The Heart of Texas Human Trafficking Coalition unites 45 agencies and organizations for an unprecedented, effective collaboration to bring traffickers to justice and help survivors heal. Baylor alumni, faculty and staff fill vital roles in the coalition.
Added security for students, improved response in a medical emergency and a direct line in a crisis situation – all are built in features of Baylor Department of Public Safety’s BU Campus Guardian App.
WACO, Texas (June 28, 2017) — Beginning Monday, July 10, Third Street from Baylor Avenue to Speight Avenue on the Baylor University campus will be closed to through traffic as a result of a recent safety study.
The seven-time defending Big 12 regular season champion Baylor women's basketball program announced its nonconference schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The Lady bears will host eight home games inside the Ferrell Center, including two exhibition games and a marquee matchup against Kentucky for the annual Big 12/SEC Challenge.
July 19, 2017 VIDEO: Fifty rising sixth grade students, engaged in the Freedom School this summer at Waco's Cesar Chavez Middle School, marched and rallied in downtown Waco Wednesday afternoon -- in an effort to raise awareness for childhood hunger. The Freedom School project is a national seven-week summer literacy enrichment program founded by the Children's Defense Fund and sponsored in Waco by Baylor's School of Education. Lakia M. Scott, Ph.D., assistant professor of curriculum & instruction in the Baylor School of Education, serves as the executive director of Baylor's Freedom School.
July 14, 2017 VIDEO: Interview with Greg Garrett, Ph.D., professor of English and author of the new book “Living with the Living Dead: The Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse,” about why zombies are so popular in society during times of upheaval, from 1968 — a time of assassinations and the Vietnam War — to post-9/11. Zombies are a “useful symbol,” Garrett said, standing in for “everything that scares us to death,” from terrorists to politicians.
July 18, 2017 Corinth City Manager Bob Hart, B.S. (Recreation and Physical Education) ’75, was honored with the Texas City Management Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award this year. The award is given to a city manager who has significantly contributed to local government for more than 20 years.
[What are you looking forward to most about college?] “A lot of people talk about meeting those friends who you have for a lifetime, and they say it’s the best four years of your life, so I’m just trying to figure out what all of the hype is about.” [Have you chosen a major yet?] […]
Dr. Lewis Lummer, a senior lecturer of deaf education and American Sign Language at Baylor, understands well the challenges that deaf students face — because he has lived it. Having himself overcome educational barriers due to being deaf, his desire to help others do the same has helped lead to a unique school for the deaf opening […]
As Baylor’s Board of Regents holds its regular summer meeting this week, seven new Regents are taking their seats at the table for the first time: two serving at-large, one elected by alumni, one from the “B” Association, two student Regents, and one faculty member. Each of the seven is new to the job, but certainly not new to the […]
“I’m in the marching band… We spend so much time together, we went on so many trips together, we had so many great memories that it was a very nice community to be a part of just, because we had all of these great experiences together. We bonded over that. We just got closer. With […]
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.
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.
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.