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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#BearsOfBaylor — “I’m majoring in neuroscience because I actually have epilepsy.”

#BearsOfBaylor — “I’m majoring in neuroscience because I actually have epilepsy.”

“I’m majoring in neuroscience because I actually have epilepsy. Ever since the end of my sophomore year it starting getting a little worse, so I just wanted to learn more about the brain, learn more about neuroscience. Plus, it’s pretty new and not many people know much about the brain, so I wanted to just …

Something to Chew On: Baylor Nutrition Expert Exposes Five Myths About Food

Something to Chew On: Baylor Nutrition Expert Exposes Five Myths About Food

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) — When it comes to food, don’t swallow all that information online and on social media. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, nutrition experts are busting a lot of the myths with science-based evidence. Setting the record straight on some of those is Baylor University professor and registered dietitian Janelle Walter, Ph.D.

Thanksgiving Closures At Baylor

Thanksgiving Closures At Baylor

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) — Baylor University will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 22, to Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please note the following changes in hours of operation.

Baylor Ranked No. 9 Undergraduate School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Baylor Ranked No. 9 Undergraduate School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2017) – Baylor University offers one of the top programs for students aspiring to launch their own businesses, according to the latest rankings released today by The Princeton Review and featured in Entrepreneur magazine. Baylor’s program in the Hankamer School of Business was ranked No. 9 on the list of “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship of 2018.”

Baylor Student Achieves National Praise and Scholarship for Medical Research

Baylor Student Achieves National Praise and Scholarship for Medical Research

WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2017) – Micheal Munson, a Baylor University sophomore and University Scholar, participated in the Johns Hopkins University Summer Internship as a research intern this summer and recently presented his research findings at a national conference.

Gift from Lynda and Robert Copple Will Create Chair in Christian School Leadership

Gift from Lynda and Robert Copple Will Create Chair in Christian School Leadership

WACO, Texas (Nov. 9, 2017) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $2.5 million from Lynda and Robert Copple of Frisco that will create the Lynda and Robert Copple Endowed Chair in Christian School Leadership within Baylor University’s School of Education. The gift will enable Baylor to attract a visionary Christian leader to lay the academic and intellectual foundations of the Center for Christian Education (CCE) and establish the Center as the preeminent provider of professional development for leaders of Christian schools and for Christian leaders in non-sectarian school settings.

Finding the God Particle

Finding the God Particle

Five years after they contributed to the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the Higgs boson –– also called “the God particle” –– researchers in Baylor’s high-energy physics program are continuing their investigations into the building blocks of the universe. And while they probe these mysteries, Jay Dittmann, Ph.D., and Dr. Kenichi “Ken” Hatakeyama, Ph.D., both associate professors of physics in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, are kindling a passion for scientific discovery among their students.