Campus News

[Matt Arnold]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 23, 2015) – When Baylor University senior James Payne saw the children involved in Antioch Community Church’s STARS Mentoring Project reading books and engaging with their mentors, he knew his behind-the-scenes work was making a difference.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 12, 2015) – On Saturday, Nov. 14, Baylor University will welcome ESPN College GameDay to Waco for the second consecutive year for a live broadcast of the popular show. The show airs prior to that night's nationally televised game on ABC between No. 4 Baylor and No. 12 Oklahoma at McLane Stadium.
[Texas Tribune Symposium]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 6, 2015) – The Texas Tribune, in partnership with Baylor University, will host a free, open-to-the-public, daylong Symposium on Higher Education from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Baylor Club in Waco. In addition to the panel discussions, the event will feature a conversation with Evan Smith, The Texas Tribune’s CEO and editor-in-chief, and Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2015) - October marks National Cyber Security Awareness Month, but staying vigilant every day is vital when it comes to being safe online. Baylor experts offer six strategies to keep your data as secure as possible.
[spirit of sports]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 28, 2015) – "The Spirit of Sports," a symposium hosted by Baylor University's Institute for Faith and Learning, will feature more than 120 presentations by athletes, sports chaplains, college administrators and faculty, coaches and journalists as they explore the moral and cultural significant of sports from a religious perspective.
[Fountain Dedication Dr. Rosenbalm]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2015) – Heavy rain on the Baylor University campus did not dampen the spirits of those who gathered Friday to celebrate the dedication of the Rosenbalm Fountain, the centerpiece of a beautification and improvement project that has revived a part of campus central to many of Baylor’s great traditions.
[Rosenbalm Fountain]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2015) – At its annual Homecoming meeting, Baylor University’s Board of Regents today celebrated the announcement of a lead gift and approved the first phase of a planned golf practice facility near campus for Baylor’s nationally recognized men’s and women’s golf teams. Homecoming Weekend also included the Baylor Meritorious Achievement Awards dinner, dedication of the Rosenbalm Fountain and unveiling of the new Eternal Flame structure.
[Eternal Flame Debut]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2015) – As part of Homecoming 2015, Baylor University and the Baylor Chamber of Commerce unveiled a six-foot by nine-foot artistic structure to immortalize the university’s Eternal Flame tradition. A revered part of Homecoming, the Eternal Flame tradition honors the lives of Baylor basketball players, known as the Immortal Ten, who were killed in a bus-train accident in 1927.
[Dennis Campbell Innovative Learning Space]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2015) – As part of the university’s Homecoming, the Baylor University Libraries will dedicate classroom space in memory of Dennis Campbell, a colleague and friend who passed away earlier this year.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2015) – Since 1909, Baylor University has welcomed alumni, families, students, faculty and staff into the ultimate celebration of Baylor Nation: Homecoming. From the bonfire to the many performances of Pigskin Revue to one of the nation’s oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades, it is no small affair.
[BANC dedication]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2015) – Baylor University celebrated the official ribbon cutting and dedication of the $8.5 million Beauchamp Athletics Nutrition Center (BANC), one of the university’s newest on-campus athletics facilities located on the Brazos River, during a special event on Friday, Oct. 16.
[Dr. Paul Armitstead]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2015) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of Paul T. Armitstead, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History, who passed away Oct. 13 in Waco. He was 84. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in the chapel of Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home, 6101 Bosque Blvd. in Waco. Visitation with family will precede the service at 3 p.m.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2015) - A public memorial service for Diana Garland, founding dean and later namesake of Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19, at First Baptist Church of Waco, 500 Webster Ave.
[Stadium SPOOKtacular]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2015) – SMG is pleased to announce Stadium SPOOKtacular, presented by Lowe’s of Waco, a family-friendly Halloween event that will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, inside McLane Stadium.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2015) – Leading up to the Baylor-Texas Tech football game Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Baylor University’s Golden Wave Band is teaming up with the Texas Tech Goin’ Band from Raiderland to help raise awareness of bone marrow donor registry by encouraging others to be the one to save lives through the Be the Match Foundation.
[Diana Garland]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of founding School of Social Work Dean Diana R. Garland, who died Monday, Sept. 21, in Colorado following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
[Lecrae Concert]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2015) – The world's best-selling faith-based hip-hop artist artist Lecrae brings his Anomaly Tour to Baylor University’s Waco Hall Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.
[Kimberly Kellison]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 15, 2015) – Baylor University’s history department and gender studies program are joining together to host a panel discussion on “10 for $10: Women on America’s Currency” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in Bennett Auditorium on Baylor’s campus.
[McLane Carillon]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2015) -- Baylor University Carillonneur Lynnette Geary will play a memorial recital on the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 2001. This program, presented in memory of those who perished in the assaults, will be performed on the McLane Carillon in Pat Neff Hall Tower, beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11.
[Institutional Commercial - Faculty]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 31, 2015) – Baylor University will debut its new television commercial during Friday’s nationally televised football game between Baylor and SMU. The featured game on ESPN, the Bears and Mustangs will kick off at 6 p.m. at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas.
[Bill Bailey]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of distinguished alumnus, Waco businessman and former Regent A. W. “Bill” Bailey Jr., who died Aug. 19 in Waco. He was 86.
[Brad Paisley's College Tour]
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Aug. 19, 2015) As the 2015 college football season kicks off, country music superstar Brad Paisley and IMG College will be taking his show to Baylor University on Friday, Sept. 11, to provide free entertainment for the campus community. Venue and show details will be announced soon.
[Move In Recycling]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2015) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has garnered attention again, this time from the Sierra Club, which has named the university to its 2015 “Cool Schools” list.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 3, 2015) - In a continuing effort to provide alumni, parents and the general public with a convenient online ordering system for Family Weekend and Homecoming special events, Baylor University will launch event ticket sales at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12.
[Tim Campbell]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 3, 2015) – Baylor University junior Tim Campbell of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, was honored recently as one of 10 students nationwide selected to attend the prestigious Fulbright-Scotland Summer Institute.
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