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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Baylor prof’s award-winning films offer BU students real-world experience

Baylor prof’s award-winning films offer BU students real-world experience

If you’ve spent time in Waco over the summer, there’s a chance you’ve seen a feature film being shot in restaurants, homes and even downtown alleys. That’s because when the weather gets warmer, Chris Hansen makes movies — in the process, providing his Baylor Film & Digital Media (FDM) students with unique hands-on opportunities. Hansen, …

Robust Year of Giving to Baylor Lays Foundation for Growth

Robust Year of Giving to Baylor Lays Foundation for Growth

WACO, Texas (June 20, 2018) – Baylor University today announced that the philanthropic support of students, alumni, parents and friends during the recently completed fiscal year (June 1, 2017, to May 31, 2018) – which coincided with the first year in office of Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D. – exceeded $113 million.

Welcoming Baylor Freshmen with Orientation

Welcoming Baylor Freshmen with Orientation

WACO, Texas (June 8, 2018) – Students from across the country are gathering this summer in Waco, Texas for the start of their college careers at Baylor University.

International Studies/Russian Major Awarded Boren Scholarship

International Studies/Russian Major Awarded Boren Scholarship

WACO, Texas (June 6, 2018) – Carter Anne Jones, a junior majoring in international studies and Russian at Baylor University, has been awarded the prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship to study in Indonesia for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Gift from Alumna’s Estate Creates Endowed Chair in Biology

Gift from Alumna’s Estate Creates Endowed Chair in Biology

WACO, Texas (June 5, 2018) – Baylor University today announced the establishment of The Floyd F. Davidson Endowed Memorial Chair in Biology, made possible through a gift of approximately $2.5 million from the estate of Lorene Taylor Davidson, who died in 2013 at the age of 100. Lorene and her husband, Floyd Davidson, Ph.D., were longtime Baylor supporters who blended giving to Baylor during their lifetimes with the inclusion of a gift to Baylor in their estate. Floyd Davidson died in 1990.

Humanitarian Engineering Student Selected for Inaugural Station 1 Fellowship

Humanitarian Engineering Student Selected for Inaugural Station 1 Fellowship

WACO, Texas (May 31, 2018) – Alina Gavrilov, sophomore engineering student with a concentration in humanitarian engineering in Baylor University’s <a href="http://www.ecs.baylor.edu/">School of Engineering and Computer Science</a>, has been selected for an inaugural summer fellowship with <a href="http://www.station1.org/">Station1</a>, a nonprofit organization with a mission of providing frontier, socially directed, science and technology-focused research and internships to more students nationwide.

Baylor Libraries Wins Texas Digital Library Award for Black Gospel Music Restoration Project

Baylor Libraries Wins Texas Digital Library Award for Black Gospel Music Restoration Project

WACO, Texas (May 30, 2018) – The Texas Digital Library (TDL) has honored Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project team at Baylor Libraries with the 2018 Excellence in Digital Libraries Award for their work in making accessible the creative output of hundreds of black gospel artists.

Baylor Professor Selected as Journalism Fellow

Baylor Professor Selected as Journalism Fellow

WACO, Texas (May 29, 2018) – Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., professor of journalism, graduate program director and director of American studies in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been named as one of nine Institute for Diverse Leadership (IDL) in Journalism and Communication fellows, a program through the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).