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Oct. 20, 2021
U.S. News, Wall Street Journal again rank Baylor among nation’s best student experiences
If you ask a BU student or alum what Baylor means to them, you’re likely to hear stories about brilliant, caring professors, classes that stimulated their imagination and helped carve their future paths, and organizations or activities that introduced them to friends who lasted a lifetime. While our top-tier academic rankings are a point of …
Oct. 19, 2021
‘Lady, The Miracle Bear’ documents BU’s beloved black bear’s health journey
Lady and Joy have been called “the world’s most beloved black bears,” and that love was manifested in the prayers and support the Baylor Family showed Lady over the past two years during a pair of health concerns. But even the most devoted fans of Baylor’s bears may not know the full story of Lady’s path …
Oct. 19, 2021
Baylor University Mourns Passing of Inaugural Wesley House of Studies Director Billy Abraham
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2021) - Baylor University and George W. Truett Theological Seminary are mourning the death of Rev. William “Billy” J. Abraham, D.Phil., inaugural Director of Truett’s Wesley House of Studies, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 7. As one of the most highly regarded Wesleyan scholars of our time, Dr. Abraham was skillfully leading Truett Seminary’s recently launched program to prepare Wesleyan students, especially Methodists, for ministry within their given denominational contexts.
Oct. 19, 2021
Baylor University to ‘Go Purple’ in Recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2021) – In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), the lights on Baylor University’s Pat Neff Hall tower, Rosenbalm Fountain and McLane Stadium will “Go Purple” at dusk Thursday, Oct. 21.
Oct. 18, 2021
Perfect weather, perfect weekend: Recapping #BaylorHomecoming 2021
The best weekend of the year is undoubtedly #BaylorHomecoming! With all the usual Homecoming traditions back for 2021, this past weekend was a particularly special Baylor Family reunion, filled with unforgettable memories and moments together. @bayloru##BaylorHomecoming 🔥 is the best homecoming that’s all the end | ##POV ##GameDay ##Rocktober♬ original sound – bayloruniversity In case …
Oct. 18, 2021
Truett Seminary’s “Program for the Future Church” to Address Modern Issues in a Changing World
WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2021) – George W. Truett Theological Seminary’s newly established Program for the Future Church (PFFC) is seeking to tackle emerging modern issues facing the Church. By serving as a “visible bridge” between the Church and Truett Seminary at Baylor University, the program will include a diverse group of individuals to serve as collaborative partners to religious institutions.
Oct. 15, 2021
Baylor Recruits Henry Han, Ph.D., Leading Data Scientist, to Serve as Inaugural McCollum Family Chair in Data Sciences
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2021) – Baylor University announced today the appointment of Henry Han, Ph.D., an international leader in the data sciences disciplines, as the inaugural holder of The McCollum Family Chair in Data Sciences in the Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science.
Oct. 14, 2021
Where do Waco’s culinary trendsetters go for our city’s best meal?
Visiting Waco and wondering where/what to eat? One extra benefit to Waco’s growth in recent years has been the development of a true Waco food scene. Baylor alumni have played big roles in the city’s recent culinary development, as the forces behind new favorites such as Pinewood Coffee Bar, The Olive Branch, Revival Eastside Eatery, …

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