Revised Holiday Schedule

Baylor University's holiday schedule has been revised to include Friday, January 2, 2015.

Free Flu Vaccines

Miss your "shot" at the Health & Wellness Fair? Look up your nearest CVS retail pharmacy....

Open Enrollment for 2015 Benefits

Benefit-eligible faculty and staff are encouraged to review changes and enhancements to medical and dental plans, and enroll in November!

Annual Health & Wellness Fair

Mark your calendars for the faculty and staff annual Health & Wellness Fair, to be held October 15th from 8:30 am - 1 pm in Cashion 510.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Heads to Jack Kramer Intercollegiate

Three Baylor women's tennis players will head to California to participate in the Jack Kramer Intercollegiate with play beginning on Thursday and running through Sunday at the Jack Kramer Tennis Club.

W. Volleyball. VB's Offense Carries Bears to Four-Set Win at TTU

Baylor hit .261, had four players with double-digit kills and three with double-doubles in the Bears' win over Texas Tech at United Supermarkets Arena.

Football. Rededication of Grant Teaff Statue Set For Saturday

Prior to Saturday's #BaylorHomecoming game against Kansas will be a rededication of the legendary Grant Teaff Statue, the school announced Wednesday.

M. Golf. Men's Golf Takes Second at Royal Oaks

The Baylor men's golf team finished in second place at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate after shooting even-par 355 in Tuesday's final round. The Bears recorded a 54-hole, six-count-five total of 16-over 1,081, one stroke behind tournament champion Oklahoma State.

2014-15 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award winners to be honored at Homecoming

Baylor’s Meritorious Achievement Award winners annually demonstrate the wide reach of alumni across virtually every field; this year’s honorees cover industries from Hollywood to healthcare, Scripture translation to track and field, and with graduation dates spanning from the 1950s up to 2008. Names like Packard and Hart are instantly recognized across the Baylor family; other names are less […]

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Baylor’s 1974 SWC champs

When the 1974 college football season began, the Bears were a popular choice to finish last in the Southwest Conference. But 40 years (and one miracle) later, the 1974 team has anchored its place among the best in Baylor history. In just the third year of head coach Grant Teaff’s 21-year tenure at Baylor, the Bears won eight […]

10 most popular McLane Stadium brick inscriptions

More than 6,000 Baylor fans participated in the Stadium Bricks Campaign between December 2012 and March 2014, raising upwards of $1.6 million for the project and accounting for more than 7,200 bricks. So what did Bear fans inscribe on all those bricks? Click through the photo gallery below to see the top-10 most common subjects. Sic ’em, […]

It’s #BaylorHomecoming Week!

105 years ago, Baylor hosted the first collegiate homecoming celebration in the nation. This weekend, we again renew that tradition, as thousands of alumni return to campus to “catch that Baylor spirit again,” as President Samuel Palmer Brooks famously wrote so long ago. The festivities begin in earnest Thursday night with Freshman Mass Meeting and […]

Congratulations

Amanda Norman

Congratulations to Amanda Norman, university libraries, and spouse, Evan, on the birth of their son, William Keys Norman, September 1, 2014.

Cody Hall

Congratulations to Cody Hall, athletics, and spouse, Ginny, on the birth of their daughter, Ellie Marie Hall, August 12, 2014.

Daniel Bolton

Congratulations to Daniel Bolton, physics, and spouse, Laura, on the birth of their son, Theodore Lewis Bolton, September 17, 2014.

David Kahle

Congratulations to David Kahle, statistical science, and spouse, Rebekah, on the birth of their daughter, Adelaide Hazel Kahle, September 23, 2014.

With Sympathy

Carlton Metcalf-Doetsch

Sympathies to Carlton Metcalf-Doetsch,Baylor student, on the death of his father, Dr. Karl Doetsch, on October 26, 2014.

