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. Blanchard Named Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week

Baylor football junior NB Travon Blanchard was chosen as the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week, the Football Writers Association of America announced Tuesday.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Puts Streak on the Line with Texas Tech

Baylor volleyball (13-4, 1-0) hosts the Texas Tech Red Raiders (10-7, 0-2) for a midweek match on Wednesday, Sep. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Ferrell Center.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball's Staiger Selected as AVCA National POTW

Baylor volleyball’s redshirt junior outside hitter Katie Staiger was picked as the Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association Player of the Week, announced Tuesday afternoon by the AVCA.

Football. Can't Make It To Ames?

Connect and share in the experience of Baylor Football by following the action on our social media platforms.

Renowned historian David McCullough speaks at Baylor

If you can name only one living historian, there’s a good chance it’s David McCullough. The 83-year-old author has won two Pulitzer Prizes and the Presidential Medal of Freedom; written 10 books (including such best-sellers as Truman and 1776); narrated documentaries such as Ken Burns’ Civil War series; and had two of his works translated for […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “We had a really cool Welcome Week group…”

“[Welcome Week] was fun. I feel like we got lucky because we had a really cool Welcome Week group, and about half of us really connected and really stuck together. It’s what the majority of our hangout group is still, which didn’t happen with a lot of Welcome Week groups. But it was fun getting […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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.

AHCHealthNews.com: Is it more important to grow up happy or wealthy?

Sept. 26, 2016
Article about research by Matthew A. Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, that found that while growing up in a home with a high socio-economic status can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later, if there isn’t a healthy bond and relationship in that home, the benefits of status may not matter. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers sociology research and faculty.)

Baptist News Global: Latino funerals often foster Baptist and Catholic cooperation

Sept. 26, 2016
Article about research on the bereavement practices of Catholic Latino communities by Candi Cann, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core in the Honors College. Cann hopes the research will help expand training programs in the funeral service industry about Latino grieving and funeral practices. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers Baylor Interdisciplinary Core research and faculty.)

KXXV-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/ABC): Volunteers work to beautify parts of Lake Waco

Sept. 24, 2016
VIDEO: Volunteers from groups, including Baylor’s Sustainability Student Advisory Board, took part in a cleanup and beautification project at Airport Park at Lake Waco on Saturday. "Being able to volunteer at a park and then being able to see your work in progress and go visit that and bring friends and family to it is something special," Baylor senior Mark McComb said.

Prevent Disease: Do Thinner Friends Help You Lose Weight?

Aug. 18, 2016
Research by Matthew Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, found that people trying to shed pounds, but who regularly spend time with heavier people, may feel more comfortable with those individuals but are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers sociology research and faculty.)

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).