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.
What a memorable, moving experience ... Last night, Brad and I had the opportunity to make the trek to Independence to participate in Line Camp. If the spirit, passion and commitment of the Class of 2021 is any indication, the future of our great University is in good hands. Be on the lookout for "Prez" and "First Gent" in our #15 Line jerseys.
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.
Because of attrition in the offensive line, first-year Baylor head coach Matt Rhule has two converted tight ends and three true freshmen listed in the updated two-deep that was released Tuesday at Big 12 Media Days.
July 1, 2017 This feature highlights the Heart of Texas Human Trafficking Coalition, an effort that unites 45 agencies and organizations to bring traffickers to justice and help survivors heal. Many Baylor alumni, faculty and staff fill vital roles in the coalition. “I look back at historic periods like the Holocaust and the trans-Atlantic slave trade, and I think: Where was the church?” said Susan Peters, B.A. ’86, co-founder of the Coalition and an adjunct professor at Baylor. “In the future, I don’t want people to look back and say that during this moment of our time, the church was again silent.”
July 18, 2017 VIDEO: Baylor football student-athletes spent Tuesday afternoon handing out free summer lunches to some very excited children in Bellmead, thanks to a partnership between the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor and La Vega ISD. The players also tossed footballs, took photos and encouraged kids to eat healthy and get plenty of exercise. Mo Porter, a senior offensive lineman from Missouri City, was interviewed for the story.
July 18, 2017 Baylor University has been named a "Great College to Work For" for 2017. The Chronicle of Higher Education has bestowed this honor on the university for the seventh year in a row. The results, released in The Chronicle’s 10th annual report, are based on a survey of 232 colleges and universities, with Baylor included among the large universities with 10,000 or more students.
July 16, 2017 Christina Sakalas will begin classes at Baylor University in the fall accompanied by a friend from home: her horse, Catori. Sakalas will walk on to the Baylor equestrian team this year after winning several circuit awards and Reserve World Championship in trail at last year’s NSBA World Show.
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 […]
The end of the spring semester brought with it the retirement of two of Baylor’s best. Two of the university’s Master Teachers, Dr. David Pennington (chemistry) and Dr. Tom Hanks (English) have taught their last classes after a combined 90 years at Baylor. When the news spread on social media earlier this month, Baylor alumni responded en masse with […]
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.
WACO, Texas (July 7, 2017) – Jeff Levin, Ph.D., M.P.H., a Baylor University professor who holds a distinguished chair in epidemiology and population health, wants the nation’s next surgeon general to spread awareness of the harmful impact of poverty on the nation’s health.