Third Street Closure Planned Dec. 16-18 for Water Line Work

The southbound lane of Third Street on the Baylor campus is scheduled for closure between Bagby Avenue and the East Campus Parking Facility from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, through Friday, Dec. 19.

Advance Tickets: Monster Truck World Championships at McLane Stadium

Advance, discount tickets to the Monster Truck World Championships will go on sale for Baylor faculty, staff and students December 10-11.

Bring a Bear, Build a Bridge

Staff Council is teaming with local service agencies to build a "Bridge of Caring" to some of the neediest children and families.

HR Advisory - News & Information You Can Use!

See what your colleagues are saying about the HR Advisory.

W. Basketball. No. 9/9 WBB Hits Road to Face Two Ranked Teams

The ninth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears will hit the road for the third time this season and will face two ranked opponents, 19th-ranked Syracuse and 18th-ranked Michigan State, in the Rollins College-hosted Florida Sunshine Classic in Winter Park, Fla.

M. Basketball. Baylor, New Mexico State Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 66-55 win over New Mexico State at the Ferrell Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

M. Basketball. Motley Scores 16, Leads MBB Past New Mexico State 66-55

Johnathan Motley scored 16 points, and Al Freeman and Lester Medford added 10 each to lead Baylor past New Mexico State 66-55 on Wednesday night.

M. Basketball. Baylor, New Mexico State Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 66-55 win over New Mexico State at the Ferrell Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

Budding Baylor entrepreneurs following in footsteps of giants

Over the years, Baylor has been a launching pad for some pretty business-savvy entrepreneurs. Some are names you know — accomplished individuals such as Clifton Robinson, BBA ’63, a successful entrepreneur in the insurance industry; Paul Foster, BBA ’79, founder and chairman of the board of Western Refining; and of course our stadium’s namesake, Drayton McLane […]

Happy 75th birthday, Pat Neff bells!

Something about the sound of the McLane Carillon bells, chiming from atop Pat Neff Hall, elevates even the most routine strolls across campus into something more. They’ve provided the soundtrack to daily life here at Baylor for generations, having played their first hymn (“Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow”) 75 years ago this month, in […]

What does #BaylorChristmas look like in your home?

This (above) is how we decorate our home for campus. What about you? Check out these Bears (below) who have covered their homes in green and gold for Christmas; maybe they’ll spark some ideas for your own home! [View the story “Bears everywhere celebrate #BaylorChristmas” on Storify] So, how does Baylor show up in your home’s Christmas […]

Baylor grad SaraBeth making waves in country music

Imagine you’re cruising around, cranking up the radio, when something even more familiar than the top 20 starts to play: your own voice. That was reality for country singer and Baylor grad Sarah Elizabeth Swagerty, a.k.a. SaraBeth, when she recently heard her single “Nowhere With You” on the radio for the first time. “What am I […]


Ana Luna Hoyas

Congratulations to Ana Luna Hoyas, Modern Languages and Cultures, and spouse, Joque, on the birth of their daughter, Zoe Calero Luna, October 29, 2014.

Ed Smith

Congratulations to Ed Smith, ITS-Internet Systems and Services, and spouse, Nora, on the birth of their son, Alexander Edward Smith, October 24, 2014.

Jennifer and Paul Carron

Congratulations to Paul Carron, Interdisciplinary Core, and spouse, Jennifer, Admission Services, on the birth of their daughter, Nora Rae Carron, October 1, 2014.

Rebecca Nall

Congratulations to Rebecca Nall, Mayborn Museum Complex , and spouse, Christopher, on the birth of their daughter, Clara Nall, October 16, 2014.

With Sympathy

Beverly Warlick

Sympathies to the family, friends and co-workers of staff member Beverly Warlick, Campus Recreation, on her death December 11, 2014.

Anton Paroski

Sympathies to Baylor student, Anton Paroski, on the death of his father, Mr. Lawrence Paroski, on December 1, 2014.

Kyle Stewart

Sympathies to Baylor student, Kyle Stewart, on the death of his father, Mr. Roland Stewart, Jr., on December 1, 2014.

Dawn & John Carlson

Sympathies to faculty members Dawn Carlson and husband John Carlson, Hankamer School of business, on the death of her father, Dr. Robert Simons, on November 30, 2014.

C-SPAN3 American History TV: Baylor University Armstrong Browning Library

Dec. 6, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Rita Patteson, associate professor and director of Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor, shows viewers some of the library’s collection that includes letters, books and ephemera of English poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Patteson’s segment was taped on the Baylor campus as part of C-SPAN’s “2014 Cities Tour,” which highlights cities that are rich with history and have interesting local literary communities. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, pitched Patteson as a source to C-SPAN producers and facilitated the interview. Fogleman and Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, worked with producers to set up interviews with Baylor authors and experts, as well as with special collections.)

Herald Democrat (Sherman/Denison, TX): Senate confirms three Texas judicial nominees

Dec. 16, 2014
Amos Mazzant III, J.D. ‘90, of Sherman has been appointed a federal district judge in the Eastern District of Texas by President Obama. Since 2009, he has served in Sherman as a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

The Irish Times: Are technology-free bedrooms key to a successful relationship?

Dec. 17, 2014
Article on smartphone usage within a romantic relationship mentions a 2012 Baylor study, which found that paying too much attention to a cellphone could ruin relationships with loved ones and friends. James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted. “Phubbing your significant other by giving precedence to your phone activities over paying attention to your significant other is a path to strained relationships,” he said. (Dr. Roberts’ research was pitched and placed nationally by Baylor Media Communications in November 2012.)

Baylor University Experts Available to Comment on 2014 Year-in-Review Topics

WACO, Texas (Dec. 18, 2014) – Baylor University faculty experts are available to work with media to take a look back at 2014 and discuss a number of key happenings, including the events in Ferguson, Missouri following the death of Michael Brown, the Ebola outbreak, ISIS attacks, legal cases, sports stories, consumer behavior, immigration and events in Ukraine.

Christianity Today Gives a Book Award of Merit to Baylor Scholar and Author Philip Jenkins

WACO, Texas (Dec. 18, 2014) — <i>Christianity Today</i> has given a 2015 Award of Merit to Baylor scholar Philip Jenkins for his book “The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade” (HarperOne).

Third Street Closure Planned Dec. 16-18 for Water Line Work

The southbound lane of Third Street on the Baylor campus is scheduled for closure between Bagby Avenue and the East Campus Parking Facility from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, through Friday, Dec. 19.

Resolving to Be More Generous in the New Year? Baylor Philanthropy Expert Offers Four Ways to Develop Spirit of Generosity in 2015

WACO, Texas (Dec. 11, 2014) – Many Americans already have enough “stuff,” and the gift-giving season sometimes adds to that collection of things we really don’t need. Instead of always receiving, how can we resolve to be more generous in the New Year?