Campus News

[Jack Lummus Lamppost Plaque]
3/24/2017
WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – Baylor University can count among its thousands of alumni many who could be regarded as heroes. On National Medal of Honor Day on March 25, America commemorates the 3,498 individuals, including two Baylor alumni, who were bestowed the Medal of Honor – the nation’s highest award for valor in action against an enemy force.
[Neville Callam]
3/24/2017
WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – This week, Baylor University is hosting several notable speakers, concerts and events including Browning Day at the Armstrong Browning Library, Movies with MA featuring “The Shack” and BURST URSA Scholars Week.
[2017 mock trial team]
3/23/2017
WACO, Texas (March 23, 2017) – The Baylor undergraduate mock trial team is headed to nationals after placing second in the Opening Round Championship Series for the American Mock Trial Association, held in Memphis, Tennessee from March 17-19.
[Lap 1]
3/22/2017
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) – Instead of reading a textbook and taking notes on a lecture, Baylor University undergraduates in an independent research class led by Marty Harvill, Ph.D., are learning the basics of laparoscopic surgery with hands-on activities, developing enough dexterity that some students were able to fold tiny origami hats in a box.
[Joel Allison]
3/22/2017
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) – Baylor University will host a Population Health Symposium Friday, March 24. Experts from varied backgrounds will speak during events beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Barfield Drawing Room in Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St.
[Bracket Genius Team]
3/21/2017
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2017) – As Baylor basketball fans cheered both the Bears and Lady Bears into the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Basketball Championships, another Baylor team will represent the University on the classroom side of the tournament.
[Texas Hunger Initiative banner]
3/20/2017
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2017) – The Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) at Baylor University has received a $3 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to continue its work to end hunger in Texas.
[Robert Callahan]
3/17/2017
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2017) – Three experts will speak about human trafficking in a panel hosted by the Academy for Leadership Development at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Room 250 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
[Theresa Flores]
3/17/2017
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers, lectures, concerts and events, including a lecture in honor of Women’s History Month, an expert panel on human trafficking, the opening of the 2017 Baylor Art Student Exhibition and a lecture by filmmaker Whit Stillman.
[Wade Rowatt]
3/16/2017
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2016) – The International Association for the Psychology of Religion (IAPR) awarded the Godin Prize for the Scientific Study of Religion to Wade Rowatt, Ph.D., professor of psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences.
[Jean Bethke Elshtain]
3/15/2017
WACO, Texas (March 15, 2017) – A symposium honoring Jean Bethke Elshtain, an American political philosopher, will be at 10 a.m. March 17.
[THI Baylor football Jamie Jacobs]
3/14/2017
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – Three Baylor University football players – who had just completed a 6 a.m. workout – teamed up with the Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) and students at La Vega Elementary School in Waco on Tuesday to raise awareness about the importance of breakfast and the work of THI in helping reduce food insecurity in Texas.
[Army Baylor Graduate Dec 2016]
3/14/2017
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2018 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
[SOE MISD NAPDS Award]
3/14/2017
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – The partnership between Baylor University’s School of Education and Midway Independent School District to prepare future teachers has earned the “Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement Award” from the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS).
[chisholm logo]
3/14/2017
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. From 1867 to 1884, millions of herds of cattle traveled the route in the largest man-made migration of animals in history. Museums and historical centers in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas are having events honoring the anniversary of the last trail of its kind and the end of the old cowboy lifestyle.
[Catriona O'Reilly]
3/13/2017
WACO, Texas (March 13, 2017) – Baylor University will host the 23rd annual Beall Poetry Festival March 15-17, bringing three Irish poets and one poetry critic to campus.
[adoption]
3/8/2017
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2017) – A new study by a Baylor University researcher gives voice to women who have placed a child for adoption and suggests changes to the options counseling process and policies that guide agencies and other adoption professionals.
[Nicholas Veron]
3/8/2017
WACO, Texas (March 10, 2017) – International experts will gather at Baylor University for the 11th annual Global Business Forum to explore the future of Europe March 13-17.
[Fenggang Yang, Ph.D.]
3/8/2017
WACO, Texas (March 9, 2017) – As millions of Christians worship illegally in officially atheist China, persecution of Chinese Christians and other faith groups has gotten worse in recent years, according to a new report from U.S.-based NGO Freedom House.
[Amir Hussain]
3/8/2017
WACO, Texas (March 10, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable speakers and events, including a presentation by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the annual Beall Poetry Festival.
[Old main]
3/3/2017
WACO, Texas (March 3, 2017) – Baylor University will not hold classes Monday, March 6, to Friday, March 10, for spring break.
[Bears go bald]
3/2/2017
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2017) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing will serve as a temporary hair salon on Friday, March 17, when students and faculty will shave their heads to raise money for children’s cancer research in an event organized by the Baylor Student Nurses Association (BSNA).
[Annelise Ingram coat and dress]
2/28/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2017) – The work of four apparel design and product development majors at Baylor University received national recognition at this year’s highly competitive National Make it with Wool competition held in Denver recently.
[Kate Bowler]
2/27/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2017) – Kate Bowler, Ph.D., assistant professor of the history of Christianity in North America at Duke Divinity School, will lecture on the shift in leadership roles for Christian women at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in Room 102 of the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 300 Guittard Ave.
[Unprepared]
2/27/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2017) — Millennials who are pursuing careers in public relations do not feel prepared to offer advice on ethics to their companies — and in fact, they do not expect to face ethical dilemmas at work, according to a Baylor University study.
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