Mark McCreary

Sympathies to Mark McCreary, engineering & computer science dean’s office, on the death of his mother, Mrs. Barbara McCreary, on October 25, 2014.

Lindsey Farmer

Sympathies to Lindsey Farmer, Baylor student, on the death of her father, Mr. Paul Farmer, on October 23, 2014.

Keely Tunnell

Sympathies to Baylor student, Keely Tunnell, on the death of her sister, Candice Tunnell, on October 18, 2014.

Activebeat: Are You a Cyberchondriac?

Oct. 24, 2014
Research conducted by Thomas Fergus, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences, on “cyberchondria,” the term used to describe the anxiety of those who obsess about their health by searching online about symptoms and illnesses, is cited in this article about nine signs of being a cyberchondriac. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications who covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty at Baylor, originally pitched Fergus's research in October 2013 and placed it in numerous national media outlets.)

Arkansas Business: Weyerhaeuser CEO Doyle R. Simons Says Housing Stats On Path Out of the Woods

Oct. 27, 2014
Q&A with Doyle R. Simons, B.B.A. ’86, president and chief executive officer of Weyerhaeuser, one of the world's largest forest products companies. “Our vision is to grow a truly great company. A critical part of that is making a great contribution to society — and we do that by making products that make life better. Our wood products are used to build homes where people raise their families. Our cellulose fibers are used to make diapers that keep babies healthy and clean. Every day our products help people meet fundamental needs.”

Environmental Protection Agency: EPA Supporting Next Generation of Environmental Scientists Through 105 Fellowship Grants

Oct. 22, 2014
Gavin Saari, a graduate student studying environmental science at Baylor, recently received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Saari and others who were awarded grants are conducting research related to mitigating the impacts of climate change on plant communities.

Baylor Grad’s Documentary about Texas Rangers and Killings of Tejanos in 1915 to be Shown Nov. 6 at Baylor

WACO, (Oct. 30, 2014) — “Border Bandits,” a documentary that tells the first-person story of a 19-year-old cowboy who saw Texas Rangers shoot two unarmed Mexican-Americans in the back following a 1915 raid by Mexican banditos on a Texas ranch, will be shown at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 101, on Baylor University campus.

Baylor Interdisciplinary Core Alumni Lecture Will Examine Relationship between Students’ Education and Future

WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2014) – Alumna Megan Rapp, B.B.A./B.A. ’07, will be the guest speaker for this year’s Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC) Homecoming Lecture at 2:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center. She will present a lecture titled “Letting My Life Speak: Pursuing International Affairs as a Vocation.”

#BaylorHomecoming 2014 Will Welcome Bears Flung Afar Via Social Media

WACO, Texas (Oct. 24, 2014) – Oct. 30-Nov. 1, thousands of Baylor University alumni will descend on Waco to celebrate Homecoming 2014. Reunion dinners, Pigskin Revue, the bonfire, parade, and of course the football game versus Kansas highlight the event’s schedule. Even though some of Baylor's 165,000 living alumni won't be able to make it back to campus, they can join in the Homecoming spirit, thanks to the university’s social media channels.

The Wall Street Journal Drama Critic to Speak at World Issues Lectureship

WACO, Texas (Oct. 24, 2014) – Renowned theater critic Terry Teachout will return to Baylor’s campus to speak at the 21st Annual Laura Blanche Jackson Lectureship in World Issues at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Paul W. Powell Chapel in Truett Seminary. Teachout will lecture on, “The story of Ambassador Satch: Louis Armstrong, Jazz, and International Relations.” A reception will follow in Truett’s Great Hall.

Oct. 31 2:00-4:00pmMartin Museum of Art Homecoming Gallery Tours
Oct. 31 7:00pmSingspiration
Oct. 31 6:00-10:30pmExtravaganza
Oct. 31 9:00-10:30pmPep Rally & Bonfire
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1Homecoming
Nov. 1 8:30-10:30amParade
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1Friday Night Flashback