“Unintentional Intolerance” with Dr. Steve Robbins Canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the presentation by Dr. Steve Robbins scheduled for tomorrow morning in Roxy Grove Hall has been canceled. We hope to reschedule the presentation for the fall semester and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Register for "Lift Up Your Hearts" prayer and worship service

Register today for "Lift Up Your Hearts," and join the Baylor community in bringing the spring semester to a close with prayer, worship, and fellowship at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 4 in the Truett Seminary Chapel.

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Annual Staff Performance Appraisal & Planning Process

5th Street and MP Daniel Esplanade Closure

Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015, the intersection of 5th Street and MP Daniel Esplanade is scheduled for closure in preparation for underground utility work on 5th Street as part of campus improvements.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Defeats Texas Tech 4-0 For Big 12 Title

For the second-straight year and the eighth time in program history, the eighth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team claimed the Big 12 Championship title with a 4-0 victory over No. 16 Texas Tech at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center Sunday.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Comes Up Short Against No. 1 Oklahoma, 4-3

The second-ranked Baylor men's tennis team rallied from a 3-0 deficit to tie the Big 12 Championship title match 3-3, before dropping a 4-3 decision versus No. 1 Oklahoma Sunday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Baseball. Baseball Drops Rubber Match to K-State, 6-3

Baylor (17-25, 6-11) lost a tough game to Kansas State (20-22, 7-11), 6-3, Sunday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark.

W. Golf. Women's Golf Wins First Big 12 Title

The Baylor women's golf team won its first-ever conference title by shooting 3-over-par 867 in the Big 12 Conference Championship at The Dominion Country Club. BU entered the final round with a 10-stroke lead and shot 9-over-par 293 on Sunday, claiming the tournament championship by 12 strokes.

Who is Baylor’s Fringe Monster?

You’ve seen it at Baylor games. The huge, fluffy, flailing mass of green and gold fringe, surrounded by crowds of gawkers and selfie-takers. It takes charge of dance parties, draws the attention of fans and camera crews, and occasionally (and unintentionally) frightens children. It’s the Fringe Monster. So who is this diehard Baylor fan? Turns out, it’s […]

Alum named Collins Outstanding Professor — again

Each spring, Baylor honors three professors with major awards based on slightly different criteria. The first to be announced is the Collins Outstanding Professor Award, voted on each year by the outgoing senior class. Past Collins Professors include Dr. Randall O’Brien (1996), Dr. Tom Hanks (1998), Rachel Moore (1999) and Dr. Robert Packard (2002). This year’s […]

How Baylor is stewarding the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. In 2009, Baylor became the first university in Texas to earn LEED certification for […]

Baylor English prof’s book named year’s best debut fiction

A Baylor English professor has won the nation’s top award for a debut fiction writer, and it almost seems a bit like destiny. Arna Hemenway, an assistant professor who teaches creative writing in the English department, was awarded this year’s PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction. The award is the nation’s largest award for an author’s […]

Congratulations

Alan Raines

Congratulations to faculty member Alan Raines, school of music, and spouse, Frances, on the birth of their son, Ford Balkcom Raines, February 4, 2015.

Amanda Anderson

Congratulations to staff member Amanda Anderson, constituent engagement, and spouse, Thomas, on the birth of their son, Tripp Anderson, July 2, 2014

Amine Qourzal

Congratulations to staff member Amine Qourzal, student financial aid, and spouse, Lisa, on the birth of their son, Aaron Marshall Qourzal, on February 10, 2015.

Benjamin Johansen

Congratulations to staff member Benjamin Johansen, university libraries, and spouse, Heather, on the birth of their son, Shepherd Hayes Johansen, February 25, 2015.

With Sympathy

Joyce Nuner

Sympathies to faculty member Joyce Nuner, family and consumer sciences department, on the death of her brother, Mr. Brandon Emmons,on April 19, 2015.

Mark Anderson

Sympathies to faculty member Mark Anderson, art department, on the death of his mother, Mrs. Noni Anderson, on April 11, 2015.

Tyler Couch

Sympathies to Baylor student Tyler Couch on the death of his father, Mr. Steve Couch, on April 8, 015.

Katelyn Voigt

Sympathies to Baylor student Katelyn Voigt on the death of her father, Mr. Thomas Voigt, on April 3, 2015.

Aiken Standard (S.C.): Kenneth Starr to speak at USCA

April 23, 2015
Article about Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, who is scheduled to deliver the spring commencement speech at University of South Carolina-Aiken.

Aleteia: The Perfect Conclusion to John's Gospel, and Afterwards

April 18, 2015
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, explores the topic of coherency and conclusions in the Gospels. Jenkins explains how the narrative is composed in multiple layers, leaving much of the cohesion up to the editors, such as John. This helps explain why some of the Gospels give multiple perspectives on the same story.

Baptist News Global: Baylor student to study ethical issues at Auschwitz

April 22, 2015
Elizabeth Andrasi, a third-year Master of Divinity student at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, has been selected by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program for future clergy. The program takes place this summer in New York, Germany and Poland. FASPE allows graduate students to explore relationships between the history of the Holocaust and contemporary ethics in their own discipline. “I hope I can allow myself to be present to the reality of evil in the world as we talk about the ethical issues that face us today,” Andrasi said.

Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.

Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.

Baylor’s Model Organization of American States Attends Model in Washington, D.C.

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Ten members of Baylor’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to participate in the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS) hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas.

Dr. David Jeffrey Awarded Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – David Lyle Jeffrey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in Baylor’s Honors College, has been honored as the 12th Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.