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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.

Jun. 21, 2022
What is Baylor Line Camp?
Think back to when you were a high school senior preparing for college. You probably felt some uncertainty about the years ahead: How would you make friends in college? What if you didn’t fit in? What if the university you chose was not the right fit for you? Since 2001, Baylor Line Camp has eased those pre-college anxieties for incoming Bears. An extension of …
Jun. 16, 2022
Two-time Baylor alum named Walmart’s new CFO
Before the pandemic, online shopping was a convenience. During the pandemic, it became a necessity, challenging even the largest of retailers to rethink their web presence. It’s no surprise that during such a transformational time a Baylor grad would be called upon to lead. In April, Walmart named John D. Rainey (BBA ’93, MBA ’95) …
Jun. 15, 2022
Juneteenth memories from Baylor’s oral history archives
Since 1970, Baylor’s Institute for Oral History has been preserving the memories of history’s eyewitnesses. Today, the archives include more than 7,000 interviews and more than 200,000 pages of transcripts — many of which have been digitized and made available in audio and/or transcript form online. Among the collection are interviews with Texans from various …
Jun. 15, 2022
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Awarded $5 Million for Extension of Innovative Meal Delivery Program
WACO, Texas (June 15, 2022) – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded nearly $5 million to the Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP) to continue their innovative “Meals-to-You” (MTY) demonstration project this summer in Texas, New Mexico, Alaska, and Utah. In addition to USDA, Meals-to-You partners with the PepsiCo Foundation and McLane Global to provide a stable and reliable food source through home delivery to children in rural areas without easy access to grocery stores or traditional summer meal sites.
Jun. 14, 2022
Baylor named among the nation’s top-15 ‘most sought-after’ universities
A recent accounting of the 20 most sought-after colleges in the country — the schools students are most eager to attend — lists Baylor at No. 13 in the nation, alongside such schools as UCLA, Stanford and Florida (and ahead of schools like Harvard, Miami and Michigan). And this isn’t just one person or publication’s …
Jun. 8, 2022
Baylor alum named EVP at ConocoPhillips
Jack Harper (BBA ’93) and his wife, Shelley (BBA ’92), met while each was earning a business degree at Baylor. Jack spent his first few years after graduation working in finance before the couple moved to Shelley’s hometown of Midland, and Jack entered the oil and gas industry. The rest, as they say, is history. …
Jun. 7, 2022
Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on the facial structures of seals and other pinnipeds
Have you ever stopped to think about how it is that seals and walruses eat? Okay, probably not. And you’re not alone — surprisingly few scientists have ever spent serious time in this field, either. But Dr. Sarah Kienle has. In fact, the Baylor biology professor has done more than merely wonder; her research on the unique …
Jun. 6, 2022
The Hall of Fame Baylor grad who shaped five decades of Houston sports coverage
If you’ve been a Houston sports fan at any point in the last 50 years, you’re likely familiar with John McClain (BA ’75). The hall of fame sportswriter (and Baylor grad) earned the nickname “The General” while working for the Houston Chronicle for 47 years, until his retirement earlier this spring. A Waco native, McClain’s sportswriting …

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