Another opportunity to share your campus perspectives

Baylor University continues to cooperate with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in their Title IX investigation on our campus. For the last several months, we have been working collaboratively with OCR to provide timely and responsive information about our policies, procedures, and practices. Last month, OCR began the process of visiting our campus to hear from interested students, faculty and staff regarding their experiences and perspective regarding Baylor's efforts to prevent and address sex- and gender-based harassment and violence. OCR will be on campus again next week to continue this stage of the process. We encourage interested community members to take advantage of this opportunity.

Another opportunity to share your campus perspectives

Baylor University continues to cooperate with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in their Title IX investigation on our campus. For the last several months, we have been working collaboratively with OCR to provide timely and responsive information about our policies, procedures, and practices. Last month, OCR began the process of visiting our campus to hear from interested students, faculty and staff regarding their experiences and perspective regarding Baylor's efforts to prevent and address sex- and gender-based harassment and violence. OCR will be on campus again next week to continue this stage of the process. We encourage interested community members to take advantage of this opportunity.

Our Responsibility in the Protection of Minors

Baylor University is committed to ensure a safe and secure environment for minors who visit our campus as well as faculty, staff and students who have contact with a youth off--campus through a Baylor organization.

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.

Softball. No. 13 SB Set for Final Nonconference Contest

WACO, Texas – The No. 13/15 Baylor Lady Bears (36-9, 9-3 Big 12) makes the quick turnaround trip to Beaumont, Texas, to take on the Lamar Cardinals (23-23, 13-8 Southland) on Tuesday, April 25, at 4 p.m. at the LU Softball Complex.

Baseball. Baseball Welcomes Texas State for Tuesday Midweek Game

Baylor baseball hosts Texas State on Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. CT at Baylor Ballpark in midweek action before hitting the road again for Big 12 Conference play this weekend.

M. Golf. Men’s Golf in Third Place at Big 12 Championship

Baylor men’s golf is in third place after shooting 27-over-par 307 in Monday’s first round of the Big 12 Championship at Prairie Dunes Country Club. The Bears are five strokes back of the lead with 54 holes to play.

Acrobatics & Tumbling. No. 2 Seed A&T Ready to Defend National Championship

The back-to-back defending national champion Baylor acrobatics & tumbling (6-1) team is set to face Gannon (3-4) on Thursday at 2 p.m. CT in the quarterfinals of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championships in Azusa, California.

McLane Stadium: Home to more than just Baylor football

McLane Stadium made its debut in 2014, complete with sailgating, the RG3 statue dedication, the class of 2019’s very first Baylor Line run, and a 45-0 win over SMU. Every fall since then, fans have packed the stadium to cheer on our Baylor Bears. But this “jewel of the Brazos” wasn’t built with only football in mind. The […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “Racial justice and racial reconciliation is an important issue, especially for churches.”

“I think that racial justice and racial reconciliation is an important issue, especially for churches. It’s exciting for churches and the seminary to take an investment in that issue and talk about it. … I’ve had some friends who have had stories, but I think more often than not, it’s just a growing realization through […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “Integrating music into the classroom is one of my passions.”

“I’m an elementary education major, so I would love to teach elementary and integrate music into the classroom, or potentially be an elementary music teacher. … Integrating music into the classroom is one of my passions. I’ve been in music all my life, whether that be choirs, orchestras, piano lessons, so it’s always been a […]

6 things you should know about Baylor President-Select Linda Livingstone

On Tuesday, Baylor welcomed Dr. Linda Livingstone, currently dean of the George Washington University School of Business, as the university’s 15th president. Livingstone will become Baylor’s first female president when she takes office June 1. But as Board Chair Ron Murff, BBA ’75, noted, the Regents’ goal was to hire the best president for the university, regardless […]

Congratulations

Shawn Bell

Congratulations to staff member Shawn Bell, athletics, and spouse Hali, on the birth of their daughter, Saydi Lindsay Faye Bell, on February 21, 2017.

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.

With Sympathy

Brayden Dyson

Sympathies to Baylor student, Brayden Dyson, on the passing of her mother, Mrs. Kristen Dyson, on April 7, 2017.

Ray and Vicki Nazzario

Sympathies to Ray Nazzario, Senior Analyst Programmer in the ITS/Technology/Libraries and Mrs. Vicki Nazzario, part-time Student Athlete Support Academic Support Services in the Student Athlete Support Services Department, on the passing of their father and father-in-law, Mr. Raymond Nazzario, on April 13, 2017.

Lee Lowe

Sympathies to Lee Lowe, BSB Animal Facility Supervisor, on the passing of her father Bill (William James) Harlan, a Baylor retiree, on April 7, 2017.

Melinda Oliver

Sympathies to Melinda Oliver, Assistant Director of Scholarships in the Student Financial Aid Department, on the passing of her father, Mr. James Hallum, Jr., on April 8, 2017.

CBS Sports: WATCH: Baylor honors staffer with touchdown run during spring game

April 23, 2017
VIDEO: Baylor found time during its spring game Saturday to honor Clint Lewis, who has been involved in the football program for 22 years. Lewis, who has Down Syndrome, took a hand-off and followed his team of blockers to score a touchdown.

KSDK-TV (St. Louis/NBC): Fan with Down Syndrome Scores Touchdown

April 23, 2017
VIDEO: “Today in St. Louis” features Clint Lewis, a staffer on the Baylor football team with Down Syndrome, who scored a touchdown during the Baylor spring game on Saturday.

News.com.au: Smartphone obsession is putting relationships at risk as more Australians ‘pphub’ their partners

April 24, 2017
Research on “pphubbing” or partner phone snubbing by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, both in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is cited in this article about how the phenomenon is affecting almost half of all relationships and causes conflict for one in every five couples. “Developing the self-control to put away your (smartphone) in favor of meaningful, distraction-free interactions with your romantic partner will yield benefits that far outweigh that one missed call, unread email, or unchecked listing,” the study found.

Ohio University Post: Graduate Student Senate: Next president to look beyond campus, embrace diversity

April 9, 2017
Maria Modayil, M.S.C.D. (Communication Sciences and Disorders) ’08, has been elected president of the Ohio University
Graduate Student Senate.

Alternating Skimpy Sleep with Sleep Marathons Hurts Attention, Creativity in Young Adults, Study Finds

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2017) — Skimping on sleep, followed by “catch-up” days with long snoozes, is tied to worse cognition — both in attention and creativity — in young adults, in particular those tackling major projects, Baylor University researchers have found.

Baylor Ph.D. Candidate Granted Prestigious Department of Energy Award

WACO, Texas (April 21, 2017) – Bulbul Ahmmed, Ph.D. candidate in Baylor University’s department of geosciences, has been awarded a Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Fellowship from the Department of Energy (DOE).

Religious Studies Scholar Will Lecture on Watergate and Politics in Contemporary Evangelical Magazines

WACO, Texas (April 21, 2017) – Anja-Maria Bassimir, a German historian and religious studies scholar specializing in the religious history of the United States, will lecture on “After Crisis: Watergate and Positions on Politics in Contemporary Evangelical Magazines” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in Cox Lecture Hall of Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave.

This Week at Baylor – April 23-29, 2017

WACO, Texas (April 21, 2017) – This week, Baylor University is hosting several notable speakers, concerts and events, including a LEED Gold Ceremony at the Paul L. Foster Campus, StorySlam! and the premiere of “Noises Off.”

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…