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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The fun story behind why UT’s new police dog is named ‘Baylor’

The fun story behind why UT’s new police dog is named ‘Baylor’

We love seeing the many ways Baylor grads fling their green and gold afar — especially in fun and unexpected ways. Like this one:Diego Rivas, a 2017 Baylor MBA graduate who lives in Austin, recently donated a beautiful Belgian Malinois puppyto the University of Texas Police Department. His only request? That they name the dog …

Out of Office: New Baylor Management Study Examines Relationship Between Stress and Remote Work

Out of Office: New Baylor Management Study Examines Relationship Between Stress and Remote Work

WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2018) – Many U.S. employees believe working from home – or at least away from the office – can bring freedom and stress-free job satisfaction. A new Baylor University study says, “Not so fast.”

Scholars Will Present Summer Research Findings at Inaugural McNair Research Symposium

Scholars Will Present Summer Research Findings at Inaugural McNair Research Symposium

WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2018) – Baylor University’s McNair Scholars program will host its inaugural research symposium from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Beckham and White rooms of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St. This come-and-go event will feature scholars’ poster presentations based on their summer research.

‘An Amazing Group of Students’ - Inaugural Baylor McNair Scholars Ready to Soar in the Academy

‘An Amazing Group of Students’ - Inaugural Baylor McNair Scholars Ready to Soar in the Academy

WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2018) – Baylor University’s 25 inaugural McNair Scholars are ready to soar, like the program’s namesake Dr. Ronald E. McNair, a laser physicist and NASA astronaut who was inspired to work hard and persevere in his studies by his family and by a teacher who recognized and believed in his scientific potential.

Baylor University Named Carter BloodCare College of the Year

Baylor University Named Carter BloodCare College of the Year

WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2018) – Carter BloodCare recognized Baylor University as its 2017-18 College of the Year, thanks to faculty and students’ donations of more than 1,000 units of blood that saved 3,000 lives.

Baylor Enrolls Highest-Achieving Freshman Class, Sets Records for Undergraduate Retention, Graduation Rates

Baylor Enrolls Highest-Achieving Freshman Class, Sets Records for Undergraduate Retention, Graduation Rates

WACO, Texas (Sept. 6, 2018) – Baylor University enrolled its highest-achieving freshman class ever and advanced undergraduate retention and graduation rates to record levels, according to 12th class day statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing (IRT).

Viziv Technologies LLC Partners with Baylor University to Develop Potentially Revolutionary Electrical Distribution Technology

Viziv Technologies LLC Partners with Baylor University to Develop Potentially Revolutionary Electrical Distribution Technology

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2018) – Viziv Technologies LLC and Baylor University have announced a new research partnership aimed at commercializing an entirely new means of delivering electrical energy wirelessly over long distances.

When ‘Religiosity’ Competes with Materialism, Charitable Giving Takes a Hit, Baylor Study Shows

When ‘Religiosity’ Competes with Materialism, Charitable Giving Takes a Hit, Baylor Study Shows

WACO, Texas (Aug. 21, 2018) – Religious people tend to be more charitable than their nonreligious counterparts, but they’ll think twice about opening their wallets if it prolongs their next big purchase, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

Children with Brain Tumors Who Undergo Radiation Therapy Are Less Likely to Recall Recent Personal Events than to Remember Pre-Treatment Happenings

Children with Brain Tumors Who Undergo Radiation Therapy Are Less Likely to Recall Recent Personal Events than to Remember Pre-Treatment Happenings

WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2018) — Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo radiation treatment are less likely to recall the specifics of events they experienced after radiation than to remember pre-treatment happenings, according to a Baylor University study comparing them to children with healthy brains.