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.

Kappa Kappa Gamma invites Baylor families to Easter Egg Hunt

Kappa Kappa Gamma invite Baylor faculty and staff, their children, and their grandchildren to the annual Easter Egg Hunt starting at 4:30 p.m. on March 30 at Founder's Mall.

ORCID simplifying lives for Baylor researchers

Baylor is introducing the Open Researcher and Contributor ID system in order to make researchers' lives a lot easier and efficient.

Diversity Enhancement Award nominations due April 1

Nominations for the award, given to individuals (faculty and staff), organizations, or programs within Baylor University that strengthen and promote respect for diversity, are due April 1.

Baseball. Baseball Falls to No. 20 Houston, 11-0

Baylor (12-15) dropped an 11-0 decision to No. 20 Houston (20-9) Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark.

W. Volleyball. VB's Malloy Selected as U.S. Collegiate National Team Member

Baylor volleyball's Andie Malloy was announced as a member of the U.S. Collegiate National Team for the second-straight year.

W. Equestrian. Equestrian named No. 2 Seed for NCEA Championship

The Baylor Equestrian team will be the No. 2 seed in the NCEA National Championship to be held at the Extraco Event Center in Waco on April 16-18.

W. Basketball. Nina Davis Earns Pair of All-American Awards

Sophomore Nina Davis joined an elite club, earning first team All-America honors from both The Associated Press and the United States Basketball Writers Association today.

‘The Gathering’ draws 35,000 to McLane Stadium for historic night of worship

Shortly after Baylor football broke in its new home on the Brazos River last fall, Drayton McLane Jr., BBA ’58, approached Waco pastor (and former Regent) Ramiro Peña, BA ’88, with another idea for filling the facility. “Drayton had a vision of using McLane Stadium for more than football,” said Peña. “He asked me, ‘Would you help […]

Lady Bears’ run ends with 5th Elite Eight in 6 years

Entering this season, Baylor women’s basketball fans could have been excused for expecting a bit of a downturn. The team had graduated its leading scorer (and one of the best players in program history) for the second straight season. Furthermore, the roster featured just one senior, and more than 2/3 of the team’s minutes would go to freshmen […]

U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait — and a Baylor grad

Douglas Silliman, BA ’82, is approaching the one-year anniversary of his arrival in Kuwait City as the United States ambassador to Kuwait. But this is far from the first time he has flung his green and gold afar. After graduating from Baylor in 1982 with a degree in political science, Silliman (pictured above right) earned […]

7 ‘Dos and Don’ts’ for every Baylor wedding

Whether you’ve just gotten engaged, have a friend who is planning his or her wedding, or are just dreaming of your big day, there are certain things to keep in mind if you or your future spouse is a Baylor Bear. Here are seven dos and don’ts for Baylor couples: 1. DO take engagement or wedding […]

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

Caroline Plapp

Sympathies to Baylor student Caroline Plapp on the death of her brother, Byron Plapp, on March 27, 2015.

Mary Catherine Edwards

Sympathies to Baylor student Mary Catherine Edwards on the death of her father, Mr. William (Bill) Edwards on March 29, 2015.

Lori Fogleman

Sympathies to staff member Lori Fogleman, marketing and communications department, on the death of her mother, Mrs. Jacqueline Wasserman on March 10, 2015.

James & Deirdre Fulton

Sympathies to faculty members James Fulton, geology, and Deirdre Fulton, religion, on the death of James’ mother, Mrs. Janet Fulton, on February 18, 2015.

KWTX-TV (Central Texas): Former Baylor WR Reaches Out To Child Battling Life-threatening Illness

March 29, 2015
VIDEO INCLUDED: Dallas Cowboys' wide receiver Terrance Williams, B.S.E. ‘12, a former student-athlete at Baylor, sent a personal video message last week to a young fan in Indiana battling a life-threatening illness.

KXXV-TV (Central Texas): Record-breaking Crowd Attends ‘The Gathering’

March 30, 2015
VIDEO INCLUDED: “The Gathering,” a Palm Sunday worship event at Baylor's McLane Stadium, attracted more than 30,000 people, with more than 1,200 people making decisions about their faith and more than 12 tons of food donated for local pantries. Pastor Ramiro Pena, the event’s executive director, said the service is believed to be the largest worship gathering in Waco’s history. Pastor Kevin Harrison, lead administrator of the planning team, said some 40,000 Instagram pictures were put online during “The Gathering,” and it was the No. 4 trending topic on Twitter on Sunday. Both men believe the event will serve as a blueprint for mass worship services in other cities.

Baylor Provost David Garland Announces Appointment of Dr. Gary Mortenson as Dean of the School of Music

WACO, Texas (March 30, 2015) — After an extensive national search, Baylor University Provost and Executive Vice President David E. Garland, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Gary Mortenson, D.M.A., as the new dean of the School of Music at Baylor.

Baylor English Professor’s Book Receives Country’s Largest Award for Debut Fiction

WACO, Texas (March 25, 2015) – “Elegy on Kinderklavier,” a book by Arna B. Hemenway, M.F.A., assistant professor in the department of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the 2015 PEN/Hemingway Award for a distinguished first work of fiction, the largest award for debut fiction in the country.

Finalists Selected for Baylor's $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

WACO, Texas (March 27, 2015) – Three preeminent scholar/teachers from U.S. universities have been selected as finalists for Baylor University's 2016 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, the only national teaching award – with the single largest monetary reward of $250,000 – presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching.

Ivy League Scholar, Pastor to Lecture on Barth in Christian Ethics and Pop Culture

WACO, Texas (March 26, 2015) – Reformed Swiss theologian Karl Barth can be counted as one of the great minds of Protestant theology in the 20th Century.

Apr. 14Diadeloso
Sep. 24 11:30am - 1:00pmFall Staff Forum Luncheon