Easter Egg Hunt set for April 6

The ladies of Kappa Kappa Gamma invite you, your children and grandchildren to their annual Easter Egg Hunt at 4:30 p.m. April 6.

Baylor Bookstore Hosts Dr. Seuss Celebration on Monday, March 13

Baylor Bookstore is celebrating National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day with a Dr. Seuss-themed event on Monday, March 13, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Baylor Bookstore Hosts Dr. Seuss Celebration on Monday, March 13

Baylor Bookstore is celebrating National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day with a Dr. Seuss-themed event on Monday, March 13, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Invitation to share your campus perspectives

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. until noon, OCR representatives will be on campus on the second floor of the Student Union Building to host open office hours. During this time, students, faculty and staff may stop by and visit with OCR representatives one-on-one.

Acrobatics & Tumbling. No. 1 A&T Tops No. 8 Gannon

The top-ranked and defending national champion Baylor Acrobatics & Tumbling team (4-1) defeated the eighth-ranked Gannon Golden Knights 287.825-271.320, at the Ferrell Center on Sunday afternoon.

Softball. No. 14 SB Picks up Series Win at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. – No. 14/14 Baylor softball (28-6, 2-1 Big 12) clinched the opening series of Big 12 play at Kansas (19-14, 1-2 Big 12), winning 5-1 to close the three-game, weekend series on Sunday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.

Baseball. No. 14/22 Baseball Drops Rubber Match to No. 15/25 Oklahoma

No. 14/22 Baylor baseball lost 3-0 in the series rubber match to No. 15/25 Oklahoma on Sunday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (18-6, 2-4) were unable to generate a hit with runners in scoring position, while one big swing by the Sooners (23-5, 2-1) proved to be the difference.

W. Tennis. No. 15 WT Falls to No. 9 Texas Tech

The No. 15 Baylor women’s tennis team (13-5) battled throughout a tight dual match, which included five three-setters, but ultimately fell to No. 9 Texas Tech (16-3), 4-2 on Sunday morning.

#BearsOfBaylor — “It feels like one big family…”

“I’m a third-year grad student. I’ve had a really good time [at Baylor]. It’s kind of hard thinking about the fact that I have to leave, because it’s like a little utopia. I like how it’s a nurturing environment that isn’t too laissez faire. You still have people to help you, but you’re given a […]

Why are green and gold Baylor’s official school colors?

In the spring of 1897, Baylor officials tasked a committee of students with selecting the right school colors. If you know anything about Baylor, you probably know what they decided — the green and gold we still fling today. But do you know why they selected those colors to represent all things Baylor? Here’s how it […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “People wanted to see me thrive academically, spiritually, socially…”

“I originally came to Baylor because I was interested in studying medicine and was going pre-med, but as I started taking classes here and grew more and more in my faith, I realized it was a decision I made for all the wrong reasons. “Fortunately, through the University Scholars program, I switched to studying linguistics […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I’m having a good year. Got into grad school, won two competitions…”

“Baylor was the one place I auditioned [as a vocal performance (opera) major]. I like it here. … I’m having a good year. Got into grad school, won two competitions — I get to go to Carnegie Hall and sing in May, and I’m going to go to Germany to sing some opera. So, it’s been […]


Yang Li

Congratulations to faculty member Yang Li, engineering and computer science, and spouse Dandan, on the birth of their daughter Anna on March 3,2017.

Renee Hanna

Congratulations to staff member Renee Hanna, office of investments, and spouse Si, on the birth of their daughter Lainey R. Hanna on February 14, 2017.

Richard Jordan

Congratulations to faculty member Richard Jordan, political science, and spouse Dana, on the birth of their daughter Ellavere Jordan on February 6, 2017.

Jamie Justice

Congratulations to staff member Jamie Justice, sponsored programs, and husband James on the birth of their son, James Clayton Justice, on December 16, 2016.

With Sympathy

Krista Howell

Sympathies to Krista Howell, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs in the Hankamer School of Business, on the passing of her mother, Mrs. Anita Allen, on March 19, 2017.

Sharon Carpenter

Sympathies to Sharon Carpenter, Lead Telephone Operator in the ITS – Telephone Services Department, on the passing of her mother, Ms. Sally Brister, on March 18, 2017.

Ellen White

Sympathies to Ellen White, Head Equestrian Coach in the Athletic Department, on the passing of her father, Mr. Charles McGregor, on March 11, 2017.

