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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Alumni share words of wisdom for new Baylor freshmen

Alumni share words of wisdom for new Baylor freshmen

On Facebook earlier this week, Baylor asked a simple question of the university’s 200,000+ followers: “What one piece of advice would you share with#Baylor freshmen on their first day of college?” Baylor alumni and others were quick to respond, sharing thousands of words worth of wisdom. Feel free to read through all their advice (and …

Business Students Share Consulting Skills with Community Through Management Course

Business Students Share Consulting Skills with Community Through Management Course

WACO, Texas (July 31, 2018) – Baylor University business students are taking their management skills and sharing them with more than a dozen local businesses.

Baylor Symphony Orchestra Wins The American Prize for Fourth Consecutive Year

Baylor Symphony Orchestra Wins The American Prize for Fourth Consecutive Year

WACO, Texas (July 27, 2018) — Baylor Symphony Orchestra, led by Baylor Conductor-in-Residence Stephen Heyde, has received The American Prize in Orchestral Performance in the college/university category, making this its fourth consecutive year to win first place. This also marks the first time any a university has achieved that many consecutive first-place wins.

iEngage Civics Camp Teaches Students How to be Engaged, Active Citizens

iEngage Civics Camp Teaches Students How to be Engaged, Active Citizens

WACO, Texas (July 26, 2018) – One hundred fifth- through ninth-graders will learn about civics and how to be an engaged, active citizen during the annual Baylor University iEngage Summer Civics Institute July 30-Aug. 3 on the Baylor campus. The camp, in its sixth year, is hosted by Baylor School of Education through a grant from the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation.

Doctoral Student Receives National Recognition as Outstanding Teaching Assistant

Doctoral Student Receives National Recognition as Outstanding Teaching Assistant

WACO, Texas (July 25, 2018) – Bart Yeates, geology doctoral student in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been selected as a recipient of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2018.

Local Teachers to Join Baylor Scientists and Science Educators on Field-based Experience at Lake Waco Wetlands

Local Teachers to Join Baylor Scientists and Science Educators on Field-based Experience at Lake Waco Wetlands

WACO, Texas (July 25, 2018) – A federal grant of $91,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), plus matching support of $30,000 from Baylor University, will bring together Baylor scientists, science educators and local teachers in an effort to teach the next generation about water quality and reuse.

Environmental Scientists Identify Most Pressing Issues Posed by Chemicals in the Environment in Europe

Environmental Scientists Identify Most Pressing Issues Posed by Chemicals in the Environment in Europe

WACO, Texas (July 24, 2018) – Environmental scientists have identified 22 key research questions surrounding the risks associated with chemicals in the environment in Europe.

Study: Discuss Religion, Spirituality When Treating Young Adults with Severe Mental Illness

Study: Discuss Religion, Spirituality When Treating Young Adults with Severe Mental Illness

WACO, Texas (July 24, 2018) – A majority of young adults with severe mental illness – bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or major depression – consider religion and spirituality relevant to their mental health, according to a new study from Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.

Stop, Look and Listen — Maybe Even Taste — Before Posting Adventures on Social Media

Stop, Look and Listen — Maybe Even Taste — Before Posting Adventures on Social Media

WACO, Texas (July 23, 2018) — Quick! Snap a selfie and share the sensations! Or not. If you want to preserve the memories, process before you post, says Baylor psychologist Charles Weaver, Ph.D.