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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.

Jul. 6, 2020
Baylor University Announces Members, Charges for Commission on Historic Campus Representations
WACO, Texas (July 6, 2020) – Baylor University today announced the members of the 26-member Commission on Historic Campus Representations – established as part of a unanimously passed resolution by the Board of the Regents on June 26 that acknowledged the University's historical connections to slavery and the Confederacy – and the specific charges that will guide the work of the Commission.
Jul. 2, 2020
Celebrating 50 years of the Baylor Institute of Oral History
History is recorded in a variety of ways, but none are as dynamic as the art of oral history — and Baylor has its very own collection! For 50 years now, the Baylor Institute for Oral History has preserved the stories of those who helped create the fabric of history and whose lives, in turn, …
Jul. 1, 2020
Baylor Has 80 Named to Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
Eighty Baylor student-athletes have been named to the 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the conference office announced Wednesday morning. The list honors conference competitors who are new, incoming freshmen at their respective league institution.
Jun. 30, 2020
Baylor University Announces Funding of Health Science and Leadership Chair
WACO, Texas (June 30, 2020) – Baylor University today announced the funding of a new endowed faculty position within the Honors College, which will provide increased emphasis within the College on research in the Health Sciences. The $1.5 million gift from Dr. James Robert (JB) Parker of Amarillo, Texas, will combine with a match from the Baylor Academic Challenge to create The James Robert Parker Endowed Chair in Health Science and Leadership.
Jun. 29, 2020
SOC Announces 2020 Schedule
WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer released its 2020 fall schedule on Monday. The slate features eight home contests and nine matches against teams that advanced to the 2019 NCAA Tournament. All dates and times are subject to change.
Jun. 29, 2020
Pressley Leads VB Trio With Preseason All-Big 12 Honors
Baylor volleyball senior Yossiana Pressley has been named the Big 12's Preseason Player of the Year, as voted by the league's head coaches and announced Monday by the conference office.
Jun. 29, 2020
Baylor alum receives kidney donation — from a former Baylor classmate
Two Baylor Bears who maintained a close friendship over the years since graduating from BU together in 2008 have gone through a remarkable medical journey that will undoubtedly leave them uniquely bonded as brothers for life. Kevin Barrera, BSED ’08, was diagnosed six years ago with Type 2 diabetes. The disease was kept under control …
Jun. 26, 2020
Baylor University Board of Regents Acknowledges University’s History, Ties to Slavery and Confederacy; Unanimously Passes Resolution on Racial Healing and Justice
WACO, Texas (June 26, 2020) – As both “an opportunity and an obligation to pursue racial healing as an expression of the Christian faith and adherence to Biblical principles of justice and love,” the Baylor University Board of Regents has unanimously passed a Resolution on Racial Healing and Justice that openly acknowledges the University’s historical connections to slavery and the Confederacy. The Board’s acknowledgement initiates a process on racial conciliation across the University and calls on the Board and the University to “pursue opportunities to inclusively explore and engage in significant conversations about this aspect of the institution’s past.”

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