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Baylor's nationally ranked graduate and professional education programs equip students to bring inquiry and innovation, informed by a Christian perspective, to bear on real-world concerns as they pursue their call to lead in academia, the boardroom, the medical profession, the lab, and the studio.

May 13, 2021
Baylor Expert Shares Four Keys to Leadership from Ulysses S. Grant’s Reflections on Civil War
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2021) – Near the end of his life, as he battled spiraling health and an empty bank account, former United States President – and iconic Civil War General – Ulysses S. Grant penned his memoirs and gave the world a glimpse into the mind of one of the nation’s most celebrated figures.
May 12, 2021
Baylor Bear named president & CEO of one of America’s 100 largest companies
In late February, TIAA — a leading financial services provider that ranks among the 100 largest corporations in America — named one of Baylor’s own as its president and CEO. As of May 1, Thasunda Brown Duckett (MBA ’01) now calls the shots for one of the nation’s largest providers of secure retirements and outcome-focused …
May 12, 2021
Baylor Bear Habitat Becomes First University Facility in the World to Earn AZA Accreditation
WACO, Texas (May 12, 2021) – The Bill and Eva Williams Bear Habitat at Baylor University today announced its approval for accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the independent, international accrediting organization for the best zoos and aquariums.
May 11, 2021
Baylor University Announces Exclusive Education Partnership with Topgolf Waco
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2021) – Baylor University today announced an innovative partnership with Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and entertainment leader, as the official education partner of Topgolf Waco. The sponsorship agreement is the first between a university and Topgolf nationwide at this partnership level.
May 10, 2021
Baylor University Launches First-Year Abroad Option for Incoming Students
WACO, Texas (May 10, 2021) – Baylor University today announced a new alternative to the traditional, on-campus freshman year through a partnership with Verto Education, which offers incoming students a unique cross-cultural educational experience abroad while still earning credits and transfer admission to Baylor.
May 7, 2021
2020 Baylor grad’s life challenges fueling her passion (& studies) to help others
Treasure Ramirez’s Baylor mentor, Dr. Emily Smith, says her name is fitting: “She definitely is a Treasure to those who know her, and a gift to the world around her.” Today, Ramirez (BBA ’20) is a Baylor Ph.D. student, one year removed from earning a degree in economics and excelling as a member of Baylor’s first …
May 6, 2021
5 fast facts: Get to know new Baylor women’s basketball coach Nicki Collen
Nicki Collen was publicly introduced as the fifth head coach in Baylor women’s basketball history on Wednesday. As we’re all becoming familiar for the first time with our new coach — a fact she addressed head-on in her first comments in Waco — here are five things Baylor fans should know about Coach Collen: 1. …
May 5, 2021
Baylor Celebrates 2020, 2021 Graduates with In-Person Commencement at McLane Stadium
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Baylor University will celebrate more than 3,600 graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 during six in-person commencement ceremonies May 6-8 at McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River.

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