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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.

Oct. 22, 2020
Baylor Regent’s family gives $30 million to support Baylor student scholarships
Baylor alumni Dan (BBA ’89) and Jenny (BBA ’92) Hord could have done a lot of things with their money. They’ve chosen to use it to help Baylor students. The Hords’ transformational $30 million gift commitment to Baylor will provide countless merit-based scholarships to deserving students. And their gift doesn’t stop there; an additional component …
Oct. 21, 2020
Baylor social media ranks among higher ed’s best in two national studies
When it comes to social media, Baylor ranks among the best in higher ed — thanks in large part to you, Baylor Family. Two recent national studies each ranked Baylor’s social media efforts No. 1 in the Big 12, No. 2 in Texas, and among the top 12 nationally. #SicEm One report added up all …
Oct. 21, 2020
Baylor Police Department Begins National Drug Take-Back Day Today
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2020) —The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) will collect old and expired prescription drugs as part of a National Take-Back Day Saturday, Oct. 24. Although the official collection day is on Saturday, BUPD will begin accepting prescription drugs today, Oct. 21.
Oct. 20, 2020
Via “Surfaces,” Baylor alum seeks to spread positivity through his music
Whether it’s watching dance videos on TikTok or jamming out on the radio, chances are you’ve heard the chart-topping bop that is “Sunday Best” by Surfaces. But what you probably didn’t know is that the lead singer, Forrest Frank, is a Baylor alum! Frank (BBA ’17) was a business major and part of the Kappa …
Oct. 20, 2020
Baylor University 'Goes Purple' in Support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2020) — In observance of <b>Domestic Violence Awareness Month</b> (DVAM), the lights on Baylor University’s Pat Neff Hall tower, Rosenbalm Fountain and McLane Stadium, along with the I-35 bridges, will “Go Purple” at dusk on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
Oct. 19, 2020
A Homecoming like never before: Recapping #BaylorHomecoming 2020
We knew going in that Homecoming 2020 was going to be different. Due to COVID-19, alumni were (sadly) encouraged not to return to campus this year, but to join in from wherever they may be as most events were moved online. With Saturday’s football game postponed due to COVID-19, the weekend became less about a …
Oct. 15, 2020
Baylor University Announces $30 Million Scholarship Challenge
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2020) – Baylor University today announced a $30 million gift commitment from Dan and Jenni Hord of Midland, Texas. The Hords, both Baylor alumni, are passionate about student success, and through the Hord Scholarship Challenge, they are encouraging the collective Baylor Family to match their giving to Baylor by supporting merit-based scholarships to help deserving students bridge the gap between merit- and need-based financial aid and unmet financial need.
Oct. 14, 2020
Happy 90th birthday, Memorial Hall!
Interest in a Baylor education has never been higher, and that has led to continued student body growth. That, in turn, has caused the university in recent years to both build new residential halls (like North Village, Brooks Village and East Village) and to update existing halls. But this isn’t the first time Baylor has had …

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