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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.

Dec. 2, 2020
#NextLevelBU: 18 Baylor alumni with NFL franchises in 2020
If you’re an NFL fan, chances are good you’ve seen a former Baylor Bear play at some point this fall. With 13 former Bears having played in the NFL this year (and another five on practice squads or reserve lists), Baylor football is well-represented at the next level. (In fact, four games this past weekend …
Dec. 1, 2020
Baylor Hunger and Poverty Collaborative Delivers 38.7 Million Meals During Pandemic
WACO, Texas (December 1, 2020) – The Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP), in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and key public and private organizations, announced that it served more than 38.7 million meals between March and August to more than 270,000 children impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the Emergency Meals-To-You (eMTY) program.
Nov. 30, 2020
Finding cures, saving children: For this Baylor alumna, the fight against cancer never stops
“Your child has cancer.” It’s a phrase no one wants to hear, or can imagine hearing. Sadly, it still happens everyday. Baylor alumna Emily Callahan (BA ’00) has made it her mission to ensure that when families hear those devastating words, they know they aren’t alone and that there is hope. For just over a …
Nov. 28, 2020
Football Defeats KSU On Last-Second Field Goal
Quarterback Charlie Brewer led three fourth-quarter scoring drives and John Mayer kicked a game-winning 30-yard field goal on the last play, lifting the Baylor Bears to a heart-stopping 32-31 victory over Kansas State Saturday night at McLane Stadium.
Nov. 28, 2020
Baylor University Announces Statues Honoring Medal of Honor Recipients
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2020) - Baylor University today celebrated the installation of two bronze statues honoring the institution's two Medal of Honor recipients, U.S. Army Corps Col. John Riley Kane (BA 1928) and U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Andrew Jackson "Jack" Lummus Jr.
Nov. 25, 2020
Baylor University Student Musicians Move Swiftly to Create ‘Countdown to Christmas’ Despite COVID-19 Challenges
WACO, Texas (Nov. 25, 2020) – It was beginning to look a lot like no Christmas. Because of COVID-19, the Baylor University School of Music had to cancel “A Baylor Christmas” — a nearly 50-year tradition that draws sellout crowds to hear Baylor Symphony Orchestra and Baylor combined choirs. But students hustled and came up with a novel and heartwarming alternative.
Nov. 24, 2020
Even in 2020, we have much to be thankful for, Baylor Family
This year has certainly been hard. But even amidst everything that is “2020,” we are reminded to “give thanks in all circumstances” (1 Thessalonians 5:18) — so, by His grace, we choose to be thankful. Here are just a few things we can chart as positive notes this year: * New additions to the Baylor …
Nov. 23, 2020
Seven Community Nonprofits Receive $90,000 in Grants Through Baylor’s Philanthropy and the Public Good Class
WACO, Texas (Nov. 23, 2020) – Baylor University celebrated today with seven local community organizations during a virtual ceremony in which $90,000 in grants were given to the nonprofits through the University’s “Philanthropy and the Public Good” course and its ongoing partnership with the Fort Worth-based Philanthropy Lab.

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