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Evacuation systems test Friday

The monthly test of the outdoor mass notification and indoor voice evacuation systems will occur this Friday, July 11th between 1:00 and 1:15 PM; please note the time change for this month only. There will be several activations of the systems during this 15 minute period, each activation approximately 30 seconds long.

Revision to Baylor's Travel & Entertainment Policies & Procedures effective July 1

Baylor University's Travel & Entertainment Policies & Procedures have been revised to be effective July 1, 2014.

Baylor Club at McLane Stadium membership special for Baylor Faculty & Staff

We are aware that a number of you were unable to attend our introductory sessions for Faculty and Staff at the conclusion of last semester to learn more about the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. As a reminder, your Initiation Fee has been satisfied for both membership levels provided you join prior to August 15th, after which this will not be the case.

Baylor Club at McLane Stadium membership special for Baylor Faculty & Staff

We are aware that a number of you were unable to attend our introductory sessions for Faculty and Staff at the conclusion of last semester to learn more about the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. As a reminder, your Initiation Fee has been satisfied for both membership levels provided you join prior to August 15th, after which this will not be the case.

W. Basketball. WBB's Wallace Honored by Basketball Australia

Incoming freshman women's basketball player Kristy Wallace, who hails from the Australian state of Queensland, was recently named Basketball Australia's 2013 Junior Female Player of the Year.

Track. Bromell, Holmes Set For IAAF World Junior Championships

Baylor track and field athletes Trayvon Bromell and TJ Holmes will represent the United States at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships Tuesday through Sunday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

Football. Petty Placed on Walter Camp Award Watch List

Baylor senior quarterback Bryce Petty was listed among "players to watch" for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award in a 50-player preseason watch list released Friday by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

Football. Football Picked Second In Preseason Big 12 Media Poll

Baylor garnered its highest-ever preseason placing by being picked second in the 2014 Big 12 Football Preseason Poll, as voted on by media representatives who cover the league.

Baylor authors fill bookshelves with summer releases

Accounts of heroism from first-responders in West. An example of a church that’s changing the world. The story of a certain football coach whose revolutionary offense changed Baylor forever. These are just some of the options available to Baylor Nation as Bears everywhere hit the beach or otherwise work through their summer reading lists, while the prolific library of […]

Baylor football pegged as preseason Big 12 runner-up for 2014

We are now less than six weeks from kicking off the 2014 college football season and all that entails — including the defending of last year’s Big 12 title and the opening of McLane Stadium. Preseason polls of both media and coaches indicate that Baylor is expected to again be in the hunt for the Big […]

A fountain back on Fountain Mall? Major Fifth Street update coming

A fountain is in the works for Baylor’s historic Fifth Street — appropriately enough, on or near Fountain Mall. And that’s just the beginning of the plans for the heart of Baylor’s campus, thanks to a generous alum. A major renovation is coming to Fifth Street, made possible by a gift from Dr. Thomas Rosenbalm, BS ’50, […]

Show us how you find #BaylorEverywhere

The Baylor name is truly everywhere these days, whether it’s our people being quoted in media outlets all over the country, our sports teams regularly appearing on national broadcasts, or green-and-gold t-shirts popping up all over the world. We want to see just how far the Baylor name goes, so we have a request. When you see […]


Aimee Danley

Aimee Danley, biology, and spouse, Patrick, on the birth of their son, Walker Danley, June 12, 2014.

Brett Bufton

Brett Bufton, athletics, and spouse, Kristen, on the birth of their daughter, Finley Jo Bufton, June 2, 2014.

Daniel Hare

Daniel Hare, law school, and spouse, Adrienne, on the birth of their son, Griffin Patrick Hare, May 17, 2014.

Devan Jonklaas

Devan Jonklaas, chemistry and biochemistry, and spouse, Hannah, on the birth of their daughter, Amy Rose V. Jonklaas, May 30, 2014.

With Sympathy

Christina Chan-Park and Jerry Park

Sympathies to Christina Chan-Park, University Libraries, and her husband, Jerry Park, Sociology, on the death of her father, Michael Chan, on July 20, 2014.

Sandra Tindell

Sympathies to Sandra Tindell, counseling services, on the death of her father, Tommy Cardwell, on July 16, 2014.

Dr. Joe Cox

Sympathies to the family of Dr. Joe Cox, professor in the Hankamer School of Business, on his death July 14, 2014.

BJ Tisdale-Hyatt

Sympathies to the family of staff member Bj Tisdale-Hyatt, Truett Seminary, on her death on June 29, 2014 Evangelicals more likely to divorce than non-religious, study suggests

July 20, 2014
Article mentions a Baylor University sociology study that suggests that evangelicals are more likely to divorce than those who claim no religion. The research was part of a report released by the Council on Contemporary Families. Baylor researchers included Jerry Z. Park, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences; and Joshua Tom and Brita Andercheck, doctoral candidates in the department of sociology. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the sociology department.)

Fort Bend Star: Sugar Land Girl Scout betters YMCA soccer fields to earn Gold Award

July 16, 2014
Sasha Asthana, a Girl Scout from Sugar Land, recently planned, constructed and installed a set of benches at her local YMCA soccer fields. This earned her the Girl Scouts of the USA’s Gold Award. This fall Asthana plans to attend Baylor University to study biomedical engineering.

KXXV-TV: Baylor gets $8 million gift, regents increase tuition for 2015 school year

July 18, 2014
Baylor received a generous $8 million gift from Dr. Thomas J. Rosenbalm, a Baylor alumnus and physician, who gave the gift in honor of his father and mother, Clarence and Claudia Rosenbalm. The gift is earmarked for renovations to Fifth Street and the addition of a fountain, which will anchor the area.

Longview News-Journal: Searcy wins state bar achievement award

July 20, 2014
Joshua P. Searcy, J.D. ’05, was recently presented the Romina L. Mulloy Bossio Achievement Award by the Young Lawyers Committee of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the Texas State Bar. Searcy was given the award because of “his contributions to community service, pro bono work and efforts to encourage and support other young bankruptcy attorneys in their community and at large.”

Baylor University welcomes solar car teams, vehicles to campus Wednesday

WACO, Texas (July 22, 2014) – Baylor University will welcome 25 high school Solar Car Challenge teams – and their vehicles – to campus on Wednesday.

Baylor University Again Named to Elite Honor Roll in ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ List

WACO, Texas (July 21, 2014) - For the fourth year in a row, Baylor University joined an elite group of universities named to The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2014 Honor Roll as one of the country's "Great Colleges to Work For." Of only 42 national universities awarded Honor Roll status, Baylor is one of only two universities in the large university category (10,000 or more students) to achieve recognition in 10 of the 11 categories recognizing specific best practices and policies.

Baylor Regents Celebrate Major Gift, Approve Renovation and Fountain Addition to Fifth Street, Set Tuition and Fees for 2015-2016

WACO, Texas (July 18, 2014) – At its annual summer meeting, Baylor University’s Board of Regents celebrated a major gift that will provide for significant renovation to the campus’s historic Fifth Street – home to many cherished University traditions, such as Homecoming, Diadeloso and Christmas on Fifth. The gift, which has an approximate value of $8 million, was made by Baylor alumnus and physician Dr. Thomas J. Rosenbalm in honor of his father and mother.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Business School Faculty Member

WACO, Texas (July 16, 2014) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Joe Cox, Ph.D., longtime professor of management in the Hankamer School of Business. Dr. Cox, who was 67, passed away suddenly Sunday, July 13, 2014, while on a family vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sep. 25 11:30am - 1:00pmFall Staff Forum