Stacie Petter

Sympathies to Dr. Stacie Petter, Associate Professor in the Hankamer School of Business, on the passing of her father, Mr. Gary Clark, on March 6, 2017.

Baylor Lariat: Students aim to bring clean water to world

March 12, 2017
The Baylor African Student Association (ASA) collaborated with the Water Project Foundation to help people in impoverished communities have easier access to clean water. They have raised nearly $3,000 in the past two years, primarily through their take-a-date and “A Night in Africa” fashion show. “It’s held really closely to us because we know that these differences actually do matter and it happens to people that we know and love,” said Mima Fondong, president of the ASA.

Health Care Communication News: Millennials unprepared to serve as ‘ethical conscience’ in PR

March 17, 2017
A Baylor University study led by Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in the College of Arts & Sciences, found that most millennial public relations professionals are shying away from roles as a conscience within their organizations. Only a third agreed that they feel prepared for that role – and most don’t expect to encounter ethical dilemmas. Study findings show the need for mentoring, college ethics courses and workplace training, Neill said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Media Communications, pitched this research nationally.)

Herald-Whig (Quincy, IL): 'Needs and challenges' addressed at manufacturing conference

March 16, 2017
Van Gray, Ph.D., professor of management, director of strategic planning and accreditation and associate director for the Center for Non-Profit Studies at Baylor, spoke about industrial supply chains at the inaugural Tri-State Manufacturing Conference hosted by John Wood Community College.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: Didn't it Rain?

March 19, 2017
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden features the close-harmony groups of the 1940s, who created a distinctive sound, using their voices to emulate bass guitars, drums and even trains, as heard on the track "Didn't it Rain" by the Southern Harmonizers. Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.

Baptist World Alliance Leader Will Present the 2017 Willson-Addis Lecture

WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – Neville Callam, Ph.D., general secretary and chief executive officer of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), will present this year’s Willson-Addis Lecture at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 28.

On National Medal of Honor Day (March 25), Baylor Remembers WWII Heroes Kane and Lummus

WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – Baylor University can count among its thousands of alumni many who could be regarded as heroes – from missionaries, teachers, doctors and nurses to members of the U.S. Armed Forces who served faithfully and heroically in defense of freedom. On March 25, America commemorates the 3,498 individuals who were bestowed the Medal of Honor – the nation’s highest award for valor in action against an enemy force – on National Medal of Honor Day.

This Week at Baylor – March 26-April 1

WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – This week, Baylor University is hosting several notable speakers, concerts and events including Browning Day at the Armstrong Browning Library, Movies with MA featuring “The Shack” and BURST URSA Scholars Week.

Baylor Mock Trial Places Second in Regional Tournament, Continues to Nationals

WACO, Texas (March 23, 2017) – The Baylor undergraduate mock trial team is headed to nationals after placing second in the Opening Round Championship Series for the American Mock Trial Association, held in Memphis, Tennessee from March 17-19.

Acts of Love

Truett graduate Jeremy Courtney (MDiv ’04) was recently named Baylor University’s Young Alumnus of the year. Courtney cofounded Preemptive Love Coalition, a global coalition of peacemakers changing the way we engage the world’s most polarizing conflicts by confronting fear with acts of love.

Baylor and Xavier University of Louisiana

Baylor signed its first ever exchange program with an HBCU on Thursday, October 20th.

Engineers in the Field

Supported by a Missions Research grant from Baylor Missions, students and faculty from the organization Engineers with a Mission travelled to Laredo, Texas in July 2016 to drill a water well. Despite being only 15 miles outside of Laredo, the people that live in the Las Lomas colonia do not have running water in their homes.…

Remembering our Hope

In the midst of the challenges we are facing at Baylor, it is important for us to remember “the hope to which we have been called” (Eph. 1:18).  In a reflection this past summer for Baylor Magazine (www.baylor.edu/alumni/magazine/1403/index.php?id=934251), I note that the virtue of hope enables us to face the brokenness of our lives and…

Mar. 26 1:00pmAcrobatics and Tumbling vs. Gannon
Mar. 26 12:00-2:00pmSoftball at Kansas
Mar. 26 12:05-3:05pmBaseball vs. Oklahoma
Mar. 26 1:00-4:00pmWomen's Tennis at Texas Tech
Mar. 26 2:00-5:00pmMen's Tennis vs. Memphis
Mar. 26 2:00-5:00pmSoccer at Oklahoma
Mar. 26 6:30-8:30pmWomen's Basketball vs. Mississippi State
Mar. 29 2:00-3:00pmSpring Staff Forum