Notification Systems to be Tested Today at 4:00 p.m.

Due to a recent update in programming, a test of the outdoor and indoor speakers of emergency notification system will be conducted today, September 23, 2016, at 4:00 PM.

ID Office on the Move

The ID Office will move from Robinson Tower to the Speight Parking Facility October 3.

An invitation to faculty and staff to join the Baylor Club

Sign up for a Baylor Club membership by September 15 and receive a complimentary dinner for two.

Online tool assists Baylor community in responding to issues

The Report It website is a new resource to help faculty, staff, students and others locate mechanisms for reporting violations of University policy, troubling behavior or criminal activity to the appropriate authorities.

Football. Blanchard Recognized As Jim Thorpe Player of the Week

Baylor football junior NB Travon Blanchard was named the Jim Thorpe Player of the Week, Phil Steele and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced Wednesday.

Football. Blanchard Named Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week

Baylor football junior NB Travon Blanchard was chosen as the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week, the Football Writers Association of America announced Tuesday.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Puts Streak on the Line with Texas Tech

Baylor volleyball (13-4, 1-0) hosts the Texas Tech Red Raiders (10-7, 0-2) for a midweek match on Wednesday, Sep. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Ferrell Center.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball's Staiger Selected as AVCA National POTW

Baylor volleyball’s redshirt junior outside hitter Katie Staiger was picked as the Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association Player of the Week, announced Tuesday afternoon by the AVCA.

Get to know Dr. Corey Carbonara, Baylor Master Teacher

Earning the designation as a Master Teacher is a rare honor, one of the highest a Baylor professor can receive. Last month, Baylor President David Garland announced that three Baylor professors had earned the title, increasing the roll of Master Teachers who had earned this designation to 26 since the honor was first bestowed 34 years […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “It’s who you know.”

“I’ve always wanted to work in an area where I really feel like I can serve people and help people and better their lives. I got interested in politics and was like, ‘Well, I guess this is the way I can do it!’ I want to work in political communications somehow — trying to figure […]

Renowned historian David McCullough speaks at Baylor

If you can name only one living historian, there’s a good chance it’s David McCullough. The 83-year-old author has won two Pulitzer Prizes and the Presidential Medal of Freedom; written 10 books (including such best-sellers as Truman and 1776); narrated documentaries such as Ken Burns’ Civil War series; and had two of his works translated for […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “We had a really cool Welcome Week group…”

“[Welcome Week] was fun. I feel like we got lucky because we had a really cool Welcome Week group, and about half of us really connected and really stuck together. It’s what the majority of our hangout group is still, which didn’t happen with a lot of Welcome Week groups. But it was fun getting […]

Congratulations

Cameron Talley

Congratulations to Cameron Talley, university libraries, and spouse Megan, on the birth of their son Samuel Walden Stewart, on September 2, 2016.

Joshua Ogden

Congratulations to staff member Joshua Ogden, ITS Client Services, and spouse Krista, on the birth of their son Cooper on August 30, 2016.

Matthew Frise

Congratulations to Baylor staff member Matthew Frise, philosophy department, and spouse Olivia, on the birth of their son, Rowan, on August 8, 2016.

Megan Hoag

Congratulations to staff member Megan Hoag, Texas Hunger Initiative, and spouse Shane, on the birth of their daughter Kylie Jo on August 28, 2016.

With Sympathy

Carey Ann Smith

Sympathies to the family, friends, and students of retired Assistant Dean for Student Services in the School of Nursing Carey Ann Smith on her death August 13, 2016.

Dr. John Olson

Sympathies to the family, friends, and students of Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Dr. John Olson on his death August 16, 2016.

Darren Frame

Sympathies to Baylor professor Darren Frame on the death of his son and Baylor student, Jared Frame, on August 4, 2016.

Nicole (Niky) McCafferty

Sympathies to Baylor student Nicole McCaffety on the death of her father, John D. McCaffety, on June 16, 2016.

Baylor Lariat: American historian David McCullough speaks on importance of liberal arts

Sept. 27, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough gave Baylor’s annual Beall Russell Lecture in the Humanities on Tuesday, speaking on the "Incomparable Advantage of Intellectual Curiosity," which he cited as the key mechanism that drive people to leave lasting legacies. “Curiosity is, in many ways, what separates us from the cabbages,” McCullough said. “It’s that drive that comes with knowing something, and you want to know more. It’s accelerative, like gravity.”

Baylor Lariat: Baylor Law School launches program to make legal aid more affordable

Sept. 27, 2016
Article about Baylor Law School’s Legal Mapmaker workshop that is designed to prepare young lawyers to open and efficiently operate their own law firms while also helping the public find affordable legal services. Interviewed is Stephen Rispoli, J.D., assistant dean of student affairs and pro bono programs at Baylor Law School. “We thought that if we can start with young lawyers who are coming out of law school and are going to start their own firm – if we can help them be efficient, ethical, and economical – then they will be able to serve that 100 million that cannot currently get legal assistance,” Rispoli said. (Eric Eckert, Baylor media communications specialist, covers Baylor Law School programs, faculty and research.)

Baylor University Police Department to Host First National Night Out Event for Campus Community

WACO, Texas (Sept. 28, 2016) –The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) is hosting its first National Night Out event, #BUNightOut, for the Baylor residential community at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, on Fountain Mall.

Broadway World: WaterTower Theatre Elects New Directors and Officers

Sept. 26, 2016
Paul Shultz, B.B.A. (Economics) ’76, M.B.A. ’77, has been elected as president of the board of directors of the WaterTower Theatre, one of the leading regional theatres in North Dallas and Texas. Shultz is general manager of Slalom Consulting's South Region businesses.

Notification Systems to be Tested Today at 4:00 p.m.

Due to a recent update in programming, a test of the outdoor and indoor speakers of emergency notification system will be conducted today, September 23, 2016, at 4:00 PM.

This Week at Baylor – Sept. 25-30, 2016

WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a performance by chamber ensemble Trio Festivale from Dublin, Ireland, and a lecture from Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough.

Baylor Theatre to Present ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2016) — Baylor University Theatre will present a classic musical to kick off its 2016–17 season.

Baylor University Hosts Big 12 Water Conference to Address Water Resource Issues and Collaborate on Research

WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2016) – Baylor University’s department of environmental science in the College of Arts & Sciences is hosting a select group of scientists at the second annual Big 12 Water Conference Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, through Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC).