Announcements

[American flags]
5/21/2015
WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor University will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day, while some campus buildings will have changed hours. No classes will be held, and all administrative offices will be closed.
[Foster Campus rendering NW corner]
5/15/2015
WACO, Texas (May 15, 2015) – At its spring meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents voted to establish a new Ph.D. program in entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business and approved $1.1 million for the design and construction of the Simpson Strength and Performance Center in the Simpson Athletics and Academic Center.
[Alamo Signing 1]
5/11/2015
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2015) – Baylor University and Alamo Colleges today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.
[Commencement 2015]
5/11/2015
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2015) – The time has come for a new class of graduates to receive a diploma from Baylor University and leave fortified with the wisdom imparted on them during their time here. For those graduating from Baylor and George W. Truett Theological Seminary, commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16.
[Winfred Moore]
5/9/2015
WACO, Texas (May 9, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Texas Baptist leader and Regent Emeritus Dr. Winfred Moore, who died Friday in Amarillo at the age of 95.
[notes]
5/8/2015
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2015) – Members from eight regional high school women’s choirs will gather for the 11th Annual Women’s Choir Festival Concert at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, in Baylor University’s Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
[Matthew Lindner]
5/6/2015
WACO, Texas (May 6, 2015) – Baylor University today announced a gift of $2 million from Matthew B. Lindner and his father, Carl H. Lindner III, of Cincinnati, Ohio, to create the Matthew B. Lindner Endowment for Excellence in Film and Digital Media. The gift will help make the Film and Digital Media program, currently housed within the Department of Communication, a freestanding department within the College of Arts and Sciences, effective June 1. Matthew Lindner and his father, Carl, each gave $1 million as part of the collective gift to the University.
[Robert Browning]
5/5/2015
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2015) – Baylor University’s Armstrong Browning Library will host Browning Day, a concert and lecture in celebration of the 203rd birthday of Victorian poet Robert Browning, at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, in the Hankamer Treasure Room of Armstrong Browning Library.
[Gaming photo1]
5/1/2015
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2015) - Are you ready to travel through dungeons and ghost towns to battle monsters and vengeful spirits? Grab your game controllers and let's go! Senior students from the computer science department in Baylor's School of Engineering and Computer Science will demonstrate video games they've developed.
[ExxonMobil check presentation 2]
5/1/2015
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2015) – Baylor University announced today that it has received $434,625 from ExxonMobil and its employees through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2014 Educational Matching Gift Program.
[Daniel Hall]
4/30/2015
WACO, Texas (April 30, 2015) – In a special concert titled “Illuminations of Heart,” the Baylor Bella Voce women’s ensemble will join Baylor’s mixed Concert Choir at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
[shipwrecked cannon]
4/30/2015
WACO, Texas (April 30, 2015) – Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will host its newest traveling exhibition, SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure, which will give visitors a chance to dive into a fascinating world thousands of miles below sea-level. The exhibit, created by Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a deep-ocean exploration company, will be open from Saturday, May 2, to Wednesday, Sept. 16.
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – In honor of the 10th Annual lecture presented by Baylor University’s undergraduate scholarly publication “The Pulse,” senior Anna McKay will discuss her paper, “Middle Earth According to Farrer: Double Agency in Ainulindale” from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Alexander Hall.
[Elliston]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 29, 2015) – Baylor University will celebrate the completion and opening of Elliston Chapel with gatherings and services from Tuesday, April 28, to Thursday, April 30.
[Gene Nora Jessen]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – Baylor University’s Institute for Air Science welcomed renowned author and pilot Gene Nora Jessen to its sixth annual Aviation Science Spring Banquet last Friday, April 24.
[Black glasses poster 2015]
4/27/2015
WACO, Texas (April 27, 2015) – Baylor has its very own collegiate film festival, and it’s so cool it has to wear shades.
4/27/2015
WACO, Texas (April 27, 2015) — Baylor University’s entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business is partnering with the town of Addison’s Economic Development department and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) to offer entrepreneurs an opportunity for candid chats, networking time with successful serial entrepreneurs and funding strategists, and information sessions that address issues crucial to accelerating company growth.
[Diana R. Garland]
4/24/2015
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.
[Wind ensemble]
4/22/2015
WACO, Texas (April 22, 2015) – Baylor University’s School of Music will present its annual President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in Jones Concert Hall.
[Billy Ray Hearn]
4/21/2015
WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the death of Billy Ray Hearn, a distinguished Baylor graduate and former University Regent renowned as the “father” of contemporary Christian music. Hearn died April 15 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 85.
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