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McLane Stadium Scrimmage - Be the Standard

Our @[106085036090172:274:Baylor Bears Football] team conducted the first-ever scrimmage at @[1444167325827662:274:McLane Stadium at Baylor University]. The countdown to the August 31 #McLaneKickoff continues. #SicEm

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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. Tennis. Women's Tennis Welcomes New Assistant Coach

Baylor women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the addition of former Texas women's tennis player Elizabeth Begley as the program's new volunteer assistant coach on Tuesday.

Football. Briles Wins Dave Campbell Award

Before a record crowd of 1,200 at Tuesday's Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Kickoff Luncheon, Baylor head coach Art Briles was announced as this year's winner of the Dave Campbell Award for "significant contributions to the sport of football in Central Texas."

Football. McLane Stadium Wi-Fi, In-Game App Will Boost Fan Experience

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.

Football. Football Ranked No. 10 in Preseason AP Top 25

Baylor earned a ranking of No. 10 in the preseason AP Top 25, after garnering 966 points in the poll that was released Sunday.

Move2BU ready to welcome Baylor’s Class of 2018

The largest class in Baylor history will move into residence halls today and tomorrow — but the students (and their families) won’t have to do it alone. Hundreds of Baylor upperclassmen, professors and staff members will be out in the heat both days, swarming on car after car as families pull up in front of the […]

McLane Stadium first to offer collegiate replays on fans’ mobile devices

USA TODAY put it best: “Baylor fans who attend games at the school’s new $260 million McLane Stadium will get to experience something no other collegiate fan base has experienced before.” With the new Baylor In-Game App (pictured above) and special high-density Wi-Fi throughout McLane Stadium, Baylor is transforming the gameday experience for Bear fans and providing […]

‘Baylor Bound’ program offers more straightforward path for transfers

Baylor administrators take seriously the problems caused by the rising cost of higher education. President Ken Starr has been outspoken in noting that this cannot continue unchecked and unstoppable in working to raise more than $120 million for scholarships since his arrival. At the same time, Baylor Regents are steadily reducing tuition hikes; this past year’s raise […]

Vote for your favorite #BaylorEverywhere photos!

About a month ago, we asked you to show us how you find #BaylorEverywhere by using the hashtag with your Tweets and Instagram photos. It’s been interesting to see how people see Baylor out and about. For some, it was literal — the discovery of a street called Baylor in another city, or a Baylor […]

Congratulations

Aimee Danley

Aimee Danley, biology, and spouse, Patrick, on the birth of their son, Walker Danley, June 12, 2014.

Brett Bufton

Brett Bufton, athletics, and spouse, Kristen, on the birth of their daughter, Finley Jo Bufton, June 2, 2014.

Daniel Hare

Daniel Hare, law school, and spouse, Adrienne, on the birth of their son, Griffin Patrick Hare, May 17, 2014.

Devan Jonklaas

Devan Jonklaas, chemistry and biochemistry, and spouse, Hannah, on the birth of their daughter, Amy Rose V. Jonklaas, May 30, 2014.

With Sympathy

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.

Harold and Blake LeCrone

Sympathies to faculty members Harold and Blakie LeCrone, School of Social Work and accounting & business law department (respectively) on the loss of their son, Dr. Vance LeCrone on August 4, 2014.

Associated Baptist Press: Sociologist: Concept of God impacts power of prayer, anxiety-related disorders

Aug. 18, 2014
When it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer has differing effects. How the praying person views God is more important than frequency and style of prayer, according to Baylor research funded by the John Templeton Foundation. Quoted is researcher Matt Bradshaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, wrote and placed this story. Goodrich covers research and faculty in the department to sociology.)

Deseret News: 8 reasons why prayer is good for you

Aug. 18, 2014
When it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer has differing effects. How the praying person views God is more important than frequency and style of prayer, according to Baylor research funded by the John Templeton Foundation and conducted by Matt Bradshaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. Baylor is among five universities whose prayer research is cited. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this story. Goodrich covers research and faculty in the department to sociology.)

Forbes: A Penny Saved Was Never A Penny Earned

Aug. 18, 2014
Blaine McCormick, Ph.D., chair and associate professor of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, writes about sayings incorrectly attributed to Benjamin Franklin. He says the inaccuracies are indicative of the financial illiteracy that plagues the United States. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business.)

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

Aug. 18, 2014
Baylor, Baylor Athletics, Extreme Networks Inc and YinzCam officially rolled out the Baylor In-Game App, the first college athletics application to provide instant replays from multiple views to Baylor fans, right at their seats, at McLane Stadium. This combination of Wi-Fi gear, software applications and content, sponsored by Baylor, is the same technology used by the world’s leading professional sports teams. Quoted are Pattie Orr, Baylor’s vice president for information technology, and John Garrison, assistant athletic director for marketing. The story includes the latest photo of McLane Stadium taken by Baylor photographer Matthew Minard. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, helped pitch and place these stories nationally and locally.)

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.

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.

Surprising Number of Older Adults Weathered ‘The Great Recession’ Without Financial Strain, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2014) — The “Great Recession” may have put a dent in many older adults’ pocketbooks, but a new study by Baylor University found that more than 40 percent reported a decrease in “financial strain” between 2006 and 2010.

Aug. 22 10:00-11:00amAcademic Convocation for New Students
Aug. 21-24Welcome Week
Aug. 25First day - fall classes
Aug. 28 3:30-5:00pmFall Faculty Meeting
Aug. 28 4:30-10:00pmTraditions Rally
Aug. 30 3:00-5:30pmMcArdle Roundtable Discussion and Reception
Aug. 31 6:30-9:30pmFootball vs. SMU