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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Happy 30th birthday, Ferrell Center!

Happy 30th birthday, Ferrell Center!

It’s hosted three presidents and housed six national championship teams, welcomed some of the biggest country music acts in history, and christened tens of thousands of Baylor Bears who walked across its Commencement stage and exited as alumni. We’re talking, of course, about the Ferrell Center, which opened in style 30 years ago this week. …

Baylor, BGCT Sign Cooperative Agreement Renewing Vision for Baptist Student Ministries

Baylor, BGCT Sign Cooperative Agreement Renewing Vision for Baptist Student Ministries

WACO, Texas (Sept. 20, 2018) – For nearly 100 years, Baptist Student Ministries has worked to equip college students across the country to follow Christ and transform the world. On Wednesday, Baylor University and the Baptist General Convention of Texas signed a cooperative agreement for a renewed vision of Baptist Student Ministries (BSM) as a chartered student organization on campus.

The Storm After the Storm: Scam Contractors Who Prey on Those Suffering After a Natural Disaster

The Storm After the Storm: Scam Contractors Who Prey on Those Suffering After a Natural Disaster

WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2018) – Following a natural disaster or strong storm like Hurricane Florence, there is usually a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets.

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.