Keeping Baylor Nation Informed

The recent criminal conviction of former student-athlete Sam Ukwuachu has brought deep anguish to our campus. As we have said unequivocally, acts of sexual violence contradict every value Baylor University upholds as a caring Christian community.

Have questions about Title IX training?

Faculty and staff are required to complete the Title IX course to better understand their rights, responsibilities, options, and resources. However, questions do arise even about the course itself. Here, you can find answers to many of your questions regarding the course and Title IX in general.

Understanding Title IX

Learn your rights, options, and resources under Title IX.

Fall Faculty Meeting Thursday

Faculty are invited to the fall faculty meeting Thursday, August 27 at Waco Hall.

Football. Baylor, SMU Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 56-21 win over SMU at Gerald R. Ford Stadium Sept. 4, 2015

W. Soccer. Soccer Plays to 1-1 Draw at Sam Houston State

Baylor soccer played to its first tie of the season in a 1-1 double-overtime decision at Sam Houston State Friday evening at Pritchett Field.

Football. Baylor, SMU Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 56-21 win over SMU Sept. 4, 2015, at Gerald J. Ford Stadium

Football. No. 4 Football Cruises Past SMU in Second Half, 56-21

Seth Russell threw for 376 yards with three of his five touchdowns to Jay Lee, and the new starting quarterback also ran for a score as fourth-ranked Baylor finally got back on the field with 56-21 victory at SMU on Friday night.

Baylor named nation’s top private school for fashion merchandising

High school students dreaming of a career in the fashion business but also wanting the experience of a four-year private school can find no better spot for both than Baylor. So says a new ranking from, a website that serves as a resource for anyone interested in a degree in fashion design. Baylor’s fashion merchandising offerings […]

Alum turns passion for barbecue into service for El Paso’s homeless

Many barbecue fans travel all over Texas for great brisket and sausage, making it their mission to find the state’s best barbecue. As a Baylor student, Blake Barrow was one of them, regularly driving over 100 miles to find the best barbecue. Now, he’s making barbecue a part of his mission — by serving brisket, sausage […]

Who’s the most #BaylorProud? Vote now!

A few weeks ago, we asked you, Baylor Nation, to post pictures to Twitter and Instagram of how you show your Baylor pride. After sorting through hundreds of photos, we’ve picked 29 finalists for the “Are You #BaylorProud?” photo contest. Now, it’s your turn to choose the winner. Between now and Sept. 3, go to this photo gallery on the […]

New commercial showcases Baylor professors’ caring nature

Viewers who tune in Friday’s Baylor-SMU football game — a nationally televised contest on ESPN — will see more than just a good football team; they’ll also get a glimpse at the heart of Baylor, as the university’s new 30-second commercial makes its debut. But you, Baylor family, don’t have to wait; you can see it […]


Adrienne Harris & Steven Jug

Congratulations to faculty members Adrienne Harris and spouse Steven Jug, modern languages and cultures, on the birth of their daughter, Anastasia Maria Jug, June 11, 2015.

Alexander Engebretson

Congratulations to Alexander Engebretson, english department, and spouse, Julie, on the birth of their daughter, Evelyn Anne Engebretson, May 8, 2015.

Andrea Woodard

Congratulations to faculty member Andrea Woodard, modern languages and culturess, and spouse, Aaron, on the birth of their daughter, Anastasia Rose Woodard, May 17, 2015.

Britni Newman

Congratulations to staff member Britni Newman, athletics, and spouse, Joshua, on the birth of their son, John Brooks Newman, May 7, 2015.

With Sympathy

Patricia Tolbert

Sympathies to staff member Patricia Tolbert, institutional effectiveness department, on the death of her father, Dr. Sidney Hesterly, on September 1, 2015.

CJ Werner

Sympathies to the family and friends of Baylor student Christopher (CJ) Werner who passed away September 1, 2015.

Carroll Crowson

Sympathies to Baylor staff member Carroll Crowson, academic support programs department, on the death of of her father, Mr. Stephen Bonner, on August 29, 2015.

Ronnie Carter

Sympathies to the family and friends of Baylor student Ronnie Carter who passed away on Thursday, August 27th, 2015.

Baylor Lariat: On Topic guest announced for Fall 2015

Sept. 3, 2015
Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr announced that former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be the guest speaker for the Fall 2015 On Topic, which will take place Sept. 23 in Waco Hall. Giuliani is a noted speaker and author and former. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. at the Bill Daniel Student Center Ticket Office.

Christianity Today: Books and Culture: “The Dregs of Christendom”

Sept. 1, 2015
Review of “Baptists in America: A History” by Thomas S. Kidd, Ph.D., associate director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, and Barry Hankins, Ph.D., professor of history in the College of Arts & Sciences.

KCEN-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/NBC): Baylor Fans Gearing Up for Gameday

Sept. 3, 2015
VIDEO: With the Baylor Bears enjoying their highest preseason football ranking ever at No. 4, Baylor fans are looking forward to the season by gearing up for gameday to show their spirit and support.

KCEN-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/NBC): Baylor Football Games Completely Booked

Sept. 3, 2015
VIDEO included: Every Baylor University football season ticket package has been sold out since June. “We’ve got the nation’s longest home field winning streak,” said Nick Joos, executive associate athletics director for external affairs. “Having a rocking McLane Stadium is vital to Coach Briles and his team, and our fans bring tremendous energy and tremendous passion to the stadium six times a year.”

Baylor University Closed Sept. 7 For Labor Day Holiday

WACO, TX (Sept. 4, 2015) – In observance of Labor Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held on Monday, Sept. 7.

Esteemed Architect to Visit Baylor, Motivate Students to Practice Sustainable Design

WACO, Texas (Sept. 4, 2015) – Baylor University’s interior design program is hosting “The Ethics of Sustainable Design: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Consciousness” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, in Draper Room 152.

Expert: Nine Tips To Help You Break Away From Your Smartphone

WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2015) – You’ve tried to escape it. You really have. But, the constant stream of dings and buzzes from incoming texts and emails are just too much to take. And, before you know it, you’re scanning your smartphone. Again. Can the cycle be broken? Can people really put down their smartphones?

Keeping Baylor Nation Informed

The recent criminal conviction of former student-athlete Sam Ukwuachu has brought deep anguish to our campus. As we have said unequivocally, acts of sexual violence contradict every value Baylor University upholds as a caring Christian community.

Sep. 6 1:00-5:00pmSeptember Free Sunday
Sep. 9 5:00-6:30pmThe Ethics of Sustainable Design
Sep. 10 12:30-1:30pmSET-Title IX and the Classroom
Sep. 10 12:30-1:30pmChalk Talk-Lamar
Sep. 10 3:30-4:30pm"The Japanese Religious Tradition" by Dr. Maeri Megumi
Sep. 11 6:00-8:30pmMedical Ethics Seminar
Sep. 11 7:30-9:30pmTraditions Rally
Sep. 5 10:00am - 12:00pmVolleyball vs. Coppin State
Sep. 5 7:00-9:00pmVolleyball vs. Cal Poly
Sep. 6 1:00-4:00pmSoccer at Incarnate Word
Sep. 11 4:00-7:00pmSoccer at UTSA vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Sep. 11 7:00-9:00pmVolleyball at Dayton
Sep. 11 7:00-10:00pmSoccer vs. NIU
Sep. 12 8:00amCross Country at Ken Garland Invitational
Sep. 24 11:30am - 1:00pmFall Staff Forum Luncheon
Oct. 14 12:00-4:30pmBenefits Expo