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Baylor's nationally ranked graduate and professional education programs equip students to bring inquiry and innovation, informed by a Christian perspective, to bear on real-world concerns as they pursue their call to lead in academia, the boardroom, the medical profession, the lab, and the studio.

Mar. 4, 2021
Vinnie Johnson builds success — from Baylor to the NBA to business
The stories of “boom to bust” for college and pro athletes after their playing careers end are legion. Vinnie Johnson, Baylor Class of 1980, is not one of those. Johnson — a two-time all-American at Baylor, one of the greatest sixth men in NBA history, and our pick as the greatest Baylor alum in NBA history …
Mar. 4, 2021
MBB’s Butler Named Naismith Trophy Semifinalist
Baylor junior guard Jared Butler has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the Jersey Mike's Naismith Trophy Men's Player of the Year, as announced Thursday by the Atlanta Tip-Off Club.
Mar. 4, 2021
Baylor Researcher Earns $493,000 Grant to Improve Behavior Outcomes for Children with Developmental Disabilities
WACO, Texas (March 4, 2021) – Stephanie Gerow, Ph.D., assistant professor of educational psychology in the Baylor University School of Education, has earned a coveted grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund research that will provide early childhood professionals with behavioral intervention training for children with developmental disabilities.
Mar. 4, 2021
Baylor University Announces $1.5 Million Gift to Scholarships
WACO, Texas (March 4, 2021) – Baylor University today announced a $1.5 million gift from Stephen and Lori Angel of Connecticut, and their children, Logan Angel (B.A. ’13) of Dallas, and Mason Angel of Venice Beach, California, through the Angel Family Foundation to support student scholarships within the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work’s Global Mission Leadership (GML) Program.
Mar. 3, 2021
Culture of JOY leads Baylor men’s basketball to first Big 12 title
Shout it from the rafters — Baylor men’s basketball is the 2020-21 Big 12 Conference champion! The Bears beat No. 6-ranked West Virginia on the road Tuesday — in overtime — 94-89 to clinch the program’s first conference title in 71 years. Some stories about the game focused on the rust head coach Scott Drew’s team is …
Mar. 2, 2021
Lady Bears win 11th straight (!!!!!) Big 12 title
It appears there are now three great certainties in life: death, taxes, and Baylor women’s basketball winning the Big 12. Yes, the Lady Bears won their 11th straight regular season Big 12 title this week, extending their decade of dominance over the league. The run is the longest active streak in the nation, and the …
Mar. 2, 2021
Champions of Change Recognition Program to Honor Unsung Heroes of Baylor University's Past, Present
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2021) – Baylor University will honor and celebrate unsung heroes of Baylor’s past and present through Champions of Change, a new program that recognizes and acknowledges the accomplishments of faculty, staff and alumni who have demonstrated efforts to foster greater appreciation and advancement of diversity, inclusiveness and equity for communities of color at Baylor and in Waco.
Mar. 2, 2021
Ten Finalists for 2021 Baylor New Venture Competition to Compete for More Than $250,000
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2021) — Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise has announced its top 10 finalists for the 10th annual New Venture Competition, a two-day business plan and elevator pitch competition for collegiate entrepreneurs around the world held March 25-27.

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