About Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas and welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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6 Baylor Bears bringing a little light into others’ lives

6 Baylor Bears bringing a little light into others’ lives

In this blog, we write a lot about the outstanding achievements of Baylor Bears: the academic honors,the national trophies, the alumni who become household names. And yes, these things are important. But there are also those who use the everyday moments of life to bring a little light to their own corners of the world; …

Baylor Regents Accept Illuminate Strategic Plan to Move Forward

Baylor Regents Accept Illuminate Strategic Plan to Move Forward

WACO, Texas (May 11, 2018) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents accepted the University moving forward with the implementation of Illuminate, Baylor’s Academic Strategic Plan, and took action to approve a $660.1 million operating budget for 2018-2019, five new academic degrees and new Board members.

Baylor Senior Neuroscience Major Selected for Fulbright to the United Kingdom

Baylor Senior Neuroscience Major Selected for Fulbright to the United Kingdom

WACO, Texas (May 8, 2018) – Alexa Larsen, a senior neuroscience major at Baylor University, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to the United Kingdom in global health. Larsen is among five Fulbright recipients at Baylor this spring and the University’s 56th Fulbright recipient since 2001.

Baylor Senior University Scholar Selected for Fulbright ETA to Mexico

Baylor Senior University Scholar Selected for Fulbright ETA to Mexico

WACO, Texas (May 8, 2018) – Rebecca Voth, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University studying political science, international studies, philosophy and Spanish, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Mexico. Voth is among five Fulbright recipients at Baylor this spring and the University’s 55th Fulbright recipient since 2001.

Baylor University and Truett Seminary Will Host Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

Baylor University and Truett Seminary Will Host Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

WACO, Texas (May 4, 2018) — Baylor University’s spring graduating class of 2018 will enter their next phase of life as they walk the graduation stage during commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, at the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive.

Baylor Undergraduates and Faculty Mentors Honored for Outstanding Research Projects Presented During URSA Scholars Week

Baylor Undergraduates and Faculty Mentors Honored for Outstanding Research Projects Presented During URSA Scholars Week

WACO, Texas (May 3, 2018) – More than 100 Baylor University students were honored recently for their outstanding research presented in March during the 10th annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) program’s Scholars Week. The undergraduate researchers, along with their faculty mentors and program leaders, received awards for outstanding platform and poster presentations and for significant contributions to URSA and Scholars Week at a reception April 19 on the Baylor campus.

Priority Environmental Quality Research Questions Identified by an Innovative Initiative in Latin America

Priority Environmental Quality Research Questions Identified by an Innovative Initiative in Latin America

WACO, Texas (May 3, 2018) – Using an innovative initiative, Latin American researchers from academia, government agencies and businesses leaders identified priority research questions for the region to tackle pressing environmental quality issues.

Baylor University’s Truett Seminary Announces 12 Most Effective Preachers in English-Speaking World

Baylor University’s Truett Seminary Announces 12 Most Effective Preachers in English-Speaking World

WACO (May 1, 2018) — The 12 most effective preachers in the English-speaking world have been identified in a survey by the <a href=https://www.baylor.edu/truett/index.php?id=927771"> Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching</a> at Baylor University’s <a href="https://www.baylor.edu/truett/">George W. Truett Theological Seminary</a>. Scholars of homiletics made the selections from nearly 800 nominees.

Baylor Journalism Student Receives Scholarship: Hopes to Give Voice to the Ignored and Oppressed

Baylor Journalism Student Receives Scholarship: Hopes to Give Voice to the Ignored and Oppressed

WACO, Texas (April 26, 2018) — Dallas senior Corrie Coleman has been selected to receive the 2018 journalism scholarship from the Bess Whitehead Scott Scholarship Fund. Coleman will receive $2,000 toward her degree in journalism, which includes studies in writing, photography and videography.