IDCard System maintenance will temporarily limit retail dining discounts and transactions

Due to maintenance on the IDCard System, faculty/staff Spring Break discounts at retail locations around campus will not be available from Monday, March 9 through Wednesday, March 11.

Baylor University Delays Opening Until 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015

WACO, Texas (March 5, 2015) – Because of inclement weather conditions, Baylor University will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Classes will begin and Baylor offices will open at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Baylor Law School classes will begin at 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

New Robinson Tower signage installation limiting Spring Break parking at Robinson Tower

Be advised beginning Monday, March 9 through Friday, March 13, which is during the week of Spring Break, parking will be limited on the lots of Robinson Tower to facilitate overhead crane work.

Bookstore celebrates Dr. Seuss Friday

The Baylor Bookstore will host an in-store celebration for Dr. Seuss Day on Friday, March 6.

W. Equestrian. No. 3 EQ to face No. 1 USC and No. 7 Auburn

The No. 3 Baylor Equestrian team will compete in its final two meets of the regular season this weekend on the road in SEC country.

W. Equestrian. EQ's Schaefer Earns Big 12 Rider of the Month

Baylor's Samantha Schaefer was honored by the league office Thursday as the Big 12 Equitation over Fences Rider of the Month for February.

M. Basketball. No. 14 MBB Hosts Texas Tech for Senior Night

Baylor's 14th-ranked basketball team will host Texas Tech for senior night at 8 p.m. CT Friday at the Ferrell Center. The Bears will honor seniors Kenny Chery and Royce O'Neale prior to tipoff.

Football. Football Completes First #SpringBU Scrimmage

Seth Russell was 16-of-25 for 120 yards and a TD to highlight Baylor's first spring scrimmage of 2015 Thursday afternoon at the Allison Indoor Practice Facility.

Lady Bears sweep Big 12 Coach, Player of the Year honors for 4th time in 5 years

For the fifth straight year, a Baylor Lady Bear is the Big 12 Player of the Year for women’s basketball. Sophomore Nina Davis became the third different Baylor student-athlete to claim the honor during the program’s five-year run, following Brittney Griner (2011-12-13) and Odyssey Sims (2014). The second-year forward from Memphis leads the Big 12 in scoring […]

Granddaughter carries on grandfather’s Baylor legacy

For some Baylor students, wearing the green and gold isn’t so much a decision as part of the family tradition. Junior Rachel Ticknor (pictured above right) is one such student. Her mother, Holli, shares the story of their legacy family: “My parents [Rachel’s grandparents] met and married while attending Baylor University over 50 years ago. They married in the […]

National survey finds Baylor in highly regarded company

You likely have green and gold on your mind a lot, and could quickly explain to anyone why Baylor is special, why our football team deserves a playoff spot, or how a professor or program impacted your life. But what do people who don’t have that personal connection think of when they think of Baylor? […]

Scenes from Sing 2015

Saturday night marked the final night for All University Sing 2015, and with the final showing came the naming of this year’s top groups. [PHOTOS: See almost 200 pictures from this year’s performances] Phi Kappa Chi won 1st place for their act, “Dust Bowl Days.” The Baylor Lariat agreed, describing their performance as “the best thing […]

Congratulations

Andrea Turner

Congratulations to Andrea Turner, university libraries, and spouse, Bradley, on the birth of their daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Turner, November 19, 2014.

Austin Kertesz

Congratulations to Austin Kertesz, student learning and engagement, and spouse, Arielle, on the birth of their daughter, Georgia Claire Kertesz, December 17, 2014.

Emma Wood

Congratulations to Emma Wood, counseling services, and spouse, Russell, on the birth of their daughter, Winnie Beth Wood, December 17, 2014.

Kristen Mainor

Congratulations to Kristen Mainor, educational psychology, and spouse, Frederick, on the birth of their daughter, Leah Julianne Mainor, December 28, 2014.

With Sympathy

James & Deirdre Fulton

Sympathies to faculty members James Fulton, geology, and Deirdre Fulton, religion, on the death of James’ mother, Mrs. Janet Fulton, on February 18, 2015.

Zachary Evans

Sympathies to Baylor student Zachary Evans on the death of his father, Mr. L. Charles (Chuck) Evans, on February 15, 2015.

Billie Gilbert

Sympathies to staff member Billie Gilbert, marketing and communications, on the death of of her father-in-law, Mr. Joe Gilbert, on February 16, 2015.

Francis Beckwith

Sympathies to faculty member Francis Beckwith, philosophy department, on the death of his father, Mr. Harold Beckwith, on Feburary 18, 2015.

Baylor Lariat: NYU Professor Speaks for Silenced Voices

March 3, 2015
Story about the Academy for Leader Development lecture at Baylor by Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson that focused on the injustices in the American criminal justice system. Stevenson’s nonprofit challenges the biases in the system particularly against the poor and people of color.

Beliefnet: Experience Deep Soul Satisfaction

March 5, 2015
Article about ways to achieve deep soul satisfaction, or ongoing inner fulfillment, references Baylor research that found materialists to be less satisfied and more depressed. Jo-Ann Tsang, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences, and James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor in Marketing in the Hankamer School of Business, published their research in the journal “Personality and Individual Differences.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this research nationally in March 2014. She covers research and faculty in psychology and neuroscience.)

Farmington (NM) Daily Times: Farmington Native, Artist Returns Home for Show at San Juan College

March 4, 2015
Artist Kyle Ragsdale, B.F.A. (Studio Art) ’89, will return to his hometown of Farmington, New Mexico, to present an exhibition titled “Nocturnes” at San Juan College. The exhibit will feature more than two dozen oils split almost evenly between day and night scenes. Ragsdale is a well-known artist in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he serves as the curator at the Harrison Center for Arts.

KWTX-TV (Waco, CBS): Baylor Hosts Lecture on Injustices in Justice System

March 4, 2015
VIDEO INCLUDED: Story about the Academy for Leader Development lecture at Baylor by Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson that focused on the injustices in the American criminal justice system. Stevenson’s nonprofit challenges the biases in the system particularly against the poor and people of color. Interviewed is Jennie Massey, Ph.D., assistant dean for student learning and engagement.

Baylor Bookstore Partners with Read Across America to Host Dr. Seuss Day Celebration

WACO, Texas (March 5, 2015) – In partnership with the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America project, Baylor Bookstore will host an in-store celebration of Dr. Seuss Day on Friday, March 6. Read Across America’s Dr. Seuss Day is an annual event held to encourage reading with younger children by celebrating the birthday of famous children’s book author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.

Baylor University Delays Opening Until 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015

WACO, Texas (March 5, 2015) – Because of inclement weather conditions, Baylor University will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Classes will begin and Baylor offices will open at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Baylor Law School classes will begin at 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

Baylor University Delays Opening Until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015

WACO, Texas (March 5, 2015) – Because of inclement weather conditions, Baylor University will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Classes will begin and Baylor offices will open at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Baylor Law School classes will begin at 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

Baylor School of Music Presents Women’s Choir Festival

WACO, Texas (March 3, 2015) – The Baylor University Women’s Choir and female vocalists from local high schools will join talents as part of the 11th annual Women’s Choir Festival Concert at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in Jones Concert Hall.