Hesterly, on September 1, 2015.

CJ Werner

Sympathies to the family and friends of Baylor student Christopher (CJ) Werner who passed away September 1, 2015.

Carroll Crowson

Sympathies to Baylor staff member Carroll Crowson, academic support programs department, on the death of of her father, Mr. Stephen Bonner, on August 29, 2015.

Ronnie Carter

Sympathies to the family and friends of Baylor student Ronnie Carter who passed away on Thursday, August 27th, 2015.

Baylor Lariat: Three MCC students awarded full-tuition Baylor scholarships

Sept. 3, 2015
Three new Baylor students were awarded full-tuition transfer scholarships this fall after earning perfect grades at McLennan Community College. This was made possible by the MAC College Money Program, an organization of the Waco Foundation, with Baylor providing the scholarship. “Being able to come to Baylor wouldn’t be near a possibility without this scholarship, so it’s been everything for me,” Diaz said.

Baylor Researchers Find Popular Herbicide Doesn’t Have Long-term Effect on Water and Aquatic Plant Life

A recent study by a multi-disciplinary team of Baylor University researchers found that a popular herbicide does not appear to have a long-term, measurable impact on aquatic plant life.

Fort Hood Sentinel: Uncover story of 19 perished mammoths at live dig shelter

Sept. 3, 2015
Article about the many amenities for tourists that Waco offers that highlights the newly named Waco Mammoth National Monument. The City of Waco, Baylor University, the Waco Mammoth Foundation and the people of Waco have been working for years to make the site a national monument, and as of July 10, it became official.

Houston Business Journal: Peter L. Sefzik Named Comerica’s Texas Market President

Sept. 2, 2015
Baylor grad Peter Sefzik, M.B.A. in International Management ’98, has been named Texas market president of Comerica Bank. “Peter’s strong track record of leadership, collaboration, broad experience across key business and his ability to build deep client relationships position him very well for this new assignment, and I am confident in his ability to continue to build upon the strong foundation of our Texas division,” said J. Patrick Faubion, executive vice president of Comerica's Business Bank.

Expert: Nine Tips To Help You Break Away From Your Smartphone

WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2015) – You’ve tried to escape it. You really have. But, the constant stream of dings and buzzes from incoming texts and emails are just too much to take. And, before you know it, you’re scanning your smartphone. Again. Can the cycle be broken? Can people really put down their smartphones?

Keeping Baylor Nation Informed

The recent criminal conviction of former student-athlete Sam Ukwuachu has brought deep anguish to our campus. As we have said unequivocally, acts of sexual violence contradict every value Baylor University upholds as a caring Christian community.

Board of Regents Announces Outside Counsel

WACO, Texas (Sept. 2, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents announced today that they have retained the services of the Philadelphia law firm Pepper Hamilton LLP, to conduct a thorough and independent external investigation into the university’s handling of cases of alleged sexual violence. The investigation will be led by partners Gina Maisto Smith and Leslie Gomez, well-recognized experts in the institutional response to all aspects of sexual misconduct matters.

Board of Regents Announces Outside Counsel

WACO, Texas (Sept. 2, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents announced today that they have retained the services of the Philadelphia law firm Pepper Hamilton LLP, to conduct a thorough and independent external investigation into the university’s handling of cases of alleged sexual violence. The investigation will be led by partners Gina Maisto Smith and Leslie Gomez, well-recognized experts in the institutional response to all aspects of sexual misconduct matters.

Sep. 4 4:00-6:00pmVolleyball vs. Sam Houston State
Sep. 4 6:00-9:00pmFootball at SMU
Sep. 4 6:30-9:30pmSoccer at Sam Houston State
Sep. 5 10:00am - 12:00pmVolleyball vs. Coppin State
Sep. 5 7:00-9:00pmVolleyball vs. Cal Poly
Sep. 6 1:00-4:00pmSoccer at Incarnate Word
Sep. 11 4:00-7:00pmSoccer at UTSA vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Sep. 24 11:30am - 1:00pmFall Staff Forum Luncheon
Oct. 14 12:00-4:30pmBenefits Expo