Campus News

[CKP 1]
8/17/2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 17, 2017) – Of the more than 60 universities with a Campus Kitchen, Baylor University was one of only two schools asked to lead a workshop at the 2017 Campus Kitchens Project (CKP) Boot Camp last week in Washington, D.C.
[Class Hymn Graphic]
8/16/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 16, 2017) – Nine years ago, when Baylor University’s chaplain Burt Burleson, D.Min., wrote a hymn dedicated to the class of 2012, he didn’t realize it was the beginning of a tradition. Now, nearly every incoming Baylor freshmen who attended the opening sessions of New Student Orientation at Baylor has learned the learned the hymn – “Love the Lord Our God” – written specifically for their class.
[Dougherty Plantinga Presentation]
8/15/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2017) – Baylor University’s department of philosophy and Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) have announced the establishment of the Baylor Center for Christian Philosophy (BCCP).
[Carroll and Aline Webb]
8/15/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2017) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Carroll L. Webb Jr., B.B.A. ’47, a generous benefactor of the University, Baylor Legacy Award honoree and member of the Athletic Director’s Hall of Honor. Webb died Sunday at the age of 94.
[Baylor IM Vertical]
8/13/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2017) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., released the following statement regarding the violent rally that took place Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia: “Our hearts are heavy and our prayers go out to the victims of the horrific events that took place Saturday in Charlottesville. Racism has no place in our country nor in God’s Kingdom. God calls us to reach out to those around us and show that He is love. We pray for His presence to help us heal our nation.”
[Jordan and Jacey]
8/11/2017
LAKIN, Kansas (Aug. 11, 2017) – When Marley Koons decided to participate in the “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” project, she wondered what her family would have in common with the Moes, the family of refugees they would host for dinner.
[Dr. Dan Samples]
8/9/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 9, 2017) – A memorial service will be held for Daniel Samples, M.D., Ph.D., a lecturer in the department of biology and a faculty associate in the medical humanities program, at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at Elliston Chapel on the Baylor campus. A reception with the family will follow in the atrium of the Baylor Sciences Building. Dr. Samples died Sunday after a brief illness.
[Robert P. George]
8/9/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 8, 2017) – Baylor University has announced a new initiative on faith, ethics and public policy named for internationally acclaimed scholar Robert P. George, D.Phil., as part of the Baylor in Washington Program.
[Launch]
8/7/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 7, 2017) – Baylor University’s LAUNCH program has a simple mission statement: Enable accelerated commercialization of things that matter.
[Gov. Mark White]
8/5/2017
WACO, Texas, (Aug. 5, 2017) -- Baylor University is mourning the passing of distinguished Baylor University and Baylor Law School alumnus Mark W. White, B.B.A. ’62, J.D. ’65, who served as the 43rd Governor of Texas from 1983-1987. Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., released a statement today, extending the University's deepest sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Gov. White.
[Kari Jobe Garden Tour graphic]
8/1/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2017) – Baylor University and the largest producer of live Christian events, Premier Productions, are partnering with worship leader Kari Jobe for The Garden Tour, with special guest Cody Carnes, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, in Waco Hall.
[Drexel King]
8/1/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2017) – Drexel King, manager of learning and development in Baylor University’s Office of Human Resources, has been selected as one of six individuals to participate in the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2017-18 Wildfire program.
[MELA photo 5]
8/1/2017
WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2017) – Research done in kindergarten classrooms has shown that a pilot program of the Baylor School of Education helped young students gain an advantage in math understanding, as compared to their peers.
[Project Promise microscope]
7/31/2017
WACO, Texas (July 31, 2017) – Project Promise – a component of the School of Education’s University for Young People (UYP) that has served gifted and talented low-income Waco ISD students for almost two decades – will continue with funding available through a Baylor community outreach grant, Baylor University Interim Provost Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., announced today.
[grads]
7/27/2017
WACO, Texas (July 27, 2017) – Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., will address Baylor University graduates for the first time as University president during summer commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Aug. 12. The ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive.
[Moody Library exterior]
7/26/2017
WACO, Texas (July 26, 2017) – In 2018, Moody Memorial Library will celebrate its 50th anniversary as Baylor University’s main campus library. In advance of that significant milestone, the Baylor Libraries have secured a $100,000 grant from the Moody Foundation to begin renovations and upgrades to the historic structure’s first floor.
[Music award]
7/26/2017
WACO, Texas (July 26, 2017) – Christian songwriter, arranger and record producer Robert Sterling returned to his roots last week to accept the Exemplary Leadership in Church Music Award at his alma mater, Baylor University.
[Family Weekend and Homecoming Tickets on Sale August 1]
7/25/2017
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2017) – 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. Tuesday, Aug. 1.
[cake deco]
7/25/2017
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2017) – It seems unlikely that a 7-year-old and a 70-year-old could be classmates, but it’s a common occurrence in a Baylor University Continuing Education course.
[BOR President Livingstone July 21, 2017]
7/21/2017
WACO, Texas (July 21, 2017) – The Baylor University Board of Regents held its first meeting since adopting a slate of best-practice governance reforms in the spring that enhance operations, Board diversity, open communication and constituent representation.
[Baylor Fellows]
7/20/2017
WACO, Texas (July 20, 2017) — Ten faculty members have been selected to serve as 2017-18 Baylor Fellows because of their excellence in teaching and desire to transform student thinking through innovation.
[Great Colleges to Work For 2017 logo]
7/18/2017
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.
[BRS 2017]
7/12/2017
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.
[Terrill Saxon]
7/10/2017
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2017) – Baylor University Interim Provost Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., has appointed Terrill F. Saxon, Ph.D., professor of educational psychology and associate dean for research and graduate education, as interim dean of the School of Education, effective immediately.
[TDL Award Pattie Orr]
7/10/2017
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2017) – During its annual conference in Austin, the Texas Digital Library (TDL) honored Pattie Orr, who recently retired as Baylor University’s vice president for information technology and dean of University Libraries, for her leadership in academic libraries and unfailing support of the organization’s mission.
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