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The Bears tangle with long-time rivals TCU Saturday for the 109th time in the final road game of the season, with a Big 12 title still within its grasp.
Baylor football head coach Art Briles was named one of 16 semifinalists for the Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year Award, the honor's national selection committee announced on Wednesday.
Baylor's internationally-renowned Institute for Studies of Religion will co-sponsor with the Georgetown University Religious Freedom Project "Christianity and Freedom: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives" on December 13 and 14 in Rome.
A total of 13 Baylor football student-athletes were named to the Academic All-Big 12 team, the conference office announced on Thursday.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 19, 2013) - Following favorable discussion, the Waco City Council tonight voted to establish the Baylor Waco Stadium Authority, a city-appointed board that will provide general oversight of non-Baylor events at the University's new $260 million stadium currently under construction on the banks of the Brazos River.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 4, 2013) -- "The Day Kennedy Died," a Smithsonian Networks documentary, will be shown at Baylor University at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, as part of campus events commemorating the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2013) - In light of Baylor University's significant progress during the presidency of Judge Ken Starr, the Baylor Board of Regents has voted to extend the contract of President Starr. The Board has assigned Judge Starr the new title of "President and Chancellor." He will continue to serve as the University's chief executive officer. In providing the additional title, the Board has charged the President to work to increase Baylor's influence in the nation and around the world.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 6, 2013) -- Can parents use digital cameras and smart phones to potentially screen their children for the most common form of pediatric eye cancer? Baylor University and Harvard Medical School researchers believe so.
Baylor junior linebacker Bryce Hager has been named to the 75-man watch list for the 19th annual Bednarik Award, The Maxwell Football Club announced Monday. Hager is one of seven Big 12 players on the list and one of 27 linebackers honored.
Baylor junior running back Lache Seastrunk has earned a spot on the 76-man watch list for the 77th annual Maxwell Award, The Maxwell Football Club announced Monday. Seastrunk is one of six Big 12 players on the list and one of 28 running backs featured.
WACO, Texas (July 8, 2013) -- The most common thing that couples want from each other during a conflict is not an apology, but a willingness to relinquish power, according to a new Baylor University study.
While most of us are celebrating Independence Day here in the United States, Baylor seniors Cory Jefferson and Odyssey Sims are in Russia preparing to don the red, white and blue as members of Team USA. Jefferson and Sims earned spots on the 12-member USA Basketball men’s and women’s teams, respectively, that will participate in [...]
Baylor rising senior Brady Heslip will play for his native Canada in the upcoming Men's World University Games. Canada's 12-member Development Men's National Team roster was announced Wednesday by Canada Basketball.
The City of Waco is currently considering a proposal for development along the Brazos River that would turn the area adjacent to Robinson Tower into several blocks of riverfront shopping, restaurants, a movie theater, residential units and more — think the San Antonio Riverwalk in miniature. A series of renderings (click here to view) and [...]
Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, North Carolina, Syracuse, Texas. That’s it. Those six schools are the only ones in the country to have had more NBA draftees in the last four years than Baylor. Pretty good company, eh? Following in the footsteps of Ekpe Udoh (No. 6 overall, 2010), Perry Jones III (No. 28, 2012), Quincy Acy [...]
I love these stories of Baylor students putting what they learn in the classroom to work serving others… Over the past year, 19 Baylor engineering students worked with nursing and engineering students at the University of Detroit-Mercy to design, build and deliver devices that met specific needs of three disabled veterans; a fourth team worked [...]
Baylor football was tied for first among Big 12 institutions with an Academic Progress Rate (APR) score of 962 through the 2011-12 academic season, the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) announced.
Bears have had multiple picks in 15 of last 16 MLB Drafts
WACO, Texas (June 7, 2013) - The Texas Hunger Initiative will host a free viewing of the documentary A Place at the Table, from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday, June 10 at the Mayborn Museum Complex on the Baylor University campus. Afterward there will be a discussion featuring Matt Hess, Executive Director of World Hunger Relief, Inc., Gaynor Yancy, Ph. D., professor in the School of Social Work and Cheryl Pooler, social worker for the Waco ISD Homeless Outreach Services.
Sophomore comes up three inches short of making the awards podium.
Baylor Stadium is rising from the ground quickly; see for yourself via live webcams here, here and here. Passers-by on I-35 may have noticed a Baylor-gold crane in the midst of the construction. But the equipment’s Baylor pride doesn’t stop with its color; a closer look reveals Baylor logos on every side, and if you [...]
Bears home games vs. Wofford, Buffalo and Oklahoma to air on FOX networks.
WACO, Texas (May 21, 2013) - The National League of Cities (NLC) has selected Waco as one of 21 cities nationwide to participate in a leadership academy that will help the city reduce childhood hunger by leveraging federal funding.
No. 5 Bears will face No. 4 Oklahoma Wednesday at 9 a.m. CT
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