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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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The 9 most beautiful study spots on Baylor’s campus

The 9 most beautiful study spots on Baylor’s campus

Finals are almost here, which means it’s time for students to sit down with their books and get to studying! Luckily, Baylor’s beautiful campus makes studying for finals much more bearable (pun intended). In no particular order, here are what we consider to be the nine most beautiful study spots on Baylor’s campus — to …

Baylor Researchers Receive $2 Million Grant to Study the Human Virtue of ‘Accountability’

Baylor Researchers Receive $2 Million Grant to Study the Human Virtue of ‘Accountability’

WACO, Texas (April 25, 2018) – Baylor University’s Center for Christian Philosophy (BCCP) and the Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) have been awarded a three-year, $2 million research grant from Templeton Religion Trust (TRT), which will allow a multidisciplinary team of scholars to study the virtue of accountability and its relation to other human goods, including conscientiousness, empathy, humility, forgiveness and gratitude. The research project will begin this fall.

‘Puritans, Baptists and the Powers of Darkness:’ ISR Lecture to Discuss Devil Worship and Sexual Obsession in English and New England Societies

‘Puritans, Baptists and the Powers of Darkness:’ ISR Lecture to Discuss Devil Worship and Sexual Obsession in English and New England Societies

WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) – Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host the lecture “Puritans, Baptists and the Powers of Darkness” from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University, and Crawford Gribben, Ph.D., cultural and literary historian and Professor of Early Modern British History at Queen's University Belfast, will discuss the supernatural.

Baylor Eta Sigma Phi Chapter Won Six Prizes at National Translation Competitions

Baylor Eta Sigma Phi Chapter Won Six Prizes at National Translation Competitions

WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) – Baylor University’s local chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, the national Classics honorary society, received six national prizes at the 2018 Eta Sigma Phi Maurine Dallas Watkins Sight Translation Contests on Feb 19-23.

In Advance of Fifth Anniversary of West Explosion, Baylor Author Interviews First Responders Who Were There

In Advance of Fifth Anniversary of West Explosion, Baylor Author Interviews First Responders Who Were There

WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) – April 17 marks the fifth anniversary of the fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in the town of West, Texas.
Twelve Central Texas first responders and three civilians died in the explosion the evening of April 17, 2013. More than 200 residents were injured and scores of houses were destroyed in the town of approximately 2,500 people.

Truett Seminary Student Chosen for FASPE Fellowship in Ethics

Truett Seminary Student Chosen for FASPE Fellowship in Ethics

WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) — Julia Wallace, a student at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, is one of 13 seminary and divinity school students chosen for the 2018 Seminary Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE).

Baylor Chemist Earns Coveted National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Baylor Chemist Earns Coveted National Science Foundation CAREER Award

WACO, Texas (April 12, 2018) – Caleb D. Martin, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and two-time Baylor University Rising Star researcher, has been selected to receive a 2018 Faculty Early Career Development Program grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Baylor Researchers Measure How Molecules of Life Adjust Their Charge in Response to ‘Hopping’ Electrons

Baylor Researchers Measure How Molecules of Life Adjust Their Charge in Response to ‘Hopping’ Electrons

WACO, Texas (April 12, 2018) – Researchers at Baylor University have published a groundbreaking paper on electron transfer reactions that will be featured in an upcoming edition of the prestigious chemistry journal, Angewandte Chemie

Baylor University’s Truett Seminary to Launch Houston Extension Campus in August

Baylor University’s Truett Seminary to Launch Houston Extension Campus in August

WACO, Texas (April 10, 2018) — Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary will launch an extension campus in August, seeking to reach students who cannot pursue in-residence education while addressing the evolving landscape of higher theological education.