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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.

Jan. 18, 2022
Baylor University Announces Recipients of 2022 Baylor Alumni Awards
WACO, Texas (Jan. 18, 2022) - Baylor University today announced the recipients of the 2022 Baylor Alumni Awards, which honor individuals who embody the distinctive mission of the University and their remarkable achievements. A celebration honoring the impact of alumni around the world and recognizing this year's recipients will be held on campus on Feb. 18, 2022.
Jan. 16, 2022
Baylor expert offers resources for learning more about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
As the nation celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., you’ll likely see and hear plenty of quotes from King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. But as incredible as it is, King’s beliefs and teachings went far beyond that one moment in time; diving more deeply into his life and …
Jan. 13, 2022
No. 2-ranked Baylor men’s tennis, No. 11 women’s tennis ready to keep winning in 2022
A new season begins this weekend for Baylor men’s and women’s tennis, with the perennial contenders building on past successes with high expectations in the new year. The men begin 2022 ranked No. 2 nationally, coming off a national championship match appearance and a Big 12 title in 2021. The women are not far behind, …
Jan. 10, 2022
Chip and Joanna return to TV with launch of the Magnolia Network
America’s favorite Baylor alumni are back on the air — and this time, they’ve brought a bunch of their friends with them. Chip (BBA ’98) and Joanna (BA ’01) Gaines officially launched the Magnolia Network last week, as it took the place of DIY Network on cable and streaming channel lineups. (Many of Magnolia’s shows …
Jan. 9, 2022
TIME-SENSITIVE: COVID-19 Testing Information for Students
IMPORTANT INFORMATION below regarding students' return to campus.
Jan. 7, 2022
Baylor earns prestigious R1 status; here’s what that means for BU
In mid-December, Baylor received a surprise early Christmas present: the attainment of R1 status, three years earlier than expected. “R1” has been a big buzzword around campus for the past few years — but what exactly is it? And, perhaps more importantly, what does it mean for Baylor moving forward? First off, “R1” is shorthand …
Jan. 6, 2022
Foster Pavilion to give Baylor basketball programs a new riverfront home
Baylor’s new Foster Pavilion — the coming home for men’s and women’s basketball — will soon join McLane Stadium along the Brazos riverfront. Specifically, the arena will be built diagonally across I-35 and the Brazos River from McLane, adjacent to Robinson Tower and becoming the latest addition to a projected $700 million project along the …
Jan. 5, 2022
Baylor football caps historic season with Sugar Bowl victory
One could make a very good case that, in only the Bears’ second year under head coach Dave Aranda, we just saw the best Baylor football team ever in 2021. No Bears team has ever won more games; Baylor finished 12-2 on the season, including a program-record five wins over ranked opponents. They just won …

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