About Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas and welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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Baylor prof helping launch Christian school for deaf students from across Texas

Baylor prof helping launch Christian school for deaf students from across Texas

Dr. Lewis Lummer, a senior lecturer of deaf education and American Sign Language at Baylor, understands well the challenges that deaf students face — because he has lived it. Having himself overcome educational barriers due to being deaf, his desire to help others do the same has helped lead toa uniqueschool for the deaf opening …

Baylor Magazine: Setting Captives Free

Baylor Magazine: Setting Captives Free

The Heart of Texas Human Trafficking Coalition unites 45 agencies and organizations for an unprecedented, effective collaboration to bring traffickers to justice and help survivors heal. Baylor alumni, faculty and staff fill vital roles in the coalition.

Baylor University Named a ‘2017 Great College to Work For’ by The Chronicle of Higher Education

Baylor University Named a ‘2017 Great College to Work For’ by The Chronicle of Higher Education

WACO, Texas (July 19, 2017) – For the seventh consecutive year, Baylor University has been named a “Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.

Baylor’s 2017 Alleluia Conference Features Celebration of Black Gospel Music

Baylor’s 2017 Alleluia Conference Features Celebration of Black Gospel Music

WACO, Texas (July 18, 2017) – Church musicians from across the nation travel to Waco each year to worship together and improve their musical and leadership skills at Baylor University's annual Alleluia Conference. In addition to the usual class sessions, luncheons and discussions, participants in this year's conference will experience "Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of Black Gospel Music."

New National Research from Baylor Religion Survey about Values, Mental Health and Technology Will Be Presented to the Religion Newswriters Association Sept. 7-9

New National Research from Baylor Religion Survey about Values, Mental Health and Technology Will Be Presented to the Religion Newswriters Association Sept. 7-9

WACO, Texas (July 12, 2017) — The fifth wave of the Baylor Religion Survey — “American Values, Mental Health, and Using Technology in the Age of Trump” — will be presented by Baylor sociologists at the Religion Newswriters Association annual conference Sept. 7-9 in Nashville, Tenn.

Baylor Research Magazine: Managing a Going Concern: Baylor physicist leads a management team at a prestigious European research facility

Baylor Research Magazine: Managing a Going Concern: Baylor physicist leads a management team at a prestigious European research facility

July 10, 2017
Article about Jay Dittmann, Ph.D., and Kenichi Hatakeyama, Ph.D., associate professors of physics in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, who have been working since 2010 with the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) collaboration at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, an international collaboration among 21 member states and more than 500 academic institutions and corporations. Dittmann is deputy project manager of the team that manages the Hadron Calorimeter, a key component of the CMS. He is primarily focused on one of the most enigmatic concepts in the cosmos — dark matter.

Baylor Professor Urges Surgeon General to Improve Public Health by Fighting Poverty

Baylor Professor Urges Surgeon General to Improve Public Health by Fighting Poverty

WACO, Texas (July 7, 2017) – Jeff Levin, Ph.D., M.P.H., a Baylor University professor who holds a distinguished chair in epidemiology and population health, wants the nation’s next surgeon general to spread awareness of the harmful impact of poverty on the nation’s health.

Baylor Law Professor Bridget Fuselier Honored by the Texas State Bar for Outstanding Service to Veterans

Baylor Law Professor Bridget Fuselier Honored by the Texas State Bar for Outstanding Service to Veterans

Baylor Law Professor Bridget Fuselier, J.D. '98, was honored by the Texas Military & Veterans Law Section of the State Bar of Texas with the Colonel Bryan S. Spencer Award during the 2017 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting.

Summer Camps Bring Talented Musicians to Baylor

Summer Camps Bring Talented Musicians to Baylor

WACO, Texas (July 5, 2017) – Each summer, talented musicians from middle schools and high schools around the country travel to Baylor University to try out life as a music major for one week.